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Community Briefs

Tantric Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Meditation Session

Strange Imports hosts a tantric Tibetan singing bowl sound healing meditation session with sound master Daniel Pierce at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, next to the Crystal Theatre in Downtown Carbondale. Bring a yoga mat or blanket and a friend. Arrive a few minutes early. 970-963-7100,

Four Essential Steps to Take When Planning Retirement

A presentation by local experts can help guide retirement planning fr you and your loved one. Attorney Jeff Cheney, financial advisor Amy Fetterhoff, certified mortgage planner Linda McKinley, and Michelle Lefebvre, M.A.C., certified empowerment coach, consultant and speaker will be discussing legal landmines, poor savings and tax planning, mortgage and real estate pitfalls, and ineffective communication. Presented by. This free event will be held at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7. For more information, call 970-945-5958.

Painting Pages at the library

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts and Glenwood Springs Library invite you to participate in their collaborative Art and Literacy project, “Painting Pages,” which will be offered at 4 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. This project will run until the end of May. Elementary school-aged children are invited to come enjoy live storytelling and create a work of art that expresses them and the story that they enjoyed. For information, call 970-945-2414.

Rifle Rotary looking for host families

Rifle Rotary Club is currently looking for families to host two exchange students studying in the area during the 2015-16 school year.

Rifle High School will be hosting a female exchange student from Thailand who plays the trombone, and Coal Ridge High School will be hosting a young man from Denmark who loves soccer and has played for more than nine years, according to a press release. Participating families would host one student for three months. With both students participating in a year-long exchange, the Rotary Club is look for as many as eight interested families.

Go to for an overview of Rotary International and Rotary Youth Exchange. Contact Kaaren Peck at 970-355-4859 or for more information on hosting a student for the Rifle Rotary exchange program.

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