Aspen Square Daily News
If you love hockey and would like to get involved with the local women's hockey team, the Aspen Mother Puckers, you can try out for the team this Thursday, October 9 and the following Thursday, October 16 at the Aspen Ice Garden. The Mother Puckers have been playing since 1974 and have included many fine athletes over the years. Tryouts begin at 7:15pm and will include refreshments after the skate. For details, visit www.aspenmotherpuckers.com.
The snow sports movie festival, part of The Meeting, the Aspen Skiing Company's annual salute to the winter season, kicks off tonight at the Wheeler Opera House. This evening three films will be screened at 5:30pm, 6:30pm and 8pm. Four films will be shown on Saturday night beginning at 6pm, followed by an 11pm live musical performance by Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation. We guarantee you'll be jazzed for winter after seeing all of the films!
If you have a high school student in your family and are in the Aspen area this weekend, take the opportunity to take your student to the Western Slope College Fair on Sunday, October 5. From 10am to 2pm, families can visit with representatives from more than 200 colleges and universities from all over the country. It's a great way to do a college visit without leaving town! Details can be found at www.cwscollegefair.org.