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Community News & Notes

A volunteer work day for Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today. The work project will be to move donated furniture and appliances from storage in Basalt to the new ReStore Building Supply Store in Carbondale. Habitat is looking for volunteer drivers to pick up donations and in-store volunteers for its ReStore. Anyone interested in helping can contact Gina Mead at 945-7733 or e-mail

The next Mid-Valley Workshop, The Most Bang for Your Holiday Marketing Buck, will be held from 9-11 a.m. today at the CMC Lappala Center in Carbondale. The workshop will feature a panel discussion including the Aspen Daily News, Aspen Times, KSNO, KSPN, KDNK, GrassRoots-TV, Aspen Sojourner, and Comcast about how to get the greatest return on the advertising dollars spent during the busy holiday season. Call the Chamber at 963-1890 to reserve your seat or register online at Space is limited.

Town Center Booksellers welcomes humorist Sarah Walker to explore the emotional terrain traversed in her new book, Really, Youve Done Enough: A Parents Guide to Stop Parenting Their Adult Child Who Still Needs Their Money But Not Their Advice, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the bookstore located at 211 Midland Ave. in Basalt. For more information, call 927-2665.

The Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library is hosting its fall used book sale until Oct. 13 in the basement of the library, located at 413 Ninth St.Library volunteers estimate there are well over 15,000 used hardback and paperback books for sale. Book donations are gratefully accepted year-round, during the librarys regular hours of operation. Please call 945-5958 for more information.

Community Health Initiatives Inc., a nonprofit based in Carbondale, will have a grand opening and open house from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, for the launch of Pathways Adolescent Recovery Program in Glenwood Springs. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony and a native blessing by a local shaman will take place at 1 p.m. Pathways is located at 2001 Blake Ave., Suite 1A. Pathways staff includes Art Kleinschmidt, the adolescent counselor, who has a masters degree in addiction studies and has worked at the renowned Hazelden in Minnesota; Suzanne Uhrich, business manager; Karyn Simmons, development director; and Shelley Evans.

The eighth annual Culinary Arts, Wine and Brewfest will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Hotel Colorado. Call the Center for the Arts at 945-2414 for tickets.

Grizzly Creek Productions Inc. will present Crazy for You, showing at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 11 and 12; and at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the new Roaring Fork High School Theatre in Carbondale. This show includes singing, tap-dancing, comedy, romance, show girls, singing cowboys, and classic Gershwin music in a high-energy story about being true to your dreams. Tickets will be available at the door 30 minutes before performance.

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