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Valley Dynamite All Star Cheer is a sporting group for young athletes being started right here in Glenwood Springs. All ages and athletic ability are welcome to join. There will be teams, choreography, stunting, tumbling, jumps and more all in a safe fun environment. We are going to have minis (ages 4-6) all the way through high school age athletes. The group will compete on a state level and possibly further. So if you are interested in the exciting sport of competitive cheer, we want you. Classes will be forming soon. Sign-ups/tryouts will be Sept. 29 or Oct. 1 starting at 6 p.m. at the Kidzplex gym, 100 Midland Ave., Suite 250, in Glenwood. All athletes that sign up will be on a team. If you need more information please visit our website, e-mail the director, Michelle,, or call her at (970) 779-0860.

Oktoberfest is going green. The town of Carbondale’s ninth annual Celtic Fest and Oktoberfest celebrations, in conjunction with EverGreen Events, are currently looking for volunteers to man the Zero Waste Stations at the events. Celtic Fest will be Friday, Oct. 8, with shifts from 5-7 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., and Oktoberfest will be Saturday, Oct. 9, with shifts from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1-3 p.m., 3-5 p.m., 5-7 p.m., and 7-9 p.m. Contact Jessi at or call (970) 704-4115.

Boys in grades first through fifth are invited to join the Rifle/Silt Pack 223 Cub 500 event at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Veterans Park in Silt. This is a great time to come learn about Cub Scouts. If you have any questions you can contact Janet 987-3529.

Come join the dance party. We meet every Friday morning at 9 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church at 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood. Come check it out. Call Denise at 928-7177 for more info.

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