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Wolf Moon Weaver event

Come join us for a beautiful honoring and bringing in the new year’s intentions with the first full moons light 11 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at the Round Room at the Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St., Carbondale. There is strength in weaving together both interrelationships and as a whole gathering. We have an opportunity to bring in a beautiful sister and healing sound musician of the Art of Hang Pan, Bright Hawk, while we weave. Fee is $125 by PayPal. For more information and to register contact Tara Tippett at 303-881-2917.

Parents Preventing Sexual Abuse

Parents Preventing Sexual Abuse classes offer 10 tips all parents should know to protect their children from sexual abuse. These free classes are 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Carbondale Library, 320 Sopris Ave.; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 24, at CMC, 1402 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Garfield County Public Health, 195 14th St., Rifle; and 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at River Bridge, 520 21st St., Glenwood Springs. Refreshments provided.

Presented by Meghan Hurley, LCSW, and sponsored by the Garfield County Department of Human Services and River Bridge Regional Center. For more information call 970-945-5195 or go to http://www.riverbridgerc.org.

White Pass and Yukon Route presentation

Alaska’s historic White Pass and Yukon Route is the subject of the January program at the Glenwood Railroad Museum. Museum volunteer and board member Pat Thrasher will present this illustrated program that traces the history of this famous Klondike Gold Rush railroad that survives today as a very popular excursion railroad. The program, to be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Glenwood Railroad Museum, is free and open to the public.

The Glenwood Railroad Museum is located in the Glenwood Railroad Depot across the street from the Hotel Denver on Seventh Street. Entrance to the museum for this program will be from the trackside of the depot. Take the stairway located to the west of the depot and walk along the depot to the museum entrance.

Author Visit & Book Signing: “Touching God”

Brad Tyndall will take you on a journey to far-reaching corners of the world, where he drinks tea with loving Sudanese Muslims, prays in ancient Coptic churches, and whirls with Sufi dervishes in the desert. In seeking the mystical in extraordinary places, he discovers that an intimate relationship with God can be found in known religious practices. Books will be available for purchase. These events will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Silt Branch Library; at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Carbondale Branch Library; and at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. For more information, visit http://www.gcpld.org.

Beat the Winter Blahs Challenge

The Carbondale Branch Library invites kids in grades 1-4 to take the Beat the Winter Blahs Challenge! Stop by the library to pick up your challenge card. Complete at least six challenges by Saturday, Jan. 10, and your name will go into drawings for awesome prizes! For more information, call 970-963-2889.


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