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All Valley Music Together will offer a new class for parents with infants and newborns to 10 months in New Castle during the upcoming winter term. The classes are designed for parents who want to support musical growth for their baby. Research has demonstrated that babies benefit greatly from early exposure to music. The new baby class will meet in the New Castle Community Center on Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 17. Prior registration with All Valley Music Together is required.Music Together develops every childs opportunity for basic music competence by encouraging exposure to rich musical experiences throughout early childhood. All Valley Music Together is currently enrolling for winter term classes from Jan. 15 to March 23. Morning classes are offered in Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Carbondale, Basalt and Aspen. An evening class is available in New Castle on Mondays. For more information, call All Valley Music Together at 963-1482 or visit AllValleyMusic. com.

New Castle citizens may bring Christmas trees to be recycled to the maintenance shop between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please do not drop off after hours in front of the gate. The maintenance shop is located off Kamm Avenue across the railroad tracks near the New Castle Garage. All decorations must be off the trees.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will extend its hours for the holidays. The park, including tramway, cave tours, restaurant, and thrill rides, will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Sunday, Jan. 7.

Literacy Outreach is looking for volunteers to tutor people who are eager to improve their reading, writing and math or English speaking skills. Volunteers need at least two hours of time a week to work one-on-one with an adult, the ability to read and speak English, and a desire to help someone who wants to learn.Volunteer information sessions will be held in Glenwood Springs on Jan. 8, in Carbondale on Jan. 11, and Rifle on Jan. 16. All sessions will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the local library. These informal and brief presentations will provide details about Literacy Outreachs volunteer tutoring program. Please call Literacy Outreach at 945-5282 for more information.


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