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Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons, FOHVAMP, will hold a forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at VFW #1247, 1401 Ute Ave. in Grand Junction to address the growing number of unsolved murders in Colorado. The forum will bring together victims families, members of law enforcement and legislative candidates to discuss how to deal with Colorados 1,300 unsolved murders, the most effective use of law enforcement resources and useful roles for the public and families of the victims. A database of victims from 1970 to the present with local victims emphasized – and the results of a public opinion poll will be presented. For more information, contact Stefanie Clarke at 303-554-9955.

Celebrate the beginning of fall with a progressive introduction to Anusara Yoga Wednesdays Sept. 3-Oct. 22. This class is designed for those who are new to yoga as well as a great way for those with previous yoga experience to step into the fundamental principles of posture, breath and awareness. Early Bird discount with preregistration is Aug. 25-27.Sujata Stephens RYTE500, comes to the Glenwood Dance Academy and Pilates studio with 34 years of teaching experience.For more information, call 945-2717 or e-mail dance@sopris.net.

Risking Fiction, Sandra Dorrs fall workshop in learning to write sensually, honestly and with authority, will meet in two classes, Tuesday an Thursday evenings, downtown Grand Junction, starting Aug. 28 or Sept. 2. Call 257-1498 or see http://www.sandradorr.com for more information.



Find out where your water comes from and where it goes during a tour of Basalts water facilities from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Please dress appropriately; tour will happen rain or shine. This tour is free and open to the public, however, space is limited and registration is required. Register online at http://www.roaringfork.org/events. Sponsored by Basalt Water Department and Roaring Fork Conservancy.

The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will have its annual potluck picnic at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the south pavilion in Veltus Park in Glenwood Springs. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and bottled water will be provided, and members may bring side dishes and desserts. Those with an atlatl will test their throwing arms. Anyone interested in archaeology is welcome to attend. For information, call Cynthia at 524-7981.



Aspen Community Theatre is offering a free acting workshop hosted by Marisa Post, the director and choreographer for Aspen Community Theatres fall musical, Chicago. The workshop will focus on elements that make a scene work character, relationship, text, subtext, humor and emotion, and how the actor can make sense of them during the short, pressure-packed audition process. Students should be prepared to read in front of the group from the provided text.Enrollment is limited. Call Carol Bayley at 920-3937.

An End-of-Summer Flea Market, fun-in-the-sun event, will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Apple Tree Village Green. Its a giant yard sale and all kinds of water fun for the young and young at heart. Water fun starts at noon. Rent a table or rent a space sell your stuff, or just come buy some new stuff. Call Martha at 984-2943 for an application until Aug. 15.

Glenwood Dance Academy will have pre-registration for fall classes from 36 p.m., or by appointment, Aug. 25, 26 and 27. Fall classes start Sept. 2 and include ballet, character, tap, jazz, modern, ballroom, hip hop, yoga, Pilates, and karate for kids and adults of all levels and abilities. For schedules, please visit glenwooddanceacademy.com or call 945-2717.

Monday night womens league will have an organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25, league starts at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Friday night mixed league will have an organizational meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 22, league starts 7 p.m. Sept. 5. Call Terry at 945-8485 to sign up or for more information about either league.


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