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Community News & Notes

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is hosting a fun class in social dancing for everyone from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. Austin and Skye will teach Leads and Follows to make it easy for you to get up and dance at any occasion. They will demonstrate lindy hop, East Coast swing and West Coast swing, and will teach basics to get everyone ready to have fun dancing at summer events. For more information, call 945-2414 or call Maurine at 618-6067. All levels welcome!

What is global warming? What can we expect for Colorados high country and rivers? What can we do about it? Rob Smith, S.W. regional field director of the Sierra Club, will address these questions at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Roaring Fork Group of the Sierra Club. For more information, call 947-9613.

A Burning Mountain Festival meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. June 24 at the Chamber office. Those unable to attend please call Neva at 876-5520 before the meeting to confirm all times and activities.

Brad Vierheller of the Rat Pack will be performing from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, in the Valley View Hospital garden. He will hold an old-fashioned ragtime sing-along. The public is invited. Bring your lunch.

Ride a bike to Glenwoods Tuesday Market and you get a free ticket for a Diamondback Cruiser giveaway. Drawing to be held Sept. 9. The event is sponsored by the Cool Community Committee and Roaring Fork Group of the Sierra Club in support of Bike to Work Week. Call 947-9613 for more information.

The KDNK board of directors will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 30, at the offices of Kathy Zentmyer, 677 Sopris Ave., Carbondale. This meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact KDNK General Manager Steve Skinner at 963-0139.

The Grief and Creativity Workshop, held at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts from 7 p.m. Friday, June 27, through 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, will help people of all ages cope with profound loss through expressive art. Participants must commit to attending all three days of the workshop.Facilitated by Artist-in-Residence Renick Stevenson, this workshop is free to the public and welcomes donations only. Renick has years of experience in grief and loss training, and has worked with internationally renowned singer/songwriter Beth Nielson Chapman in conducting grief workshops for children and adults. Beth will be generously donating her music CDs to be given to the participants of this workshop.If you would like to explore new skills to cope with pain, call Renick at (989) 529-3965 or 945-2414 to save your spot.

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