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A women’s self-defense class will be held Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hotel Colorado in the basement where The Gym is located (across from KFC).Instructor is Pamela Whittington, of Brian Mable Karate. Women and girls ages 12 and older are welcome. Cost is $15 per person; call 379-1881 for reservations.

Glenwood Garden Club invites all to attend a presentation by Angela Overy, author of “Sex in the Garden.” Angela has authored many gardening books and lectured for Horticulture magazine. This free lecture is May 12, at 1 p.m. in the U.S. Bank Community room, 1901 Grand Ave. For more information call Sharill 945-4004.

The Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association (RFMBA) is looking for volunteers in the local riding community to help with the Bureau of Land Management’s annual Prince Creek Cleanup from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15. Organized by Carbondale locals Roz and Tom Turnbull, the cleanup occurs along Prince Creek Road and on the BLM’s Crown area, as well. “These areas provide great multi-user recreation opportunities, including some really fun trails. But they get abused in the process and need your help to keep them clean and safe,” states Kirk Hinderberger, a founding board member of RFMBA.Volunteers will meet and sign in at 8:30 a.m. at McIntyre’s Red Barn at 1625 County Road 111 (Prince Creek Road), about 1.5 miles from Highway 133. Volunteers should come dressed in long pants and sturdy work shoes and bring leather gloves and a shovel or rake if possible. Trash bags will be provided, and the BLM will haul out the rubbish. For more information about the cleanup, call the Turnbulls at 963-2888. For further details about RFMBA, visit

Stop by Mountain Valley Textiles & Gifts located at 209 Eighth St. in downtown Glenwood Springs and see beautiful fabric being created before your eyes. Weaving is in progress Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All products created from the weavers’ fabric are sold through the store. Mountain Valley Textiles & Gifts is proud to offer unique, quality handmade products made in Glenwood Springs. Call 928-0774 to schedule a group or school visit.

Carbondale Middle School invites all future fifth-graders and their families to our fifth-grade student orientation and parent night. Prospective students are encouraged to attend the orientation on Wednesday, May 12, from 8:15-9:30 a.m., which will include a student panel and tour of the building. Parents can come by that evening at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact the CMS office at 384-5700.

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