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5Point FIlm Festival

5Point Film Festival will be back at the Carbondale Rec Center for four, jam-packed, inspiring days of short adventure and action packed films! Enjoy some Sierra Nevada beer, local food, and fun yard games FREE at our three community parties. But most importantly, prepare yourself to be inspired by the stories and passionate people coming to the festival. Programs and tickets available online at 5Pointfilm.org/tickets.
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Paint a gift for Mom at the Carbondale Clay Center

We already know that you think your Mom is the greatest, so stop on by the Carbondale Clay Center on Sunday, April 26th from 2-4pm, and make her a special gift to show her just how you feel. Choose from our selection of ready-made bisqueware. The Clay Center will fire it up and have it ready for pick up before Mother's Day, only $15 per piece. No need to call to RSVP, just stop in. All ages are welcome, and children must be accompanied by an adult. See you there!
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ART BREAK: Transfer Night

Take an Art Break and give yourself the opportunity to relax and create on Tuesday, Apr. 28 from 5:30 to 8p.m. in CCAH's classroom at the Third Street Center. CCAH provides the space, the drinks, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer, who will be on hand to facilitate fun art projects. April’s Art Break is Transfer Night- We will be transferring images, and using other mixed media. Space is limited. Pre-register at carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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Intercambio @ Basalt Regional Library

Spanish-English conversations. Join us at Basalt Regional Library Monday, April 27 @ 5:30 PM
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One Book 4 Colorado

The Garfield County Libraries are promoting the importance of early reading by providing a free picture book (in English or Spanish) to any 4-year-old as part of the One Book 4 Colorado program. One Book 4 Colorado is a statewide initiative aiming to support family reading at home. Families of 4-year-olds can stop by any of the libraries from April 13-27 to pick up a copy of "How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?" by Jane Yolen while supplies last.
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Maureen McGovern in concert on April 27

Glenwood's Community Concert Association presents Maureen McGovern on Monday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at Glenwood Springs High School. Admission is free with purchase of a membership for next season at this concert. Prices to attend six concerts at adult, $40; student, $15 and family, $90. For info, call 970-945-8722 or visit www.gsconcertassn.org
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ART & WINE BREAK: Decoupage Night with Lisa Singer

Take an Art Break and give yourself the opportunity to relax, have a glass of wine, and create on Tues., Apr. 28, 6-8 p.m. in Suite 15 at the 3rd St Center. CCAH provides the space, the wine, snacks and a little help from Lisa Singer, who will be on hand to facilitate fun art projects. April’s Art Break is decoupage night, which is essentially 3D collage Space is limited. Pre-register at www.carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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Storytelling Performance

Acclaimed storyteller Judith Black will perform in two acts on April 29th at the Basalt Library beginning at 5:30 with Act 1 for people of all ages from four years old and up. Act 2 begins at 6:30 featuring more complex stories for the older crowd, ages 11 and up. The event is free and brought to the Roaring Fork Valley by the local chapter of Spellbinders.
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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGINI: A BLACK WOMAN'S LOVE AFFAIR WITH HER GURU with Dr Kamala Easton

Tues., Apr. 28 6:30 pm, 3rd St. Ctr., Carbondale Dr. Kamala Easton , author, teacher, spiritual advisor introduces her book, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGINI, the story of her spiritual transformation and mystical and tempestuous relationship with a world renowned Guru. Fee: $15 Dr. Easton is available during the week for private Spiritual Intuitive Sessions 1/2hr @ $108 and 1 hr @ $175. Register for a session online - see link online at KDNK PSAs.
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Technology Classes @ Basalt Regional Library

Basalt Regional Library offers many technology classes throughout the month of April. Check the website for all topics and times.
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Adult PC Classes

Wednesdays at noon, Basalt Regional Library offers Adult PC Classes. No sign-up necessary. Check our website for weekly topics.
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Spring Soil & Garden Prep

Join Stephanie Syson and the Basalt Seed Library to talk about all things dirt!  Main topics will include tips and techniques to get your garden site prepped, soil specifics, composting, transplanting, mulching and more.  If this is a new garden location or you are going into another year in the same plot, we will cover both! Thursday, April 30 @ 5:30 PM
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Storytimes @ Basalt Library

