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Call for designers for the CCAH Fashion Show

Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities is calling all designers interested in creating a sustainable fashion line to participate in the 2014 Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza. This year’s theme is Down the Rabbit Hole and is sure to be better than ever. Designers who are interested in participating can find more information and an application at or the CCAH office in the Third Street Center. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Jan. 13. Email applications to or mail to P.O. Box 175, Carbondale, CO 81623.

Conversation Circle for moms learning English

New English-speaking moms and their children are invited to practice their language skills on Monday mornings from 10:15-11:45 a.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. All languages are invited to attend this intermediate level class. Literacy Outreach is a locally based organization dedicated to developing reading, writing and language fluency skills among Garfield County adults. For more information, please call 970-945-5282.

Author Presentation: Larry Meredith

Local author Larry Meredith will give a presentation on his book, “This Cursed Valley,” at the Carbondale Branch Library at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27. The novel focuses on the history of the Crystal River Valley from 1879 to the beginning of the Great Depression. The author will have books available for sale at the event. Entrance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 970-963-2889.

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