PSAs

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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Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) Introduction and Practice

on Fri., May 20, from 6 – 7:30pm at 3rd St. Ctr., Ste. 28, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale Betsy Bowie, TRE Provider & Jacquie Wheeler, TRE Provider & Trainer lead TRE sessions after an introduction to the benefits of the exercises. A powerful process that releases stress and tension from mindbody.
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A Women's Retreat: “Visioning From The Heart” - Messages Hidden in Plain Sight and Profound Sound.

On Saturday, May 21st - a day long experience led by Master Teacher & Award Winning Singer/Songwriter, Jan Garrett & Archetypal Sound Therapist, Elizabeth Ward. Immerse in reflection and healing sounds.
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An Evening with Lisa Dancing-Light & Friends, Sat., May 21, 7pm, Colorado Rocky Mountain School Barn

Lisa is joined by guitarist Mateo Sandate, Aaron Taylor on drums, Roxana Duval translating the songs in sign language and T’ai Chi Master John Norton. The evening will feature Lisa’s new album – The Song of Love. Purchase tickets ONLINE at lisadancinglight.com.
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Local Reggae Band, Unlawful Music Show at the Eagles this Saturday

The public is invited to a 'Full Moon Party' on Saturday, May 21 at 9pm. at the Eagles in downtown Glenwood Springs . Come and join, local party band, Unlawful Music, as they perform their unique blend of original rock, reggae, funk and ska. They will be joined by talented hip hop EmCees and special guests, Vowels from Grand Junction and Articulate Tongues from Glenwood Springs. it is a 21+ event with a $5 door charge. For more information call michelle at 970 403 7349

Family Fun Walk for Autism May 22

The public is invited to participate in a Family Fun Walk for autism on the Rio Grande Trail, Sunday, May 22, sponsored by Smiling Goat Ranch. Registration at the Carbondale Rodeo Grounds begins at 1 pm; followed by a celebration at 4 pm at Smiling Goat Ranch, which brings the healing effects of horses and nature to autism families and veterans. For more information call 970-379-1383.
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Plant-Based Whole Foods Cookin' with Ardis Hoffman, founder of Heart Healthy Meals

Jump-Start your Plant-Based Whole Foods Lifestyle! Join Ardis at 3rd St. Ctr. in Carbondale at 4 pm on Sun., May 22nd for a basic class in creating plant-based whole foods salads, snacks and wraps. (no meat, dairy, eggs or oils/fats. ) Perfect for you, your family and friends! You will learn clever strategies for converting your favorite recipes to plant-based heart healthy options. For cost and to reserve your place in class (necessary) call 216-956-7182 or e-mail PeterG@HippocratesTable.com.
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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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Community Potluck for Plant Based Whole Foodies or “Wannabes” Mon., May 23 @ 6:30 pm

Join the growing community of Roaring Fork Valley folks who are reversing Heart Disease, Diabetes, Inflammatory Illnesses and losing weight as a BONUS at 3rd St. Ctr., 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale. Bring your favorite Plant Based Whole-Foods (no added oil, salt or sugar) dish and your recipe to share. Questions? Call Ardis Hoffman at 303-305-9664 or e-mail ardishoffman@gmail.com. Hosted by Davi Nikent Center for Human Flourishing.
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Teen Volunteer Orientations

Want to spend your summer helping others? Anyone age 12 to 18 is invited to help the Garfield County Libraries with our Summer Reading Program! Come to a training to find out how your talents can help us with another exciting and successful year. Pizza provided! Join us at the Carbondale Library on Wednesday, May 25 at 3 pm. For more information about summer reading, call 970-963-2889.
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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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Business & Breakfast: Is Windows 10 right for you?

