Timeout, Feb. 1, 2012
Grand Mesa Little League: Registration will be taken the first week of February, 2012, at the Central High School cafeteria. Check website, grandmesalittleleague.com for more information, or call 242-6951 or Dave Mantlo, 245-2218.
Fruita Little League: Registration for 2012 season can be done online until March 21 or in person on Feb. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at Fruita Rec Center. Online registration at http://www.fruitalittleleague.com. Information: Sharla, 270-7274.
Colorado Mesa Golf Pass: The benefit golf program supports Colorado Mesa University athletic scholarships, with free or discount rounds at 32 courses in Colorado and Utah. Passes are $35 each and are on sale at Saunders Fieldhouse at CMU, all City Market stores in the Grand Valley, Delta, Glenwood Springs, Montrose and New Castle, Gene Taylor’s Sporting Goods, Sports Authority and the CMU Extension campus in Montrose. Information: Beth Schroeder, 248-1503.
Knights of Columbus Tournament: July 7 at Adobe Creek National Golf Course. Tournament benefits Rose Hill Hospitality House of St. Mary’s Hospital. Registration begins at 7 a.m., shotgun start at 8 a.m. Fee: $85/person. Information: John, 260-7644.
GJHS Food Drive: The Grand Junction High School winter sports teams are sponsoring a Food Drive to support the Salvation Army through the season. Spectators can bring items to games at GJHS and put into boxes in the West gym lobby.
USA Track and Field Half Marathon Championships: Aug. 11 at Mt. Sneffels. Total prize money of $2,000, must be a Colorado resident and a USAT&F member. Run benefits Mt. Sneffels Education Foundation. Information: http://www.mtsneffelsmarathon.com.
Valentine Day Massacre Prediction Run: Three-mile run is Feb. 11 beginning at the bottom of Rosevale Road by the river. Information: Jay, 589-6180.
Do Your Heart Some Good/Sweetheart Run: 5K and 10K races are 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 18 beginning at Fruita Rec Center. Information: http://www.fruita.org or 858-0360.
Tortoise and Hare 6-mile Relay: 10:30 a.m. on March 3 beginning at 2932 B Road. Teams are paired at the start of race, each runs 3 miles. Information: Larry, 270-0774.
Redstone Snowshoe Race/Walk: 10K race is Feb. 4 at 10 a.m., beginning at Redstone Inn west parking lot. Fee: $20, benefits Hospice of Grand Valley. Information: Sue, 704-1843.
USSSA Girls State/National Qualifier: Open classification tournament is March 31-April 1 at Fruita Little League. Information: Wally, 245-6285 or Don Wood, 250-5883.
Masters Program: Adult swimming for ages 18 and older 5:30-7 a.m. Monday through Friday at El Pomar Natatorium at Colorado Mesa University. Information: Chris, 245-5731.
Grand Junction Tennis Club: Membership fees for 2012 are due. Cost: $20 per person. Fee goes to equipment, court needs and to provide scholarships for the Colorado Mesa University tennis team. Information: 242:1490.
Tennis Lessons: Available for adults and juniors of all levels at the Junction Indoor Tennis Center. Information: 241-2280.
Beginner Tennis Lessons: Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. for ages 7-16 at Bookcliff Activity Center. Fee: $12/session. Information: 254-3866.
Taco Bell Western Slope Open: The annual tennis tournament is July 23-July 29, 2012. Information: 242-1490.
Tae Kwon Do: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:45-8 p.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center for ages 9-older. Fee: $30. Information: 874-0923.
Grand Valley Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament: Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. until noon at Riverbend Park in Palisade. 18-hole, Stableford scoring system. Proceeds benefit Kids Backpack Program. Fee: $25. Information: 234-8865.
Glenwood Insurance Endurance Challenge: 8 a.m. on Feb. 25 at Sunlight Mountain Resort in Glenwood Springs. Competition is a 12-hour hike and ski race for individuals and teams. Deadline: Feb. 17. Information: https://sunlight.secure.force.com/Endurance.
Mesa County USBC Western Slope Open Bowling Tournament: Feb. 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26 at Freeway Fun Center. Deadline: Feb. 3. Information: Norm, 250-1647.