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‘Carmen’ in Carbondale

Opera Colorado’s 2016 Opera on Tour presents “Carmen” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Third Street Center in Carbondale. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and $100 for VIP tickets that include a wine and cheese reception with the cast following the show. Tickets are available at the door or through

Shred event and BBQ

A paper-shredding event and BBQ to benefit Advocate Safehouse will take place from 4-6 p.m. Friday, May 27, in the parking lot of the Riverside Professional Building, 2700 Gilstrap Court across from Elk Mountain Motors in West Glenwood Springs. Suggested donation is $10 per box. The event is presented by offered by Jay McGlade of Edward Jones, and the shredding services are donated by PaperWise. For information call 928-7145.

Summer Reading family picnic

Help us kick off the Carbondale Branch Library’s Summer Reading program at our family picnic from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8. Fun for kids of all ages with music from the Cowboy Corral, field games, and food from Slow Groovin’ BBQ. Learn more about Summer Reading at or call 970-963-2889.


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