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Community Yoga Friday- 5.00

Come join us for a simple hatha yoga class centered around the theme Gratitute. Friday 4-5ish at the Carbondale Community School. We have mats, blocks and straps, (BYOB) bring your own blanket.

Storytime at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library offers a weekly storytime for all ages every Monday at 4:00 p.m. This family storytime is full of fun songs and great stories. Other storytimes are Wednesday (bilingual), Thursday (infants and toddlers) at 10:30 a.m., and first Saturday (sensory). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Legos at the Library!

Kids in grades K-2 are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library at 2 p.m. every Wednesdays to imagine, build, and play with Legos. More information by calling the library: 963-2889.
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Middle School Makerspace at the Library!

Teens are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library every Wednesday from 2:30-4 p.m. to use the tools and supplies in our mobile makerspace to design, create, tinker, and play with art and technology. Teens will be able to draw with 3D Pens, film stop-motion animation movies, print with fabric and stencils, design their own video games, and more. Snacks are provided. More information by calling the library: 963-2889.
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Tuesdays After School at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library welcomes elementary school students every Tuesday at 4 p.m. for different afterschool programs including: Story Art with the Aspen Art Museum (first Monday), Paws to Read (second Monday), Legos at the Library (third Monday) and Movie Day (fourth Wednesday). Snacks provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Loteria Night at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library hosts Loteria Night the last Monday of every month at 6 p.m. Loteria is the quintecential Mexican game for all ages, cultures, languages and family members. Beverages and appetizers are provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Tablab for Kids & Teens at the Library!

Kids and teens are invited to use the iPad TabLab at the Carbondale Branch Library every Thursday (except the last one) from 4 - 5 p.m. to try new apps, browse the internet, play games, and do schoolwork. Snacks provided. More information by calling the library, 970-963-2889.
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Teen Wii Gaming at the Library!

Teens are invited to play Wii games at the Carbondale Branch Library on the last Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. Snacks provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Town of Carbondale named Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community

The League of American Bicyclists has announced that the Town of Carbondale was awarded a GOLD LEVEL certification for their work and efforts on becoming a Bicycle Friendly Community. The GOLD LEVEL award that is being bestowed upon Carbondale recognizes their commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies.
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AUDITIONS

Auditions for Hudson Reed Ensemble's March production of Christopher Durang's "Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike," is Monday, December 1st, 5pm at the Rio Grande Room(behind Pitkin Co Library), Aspen. More information at www.hudsonreedensemble.org or 970-319-6867.
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Slopeside Lit

Monday, December 1 at 6pm at Aspen Brewing Company (304 E Hopkins) A book and brews club for the under 40 crowd. This month we'll be discussing Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. Haven't read this month's pick? No worries! Grab a friend and join us anyway. Next month's books are available for free on a first come, first served basis.
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Story Art

Monday, December 1 at 10:30am at Pitkin County Library A fun, free event where art and stories come together. Children leave with an art project to take home. For ages 3-5 years every first Monday at the Pitkin County Library. Co-sponsored by Aspen Art Museum.
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Aspen's Thrift Shop Celebrates 65 Years

The ladies of the all-volunteer Thrift Shop of Aspen invite the public to help celebrate 65 years serving the community. Come shop and check out the ever-changing inventory of fantastic items. You may also participate by donating gently used clothing and household items to be sold at reasonable prices. All proceeds are given to non-profits in the Roaring Fork Valley. The shop is located at 422 E. Hopkins Avenue in Aspen. Hours are 10-3pm Monday through Saturday.
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Community Advent Spiral Walk

Parents, friends and community members are invited to walk the Advent Spiral and experience its beautiful and powerful symbolism on Tuesday, December 2nd at 6:00 PM. The room is initially darkened, and as each one walks a spiral of evergreen boughs and places an apple with a candle along the spiral, the light grows gradually brighter, reminding us of the light we carry within and the gradual return of the light with increasing daylight hours.
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Author Talk and Book Signing

