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Community News & Notes

Dandelion Day, Carbondales Earth Day, is right around the corner. Submit your entry for D-Day shirts and posters. Drop designs at Carbondale Town Hall before 5 p.m. Friday, April 4. For more information, call 927-9903.Dandelion Day is on Saturday, May 10. This family event includes educational displays from local nonprofits and environmentally conscious businesses and food vendors. For more information, call 704-4115.

Progressive music at the Eagles Club, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs, with the return of Capillary Action from Philadelphia with special guests In Shining Armour and Honor The Fallen. Doors for the all-ages show open at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25. Cover charge is $5 at the door.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is now open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Take a scenic ride on the Iron Mountain Tramway, enjoy a guided Cave Tour, race down the mountain on the Canyon Flyer Colorados only alpine coaster, climb Docs Rock, and have lunch or drinks at the Lookout Grille. More attractions will open as the weather warms up. Call 945-4228, ext. 111, or visit for more information and to find out whats open before you visit. Summer hours will begin May 23.

Rotary District 5470 and Glenwood Springs three Rotary clubs are seeking young professional applicants to visit Ireland and Northern Ireland from Aug. 28 through Oct. 5, 2008. The trip is sponsored by local Rotary District 5470 and the Group Study Exchange program of the Rotary International Foundation. Team member expenses are covered by Rotary International.The deadline for completed applications is May 20. Applicants must be between the ages of 25 and 40 at the time of departure and cannot be members of Rotary. For more information, visit the Rotary International website at educational/gse.

Springs Break Hip Hop Party with The Grimm Image Tour featuring K the I???, Verble, Nabahe and Demune with special guest Prophecy the Iron Monk with the LTD group at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20. This is an all-ages show. Cover charge is $6 at the door. The Eagles Club, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs.

The Forest Conservancy, a nonprofit partner of the White River National forest, presents, Fire on our Forest: A Fire Panel Discussion, from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Carbondale Town Hall, Conference Room 2, 511 Colorado Ave. in downtown Carbondale.For more information, call 963-8071.

The war in Iraq will enter its sixth year Wednesday, March 19. The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition invites the community to join them for a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. at Centennial Park, Ninth and Grand Avenue. All victims of the war will be honored, with special attention to the 54 soldiers from Colorado who have lost their lives in this conflict. Bring warm clothes, a peaceful heart, a prayer for peace from your favorite tradition, and a friend.Call 984-3161 for more information.

Are you interested in a community garden? Rock Bottom Ranchs community garden is looking for additional members to participate. Garden participants will have new opportunities to come and meet others in the community and learn new gardening skills during our new Come Garden With Us workshops. These garden workshops will focus on a variety of topics, including garden design, seed saving, harvesting the fruits of your labor, and getting your plants growing. Interested participants may attend the introduction meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 18.For more information, call 927-6760 or e-mail Garden With Us Workshops will be held from 1-4 p.m. April 26, June 28 and Aug. 9.

The Holistic Harmony music program from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Valley View Hospital upper lobby will feature Anne Hunter on piano and guitar. The public is welcome and lunch will be available.

Jerry Pradier from Progressive Business Development Network will be the speaker for the Business Womens Network, from 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, at U.S. Bank, 1901 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. His topic will be Packaging Your Business To Grow Profits.

Who killed the electric car?, a free film, will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Yampah Mountain High School, 701 Midland Ave. in Glenwood Springs. In murder mystery format, this 2006 documentary explores the birth and subsequent death of the battery electric vehicle in the United States.Bring an open mind and a friend to this event, sponsored by the Roaring Fork Peace Coalition.

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