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The Glenwood Dance Academy is offering dance instruction in swing, jitterbug, salsa and hip-hop, classes begin in September. Give it a try with a $10 drop-in fee. Call 945-2717 for a schedule.

The Eagle County Democrat Meet-Up will take place on Monday, Sept. 4, at Bagel Bites, City Market Shopping Center, El Jebel at noon. Campaign information will be available for Bill Ritter for governor, Ken Gordon for secretary of state and Fern OBrien for attorney general. For information, call 963-9852.

Pathway to Fishing, a free fishing program for kids ages 6-12, will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 9, at Lions Pond in Rifle. Free fishing poles and tackle. Call the Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce at 625-2085, ext. 2, to register and for more details. Preregistration is required.

Climbing Magazine presents the Reel Rock Film Tour as a benefit for the HERA Womens Cancer Foundation, a volunteer organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for ovarian cancer research and awareness programs. The Sept. 7 event will be hosted by Carbondales Crystal Theatre, with a pre-event wine tasting and appetizers at Grana from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The show will launch the world premier of two new groundbreaking climbing films by the top producers in the industry: Dosage Volume IV, by Josh Lowell, and First Ascent, by Peter Mortimer. All the proceeds will go to the HERA Foundation; tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Climbing Magazine; call 963-9449 for more information. A silent auction/raffle to benefit the HERA Foundation will precede the film premiers.

The 20th annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials hosts 120 of North Americas top dog/handler teams vying for a $20,000 purse Sept. 6-10 in Meeker. Craft fair, art contest, petting farm, barbecues and more. Tickets at the gate. Five-day pass: adult, $30; ages 8-16, $15. One-day pass: adult, $10; ages 8-16, $5; under 8 free daily. No pets please. Details at or call (970) 878-5510.

SHARE Colorado (Self Help and Resource Exchange), a nonprofit organization, is a monthly food distributor that offers grocery packages at half the retail price to everyone. Every package you buy for yourself helps to put food on the table for another family in your community. To order from SHARE please visit the Eagles Lodge at 312 Seventh St. on Sept. 9 from noon to 2 p.m. For more information on the SHARE program call 1-800-933-7427 or visit http://www.sharecolorado. com.

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