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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Dancers Dancing 2010 Thrillz premieres Friday, April 30, at Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium at 7 p.m.A matinee performance will be held on Saturday May 1, at 1 p.m. and an additional evening show will take place Saturday, May 1, at 7 p.m.The shows will be dedicated to Sheryl Gordon: In loving memory of her beautiful dancing, and fantastic life.Sheryl was the classical ballet teacher at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts and passed away peacefully with her family early Tuesday morning. A testament of bravery, endurance, and love for life, Sheryl’s choreographed pieces will be especially honored in this years Dancers Dancing.The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts would like to thank Sheryl’s family for sharing her with us. Her talents have created more talent, her love for ballet has inspired so many dancers and people. Her beauty and grace will never be forgotten. May she forever be dancing in the sky. Her vision for Dancers Dancing was so beautiful, join us, and let the memory of her dancing heart enchant you.Come support the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts spring fundraiser, our 21st annual Dancers Dancing showcase!A show perfect for the entire family. Dancing, acting, live music and more. Tickets are very limited at this point, so call 945- 2414 now.

Sopris MOPS meets this Thursday, April 29, from 9-11:30 a.m. at The First United Methodist Church at the corner of Ninth and Cooper in Glenwood Springs. MOPS is for all mothers of children ages 0-5. We meet every other Thursday. Breakfast, fun and child care is provided. Join us this week for speaker Christa Wagner, who will be speaking on relaxing as a mom. We will also make a spring craft! Call Deb at 930-0088 for more info.

Traffic on I-70 between Exit 114 and Exit 116 will be detoured along Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs from 10 p.m. next Wednesday, May 5, to 5 a.m. Thursday, May 6, so crews can pour a concrete deck on the new Devereux Road pedestrian bridge. For more information, call 379-7134.

All six branches of the Garfield County Public Library District will be closed Friday, April 30, for a staff training day. Normal library hours will resume at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 1. Thank you for your understanding and continued patronage.

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) will host a two-day crew leader training on May 1-2 at Wulfsohn Open Space in Glenwood Springs.RFOV crew leaders are critical in helping the organization’s hundreds of volunteers successfully complete trail and conservation work. Based in Basalt, RFOV is dedicated to promoting volunteer stewardship of public lands by completing trail work and other long-lasting conservation projects.During the crew leader training, participants will learn how to build and maintain sustainable trails in different types of terrain; safely use a variety of tools and techniques; lead a crew of five to eight volunteers to complete a portion of a project; ensure that the crew’s work is completed to the highest standard; and ensure that the crew enjoys a rewarding experience.An additional training session will be held June 26-27 at Thompson Creek near Carbondale. Both trainings are free and include dinner on Saturday. Preregistration is required by logging on to, calling 927-8241, or e-mailing

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