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Author Visit: Jandy Nelson

Author visit with Prints Prize (Young Adult Literature) winner Jandy Nelson. Wednesday, May 27 @ 5:30 PM. Basalt Regional Library
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Birding Maroon Creek Wetlands 3/27/15

Roaring Fork Audubon and Roaring Fork Conservancy for a brisk morning of birding at the Maroon Creek Wetlands. The Maroon Creek Wetlands are a temporary home to dozens of migratory birds during the early summer. You’ll check some birds off your life list and discover how this constructed wetland benefits wildlife and people. Registration is required at www.roaringfork.org/events Please call (970) 927-1290 with questions.
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Money is Energy – the 5 Money Mediumship Tools to Inspire Your Money Power with Dana Stovern

Thurs., May 28, 7pm @ 3rd St. Ctr., Carbondale An Evening of Money Mediumship with spiritual coach, Dana Stovern. You will hear rich spiritual money stories; acquire the 5 Money Mediumship Tools to inspire your money power; enjoy live, interactive and intuitive money mediumship with Dana! $25/person with reservation WITH a $5 gift returned at the door for attending. Register through this link: www.chakramoneyreading.com/speaking/may-28-2015-carbondale-co/ Free Gifts too!
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Day-Long Retreat with John Bruna on the 3 Principal Paths

On Saturday, May 30th, the Way of Compassion Dharma Center is offering a retreat with Buddhist teacher John Bruna on the 3 Principal Paths. The retreat is at the 3rd Street Center and offered on a donation basis. To register, or for more information, visit their website at www.wayofcompassion.org.
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11th Annual River Float 5/20/15

Join Roaring Fork Conservancy staff and hand-picked local water experts on an informative, fun float down the lower Roaring Fork River. After a morning on the water, join us for lunch and gear demos at Coryell Ranch where you can relax in the grass or try your hand at Stand Up Paddle Boarding or fly casting. Not up for the float? That's okay. Join us for lunch and gear demo. Registration required at: www.roaringfork.org/events
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Exhibition opening at The Wyly Art Center on Friday, May 29, 5-7p

The Wyly Art Center is pleased to present an exhibition opening, The Psychology of Emotions, featuring paintings by Roaring Fork High School junior, Amaranda Fregoso with instructor Ingrid Magidson on Friday, May 29, from 5:00-7:00pm. Exhibition dates are May 29-June 13, 2015. Amaranda’s work will feature watercolor, charcoal, and mixed media portraits. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Register for Mountain Rural Philanthropy Days

Registration is now open for the Mountain Rural Philanthropy Days event to be held in Rifle, June 24-26. Strengthen your community and Join 300 nonprofit professionals, statewide and local funders, government officials, and community leaders from Eagle, Garfield, Lake, Pitkin, and Summit counties as we work together to “Bridge the Gap”. For more information go to mountainrpd.org. An early bird discount is available through May 3rd.
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Three Principal Paths Retreat with John Bruna

Join us for a day dedicated to cultivating the Three Principal Paths.This teaching contains the essence of the entire path to One does not need to be a Buddhist to benefit from these practices; they are universal to people of all faiths, traditions and cultures. The retreat will include teaching, meditation and discussion..
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Register for Summer Art Camp, Found Object Sculpture & Upcycled Arts

Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, Found Object Sculpture & Upcycled Arts for ages 6 -12, on Monday - Friday, June 8 – 12, 9:30 – 3:30 pm. Spend the morning making art with wood, nails, and other found objects. Spend the afternoon turning recycled materials into amazing artistic creatures and creations including wearable art and jewelry. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS for Hudson Reed Ensemble's 2015 productions of Todd Hartley's "Generations of Tantalus," Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw," & Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be held Sunday, May 31st, 6pm at Crossroads Church, Aspen. More information at hudsonreedensemble.org, 970-923-0041
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Celebrate Hemp History Week

The Colorado Hemp Education Association will hold an informative presentation about industrial hemp on Monday, June 1st from 5:30 to 7pm at the Carbondale Public Library, 320 Sopris Avenue. Industrial hemp is a multi-billion dollar crop with 25,000 uses. Be part of the hemp revolution. Bring the family. Free hemp goodies and kids activities.
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Saga Dawa-Holy Day of the Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana

