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Try out 2009 snowmobiles for free courtesy of HiPoint Motorsports of Glenwood Springs from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, and Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Sunlight Snowmobiles Tours parking lot. Riders need to bring their own helmets, gloves, boots, etc. For more information, call HiPoint Motorsports at 945-6301.

A 12-week Science Of Mind foundation class begins Tuesday, Jan. 13 at A Spiritual Center in Carbondale. Call Golden at 963-5516 for more information.

Gregory Alan Iakov and Dan Sheridan will perform original Americana/folk songs at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St. in Carbondale.For more information, call 963-3304.

Aspen Community Theatre is offering a free acting workshop for adults on How to create an unforgettable character hosted by David Ledingham, from 1:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 at the Black Box in Aspen High School. To register, call Liz Bokram at 925-6452.

Local stand-up comics will appear at 8:15 p.m. Jan. 9 at Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale. call 963-3304 for more information.

Resident Powderhounds, featuring classic and obscure rock and roll, will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Jan. 9 at Rivers Restaurant in Glenwood Springs. No cover.

Nina Schnipper, host of Smokin Grass bluegrass radio show on KDNK, interviews legendary mandolin-master Sam Bush at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10.

The Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge is hosting its annual free Hoop Shoot for kids ages 8 to 13 at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 at Glenwood Springs Middle School. A copy of each participants birth certificate is needed to verify age. For more information, contact Terry Galbreath at 379-3822.

Heart of the Rockies, with Twirp Anderson, Cash Cashman and John Sommers will appear from 3-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 9 and 10; and Jan. 16-17 at The Conservatory at the Silvertree Hotel in Snowmass Village.Heart of the Rockies with Twirp Anderson, Cash Cashman, John Sommers and Randy Utterback will appear from 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11 and 18 at The Conservatory at the Silvertree Hotel in Snowmass Village.For more information, call 925-3784.

The public is invited Astrophotography, a one-man photography exhibit featuring Jimmy Westlakes celestial studies, which opens with a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at the Colorado Mountain College Gallery, Ninth and Grand, in Glenwood Springs. The exhibit will be on display through Feb. 11. The CMC Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment.

Artists Mercantile and Gallery, located at 720 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs, will host an artists reception for Nick Isenberg, local independent documentary producer, from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9. For more information, please call 947-0947.

A fundraiser potluck at Palmer House for food relief in Teotecacinte, Nicaragua, will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9 at 901 Palmer Ave. in Glenwood Springs.Contact Doug Evans Betanco at

The St. Mary Performance Series presents Trio Con Brio, with Debra Ayers, piano, Dana Winograd, cello, and Gabriel Gordon, violin with the classical music of Beethoven, Manuel De Falla and Antonio Dvork at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Rifle.For more information, call Linda Jenks at 625-2333.

Local jazz musicians perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St. in Carbondale. Call 963-3304 for more information.

The second free physics lecture, Condensed Matter: The Small Frontier, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen. Donald Eigler, IBM Almaden Research Center will speak.Physicists are available for questions and discussion before the talks during the Physics Caf hosted by the Aspen Science Center in the Wheeler lobby from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, The Ferdinand Hayden Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host its annual meeting. Brazil on the Fly, a slide show by Tucker Ladd, owner Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver.

The Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its quarterly membership luncheon at noon Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Learning Opportunities Center at the Garfield Re-2 Administration Building located at Ninth and Whiteriver. Discussion: Taxes: What you should know before Filing. Wing Nutz will cater the luncheon. Please RSVP by Jan. 13 to 625-2085, ext. 2.

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