Timeout, Aug. 13, 2014
Central Home Run Derby: Aug. 30 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Grand Mesa Little League. Fee: $50. Deadline: Aug. 22. Participants need to bring their own wood bat. Information: https://centralhomerunderby.eventbrite.com.
Grand Valley Seniors: Group plays the first and third Thursday each month, 9 a.m. at Lincoln Park Golf Course. Nine-hole scramble. Men and women 50 and older, all skill levels. No GHIN required. Information: 242-6394.
Tiara Rado Day Ladies: New members welcome. Wednesday morning play, shotgun starts at 9 a.m., 9-hole and 18-hole rounds. Information: http://www.golfgrandjunction.net/results.
LP Senior Men’s Club: The Lincoln Park Senior Men’s Club is looking for new members. Players must be 55 years or older, and the club does not charge any membership fees. The club plays at 9 a.m. on Friday mornings, with signups at 8 a.m. Information: Dave Brown, 241-7922.
Bulldog Classic: Aug. 9 at Chipeta Golf Course. Four-person scramble begins with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Fee: $300/team. Information: 970-433-1681.
Toys for Tots Tournament: Aug. 16 at the Golf Club at Redlands Mesa beginning at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. Fee: $100/player. Information: Derek Sjolund, 303-817-3195.
Golf 4 Hope Tournament: Sept. 6 at Chipeta Golf Course beginning with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Fee: $70/person. Proceeds benefit Western Colorado Suicide Prevention Foundation. Information: Martha Graf, 683-6626.
Community Classic: Four-person scramble tournament is Sept. 27 at Battlement Mesa Golf Course in Parachute. Fee: $75/player, $300/team. Information: Mary Anderson, 285-0388 or Chuck Curtis, 285-7274.
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, Sports Authority and the CMU Extension campus in Montrose. Information: Beth Schroeder, 248-1503.
Book it For Reading 8K: Aug. 16 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Palisade High School. Fee: Adults — $25/by July 31; $30/before Aug. 9; $35/day of race; Kids ages 8-12 — $15/by July 31; $17/before Aug. 9; $20/day of race. Proceeds benefit Mount Garfield Middle School library. Information: Paula, 210-6040.
Kokopelli Classic: 8.5 and 16 mile runs are Aug. 23 beginning at 7 a.m. at Mary’s Loop at the Loma exit off Interstate 70. Fee: $30/before race, $35/day of race for 8.5 mile race; $50/before race, $55/day of race for 16 mile race. Information: mcsargt.com or 270-6147.
Spur of the Moment 5K: Aug. 30 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Junior Legion Park. Information: Larry, 274-0774 or Jay, 640-2746.
Filthy 5K: Sept. 5 beginning a 9 a.m. at Matchett Park. Fee: $35/ages 14-older, $30/ages 8-16. Information: 254-3866.
Rim Rock Marathon: Nov. 1 beginning at 8 a.m. starting at Grand Junction Gem and Minerals Club. Fee: $72/person or $133/two-person relay team. Information: http://www.rimrockmarathon.com.
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.
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.
Junior Tennis: Year-round leagues for all levels and abilities at Bookcliff Country Club. Open to members and non-members. Information: 243-3323.
Grand Junction Tennis Club: $20 membership fees are due. Information: Kathy Elliott, 986-8104.
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.
Elvis Tribute Dance: Aug. 16 from 7-10 p.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center. Fee: $4. Information: 874-0923.
Maverick Hoedown: Sept. 5 at the University Center Ballroom. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund for CMU. Information: http://www.coloradomesa.edu/hoedown or 248-1503.