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Dinner theaterHow the Grinch Stole Christmas, by NCC Productions, will be presented at 6 p.m. today and Saturday in the Devereux Room of the Hotel Colorado, with a noon matinee performance on Saturday. Seating for each show will begin 15 minutes before the start time. Tickets can be purchased by calling the ticket hotline: 984-0233.Torch light broadcastSopris County, Channel 20 Comcast, will feature the torch light celebration from Sunlight Mountain Resort at 7 and 8 a.m. and 5 and 6 p.m. today through Sunday.Ornament party timeThe Gordon Cooper Library in Carbondale will host an ornament party for children from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Following the 10:30 a.m. Story Time, children are invited to have pictures taken and make a Christmas ornament to take home. For more information, call Susan at 963-2889.Sunlight Mountain Inn eventsA welcome holiday party will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, with yuletide festivities for the family, along with holiday foods and beverages. Live holiday music and dancing will be from 7:30-9 p.m.More holiday activities will be held Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Please call (800) 733-4757 for details.Sunlight Mountain Inn presents a Rockin 70s Gala in the Trails End Bar with music by DJ Andre. Cocktails (cash bar) will be served starting at 7 p.m., with complimentary hors doeuvres and a classic New Years Eve dinner buffet. A champagne toast, party favors, a balloon drop and midnight buffet will ring in the new year, with special activities for kids.A shuttle from Glenwood Springs to the inn and back will be available; call 945-5225 for details. For more information or reservations, call the number above.Christmas carol singThe First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, invites everyone in the community to a chili dinner and Christmas carol sing at 5 p.m. Sunday. Carols will be sung and a chili dinner will be served.Greater Tuna auditionsDefiance Community Players will be holding auditions for a February production of Greater Tuna. Contact the director, Jacquie Meitler, at 945-2174 for details. Christmas break 50s Skate NightEnjoy free ice skating ($2 skate rental) while rocking to some of the top music from the 1950s from 6:15-7:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. Come dressed to impress and join in a 50s-era costume contest giveaway, ice bowling and hula hoop contest. For all ages. For more information, visit Music Together enrolling nowAll Valley Music Together is enrolling now for winter music and movement classes for parents with young children. A new class will be offered for parents with infants (newborn to 10 months) in Glenwood Springs. Baby classes are designed for parents who want to learn about, observe and support musical growth for their babies. Regular, mixed-age, family-style classes are also held in Glenwood Springs on Thursdays, and in New Castle on Wednesdays. Classes are limited and registration is required. For more information, or call 963-1482.Live local paintingMajid Kahhak will paint a local, snow-scene landscape live beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4 (First Friday), at Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St., Carbondale. Wine and snacks will be provided. For more information, call 704-0622. Clay Center newsThe Carbondale Clay Centers Board of Directors Show will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, with exhibition dates from Jan. 4 through Jan. 31.Six-week session classes for children and adults begin Jan. 7. Call 963-2529 to register or for more information.Yoga workshopCertified Anusara Yoga instructor Nova Loverro Sprick is offering a special adjusting and assisting workshop from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6. It will focus on how to use the biomechanical principles of alignment of Anusara Yoga to safely adjust and assist students in a sensitive manner. Space is limited to 10 students. To register or for more information, contact Nova at 945-9515 before Dec. 27. Family Skate Night Free ice skating for everyone from 6:15 – 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, will be sponsored by the Glenwood Springs Police Department, YouthZone and Glenwood Parks and Recreation. The police department will pay for all skate rentals for kids under 14, so if you see an officer say thanks. Hot chocolate, hot dogs and giveaways will all provided during the event. Skate rentals are limited so bring your own if you have them. For more information please visit

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