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There will be a craft show and sale from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Canyon Creek Schoolhouse, east of New Castle, just off I-70 at Exit 109. Travel 1⁄4 mile north on Canyon Creek Road. Info: 625-2030

The Halloween Happening in downtown Carbondale on the Fourth Street Plaza, will be from 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and is free. Activities include a pumpkin carving contest (entry forms at Dancing Colours or Carbondale Recreation Center), costume contest, preschool kids’ fair from 4:30-6 p.m., Spellbinder seasonal stories, pumpkin bowling and a silent auction.Prizes include tickets to see the Colorado Avalanche.Call 384-5689 for more information. All proceeds benefit The Roaring Fork Family Resource Centers.

A cake auction will raise funds for Pack 223. It will be on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at Fiesta Guadalajara in Rifle.All cakes made by the scouts, any boys interested in joining cub scouts we will have information for them.



The Glenwood Hot Springs Pool will be closed for routine maintenance on Nov. 3 and 4. When the pool is closed, try out the Glenwood Hot Springs Athletic Club where visitors can purchase a day pass for only $20 and have use of the indoor whirlpool, steam room, sauna and all the Athletic Club amenities. Hours are from 6:15 a.m. to 10 p.m. http://www.hotspringspool.com

The White River Trail Runners ATV Club will have a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. The meeting will be held at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle.GVHS theatreGVHS TheatreCo. is currently rehearsing for its fall production of Thornton Wilder’s “The Matchmaker.” In this comedy, Horace Vandergelder has decided he can now financially support a wife. He hires Mrs. Dolly Levi, a professional matchmaker, to help him in this endeavor. In the process of finding Horace’s perfect match, Dolly turns his business and personal lives upside-down. GVHS seniors Cody Hill and Taylor Dillon lead a supporting cast through many escapades to delight the audience.The cast, director, and crew are preparing to entertain their audiences on Nov. 12, 13 and 14. Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. in Cardinal Hall at Grand Valley High School. Doors open for seating at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $3 for seniors and Garfield School District No. 16 students and staff with proper ID. Prepurchased tickets are available after Oct. 28 by contacting director Mark Gregory at 285-5705 or mgregory@garcoschools.org.Individuals and organizations are encouraged support the GVHS TheatreCo. by becoming patrons to the program. Patrons receive premier seats at each production, signed promotional posters, and their own production T-shirt. Patron levels start at Bronze with a donation of $100, Silver for $250, Gold for $500 and Platinum for $750. All donations are tax deductible. If you are interested in becoming a patron, or your business/organization would like to advertise in the production program, please contact Mark Gregory.



Senior Matters is presenting the second class of “Stories from the Heart” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 2-4 p.m. at the Senior Center (Third Street Center). Mary Finley is doing a three-part class in writing snapshots of your life, which can be used as gifts for grandchildren and family members. The class is informal and relaxed. Anyone interested can attend the second session even if they did not attend the first session. There is no charge for the class. For more information, call Randy Vanderhurst at 963-2379 or e-mail at randyvan@comcast.net. Alpine Singles reorganizingCurrently, Alpine Singles is reorganizing and will be restarting later this year or early 2010. The target age group is 35-65. Please e-mail John at gacnik@rof.net if you are interested in joining. More information via e-mail will follow in coming months.

A Halloween Carnival for Preschool Children will be held Thursday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to noon at the First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood SpringsCome to the annual MOPS Halloween Carnival with your little ones for some Halloween fun!We will have cookie decorating, bounce house, face painting, carnival games and much more for your little ones. Wear your costumes. Call Deb at 930-0088 for more information.Winter Hours for landfill The West Garfield County Landfill will begin its Winter hours schedule on Nov. 1. On that date, our hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., six days a week, Monday through Saturday.


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