SPARKS — Give your child the opportunity to learn the skills and fundamentals of basketball and play games with a team during the Sparks Parks and Recreation Department’s Mini Basketball League. The program, geared for boys and girls in kindergarten through 2nd grade, will be held Sept. 13 to Oct. 20 at the Alf Sorensen Community Center, 1400 Baring Blvd. One-hour games/practices will take place between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost for the Mini Basketball League is $54, or $45 for residents of Sparks. Financial assistance is available for eligible households. Register online at www.sparksrec.com through Sept. 8, or call the Alf Sorensen Community Center at 353-2385.