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Community Briefs

Sierra Club film screening

The Rocky Mountain Chapter and local Roaring Fork Group of the Sierra Club present a special showing of the award-winning documentary, “OR7: The Journey,” the amazing true story of a lone wolf who traveled from Oregon to California to find a new home territory, at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 15, at the Third Street Center. Director Clemens Schenk will present the film and host a Q&A afterward. Seating is limited. Doors open at 6 p.m. for refreshments and social time, with the film presentation at 7 p.m. The event is free, but donations are appreciated.

The Prospectors are coming

Prospectors Brian and Yolanda Bussee and tribe from the hit Weather Channel TV show “The Prospectors” are coming to High Country Gems & Minerals, 311 Eighth St. in Glenwood Springs, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 15. There will be an informal meet and greet all day. Buy from the family who digs it, and now makes the gems into custom jewelry, too.

WindWalkers reception and fundraiser

Marcel Kahhak is hosting a WindWalkers reception and fundraiser from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Kahhak Fine Arts and School, 411 Main St. in Carbondale. There will be an artist reception, live painting by Marcel Kahhak, cocktails, and limited edition collection T-shirts. “Spirited Horsepower” will be presented by Glenwood Springs Ford, celebrating the innovation and horsepower of the Ford Mustang and the herd at WindWalkers. For more information, contact Gabrielle at 970-963-2909.

Rifle Heritage Center opens 2015 season

Rifle Heritage Center, formerly known as the Rifle Creek Museum, at the corner of East and Fourth, is opening its doors for the 2015 season at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 19. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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