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Annual Ag Day

The agriculture community is invited to the Annual Ag Day on Wednesday, January 28 from 9 am to 2 pm at the New Castle Community Center. This year’s topics include COAGMET – technology to help you irrigation more efficiently; Wildlife Damage and Predator Management; Noxious Weed Control; and much more. RSVP required 945-5494 ext 105 . Information at www.mountsopriscd.org
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ART BREAK: Collage Night With Lisa Singer

Take an Art Break and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create on Tues., Jan. 27, 5:30-8pm in CCAH’s classroom at the Third Street Center. CCAH provides drinks, snacks, materials and Lisa Singer will be on hand to facilitate this month's art project- collage! Art Break reoccurs on the last Tuesday of the month so stay tuned for each month’s project. Space is limited! Reserve your spot at carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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Tarot Reading @ Basalt Library

Camille Lione @ Basalt Regional Library January 28, 5:00-7:00 PM REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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Adapting to Extremes: Life in Alaska’s Arctic

Join the Wilderness Workshop, ACES and Roaring Fork Audubon for Naturalist Nights, Wednesday, January 28th @5:30 at the Third Street Center and Thursday, January 29th @7PM at ACES-Hallam Lake. This week we will compare the arctic tundra with our own backyard alpine tundra, and learn how education of the next generation will be key to protecting this climate threatened ecosystem.
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Music at Basalt Regional Library

Jan Garret & JD Martin Award winning singer/songwriters January 29, 5:30-7:00 PM Basalt Regional Library
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Friendly reminder about snow removal

The Town of Carbondale would like to remind citizens and business owners to shovel their sidewalks within 24 hours of snow fall. Please be a courteous neighbor and shovel your sidewalks. Thank you!
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Spellebration 2015

Spellebration 2015 will be held Friday, March 13 at the Hotel Colorado. The event is the major fundraiser for Literacy Outreach and the CMC Adult Learning Labs. Organizers are seeking corporate sponsors for the event as well as businesses, organizations and individuals willing to sponsor teams. Donations for the silent auction are also being sought. To make a donation or sponsor a team, contact the Literacy Outreach office, 1127 School Street, Glenwood Springs, 970-945-5282.

Art Start for ages 3-5 on Thursdays, beginning January 29

Registration is open for Art Start with Pam Porter on Thursdays, beginning January 29, from 10:00 – 11:00 am. Art Start is an exciting new visual arts program for your toddler/ preschooler. They will explore favorite fairy tales and create fun art projects to accompany the storytelling. For ages 3-5. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org. The Wyly Art Center is on 99 Midland Spur in historic downtown Basalt.
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Technology Classes

Technology Classes @ Basalt Regional Library Many topics including iPad, iPhone, Tablets and more! Check out our website for a complete list of topics, dates and times.
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Adult PC Classes

Adult PC Classes at Basalt Regional Library cover a wide range of topics including word, excel, email and more. Wednesdays starting Jan. 14 @ Noon. Check our website for a complete list of topics.
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Mother Goose on the Loose

Join Basalt Regional Library Mondays beginning January 5 to share rhymes, songs, stories and music designed to develop early literacy.
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Toddler Tales

Join Basalt Regional Library Tuesdays beginning January 6 for a storytime that focuses on simple books, action rhymes, and songs that help develop early literacy. Other ages are welcome but the focus will be on children ages 24 months to 36 months.
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Preschool Tales

Join Basalt Regional Library Wednesdays beginning January 7 @ 10:30 AM for stories and activities. For 3 to 5 year olds but children of other ages are welcome .
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Book Babies

Join us at Basalt Regional Library for a storytime designed for those under two. Fridays, beginning January 9, 10:30 AM
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Drop-In Crafts

Drop-into Basalt Regional Library Saturdays for a fun craft. 10:30 AM-Noon Beginning January 10
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Opening Reception for Charmaine Locke and Tai Pomara

The Wyly Annex presents Signify featuring nationally recognized local artists Charmaine Locke and Tai Pomara. Opening reception is on Friday, January 30, from 5 to 7pm. Exhibition dates are January 30 – March 7, 2015. View their work together in the beautiful Wyly Annex space. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Cirque D'Sopris