Please join us at the Way of Compassion Dharma Center to celebrate and honor Saga Dawa. We are offering an opportunity to participate in the Chenrezig (Buddha of Compassion) meditation and purification practice. This is a powerful and complete sadhana practice that is beneficial for students of all levels. The practice incorporates meditation, purification, contemplation, and lojong (mind training). Tuesday, June 2 from 6-7:00 pm 520 S Third Street suite 28, Carbondale
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North Star Roaring Fork River Float 6/4/15

Get ready to float the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley. Staff from Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy will give the history of Northstar Open Space, point out wildlife, and discuss recent restoration activities along this mild two-hour float. Additional information can be found at www.roaringfork.org/events. Registration is required!
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The Challenge of Contemporary Spirituality with Richard Rohr at Aspen Chapel

Thurs., June 4 9.30am-5.00pm, 0077 Meadowood, Aspen, Colorado. Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest and one of the world's leading exponents of the way the contemplative life can be linked with radical action. Founder of The Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico and ‘The Living School’, where he teaches and administrates. An author of many books who now only travels rarely! Aspen Chapel is very privileged to host him. Read more about Richard at www.cac.org/richard-rohr.
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Around the Library with the Starletts

Join us for a music-filled evening to kick off the Adult Summer Reading and Passport to the Library programs. The Starletts are four powerhouse vocalists who share the leads and back ups in a synergy of Motown, soul, and rock with a hint of jam. You'll hear covers in a whole new way, yet they feel as familiar as your favorite pair of booty shakin' jeans! This free event will be held at the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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River Valley Ranch Community Garage Sale on Saturday, June 6th

River Valley Ranch Invites you to their Annual Community Garage Sale on Saturday, June 6th starting at 7am. Over 20 houses participate each year with items including furniture, electronics, sporting equipment, clothes and more! Maps of participating houses will be available at the RVR Ranch House beginning the day before the sale.
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Aspen High School Mountain Bike Team Bike Swap Fundraiser

Everyone in the Roaring Fork Valley is invited to the second annual bike swap Saturday June 6th from 10am to 3pm on the AHS lawn. Bikes, clothing, and merchandise from local shops and professional sponsored athletes will be on sale.

Tantric Tibetan Sining Bowl Meditation Session with Daniel Pierce

Please join us at Strange Imports this Tuesday (6/2) at 6:30 pm for a tantric Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Meditation Session with Sound Master, Daniel Pierce. Please bring a yoga mat or blanket and a friend! Arrive a few minutes early. We are located next to the Crystal Theatre in Downtown Carbondale. 970-963-7100. nicole@strangeimports.com
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Register for Summer Art Camp, Making Movies: Claymation & Voice Acting

Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, Making Movies: Claymation & Voice Acting with Theatre Aspen School for ages 6 -12, on Monday - Friday June 15 – 19, 9:30 – 3:30 pm. Students will work in teams to develop a storyboard from a provided script (top secret), and try out for voice acting parts for character dialogue. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Deer Hill Early Summer Wildflower Walk 6/9/15

Join Roaring Fork Conservancy and Aspen Open Space on an excursion onto one of Aspen’s great Open Space properties that hides right out in the open as we go past it each day. Deer Hill is a sanctuary for wildlife in one of the busiest parts of the valley. Highlights of this walk will include 360 degree views of Aspen’s topography and a stunning amount of wildflowers. Registration is required at: www.roaringfork.org/events Please call (970) 927-1290 with questions.
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Glenwood Community Garden Plots Available

Garden plots are available now at the Glenwood Community Garden next to the Glenwood Community Center. For information go to glenwoodcommunitygarden.com.
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Register for Art Farm: Canvas & Cabernet at The Wyly on June 10, 6-8p

Registration is open for Art Farm: Canvas & Cabernet with Kathy Honea & Lisa Singer on Wednesday, June 10, from 6:00– 8:00 pm. Life is good on the farm–Art Farm that is! Sip some wine while you get your creativity growing. The Wyly will provide inspiration, all materials, wine and nibbles each month to one and all, no previous art experience necessary. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Senior Health Fair

