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Business After HoursAlpine Bank will host a Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Business After Hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the West Glenwood Springs branch, 50891 Highway 6. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided, and beer from Coors Distributing. Door prizes and giveaways. Free to all Chamber members and their guests, and everyone is invited to bring their business card and $2 for the business card drawing. Information: Raelyn, 945-6589.Square danceThe Missouri Heights Community League square dance is set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in the historic Missouri Heights School House on County Rd. 102 in Carbondale. $10 per person, kids under 12 free. Light refreshments. Tom Paxton will be the caller. The dance is part of the league’s efforts to keep alive traditions that made Missouri Heights a close-knit community for over a century. The building is also available to rent for private parties. Information: 963-6755.Wine tastingHeeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley will host a wine tasting fundraiser from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Hotel Colorado. Turtle’s Liquors of Glenwood Springs will provide the wine. Silent auction with items guaranteed to wag a few tails, opportunity to meet Heeling Partner dogs. Information and tickets: Deb Amsden, 384-0284, or Beth Drum, 384-3255.Studio tourThe Carbondale Community School will host a Studio Tour exhibition at area Alpine Banks Oct. 6-17. Opening reception and silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Carbondale Community School Studio tours of area artists from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19. Potters, painters, sculptors, glassblowers, jewelers and more will demonstrate their techniques. Information: 963-9647. Fundraiser for Carbondale Community School.Sister City ExhibitKlaus Kocher photographs of Glenwood Springs’ sister city, Teotecacinte, Nicaragua, will be on exhibit at the Colorado Mountain College Gallery, 9th and Grand, Glenwood Springs, Oct. 6 to Nov. 12. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. In July of 2002 Kocher went to Teotecacinte to support the high school Glenwood Springs built there in 1995. He came back with a photographic record of a proud, resourceful, and hard working people.Friendship Unity Tree The Friendship Unity Tree made by the Colorado Rocky Mountain School Preschool children as an art project for the Valley Kids Art Show is now on display at the Gordon Cooper Library in Carbondale. The sculpture was made in conjunction with the Carbondale Headstart Program, with help from artist Mary Noone and the Carbondale Clay Center. Funded by the Aspen Valley Community Foundation and the Carbondale Rotary.Art on displayThe Glenwood Springs Art Guild members displaying their work in Glenwood for September and October are Ruth Kary at John Glossa Jewelers, Marilyn Samuelson at Vita Mart, Sandy Yarnell at the Flower Mart and the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, Ann Lieber at the Department of Motor Vehicles and Scott Martin at Glenwood Music.Jennifer Matthews at Village SmithyLocal artist Jennifer Matthews will exhibit works in pencil and gicle prints at the Village Smithy restaurant in Carbondale through Oct. 13.


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