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The town of Carbondale will chip and seal the following streets beginning at 9 a.m. through Friday, Sept. 24, weather permitting: Hendrick Road, Catherine Court, Rock Court, Oak Run Road, Clearwater Road, Crystal Road, Barber Road, Village Lane and Greystone Drive. Street parking will not be allowed on an affected street until the chip and seal process for that street has been completed. Questions: call Public Works, 963-1307.Aspen Health & Harmony will offer a yoga workshop with Deborah Koehn, 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday at the El Jebel studio, 19351 Highway 82. Information: 704-9642.Tastefully Simple will sponsor the Silt Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at 224 First Mesa Drive in Eagles View.The Frontier Historical Society will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an house at the museum, 1001 Colorado Ave. in Glenwood Springs from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24. Information: 945-4448.The Two Rivers Mothers of Preschoolers invite all expecting mothers and mothers of preschoolers to meet from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the first, third and fifth Fridays of each month at Mountain View Church, next to Buffalo Valley. Child care is available for infants to kindergartners. Information: Jo, 876-1941.The Silt Historical Societys needlework group meets from 1:30-4 p.m. Fridays at the Silt Historical Park. Information: 876-5801.The Basalt Emergency Management Committee meets at 9 a.m. the first Friday of every month at Basalt Town Hall, and all meetings are open to the public. Information: Dick Merritt, 927-5178. Bareback Bonanza will be part of Carbondales Potato Day festivities Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Gus Darien Riding Arena, one mile south of Carbondale on County Road 100. Registration starts at 2 p.m., events at 3. Information: 963-3271. John P. Milton, founder of Threshold Foundation and The Way of Nature Fellowship will present a three-hour immersion program, Sacred Relationships: Deepening Communion with People and Nature, Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Windstar Connections Conference One Heart, One Spirit, One Connection at the Windstar Land Conservancy in Old Snowmass. Information or RSVP: Sandy Gunderson, (218) 844-5664 or Parade applications for Carbondales 95th celebration of Potato Day, Sept. 25, are available at Town Hall and the Chamber of Commerce. Information about booths in the park: Connie Williams, 963-3431; information about the potato bake-off: Katrine Fabian, 963-2615.Anyone interested in participating in the Aspen Walk for Wilderness, Saturday, Sept. 25, at Ashcroft, can register for $20. Information: city of Glenwood Springs Airport Committee will hold an open house from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport, 1172 Airport Center Road in Glenwood Springs. Information, Dick Weinberg, 928-9876 or 618-0778. Anvil Points Quilt Guild will charter a bus to this years Quilt-A-Fair on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont. The bus will leave Rifle around 6:15 a.m. and return around 7:30 p.m., with pick-up points in Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs. Information: Pat Peterson, 876-5160.There will be a 1.5-mile stroll from the Ashcroft ghost town along Castle Creek to the Pine Creek Cookhouse Saturday, Sept. 25, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., the walk will begin at 10 a.m., and live music, refreshments and prizes will follow.The fourth annual Roaring Fork Cleanup will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, and a volunteer barbecue will follow at noon at Arbaney Park in Basalt. Volunteers can meet at Pitkin County Public Works in Aspen, Lions Park in Basalt, Alpine Anglers in Carbondale or Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. Information: Paula, 963-1383, or Rick, 927-1290.Willits offers a farmers market on Saturday mornings across from the new Willits General Store and Gas Station.The Glenwood Springs Community/Contra Dance series continues on the first Saturdays of the month. Information: Don, 945-0350.The Colorado Welcome Centers is seeking tour guides for noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26. Information: on the Family representative Carrie Gordon Earll will be the featured speaker at the Pregnancy Resource Centers Celebrate Life Banquet and Silent Auction at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at the Hotel Colorado. Tickets are $30. RSVP: 945-5562.The Sunlight Stables will continue to offer horseback tours, Saturday and Sundays only, until Sept. 26. For questions or reservations, call 945-7491.Sunday is the last day for friends and families to visit the Bayou before its relocation downtown in December. Bring cash in lieu of flowers. Information: 947-1047.

Wake Up Now, a political action group supporting John Kerry, will hold a meeting from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, in the former Party Land space in the Red Rock Plaza on Highway 133 in Carbondale.There will be a meeting for Democratic and unaffiliated voters interested in volunteering for Democratic candidates in this years election at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at La Roca Mexican Restaurant in downtown Rifle. Information: Leslie Robinson, Garfield County Democratic Party, 625-1797 or Garfield County Democrats will meet at Sacred Grounds in downtown Glenwood Springs by the bridge for lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Information: will be a Support Your Democratic Party party at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Village Smithy in Carbondale. Bring an appetizer, beverage (no Coors beer) or both. Admission is $20.04 to ColoradoVictory2004. Information: Sue Coyle, 963-7210.

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