Join us weekday mornings @ 10:30 AM for storytimes. Mondays are Mother Goose on the Loose. Tuesdays are Toddler Tales. Wednesdays are Preschool Storytimes. Fridays are Book Babies. Check our website for thursday storytime topics.
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Wii Wednesday

Join us after school on Wednesdays for wii! 2:00-3:30 PM
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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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CALL TO LOCAL ARTIST FOR MOUNTAIN FAIR'S ARTIST GALLERY BOOTH

The Valley Artists’ Gallery allows local artists to exhibit and sell their artwork in a cooperative, inexpensive way. Artists must be current CCAH members, reside in the 816 zip code, and feature handmade works to apply. Space is limited, and artwork will be juried. All applications must be received by May 1 and are available at carbondalearts.com. For more information, please call (970)963-1680 or email brian@carbondalearts.com.
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ReVision, the artwork of The Young Artist Studio from Basalt Middle School

The Wyly Art Center is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition, ReVision, featuring the artwork of The Young Artist Studio with instructor Nicole Gogolak. Opening reception is Friday, May 1, 2015, from 5-7pm. Exhibition dates are May 1 – May 23, 2015. Featuring Basalt Middle School students. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, from 10am – 4pm. For more information and full schedule visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Free Comic Book Day!

Saturday, May 2nd is Free Comic Book Day! Celebrate by visiting any of the six Garfield County Libraries to pick up your free copy of a comic book provided by Diamond Comic Distributors. All are welcome!
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Public Meeting: Carbondale UDC Installment 2

The Town of Carbondale’s Planning and Zoning Commission is hosting a public meeting on the second installment of the Unified Development Code, covering zone districts and allowed uses. The meeting will be held on April 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. and will be held in Carbondale Town Hall. More information is on the project website, www.carbondaleudc.com.
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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

Registration is open for Screen Printing with Vidabeth Bensen

Registration is open for Screen Printing with Vidabeth Bensen on Monday, May 11, from 4:30-7:30pm. Special emphasis will be placed on helping teachers incorporate Screen Printing into their curriculum. Artists, teachers, and anyone else interested in learning this centuries-old printmaking technique will benefit from this workshop. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Carbondale Fire District Meetings

The Carbondale Fire District is continuing to hold their Public Meetings while they gather input for their Master Plan. Upcoming meetings will be held on the following dates: • April 28th – at the Missouri Heights Station • April 29th - at the West End station - 5449 County Road 154 • May 4th – Aspen Glen. All meetings start at 7 PM. For questions call Mark at 309.3655 or check the website at www.carbondalefire.org.
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Four Essential Steps to Take When Planning Retirement

Join us at the Glenwood Springs Library for an informative presentation to help you guide retirement planning. Local experts will discuss legal landmines, poor savings & tax planning, real estate pitfalls, & ineffective communication. Presented by Attorney Jeff Cheney, Financial Advisor Amy Fetterhoff, Certified Mortgage Planner Linda McKinley, & Certified Empowerment Coach Michelle Lefebvre. This free event will be held on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30pm.
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Optimize Your Website for Search

A free search engine optimization workshop taught by Trent Blizzard of BlizzardPress will be held at the Glenwood Springs Library on Thursday, May 7 at 9 am. Learn simple and effective techniques that work to deliver higher Google rankings. Coffee and donuts will be provided by Sweet Coloradough. Reservations recommended. For more information or to sign up, call 970-945-5958.
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Call for Presenters - 2015 How To Festival

We want YOU! The Parachute Branch Library is kicking off the summer with its 3rd annual How To Festival on Saturday, May 30 from 9am to 12pm. We will showcase hobbyists, business leaders, and entrepreneurs who want to share their talents and knowledge with the community. Please contact the library at 970-285-9870 if you are interested in offering your time. Deadline for submissions is May 8.
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SAW Spring Open House & Art Sale