Tuesday, December 2 at 6pm at Pitkin County Library Linda Helmich will talk about Becoming Hulda's Girls, the diary/memoir she wrote with her two sisters about their lives growing up in a small Midwestern town from 1938 to1958. Hard work, high expectations, and plenty of family dynamics made everyday life a rich adventure! Books will be for sale.
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Crystal River Conversations; Tues. Dec. 2nd, 12pm

Join Roaring Fork Conservancy and Public Counsel of the Rockies to discuss Crystal River management options at the Carbondale Library. Trout Unlimited will discuss their experience on stream restoration projects that can improve stream ecology and trout habitat. TU will also elaborate on the recent Outstanding Waters designation on tributaries to Thompson Creek and how it is compatible with agricultural operations. Lunch provided. FREE. RSVP requested at heather@roaringfork.org or 927-1290.
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After School Craft

Wednesday, December 3 from 2:30-4:30 pm at Pitkin County Library Join us on the first Wednesday of every month for an after-school craft activity in the children's room. Supplies provided.
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Garfield County Libraries Board of Trustees meeting

The Garfield County Libraries Board of Trustees next regular board meeting will be December 4, 2014 at the New Castle Branch Library, 402 W. Main Street, New Castle, CO 81647. Board meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. For ADA needs, please contact Wilma at 625-4270 prior to meeting.
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call for artists for their Holiday Artisan Market; Wyly Wares

The Wyly Art Center announces their call for artists for their Holiday Artisan Market; Wyly Wares, on Friday – Sunday, December 5-7, 10 am – 4:00 pm. Featuring an array of handmade gifts created by local artists. Artist application deadline is Friday, November 14. For details and application, Contact 970-927-4123 or holly@wylyarts.org.
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Winterfaire Store

Are you looking for beautiful and unique hand made gifts for family and friends during the holiday season? Come to an exceptionally special holiday shopping experience at the Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork, Thursday, December 4 from 5-8pm. Live music, food and beautiful handmade gifts. Adults only please! Free and open to the public.
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THE CLIMB OF YOUR LIFE Aspen Premier of the documentary film, CLIMB FOR FREEDOM

Thurs., Dec. 4, 7 pm, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen. Jeff Patterson of Aspen Success Coaching hosts an evening of inspiration, impact and adventure that kicks off with the local premier of Stephen McGhee’s documentary film, Climb for Freedom. Q & A with Stephen and Jeff following the film screening. Tickets: $10 ($5 per ticket will be gifted to Mountain Rescue Aspen) Reservations: Wheeler Box Office 970-920-5770.
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Just Add Glitter: Holiday Ornament Decorating

The Wyly Art Center presents Just Add Glitter: Holiday Ornament Decorating Friday, December 5, 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Children design their own holiday ornament with wonderful Wyly art supplies while they wait for Santa and the Basalt Tree Lighting in Lions Park. Adults can shop for handmade holiday goods at the Wyly Wares Artisan Market from 4:00-7:00 pm. For more information visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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4 Architects: the artwork of Glenn Rappaport, Harry Teague, Larry Yaw and Will Young

The Wyly Annex opens a new exhibition 4 Architects: the artwork of Glenn Rappaport, Harry Teague, Larry Yaw and Will Young. Exhibition dates are October 17 – December 6. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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DOCTOR ROBERT, THE BEATLES TRIBUTE! Live @ The Black Nugget 12.5.14

Join Doctor Robert, The Beatles Tribute from Crested Butte, CO for an unforgettable evening of freshly prepared, LIVE, Beatles' music at The Black Nugget Friday, December 5th at 9:30pm. The band is quickly becoming respected for its extended, high-energy sets including everything from “Please Please Me” to “Abbey Road.” The show is FREE and please visit www.doctorroberttribute.com for more info.
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2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament

The public is invited to the 2nd Annual CORNHOLE Tournament on Saturday, December 6th from 4-7pm at the Glenwood Springs High School Gym. 2-man teams register at the door and winner takes all. Student designed and built cornhole board sets will be showcased and auctioned off to raise money for high quality Design/Build education in the Roaring Fork Valley. Information at COstudio.org.
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Whimsical Women of the West Holiday show

The Whimsical Women of the West Holiday Show featuring 17 artisans is Fri. Dec. 5th 4-8pm and Sat. Dec. 6th, 9am-4pm. at the Third Street Center in Carbondale. The show includes fiber art, jewelry, photos, pottery, food goodies and more. A percentage of sales benefits the Advocate Safehouse Project.

