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Want to be a certified soccer referee and earn some extra cash?

The New Castle Community Center is hosting a U.S. Soccer Federation Referee Program Entry Grade 8 certification class Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 24-27.

Class runs from 6-10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday and from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. Class schedule options are either Thursday-Saturday or Friday-Sunday.



Bring your own drinks and snacks to the sessions. There will be a lunch break on Saturday.

The course is open to those 14 years and older and the cost is $75. Call the New Castle Recreation Department at 984-3352 for more information.



Sunlight Mountain Resort is hosting The Joslin Classic, a challenging Telemark Classic format race down Joslin, at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Teams and individuals of all ages and abilities are welcome to sign up. For more information, visit http://www.sunlightmtn.com.

The Endurance Classic, a 12-hour event that involves hiking up and then skiing/snowboarding/running down the hill, is coming to Sunlight Mountain Resort on Feb. 13.

Build a team, a duo or compete solo in this leg-pounding endurance event.

Visit http://www.sunlightmtn.com for more information.

The 2011 Fitness Challenge is here at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.

This program offers fitness assessments, informational wellness seminars, organized activities to help you experience different fitness opportunities, a comprehensive final fitness challenge/healthy potluck/recipe exchange and more. This is a chance to increase your level of personal fitness, awareness and knowledge and to earn prizes.

Visit http://www.glenwoodrec.com or call 384-6300 for more information on this program, which is sponsored by the Bank of Colorado and Fitness Systems, Inc.

Looking for ways to improve your overall personal wellness? Join the Glenwood Springs Community Center for a free series of informational classes covering various topics relevant to wellness. No pre-registration is required.

For class descriptions and speaker information, visit http://www.glenwoodrec.com.

Remaining topics, dates and times:

• SMART goal setting, Jan. 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• How do your genes fit? … Nutrigenomics, Feb. 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• Recreation and leisure benefits, Feb. 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• Your bridge to holistic happiness, Feb. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• Basic personal finance planning, Feb. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• Health by design, Feb. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• Aromatherapy in managing stress, Feb. 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• Nutrition for weight loss/disease prevention, March 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• Allergies: A hidden cause of illness, March 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m.


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