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Join the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts on Sat., March 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. for the Free Valley Kids Art Day – for ages 3 and up. Painting, model painting, creative design, beading and more! Refreshments and cake will be served. Bring your friends and family, and get creative! The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is located at 601 East 6th St. Glenwood Springs, Co. 81601. Call 945- 2414 for more info.

Colorado Mountain College Theatre presents “Rock ‘n’ Roll,” an all-sensory showcase of the human experience written by the renowned playwright Tom Stoppard.Performances are at 7 p.m. nightly, March 6, 11, 12 and 13, in the New Space Theatre at Spring Valley, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, March 14.Central to the story are Jan (played by Ryan Fleming), a student returning to a Communist-occupied Czechoslovakia, and his mentor, Max (Jeff Carlson), the stoic philosopher insulated in his Cambridge ivory tower.The large cast includes local community and student talent. Director G. Thomas Cochran describes the play as “an amazing exploration of people under all kinds of different stresses, punctuated by rock and roll music.” The play features some well-known songs of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, as well as some lesser-known ones by European and Czech bands.Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. For tickets, call 947-8177 or e-mail svticketsales@coloradomtn.edu.The campus is located at 3000 County Road 114 in Glenwood Springs.

One of the actors in “The Glass Menagerie” seriously injured himself snowboarding. The opening of the play has been moved back one week so TRTC resident actor Charlie DeFord could step in and learn the part. Dates of the play are March 6, 7, 11, 12, 13 (all the same as scheduled), and 18, 19, 20 (added dates). Those patrons who have already purchased tickets for Feb. 25-27, we can easily accommodate you Saturday, March 6. Of course, we will do whatever is necessary to make sure you can see the show any night you choose. If you have already purchased tickets for March 6-7 or 11-13, you need not do anything. If anyone is unable to make a change, we will refund your tickets or credit you for the next production. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we thank you for your understanding.Tickets and information available at http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com or by calling 963-8200. You can also find us on Facebook.

Glenwood Springs High School’s Mock Trial Program would like to invite the community to a Mock Trial scrimmage between Team No. 1 and Team No. 3 on Saturday, March 6, at 1 p.m. at the Garfield County Court House (East Entrance). The teams are preparing for the Mock Trial State Competition in Colorado Springs the weekend of March 12. The Glenwood Springs Mock Trial Program would like to thank their supporters and provide an opportunity for the community to experience a trial firsthand. If you know someone in the program come watch them prepare. If you have a child who may want to do this, bring them to see how it works.

Six-year-old Hannah Traver, a Girl Scout with troop 2143 in Glenwood Springs, will be selling cookies at the Hotel Colorado on Saturday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Traver began selling cookies on Jan. 8 with a goal of getting 2,000 boxes to donate to the U.S. military troops and to St. Jude’s children’s Hospital. A box of cookies is $3.25, and checks can be made payable to Troop 2143.


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