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Community News & Notes

In honor of the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouting, Troop 225 would like to invite members of the community to a service honoring Scouting at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Glenwood Church of Christ, 0260 Soccer Field Road, Glenwood Springs. Rich Roper, relationship minister of Glenwood Church of Christ and chaplain of Troop 225, will speak on Scouts Changing the World.

The Roaring Fork Womens Triathlon Team is sponsoring a Womens Winter Workout Workshop, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hot Springs Lodge and Pool. Participants will swim, spin, and run/walk. Preregistration only at the Hot Springs Athletic Club Desk.Class is limited to the first 20 sign-ups. Join and get a jump start on your spring training. For more information, contact Judy Haynes at 704-1905 or Nancy Reinisch at 945-8503 or

Alcohol/Chemical Treatment Series (ACTS), a curriculum-based, self-help, recovery and educational program, is designed to help the individual or family deal with the problems associated with alcohol and chemical abuses, and can help heal the pain of dysfunctional relationships associated with alcohol and chemical abuses.For information on ACTS classes in Glenwood Springs, contact the Rev. Keith Wood at 309-0293.

For the Joy of Music, an evening of dining and entertainment, will be presented from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Basalt Middle School, featuring a catered Italian dinner, raffle and silent auction, with entertainment by the Basalt Middle/High School Band Ensembles.Advance tickets will be sold by band members and teachers, and also sold at the door.The proceeds will benefit the Basalt Middle/High School band program.To purchase tickets, please contact Valerie Wahlstrom at 384-5954, Cindy Maestas at 963-3851, Joan Knab at 384-5866 or John Bryan at 384-5879

Certified trainer John Cunningham will give a nonviolent communication presentation at 7 p.m. Monday at Yampah Mountain High School, 695 Red Mountain Drive, Glenwood Springs. The event is sponsored by the Roaring Fork Peace Coalition.

The New Castle Branch Library will be hosting an open house/going away party for Jaci Spuhler, the Garfield County library director, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17.

Register now for the 2006 Glenwood Springs MS Walk or 5K Run, which will be on Saturday, May 20, at the No Name Rest Stop. To register, go to, or call 1-800-FIGHTMS.

Doctor of Musical Arts Linda Jenks Colby will present an evening of piano music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Seventh and Birch streets in Rifle.This informal gathering is the second event in the on-going St. Mary Mid-Winter Arts Festival. It will feature selections from ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, and more familiar composers, including Bach and Debussy. The concert will take place in the upstairs sanctuary of St. Mary Church and will utilize the churchs Yamaha grand piano and a Yamaha electronic harpsichord for pre-Baroque compositions. Refreshments and conversation will follow the presentation.All proceeds from Doctor Colbys event will be used to sustain future events in the series. For information, call 984-0419.

The Yampah Mountain Players will present two one-act plays, The Readiness is All, and Eleven Variations on Friar Johns Failure, at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, at the Blue Acacia Theatre, 901 Colorado Ave., Glenwood Springs. For details, call 945-9463.

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