The Neighborhood Clinic located at The Woody Creek Community Center and The Pitkin County Senior Services are hosting a Senior Health Fair for ages 60+ on June 11th from 9-3:30pm. Events include dental cleanings- call 309-2064 to reserve a spot. We will also feature basic assessments, PT, hearing tests, Yoga, Arts and Crafts and Brain Health information. Email health@woodyc3.org for more information.
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Exhibition at The Wyly Annex: Linda Girvin on Friday, June 12, from 5-7p

The Wyly Annex is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition, Portraits, featuring internationally exhibited artist, Linda Girvin. Opening reception is Friday, June 12, 2015, from 5:00-7:00pm. Exhibition dates are June 6 – July 12, 2015. Her work examines the bittersweet appeal of life’s transitions through gestures and use of color. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-279-5346 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Register for Maria Hodkins: Art of the Nature Journal June 13-14 at The Wyly

Registration is open for The Art of the Nature Journal with Maria Hodkins on Saturday, June 13-Sunday, June 14, from 9:00am-3:00pm. This two-day workshop will acquaint you with basic techniques, including classroom and fieldwork, attuned observation, field notes, sketching, color, and page design. . For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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FREE Doctors Hours

The Neighborhood Clinic located at The Woody Creek Community Center invites you to FREE Doctors Hours on June 13th 4-6pm. A skilled doctor and nurse will offer check-ups, screenings, referrals, and more. We are eager to answer all of your health-related questions, and give you suggestions for how to improve and manage your health and well-being. Cols-laser therapy also available. Email Lisa at health@woodyc3.org for more information.
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Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, The Art of the Lemonade Stand

Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, The Art of the Lemonade Stand for ages 6 -12, on Monday - Friday, June 22 – June 26, 9:30 – 3:30 pm. Would you like to make the greatest lemonade stand ever? Join a business partner to create an amazing lemonade stand design and business plan for Lemonade Day on Saturday, June 27. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Helping Hands Needed for Edible & Sculpture Garden at The Launchpad

The Betty Jane Schuss Memorial Garden is a community garden planned to be installed at The Launchpad this coming summer! This gift to the community will include edible trees & medicinal plants, sculptures, & a small amphitheater. CCAH, Basalt Mountain Gardens, and other collaborators need the community's helping hands! In exchange participants will learn about medicinal plants and how to build willow teepees and nests! Sign up to help by emailing Amy Kimberly at amy@carbondalearts.com.
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Calling All Artists: Create a Penci for Basalt's Pencil Garden

The Wyly Art Center and the Town of Basalt are co-sponsoring a community art installation in Lions Park; a Pencil Garden. Call for all artists—just complete the Pencil Garden application form by June 15. Artwork due July 15. Pencils of all shapes, sizes and materials are encouraged. The garden will be planted in July and in place for The Wyly Gala: Penicl Us In on August 8, 2015. For more information and to download application visit wylyarts.org/events/pencil-garden/
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North Star Roaring Fork River Float 6/17/15

Get ready to float the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley. Staff from Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy will give the history of Northstar Open Space, point out wildlife, and discuss recent restoration activities along this mild two-hour float. Additional information can be found at www.roaringfork.org/events. Registration is required!
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Thru-Hike of the Colorado Trail: An Author Presentation with Bill Cooke

Bill Cooke, an accomplished backpacker for over 35 years, will present his experience hiking the 486-mile long Colorado Trail in 2011. Hear in detail the challenges of traveling through rapidly changing conditions, as well as the rewards of being surrounded by snowy peaks, wildlife, and alpine meadows. This program will be held at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on Thursday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 970-945-5958.
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Author Presentation: Charlotte Graham

Local author Charlotte Graham will be speaking at the Carbondale Branch Library about her new book "Memoirs of a River...Up the Crystal, Volume 2" with a book signing following. The “Up the Crystal” series is about Carbondale's people, places, and history from the Utes to today. Appetizers will be served. This presentation will be held on Thursday, June 18 at 5 p.m. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Lake Ridge Lakes Hike, Sat. June 20, 7:30am

Join Wilderness Workshop’s naturalist guide Sarah Johnson, for a hike into the heart of the Thompson Divide and experience views of Mt. Sopris and the surrounding area west of Carbondale. Registration is required for this free hike at www.wildernessworkshop.org.
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Register for Values Cards with Pam Porter at The Wyly Art Center, Saturday, June 20.

