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Dance Initiative Presents CREATION (RE-CREATION) By Control Group Productions of Denver

Dance Initiative presents two excerpt performances of CREATION(re-creation) by Control Group Productions(CGP) on Mar. 27 at 6pm & 7:30pm at The Launchpad. CGP is directed by Patrick Mueller, who has performed with the Troika Ranch Dance Theater in NYC, the Mancopy Danse company in Europe, & currently teaches at the Colorado Conservatory of Dance. Tickets are $10 can be purchased at danceinitiative.org.
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Modern Technique Workshop with Patrick Mueller & Control Group Productions

Dance Initiative will host a modern technique workshop with its first Artist in Residence, Patrick Mueller and his company Control Group Productions, on Sat. Mar. 28 from 10:30-12p.m at The Launchpad. Mueller has performed with Troika Ranch Dance Theater, Mancopy Danse company, and currently teaches at the Colorado Conservatory of Dance. The workshop is $10 and space is limited. Register at danceinitiative.org.
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Backcountry awareness event March 26

Powder to the People presents a spring backcountry discussion on March 26 at 6 pm, at GrassRoots TV's Aspen studio. CAIC’s Blase Reardon will give an overview of the snowpack and avalanche activity. Backcountry guide Anton Sponar and his team will about their 2014 expedition to the Alaska Family, three major peaks including Denali that had never been summited and skied in one trip before. Find Powder to the People on Facebook for more info.
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Sci-Fi Spring Break

Sci-Fi Spring Break Movies: 2:00-4:00 PM Monday, March 23, come watch "Wall-E" Wednesday, March 25, come watch "Jurassic Park" Friday, March 27, come watch "Earth to Echo" Basalt Regional Library
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Dance Liberation Project: Community Ecstatic Dance

Carbondale's community dance "Heart Rhythm Dance Liberation Project" is Saturday, Mar. 28 at the Launchpad. Doors open at 7pm with an opening circle at 7:30pm. Sweat your prayers for this Spring by dancing with all. No dance experience necessary. The DJ for this wonderful journey will be Connor Johnson.
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FREE Doctors Hours

When is the last time you saw a doctor? Have you been needing a checkup? Are you uninsured? Come to The Neighborhood Clinic for FREE Doctors Hours, located at The Woody Creek Community Center. A skilled doctor and nurse will be here to answer questions, provide basic screenings/vitals, and offer referrals. 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.
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OPEN HOUSE

Open House dates for new Salvation Army office located at 201 14th Street Suite 125 Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 are Thursady March 26 and Saturday March 28 noon-2pm. please come and celebrate are new permanent home! For more information call 970-945-6976.
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Essential Oils for Your Family Health with Claire O'Leary founder of Clear Heart Healing Arts.

Sat., Mar. 28, 1pm at 3rd St Ctr, Carbondale. Bring your friends and family! Each participant receives a FREE Wild Orange Essential Oil for attending the class. FREE EVENT Including a FREE Health Scan! Healthy snacks using doTerra Essential Oils will be served!
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"Vanya, Sonia, Masha & Spike"

The Hudson Reed Ensemble kicks off its 10th anniversary season with Christopher Durang's Tony Award winning madcap comedy, "Vanya, Sonia, Masha & Spike." Life's a bore on a Pennsylvania farm for Vanya and Sonia until their sister Masha, a fading movie star, arrives with her boy-toy Spike in tow. Performances are 3/20. 3/21 & 3/27, 3/28 at 7:30pm and 3/29 at 6:30pm, Black Box Theater, Aspen High School. $25, tickets at the door or at hudsonreedensemble.org 970-319-6867,
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Go2Work

Get help with job applications, resumes and more! Thursdays @ Basalt Regional Library. 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
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Intercambio @ Basalt Regional Library

Join us Monday, March 31 @ 5:30 for Spanish-English conversation.
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Storytimes @ Basalt Library

Join Basalt Regional Library weekdays @ 10:30 AM. Mondays: Mother Goose on the Loose, Tuesdays: Toddler Tales, Wednesdays: Preschool Storytime, Thursdays: March 5-Story Art; March 12-Music & Movement, March 19-Storyteller Marrilee, Fridays: Book Babies. NO storytimes the week of March 23-27 (Spring Break).
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Study Zone

Tuesdays & Thursdays, computers in the Tree House reserved for homework help. Basalt Regional Library 3:30-5:00 PM.
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Learn more about sports concussions and other brain injuries by calling the Brain Injury Association of America at 800-444-6443 or visit biausa.org.
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

