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Literacy Outreach volunteer information session

Want to make a difference in the new year? Volunteer to tutor an adult needing to learn basic literacy skills. Some struggle to read and write. Some struggle to improve their oral English skills. Learn more at a volunteer information session at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Literacy Outreach, Teo Prinster Learning Center, 1127 School St., Glenwood Springs; 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Carbondale Branch Library, 320 Sopris Ave.; or 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the Silt Branch Library, 680 Home Ave. Call Literacy Outreach at 970-945-5282 for details.

Martin Luther King Evening 2015

The Garfield County Democrats present an evening honoring Dr. Martin Luther King starting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue Dinner Theater, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call the Box Office at (970) 945-9699 for reservations. Cost is $25 for the show, with dinner and drinks extra from the GVR menu. Buy an extra ticket with dinner and engage a potential voter for this fun-filled evening. Two young Democrats who pitched in this election cycle will help make the match-up. Call or email the Garco Dems at 970-319-8088 or if interested in helping with this project.

Get financially fit

It’s a new year and now is a great time to get yourself set up financially. A local Alpine Bank representative will be present at the New Castle Branch Library at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, to discuss the different steps you can take to get your finances in order. All are welcome. 970-984-2346 or for more information.

Beat the Winter Blahs Challenge

The Carbondale Branch Library invites kids in grades 1-4 to take the Beat the Winter Blahs Challenge! Stop by the library to pick up your challenge card. Complete at least six challenges by Saturday, Jan. 10, and your name will go into drawings for awesome prizes! For more information, call 970-963-2889.

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