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Jacob and Lesa Russo will be entertaining from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at the Summit Canyon Coffee Shop, providing a diverse selection of music.

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is hosting an all-level, all-ages tap dance class taught by master instructor Tony Coppola at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Coppolas choreography has been featured in commercials for McDonalds, Aramis Cologne, and Autolite Autoparts. His solo work has been featured on several television programs and in various live Las Vegas shows. This is an opportunity to take a master tap class from a highly acclaimed dance icon. Call 945-2414 to reserve your spot.

Pitkin County Community Development has received an application to obtain development rights for, and to build an additional 2,500 square feet of residential space at the Hanging Valley Ranch, located at 8888 Highway 133, at the base of Mount Sopris. The application can be viewed and commented on by contacting Suzanne Wolff before Friday, March 7, at 920-5526. The application will be reviewed by the Pitkin County Hearing Officer March 18.A joint effort composed of Pitkin County Community Development, Redstone residents, the Redstone Community Association, and Newland Project Resources has crafted a draft proposal addressing CDOT Signage along Hwy133, Placement of an Entrance to Redstone sign, Access improvements to Elk Park, and access improvements to the south Redstone entrance and the Coke Ovens area. Catherine Berg, Pitkin County planning engineer is accepting comments at 920-5526, and this item will be discussed at the Crystal River Caucus March 19 membership meeting. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Church at Redstone.

Jay McGlade of Edward Jones Investments will host two programs on current market volatility and Managing Retirement Income, Retiring Old Ideas About Retirement. The lunch program will be held Feb. 19 and the dinner program will be held Feb. 21. Call Jay at 928-7145 for info and to make reservations.

The Western Colorado Contractors Association will feature a booth in the 2008 Mesa County Safety Fair Feb. 20-21 at Mesa Mall. School teachers from around the Grand Valley will bring their students to learn about safety in a fun environment. Western Colorado Contractors Associations interactive booth will include a mini excavator, flashing lights, cones and construction signs. The kids will get a chance to sit in an excavator and play with the controls.WCCA members will be volunteering to demonstrate to the kids that construction sites are not a place for them to play. Call Linda Smith at 245-1384 for more information about the Western Colorado Contractors Association.

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