May 7th from 5 - 9 pm at SAW (525 Buggy Circle, Carbondale) Join the many artists of SAW as they share their creative endeavors from their individual studio spaces! Check out the local art, silent auction in support of CCAH, live music and refreshments! This event is free and open to all. For more information go to sawcarbondale.com, find Studio for Arts and Works on Facebook, or email studioforartsandworks@gmail.com.
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WALK WITH ME OPENING RECEPTION

Join CCAH for the Opening Reception of the Walk With Me Exhibition on May 8, 6-8 p.m. at the Launchpad. Walk With Me photography by women participants of the Valley Settlement Project. The images in the exhibit, coupled with narrative from the artists, will give members of the Roaring Fork Valley the opportunity to look into and share a world which is rich with culture and vitality and perhaps unfamiliar or unknown. For more information visit www.carbondalearts.com or call (970) 963-1680.
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Heron, Eagle, Osprey Watch

Join Jonathan Lowsky, wildlife biologist with Colorado Wildlife Science LLC, and staff from Roaring Fork Conservancy for an amazing look at great blue herons, bald eagles, and osprey along the Roaring Fork River. We'll tour two properties, off-limits to the public, in search of these avian predators. Please bring binoculars or a spotting scope and dress appropriately as viewing happens rain or shine. Registration required: www.roaringfork.org/ $10/person / RFC Members: FREE
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Heron, Eagle, Osprey Watch

Join Jonathan Lowsky, wildlife biologist with Colorado Wildlife Science LLC, and staff from Roaring Fork Conservancy for an amazing look at great blue herons, bald eagles, and osprey along the Roaring Fork River. We'll tour two properties, off-limits to the public, in search of these avian predators. Please bring binoculars or a spotting scope and dress appropriately as viewing happens rain or shine. Registration required: www.roaringfork.org/ $10/person / RFC Members: FREE
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Whimsical Women of the West Spring Show

Mother's Day weekend celebrate Spring with 18 local artisans at the Whimsical Women of the West Show. Fiber art, pottery, jewelry, folk art, container gardens and much more will be offered on the grounds of Four Mile Creek B&B. A percentage of sales will benefit, "CASA, of the Ninth District." Fri. ,May 8th, 4-8pm and Sat., May 9th, 9am -4pm. On the way to Sunlight, 5 miles up Four Mile Road.

2015 Mother Day Mile

Register for Mother's Day Mile on Sunday, May 10. The one mile race is a fundraiser for Advocate Safehouse Project. The race is open to women, men, and families. Everyone gets a homemade apple pie and a chance to win age group awards. Pre-register at Glenwood Medical Associates at 1830 Blake Avenue, GWS; or online via www.active.com.
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Registration is open for Art Farm: Many Marks & Mixers

Registration is open for Art Farm: Many Marks & Mixers with Kathy Honea & Lisa Singer on Wednesday, May 13, from 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 nibbles 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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BoneDale Bike Week Kid's Rodeo

The Bonedale Bike Week Kids Bike Rodeo will take place Mon. May 11 at 7p.m. at the Carbondale Rec. Center. Learning to ride your bike safely takes practice. This event involves a few stations that introduce kids to the small, but oh so important moments when safety can really make a difference in how much fun they're having. For more information visit bonedalebikeweek.com
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Bonedale Bike Week Spoke'n Word Slam

Bonedale Bike Week Spoke'n Word Slam will take place May 11 at 7pm at Carbondale Beer Works. Uproarious poetry in a limerick contest about bicycles and the multifarious culture surrounding bicyclists. Feeling lyrical or rhythmically inspired? Step up to the mic. Cheer for your favorite contestants of whit and word. Drink local beer and put some words to your Bonedale Bike Week fun. For more information visit bonedalebikeweek.com.
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Bonedale Bike Week Bike In Movie

Bonedale Bike Week's Bike In Movie will take place Tues., May 12 at 8:30pm at the 3rd St Center's backyard behind the Calaway Room. Just like a drive-in, but no car....outdoors, bring blankets/chairs & BYOB. Movie to be announced soon! Be sure to dress warm! Snacks available at the "concession stand."
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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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High Altitude Heron Watching