The gifted and incredibly creative youth of the Roaring Fork Valley will be sharing their talents and creations during Cirque D’Sopris on Saturday, Jan. 31, 6pm and Feb. 1, 2 p.m. This youth show features youth fashion creations, dancing, acrobatic feats, and more! Tickets are $10/adults & $5/youth and are available at carbondalearts.com by Jan. 15 or at the door. For more information call (970) 963-1680.
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Cirque D'Sopris

CCAH is proud to present Cirque D'Sopris- A show of youth design, daring and dance! The gifted and incredibly creative youth of the Roaring Fork Valley will be sharing their talents and creations during Cirque D’Sopris on Saturday, Jan. 31, 6pm and Feb. 1, 2 p.m at the Roaring Fork High School Auditorium. This youth show features youth fashion creations, dancing, acrobatic feats, and more! Tickets are $10/adults and $5/youth and are available at carbondalearts.com.
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FREE DOCTORS HOURS

OPEN DOCTORS HOURS | Saturday, January 31st, 4-6pm. When is the last time you saw a doctor? Have you been needing a checkup? Are you uninsured, or can’t afford a doctor’s visit?Come to The Neighborhood Clinic for FREE Doctors Hours. A skilled doctor and nurse will be here to offer checkups, screenings, referrals, and more. We are eager to answer all your health-related questions, and give you suggestions for how to improve and manage your health and well-being.
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Lions Club Winterlight Festival

Come to the first annual Winterlight Festival at the Glenwood Springs Library January 31, 3-8 pm. Join the corn hole tournament on the library plaza at 3, a chili/soup cook-off at the Methodist Church from 4 - 6 pm. And, a free dance with Confluents in the library's Community Room, beginning at 5. Chili is $5 a bowl and the corn hole tournament is $20 a team. All donations support Lions Club eyesight projects. Jack Green at 970.618.0911 for more info.

KVNF Community Radio Present the Mighty Diamonds

KVNF Presents Roots Reggae heroes, The Mighty Diamonds, on Saturday, January 31st at 8 PM at the Paradise Theater in Paonia. The Mighty Diamonds got together in 1969 in Kingston, Jamaica and have produced more than 40 albums since then. This is a rare opportunity to experience this incredible trio in an intimate setting. Tickets are available at KVNF and online at Brown Paper Tickets. Call KVNF at 527-4866 for more information.
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Cirque D' Sopris: A Youth Fashion & Talent Show

The gifted & incredibly creative youth of the Roaring Fork Valley will be sharing their talents and creations during Cirque D’Sopris on Sat, Jan. 31, 6pm and Feb. 1, 1 p.m. This youth show features youth fashion creations, dancing, acrobatic feats, and more! Tickets are $10/adults & $5/youth and are available at carbondalearts.com or at the door. For more information call (970) 963-1680.
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A community gathering to liberate ourselves through expressive dance.

Community expressive dance in a sacred space inspired by what is stirring within and around us. An opportunity to be inspired and moved by our inner world, each other and the larger energy that connects all of creation. Guided meditation, a free-form dance wave inspired by the 5Rhythms® (accompanied by world rhythm music and occasional live drumming!), creative art and group connection and sharing. No dance experience necessary - just a willingness to move!
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5Point Film Festival 2015 Call for Entries

5Point Film Festival is open for film submissions for the 2015 Festival scheduled for April 23-26, 2015 in Carbondale. Information about how to submit, types of film, and formatting can be found at 5pointfilm.org/submit. Deadline for submissions is February 3, 2015.
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English In Action Tutor Training

Help immigrant adults learn English. Join English In Action at their upcoming Tutor Orientation Training on Monday, February 2nd, 5-7 PM at the library in Basalt. Becoming a volunteer tutor is a great way to help "bridge the communication gap", while making new friends and having fun! No experience necessary. Visit englishinaction.org for more info.
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Introduction to Healing Touch: An Energetic Approach to Health & Healing

Megan Passmore, HTCP will give an introduction talk about Healing Touch on Tuesday, February 3rd from 6:30-8:00 PM in the Board Room at the Third Street Center. Healing Touch promotes deep relaxation and fosters a greater sense of well-being. Learn how this gentle energy therapy can enhance your life. You will learn different applications and benefits of Healing Touch. You will also experience and learn a Healing Touch technique to enhance you own well-being and self-care.
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Arabic Contemporary Art: An Art Talk at The Wyly Art Center