If you’ve experienced a sports concussion or other brain injuries, you are not alone. For help, call the Brain Injury Association of America at 800-444-6443 or visit biausa.org.
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March Art Break With Lisa Singer

Take an Art Break and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create on Tuesday, Mar.31, 5:30 to 8p.m. in CCAH's classroom at the Third Street Center. CCAH provides everything- the space, the drinks, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer, who will be on hand to facilitate fun art projects. For this month's project we will making fun, moveable self portraits. Pre-registration is required! Sign up at carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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Culinary & Medicinal Herbs

Join us for an exciting mini-workshop where we will explore techniques for propagation and germination of multiple medicinal and culinary herbs that grow well here in the Roaring Fork Valley. Additionally, we will cover some of the medicinal and culinary uses of our favorite garden herbs! There will be a hands-on salve workshop where participants will learn to make a healing hand salve! Tuesday, March 31 @ 5:30 PM.
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The Connection: Mind Your Body – Film Screening & Open House 2 Nights! Fri. Mar. 27 & Tues. Mar. 31

At 7 pm, 3rd St Ctr, Carbondale. The Connection is a new documentary that demonstrates a direct link between our mind & our health. The film features scientists, researchers, writers & doctors, as well as remarkable true stories of people adding mind body medicine to their prescription & recovering from severe back pain, heart disease, infertility, cancer & multiple sclerosis. Representatives from local meditation & mindfulness groups will share information about their programs. FEE: $8.
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Seasons of Childhood, Rhythms and Rituals to Enrich Family Life

March 5, 12, 26, April 2, Woody Creek Community Center, 5:30-7:30, $5/class for materials. Current and Future Fathers, Mothers and Nursing Infants are welcome. With “wise-woman” wisdom and humor, Patty Fox, M.Ed, and CP Kanipe, A.A. Early Childhood Ed, will share seasonal songs, stories, crafts, and notions of child and parent development. Both were founders and lead teachers in the local Waldorf School.

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 is April 1st, from 5:30-8:30 PM at their office in El Jebel. Visit englishinaction.org for more info.
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Anderson Ranch presents "Inhabit" by Amy Butowicz

Join Anderson Ranch for the opening of Amy Butowicz's art exhibition, "Inhabit," featuring paintings and sculpture shaped through a process of discovery that parallels the act of painting, March 9 - April 3. The public is invited to attend the Opening Reception on March 10, from 5 - 7pm at the Patton-Malott Gallery, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, in Snowmass. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
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2015 Energy Smart Contractor Expo: April 2

Contractors and others interested in energy efficiency can check out new products and trends at the Energy Smart Contractor Expo. Choose from 8 workshops and visit 18 vendor booths to learn about energy efficiency, renewable energy, and utility incentives. Thursday, April 2, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs. Lunch included. Early bird tickets just $10 through March 19. Learn more and register at www.GarfieldCleanEnergy.org
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GSHS Band's Movie Night Fundraiser

Come check out a very special screening of the Lion King in the Jeanie Miller auditorium at Glenwood Springs High school on April 3rd, at 6:30 pm. It will be put on as a fundraiser for the GSHS Band Program. All tickets are $5 and children under 3 are free. With the addition of $1 popcorn, this evening of fun can't be beat! So come support your local musicians April 3rd at the GSHS Band Movie Night Fundraiser.

Shop Locally, Support Libraries

A quarter of every penny of sales tax collected by Garfield County funds your public library. To raise awareness on how your shopping habits affect community services, Garfield County Libraries is hosting a drawing. To participate bring your sales receipts from Carbondale businesses dated between March 6th and April 3rd to the Carbondale Branch Library. You will be entered to win prizes donated by local businesses.
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The Wyly Art Center presents The Art of Easter Egg Decorating

The Wyly Art Center presents The Art of Easter Egg Decorating, Saturday, April 4, noon – 2:00 pm. Learn how to create one-of-a-kind Easter eggs using special techniques, like making natural dyes from beets, red cabbage, and onion skins and much more! Join The Wyly Art Center for a fun, art-filled day for the entire family. For more information visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Imagine 3 Fundraiser for River Bridge

River Bridge Regional Center invites you to Imagine 3, a unique culinary experience and fundraiser on April 4 at The Orchard in Carbondale. Event-goers will be treated to live music by the Starletts, drinks and gourmet food by Susie Jimenez’s Spice It Up and The Pullman, Town, Phat Thai, Allegria, and Tempranillo. River Bridge is our community’s local child advocacy center. For more information or for tickets, visit www.RiverBridgeRC.org
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Register for Art Farm: articulated figures and fine wine at The Wyly Art Center

