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Visiting Gurian Institute trainer Betsy Hoke presents a one-day workshop, The Minds of Boys, from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Ross Montessori School in Carbondale. Based on Michael Gurian and Kathy Stevens book, The Minds of Boys, the workshop is designed to empower parents and teachers by presenting a new way of relating to boys through the application of neuro-biological research on how boys brains work and learn. Discounted rates for couples and teachers. To register or for more information, call Ross Montessori School, 963-7199.

What Will It Take to Feed the World Sustainably? will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Given Institute Lecture Hall, 100 E. Francis St. in Aspen. The free lecture will be given by Dr. Rosamond Lee Naylor, William Wrigley, senior fellow and director, and is presented by The Aspen Global Change Institute.

The Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce and Williams Production will present a series of informational energy briefings, the first of which will be held at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 29 at Garfield Re-2s Learning Opportunities Center located at Ninth and Whiteriver in Rifle. The briefings will be held quarterly and will feature a different topic of interest every session. The first session will feature speaker David Boyd from the BLM. This event is free, but please RSVP to the Chamber at 625-2085, ext. 2, by Oct. 27. This event is open to Chamber members and their guests.

The Carbondale Community Food Co-op opened its doors at 559 Main St. in March of this year. The community-owned business is running smoothly under capable management, and the group is ready to increase membership, establish a broader loyal clientele, and improve membership communication in order to get a firm foothold in the market before Whole Foods opens in 2010. The co-op is currently seeking board members, more working members, and more general members to become owners of the community-based business.People interested in joining the co-op and/or running for the boards five open seats can see informational packets regarding membership and board service at the CCFC store, or by calling 963-1375. Deadlines for board candidacy are Dec.15. For more information, contact Laurie Loeb at

For tickets for the Defiance Community Players production of Disneys High School Musical, call 945-2174. Performances will be held Nov. 14-16 and Nov. 21-22.

Opening from 6-8 p.m. First Friday, Nov. 7, is Carbondale Clay Centers Holiday Show and Sale. Support local artists and the mission of the Carbondale Clay Center by shopping for affordable, one-of-a-kind gifts for your tabletop and home. Visit often, as displays will be replenished with every sale. Visit for updates on extended holiday hours.

The Teen Book Club at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will be discussing George Orwells book 1984 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30. A modern classic of negative utopia, it is the story of one mans nightmare odyssey through a world which controls information, individual thought and memory. All teens are welcome to attend. For more information or to borrow a copy of the book, call 945-5958. The library is located at 413 Ninth St.

The 19th Street Diners 22nd annual birthday costume party, titled Superhero, will be held from 5 p.m. until ? Saturday, Oct. 25. Come dressed as your favorite hero or villain for the best costume contest. The event will also include giveaways, including a Sunlight season pass and lift tickets; drink specials; and appetizers.For more information, please call 945-9133.

Carbondale Clay Centers 11th annual Benefit Cup Auction will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. The silent auction bidding opens at 6 p.m. Bid on unique mugs, cups, tumblers and teabowls for cupboards and collections. The work of more than 100 artist donors will be featured. Refreshments and light fare will be served at this free event. For more information, call 963-2529.

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