“Take Back Your Power” screening
“Take Back Your Power,” the best documentary to date on the global smart meter collapse, will be screened at 7 p.m. Thursday , Nov. 12, at the Carbondale Branch Library’s Community room. The event will be followed by Q & A. Educate yourself so that you may make an informed decision. Bring your family, friends and neighbors. Donations gladly accepted.
Glenwood Springs Library Professional Series Talks
Small business coach and communication consultant Michelle Lefebvre presents “Charting a Course of Personal Achievement: Using Vision Boards for both personal and professional goal setting” from 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, as part of the Glenwood Springs Library Professional Series free talks. Lefebvre will guide participants in an exercise that will lead them to transform their thinking and make their business related or personal goals more clear, focused, tangible and solid. Participants will walk away with a vision board at the end of this workshop. Light breakfast included.
Forum on water law
The Roaring Fork Watershed Collaborative is hosting a free open forum on Colorado Water Law at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Third Street Center in Carbondale. Ken Ransford, local attorney and CPA, is sharing the results of his current statistical analysis. Importantly, he will present win-win ideas for suggested law change. Group discussion, plus participant announcements. Refreshments will be provided.
Scouting for food in New Castle
The New Castle Cub Scouts Pack 221 and the local Girl Scouts are collecting nonperishable food donations starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in New Castle. Put donations in a highly visible spot on or near your front porch. Last year New Castle donated more than 6,300 pounds of food in one day.
The Unique Boutique offers gifts by local artisans, a holiday bake sale and the Valley View Auxiliary Quilt Raffle. The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the First United Methodist Church, Ninth and Cooper, Glenwood Springs. For information, call 970-947-0648.
10th annual Roaring Fork Watershed Photo Contest
The 10th Annual Roaring Fork Watershed Photo Contest is now under way. Amateur and professional photographers can submit photos that capture the beauty of the streams, lakes, meadows, peaks and lifestyles in the Roaring Fork Watershed. Awards will be given to winners in each division, including a People’s Choice Award. View rules and submission guidelines at http://www.roaringfork.org/education-and-outreach/photo-contest/. Photos must be uploaded by Nov. 15.
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