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Mac Computer Classes at Basalt Regional Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library to learn more about your Mac Computer. Learn the basics on Tuesday, August 16 and learn about some of the Apple Programs that come with it on Tuesday, August 30. 1:00-2:15 PM.
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Non-Profit Organization is Seeking Local Host Families for High School Exchange Students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries. To become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or go to www.host.asse.com to begin your host family application.
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Foreign Film Night at Basalt Regional Library

Join us on Wednesday, August 31 at Basalt Regional Library to watch the 2004 Japanese film "Nobody Knows". In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning. 5:15-7:00 PM.
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Volunteers Wanted: Become a Storyteller

Enrich your life and those of area kids by becoming a Spellbinder storytelling volunteer. Spellbinders trains volunteers in the art of oral storytelling and places these volunteers in schools in the Roaring Fork Valley. Our nest four-day storytelling workshop takes place September 6, 9, 13 and 22 from 9 AM to noon in Aspen. For more information, visit www.spellbinders.org.
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Story Art at Basalt Regional Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library the first Wednesday of the month for a fun story and craft with the Aspen Art Museum. 10:30 AM on September 1st.
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The Four Corners Folk Festival

Come and experience the joy that is The Four Corners Folk Festival. Located on Reservoir Hill Park in Pagosa Springs Colorado with forested on-site camping that surrounds this breathtaking mountaintop venue. This year’s line-up includes The Del McCoury Band, The Milk Carton Kids, Darrell Scott, The O’Conner band featuring Mark O’Conner, Sara Watkins, John Fullbright, Sierra Hull, The Black Lillies and more.
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Shakespeare in the Park

The Hudson Reed Ensemble returns to the newly renovated Galena Plaza (behind Pitco Library), Aspen, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Free Shakespeare in the Park with the Bard's' beloved pastoral comedy, AS YOU LIKE IT , August 19,20, 21 & 26,27,28 and September 2, 3, 4, 5:30pm. Chairs provided or bring lawn chair/blanket for seating. 970-319-6867. .
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21st Annual Redstone Labor Day Weekend Art Show

Opening reception is Friday, Sept 2 from 6 to 8pm with 35 local artists displaying their work under the tents on the lawn of the Redstone Inn. Continuing Sat & Sun from 10 to 5 and Labor Day from 10 to 4. All artwork will be available for purchasing. There will be artist demonstrations, book signings, and music all weekend. More information and schedule of events at www.redstoneartfoundation.org.
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After School @ Your Library

Join your friends at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library every day after school for adventure, discovery, and a fantastic time exploring, building, creating and meeting new friends. You never know what will happen! After School @ Your Library starts September 6, and is free. We will begin at 4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. On Wednesdays we will begin at 2:30 p.m. because of early release. For more information, call 970-945-5958.
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Singer-songwriter Jill Cohn teaches workshop at CMC

Singer-songwriter Jill Cohn is teaching a Songsmith weekend workshop at CMC in Carbondale Sept. 9-11. She'll help you hone your ideas and work with basic song forms.You can register at 963-2172.
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Book Clubs @ Basalt Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library Wednesday, September 7 for our book clubs! There's no required books, just bring whatever you are reading. The First Wednesday Book Club meets from 12:00-2:00 PM and the Book Review Club meets from 6:00-7:00 PM.
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Art in the Stacks

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild annual membership show featuring works of Western Slope Artists will be on exhibit at the Glenwood Springs Library from September 7 - October 28. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 pm, on Friday, September 9, in conjunction with the second Friday downtown Glenwood Springs Glen-A-Palooza celebration. Light refreshments will be served. This show is being hosted in partnership with the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts.
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Opening Reception of Vantage Points

Carbondale Arts presents Vantage Points, an exhibition featuring paintings by Patricia Ringer and sculpture by Laura G. Thorne, opening Sept. 9, 6-8p.m. at The Launchpad. Ringer, a former Master Porcelain Artist turned-large-scale-abstract-painter joins forces with Thorne, a large scale multi-media sculptor, to create a dynamic and evocative indoor landscape inside Carbondale Arts’ R2 Gallery. More information can be found at www.carbondalearts.com.
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Music and Movement at Basalt Regional Library

Join us for a fun Storytime of dancing and more! Thursday, September 8 from 10:30-11:00 AM at Basalt Regional Library.
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Family Exploration at Filoha - 9/10/16

Bring your family to Filoha Meadows and learn about the local bat population, visit beaver ponds, collect aquatic insects, and go on a scavenger hunt to explore this unique place, with Roaring Fork Conservancy educators. This program is appropriate for families with children of all ages and their parents. FREE but registration required at www.roaringfork.org/events. Questions? Call 970-927-1290.
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Exhibition Opening: Lisa Singer

