Community Briefs

Fade In, Fade Out In Ten Weeks

At a series of 10 workshops based on UCLA’s renowned MFA program and Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero’s Journey,” learn the basics from pitch to scene to act. The workshops run from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, March 18 to May 20, at 1329 Pitkin Ave. #26 in Glenwood Springs. Workshop leader Sandra Sharp is a graduate of the UCLA professional screenwriting program, columnist and published writer. RSVP to 720-585-9126 or

Mother’s Day Mile

Don’t miss the 16th annual Mother’s Day Mile at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 10. The 1-mile race is a fundraiser for Advocate Safehouse Project. The race is open to women, men and families. Special attraction is Roses for Moms, along with the huge Gift Basket Silent Auction, kids’ activities, a chance to win age group awards and everyone gets a piece of homemade apple pie. For more information, call 970-928-2070 or email

Shop Locally, Support Libraries

Did you know that 1/4 of every penny of sales tax collected by Garfield County funds your public libraries? The Garfield County Libraries want to raise awareness about the positive impacts of shopping locally, and are hosting a prize drawing for those who shop in Carbondale. Bring your sales receipts from Carbondale businesses dated between March 6 and April 3 to the Carbondale Branch Library and be entered in a drawing for goods and services donated by local businesses. The drawing will be held at the library on April 3, and you need not be present to win. The drawing is sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library in conjunction with Roaring Fork Leadership, the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, and businesses throughout Carbondale. For more information call 970-963-2889.

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