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Wine, Cheese, and Book Tasting

The Carbondale Branch Library is partnering with Sopris Liquor & Wine and Avalanche Cheese Co. for a free tasting as part of the adult summer reading program at 6 p.m. Friday, July 22. There will be lots of delicious wine, cheese, and books to sample. This event will be held at Sopris Liquor & Wine located at 1026 Highway 133 and is for ages 21 and over. Learn more about Summer Reading at or call 970-963-2889.

Tour De Farms Bicycle Ride

Mount Sopris Conservation District is hosting the Tour De Farms again this year in the New Castle/Silt area on Saturday, Aug. 13. Tour De Farms is a 21-mile bike ride that highlights what is unique, healthy and homegrown in our valley. The tour stops at Open Heart Ranch- multi-generational ranch, Peach Valley CSA farm and Blancos’ small acreage winery. The ride finishes at the Black Dog Saloon in New Castle with burgers, beer and live music by Jeremy Isenhart. The $25 registration includes the fully supported ride, tour stops, lunch with beer glass and live music. Organizers request registration by Monday, July 25. For more information call the district office at 945-5494, ext. 105, or register at http://www.eventbrite.

Foam Rolling and Self-Myofascial Release with Steve Wells

Your foam roller is much more than a torture device — it’s an effective mobility tool. Using it correctly reduces pain and restores mobility. Learn about foam rolling techniques and other simple myofascial tools at this free 60-minute clinic taught by Steve Wells from Midland Fitness at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Bring your own yoga or stretch mat and a foam roller if you have one and wear loose fitting clothes. More information at or call 970-945-5958.

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