Community News & Notes
Saturday, Sept. 12: RUMI FOR THE SOUL! Starbucks, 25 Market Street, 1 – 2:30 p.m. This is a free, open poetry sharing and discussion about the popular 13th century Persian poet Rumi. Free coffee samplers provided. Bring your favorite Rumi poetry! On Sunday, Sept. 13: Have You Had a Spiritual Experience? Glenwood Springs Community Center, 1-3 p.m. This free public workshop presented by Eckankar invites you to share with others about experiences you have had or wondered about involving dreams, past lives, OOBEs, or other profound spiritual experiences. Contact Linda, (719) 495-1096 or Kathy, (719) 251-9696 for more information.
On Friday, Sept. 11, the Book Train in downtown Glenwood Springs will feature local author Jay Cowan, who wrote the book Hunter S. Thompson: An Insiders View of Deranged, Depraved, Drugged out Brilliance.Cowan will be signing books from 5-7 p.m.Stop by and chat with the author.
Dance to Bobby Mason & H3 (Harding, Hills & Hawes), from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at the Gathering Center, located at the Church at Carbondale on Snowmass Drive.The event is a benefit for the Mountain Regional Housing Corp., which provides down payment assistance, free homebuyer education classes in English and Spanish, foreclosure prevention referrals and landlord-tenant assistance.Food will be catered by El Pollo Rico. Tickets are $40, including dinner and dance, by calling 704-9801, or at the door for $45. For more information, contact Janet Rippy via e-mail: Janet@housingcommunity.org.
The sixth annual Cody Brickell Miniature Golf Fundraiser will be held at Johnsons Park on Saturday, Sept. 12, from noon to 9 p.m.The proceeds will benefit the Glenwood Springs wrestling program.There will be a silent auction and cash donations are welcome. Entry fee is $5 for a single and $20 for a family.Hole sponsorships are available. Call 947-1313 or 945-8450 for more information.
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