Registration is open for Values Cards: Creating Your Own Personal Deck with Pam Porter on Saturday, June 20 from 9:00am-3:30pm. Through an uplifting combination of discussion, life coaching exercises and journaling, students use collage as the medium and their personal values as the content, to create their own decks of cards. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org. Wyly Art Center is on 99 Midland Spur in historic downtown Basalt.
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Huntsman Ridge Hike, Sunday, June 21, 7:30am

Join Wilderness Workshop to explore the backbone of the southern tier of the Thompson Divide. At the top of McClure pass, we'll venture up a steep slope and follow Huntsman Ridge out above Coal Basin. This is a moderate mid-elevation 6-8 mile hike. Registration is required for this free hike at www.wildernessworkshop.org.
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Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, Wind + Water Works

Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, Wind + Water Works for ages 6 - 12, on Monday - Friday, June 29 – July 3, 9:30 – 3:30 pm. Create art pieces inspired by the elements of wind and water – colorful sailboats, kites, windsocks and windchimes, and more. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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CASA's RIDE for the CHILD on June 20th! Register today!

Register for RIDE for the CHILD - a supported bike ride featuring 100M, 100K & 50K loops on the scenic country roads of the Roaring Fork Valley, on Sat. June 20th. Four aid stations, support vehicles, post-ride party with food by Hickory House, live music by The Logan Brothers, and a prize giveaway. Register for the RIDE for the CHILD at www.casaoftheninth.org Let’s get on our bikes on June 20th to support our community’s most at risk youth!
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Scanner as Paper, Birds as Paint: An Art Talk with Linda Girvin on June 24 at The Wyly Annex

The Wyly Art Center presents Scanner as Paper, Birds as Paint: An Art Talk with Linda Girvin on Wednesday, June 24, at 5:30pm at The Wyly Annex. Discussion will revolve around his concurrent exhibition at The Wyly Annex, Portraits. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-279-5346 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Hunter Creek Wildflower Walk, Monday, June 29, 9am

Join Wilderness Workshop and the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies for a morning wildflower walk in the Hunter Creek Valley. Jim Kravitz, ACES Naturalist Programs Director will lead this walk through the montane ecosystem identifying summer wildflowers. Registration is required for this free hike at www.wildernessworkshop.org.
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Hay Park Full Moon Hike, Tuesday, June 30th, 6pm

Join Wilderness Workshop for one of the favorite hikes of the summer! Under the light of the full moon, we will venture into Hay Park at the base of Mount Sopris. Explore this proposed wilderness area and end up in a moonlit meadow at the foot of Mt. Sopris. Bring a headlamp and be ready to get your howl on! Registration is required for this free hike at www.wildernessworkshop.org.
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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

A Peer-to-Peer support group sponsored by Mindsprings Health. Wednesdays, 12-1:30pm. Schultz Health & Human Services Building, Castle Ck Rd. Next to Hospital. Aspen For more information call 970-319-1697

Ice Cream Social

Beat the heat with a delicious treat! Join us for an ice cream social and other fun activities as part of the Summer Reading Program. Choose a flavor, add toppings, and enjoy! This tasty event will be held on Tuesday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the Carbondale Branch Library. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Registration Open for CCAH's Ultimate Kids Art Camp

Registration is open for CCAH's Ultimate Arts Camp taught by Rochelle Norwood & Olivia Pevec, July 13-17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Launchpad This camp will include outdoor art adventures culminating in an art project, w/music and movement integrated throughout! For ages 6-14. $150/CCAH Members or $160 for Non Members. Space is limited! Pre-register by July 8 at carbondalearts.com or call (970) 963-1680.
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Hay Park Birding Walk, Wednesday, July 8th, 7am

