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Community News & Notes

Nurse Family Partnership is hosting a Moms and Babies Picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Two Rivers Park picnic pavilion, Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs.Food and drink provided.For more information, call 945-1234, ext. 27.

Landon Churchill, singer/guitarist, will be performing in Valley View Hospitals Healing Garden from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20. The public is invited, and lunch is available in the cafeteria.

Carbondale Chamber Business After Hours will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Sakson Mortgage Group, 60 S. Eighth St. in Carbondale. Co-hosts are Aspen Sothebys International Realty, PlumTV Aspen, Todays Family Dental and Aspen Center for Womens Health. Catered by Woodys Rollin Smoke BBQ & Catering. Thanks to Mountain Party Rentals and Orrison Distributing. Chamber members and their guests are welcome. Bring your business cards.For more information, call 963-1890.

Kids of all ages and their families or caregivers are invited to Family Story Time with Miss Eva (Fitzwater) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in the childrens room on the first floor of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 Ninth St. Join in the stories and fun as Ms. Eva takes flight with her Story Time theme, Birds of a Feather. For more information, contact the library at 945-5958.

Steves Guitars in Carbondale will be hosting Taarka, an eclectic Americana band playing high energy, original tunes at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. Band members dub their sound seismic gypsy hypno jazz.

An ATV/dirt bike poker run will be held Aug. 23 in DeBeque. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown DeBeque. Cash is awarded to the top five poker hands. Winners do not have to be present to accept cash prizes.All ATVs and dirt bikes must have current Colorado State Parks registration or nonresident OHCV permit.For more information, call (970) 241-2409 or (970) 434-3586.

This summers Hidden Gems Hike Series will conclude in the Roaring Fork Valley with a free guided hike to Red Table Mountain Sunday, Aug. 24. The moderately difficult hike will begin near Crooked Creek Pass and ascend the eastern end of Red Table, providing spectacular views of the Holy Cross Wilderness. For more information and to sign up for the hike, contact Dave Reed, 963-3977 or dave@wildernessworkshop.

The Teen Book Club at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will be discussing Khaled Hosseinis book, The Kite Runner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28. Set in Afghanistan, the book is a tale of friendship and betrayal, the power of fathers over sons, and the possibility of redemption. All teens are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to borrow a copy of the book, call 945-5958.

Rent the historical Missouri Heights School for your next party, wedding or meeting. Water, refrigeration and heat available. Rates charged according to numbers involved.For information, all 963-2180 or 963-7447.Rental proceeds benefit historical building costs.

Valleywide international student placements are available to qualifying families. Taking applications for families interested in hosting an international high school student for the 08-09 school year. Short-term placements for one semester are also being considered.For more information, call 404-2444.

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