TODAYOpen knitting, 2-5 p.m. at the Yarn Garden, 904 Highway 133 in Carbondale.KDNK open house, featuring the music photography of Bryan Welker and celebrating the stations silver anniversary, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at KDNK, 76 S. 2nd Street in Carbondale. See B1.SATURDAYCar show, a benefit fro the Zach Schwartz Scholarship Fund, 11 a.m. at Coal Ridge High School. For car admissions: 309-5815 or 366-2673. Free lecture and book signing by James Douglas, leading North American Catholic theologian of peace, 2:30-4p.m.. at the Mennonite Church, 2306 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs. More information: 984 3161.Retro Cocktail Party, for all of KDNKs former DJs, board member and volunteers, 5-9 p.m. at Via Viva in Carbondale. See B1.Scandinavian Smorgasbord, with lutefisk, lefse, Swedish meatballs and plenty of desserts, 5 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. To RSVP or volunteer: Rolf at 947-9009 or 618-2886Spring Fling and square dance, a family event hosted by the Methodist Church, 385 S. Second St. in Carbondale. It runs from 7-9 p.m. and features appetizers, drinks and square dance caller Tom Paxton. More information: 963-4461.MONDAYOpen mic, starting up again for musicians, poets and more, 7-9 p.m. at Summit Canyon Coffee Shop, 732 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs.TUESDAYRoaring Fork Valley Performing Arts Club meeting, 6-8 p.m. at Glenwood Springs Elementary School, 915 School St. Open to all bring your spontaneity and your instruments.Waters for Rivers, an Adubon program featuring Ken Neubecker, discussing water protection, 7 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road. A dessert potluck will follow the talk.WEDNESDAYFree birding excursion with local experts, 7-8 a.m. at Wilson Jaffee Park in Woody Creek. Sponsored by Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy. To register, visit http://www.roaringfork.org/events. Western Colorado Watercolor Society meeting, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Noted artist Dean Bowlby will give an oil demonstration. Visitors welcome.Bingo, 6:30 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 312 7th St. in Glenwood Springs. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund. More information: 945-5506 or 945-8295.THURSDAYFinal Winter Lecture Series night, featuring a free Chautauqua program with Mary Jane Bradbury as Augusta Tabor. 7 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 9th St. Sponsored by the library and Frontier Historical Society. More information: 945-5958 or 945-4448.FRIDAYOpen knitting, 2-5 p.m. at the Yarn Garden, 904 Highway 133 in Carbondale.St. Mary Performance Series, presenting Gregory Cukrov and Veronica Cukro in a bassoon-piano recital, 7 p.m. at the St. Mary Catholic Church, Seventh and Birch streets in Rifle. For season ticket holders, this recital substitutes for the Dueling Pianos concert, which was postponed to a later date. More information: 625-2333.MARK YOUR CALENDARSATURDAY, April 19Barn dance, sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Cowboys, 6 p.m. at the Garfield County Fairground in Rifle. For more information, including participation in the chili cook-off, call Kendra at 319-9453.Carl Bernstein, a guitarist performing for the last 40 years, live at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. His original compositions are influenced by a variety of musical styles including classical, jazz, folk and world music. Reservations: 945-2414.
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