Join Wilderness Workshop for a walk through Hay Park at the base of Mount Sopris, a proposed wilderness area, while birding with Roaring Fork Audubon’s Mary Harris. Beginners and advanced birders are welcome. Registration for this free walk is required at www.wildernessworkshop.org.
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Marion Gulch Hike, Saturday, July 11, 8am

Join Wilderness Workshop's, Sarah Johnson for a day hike into Thompson Divide along the Marion Gulch trail. The trail starts in an aspen grove and then gains elevation to a beautiful ridge near the Sunlight Ski Area with views of Mount Sopris. This mid-elevation moderate hike is 6 miles long. Registration is required for this free hike at www.wildernessworkshop.org.
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THE ULTIMATE ARTS CAMP FOR KIDS: art, music, and movement

CCAH's Ultimate Arts Camp will take place July 13-17, 9a.m. -2p.m. at The Launchpad! Taught by Rochelle Norwood & Olivia Pevec, The Ultimate Arts Camp includes art adventures around town, fun projects, with music & movement integrated through out! This place-based arts experience will conclude with an art opening to share the end products from the kids extreme ventures in creativity! Ages 6-14. $150/Members,$160/Non Members. Pre-register by July 8 at carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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2015 Colorado Springs Powwow

Celebrate Native history & culture on July 18th, at the Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Experience Native drums, dancers, artisans, Aztec Dancers, Navajo Code Talkers, a live wolf, birds of prey exhibit & plenty of Native food. Admission is $4.00, with dancers & children 12 and under admitted free. No drugs, alcohol, or pets (except service animals) allowed. Visit www.palmerdividehistory.org or call (719) 559-0525.
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Ridgway Summer Concert Series

The 8th season of the FREE Ridgway Summer Concert Series starts July 2nd and goes thru July 30th. All shows are Thurs evenings and go from 6pm until dark. Headliners for this series are: SOL DRIVEN TRAIN, HUMMING HOUSE, THE CONGRESS, ROXY ROCA and THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS. All shows have top-notch openers who also play an after-party show at the Sherbino. Food vendors and on-site alcohol available. All shows broadcast live on KVNF. Visit www.pickinproductions.com for full details.
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DanceLAB: YogaArt Camp for Kids

YogArt Camp is a week long yoga, art, & movement camp for kids ages 6 to 11 taught by Rochelle Norwood taking place Aug. 17-21 at The Launchpad. Kids will learn about their bodies through age appropriate yoga basics & creative movement. Opportunities to integrate self expression & reflection will be built into art projects through out! $150. Space is limited! To sign up contact Rochelle Norwood at rochellenorwood@hotmail.com or (530)919-1385.
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Movie Matinee & Lunch!

Join us at the Carbondale Branch Library for a movie matinee featuring a family film every Monday at 12 p.m. during June, July, and August. Free lunch is provided for anyone 18 and under. This program is offered in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies as part of the Summer Food Service Program. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Gaming & Lunch!

Kids and teens are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library to come play with iPads and fun Wii games every Thursday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. during June, July, and August. Free lunch is provided for anyone 18 and under. This program is offered in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies as part of the Summer Food Service Program. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Pickin' in the Park - Paonia's Free Summer Concert Series

The 8th season of Pickin in the Park begins Aug 6th thru Aug 27th. All shows are Thurs evenings and go from 6pm until dark. Headliners for this series are: TODO MUNDO, NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS, DAVINA & THE VAGABONDS, and FRANK SOLIVAN & DIRTY KITCHEN. All shows have top-notch openers who also play an after-party show at the Paradise Theatre. Food vendors and on-site alcohol available. All shows broadcast live on KVNF. Visit www.pickinproductions.com for full details.
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Nia Classes Tuesdays, 6-7pm at the Launchpad in Carbondale

Nia is an inherently non-impact blend of 9 movement forms originating from the martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts. It is a complete cardiovascular fitness and wellness program that remains gentle on the body and is accessible to any body or fitness level. There are no prerequisites for Nia. All classes are taught barefoot with guided movements easily modified for all fitness levels - $10 Drop-in fee.
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