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Friday• Kids Only Book Sale, with The Friends of the Rifle Library and Rifle Library’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG Team), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., only kids will be allowed to purchase books during these days, all items priced reasonably, Rifle Library. Information: 625-3579• Lesly Adams teaches intermediate nightclub two-step, country-western, and west-coast swing dance classes, 7-10 p.m. Fridays through May 18, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Information: 384-6301• Glenwood Springs High School spring musical, “The Curse of the Bambino,” 7 p.m., GSHS auditorium. Tickets: $10/adults and $8/students. Reservations: 384-5583• Colorado Mountain College Theater’s “The Tempest,” a romantic and rollicking tale that wrestles with the distinctions between reality and illusion, 7:30 p.m., New Space Theatre, CMC Spring Valley campus. Tickets: $12/adults and $10/students and seniors. Information: 947-8252Saturday• Ninth Annual Fryingpan River Cleanup, volunteers of all ages welcome, free breakfast before cleaning up a mile section of the river. Dress appropriately with gloves, long pants, a hat and sunscreen. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Lions Park, downtown Basalt. Information: 927-1290 • Kids Only Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rifle Library. Information: 625-3579• “The Curse of the Bambino,” 7 p.m., GSHS auditorium. Reservations: 384-5583• “The Tempest,” 7:30 p.m., New Space Theatre, CMC. Information: 947-8252Sunday• Glenwood Springs Airport Cleanup Day, airport users bring rakes, shovels, brooms, hammers and nails, paint brushes, etc., to spruce up the FBO, taxiways and runway, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Glenwood Springs Airport, South Glenwood Springs. Information: 618-0776• “The Tempest,” 2 p.m., New Space Theatre, CMC. Information: 947-8252
Monday• Belly Dance, discover your inner beauty through dance, techniques include cabaret and tribal styles, bilingual, 6-7:30 p.m., Mondays, Carbondale Middle School, 455 S. Third St., Carbondale. Information: 945-4468 • Argentine tango, dance classes each Monday evening, 7-10 p.m., Masonic Temple, Glenwood Springs. Also, a tango dance the second Sunday of each month starting at 8:30 p.m. Information: 945-5908 • 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, 379-4566Thursday• Glenwood Springs Writers Workshop, meets second and fourth Thursday each month, 7 p.m., Glenwood Mennonite Church basement, Glenwood Springs. Information: 947-1236• Elks Lodge Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-2286
May 3-5• “The Tempest” continues
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