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The town of Carbondales contractor, Heyl LLC, will begin work on the scheduled Main Street improvements beginning today, Monday, March 24. Heyl will be working Monday through Friday throughout the summer. Local businesses will be open during construction; detour situations may be experienced at times. Please use caution in construction zones.For more information, call 963-1307.

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 legendary Beaver Deceiver, Skip Lisle, and Sherri Tippie from Denver-based Wildlife 2000 present a slide show on beaver ecology at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the Eagle County Community Center in El Jebel. Lisle promotes simple, economical, non-lethal techniques that discourage beavers from damming culverts, irrigation ditches and streams. If you or someone you know has had issues living near beavers, do not miss this free informative presentation. For more information, please call Pitkin County Open Space & Trails at 920-5232 or Roaring Fork Conservancy at 927-1290.Meet the New Castle administrator finalistsNew Castle citizens are invited to a Meet the Town Administrator Finalists event, from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the New Castle Caf, 219 W. Main St.

Singer/songwriter Frank Martin will entertain for the lunch Wednesday, March 26, in the lobby concert at Valley View Hospital. The public is welcome, and lunch is available.

The Walk for Multiple Sclerosis is scheduled for May 17. A meeting will be held at 7 p.m. April 2 at U.S. Bank next to Safeway in Glenwood Springs. New committee members are welcome.For more information, call Penny at 945-5343.

For detailed information about Snowmass Villages recreation offerings including a lifeguard course, open water scuba certification, MLS soccer, youth baseball and softball, start smart soccer and the Snowmass Coed Softball League, call Woodsie or Katie at 922-2240.

Gallery Opening, First Friday, 6-8 p.m. April 4, Nine Month Residents Show featuring the work of Alexis Ogg, Jesse Ring and Paige Wright.Next Carbondale Clay Center class session for kids or adults: weeks of March 31-May 5. Registration deadline March 28.Workshop registration open for visiting artist Lisa Orr 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27.Workshop registration open for visiting artist Joe Brecha, Foil Saggar and Naked Raku Workshop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4. Visiting artist Lisa Orr will give a free slide lecture at 7 p.m. April 25. Potluck at 6:30 p.m.Save the date Saturday, May 17, annual Cajun Clay Night, Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St., Carbondale. Phone 963-2529 for more information.

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 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 and look under Students and Youth for extensive information. Contact Trish Kramer at or leave a message at 945-9874.

Join local plein air painter Mary Noone and certified anusara yoga instructor Nova Loverro Sprick in Moab for a weekend of art and yoga on April 1113. All Levels Anusara Yoga will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday and again from 9 a.m. to noon and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday. Mary Noone will instruct an outdoor painting workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Cost of the painting workshop includes canvas and paints. Register no later than April 1. For information and to register contact Nova at 945-9515 or Mary at 309-6900.

KDNK Community Radio is brining The Subdudes to the new Carbondale Rec Center Friday, April 11. The concert kicks off KDNKs Silver Celebration weekend followed by a cocktail party Saturday evening, April 12, at Via Viva. The Subdudes are known for their New Orleans spirit, funky acoustic music with sparse instrumentation and a strong emphasis on song writing and vocal harmonies. Tickets are available at Sounds Easy, KDNK and Glenwood Music.

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