Literacy Outreach seeks volunteer tutors
Literacy Outreach is looking for volunteers to tutor adults who are eager to improve their reading, writing, math or English-speaking skills.
Volunteers do not have to have prior teaching experience or need to speak a foreign language, just a desire to help, the ability to read and speak English, and at least three hours of time a week to work one-on-one with an adult.
Volunteer information sessions will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 2 at the Rifle Branch Library located at 207 East Ave. in Rifle and again from 6-7 p.m. at the New Castle Branch Library.
For more information, call Literacy Outreach at 970-945-5282.
Horse-owners continuing education seminar
Glenwood Veterinary Clinic is hosting its eighth annual Horse-owners Continuing Education Seminar from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Dr. Diana Hassel and Dr. Jaci Boggs are this year’s featured speakers, and they will be presenting information on equine colic and conditions affecting the eye. There will also be short topic discussions by Dr. Eric Everett on standing surgery in the horse, and by Dr. Elizabeth Dooher on the use of chiropractic, acupuncture and massage for the treatment of a variety of conditions in horses. A light dinner will be provided and attendance is free, but seating will be limited and registration is required no later than Thursday, Oct. 3. More details are available at http://www.glenwoodvet.com. For more information or to register, contact Glenwood Veterinary Clinic at 970-945-5401 or email to email@example.com.
‘One Track Heart: The story of Krishna Das’
“One Track Heart: The story of Krishna Das” will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at CMC in Rifle. In 1970, Jeffrey Kagel walked away from the American dream of rock ‘n’ roll stardom, turning down the chance to record as lead singer for the band soon-to-be the Blue Oyster Cult. Instead, he sold all his possessions and moved from the suburbs of Long Island to the foothills of the Himalayas in search of happiness and a little-known saint named Neem Karoli Baba. “One Track Heart: The Story Of Krishna Das” follows his journey to India and back, witnessing his struggles with depression and drug abuse, to his eventual emergence as Krishna Das, world-renowned spiritual teacher and Grammy nominated chant master. Tickets for the film are $10 in advance at http://www.mistyoga.com or $13 at the door. For info, contact Misty Frontella at 970-948-5362 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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