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Community News & Notes

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the CMC Theatre production of the play Copenhagen will be unable to open today, Oct. 20. The new dates are: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-29, at 7:30 p.m., with an extra matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29.

The Grand Valley High School Key Club is pairing with Grand Valley pottery students to host a benefit chili dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. today in the Grand Valley High School cafetorium. Pottery students have created one-of-a-kind ceramic soup bowls for the event. Guests will be served chili in various bowls and will be invited to keep the bowl as a reminder of world hunger. Guests will have the option of purchasing just the chili meal. All proceeds to benefit the Kiwanis food drive.For more information and tickets, contact any Grand Valley High School Key Club member or call the school at 285-5705. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

A debate on the current threats to American Democracy, Media Bias: Destroying Democracy? will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the CRMS Barn in Carbondale. Participate in a free evening of opposing ideas presented by journalists.The debate will be broadcast live on KDNK.

First United Methodist Church invites children to a Heroes Unmasked Halloween Party, and all-fun Bible adventure, from 3:30-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. Children and their families will encounter costumed Bible hero actors, play more than a dozen carnival games, decorate cookies to take home, and collect Bible Hero Cards to trade and treasure. Kids can also participate in a haunted house.A costume parade will start at 3:30 p.m. down Cooper Avenue, followed by the carnival games and haunted house at 4 p.m. The church is located at 824 Cooper Ave, Glenwood Springs. A concession stand will be open from 4-7 p.m. Please call to let organizers know youre coming. For information and to RSVP, call 945-6232.

RSVP is seeking volunteers to help with the Kids Voting process on Election Day. Please call 947-8462.

If you are a soccer player, track runner, all-round fall athletic student, you can still register for a physical activity at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts after the season closes. Classes are ongoing and year-round. Join an art, pottery or dance class and keep a great workout going all winter. Call 945-2414 to register for more winter activities.

LIFT-UP registration will begin on Oct. 23, and go through Nov. 15.There will be no registration after Thanksgiving.If you need assistance with food for Thanksgiving or Christmas, please call the local LIFT-UP office for information on locations and times for registration. Parachute: 285-7903; Rifle: 625-4888; Silt: 625:-4888; New Castle: 984-2115; Glenwood Springs: 945-2005; Carbondale: 963-1778.Please note each family must register for their family only.

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