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Starting Friday, the Glenwood Springs Community Center offers social dance classes with Lesly Adams on Friday nights through Sept. 30. Beginning foxtrot and waltz at 7 p.m.; beginning salsa at 8 p.m.; and intermediate west coast swing at 9 p.m. Registration: 384-6301Second Annual Oktoberfest outdoor celebration, German fare and drink, free concerts and kids activities, 12-7 p.m. Saturday, Snowmass Village. Information: 1-800-SNOWMASS or visit http://www.snowmassvillage.comNon-denominational Sept. 11 candlelight vigil for peace, 9 p.m. Saturday, Two Rivers Park (bring a candle and blanket). Information: 945-8783Street dance and community barbecue, 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Main and Third and Fourth streets, Carbondale. Food served about 2 p.m. Music by The Sirens at 5:30 p.m.Greg Pahl, author of Biodiesel, Growing a New Energy Economy presentation and book signing, 7 p.m. Monday, Solar Energy Institute classroom, Carbondale. Learn about this renewable, environmentally friendly, fuel alternative. No cost. Information: 963-8855Glenwoods Downtown Market continues from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, featuring garden-fresh produce, baked goods, handmade jewelry, crafts and Cafe Court with live cooking demos in Sunlight Ski and Bike Shops parking lot. Centennial Park at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. Information: 945-0321Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Dance Company auditions, junior division (ages 9-14) 5:30-6:15 p.m. and senior division (15 and up) 6:15-7 p.m. Tuesday. Year-round membership includes professional instruction, performance and choreography technique and unlimited arts classes. Senior members are paid a stipend to perform. Information: 945-2414The Dogwood Grille and Aspen Valley Hurricane Relief Fund cocktail party and silent auction to benefit the Bush/Clinton Hurricane Fund, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dogwood Grille, 305 Gold Rivers Court, Riverside Plaza, Basalt. Tickets: $50 at the door. Information: David Rittvo, 963-9418 or Susan Koch, 927-4000Theatre Aspens Its A Wonderful Life auditions, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, Red Brick Center for the Arts, Aspen. Auditions by appointment, participants should prepare a two-minute monologue. Includes roles for children and adults. Six performances will take place from Dec. 20-24 at the Wheeler Opera House. Appointments: 925-9313 ext. 3Glenwood Dance Academys Danse Arts Theatre Company auditions, 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 100 Midland Ave., Suite 230. Information: 945-2717 Glenwood Springs Art Guilds 43rd Annual Fall Art Festival, Sept. 21-25, featuring works from a variety of Roaring Fork Valley artists, Ramada Inn. Information: 945-0393Rock the Boat Theater every Friday and Sunday, Ramada Inn & Suites, Glenwood Springs. Seating at 6:30 p.m., showtime at 7 p.m. Tickets: $45 for adults, $20 for children 12 and younger. At 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, the theater company presents The Midnight Crooner to benefit Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts year-round programming. Tickets: $14 for GSCA members, $18 for nonmembers. Information and tickets: 945-2414Beyond the Bell, an after-school program at Glenwood and Sopris Elementary schools, is accepting applications for the 2005-06 school year. Applications: at the front desk of the school or Denise Wright at 618-7178

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