Dragonfly Movement & Music at The Launchpad

Dragonfly Music & Movement is offering a six week class series for youth ages 5-10 at The Launchpad, Mondays from 4 to 5pm beginning Nov. 3. Dragonfly classes targets sensory awareness and motor skill development through the movement arts of yoga, dance, bilateral movement, animal adaptations and martial arts. Drop in is $15 or 6 classes for $78. Email Shannon Jones to register at shannon.yoga@gmail.com. For a full listing of classes at The Launchpad visit carbondalearts.com/the-launchpad
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Writers' Group at the Library!

Held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month, the Carbondale Library Writers' Group provides a supportive environment for writers of all genres, novice to the experienced. Attendees will have the opportunity to share and explore their own writing, their peers’ writing and writing in general. Open to all writers and future writers, teen and adult. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Wyly Holiday Art Club: ages 6 - 12

Registration is open for Wyly Holiday Art Club: ages 6 - 12, with Chelsea Richards, on Tuesdays, December 9 & 16, 4:00 – 5:30 pm (drop off & open studio 3:30 – 4:00pm). Registration is required. Create colorful holiday gifts and decorations to share with family and friends. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Wyly Holiday Art Club: ages 6 - 12

Registration is open for Wyly Holiday Art Club: ages 6 - 12 on Tuesdays, December 9 & 16, 4:00 – 5:30 pm (drop off & open studio 3:30 – 4:00pm.) Registration is required. Create colorful holiday gifts and decorations to share with family and friends. Tuition is $55, members receive 10% off, scholarships are available. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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English In Action Tutor Training

English In Action is looking for volunteers to work one-on-one with adult immigrants to help them learn English. Their next Tutor Orientation Training will be held on Wednesday, December 10th, from 5:30-8:30 PM at their office in El Jebel. Visit www.englishinaction.org or call 963-9200 for more info.
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High School Book-of-the-Month

Wednesday, December 10 at 3pm at Pitkin County Library This month we'll be discussing The Young World by Chris Weitz. Books available on a first come, first served basis. For more information contact Genevieve at 970-429-1948.
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Wyly Annex will host an artist’s reception for Bayard Hollins

The Wyly Annex will host an artist’s reception for internationally exhibited and collected artist Bayard Hollins on Friday, December 12, from 5 to 7pm. Exhibition dates are December 12 – January 24. The Wyly Annex hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 12 – 6pm. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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"The Glorious Ones" promises rollicking good time

Sopris Theatre Company (formerly CMC Theatre) presents "The Glorious Ones," a bawdy musical running Dec. 4-7 and 11-13 at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs - Spring Valley. The musical follows a 16th century theater troupe backstage, onstage and offstage through Italy. More at 947-8177.

Storytime at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library offers a weekly storytime for all ages every Monday at 4:00 p.m. This family storytime is full of fun songs and great stories. Other storytimes are Wednesday (bilingual), Thursday (infants and toddlers) at 10:30 a.m., and first Saturday (sensory). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Legos at the Library!

Kids in grades K-2 are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library at 2 p.m. every Wednesdays to imagine, build, and play with Legos. More information by calling the library: 963-2889.
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Middle School Makerspace at the Library!

