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2020 EyeCare 50th Anniversary Party on Aug. 1

20/20 EyeCare in Glenwood Springs is hosting its 50th Anniversary Party from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. There will be snacks and hourly prizes. Test drive glasses from vendors including Oakley, Carrera, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture and Elasta. From 10 a.m. to noon you can register to win a 2016 Kawasaki Brute Force ATV during our KMTS Rev It Up event. For more information contact 20/20 EyeCare at (970) 945-2020.

Empowering Emotional Release

The Empowering Emotional Release class takes place from 4:45-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 29 through Aug. 26, at the Glenwood Springs Library. Learn how to experience emotion with confidence and let go instantly no matter what surfaces so you never spiral out of control again. Experience expert guidance in three easy-to-learn practices to shift from stress and resistance to clarity and inner peace for holistic health minded individuals. Cost is $180, and space is limited. To register call Donna Lee at 970-274-1680.

Mt. Sopris Historical Society’s The Shindig

The Mt. Sopris Historical Society is hosting its annual fundraiser, The Shindig, from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at the old Thompson Barn at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale. Guests are invited to wear period dress, if they wish, as we journey into Carbondale’s not-so-distant past. Pit barbecue, music by local musicians and the second annual Hattie Thompson award presentation will all be part of evening’s events. Tickets are $75 and are available online at; at the Pour House in Carbondale; by sending a check to MSHS, PO Box 2, Carbondale; or at the event. For information and tickets, contact Beth White, society executive director, at 970-963-7041.

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