One of the highest known colonies of nesting great blue herons in Colorado call Northstar Open Space home. Join Roaring Fork Conservancy and Aspen Parks for an evening of heron watching above 8,000 feet! Please bring binoculars or a spotting scope and dress appropriately as this event will happen rain or shine. This free event is underwritten by City of Aspen Parks & Open Space. Registration is required at www.roaringfork.org/events Please call (970) 927-1290 with questions.
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CCAH Presents Romeo & Juliet by Opera Colorado

Opera Colorado will be performing Romeo and Juliet at 7:30pm, Thurs., May 14, at the 3rd St Center in Carbondale. Performed by the Opera Colorado's Young Artists, Romeo & Juliet is an opera that all ages and walks of life can appreciate! $18/members, $22/non members, $10/youth. Patron tickets are $125 for patrons and includes 2 front row seats and a reception with the artists following the performance. For more information visit carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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Bonedale Bike Week's Biking Scavenger Hunt

Bonedale Bike Week's Biking Scavenger Hunt (of epic proportions) will take place Thurs., May 14 beginning at Aloha Mountain Cyclery. It is a team event of 2-6 people. Helmets are mandatory and costumes are STRONGLY encouraged (I mean, do you want to win or what?). Registration begins at 5p.m., hunt will begin at 6p.m. sharp! More information at bonedalebikeweek.com.
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Bonedale Bike Week's Grande Finale Party Extravaganza Super Fun Celebration

Bonedale Bike Week's Grande Finale Party Extravaganza Super Fun Celebration will take place on May 15 from 5-9pm at Roaring Fork Beer Company! Join us for the end of week party, raffle, and a few more ridiculous bike events. Kids raffle is at 5pm. Adult raffle is at 7pm. For more information visit bonedalebikeweek.com.
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Call to Volunteers for Bonedale Bike Week

Bonedale Bike Week is a volunteer run and local business supported celebration of the best way to get around CarBondale -- the bicycle! Sign up to volunteer during one of Bonedale Bike Week's awesome bicycle related events during May 11-16. Sign up on line at www.bonedalebikeweek.com.
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Pam Porter, “The Magic Cookbook,” and Cupcakes!

Join us for this tasty event with young adult author Pam Porter. She will present her book “The Magic Cookbook” and participants will be able to decorate their own cupcake. "The Magic Cookbook" is an enchanting tale sprinkled with recipes, magic charms, and fun for the whole family! This free event will be held at the Carbondale Branch Library on Saturday, May 16 at 2 p.m. For more information, call 970-963-2889.
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The 8th Annual Bonedale Bike Week is BACK!

Bonedale Bike Week, May 10-16, celebrates the greatest way to get around-the bicycle. BBW & partnering businesses promotes bike awareness & car-less transportation with bike related events for everyone who wants to put the fun between their legs! Events include a kids bike rodeo, bike in movie, Spoke N' Word Limerick Slam, and free coffee & donuts for commuting cyclists from 7-9am on 4th & Main. To see the full listing of events or to sign up to volunteer visit bonedalebikeweek.com.
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Sierra Club presents "Wolf OR7: The Journey" a Documentary Film

The Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter & local Roaring Fork Group present the award winning documentary film, "OR7: THE JOURNEY" -- the amazing true story of the lone wolf who traveled through OR & CA searching for a new home territory. Director Clemens Schenk will present the film and host a Q&A. Event: WEDNESDAY, MAY 15th at the THIRD STREET CENTER in Carbondale. FREE. Donations appreciated. 6:00 p.m. social. 7:00 p.m. film presentation. More info: 945-7225

Sierra Club presents "Wolf OR7: The Journey" a Documentary Film

The Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter & local Roaring Fork Group present the award winning documentary film, "OR7: THE JOURNEY" -- the amazing true story of the lone wolf who traveled through OR & CA searching for a new home territory. Director Clemens Schenk will present the film and host a Q&A. Event: WEDNESDAY, MAY 15th at the THIRD STREET CENTER in Carbondale. FREE. Donations appreciated. 6:00 p.m. social. 7:00 p.m. film presentation. More info: 945-7225

