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Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts are hosting a workshop on Feb. 27 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center for small acreage landowners that are interested in backyard farming and sustainability. The workshop will address tree care and pruning fruit trees, challenges and opportunities in gardening, forest management, biological control, grazing management for horses, cattle selection and sheep guard dog management. Registration is $10 and includes lunch. Call 945-5494, ext. 105, for more information.

Anyone interested in tango dance lessons, here’s your chance.Lessons will be every Tuesday at the Glenwood Springs Eagles Lodge at 312 Seventh St.Beginning classes at 7 p.m. and advanced classes will be at 8 p.m.Preregistration or partner not required.Leslie Adams is the dance instructor. Call Cheryl at 945-1494 for more information.

Rifle High School will be hosting a complementary dinner for parents of eighth through 12th grade students on March 2. Break out discussion sessions about college information, graduation requirements, registration and more will be available after dinner. For more information call 665-7750. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Child care will be provided.



Let’s Talk, a networking group with a philanthropic twist, will be holding its next meeting on Friday, Feb. 12, in the basement of the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs. Mingling begins at 7:45 a.m., the meeting starts at 8 a.m., and it will be done at 9 a.m. For more information please call Rick Padrnos at 987-5245.

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild will be holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. This month the demonstration will be given by Laurel Astor on “Impressionistic Pastels.” Laurel is quite a gifted artist, and we look forward to an incredible demonstration of her skills. We are told that her art work leaves a lasting impression on all those who view it, so don’t miss out on this one. A short business meeting will follow, refreshments will be served, and as always our meetings are open to the public. Join the fun, join the Guild. Glenwood Springs Art Guild members displaying their art work locally for the months of January through February are as follows: Dot Mulligan is showing her art work at Flower Mart; Lillian Wyant will have her art work displayed at Sacred Grounds; and Ida Burnaman will be displaying her art work at Bullock Hinkey Real Estate.



Classical music in a beautiful setting. The Roaring Fork Chamber Players will present a concert Friday evening, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m., at the Gathering Center in Carbondale (110 Snowmass Drive). The program will include works by Bach, Mozart and Copland. A diverse group of performers, including oboe, string quintet, harpsichord, solo singers, mixed chorus, and piano duet will bring this music to life. Presented by Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities, 963-1680.


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