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St. Patrick’s Day at the American Legion

American Legion Post 100, 97 N. Third St. in Carbondale, will be serving corned beef and cabbage with all the fixings at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 17, for $8.

2016 Energy Smart Contractor Expo

Building and mechanical contractors, architects, real estate professionals and materials suppliers can learn about trends in energy efficiency at the 2016 Energy Smart Contractor Expo.

The Expo is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, at Colorado Mountain College, 1402 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door, and covers the workshops, morning refreshments and lunch.

Expo booths will display clean energy products, services and information, utilities will explain rebate programs, and experts will lead eight training workshops.

To register, visit

The Energy Smart Contractor Expo is hosted by Garfield Clean Energy, CLEER, and Energy Smart Colorado at CORE, and sponsored by AE Building Systems, All-Phase Electric Supply, City of Aspen Utilities, Aros Solutions, Black Hills Energy, Colorado Energy Office, Energy Smart Colorado, Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors, One Source Lighting, Quality Solar, SoL Energy and Sunsense Solar.

Medicare 101 group education session

Get the answers to questions about Medicare at the Medicare 101 group education session from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 5, at the CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave.

How do I enroll; when can I sign up; what if I am still working; what does Medicare cost; do I need additional coverage; what is a Medicare Savings Program and do I qualify; when can I sign up for Medicare D (prescription drug coverage); what is the 2013 Standard Drug Benefit; what is the 2013 Gap Benefit; and how do I get Extra Help (LIS).

Information will be presented by High Country RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) volunteer medicare counselors and will not be represented by any insurance brokers. There is a $10 requested donation for materials.

Students can register by phone (970-945-7486), in person, or online at Click on the yellow bar, Continuing Education, and register by using the gold syn#.

Symphony in the Valley

Symphony in the Valley, a volunteer organization comprising local musicians making music for the communities here in the valley, is looking for musicians of all ages who play an orchestra instrument. High school students are welcome with a teacher’s recommendation. Contact Symphony in the Valley via the Contact Us page at

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