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Take a stroll through Basalt’s lovely gardens with Town Horticulturist Lisa DiNardo.

Learn about garden design and composition, water-wise landscapes, sustainable irrigation practices, noxious weeds and more.

River Days Garden Walkabouts will be held at 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, Aug. 16.

Please meet at the Chamber of Commerce Red Caboose in Lion’s Park.

Celebrate the beginning of fall with a progressive introduction to Anusara Yoga Wednesdays, Sept. 3-Oct. 22. This class is designed for those who are new to yoga as well as a great way for those with previous yoga experience to step into the fundamental principles of posture, breath and awareness. Early Bird discount with preregistration is Aug. 25-27.

Sujata Stephens RYTE500, comes to the Glenwood Dance Academy and Pilates studio with 34 years of teaching experience.

For more information, call 945-2717 or e-mail

“Risking Fiction,” Sandra Dorr’s fall workshop in learning to write sensually, honestly and with authority, will meet in two classes, Tuesday an Thursday evenings, downtown Grand Junction, starting Aug. 28 or Sept. 2.

Call 257-1498 or see for more information.

Find out where your water comes from and where it goes during a tour of Basalt’s water facilities from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Please dress appropriately; tour will happen rain or shine. This tour is free and open to the public, however, space is limited and registration is required. Register online at

Sponsored by Basalt Water Department and Roaring Fork Conservancy.

The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will have its annual potluck picnic at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the south pavilion in Veltus Park in Glenwood Springs. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and bottled water will be provided, and members may bring side dishes and desserts.

Those with an atlatl will test their throwing arms. Anyone interested in archaeology is welcome to attend.

For information, call Cynthia at 524-7981.

Aspen Community Theatre is offering a free acting workshop hosted by Marisa Post, the director and choreographer for Aspen Community Theatre’s fall musical, “Chicago.”

The workshop will focus elements that make a scene work ” character, relationship, text, subtext, humor and emotion, and how the actor can make sense of them during the short, pressure-packed audition process. Students should be prepared to read in front of the group from the provided text.

Enrollment is limited. Call Carol Bayley at 920-3937.

An End-of-Summer Flea Market, fun-in-the-sun event, will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Apple Tree Village Green. It’s a giant yard sale and all kinds of water fun for the young and young at heart. Water fun starts at noon.

Rent a table or rent a space ” sell your stuff, or just come buy some new stuff.

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