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Inside OUT Africa fundraiser benefitting Maat Hetep, a sustainable arts eco-village in Ghana, West Africa, will be held from 4-10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, International Day of Peace, at Bridges High School, 455 S. Third S. in Carbondale. The event will feature free African dance lessons, African food, live bands and dance disc jockey, VibeTribe dance troupe and a Kids Corner.More information:: Rochelle Norwood, 530-919-1385 or

The Two Rivers MOPS group (Mothers of Preschoolers) will hold its first meeting from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19th at the Mountain View Church, 2195 County Rd. 154, Next to Beau Jos Pizza at the Buffalo Valley Inn. Two Rivers MOPS will continue meeting each first and third Friday through the school year. Members are from Basalt to Rifle. Fun, food, crafts, activities and parenting tips will be provided for all mothers with children aged newborn to six years. Child care is provided starting at 8:45 a.m. More information: Laurie at 963-0459 or e-mail

RSVP and Colorado Mountain College will be sponsoring two AARP Driver Safety classes. The first class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30th and Wednesday, Oct. 1st. The second class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4th with a lunch break. Both classes will be at the CMC Blake Center, 1402 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs. The nominal fee includes the workbook and handouts. The program is a driver refresher course directed towards driver age 50 and over. Call 384-8747 and leave name, phone number, which class, and any questions.

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