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St. Stephens Spring Wine Social will be held from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Tatry Restaurant next to the Caravan Inn in Glenwood Springs. Wine, appetizers, a raffle and a silent auction will be part of the festivities. The raffle grand prize is a case of wine from Roaring Fork Liquors. This is a fundraiser for the St. Stephens Catholic School. Contact Andrea at 274-9023 for more information or tickets.

The town of New Castle is accepting letters of interest from residents wishing to serve on Town Council.The Town Council is the governing body of the town. It sets town policies in all areas of town services. In turn, the town administrator and other town staff carry out the policies the council adopts.Council consists of six council members and the mayor. To serve on council, one must be a U.S. citizen, a registered voter, at least 18 years of age, and a resident of the town of New Castle for at least one year. Council members receive $50 for each regular and special council meeting they attend.Council meets in regular session at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month, at New Castle Town Hall, located at 450 W. Main St. The person appointed would serve until April 2012.Submit letters of interest by May 1, to New Castle Town Clerk Lisa Cain by any of these methods: hand-delivery to Town Hall; mail to P.O. Box 90, New Castle, CO 81647; fax to 984-2716; or e-mail to additional information, call Cain at 984-2311.

Local models will present fashions designed by Martha Fellure, a conference and retreat speaker, who will speak about Pursuing a clearer image after the fashion show, to be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.Glenwood Native Kerry Beattie Smith, who has sung the national anthem for the Colorado Rockies, will be the featured musical talent. For reservations and complimentary child care, call Sally at 945-2285 or e-mail Cancellations appreciated by April 21.

Rhythms of the Heart presents another beginning and intermediate African-inspired hand drumming, rhythm and song workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road. Focus will be on basic hand drumming technique and an African-inspired song with multi-part rhythms and vocals, how to play in a synchronized fashion with other drummers and musicians, and improvisational techniques for individual and group drumming, closing with a community-style drum circle. No experience needed. Preregistration is required. For more info, call Laurie Loeb, 963-2798.

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