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Glenwood Springs High School will host its annual Back to School Night starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12. Parents should report to the auditorium to start the evening.

The fourth Festival Las Amricas festival returns from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Sopris Park in Carbondale. The festival is organized by Club Rotario Roaring Fork, and serves as a fundraiser for educational projects throughout the area. Volunteers are also needed for a variety of tasks during the day. For more information, call Julian from Club Rotario Roaring Fork at 309-5169, or visit

The Salvation Army is offering a free budgeting workshop from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center for anyone who needs help establishing a monthly budget and sticking to it. This fun, informative, hands-on workshop will help participants with their budgeting needs, no matter what their income levels. Free child care and snacks will be provided. Please call 945-6976 to reserve childcare.

An informational session will be held from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Yampah Mountain High School, 695 Red Mountain Drive, Glenwood Springs, for families or community members interested in learning more about the school. Yampah Mountain High School is a unique public school that houses an alternative high school, a teen parent program, and a short-term adolescent day treatment program. For more information contact Dr. Liz Meador, 945-9463, ext. 101.

LaQuinta Inns and Suites, along with Thrifty Car Rental of Rifle, are pleased to invite everyone to their grand opening from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 600 Wapiti Court in Rifle. Take a tour of Rifles newest hotel property. Hors doeuvres and refreshments provided.

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