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The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork will offer a tour and observation day starting at 8:25 a.m. Thursday. Parents are welcome to join the guided tour of the campus and visit classes while in session.All parents are welcome and space is limited, call Julie at 963-1960 to register.The Waldorf School is an independent pre-kindergarten through eighth grade independent school. The schools nationally-recognized eco-campus is located one-half mile upvalley of Catherine Store on old Highway 82.

The Red Mountain Dodge Ball Classic will be held at the Glenwood Springs Community Center at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. The event benefits Sopris MOPS. Call 384-6318 for more information.Meet Democratic candidateBill Ritter, Democratic candidate for Colorado Governor, will be upstairs at the Brew Pub in Glenwood Springs from 1-2:30 p.m. today. All community members are invited and welcome to attend and meet Bill Ritter.

On Friday there will a Referendum C&D discussion at the Glenwood Chambers Business Showcase at the Glenwood Community Center. Referendum C allows the state to keep all the money it collects above TABOR limits for the next five years and spend it on education, health care or transportation projects, thereby eliminating TABOR rebates, which taxpayers receive when the state collects more than it is allowed to spend, for five years. The event is scheduled for noon.Referendum D lets the state borrow against that money to start transportation and school construction.

Bring a horse and join the first annual CMC Vet Tech Club Poker Ride at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct.15, at Lost Marbles Ranch in Old Snowmass. Take a pleasant ride through fall scenery and play poker at the same time. Five dollars per hand or $20 for five hands gets you in the game (no real knowledge of poker necessary). Proceeds go to the Vet Tech Club and animal victims of Hurricane Katrina. The event includes door prizes and a cookout for all participants.Information is available at http://www.lostmarblesranch.com, including directions to the ranch. To register, and for further information, contact Kate McBride Puckett at 927-3260, or Heather West at 963-9456.

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