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The Mother of All Drum Circles kicks off Carbondales 34th Annual Mountain Fair at 4:45 p.m. Friday in Sopris Park. The event consists of hundreds of people beating on drums, rattles, woodblocks, bells and other percussion instruments in one synchronized pulse.

Majid Kahhak of Kahhak Fine Arts & School will be painting the band Aphrodesia, live, from 5:15-6:30 p.m. Sunday as part of Mountain Fair in Sopris Park in Carbondale.

Western Colorado Chapter of the Independent Electrical Contractors will be starting electrical apprenticeship classes, a four-year program useful in attaining an electrical journeyman license.The registration deadline is Aug. 3, and classes begin Aug. 16. For information and registration forms, call Neva at 876-5320.

Richard and Susan Goodwin have matched community contributions of $20,000 for the continued tsunami efforts in Southeast Asia. Originally acting anonymously, the Goodwins have made themselves visible to match any further donations up to another $10,000.Donations may be brought to any Alpine Bank for matching funds from the Goodwins. All contributions will be forwarded to UNICEF.

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