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Colorado Mountain College Senior Center, 1402 Blake Ave., will be sponsoring two AARP Driver Safety programs. The first class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10; the second class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 16 and 17. Both sessions will be held at the Colorado Mountain College Senior Center in Glenwood Springs. The nominal fee includes the workbook and handouts, the newly revised AARP Driver Safety course directed towards drivers age 50 and over. Call Linda at 945-9117 for information and registration. Most automobile insurance companies in Colorado offer a discount to those completing the course.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park began its fall schedule Sept. 4, with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Cave Tours will be available daily, with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m. Wild and Adventure Tours will be available on weekends by reservation only. Please call 945-4228, or (800) 530-1635, ext. 111, for reservations. The park has also changed its ticket policy based on customer feedback. Ride tickets are now redeemable through Dec. 31, regardless of when they were purchased. Annual pass holders save 30 percent on ticket purchases, and also enjoy savings at the parks restaurants and gift shop, and on Wild and Adventure Tours. For more information, visit or call 945-4228 or (800) 530-1635.

The second annual Pooch Parade benefiting Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. Register at 9 a.m. and enjoy free Starbucks coffee. The dog walk will be held along an easy route. Stop at stations along the way and fill your goodie bag with fun gifts. Gather back at the stage for a terrific raffle more than $1,500 in prizes will be given away.No dog? No problem! Everyone is welcome to come watch the pups, participate in the raffle and meet the amazing dogs who are part of Heeling Partners.Heeling Partners is a nonprofit organization consisting of dog/handler teams screened and tested for their ability to volunteer in two programs. In Angels with Paws, teams visit patients at Valley View Hospital. In the Paws to Read program, teams work with the local school system helping children improve their literacy skills.For more information call 945-5943.

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