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From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Injury Release And Wellness Rehabilitation Center Location: 3950 Midland Ave, Suite 3,Glenwood Springs Colorado 81601. Next to Mountain Market and Sunshines Cafe on the way up to Sunlight Mountain South Glenwood.Get free massage and Acupuncture Demonstrations. Enter raffle to win some free treatments. Bring a friend and get an extra raffle ticket for each friend you bring. Get Korean Chinese hand diagnosis and find out what diet is good for your blood type. Enjoy food and song with the amazing Umberto Fonte.

The Carbondale American Legion, located at 97 Third St., in Carbondale, will host its annual fish fry on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. Proceeds will go to support the Unites States military troops.

Sunshine Farms will sponsor another of its popular and informative garlic classes from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 9, at its location, 38487 Highway 6, just west of New Castle.Learn to plant and dry garlic and how to prepare soil for next year’s plantings, enjoy samplings of different types of garlic, and learn about winter planting of onions to pick huge onions next June. A display of winter squash and pumpkins will also tempt your gardening skills.Several new varieties as well as the garlic offered in previous years will be available for sale, as well as pickled garlic and onion plants. A Pampered Chef representative will be on hand to demonstrate garlic techniques.For more information, please call Sunshine Farms at 984-3320.

The Carbondale Community United Methodist Church welcomes Dr. Lahi Luhahi as its guest preacher during regular worship services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10.Dr. Luhahi is a United Methodist missionary assigned to Kenya by the General Board of Global Ministries. He also serves as a professor of mathematics at the Kenya Methodist University. His wife, Yema Luhahi, serves in the mission field with him. They are posted to Kenya from Naperville, Ill.CCUMC is located at 385 S. Second St., Carbondale. Dr. Luhahi will also be speaking at the Basalt Community United Methodist Church earlier that morning.

Medicare 2011 informational workshops will be held in October and November. Information at these workshops will focus on the changes and updates for Medicare Supplements; also called Medigap. These are insurance programs that will pay the bills that original Medicare does not pay.1) Friday, Oct. 8, 11:30 a.m. at the Carbondale Recreation Center located at 567 Colorado Avenue, Carbondale. Phone: (970) 704-4190.3) Friday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m. at the Church of Carbondale located at 110 Snowmass Drive, Carbondale. Phone: (970) 963-8773.4) Monday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m. at Aspen Community Church located at 200 E. Bleeker, Aspen. Phone: (970) 925-1571. 4) Friday, Oct. 22, 12:45 p.m. at the Pitkin County Senior Center located at 0275 Castle Creek Road, Aspen. Phone: (970) 920-5432.5) Monday, Nov. 8, 12:45 p.m. at the Pitkin County Senior Center located at 0275 Castle Creek Road, Aspen. Phone: (970) 920-5432.Emergency fair Oct. 9An annual Emergency Preparedness Fair will be held at LDS Church, 409 29th St., Glenwood Springs, on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free classes and booths.

The Grand River Hospital District is having the following events this fall:Grand River Yard Sale: Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Clagett Hospital, 701 E. Fifth, Rifle. Items include furniture, lamps, file cabinets, and more. All proceeds benefit E Dene Moore Care Center through the Caring and Sharing fund.Optifast Information Session: Oct. 12, 4-5 p.m., Grand River Hospital and Medical Center, changing lifestyles. Come learn all about this medically monitored, effective weight-loss option. Call 625-6200 to reserve your spot.Lunch & Learn – Protect Your Eyesight and See Without Glasses: Oct. 14, noon – 1 p.m. Grand River Hospital and Medical Center, Rifle Creek Conference RoomPresented by Matt Ehrlich, MD. A light lunch will be served, but attendees must RSVP to 625-6200.

A Tea Party rally will be held at the Sayre (“Strawberry”) Park Gazebo on Sunday, Oct. 10, from 1-4 p.m. or later as necessary.As a participant in the statewide “Tea Party Blitz,” dubbed Operation Rolling Thunder by Colorado state coalition founder, Liz Matz of Paonia, the focus will be on ballot issues and candidates, including Scott Tipton, Ken Buck, Scott Gessler, Tom Tancredo, Scott Gessler, Sheriff Lou Vallario, Tom Jankovsky, as well as others who’ve not confirmed as yet.For information and updates, contact 945-6855.

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