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Sopris Elementary Kindergarten Registration Day

Kindergarten Registration Day at Sopris Elementary School takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 11. The following are required for registration: child’s birth certificate, record of immunizations and proof of address. Children must be 5 years old by Oct. 1, 2014. Parents will need to indicate if they wish to enroll their child in full-time kindergarten or part-time kindergarten. There is a tuition payment of $343 required for full-time kindergarten at the time of registration, of which $100 is nonrefundable. There is no tuition required for part-time kindergarten.

At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, there will be an informational meeting for parents in the Sopris Elementary cafeteria. For more information, call SES at 384-5400.

Documentary Film: Take Back Your Power

The Carbondale Branch Library is showing the documentary film “Take Back Your Power,” produced by Josh del Sol, at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5. For more information, call 970-963-2889.

All You Need to Know about Gardening

The Silt Branch Library will host its semi-annual gardening workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, with local gardening experts from the CSU extension office who will discuss tips, tricks and answer any questions. For more information, call 970-876-5500.

Healthy Nutrition on a Walmart Budget

Learn how to radically change your health through whole foods and plant-based nutrition. Presented by Dr. Laurie Marbas at 5 p.m. Sundays, April 6 through May 4 (no class on Easter), at the River Center in New Castle. Free. Child care provided.

Alaska by Land and Sea

The Carbondale Branch Library will host local wildlife and nature enthusiast Mark Fuller at 5 p.m. Friday, April 11. He will share stories and images from explorations of Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago, Denali National Park, and Kenai Peninsula. A one-hour presentation. Refreshments will be provided.

Call for sculptors

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is seeking sculptors for the seventh annual 2Rivers Public Art Program in Glenwood Springs. Eight sculptures have been purchased as permanent installations for the city. Apply by April 11 at

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