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Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale presents its fall production of “Seussical the Musical,” at at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in the CRMS Barn.The student musical is based on the most famous books of Dr. Seuss, and is family fun for kids and adults of all ages. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, call 963-2562.

The Glenwood Springs and Rifle Branch Libraries will be closing at 4 p.m. today, so staff can attend a holiday reception. Normal hours will resume on Monday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

The Mountain Madrigal Singers will be presenting a free holiday concert to seniors to get us in the holiday mood. The second annual concert will take place today, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs. This will allow seniors who do not want to travel at night to hear a wonderful concert specifically for them. Snacks will be provided by Garfield County Department of Human Services Senior Programs. We would love to pack the concert this year.

The featured artist at Alpine Bank in New Castle through December is Lynne DeNio. Her works are in oil and acrylic.

Symphony in the Valley, your community orchestra, presents Hollywood Holiday, a fun pops concert that starts with memorable movie scores and ends with your favorite holiday tunes.The show starts with hits from the Hollywood movies “Star Wars,” “Phantom of the Opera” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Then the orchestra shifts to holiday favorites – just the ticket for getting into the holiday spirit. Conductor Carlos Elias and the super-sized community orchestra play the best of Hollywood and the holidays.The concert is today, at 4 p.m. at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen.Tickets for the show are $15, and are available from the Wheeler Box Office,, or at the door.

Family Visitor Programs invites you to join us in celebrating the holiday spirit and ask for your generosity in support of our Mom’s Christmas Program. There are many wonderful agencies, which provide toys for children and holiday food baskets for the family, this is one of the few programs that provide gifts for new moms. Many of our clients are low income and are struggling to make ends meet. With your generous donations we are able to bring additional cheer into the lives of our needy moms. For many of our moms this may be the only gift they receive.Your donation of a new gift item, gift certificate or cash to buy a gift, will help us in our effort. The deadline to make a donation is Monday, Dec. 6. This is so that staff will have time to get the gifts out to their moms. All donations are tax deductible. If you can help, please contact the Family Visitor Programs at 945-1234 ext. 10 or drop off gifts at 401 23rd Street, Suite 204, Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601.

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