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Practical life application of the Course in Miracles will be held Tuesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. from April 6 through May 25. How to apply these principles to daily life will be addressed.Anyone who feels called or wants to explore how to improve their life experience is welcome. This class is free of charge. Contact Donna Lee for more information 274-1680 It will be held at a location in Glenwood Springs yet to be determined.

A drama of great tenderness, charm and beauty, “The Glass Menagerie” is one of the most famous and most produced plays of the modern theatre, and resonates in today’s world as if written yesterday. In March 1945, the play opened on Broadway, where it won the prestigious New York Drama Critics Circle Award. This highly personal, explicitly autobiographical play earned Williams fame, fortune and critical respect, and it marked the beginning of a successful career. Williams won another Drama Critics Circle Award and a Pulitzer Prize for “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Williams won the same two prizes again in 1955, for “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” This production, directed and designed by Artistic Director Lon Winston, will feature TRTC’s lead actress and Associate Artistic Director Valerie Haugen as Amanda Wingfield, one of Williams’ most celebrated characters. Guest actors include John Goss (last seen on the TRTC stage as El Gallo in “The Fantasticks”) as the son Tom and the play’s narrator, Kelly Ish plays Laura, and Billy Challis as the Gentleman Caller. The play runs Feb. 26-27, March 5-7 and 11-13, with a preview on Feb. 25. Make your plans now to attend this classic drama. Tickets and information available at http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com or by calling 963-8200.

The Carbondale Community School’s Studio Tour committee is inviting artists working in any medium, with studios from Glenwood Springs to Aspen, to apply to the Roaring Fork Valley Studio Tour. Participating artists open their studios to the public the weekend of June 5 and 6, with an Artists Reception on Friday, June 4, at the Third Street Center in Carbondale.



Rocky Mountain Student Filmfest is pleased to announce the 11th annual call for entries. Submit your films by April 6. For entry forms and more information, visit http://www.studentfilmfest.org or call (970) 384-5963.

Grand River Hospital District has announced the dates of two spring health fairs, one in Battlement Mesa and one in Rifle.The Battlement Mesa Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 13, from 7-10 a.m. at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. This health fair provides low cost blood tests, blood pressure screenings and much more. Grand River partners with the Parachute/Battlement Mesa Parks and Recreation Department, Battlement Mesa Activity Center, and the Grand Valley Ambulance Service to offer this health fair.The Rifle 9Health Fair will be held on Saturday, April 17, from 7:30-11 a.m. at Grand River Hospital and Medical Center in Rifle. Participants are reminded to fast for 12 hours before getting blood tests to ensure the most accurate results.For more information about the Battlement Mesa Health Fair or the 9Health Fair, please call 625-6439.For more information about the 9Health Fair organization and a more detailed list of blood tests, please visit http://www.9healthfair.org or call 1-800-332-3078.


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