The Art Base Annex presents Carbondale artist and art educator Lisa Singer in an upcoming exhibition, Storm. Opening reception is Friday, September 9 from 5:00-7:00 pm. Storm: New Works by Lisa Singer, introduces paintings and sculptures that hold together the dichotomy of the turbulent and sinister nature of storms and the calm, unwavering center within. The Art Base Annex is located at 174 Midland Ave in downtown Basalt. For more information contact 970-927-4123 or info@theartbase.org.
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Exhibition Opening: 10 x 10 Name Unseen

Join the Art Base for the unveiling of one hundred 10x10-inch artworks created and donated by artists based in the Roaring Fork Valley from 5-7 pm on Friday, September 9. Artists’ identities will be concealed until the big reveal after the silent auction during the Art Base Gala on September 17. Exhibition opening is free to the public. Tickets for the Gala and auction available for purchase online. Call 970-927-4123 or email info@theartbase.org for more details.
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Valley Writers

Are you a serious writer who would like to connect with other local serious writers? Then the Valley Writers may be what you are looking for. We will meet the second Saturday each month from 10-Noon in the Basalt Library Conference Room. Please contact Eleanor Shelton eleanors0420@gmail.com for more information.
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“Dollar-A-Day Boys" with Bill Jamerson

If you’ve ever admired the overlooks at Rocky Mountain National Park or enjoyed a concert at the amphitheatre in Red Rocks Park, you’ve benefited from the labors of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Join us at 6:30 p.m. on Mon. Sept. 12 at the Glenwood Springs Library as Michigan-based author/songwriter Bill Jamerson will present music and storytelling. This event is free, open to the public, and refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by the Frontier Historical Society.
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Paws to Read at Basalt Regional Library

Children in grades 1st-4th are invited to read to a lovable dog at Basalt Regional Library. Registrations is required. Tuesdays, September 6 and 20 3:30-4:30 PM.
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The CCC Boys of Colorado

Join us at Basalt Regional Library for a musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps on Monday, September 12. Michigan based author/songwriter Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program. Dressed in uniform, Jamerson shares stories about the CCC, reads excerpts from his book, shows a video clip from his PBS film and sings original songs with his guitar. 2:00-5:00 PM in the Community Room.
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Free Legal Clinic

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Monday, September 12 for the monthly free legal clinic. 15-20 minute sessions with an attorney via computer link. First-come, first-served with sign-up sheet available. 3:30-5:00 PM.
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Coffee Talk: What is a Doula?

What are the benefits of using a birth and postpartum doula? The Carbondale Branch Library is holding a free educational talk with experienced doulas Hillary Lyen and Teresa Weinstein. Join us Wednesday, September 14 at 6 p.m. For more information call: 970-963-2889
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What is a doula?

Are you pregnant or trying to conceive? Would you like to ensure an easier birth and postpartum recovery period and decrease postpartum depression and anxiety. Join us at the library: AUG. 23 @ 7PM Glenwood Springs Library and SEPT 13 @ 6PM Carbondale Library for an educational talk followed up with a Q&A to learn about the benefits of birth and postpartum doulas.
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iPad Classes @ Basalt Regional Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Wednesday, September 13 to hear what the tech experts are calling the best apps for your iPad. 1:00-2:15 PM.
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Mac Apps 2

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Tuesday, September 12 to hear what the tech experts are calling the best apps for your iPad. 1:00-2:15 PM.
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Old Town Jetting

The Town of Carbondale will begin jetting Old Town starting mid- July through mid- September. We will be trying to jet on Tuesdays & Thursdays but this could vary depending on our schedules. If you have questions call the office 963-3140
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Celebrate Aspen Tap: Drinking Water Tour - 9/15/16

Celebrate Aspen’s most valuable resource! Join Roaring Fork Conservancy as we tour Aspen’s high mountain drinking water treatment facility which treats water from Castle Creek. Discover where your water is coming from and learn how this plant is capable of treating up to 9 million gallons of water a day! FREE but registration required at roaringfork.org/events. Questions? Call 970-927-1290.
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Holistic Moms Network Kick-Off Event

The Holistic Moms Network is launching a new Chapter in the Roaring Fork Valley Area and will hold a Kick Off Event at The Orchard Gathering Center located at 110 Snowmass Dr.,in Carbondale on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.The Holistic Moms Network is a rapidly growing national non-profit organization connecting moms who are passionate about holistic health and green living. Please join us
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Emerging Writers Workshop

Do you need an MFA to write compelling fiction? No! But you do need to understand the craft elements behind what works. The Emerging Writers Workshop will provide insight into such fundamentals as: narrative structure, timing, gripping dialogue, what makes a good character, a fiction-writer’s toolbox. Join us at Basalt Regional Library from 5:30-7:30 PM on Wednesday, September 7, 14 & 21.
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Ballads, Old & New

