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The newly minted Roaring Fork Roller Derby League is holding a fundraiser tonight at Dos Gringos (588 Highway 133, Carbondale) at 7 p.m. and another from 2-6 p.m. on Sept. 18 at Two Rivers Park.

The Dos Gringos event will feature a screening of the roller derby movie “Whip It.”

There will be food and drink specials, dancing to a live D.J. and a silent auction. A $5 donation is suggested at the door.



The Sept. 18 event will feature live music from local bands, a beer tent and a dunk tank. All donations go toward getting the new league rolling.

For more information, contact Christa Wagner at 618-2492 or find The Roaring Fork Roller Derby League on Facebook.



River Valley Ranch Golf Club is hosting the Oct. 8 Ram Classic Golf Tournament, a benefit for Roaring Fork High School athletics.

The cost is $125 for 18 holes of golf with a cart. The tournament is a scramble and begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

To pre-register, call Larry Williams at 355-4554 or e-mail rfbball08@yahoo.com.

Sunlight Winter Sports Club and Sunlight Mountain Resort will be hosting Feed the Heathen, a 5K run/hike at Sunlight, on Sept. 18. The two-lap course goes up Heathen, one of the steepest runs in North America.

The cost of the 9 a.m. event is $70 per two-person relay team/individual and proceeds benefit the Sunlight Winter Sports Club scholarship fund, which is used to help offset tuition costs for young ski racers.

Contact Mitch Mulhall at 948-0557 or mitch@sunlightwintersportsclub.com for more information.

Visit http://www.active.com/running/glenwood-springs-co/feed-the-heathen-2010 to register.

The sixth annual Lead King Loop charity races are slated for Sunday, Sept. 19, in Marble. Course options include a 25K, 12.5K and kids race. Race proceeds benefit Marble Charter School. Race day also features lunch, a pint glass, a tech-T, a raffle and marble prizes.

Sign up at Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale or online at http://www.leadkingloop25k.com. Call Craig at 704-1275 with questions.

Are you ready for some football?

Join Carbondale Recreation for some introductory flag football fun.

Practice passing, catching, punting and kicking. Learn the basic rules of flag football and participate in organized scrimmages.

The program is for first- and second-grade boys and girls. Class will meet Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept.13-Oct. 6, at Sopris Park from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and the fee is $35.

For more information, call the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center at 704-4190.


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