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Join the Carbondale Clay Center from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10 for the annual benefit cup auction and holiday show and sale featuring more than 80 pieces donated by nationally and locally renowned potters. Each cup is one-of-a-kind and awaiting its home for the holidays. Auction proceeds help fund the clay center’s year-round programming. The holiday show runs through Jan. 1, featuring sculpture and pottery by nine area ceramic artists. Information: 963-CLAY (2529).
Gain knowledge and experience on safe travel in avalanche terrain with certified mountain guides Dick Jackson and Amos Whiting Dec. 10-12. This course is recommended for anyone who travels outside of controlled ski areas and in avalanche terrain to backcountry ski, snowboard, snowshoe, snowmobile, or to mountain huts. Information: 925-ROCK (7625).
The Eagles Auxiliary’s annual Christmas Boutique will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Eagles Lodge, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs. The boutique will feature Christmas cookies, fudge and other baked goods, Avon and Tupperware items, tamales, scarves, modern wear items, and more for purchase. For lunch, chili will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information: 945-8295.
Glenwood Dance Academy is changing its capoeira class time from 6-7 p.m. Friday nights at its temporary location at the Masonic Temple, across from the downtown Glenwood Springs Post Office. Capoeira is a Brazilian form of martial arts to music.
Dance and fitness classes are offered at 6 p.m. Fridays and 4 p.m. Sundays at Crystal River Ballet School in Carbondale. Information: 948-1180.
An open Alcoholics Anonymous meeting takes place at noon Fridays at 1530 A Railroad Ave. (back of Wells Fargo, between video store and Chinese restaurant), as part of Rifle’s 12-step meetings.
Bridge Club meets every Friday at 11 a.m. as part of the Midvalley Seniors program at Valley Pines, 1400 E. Valley Rd., Basalt. Information: Liz at Senior Services, 704-2767.
The Silt Historical Society’s needlework group meets 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Silt Historical Park. Information: 876-5801.
The Basalt Emergency Management Committee meets at 9 a.m. the first Friday of every month at Basalt Town Hall, and all meetings are open to the public. Information: Dick Merritt, 927-5178.
The Frontier Historical Society Museum, 1001 Colorado Ave., Glenwood Springs, is offering free admission to the museum on Saturdays in November. Information: 945-4448.
Willits offers a farmers market on Saturday mornings across from the new Willits General Store and Gas Station
The Glenwood Springs Community/Contra Dance series continues on the first Saturdays of the month. Information: Don, 945-0350.
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Roaring Fork School District Superintendent Rob Stein announced his resignation Friday, effective at the end of the school year, saying he will take “a personal sabbatical” next year.