Solar Rollers Trophy Race May 16

Twelve area high school teams come to Roaring Fork High School on Saturday, May 16 for the Solar Rollers Trophy Race. Teams have worked to custom build surprisingly fast solar-powered remote control cars specifically for this event. Five events happen over the course of the day and the 60-minute main circuit race starts at 1:05 pm - solar noon.
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GABRIELLE LOUISE and BAND - 30th Birthday Bash Concert

Luscious vocalist, musician and songwriter, Gabrielle Louise will be performing at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts in Paonia, May 16. For this special birthday bash concert, Gabrille will be accompanied for by a trio of very special musicians: David Kaye of Redding, CT on banjo, dobro, and electric guitar; Justin Thompson of Albuquerque, NM on bass, mandolin, and harmony vocals; and percussionist Jonathan Sadler the cajon, marimba and tabla.
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100 Years of Silt

Have you ever wondered about the early years of Silt? Join us at the Silt Branch Library as part of the 100th year celebration of Silt for an evening with Chris Classen, Vice President of the Silt Historical Society. He will talk about the early stagecoach days through the oil shale boom, which helped to pave our streets and build some of our county libraries. This event will be held on Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 970-876-5500.
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BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND, DOCTOR ROBERT! "Music on the Mountain", 5.22.15

Join Doctor Robert, The Beatles Tribute from Crested Butte, CO at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Friday, May 22nd at 6pm to kickoff the 2015 "Music on the Mountain" summer live music series. Bring a canned food item for LIFT UP after 4pm in exchange for a FREE tram ride up and down the mountain. More info at www.doctorroberttribute.com.
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Register for Mountain Rural Philanthropy Days

Registration is now open for the Mountain Rural Philanthropy Days event to be held in Rifle, June 24-26. Strengthen your community and Join 300 nonprofit professionals, statewide and local funders, government officials, and community leaders from Eagle, Garfield, Lake, Pitkin, and Summit counties as we work together to “Bridge the Gap”. For more information go to mountainrpd.org. An early bird discount is available through May 3rd.
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Register for Summer Art Camp, Found Object Sculpture & Upcycled Arts

Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, Found Object Sculpture & Upcycled Arts for ages 6 -12, on Monday - Friday, June 8 – 12, 9:30 – 3:30 pm. Spend the morning making art with wood, nails, and other found objects. Spend the afternoon turning recycled materials into amazing artistic creatures and creations including wearable art and jewelry. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Register for Summer Art Camp, Making Movies: Claymation & Voice Acting

Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, Making Movies: Claymation & Voice Acting with Theatre Aspen School for ages 6 -12, on Monday - Friday June 15 – 19, 9:30 – 3:30 pm. Students will work in teams to develop a storyboard from a provided script (top secret), and try out for voice acting parts for character dialogue. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, The Art of the Lemonade Stand

Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, The Art of the Lemonade Stand for ages 6 -12, on Monday - Friday, June 22 – June 26, 9:30 – 3:30 pm. Would you like to make the greatest lemonade stand ever? Join a business partner to create an amazing lemonade stand design and business plan for Lemonade Day on Saturday, June 27. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, Wind + Water Works

Registration is open for Summer Art Camp, Wind + Water Works for ages 6 - 12, on Monday - Friday, June 29 – July 3, 9:30 – 3:30 pm. Create art pieces inspired by the elements of wind and water – colorful sailboats, kites, windsocks and windchimes, and more. For more information and to register visit wylyarts.org. Contact 970-927-4123 or art@wylyarts.org.
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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

A Peer-to-Peer support group sponsored by Mindsprings Health. Wednesdays, 12-1:30pm. Schultz Health & Human Services Building, Castle Ck Rd. Next to Hospital. Aspen For more information call 970-319-1697

THE ULTIMATE ARTS CAMP FOR KIDS: art, music, and movement

CCAH's Ultimate Arts Camp will take place July 13-17, 9a.m. -2p.m. at The Launchpad! Taught by Rochelle Norwood & Olivia Pevec, The Ultimate Arts Camp includes art adventures around town, fun projects, with music & movement integrated through out! This place-based arts experience will conclude with an art opening to share the end products from the kids extreme ventures in creativity! Ages 6-14. $150/Members,$160/Non Members. Pre-register by July 8 at carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.
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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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