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The Reel Rock Film Tour comes to Glenwood tonight at 7 p.m. in the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students.

The film night is a fundraiser for the Glenwood Springs High School climbing program and features a silent auction and raffle with great product from a variety of outdoor businesses.

This year, Reel Rock turns five and co-founders Sender Films and Big UP Productions are celebrating by taking you on a global ride like never before. From death-defying speed link-ups of the wildest faces in The Alps, to Olympian displays of strength and tenacity on the hardest boulders ever climbed, Reel Rock 2010 features a breathtaking journey through the vertical realm.

Rifle High School’s cross country team is hosting an open five-kilometer race during its Thursday cross country meet at Deerfield Park.

Community members are welcome to sign up on the day of the 5:30 p.m. race. The cost is $5 and proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Before the public hits the course, 12 high school teams will battle it out at the mid-week meet, which starts at 4:30 p.m.

Sharpen your skates, ladies. The Aspen Mother Puckers A and B teams are holding an open tryout for the upcoming season. All adult recreational women hockey players are invited to attend and there is no charge for the first two skates.

On-ice sessions will be 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Oct. 14 and 21, at the Aspen Ice Garden. Be dressed and ready to skate by 5:45 p.m. on Oct. 14 for a brief meeting.

Helmets are required and full hockey gear is strongly recommended. For more information, call Jeanne at 379-5581.

Benefit Bull Team Bull Riding, a fundraiser for Garfield County Little Britches Rodeo Club, is scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Garfield County Fairgrounds.

The cost is $400 for a four-bull team and $120 for bull riders.

Contact Shannon Jewell at 618-7561 for more information.

Defiance Volleyball Club will hold an information and registration meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Glenwood Springs Middle School at 6 p.m.

All girls in the fifth through 12th grade who are interested in playing should attend the meeting.

Club fees, schedules and fundraising information will be discussed at the meeting.

If you would like to play but can’t attend, contact club director Denise Greene at greene@sopris.net.

Tryouts for teams will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon at the middle school.

Spend some time after school at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center playing volleyball, basketball, floor hockey and soccer. Every time Teens Quadrathlon meets, you will play a different sport.

This program, which is geared toward children 12 to 16 years old, runs Wednesday evenings from 6-7 p.m., Oct. 27 to Nov. 17.

For more information, call the CRCC at 704-4190.

Dinky Dunkers is an introductory recreational basketball program for first- and second-grade girls and boys.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of passing, dribbling and shooting, as well as the rules of the game in a fun, active environment.

This program begins Oct. 25 and runs until Nov. 18.

Girls will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays and boys will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center. The program, which runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m., is $40.

For more information, call Jessi at 704-4115.

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