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Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

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, OOBE’s, or other profound spiritual experiences. Contact Linda, (719) 495-1096 or Kathy, (719) 251-9696 for more information.

The Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club invites prospective members with the interest of joining the club for dinner each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Veltus Park.Kiwanis is a global organization dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. For more information, contact Bob Littler at 928-8536, Rick Abernethy at 928-9546 or Joe O’Donnell at 945-7149.

Rifle Fireside Lanes’ youth bowling program for homeschoolers begins in a few weeks. Students learn to bowl, as well as meet and compete with other homeschooled children. Rifle Fireside Lanes is an alcohol-free, family oriented environment. Call 625-2231 for information or to sign up.

During the month of September 2009, Karen Skelly Photography is offering to do free photo shoots for families who have a family member in the military. You will receive the photo shoot for free along with a free 8×10 portrait. Call now to book your session 970-625-3468 and visit her website

Free beginner’s fly-fishing clinics are offered by Crystal Fly Shop in Carbondale every Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. through September. Focus is mainly on detailed casting instruction, other topics include entomology and rigging. No equipment necessary. Meet at the shop at 208 Main St. at 5:30. Please call 963-5741 to reserve a space.

A Monday night women’s bowling league is forming at El Jebowl. Four-person teams or individuals needed.Start date is Sept. 21 at 6:15 p.m. Contact league secretary, Terry, at 945-8485 by Sept. 18.

Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Garfield County CSU Extension Office, will once again host a small acreage workshop. This workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. at the Mountain View Church in south Glenwood Springs (next to Beau Jo’s Pizza-Buffalo Valley.) Registration will begin at 8:30. This workshop shop will address fall and winter resource issues including: Basic Beer Brewing-Pat McCarty, Garfield County Extension; Garden to Table Produce-Carla Farrand; Putting your Garden to Bed/ Preparing for Winter and Spring -Deb & Dietre Martin; Raising small animals for small acreages; Renewable Energy Update-Heather McGregor, Clean Energy Economy for the Region – CLEER; Wildlife Mitigation for your Home- Perry Will, Division of Wildlife; Russian Knapweed-Death Sentence for Horses & How to Calibrate a weed Sprayer-Steve Anthony, Garfield County Vegetative Management. The $10 registration includes lunch, prepared by the “Dancing Pickle”. Rebecca Loveless will be preparing lunch with fresh vegetables from her garden-we thought that would fit in with our agenda! This workshop filled to capacity this spring so we encourage you to register early. Send you $10 registration to Gar-Pit CO CD, 258 Center Drive, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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