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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

A free public physics lecture will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Wheeler Opera House. George Smoot, 2006 Nobel Prize Winner in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley, will be speaking on: CSI Aspen, Cosmic Scene Investigation.These popular talks are designed for a general audience. Physicists in the field are available for questions and discussion from 4:30-5:30 p.m. before the talks, during the Physics Cafe held in conjunction with the Aspen Science Center in the Wheeler lobby.For more information, please call 925-2585.

Applications are now available for artists and food vendors wanting to participate in the 37th Annual Mountain Fair, to be held July 25-27. The Mountain Fair is a juried art show and seeks to find original and unique art. All mediums are accepted as long as it is created by the artist. The deadline to apply for a booth is Feb. 28. Applications are available at or by calling 963-1680.Proceeds from the fair benefit the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities which provides year-round arts programming.

A campaign organizing event will be held for Glenwood area supporters of Sen. Barack Obama at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the home of Mike Sawyer, 1224 Colorado Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Topics of discussion will include local campaign organization and preparation for the Feb. 5 caucus. For questions, please call Mike at 274-0877.

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