Join us for Business & Breakfast at the Glenwood Springs Library on Thursday, May 26 at 9 am. At this free workshop presented by Desktop Consulting Inc. (DTCI), learn how Microsoft is making Windows 10 available as a free upgrade for compatible devices that are running genuine Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windows 8.1 Update. Topics will include: new features, how long it takes, how to sign up, and recommendations from Microsoft. For more information, call 970-945-5958.
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RFV Young Democrats First Meeting

Join the Young Democrats (and Young at Heart Democrats) for an Informal Meeting of the Roaring Fork Valley Young Democrats on May 26th from 6-8 PM at Dos Gringos in Carbondale. Representative Diane Mitsch Bush and Senator Kerry Donovan will be in attendance.
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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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Beatles Tribute Concert @ Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park 5.27.16

Doctor Robert, The Beatles Tribute from Crested Butte, CO will be back in Glenwood to kick off the 2016 "Music on the Mountain" summer live music series Friday, May 27th from 6 to 10pm at the top of the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Bring a canned food item to donate to the LIFT-UP food pantry and receive a FREE tram ride up to the show!
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Calling all mural painters!

If you are a painter or would enjoy painting a large mural, Bonedale Ballet and Coredination invites you to participate in helping volunteer to create a large jungle and dinosaur scape mural for there upcoming children's ballet "Dancers and Dinosaurs." Painters, muralists and enthusiasts please sign up with Alexandra at 970 379-2187 for fun Sunday painting sessions, between 9-4 pm. every Sunday until the show on June 4th and 5th.
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Free Heart, Diabetes, Stroke Prevention Counseling with Dr Greg Feinsinger

Dr. Feinsinger is the founder of The Center for Prevention and Treatment of Disease through Nutrition. He offers counseling sessions on Monday mornings at the Davi Nikent office, Suite 24D, Third Street Center, 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale. Call Dr. Feinsinger at 970-379-5718 to arrange a time. If you have current lab test results, take them along!
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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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Getting Out of the Box – Redefining What is Real: An evening with Suzanne Giesemann

Join us Tues., May 31 at 7 pm, 3rd St. Ctr., Calaway Room, 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale as we welcome Suzanne Giesemann, the author of eleven books, a metaphysical teacher, and an evidential medium to Carbondale for the 3rd year in a row. Suzanne will present a fascinating program that will challenge our beliefs about what reality is! She captivates audiences as she brings hope, healing, and comfort through her work. Tickets: $20 in advance on line or $25 at the door.
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Birding Maroon Creek Wetlands 6/2/16

Interested in checking off some birds from your life list? Then join Roaring Fork Audubon and Roaring Fork Conservancy for a brisk morning of birding at the Maroon Creek Wetlands. A ranger from City of Aspen Parks & Open Space will explain how this constructed wetland benefits people and wildlife. Free but registration required at www.roaringfork.org/events. Call 927-1290 with questions.
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River Float & BBQ Lunch with Roaring Fork Conservancy

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8am Float, 11:30am BBQ Lunch Spend a morning with Roaring Fork Conservancy staff and river ambassadors as we float the Roaring Fork River! After the float, join us at Coryell Ranch for a cook-out, music, and the opportunity to try stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, fly rods and the latest gear from local outfitter shops. Details and registration at roaringfork.org/events. Register before May 30! Call 927-1290 with questions.
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New Sculptures Unveiled June 2, 5:30 at Public Walking Tour with Artists

The new sculptures for the 2016-17 Carbondale Public Arts Commission's Art aRound Town program will be unveiled on Thursday, June 2, 5:30 pm. A walking tour with the artists will begin at Town Hall, viewing each new piece located throughout the downtown core. Artists will talk briefly about their sculpture. A reception will follow at 7:00 pm at the Marble Distillery. Public is invited to meet and chat with artists.
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Dance Initiative Presents Works By Artists In Residence Meg Madorin & Laura Ann Samuelson

