Weekend Happenings

Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Real Estate Out West will be hosting a free workshop in conjunction with Stewart Title on the short sale and foreclosure process, Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 625-4700 for details or stop by 100 E. 11th St. in Rifle, the little yellow office building across from the fairgrounds. Are you questioning the process? Is a short sale the right option for you? Our knowledgeable brokers and affiliates will be happy to answer you questions.

V-Day Roaring Fork 2010 and the Advocate Safehouse Project are kicking off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with the benefit screening of the documentary film “Until the Violence Stops” featuring playwright Eve Ensler, the author of the Vagina Monologues. The event will take place Saturday, April 3, at 8 p.m. at Dos Gringos Burritos and Cafe Ole in Carbondale. All are welcome.

Bookcliff, South Side and Mount Sopris Conservation District have recently purchased a Great Plains 6′ No-Till Compact Drill. Mike Mello will host a demonstration at 0896 CR 266 in Silt on Friday, April 9, at 9 a.m. The date was changed from Monday due to the recent precipitation in the area. Travis Porter will be on hand to help explain how the drill works and answer any questions. We would like to encourage you to come and see how the no-till drill can work for you.Please call 945-5494, ext. 105, if you are interested in attending.

Mountain Family Health Centers will be conducting free health screenings throughout the region in April. They are open to the public and anyone may attend. Checking risk factors regularly can help prevent serious health conditions from developing. Free screenings include cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, body mass index, and a heart disease risk assessment. Fasting is Ideal, but not required, and no appointment is necessary. There are usually no symptoms associated with elevated cholesterol, blood pressure or the first stages of diabetes, so it is wise to be checked.Area businesses may also arrange for free screenings at your workplace for employees or customers. Contact Sharla Gallegos at 618-3159 or for more information.Screenings will be offered at the following locations and times:AspenMonday, April 5: Aspen Community Health Services, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 0405 Castle Creek Road, Suite 6 (across the street from Aspen Valley Hospital)Glenwood Springs Saturday, April 10: Glenwood Springs Mall, 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; 51027 US Highway 24Rifle Monday, April 12: Rifle Public Health Department (WIC), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 195 W. 14th St. Monday, April 26: Rifle Public Health Department (WIC), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 195 W. 14th St.

Be the Biggest Loser of 2010. Cash prizes, eight-week nutritional course, personal coaching. Starts Tuesday, April 6, evening classes. Call Becki at (970) 462-3825 for details and registration.

Rocky Mountain Student Filmfest is pleased to announce the 11th annual call for entries. Submit your films by April 6. For entry forms and more information, visit or call (970) 384-5963.

Practical life Application of A Course in Miracles will begin April 6 and run eight Tuesdays from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Circle of Health in Glenwood Springs.Questions such as how do I effectively apply these principles into my daily life. Coming into our bodies, the present moment and grounding will be practiced as well as meditation & journal writing.This class is tailored for the anyone who wishes to raise their personal peace quotient. Offered free of charge.

The 2010 golf season for the Wednesday morning Rifle Creek Ladies will begin on April 7 with a breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. and golf to follow at 10. All ladies are invited to attend.

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