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Special to the Post IndependentThe Kiwanis Club joined with nonprofit youth groups for the third annual Kiwanis Ball Race Sunday, June 19. Area youth programs will receive 100 percent of the net proceeds and prizes will be paid out of the gross. Ten nonprofit groups received 40

Everyone is welcome to a potluck bon voyage party for Dr. Abba Krieger, who is leaving to the island of Hao in French Polynesia. The party is at 1 p.m. Saturday, in Silt Park at Fifth and Grand.

The public is invited to Redstone’s community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

The Wilderness Workshop is presenting a “semi-potluck” members-and-friends-appreciation picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at Difficult Campground, located off Highway 82, about 3.5 miles east of Aspen. Information: 963-3977.

The 22nd annual Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Summer Training Camp is Friday through Sunday in Redstone. Six master-level instructors train outdoors and teach archery, knife defense, energy projection and awareness clinics. Call 925-8099 or 927-3468 for more information.

The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition is sponsoring a presentation by Iraq war veteran Mark Wilkerson. The evening includes a screening of “The Cost of War,” a new documentary that profiles Wilkerson. The documentary gives voice to the experiences and observations of soldiers, veterans and families involved in the war in Iraq. The presentation is at 7 p.m. Friday at Yampah Mountain High School, 695 Red Mountain Drive, Glenwood Springs.

The Roaring Fork Rams Football Camp Fund-raiser is from 9 a.m. until “cars stop coming” on Saturday. The car wash will be at the parking lot in front of Dos Gringos in the Fontana Plaza in Carbondale. Info: 963-3468.

Thunder River Theater Company is offering a creative drama camp for younger children and improvisation workshops for teenagers from July 5-21 at the Carbondale Community School. Info: Nancy Ball at 963-1168.

Restaurant Six89 will be hosting a wine and food event at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, featuring five wines from Sonoma County’s Tandem Winery. Reservations: 963-6890.

A special program for children of all abilities and special needs starts Thursday, June 30. This two-hour mini-camp program for kids age 3-6 will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. Thursdays in Carbondale. Parents do not have to stay. To enroll, call 963-4677or 948-1002.

Young people between the ages of 16 and 21 are eligible for the Governor’s Summer Job Hunt program conducted by the Glenwood Springs Workforce Center. Register at the Workforce Center in the Glenwood Springs Mall, online at http://www.yourworkforcecenter.com, or over the phone at 945-8638.

Organizers are planning a 30th reunion for Glenwood Springs High School Class of 1975 for Aug. 5-7. Anyone who attended GSHS between the years of 1972-75 is invited to attend the Meet and Greet at 5 p.m. at Rivers. Other events also planned. Contact Diane (Burrows) Simmons at Crzy4golf@aol.com.

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