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Today Family Skate Night, free ice skating, hot dogs, hot chocolate and family fun, 6-7:45 p.m., Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink. Glenwood Springs Police Department is picking up the tab for skate rentals for anyone younger than 14. Skates are limited, so bring your own if you have them. Information: 384-6301Saturday Free Nia class with Julie Hart, 9:30-10:30 a.m., River Valley Ranch House, Carbondale. Information: (303) 333-3311 Ballet Folklorico fundraising dinner-show-festival, dinner 4:30-6 p.m.; show-festival 6 p.m.; dinner 6-7:30 p.m.; show-festival 7:30 p.m.; Basalt Middle School. Cost: $10/adults; $5/children. Tickets: 384-5909Sunday Mount Sopris Bridge Club, Patti Payne, director, 12:45-5 p.m., Glenwood Springs Community Center. Information: 984-2930
Monday African dance class taught by Leeza Monge to live drumming at the Carbondale Community School, Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Cost: $12/class, drop-in. All levels of dancers, men women and children. Information: Leeza, 379-4566 Quilters of the Rockies monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Glenwood Sewing Center, Glenwood Springs. Information: 928-8509 The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society meeting with video, “Secrets of Lost Empires – Stonehenge,” 7 p.m., guests welcome, First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: 524-7981 The Garfield County Democratic Party’s Third Annual Martin Luther King Banquet with special guest speaker Imam Ibrahim Kazerooni, 6-10 p.m. (6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner), Ramada Inn, Glenwood Springs. Cost: $37/person. Information: 285-9826, 945-1025
Tuesday The French Circle, for lovers of the French language, noon, Colorado Mountain College Blake Center, Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-7229 “Tin Can History” lecture with author Douglas Rhoades (who has been on Antiques Roadshow twice), a bit of archeology, a little treasure hunt, some art, and railroad and mining history, 7 p.m., Basalt Regional Library. Information: 927-4311Wednesday Art classes, Kahhak Fine Arts & School offers art classes every Wednesday. Emphasizes individual creativity without neglecting technical proficiency. Information: 704-0622Thursday “Labels, Leadville and Lore,” The Friends of the Glenwood Springs Library and the Frontier Historical Society’s Winter Lecture Series with Douglas Rhoades. History of tin can label artwork with examples of the antiques found in the Leadville area, 7-8:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 Ninth St. Free. Information: 945-5958 or 945-4448 Elks Lodge Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 51939 Highway 6, Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-2286 Nine-ball tournament, pool tournament, 8 p.m., Full Moon Saloon, Carbondale. Information: 963-1299
Jan. 19 Harpist Elise Helmke, St. Mary Performance Series, RifleJan. 20-21 Ice fishing tournament, Rifle Gap State Park
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Policy that dictates what for-profit activities should be officially sanctioned within Glenwood Springs parks is being reviewed by city staff and will likely come before the city council for final approval later this summer.