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Aspen Filmfest and PlumTV’s free community screening of the Local Filmmakers Showcase, 5 p.m. Saturday, Wheeler Opera House. Information: 925-6882, aspenfilm.orgCommunity Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Lodge, corner of Ninth and Colorado, Glenwood Springs. No experience necessary/partners are not required. Dances taught by a caller and danced to live music. Information: 945-0350Redstone Community Association Winter Series program, “The Flat Tops – White River Forest,” 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Redstone Inn. Kasey Cox, lead wilderness ranger at the Blanco Ranger District, will discuss the history of Trappers Lake, wilderness preservation, information on the Utes, recreational opportunities unique to the Flat Tops, and the life and times of a wilderness ranger. Information: 963-3313 (leave message if no answer)Rifle High School rock ‘n’ roll-themed variety show to raise money for the RHS choir program, 7 p.m. Monday, RHS auditorium. Tickets: $5/adults, $3/students”The Future of Digital Media,” free lecture on graphics and gaming by John Jamison of Colorado Mountain College’s Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, 7 p.m. Thursday, Basalt Regional Library, 99 Midland Ave., Basalt. Information: 927-4311The 15th annual Aspen Shortsfest, short films for audiences of all ages, April 59, Aspen and Carbondale. Tickets: Wheeler Box Office, 920-5770, wheeleroperahouse.com; Sounds Easy in Carbondale, 963-1303. Information: 925-6882, aspenfilm.orgHebrew folk dancing, 9:30-10 a.m. Saturdays, 10th and Blake, Glenwood Springs. Everyone welcome, experienced dancers and beginners. Information: 384-0128Argentine tango lessons, 7 p.m. Mondays, Masonic Temple building, 901 Colorado Ave. Basic fundamentals, intermediate, practica. No registration required. Information: 945-1494Mindfulness meditation (vipassana), 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Roaring Fork Valley Buddhist Community Center, Carbondale. Information: (970) 209-6780, peterbw@tds.net (e-mail)Glenwood Dance Academy’s Danse Arts Theatre Company, raffle for “The Last Push,” a hand-embellished, limited-edition canvas by Australian artist Robert Hagan. Cost: $10/button, $50/six buttons, $100/12 buttons. Winner announced at Danse Arts’ “The Lion King” performance in June. Information: 945-2717, dance@etech-connect.com (e-mail)Volunteers needed for set-up, decoration, games, auction, bar-backing, food service and post-event clean-up for Carbondale Clay Center’s Cajun Clay Night. Volunteers working a minimum of five hours receive free admission to the event on Saturday, May 20. Information: 963-2529

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