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Dancers invited to perform in Coredination & Bonedale Ballet's 2016 spring dance performance.

Dancers sign up now for Coredination's Spring 2016 Children's Ballet and Mixed repertoire performance, at Bonedale Ballet's studio @ 4th & Sopris, next to the Carbondale Branch Library, in Carbondale. Rehearsals begin February 29th. www.bonedaleballet.com for our class schedule or (970)379-2187 for more information about rehearsals and the performance. Ages 3-adults are welcomed!
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Register For Colorado Creative Industries Summit

Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Creative Industries Summit, which will be held May 5-6 at the Gathering Center at the Orchard in Carbondale. The Summit features distinguished national and local speakers, including cultural leaders, artists, business experts, & creative community development specialists. For more information and to register for the conference, please visit coloradocreativeindustries.org.
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Artist Reception: Victoria Broyles

The Carbondale Branch Library will host an artist reception for local landscape painter Victoria Broyles on Tuesday, May 2 at 5 p.m. Victoria enjoys painting the landscapes of the Roaring Fork & Crystal River Valleys and her chosen medium is oil on panel. Refreshments will be served. Visit the library throughout the month of May to view her new exhibit. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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How to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease & other chronic conditions presented by Dr. Greg Feinsinger

Greg Feinsinger, MD is the founder of The Center for Prevention and Treatment of Disease through Nutrition. Join him on Monday, May 2 at 7 pm, 3rd St Ctr., 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale for an up-to-date Powerpoint presentation based on sound research regarding the plant-based whole food lifestyle and how it is THE BEST option to prevent (and reverse) heart disease and other conditions – diabetes, stroke, inflammatory diseases and more.
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What it Means to be Mustang

Monday, May 2 at Basalt Regional Library explore the impact of modern science on the history, social structure and current events surrounding wild horses. Research by respected scientists, Terri Farley's own eyewitness observations and photographs by Pulitzer Prize winning, National Geographicphotojournalist Melissa Farlow create a you-are-there experience for all ages. 5:30-7:00 PM.
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Carbondale Creates Maker Party during the Colorado Creative Industries Summit

Dolores Way houses some of Carbondale’s unique artisan entrepreneurs. They are opening their doors to the public and the Summit goers for a Dolores Way Celebration on May 4 from 4:30 to 6:30p.m. Meet the creators and innovators behind these successful creative industries, enjoy brewery tours, local food, art and music. Brewery Tours are 4:30p.m. and 5:30p.m., as well as a silent auction and DJ Dave spinning vinyl. Visit carbondalearts.com for more information.
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Carbondale Creates Maker Party during the Colorado Creative Industries Summit

Dolores Way houses some of Carbondale’s unique artisan entrepreneurs. They are opening their doors to the public and the Summit goers for a Dolores Way Celebration, May 4 from 4:30 to 6:30p.m. Meet the creators and innovators behind these successful creative industries, enjoy brewery tours at 4:30 & 5:30pm, local food, art and DJ Dave spinning vinyl.
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Messages of Hope documentary screening on Tues, May 3rd at 7pm, Aspen Chapel 77 Meadowood Dr., Aspen

Messages of Hope, winner of eight national and international awards, is the remarkable story of career change experienced by Suzanne Giesemann, former naval commander and aide to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. A film that will have you thinking deeply about life in the here and now and what happens after you "die." Donation: $5. Film presented by Davi Nikent, Center for Human Flourishing.
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ArtWalk Carbondale during The Colorado Creative Industries Summit

Join Colorado Creative Industries Summit participants for an artwalk along the Carbondale’s Creative District's Historic Main St. on May 5. The evening kicks off from 4:30-6:30p.m. at The Launchpad with libations and music by Zononoka Marimba. Shuttles will be available to take people to the SAW Spring Open House from 5 to 9p.m. The culmination with fire dancing, A Mini Temple Burn, raku firing at The Carbondale Clay Center and Let Them Roar at The Marble Distillery.
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Book Clubs @ Basalt Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library for our two book clubs on Wednesday, May 4. 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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SAW Art Studios Open House - Thurs. May 5th 5-9pm

Please join Studio for Arts and Works (S.A.W) for our 2016 Cinco de Mayo Spring Open House event at 525 Buggy Circle, Carbondale, on Thursday, May 5th, from 5 to 9pm. Meet both familiar and new artists working at S.A.W., check out their work and chat with them during the event. Art, music, and refreshments with no entry fee. For more information visit the SAW website at sawcarbondale.com, find Studio for Arts and Works on Facebook, or email studioforartsandworks@gmail.com.
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Music at Basalt Regional Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Thursday, May 5th for "World Fusion Music" featuring Valle Musico. Concert begins at 5:30 PM, the doors will open at 5:15PM.
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Heron, Eagle, Osprey Watch

On Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, join Jonathan Lowsky, wildlife biologist with Colorado Wildlife Science LLC, CPW and Roaring Fork Conservancy for an amazing look at great blue herons, bald eagles, and osprey near the confluence of Cattle Creek and the Roaring Fork River. We'll tour two properties, otherwise closed to the public, in search of these large avian predators. COST: $10 / Members free. Registration required at roaringfork.org/events. Call 927-1290 with questions.
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The Sunday Funnies

Dennis the Menace, the Peanuts gang, and Calvin and Hobbes are coming to the Roaring Fork Valley! “The Sunday Funnies,” an original stage production featuring students and teachers of the Aspen Community School, will debut at the Wheeler Opera House on Thursday and Friday, May 5th and 6th. Tickets are available at: www.AspenShowTix.com.
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Teen Trivia: Fandom Edition

ARE YOU A TRUE FAN? Dress up as your favorite character and come by the basalt library on Friday, May 6th from 2-4 p.m. to test your fandom knowledge! MAY THE BEST FANDOM WIN! Grades 5+.
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CRMS Annual Plant Sale

CRMS’ Annual Plant Sale is taking place on Saturday May 14 from 9 am – 3 pm and Sunday, May 15 from 1 -3 pm. Our organically grown selection is extensive, and all varieties have been selected for their suitability to our local climate. Prices are competitive and many varieties sell out, so it’s wise to arrive early. Additionally, please bring your own box or bag to carry away your plants!
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Barn Contra Dance

"Monthly Contra Barn dance, Saturday, May 7th 2016 at the Carbondale Community School 1505 Satank Rd. Contra is a lively community social dance. All dances taught, and no partner needed. Live music with the Wooden Nickel Stringband. 7-10p.m., $8.00 at the door. Come for the music, stay for the dance.

Mother's Day Mile & 5K - New Race & New Location

Register for the Mother's Day Mile & new this year the 5K All-Terrain Race on Sunday, May 8 at a new location, GWS Community Center. These races are a fundraiser for Advocate Safehouse Project. The races are open to women, men, and families. Everyone gets a cupcake and a chance to win age group awards. Pre-register www.eventbrite.com.
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Free Legal Clinic

Free legal clinic at Basalt Regional Library for those without an attorney. 15-20 minute session via computer link. First-come, first-served with sign-up sheet available. Monday, May 9 from 3:30-5:00 PM.
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Construction Power Hour

Come by the Basalt Regional Library on Tuesday, May 10 to have fun building with Legos and other fun materials. For all builders in 1st-4th grade (children under 8 need to be accompanied by a parent). 3:30-4:30 PM.
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High Altitude Heron Watch

One of Colorado’s highest known colonies of nesting great blue herons call North Star Open Space home. Join staff from Roaring Fork Conservancy and City of Aspen Parks & Open Space for an evening of heron watching at an elevation above 8,000 feet! We’ll view the herons up-close with spotting scopes and binoculars. Please bring your own binoculars or a spotting scope if you have them. Please dress appropriately as this event will happen rain or shine.
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English In Action Tutor Outreach Party

Join English in Action at Dos Gringos in Carbondale on Thursday, May 12 from 5:30- 7 pm for conversation and snacks. Learn how volunteering brings communities together. Our presentation at 6 pm will share what's involved in becoming a tutor and mentor to adult language learners.
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Food Forest and Greenhouse - Two day workshop

Come join us a the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute in Basalt CO for a two day workshop on May 14th and 15th to learn the nitty gritty of food forest and greenhouses. Cost is $300 for the weekend, including camping and meals. More information on our facebook page and at www.crmpi.org, or call 970-927-4158
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CRMS Annual Plant Sale

CRMS’ Annual Plant Sale is taking place on Saturday May 14 from 9 am – 3 pm and Sunday, May 15 from 1 -3 pm. Our organically grown selection is extensive, and all varieties have been selected for their suitability to our local climate. Prices are competitive and many varieties sell out, so it’s wise to arrive early. Additionally, please bring your own box or bag to carry away your plants!
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Art on the Edge-Exploration + Discovery with Stanley Bell

Registration is open for Art on the Edge-Exploration + Discovery with Stanley Bell, Mondays, May 16 & May 23, 6:00 - 8:00pm.
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Transfers and Mixed Media with Mary Morrison

Registration is open for Transfers and Mixed Media with Mary Morrison, Saturday, May 7, 10:00am-3:00pm.
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Mac Classes

Join us at Basalt Regional Library to learn about the apps available on your mac computer. Tuesday, May 3 for Apps 1 and Tuesday, May 17 for Apps 2. 1:00-2:15 PM.
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Paws to Read

Sign up and read to a licensed therapy dog for 15 minutes on Tuesday, May 3 or 17 at Basalt Regional Library. Budding and struggling readers have an opportunity to read out loud without the stress of being judged. Warm brown eyes and doggy grins make all the difference. For children in 1st-4th grade Contact Linda Slaybaugh @927-4311 ext. 1003 or email lslaybaugh@basaltlibrary.org.
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Janice Forbes Retirement Celebration

Friends, Colleagues, Neighbors and Students of Janice Forbes, Your presence is requested to celebrate Janice's retirement on Wednesday, May 18th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.at Ross Montessori School, 109 Lewies Lane in Carbondale. For more information, please call us at Ross at (970) 963-7199.