Registration is open for Art Farm: articulated figures and fine wine with Kathy Honea & Lisa Singer on Wednesday, April 8, 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 snacks 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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The Wyly Art Center: Visionary Collage with Pam Porter

Registration is open for Visionary Collage with Pam Porter on Saturday, April 11, from 9:00am–4:00pm. It begins with a question...Any question you have about your life. Where should I live? What would make me happier? What's the best path for me to take in my life? Explore these questions through this one-day workshop. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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24th Annual Aspen Shortsfest, April 7-12

Join Aspen Film for the 24th annual Aspen Shortsfest, Tuesday, April 7th through Sunday, April 12th. Screenings at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen and Crystal Theatre in Carbondale. Short comedy, drama, documentary and animation, plus filmmakers from around the world. Tickets at the Wheeler Box Office in Aspen, at Boomerang Coffee in Carbondale or online at aspenshowtix.com. More at aspenfilm.org.
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Get kids outside! SOS Outreach and Taco Bell Scholarship Fund Campaign

From April 1st through April 15th SOS Outreach is partnering with Taco Bell to create a youth scholarship fund. Every $180 raised will put a child in our community in SOS programs. Make a purchase from Taco Bell locations in Glenwood, Eagle, Frisco or Rifle, and round up your purchase to help kids get outside and develop healthy habits for life!
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Glenwood Hot Springs Pool Tour, April 16th, 4pm

Join Roaring Fork Conservancy and get an inside look at the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool! Brian Ammerman, Pool Maintenance Manager, will lead this tour from the source of the hot springs to the outflow and will also discuss pool history and water rights, geothermal heating, and pool operation and maintenance. You won't want to miss this behind the scenes tour. Registration is required www.roaringfork.org or 927-1290.
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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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The Wyly Art Center presents Inside Saiopor: An Art Talk with Chris Hassig

The Wyly Art Center presents Inside Saiopor: An Art Talk with Chris Hassig on Tuesday, April 21, at 5:30pm. Journalist Brent Gardner-Smith will engage Chris in a conversation about his process, his evolution and the ideas behind his work. Discussion will revolve around his concurrent exhibition at The Wyly, Close In and Far Away. 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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Crime Victims Rights Awareness Candlelight Vigil April 22, 2015

National Crime Victims Rights Awareness Week starts 4/19/15. This year, "Engaging Communities-Empowering Victims" emphasizes the role of the entire community to promote victims rights and support crime victims, empowering them in their own recovery. Join us for a Candlelight Vigil on Wed, 4/22/15 at 6pm, Sayre Park in GWS, for refreshments, music by Defiance Stringband, rock painting and a candlelight vigil honoring survivors and those we've lost
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17th Annual Fryingpan Clean up, April 25th, 8:30am

Help clean up one of the most beautiful and most visited stretches of river in the country! Volunteers of all ages are welcome! Join us for a free breakfast at Lions Park in downtown Basalt before cleaning up an assigned 1-mile section of the river. Please dress appropriately with warm layers, gloves, long pants, a hat and sunscreen. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash. More information: www.roaringfork.org/cleanup or call 927-1290.
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CCAH IS ACCEPTING GALLERY PROPOSALS FOR 2016

CCAH is seeking proposals that feature enticing, unique, & educational exhibitions for the R2 Gallery in 2016. Proposals may be for an exhibition of your work, or a group show (juried or invitational). Two and three dimensional works, as well as video installations will be considered. A preliminary proposal forms are available online at carbondalearts.com, or may be picked up at The Launchpad. Deadline May 1 with notification by July 15. Call (970)963-1680 for more information.
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Grief and Loss Support Groups Meet Mondays in Carbondale

Pathfinders offers grief and loss support every 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6:00 to 7:30 pm, at Core Healing Arts in Carbondale. Guide and mentor Robyn Hubbard leads the groups for people navigating the life changes and challenges of losing a loved one. Pathfinders is a non-profit support program for people dealing with chronic illness, disability, bereavement and loss in Pitkin, Eagle and Mesa counties. For more information call Robyn at 970-319-6854.
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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

War Stories

Join Basalt Regional Library and Paul Andersen for War Stories This five-part discussion series will attempt to bridge the gap between veterans and civilians through literature and personal accounts. For each session, local veterans will be invited to join the conversation and share their insights and personal experiences. March 11, 23, April 6, 28, May 12. 5:30 PM. Registration required.
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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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