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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.

Pre-registration is now open for the 2008 Roaring Fork Women’s Triathlon Team at http://www.roaringforktriteam.com.The 14-week summer training program begins May 7 and culminates in the Tri for the Cure sprint distance triathlon August 3. A question and answer orientation meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at Glenwood Medical Associates, 1830 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs. Space is limited. Pre-registration encouraged. Contact johnnys@rof.net or nrein@rof.net.

The Basalt Chamber’s March Business After Hours will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, March 20 at Cathers Home. The Basalt Chambers Business After Hours events are free for Chamber members. RSVP by calling the Chamber at 927-4031 or e-mail info@basaltchamber.com. For more information, contact the Basalt Chamber at 927-4031.



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.

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 Avenue in downtown Carbondale.For more information, call 963-8071.



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 FlyerColorados 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 glenwoodcaverns.com for more information and to find out whats open before you visit. Summer hours will begin May 23.

Rotary Youth Exchange is an acclaimed exchange program for high school students worldwide. It is run by and accountable to Rotarians. Glenwood Springs Rotary District sends two dozen students to other countries each year, and accepts that many into local homes and high schools at the same time.Information will be available at GSHS for students interested in being exchange students for the 2009/10 academic year (11 months). Meetings will be held for parents and students in April. Local club interviews are held in September.Visit http://www.rotary.org and look under Students and Youth for extensive information. Contact Trish Kramer at kramers@sopris.net or leave a message at 945-9874.


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