Movie Night @ Basalt Library

Showing in May for Basalt Regional Library's monthly movie night is the film "Footloose" (the real one) starring Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer and John Lithgow.
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Storytimes @ Basalt Library

Stop by Basalt Regional Library every weekday morning at 10:30 AM for storytimes. Monday is Mother Goose on the Loose for children under two. Tuesday is Toddler Tales, for children 2-3years old. Wednesday is Tree House Tales for Preschoolers, children 3-5 years old. Thursday are art storytimes and Fridays are Baby Storytimes, for children 0-23 months. Check our website for more information.
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Genealogy Help Session

Come to Basalt Regional Library Friday, May 20 for assistance with your genealogy research. Sign-up required at least one week in advance. If there are no sign-ups, the session will be cancelled. 1:00-3:00 PM.
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Facebook Classes

Learn the basics of Facebook. How to set up your profile, what's your wall, what's the timeline and more! Friday, May 6 & 20 from 3:00-4:30 PM.
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Mothers Day portraits for the Sopris Sun!

For the first 4 Saturdays in April, photographer Mark Burrows, will be capturing moms with babies that have been born within the past year for inclusion in the popular Mothers day edition of the Sopris Sun on May 7th. For reservations please call mark ASAP at 970-379-4581 or email to mark@rfvphoto.com.
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Currents: Contemporary Trends in the Roaring Fork Valley Art Scene

“Currents” will open at the Aspen Chapel Gallery, Wednesday, April 20, with an artist reception from 5 to 7 pm that is open to the public. The show was curated by Dave Durrance and features 10 local artists working in an array of styles and media. All the work exhibited has been produced within the last year and is intended to represent contemporary trends in the local art scene. The Gallery is located in the Aspen Chapel.
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iPad Classes @ Basalt Regional Library

Join us at Basalt Regional Library on Wednesday, May 11 to learn the basics of your iPad and on Wednesday, May 25 to get your questions answered. 1:00-2:15 PM. Bring your device, apple ID and password.
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Call To Entry for Clay National XI: The Intimacy of Scale

CALLING ALL CLAY ARTISTS! CCAH is partnering with the Carbondale Clay Center for their eleventh annual Clay National exhibition, "The Intimacy of Scale", juried by nationally known Massachussetts-based ceramicist, Chris Gustin. Applications can be downloaded at www.carbondalearts.com. Completed applications must be submitted by May 27 to Brian Colley at The Launchpad (76 S 4th St, Carbondale) or emailed to brian@carbondalearts.com. Call (970)963-1680 for questions.
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Dinosaur Tracks Paleontology Tour

Heading out from Moab, Utah we will visit numerous dinosaur tracks in the canyon country of southeastern Utah. Our trip’s guide, Dr. John Foster, is Director at the Museum of Moab and is a vertebrate paleontologist specialized in paleoecology of Late Jurassic terrestrial ecosystems.
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Register Now For CCAH's Youth Summer Camps

Sign your kids up now for CCAH's youth summer camps. YogArts, June 6-9, is a creative yoga camp with arts projects integrated through out! The Maker Table Art Camp, July 5-8, and is project based camp geared for young artists seeking hone their skills. A Lemonade Day Camp, July 11-14, is geared toward young creative entrepreneurs. Ultimate Arts Camp, Aug. 1-4, offers outdoor art adventures with music, movement, and daily projects through out. Sign up at carbondalearts.com.
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Mountain to Valley Half Marathon and FAST 4-Mile Run/Walk

The day offers a scenic downhill course, awards, a band, beer, a fantastic post-race event, and a great raffle and silent auction. We will also have a fun-run ½ mile event for the kids and family. All proceeds benefit Mountain Valley Developmental Services serving adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout the Roaring Fork and Eagle River valleys - and beyond.
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It's honeybee swarm season!

Spring brings flowers and the pollinators are out and about, take some extra care and keep an eye out for honeybee swarms, it's their time. Swarming is not a dangerous activity unless you try to kill them. , please refrain from spraying poisons on blooms as it'll kill the bees. which is bad for everyone. If you have a swarm you need removed call your local beekeeper or pest control service, For more information on getting help call or text Mark Burrows at 970-379-4581 or email mark@beespeak.net.

Glenwood Springs Fourth of July Celebration

Glenwood Springs Fourth of July Celebration Monday, July 4th from 4-10pm at TWO RIVERS PARK Join us for a community celebration! Featuring Symphony in the Valley, live music, classic yard games, a community BBQ and much more!
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