Teens are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library every Wednesday from 2:30-4 p.m. to use the tools and supplies in our mobile makerspace to design, create, tinker, and play with art and technology. Teens will be able to draw with 3D Pens, film stop-motion animation movies, print with fabric and stencils, design their own video games, and more. Snacks are provided. More information by calling the library: 963-2889.
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Tuesdays After School at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library welcomes elementary school students every Tuesday at 4 p.m. for different afterschool programs including: Story Art with the Aspen Art Museum (first Monday), Paws to Read (second Monday), Legos at the Library (third Monday) and Movie Day (fourth Wednesday). Snacks provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Loteria Night at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library hosts Loteria Night the last Monday of every month at 6 p.m. Loteria is the quintecential Mexican game for all ages, cultures, languages and family members. Beverages and appetizers are provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Tablab for Kids & Teens at the Library!

Kids and teens are invited to use the iPad TabLab at the Carbondale Branch Library every Thursday (except the last one) from 4 - 5 p.m. to try new apps, browse the internet, play games, and do schoolwork. Snacks provided. More information by calling the library, 970-963-2889.
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Teen Wii Gaming at the Library!

Teens are invited to play Wii games at the Carbondale Branch Library on the last Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. Snacks provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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High School Craft: Upcycled Ornaments

Wednesday, December 17 at 3pm at Pitkin County Library All high school aged participants are invited to make upcycled ornaments out of old books. All supplies and refreshments provided!
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Small Wonders Opening at The Aspen Chapel Gallery

SMALL WONDERS, a holiday show of affordable art, opens on WED. DEC. 3 at the Aspen Chapel Gallery with a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thirty-one Valley artists are participating. The Aspen Chapel Gallery, located in Aspen Chapel, features year round changing exhibitions of Roaring Fork Valley artists. It is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. For more information 925-1919 .
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mtn madrigal singers dates and times

The Mountain Madrigal Singers perform "Christmas Joy" Matinee Sunday Dec. 7 @ 2pm Regular Concerts starting Saturday Dec. 13, Sunday Dec. 14, and Friday Dec. 19 Showtimes are @ 7.30 pm Thank You

Ring the Bell for The Salvation Army

One great volunteer opportunity over the holiday season is to ring the bell for Salvation Army. Sign up for one-hour shifts and get ready to smile and make a difference. If you can’t make the time to volunteer then donate wherever you see the Salvation Army’s signature Red Kettle. All the money that is raised locally stays here in the valley. Call Salvation Army, Glenwood Springs, at 970-945-6976 to volunteer and ring the bell. We need your support!
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Soul Dance Sundays at The Launchpad

Core Healing Arts is bringing Soul Dance Sundays to the Launchpad at 76 S. 4th in Carbondale every Sunday from 4 to 5:30pm. No dance experience is necessary! Only a willingness to move and open your heart. Soul Dance Sundays is inspired by the five rhythms and uses movement to connect with ourselves, with each other, and deepen our connection with the Divine to guide our path. Contact Robyn Hubbard at Core Healing Arts at robyn@corehealingarts.net or (970)319-6854.
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Literature Out Loud

Sunday, December 21 at 3pm at Pitkin County Library Literature Out Loud, the story hour for grownups, brings us "Christmas Treasures" with Eileen Seeley reading "One Christmas" by Truman Capote and Franz Alderfer reading "Sleep" from "Lime Creek" by Joe Henry.
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Get Your Uke On at the Library!

Get Your Uke On! class on at the Carbondale Branch Library the first and third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Beginners and experts of all ages are welcome. Each session starts with a sing along, followed by a short lesson, and ends with a Uke Jam. Non-Ukers are welcome to sit in. More information by calling the library, 970-963-2889.
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Somatic Yoga Classes at The Launchpad

Aspen Dance Connection is bringing a Somatic Yoga class to The Launchpad at 76 S. 4th Street in Carbondale on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:15-9:30am. Somatic Yoga synthesizes Alexander & Feldenkrais techniques, kinetic awareness, Iyengar yoga and more to gently realign the body, strengthen the core, & increase range of motion. Contact Fran Page (970)927-0641 or aspendance@sopris.net. For a full listing of classes at The Launchpad visit carbondalearts.com/the-launchpad.
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Wood Burning Best Practices

If you use a wood stove or fireplace, learn before you burn. To have a safer and healthier home remember these three tips: First: Burn only dry, seasoned wood. Second: Have a certified professional inspect and service your wood stove or fireplace annually. And Third: Upgrade to an efficient, EPA-approved wood stove or fireplace insert. This public service announcement was brought to you by US Environmental Protection Agency and the Carbondale Environmental Board.