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Thursday, September 15 for ballads and flamenco guitar solos by John Harrison. Doors open at 5:15 pm and the concert will being at 5:30 PM.
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Spectrum Dance Festival Presents Local Color

Dance Initiative’s 5th Annual Spectrum Dance Festival kicks off with Local Color, a performance celebrating local dance artists on Fri., Sept. 16 at 7:30p.m. at The Carbondale Middle School Auditorium. This performance features original choreographic works created by Dance Initiative’s Artists and will be performed by local members of CoMotion and friends. Tickets, Festival Passes and more at danceinitiative.org.
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Alpine Legal Services Presents: Do-It-Yourself Divorce Clinic

Join us on Thursday, September 15th at 5pm in the Garfield County Courthouse to learn how to represent yourself through your divorce case. Attendees will receive all the necessary documentation and information on how to manage their case from start to finish. A small donation is requested for this service but no one will be denied services for lack of ability to pay. Please pre-register by calling 970-945-8858 or online at www.alpinelegalservices.org.
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Alpine Legal Services Presents: Thursday Night Bar

Do you have civil legal questions? Join us on Thursday, September 15th in the Garfield County Courthouse at 5pm. Volunteer attorneys will provide their time for a 15 minute private consultation about such matters as divorce, custody, renter’s rights, etc. Please bring all necessary documentation related to your case, such as; leases, contracts, or court papers. A small donation is requested.
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2017 Community Request Applications Are Now Available

The Town of Carbondale Community Request Application is now available on the Town's website carbondalegov.org The deadline to apply is September 15th at 5:00 pm. For further information contact the town clerk 510-1206
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THE 5TH ANNUAL SPECTRUM DANCE FESTIVAL

Join Dance Initiative for The 5th Annual Spectrum Dance Festival on Sept. 16-18 to celebrate the art of dance! The festival includes performance by local dance artists on Sept. 16, 7:30pm, a guest performance by the Grass Roots Project, founded by nationally acclaimed hip hop choreographer Rennie Harris on Sept. 17, 7:30p.m., and an outstanding series of workshops in African dance, hip hop, modern, tango, & more. For a full festival schedule & tickets, visit danceinitiative.org.
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The 2016 Art Base Gala

Please join the Art Base for its annual gala benefit: The Off Base Ball, on Saturday, September 17 at 5:30 pm. The 20th anniversary celebration will feature dinner and drinks, live music, and a silent auction including one hundred 10” x 10” artworks donated by artists based in the Roaring Fork Valley. All proceeds benefit the Art Base programming. The gala will be held at the Art Base in downtown Basalt. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit theartbase.org or contact 970-927-4123.
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Fashion Forward: Intermediate & Advanced Fashion Design

Fashion Forward is a youth clothing design class for youth, ages 8+, who have previously taken Carbondale Arts' introductory sewing class, are able to hand sew, tie knots, and have sewing machine experience. Youth will learn the elements of fashion design & new sewing skills to implement into clothing that will be featured in Cirque D’ Sopris on Jan. 21 & 22. Registration is $150 for Carbondale Arts members and $175 for non members. Pre-register by Sept. 19 at carbondalearts.com.
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Intro To Fashion Design & Sewing Basics

Intro to Fashion Design is a beginning sewing and fashion class for youth, ages 6+, interested in creating their own unique clothing creations! Youth will learn hand sewing techniques, no-sew techniques, how to use a sewing machine, the basic elements of fashion design, and will design their own creation to feature in Cirque D’ Sopris on Jan. 21 & 22. Classes are Thurs. from 3:30-5pm Sept. 22- Dec. 15. Pre-register by Sept. 19 at carbondalearts.com.
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National Sheepdog Finals

250 of the top dogs and handlers competing for over $40,000 in prize money. Food and craft fair, doggie demos. Come enjoy the beautiful Strang Ranch and watch these amazing dogs. All gate proceeds to go to CARE and AVLT. $5-15$ ticket, buy a week long pass and Save $$. Sponsor a dog, volunteer- come and enjoy. Please NO OUTSIDE DOGS ALLOWED ON THE RANCH.
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Tips to Speed up Your PC

Learn tips that can help make you computer faster! Tuesday, September 20 from 4:30-5:30 PM at Basalt regional Library.
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Carbondale Bicycle Ditch Tour - 9/22/16

Hop on your bike and join staff from Carbondale’s Water Department and Roaring Fork Conservancy as we explore the unique complexities of the ditches that direct water from the Crystal River into Carbondale. Your own bicycle and helmet are required. Appropriate for ages 12 years and older. Additional details and registration at www.roaringfork.org/events. Free for RFC members/$10 for non-members.
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iPad Q&A