The Wyly Art Center presents Arabic Contemporary Art: An Art Talk with Michelle Dezember, on Wednesday, February 4, from 5:30 -7:00p. In a rare opportunity to discover museum practices outside of the West, Michelle will highlight Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, which opened in Doha, Qatar in 2010. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Learn to start up a business, make a plan and fund it

Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood offers a new series of business workshops in February. Topics include business start-ups, plans, financials, funding through loans, and technology options. The first workshop – How to Start a Business – is held Thurs., Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Discounts are available for the whole series. The number for more information is 945-7486.
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Valley Visual Artist Beat: Talk With 3D Print Expert Diego Madero

Join CCAH and Anderson Ranch's Diego Madera for the Valley Visual Artist Beat on Thurs., Feb. 5, 5:30pm at The Launchpad in Carbondale. View works by over 50 local artists featured in Valley Visual Art Show and hear a special talk with 3D Printing expert Diego Madera. Madero holds a degree in Industrial Design from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. He is currently staff at Anderson Ranch. For more information visit www.carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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Wilderness in Peril: Overuse in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness

Naturalist Nights this week welcomes White River National Forest District Ranger, Karen Schroyer for an evening to discuss the issues and possible solutions to the elevated amounts of visitation in some of our favorite places. Join the Wilderness Workshop, ACES, and Roaring Fork Audubon Wednesday February 4th at 5:30pm at the Third Street Center, and Thursday February 5th at 7:00pm at ACES Hallam Lake.
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Ice Fishing Contest of Grand Mesa

Join us for our 3rd annual and growing Ice Fishing Contest on February 7th 2015. Sign in at 8am at the Grand Mesa Lodge, fishing will begin at 9am at Island Lake. Bring a friend, the more the merrier and the bigger the prize money!!!!
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FIRST FRIDAY AT THE LAUNCHPAD

The Launchpad comes alive with a variety of arts during February's First Friday events on Feb. 6 beginning at 5:30p.m. in the Open Studio and R2 Gallery at The Launchpad. Local musicians Trout Plural (a.k.a. Sarah Morehouse, William Brown, Mark Zollar, Dylan Fixmer, and Morgan Williams) bring fresh grassy and sassy tunes to the Open Studio and the 35th Annual Valley Visual Art Show will be open viewing. For more information visit carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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BEATLES TRIBUTE, DOCTOR ROBERT! Live @ the Inn At Aspen, 2.7.15

Come get your apres ski groove on with some FREE live music by Doctor Robert, The Beatles Tribute at the Inn at Aspen Saturday, February 7th from 4 to 7pm. These timeless tunes are great entertainment for music lovers of all ages, so be sure to bring the whole family and ski boots best fit for dancing! www.doctorroberttribute.com
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Rassle the Castle Fat Bike Race and Snowshoe Race/Fun Walk Scheduled for Sat. Feb. 7, the Fat Bike race starts at 9 a.m. at the Redstone Inn and makes 2 loops around the Redstone Castle. Snowshoe racers and walkers start at 11 a.m. making 1 loop for a 5k distance. Cost is $20 adults/$10 children. All part of Redstone WinterFest, for full schedule of events: redstonecolorado.com or call 970-704-1843.
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Redstone WInterFest

Rassle the Castle Fat Bike Race and Snowshoe Race/Fun Walk Scheduled for Sat. Feb. 7, the Fat Bike race starts at 9 a.m. at the Redstone Inn and makes 2 loops around the Redstone Castle. Snowshoe racers and walkers start at 11 a.m. making 1 loop for a 5k distance. Cost is $20 adults/$10 children. All part of Redstone WinterFest, for full schedule of events: redstonecolorado.com or call 970-704-1843.
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Dance Initiative Brings Chicago Footworks Artist, King Charles Back to the Roaring Fork Valley

