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Madeline Vail’s Traveling Trunk Show

Hear nationally recognized quilting instructor Madeline Vail share the stories behind some of her favorite works and the techniques she has learned over a lifetime of quilting, at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, for this free event. Selected quilts from Madeline’s collection will also be available for viewing in this “trunk show.” For more information visit or call 970-625-3471.

Medicare 101 group education session

Attend a free Medicare 101 Group Education Session from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 22, at the CMC Glenwood Center, to answer questions such as: How do I enroll; when can I sign up; what if I am still working; what does Medicare cost; do I need additional coverage; what is a Medicare Savings Program and do I qualify; when can I sign up for Medicare D (prescription drug coverage); what is the 2013 Standard Drug Benefit; what is the 2013 Gap Benefit; and how do I get Extra Help (LIS). A $5 donation will be accepted for copied materials. For more general information call 970-384-8744.

Community Education Network: Artistic Techniques for Makeup Application

Improve and simplify your makeup application using the same approach an artist would take to designing a canvas. Join us for this free event at the library at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, and achieve natural-looking results using the concepts of shape, shadowing and color combinations. Bringing personal makeup is encouraged, but supplies will also be available. For more info go to or call 970-876-5500.

Town hall for veterans

Meet county veteran service officers and representatives from RSVP, CMC and the VA from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the CMC Glenwood Center. Join other veterans for a free, fun and informative evening to meet representatives in veteran organizations and learn about some of the benefits. Specifically hear about veterans’ health care including The Choice Program and home care. Learn about a new transportation program for veterans coordinated by four counties and the VA in Grand Junction. Meet representatives to talk about education benefits and RSVP programs. For more general information call 970-947-8461.

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