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Melody Hartman sings folk, standards, blues and country at Carbondales opening farmers market, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the corner of Fourth and Main in Carbondale.

Jack Panter kicks off the Holistic Harmony lunchtime garden series from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Valley View Hospital. Jack plays lively old-time tunes on his electronic MIDI accordion. Come to the garden, enjoy the afternoon, and bring your lunch. Public invited.

The third annual Sunset Wine Tasting Extravaganza 08 will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Columbine Restaurant in Rifle.Fine wines, port and microbrews, and gourmet cuisine from Columbine Restaurant will be served. A silent auction, live music with Acoustic Mayhem, art displays and a pastel demonstration will be part of the evening.The event is hosted by Shale Country LIquors and Columbine Restaurant, and is a benefit for Bookcliffs Council on the Arts and Humanities.Purchase tickets at Shale Country Liquors, Columbine Restaurant or MicroPlastics. Transportation available upon request.

Clean Energy Economy for the Region (CLEER) announces its formation and invites everyone to a workshop aimed at accelerating the move to a clean energy future.Advancing the Clean Energy Economy will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 13, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Keynote speaker will be Craig Perkins, executive director of The Energy Coalition.Speakers will also include Seth Portner and Joani Matranga from the Governors Energy Office, Dan Richardson of Schmueser Gordon Meyer, Auden Schendler of the Aspen Skiing Co., and energy expert Randy Udall.To RSVP, e-mail or call 704-9200.

A Flag Day ceremony will be held Saturday, June 14, at the Two Rivers Park stage area from 1-4 p.m. and presented by the Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge 2286 and Boy Scout Troop 225. Please wear your red, white and blue and come learn the history of our countrys flags as they are each presented in a wonderful ceremony of introduction and accompanied by music. It is a very patriotic event filled with color, history and music. If you have a flag that needs retired please feel free to bring it for the Boy Scouts to take care of.For more information please call 945-2286.

The Eagles Lodge #215 presents 42 and spaghetti dinner Saturday, June 14, as a fundraiser to help fight cancer. Dinner will be offered from 6-9 p.m., and music begins at 8 p.m. The event is open to the public and will be held at the Eagles Club, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs.For more information, call 309-3251.

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