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Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Narnia, a Garden School theatrical presentation will be performed at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. A Sunday matinee, Feb. 21 will be at 2 p.m. Tickets available at the door. $10 adults, $8 children, seniors and military and $36 for family. Narnia is based on the book, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis.

The Great Match, “a meeting of the senses,” offers wine and food-tasting at its best while helping local folks obtain their homes. Mark your calendars for 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, for a fun evening of music, food, wine and good times for a good cause.The Great Match benefits Mountain Regional Housing, the local nonprofit that provides downpayment assistance and homebuyer education so good people like you can have a home. It all happens at The Gathering Center on Snowmass Drive in Carbondale. If you haven’t been there, you’re in for a treat. Tickets can be purchased at Mountain Regional Housing, 345 Colorado Ave., just east of Carbondale Town Hall, by calling 704-9801, or at the door. Your donation is tax deductible.Honor Jazz Band performanceThe sixth annual District Eight Honor Jazz Band, sponsored by Jazz Aspen Snowmass, will take place Feb. 19-20 at Roaring Fork High School. Students representing 24 middle and high schools from through the district (Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, Eagle, Summit County, Steamboat Springs, Soroco, Granby Rifle and Leadville) will participate in two days of intensive jazz training, including instructional workshops and rehearsals, with a faculty of professional musicians provided by JAS. Saturday’s 5 p.m performance is open to the public and free. It will feature the students and faculty at Roaring Fork High School. For more information please contact Jazz Aspen Snowmass at 920-4996 or visit Come out and support jazz music in the Roaring Fork Valley.

There will be a dance party for dads and their daughters, age 12 and under, from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Refreshments, corsages and photos will be provided. For registration information, call 384-6311.

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, the White River Forest Alliance is hosting “wilderness Defined,” an Environmental Open Forum at Dos Gringos in Carbondale beginning at 7 p.m. Anyone who enjoys the beauty of and the recreation in our mountain community is invited to attend. Input from all user groups is encouraged including Mountain Bikers, Hikers, Snowmobilers, Dirt Bikers, ATV Riders, Hunters, Fishermen, Backcountry Skiers, 4W Drivers, Ranchers and Land Owners. Learn about working together as a community to preserve our wilderness. Discuss cross-stewardship, tolerance and protocols among user groups on our public wild lands. Listen and share during this open dialogue. For more information visit or call Jack Albright at (970) 379.3244

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