Racket-wielding youth should get ready for “Tennis Night in America.”

Racket-wielding youth should get ready for “Tennis Night in America.”

Parents and their children are invited to help kick off the 2011 youth tennis season during the event, which is being held to promote early registration for upcoming youth tennis programs. The Metro East Tennis Center at 3109 N.W. Vesper in Blue Springs is hosting one of these events from 1 to 2 p.m. today.