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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Fall Spellbinders storytelling training session begins on Tuesday, Sept. 6. To become a volunteer storyteller in the school and classroom of your choice, to register or just to get more information, please call 923-1230.

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction provides storm identification spotter training and weather safety classes each year. These classes are free and open to anyone interested in learning how to identify severe weather and the dangers associated with these storms.

There will be a BASIC storm spotter class in Gypsum on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Eagle County Maintenance Service Center, 3289 Cooley Mesa Road, in the Building B conference room.

For more information, visit, or call the weather office at 970-243-7007.

The town of Carbondale’s 10th annual Celtic Fest and Oktoberfest celebrations, in conjunction with EverGreen Events, are currently looking for volunteers to man the Zero Waste Stations at the events. Celtic Fest will be Friday, Oct. 7, with shifts from 5-7 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., and Oktoberfest will be Saturday, Oct. 8, with shifts from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1-3 p.m., 3-5 p.m., 5-7 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Please contact Jessi at or call 970-704-4115.

The New Castle Branch Library will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Library staff will be attending a Topping Off Ceremony as the final beam is placed on the remodeled New Castle Branch Library building.

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