Dance Initiative will present work created by its Artists In Residence, Laura Ann Samuelson and Meg Madorin on June 3 &4 at 8:30pm at the Launchpad. A new improvisational work will be performed by local dancers of CoMotion and a solo in progress will be performed by Madorin. This performance is the result of a two month residency in collaboration with CoMotion. Tickets are $10 online at danceinitiative.org and $15 at the door.
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Opening Reception of Mandalas Considered

Join CCAH for the Opening Reception of Mandalas Considered, a solo exhibition featuring new paintings by Richard Carter, from 6 to 8p.m. on June 3 at The Launchpad. Carter uses the mandala’s form as a meditation in painting… and to also invoke science and geometry while going on a bender with color! For more information visit www.carbondalearts.com.
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Betty Jane Schuss Memorial Garden Dedication Reception

Come join CCAH and Dance Initiative at The Launchpad for the Dedication of the Betty Jane Schuss Memorial Garden on June 3 at 5:30p.m. The Launchpad’s edible gardens, flagstone patio and rock amphitheater, and more were graciously made possible by the Betty Jane Schuss Foundation and is open for the public to use. The garden includes a community table, edible herbs, vegetables, fruits & flowers, a willow nest and sculptures for the public to enjoy.
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Bonedale Ballet presents: Dancers & Dinosaurs story ballet and Mixed Repertoire dance performance.

Bonedale Ballet spring dance performance at Coredination in Carbondale. June 4 (2pm, 7pm )and June 5 ( 2pm). Expect to see dancing dinosaurs, flamingos and more as they move through a dinosaur jungle landscape on stage. Ballet, tap, martial arts and creative dance.
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See and Be Seen Carbondale!

[Please begin airing 5/30/16] The Bicycle, Pedestrian, & Trails Commission reminds motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians to See and be Seen this summer season. Motorists please look for other roadway users, especially at intersections, roundabouts, and crosswalks. Cyclists ride responsibly and predictably on the right and make your intentions clear to other pathway and roadway users, and pedestrians always use the signals at designated crosswalks and look before crossing.
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Summer Reading Family Picnic

Help us kick off the Carbondale Branch Library's Summer Reading Program at our family picnic on Wednesday, June 8 at 5 p.m. Fun for kids of all ages with music from the Cowboy Corral, field games, and food from Slow Groovin' BBQ. For more information about summer reading, call 970-963-2889.
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North Star Roaring Fork River Float 6/8/16

Float the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley with staff from Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy. Learn the history of North Star, see wildlife, and discuss recent restoration activities along this mild two-hour float. FREE but registration required. Details at roaringfork.org/events. Questions? Call 927-1290. (Additional floats on June 16 & 21)
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Sumer Art Camps!

Registration is open for Summer Art Camps! Students will be immersed in art and nature for weeklong, full day workshops. Explore art fundamentals, art history, and community participation through hands-on art making, gallery visits, and a final exhibition or event. Visit our website and check out the fantastic summer lineup. Art Camp topics include: Book Arts, Fashion, Art and Nature, Digital Storytelling, Architecture, Western Art, Art and Animals, Art and Technology, & Art and Sports!
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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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North Star Roaring Fork River Float 6/16/16

Float the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley with staff from Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy. Learn the history of North Star, see wildlife, and discuss recent restoration activities along this mild two-hour float. FREE but registration required. Details at roaringfork.org/events. Questions? Call 927-1290. (Additional floats on June 8 & 21)
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North Star Roaring Fork River Float 6/21/16

Float the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley with staff from Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy. Learn the history of North Star, see wildlife, and discuss recent restoration activities along this mild two-hour float. FREE but registration required. Details at roaringfork.org/events. Questions? Call 927-1290. (Additional floats on June 8 & 16)
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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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Lunch at the Library

All children and teens under the age of 18 are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library's community room for a free lunch every Monday during the summer from June 6 until August 22. This program is provided in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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Gaming and Lunch

Kids and teens are invited to come play with iPads and Wii games every Thursday during the summer at the Carbondale Branch Library starting June 9 and running until August 18. A 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 Program. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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