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Festival Las Americas returns next month

The third Festival Las Americas returns to the Roaring Fork Valley from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Sopris Park in Carbondale. The event celebrates the richness of culture and traditions of the American continent. The festival is organized by Club Rotario Roaring Fork and serves as a fund-raiser for educational projects.

Club Rotario Roaring Fork is looking for nonprofit organizations, community groups and businesses interested in showcasing their services and products during the festivities.

The Festival Las Americas will include cultural, artistic and recreational activities for the whole family, plus a great variety of food styles representing flavors from the Chilean coast to the Rockies. Live entertainment will feature Native American dancers, Mexican Folklorico dancers, salsa music and a full Mariachi band.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks during the day. To receive an application, to volunteer or for more information, please call Julian from Club Rotario Roaring Fork at 970-309-5169, or visit http://www.festivalamericas.net. Deadline for application is Tuesday, Aug. 22. Mail applications to P.O. Box 2871, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602-2871.

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