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Art and Allison Daily, authors of “Out of the Canyon – A True Story of Loss and Love,” and nationally acclaimed author Pam Houston talk about their collaborative writing and read from their respective works in a benefit for the new Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities Center for the Arts, beginning at 7 p.m., tonight (Feb. 25) at the Gathering Center on Snowmass Drive in Carbondale Houston is the author of “Sight Hound” and the best-selling book of short stories “Cowboys are My Weakness.” She will read from her current work in progress, which she describes as a novel about place and friendship.The Dailys will read from “Out of the Canyon,” which chronicles their respective stories of triumph over family tragedy, and a new life and family together that resulted.For more information, call 963-1680 or visit

Sopris Elementary School invites all its students and families to attend Family Literacy & Fun Night on Thursday, Feb. 25. A free spaghetti dinner will be served from 5 – 6:15 p.m., followed by workshops designed to promote literacy through math, science, art and more! There will also be a book exchange from 5 – 6 p.m. It’s a wonderful opportunity for the whole family to have fun and learn at the same time! Students who bring an adult are eligible to win a snowboard or 2 day passes to the Glenwood Caverns!

The 2010 Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow Talent Show is this Friday, Feb. 26. Show starts at 7 p.m., at the GSHS auditorium. Please come out and support the talented youth in our valley. Grand prize is a $1,000 scholarship.Tickets available at the door: $8/adults, $5/students and seniors, $25/family. For additional information contact Jeff Neer at 384-2444.

Target is holding a Reading Across America event on Saturday, Feb. 27, that is open to the community! In celebration of Dr. Suess’ birthday, we will be reading “Oh! The Places You’ll Go” and “Green Eggs and Ham”. The event will run from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Glenwood Springs Target. Goodies will be provided. Parents should attend with their children.

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