Bring your iPad questions to Basalt Regional Library on Wednesday, September 21 from 1:00-2:15.
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Movie Night @ Basalt Regional Library

Join us for our Monthly Movie Night at Basalt Regional Library. Showing in September is the 1983 film "Mr Mom" on Wednesday the 21 @ 5:15-7:00 PM. Refreshments and popcorn will be served.
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Online Security

Come to Basalt Regional Library on Thursday, September 22 to learn about your online security and get tips on how to protect it. 5:30-6:30 PM.
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Mother Goose on the Loose at Basalt Regional Library

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early-learning program designed primarily for babies and toddlers up to 24 months. Each half hour program includes repetition and surprise and loads of fun. This program features stories, fingerplays, songs, nursery rhymes and playtime. We have tons of fun learning new things and being surrounded by other parents and children. Mondays at Basalt Regional Library. 10:30 AM. No Storytime on Labor Day.
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Teen Art Bar at Basalt Regional L:ibrary

Join us at Basalt Regional Library for a new art project ever Friday for grades 5+. Fridays, September 2, 9,16 and 23 from 3:30-4:30 PM
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Toddler Tales at Basalt Regional Library

Toddler storytime is for children ages 2-3 years old and features movement, music, fingerplays and the reading of short books written with toddlers in mind. We will shake, shake our shakers. Tuesdays at Basalt Regional Library. 10:30 AM.
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Carbondale Farmers Market has started!

Happy summer everyone! The Carbondale Farmers Market has started for the season and will be held from 10 to 3 each Wednesday on 4th Street from Main down to the Launchpad. Come for fresh fruits and veggies, local bread, coffee, eggs, flowers, delicious lunch vendors, live music, local art and a whole lot more! Find more details at www.carbondalefarmersmarket.com
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Mac Computer Q&A

Bring your Mac Computer questions to Basalt Regional Library on Tuesday, September 27 at 1:00 PM.
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Preschool Storytime at Basalt Regional Library

Bring your 3-5 year old and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, designed to promote early learning. Wednesdays at Basalt Regional Library. 10:30 AM.
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Drop-In Crafts at Basalt Regional Library

Stop by Basalt Regional Library to make the library part of your family's Saturday plans and make a fun craft together. 10:30 AM-12:00 PM.
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Little Scientist Storytime

Join us for a fun story and science experiment designed for little ones! Thursday, September 29 from 10:30-11:00 AM at Basalt Regional Library.
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Blogging with Wordpress

Come to Basalt Regional Library on Thursday, September 29 to learn how to blog using Wordpress.
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Foreign Film Night @ Basalt Regional Library

Showing in September for the monthly foreign film night is the Jean Becker film "My Afternoons with Margueritte". Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Wednesday, September 28 at 5:15 PM.
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Book Babies at Basalt Regional Library

This program features stories, fingerplays, songs, rhymes, and playtime for infants up to 24 months. We have tons of fun learning new things and being surrounded by other parents and children. Fridays at Basalt Regional Library. 10:30 AM.
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Printmaking Workshop: Introduction To Engraving

Carbondale Arts will host an Introduction to Engraving wkshp w/ instructor Johanna Mueller & Reina Katzenberger on Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 3p.m. at the projectshop, located in S.A.W. Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface, by cutting grooves into it, similar to the process of lino or woodcut. These engravings are then used for printmaking. Space is limited! Register at carbondalearts.com.
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New Evening Farmers' Market in Carbondale

Now you can come to a Farmers' Market in Carbondale after work on Wednesday evenings from 4-8. It's behind the Town Hall and Rec Center at Colorado and 4th St. Stock up on fresh local veggies and fruit, meat from local ranches, fresh bread and local crafts. And bring the kids - it's a great place to play, there's even a petting zoo! That's Wednesday evenings from 4-8 behind Town Hall. Our local farmers need us - and we need them - see you at the Farmers' Market!
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Curators Making Art

CURATORS…MAKING ART, will open at the Aspen Chapel Gallery, Wednesday AUG. 31st, with a reception for the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. This show is curated by CAROL LOEWENSTERN. Ten local artists are participating in this show. They include: Julie Adriansen, Amy Beidleman, Ada Christensen, Dave Durrance, Kathy Honea, Carol Loewenstern, Michael McConnell, Summers Moore, Molly Peacock, and David Warner. The show will run through Oct.16, 2016.
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SECOND MONDAY EVERY MONTH: FREE LEGAL CLINIC AT YOUR BASALT REGIONAL LIBRARY

Free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, from 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM on the SECOND MONDAY of each month at your Basalt Regional Library in Basalt. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for all Colorado civil matters. Upcoming 2016 dates: July 11; August 8; September 12; October 10; November 14; and December 12, 2016 FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED; ALL FREE
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