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Community Briefs

Join the Scrabble Club for adults in Rifle or Glenwood Springs. If you love words, games and having fun, this club is for you. The Scrabble Club will meet from 6 – 8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, and on the third Tuesday of every month at the Rifle Branch Library. Beginners and experts alike are encouraged to join. Bring Your Own Board (BYOB) if you have one. Scoring materials and dictionaries will be provided. For more information call 945-5958 or 625-3471.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Advocate Safehouse Project needs volunteers to support survivors of domestic violence. A free volunteer training begins Oct. 25. If you are interested in learning more, contact Whitney at 945-2632, ext. 107, or email to whitney@advocatesafehouse. org.

Style Downtown is presented by Chapter FY, PEO International, to provide scholarships to women in the local community. It takes place from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at TreadZ, 812 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs.

There will be champagne, music and food tastings from local restaurants. Tickets cost $40 and are available at TreadZ and A La Carte. Seating is limited, so get your tickets early.

For more information, call Sharon Beattie, committee chair, at 618-8966.

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts invites artists and crafters to exhibit and sell artful holiday creations in the 20th annual Winterfest. Participating artists will have the chance to sell artful gifts and holiday items from Nov. 9 through Jan. 3.

Applications and table space RSVP’s are due by Nov. 1. Artwork accepted Nov. 3. For an application, call 970-945-2414 or visit http://www.glenwoodarts .org.

BSA Troop 225 announces the kickoff of its wreath sale. Any one of the 42 members of the troop will be calling on members of the community and businesses to purchase wreaths and/or sprays for the holliday fundraiser.

In-town residents of Carbondale may bring their leaves and small branches to the parking lot at the northeast corner of Colorado Avenue and Main Street through Nov. 20. All leaves must be removed from bags prior to being placed in the container. There are separate containers for leaves and small branches. Leaves are recycled to make compost, so please do not contaminate the containers with other materials. Absolutely no trash, no bags, no other material of any kind (including vegetation). No commercial dumping. Questions, call 963-1307. Sponsored by the Town of Carbondale and InterMountain Waste.

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