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A community event, Introducing Glenwood Springs Percussion Theater, will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 15 in the Glenwood Springs High School gymnasium. This is the inaugural season for the percussion ensemble. They are the only percussion theater group on the Western Slope.The winter percussion activity was organized to provide a program for the many percussion students participating in band to continue to practice and improve their skills. Winter percussion is a short season spanning late winter and early spring. Students in the Glenwood Springs Percussion Theater group are also involved in the Glenwood High School and Glenwood Middle School concert bands. Director of the bands, Matt Oliveira, has a great vision for the growth of the band program in Glenwood Springs. The event will allow the community to get a firsthand look at percussion theater and hear about what is happening with the GSMS and GSHS band programs. Those attending will learn about what goes into a percussion theater production, i.e. music, technique, marching, props, costumes, and the hours and hours of rehearsal. Enthusiastic parent support has come from parents seeing the way this work has contributed to their childs musical skills and strength of character.

The Forest Conservancy hosts March Into Summer from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Carbondale Town Hall. Learn more about volunteering as a forest ambassador or volunteer wilderness ranger on the White River National Forest, and get a preview of summer programs. A presentation on wildflowers of the Roaring Fork Valley by local author Janis Huggins will be held, with a book signing of Wild At Heart. For more information or to RSVP, visit or call 963-8071.

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