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Steve’s Guitars, at 19 N. Fourth St. in Carbondale, presents singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey, with opener Sabrina Scott, at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.The show is in support of Mulvey’s 12th CD, “Letters from a Flying Machine.” During his 20-year career, Mulvey has shared the stage with fellow musicians like Emmylou Harris, Richard Thompson and Greg Brown, and has toured all over the country.Opener Scott is a top-notch, young songwriter from New York City. Admission is $15 at the door.

Candidates for local and state offices will be participating in a candidate forum sponsored by the Glenwood Springs Association of Realtors on Wednesday, Sept. 15, starting at 1 p.m. in the auditorium at the CMC West Garfield Campus in Rifle. This event is open to the public.Candidate forum participants include: Garfield County Commissioner District 1 incumbent Trsi Houpt and challenger Tom Jankovsky; Garfield County Assessor incumbent John Gorman and challenger Jim Yellico; Garfield County Sheriff incumbent Lou Vallario and challenger Tom Dalessandri; House District 57 incumbent Randy Baumgardner and challenger Steve Ivancie; and House District 61 incumbent Kathleen Curry and challengers Luke Korkowski and Roger Wilson.

The fourth annual Divide Creek Hawk Watch, hosted by Roaring Fork Audubon, will be held Sunday, Sept. 19.The high count of 94 birds in a four-hour period was in 2007 with perfect northwesterly winds and overcast sky. This year, the group will be looking to spot the migrant broad-winged hawk. Hawkwatchers should bring binoculars, a lunch, drinks, lawn chair of choice, and sharp eyes. Meet at the Silt park-and-ride lot on the southwest side of the Silt I-70 Interchange at 9 a.m. on Sunday for the drive to the hawkwatch site. Most years the birding slows around 2 p.m. All hawkwatchers are welcome. If you plan to come please contact Tom McConnell by e-mail at or by phone at (970) 379-7356.

Please join MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) as we start off a new year of mothering. We will meet at the First United Methodist Church at 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood. Our time runs from 9-11:30 a.m. We welcome speaker Patty Schaffner from YouthZone to speak to us on love and logic techniques with your children. Also we will have a nice brunch, make a craft and as always child care is available. MOPS is open to any mother with children ages 0-5! Please call Amy at 309-9951 for more information.

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