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Community News & Notes

Colorado Rocky Mountain School senior Sebastian Ramirez in collaboration with the Norm Clasen Fine Art Gallery in Basalt is recruiting young photographers from Glenwood, Carbondale, Basalt and Aspen high schools for the upcoming Roaring Fork Valley Youth Photography Exhibition, which opens Friday, Oct. 27. Deadline for submissions is Sunday, Oct. 15. All submissions must be at least 8 x 10 inches. They should be framed, or at least matted, no later than Oct. 25. Submissions may be mailed or dropped off at 0505 Lions Ridge Road, Carbondale, CO 81623 or to the Colorado Rocky Mountain School at 1493 County Road 106, Carbondale, CO 81623. Applicants should include their name, address, age, and high school with all submissions. For information regarding submissions, please send e-mails to

Thunder River Theatre Company presents the comedy, The Complete History of America, abridged, written by members of the Reduced Shakespeare Company. The play shows weekends at 7:30 p.m. through Oct. 21, with one 2 p.m. matinee Oct. 15. For tickets contact TRTC at 963-8200 or

Members of Glenwoods Community Concert Association are reminded that the season opening event 7:30 p.m. Tuesday will be at the Mountain View Church instead of the customary venue at the high school. Violinist Angele Dubeau and her string ensemble, La Pieta, will perform a range of works related to the concert theme, Passion.Mtn. View Church is located next to Buffalo Valley Restaurant. For membership information, call Judy at 945-5384 or Sue, 945-8722.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is proud to host the 21st Annual Issues and Answers Night, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Glenwood Springs City Hall, 101 West Eighth St. in Glenwood Springs. Citizens will be able to call in their questions to the candidates, questions will be taken from the audience, and a media panel will question the candidates.

KDNK will hold its annual record and CD sale at Potato Days at 9:30 a.m. today in Sopris Park. Rare recorded gems, vinyl, CDs from all genres, and electronic equipment will be sold at very reasonable prices. Sopris Park is located at Seventh and Main streets in Carbondale. Call KDNK to donate music at 963-0139. KDNK is listener-supported community radio for the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. Find KDNK at 88.1, 88.3 or 88.5 or at

KidzPlex-Glenwood is hosting its annual Fall Preschool open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at 100 Midland Ave., Suite 280, West Glenwood. For more information, please call 945-0606.

The public is invited to Colorado Mountain Colleges Community Visit Day at the Spring Valley Center Monday, Oct. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Participants tour the campus and learn about the associate degrees they can earn through CMC. Information is also provided about financial aid, residential life and admissions. Because breakfast and lunch are provided, please call ahead to let staff know you plan to attend.For more information or to RSVP, please call admissions assistant Cris Hauskins at 947-8276.

There will be a toy run on Saturday, Oct. 14, leaving the Aspen Valley Harley Davidson dealer on Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs at noon sharp. The event is open to all motorcyclists. Toys will be delivered to LIFT-UP providing a kick start to their annual holiday giving program, which provides gifts to under-privileged children throughout the area. Participants should bring a new, unwrapped gift for children of any age. For more information, contact Joe at 309-0910.

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