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Beyond God, an interactive story about ourselves as human angels told by Gerry Michel at 7 p.m. July 20, at Pyramid Peaks Center, 65 N. Fourth St., Suite 3, Carbondale. Call 928-7733 for more information.

The PBS documentary, Glenwood Springs, airs at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12 on Rocky Mountain PBS. The documentary will highlight history, tourism and the importance of water in the area. For more information, visit

Downtown Glenwoods fourth annual Classic Car Show will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 21, on Ninth Street between Grand and Cooper avenues. Approximately 100 classic cars, trucks and trailers are expected to take part in this years event. The show starts with a cruise night at 6 p.m. Friday, July 20, from the CharcoalBurger Drive-In located in West Glenwood Springs. Everyone is asked to come down and vote for their favorite classic automobile. Enjoy American Graffiti free at 4:30 p.m. July 21, at the Springs Theatre. To enter a car or for more information, call Dennis Bader at 945-5971. Volunteers are still needed to help with this very popular downtown event. Special thanks to the Flower Mart, CharcoalBurger, the Springs Theatre, city of Glenwood Springs, the DBA, Gran Farnum Printing and Alpine Bank.

A free public physics lecture will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, in Paepcke Auditorium, behind the Music Tent in Aspen. Robert Dijkgraaf, Professor Mathematics at the University of Amsterdam, will share insights on the question, Can the Universe be Captured in an Equation?Professor Dijkgraaf works in string theory, quantum gravity, and the interface of mathematics and particle physics. He is active in creating more public awareness of mathematics and science and in bridging the gap between hard sciences and the arts and humanities. He offers his insights as a public speaker, a columnist for the leading Dutch newspaper, The NRC Handelsblad, and he has dedicated a portion of his Spinoza Prize to developing Web sites and other learning tools to spark enthusiasm for Physics in children from primary and secondary schools.For more information, please call 925-2585.

The theme of this years Silt Heyday, to be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at Veterans Memorial Park, is Silt Outdoors. Music and entertainment will be offered all day, including bands Heart of the Rockies, Acoustic Mayhem and Rocking Horse.Booth space is still available and more food booths are needed. Booth forms and parade entry may be picked up at Silt Town Hall or call 876-5801.

KSPN, The town of Snowmass, RFTA and participating Snowmass Village Merchants encourage the public to Ride RFTA to the Thursday night free concerts this summer. Once on the RFTA bus, riders can pick up an entry form located behind the drivers seat. Then riders can drop off the completed entry form at one of the participating merchants in Snowmass Village. Each week KSPN will draw one winner from the entry forms for a meet and greet with the featured band at the Snowmass Village Thursday night concert. Plus the winner will be automatically registered for the grand prize drawing to be held Aug. 24. The grand prize includes a pair of weekend Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival tickets, a shopping spree in Snowmass Village and bus passes from RFTA.

A life-transforming workshop will be presented by Suzanne Mark, licensed Sedona Method instructor, Aug. 10-12 at the Hotel Colorado. Free yourself from anything that limits you. It is a powerful letting go technique that allows you to feel confident and in control in any situation. By using this method, you will enjoy a more productive, satisfying joyful life. Call (970) 274-1680 to register.

The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 16, at the First Presbyterian Church in Glenwood Springs. The program will be Pompeii Buried Alive. The public is invited to attend. For information, call Cynthia at 524-7981.

An open house will be held for retiring dentist Dr. Charles Townsend from 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 13, at the Rifle Fire Department.Friends and patients are invited to attend and say congratulations, and to meet Dr. Chad Burgess.

The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork will host a puppet play, a snack and playtime for children under 5 years old from 9:30-10:30 a.m. today, July 12. The play will be presented by kindergarten teacher Brian Sweeterman.The play is free and open to the public. Additional parent and child play dates will be scheduled in August. For more information, contact Julie at 963-1960.The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork is an independent prekindergarten-through-eighth-grade school, and its eco-campus is located upvalley of the Catherine Store on old Highway 82.

20/20 EyeCares Style Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at 20/20 EyeCare in the Roaring Fork Marketplace in Glenwood Springs. The show will be presented by four stylists and 20/20 EyeCare opticians who will feature the best of both prescription glasses and designer sunglasses from Fendi, Coach, Calvin Klein, Ck, Flexton, Silhouette, Adidas, the new line from Sean John and 20/20s exclusive line Daniel Swarovski. Participants are invited to meet with stylists individually and discuss what look is best for them. For more information about the eyeglass boutique or to schedule an appointment, call 945-2020.

A free silk batik workshop led by artist Jill Scher will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork. This is a workshop to prepare silk butterflies, which will be characters in the Puppet Re-Evolution/Mountain Fair 2007.Children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult helper. For more information or directions, please contact Terril Scott at 963-6737.

Sponsored by the Roaring Fork Peace Coalition, local minister Marie Gasau will bring her knowledge of the End Times movement to Glenwood Springs in a program entitled, Visions of Apocalypse and the Theocratic State. The event is open to the public, is free of charge and will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, July 16, in the U. S. Bank Community Room, 1901 Grand Avenue. A discussion period will follow and refreshments will be served. Info: 984-3161.

The Mount Sopris Montessori School is celebrating 25 years of early childhood education and kicking off a capital campaign to raise funds for two new classrooms at the school. The event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the River Valley Ranch sales barn. It is an adult-only celebration with drinks and appetizers provided. RSVP to 963-3506.

A summer cookout with grilled chicken, hamburgers, brats, ice-cold beer, chilled wine, and more from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at 1121 Village Road in Carbondale, across from Alpine Bank and Heritage Park, look for the balloons.Hosted by: daVincis Glass and Stoneworks, Red Rock Detailing, Handcrafterd Carpets, Blue Tent Marketing, and Big Mamas Home Cookin.RSVP to the Chamber at 963-1890 or

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