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The Mountain Madness Skate, Rate, and Relate Skateboard Competition, open to all levels, will take place at noon Saturday, May 17, at the Two Rivers Skate Park in Glenwood Springs. A mini-pipe competition and a street course competition will take place. Competitors will need to bring their parents (to sign a waiver if under 18) and a helmet. Helmets are required! Register at 11 a.m. the day of the event at Two Rivers Skate Park.For more information, call 384-6301 or visit

A Community Wildfire Firewise Conference is planned to educate homeowners about protection of homes from the danger of wildland fire from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The free seminar is sponsored by the Glenwood Springs Fire Protection District.For more information, contact Glenwood Springs Fire at 384-6433.

Grand and Garfield county Comcast employees, family members and friends will volunteer at two community organizations as part of Comcasts seventh annual Comcast Cares Day, Saturday, May 3.

Alpine Christian Academys sixth annual benefit yard sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Academy parking lot in Basalt. Examples of items for sale include kitchen appliances, washer and dryer, antiques, furniture, beds, household accessories, building materials and more. The school is located at 20449 Highway 82, mid-way between Basalt and El Jebel across from the Willits subdivision.Donations of new and used goods to sell are still being accepted. Please call 927-9106 for more information.

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