Ties & Tennies, an after-hours social with a twist, will mark the opening of the Cape Girardeau SportsPlex on May 4th from 6 to 8 p.m. at the new indoor sports complex at 2526 Jim Drury Way. The public opening will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6. Men are encouraged to show up in shirt, tie, shorts and tennis shoes. For women, it’s comfortable dress tops with shorts or leggings and tennis shoes. The event is designed to raise money for youth sports and recreation scholarships while also showcasing the new facility. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres by Tractors, a cash bar, music, lighthearted sports competitions and prizes. There also will be a “Ties & Tennies” fashion show. You are encouraged to form three-member teams. Admission is $20 a ticket, if purchased by April 28. After that date, the cost will be $25 a ticket. For more information call (573) 339-6340.