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Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

There will be an All Age Community Dance Night at Cardiff School in Glenwood Springs from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, featuring world beat music. Cost is $7.17 (more or less), and family rates are available.

Expect hot tea and cookies and a good music system.

Stop by these local businesses during business hours to view the current Glenwood Springs Art Guild exhibits. Tara Vetter will be at Flower Mart, 210 Sixth St., Glenwood Springs, and Nancy Martin will be Bullock Hinkey Real Estate, 311 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. These exhibits are ongoing through December.

Garfield County parents are invited to register their families for the 15-week Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP) starting in January. The class enhances empathy, self worth, empowerment, and discipline as parents and children have fun and grow closer as a family. Space is limited, and the program is offered at no cost to participants.

For more information and to register, contact Joyce Christensen at 625-5282, ext. 3261, or e-mail jchristensen@garfield-county.com.

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The Colorado River District is accepting grant applications for projects that protect, enhance or develop water resources within its 15-county region, which includes all watersheds of the Colorado River within western Colorado, except those that drain to the San Juan River or to the Dolores River upstream of the Mesa County line.

Successful grantees can receive up to $150,000 (or approximately 25% of the total project cost; in the case of smaller projects, this percentage may be slightly higher) for their project. Application deadline is Jan. 31.

For application, guidelines and policies, visit http://www.ColoradoRiverDistrict.org/ page_193. For more information, contact Dave Kanzer, P.E., or Alesha Frederick; Colorado River District, P.O. Box 1120, Glenwood Springs, CO 80601; 945-8522; or grantinfo@crwcd.org.


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