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The Day in the Life publication, which was scheduled to be distributed Sept. 28, will now be published and inserted in the Post Independent on Thursday, Oct. 12.The section is full of photographs taken on Sept. 9, capturing the day in the life of Garfield County.

An affordable housing workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.Topics to be covered will be what’s working to create affordable housing around Colorado; creating regional partnerships; how to make public-private partnerships work; nonprofit and public developers: what are the elements of success?; financing affordable housing: tools and resources; and a regional affordable housing strategy for the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys.The workshop is free with an RSVP. Please RSVP by Oct. 5 to hmclaird@hmcnews.org or call 963-5502. Lunch is provided.

The Parachute/Battlement Mesa Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an Oktoberfest celebration at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Cottonwood Park in Parachute. Food, fun, dancing and fireworks are on the agenda. Please bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating. For more information, call Denise at 285-7154.



The Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club will hold its annual Sport Swap from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Bank of Colorado parking lot in El Jebel (across from the City Market). Dont miss this opportunity to buy and sell alpine, snowboard, telemark and nordic equipment, clothing, bikes, camping gear and much more. Admission is free. Sign up now to reserve a space to sell your new and used equipment. All proceeds benefit the Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Call 925-2720, ext. 435, to reserve your space.

Parenting Through Divorce is a four-hour class designed to equip parents with the skills to raise well-adjusted children, despite the challenges encountered through the process of divorce. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 7 in Carbondale. Preregistration is suggested. Call Tammy Perry at 963-1010.


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