World Famous Chicago Footworks artist King Charles (KC) returns to teach special classes! Feb. 4 at The Launchpad in Carbondale, a youth class (10 yrs & under) is offered at 4p.m. & a Teen/Adult class at 5:15p.m. Feb. 10 at Dance Progressions in Aspen, an Elementary School class is offered at 4p.m., a Middle School class at 5:15p.m., & Adults at 7p.m. Sign up for Carbondale classes at danceinitiative.org. Contact Heather Starr Callas,(970) 544-9771, for Aspen classes.
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CASA seeking volunteers

Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Ninth Judicial District will be holding a volunteer training in Glenwood Springs beginning February 16. Volunteers must be 21 years old, have an interest in making a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children, have excellent writing skills, be computer literate, pass a rigorous background check, and be able to participate in a 30 hour training. Please contact Barb Corcoran at casaoftheninth@gmail.com.
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An artist talk with Susan Obermeyer Strauss

The Wyly Art Center presents What is Wild? What is Domestic? an artist talk with Susan Obermeyer Strauss on Wednesday, February 19 from 5:30-7:00p. Discussion will revolve around Susan’s concurrent exhibition at the The Wyly Art Center, Domestic Wild. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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What is Wild? What is Domestic? an artist talk with Susan Obermeyer Strauss

The Wyly Art Center presents What is Wild? What is Domestic? an artist talk with Susan Obermeyer Strauss on Thursday, February 19 from 5:30-7:00p. Discussion will revolve around Susan’s concurrent exhibition at the The Wyly Art Center, Domestic Wild. The Wyly Art Center is on 99 Midland Spur in historic downtown Basalt. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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LUNAFEST February 21, 2015

LUNAFEST is back! Saturday February 21 at 5:00pm and 7:30pm located at Hotel Colorado. This traveling film festival spotlights the work of talented women filmmakers with intelligent, funny and thought-provoking themes. Proceeds go to benefit the Advocate Safehouse Project and the Breast Cancer Fund. Tickets can be purchased online at www.lunafest.org, and other RFV locations. For more information please contact ASP at 928-2074.
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PARENT LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP Partnering for School Wellness: What Parents Need to Know

Join LiveWell Garfield County and Action for Healthy Kids for a FREE parent leadership workshop on creating healthier schools. Register for the Rifle workshop on February 23rd from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Rifle Library or the Glenwood Springs workshop on February 24th from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Glenwood Springs Library. Dinner and childcare will be provided with materials presented in English with Spanish translation. To register, email dwood@garfield-county.com.
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Silent Meditation Group

Silent Meditation group meets at 6:45 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. Forty-five minute meditation takes place at the Launchpad on 4th Street (the old library building) and lasts for 45 minutes. Bring your own cushion or chair.

LOCAL Lab Theater Festival in Boulder

LOCAL LAB 2015 Festival LOCAL Lab is a festival of exceptional new plays, where audiences’ feedback helps playwrights shape their scripts. Festival-goers also attend parties with the writers, actors and directors, and learn more about playwriting in a master class with Ms. Rafson. The 2015 LOCAL Lab is held primarily in Boulder, Friday-Sunday, March 13-15, contact localtheatercompany.org for scheduled events
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Life Coaching Through Collage: with Pam Porter

Are you ready to live a more creative, joyful life? Join art educator and professional life coach Pam Porter on Wednesday or Friday mornings at CCAH’s classroom at the Third Street Center. We do uplifting creativity coaching exercises and visionary collage work that will help you gain clarity and manifest your dreams. CCAH provides tea, snacks and materials. The winter session runs from February 11 to March 20. Space is limited! To learn more and to reserve your spot, visit carbondalearts.com
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Saturday Crafternoons at The Wyly Art Center

Drop in for winter Saturday Crafternoons at The Wyly Art Center! Saturdays, between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm. Drop off your children for an afternoon of craft-making and fun with Lindsey Webster. Each week will focus on different projects from cardboard tube creatures to salt dough creations. All ages welcome. Ages 4 and under, please bring a parent to help. $5 per child per project. The Wyly Art Center is on 99 Midland Spur in historic downtown Basalt.
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Breastfeeding Support and Mama Gathering Sundays at the Lanuchpad

This group will offer expert advice on the postpartum period, infant feeding and sleep, and your baby's development. Having a baby is a joyful event in a woman's life, but it can also be a stressful and isolating time. Join us for discussion, support, and community. Sundays at 10am. $10 suggested donation

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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