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Hear ye! Queen Mary commands your attendance at the St. Mary Performance Series Sweets for the Sweete, an evening of Renaissance and Elizabethan madrigals accompanied by luscious desserts and other diverse entertainment. Queen Mary will reign over the event and has graciously permitted guests to dress in Renaissance costume if they so desire! Make this an early Valentines Day treate for your own sweete.Sweets for the Sweete will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 2 and 3, at the St. Mary Catholic Church, Seventh and Birch streets in Rifle. Call 625-2333 to reserve large parties or for more information.

Tsunami Tuesday, the Garfield County Republican Caucus, will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 5. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Precincts #1, 2, 3 ,4 Roaring Fork High School, 2270 Highway 133 in CarbondalePrecincts #5, 6, 7, 8 Shannon Stowes residence, 0192 River Ridge Drive in Glenwood SpringsPrecincts #9, 10, 11, 12 the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road in Glenwood Springs.Precincts #13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Burning Mountains Fire District, 611 Main St., SiltPrecincts #19, 20, 21, 22, 23 Garfield School District Re- 2 Administration Building, 839 Whiteriver Ave., RiflePrecincts #24, 25, 26, 27 Community Room, Battlement Mesa Activity Center, 0398 Arroyo Drive, Parachute

Colorado Trout Unlimited is accepting applications from students age 14-18 for its third annual River Conservation and Fly-Fishing Youth Camp. Applications are available online at and must be received by March 30.The camp is scheduled for June 8-13 at the Peace Ranch near Basalt and is designed to educate students on the importance of coldwater conservation and provide hands-on fly-fishing instruction.Contact Mike Nicholson at (303) 987-8425 for more information.

Alpine Christian Academy will host a taco dinner and silent auction from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in the Basalt Middle School cafeteria. A sample of auction highlights include a guided raft trip, hotel and restaurant certificates, gift baskets and more. Cost of the dinner includes tacos, rice, beans, chips, dessert and beverage.All proceeds from the benefit will fund the high school mission trip to Samachique, Mexico. Students will work under the supervision of the local Mexico Medical Mission to provide care for indigent Tarahuamaran Indians.Alpine Christian Academy is a private co-educational school for preschool through high school in Basalt. Please call 927-9106 for more information about the academy or the benefit dinner.

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