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Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley has partnered with Olde Towne Moving & Storage for the pickup of donated items for their ReStore. The moving and storage company, named Habitats Official Mover, has generously donated its services for picking up donated items and offers Habitat ReStore customers a discount on the delivery of large items purchased at the ReStore. The Habitat ReStore, located between Glenwood Springs and Carbondale in the Cattle Creek Center off of Highway 82, sells gently used furniture, appliances, building supplies and home dcor. In addition to the significant cost savings to the nonprofit, this partnership offers a considerable environmental benefit. After delivering a job for a paying customer, Olde Towne uses the return trip to pick up donations for Habitat, rather than sending out an empty truck. Habitat accepts donations of good, reusable furniture, appliances, building supplies and home dcor during business hours at the ReStore location. To schedule a donation pickup, contact LeAnna Atkinson at 963-8555 or e-mail

The sixth annual Yagatta Regatta will be held Saturday, May 24, at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. This event benefits Operation Vacation, a nonprofit organization that promotes vacations in various regions of the country for U.S. troops and their families. The Yagatta Regatta is a special event including a downriver raft race with costumes encouraged, beer tasting, and music festival; with special activities for families and kiddos.For more information, contact; or

The Glenwood Springs High School choirs will host a first-ever coffeehouse at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 13. The Varsity, Concert and Mens choirs will perform several individual songs, as well as a medley of songs from Wicked and from musicals by Andrew Lloyd Weber. Several choir students will also perform individually or as part of ensembles, ensuring a fun night.Admission includes dessert, beverages and entertainment. All proceeds benefit the choirs, and go toward important choir items like dresses and tuxedos, clinics, and festival opportunities. The coffeehouse will be in the lobby of Glenwood Springs High School (1521 Grand Ave.). Tickets can be purchased at the door or ahead of time by calling Trena Hendricks at 384-5554. Call Cailey Arensman, 366-2976, with questions.

Carnival Days at Ross Montessori School are planned from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 10, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 11 at 407 Merrill St., two blocks north of Main Street in Carbondale. Fun for the whole family with carnival rides, kids activities, cash raffle, live music, beer tent, and great food. Call 963-7199 for more information.

The Battlement Mesa Activity Center will host its annual communitywide yard sale from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10. A shoppers catalog listing items for sale and location of sales will be available at the activity center the week of May 4.For more information, call 285-9480.

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