Roaring Fork Songwriters Group at the Library!

The Roaring Fork Songwriters Group meets at the Carbondale Branch Library the fourth Monday of the month, and is open to songwriters of all levels. Writers are encouraged to share a lyric or a melody, or something they’ve finished and want to test out on a responsive audience, in a supportive, helpful atmosphere. Facilitated by different guest musician each month. The grand piano is available for use. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889
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Teen Wii Gaming at the Library!

Teens are invited to play Wii games at the Carbondale Branch Library on the last Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. Snacks provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Storytime at the Library

The Carbondale Branch Library offers a weekly storytime for all ages every Monday at 4:00 p.m. This family storytime is full of fun songs and great stories. Other storytimes are Wednesday (bilingual), Thursday (infants and toddlers) at 10:30 a.m., and first Saturday (sensory). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Legos at the Library!

Kids in grades K-2 are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library at 2 p.m. every Wednesdays to imagine, build, and play with Legos. More information by calling the library: 963-2889.
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Middle School Makerspace at the Library!

Teens are invited to the Carbondale Branch Library every Wednesday from 2:30-4 p.m. to use the tools and supplies in our mobile makerspace to design, create, tinker, and play with art and technology. Teens will be able to draw with 3D Pens, film stop-motion animation movies, print with fabric and stencils, design their own video games, and more. Snacks are provided. More information by calling the library: 963-2889.
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Tuesdays After School at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library welcomes elementary school students every Tuesday at 4 p.m. for different afterschool programs including: Story Art with the Aspen Art Museum (first Monday), Paws to Read (second Monday), Legos at the Library (third Monday) and Movie Day (fourth Wednesday). Snacks provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Loteria Night at the Library!

The Carbondale Branch Library hosts Loteria Night the last Monday of every month at 6 p.m. Loteria is the quintecential Mexican game for all ages, cultures, languages and family members. Beverages and appetizers are provided. More information by calling the library: 970-963-2889.
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Tablab for Kids & Teens at the Library!

Kids and teens are invited to use the iPad TabLab at the Carbondale Branch Library every Thursday (except the last one) from 4 - 5 p.m. to try new apps, browse the internet, play games, and do schoolwork. Snacks provided. More information by calling the library, 970-963-2889.
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Senior Matters Book Club at the Library!

Senior Matters hosts a monthly book club sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library every 4th Wednesday of the month, 4pm at the library. More information at 970-963-2889.
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Subaru Share the Love Chooses Mountain Valley as Local Charity

The seventh annual Subaru “Share the Love” event will take place at Glenwood Springs Subaru from November 20, 2014 through January 2, 2015. For every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased, Subaru will donate $250 to the customer’s choice of participating charities – including the local charity, Mountain Valley Developmental Services.
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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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Carbondale Clay Center Cup Auction is back!

Join us at the corner of 2nd and Main on First Friday, December 5th from 6-8:00pm for the annual Carbondale Clay Center Cup Auction. With over 200 cups donated by local and national artists, there is sure to be a cup just perfect for you. Bidding ends at 8pm, so be sure to stop by early to check out all the amazing cups, or to shop our holiday sale at the Clay Center gallery. Friday is definitely going to be a night at the Clay Center that you don't want to miss!
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Girl Scouts need YOU

Girl Scouts enables you to spend time and create memories with your daughter or granddaughter. Plus, it gives her a head start on a fantastic future. We build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Girls and adults make friends, fun memories, and gain skills that last a lifetime. Join today. www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/join or call 970-628-8007.
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