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Meet Heidi and Husband-Head at a book signing of Skully Says Shut It!: Life, love and laughter with Husband-Head, a collection of 60 Fried Rice columns, from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Patti’s Main Street Coffeehouse in downtown New Castle. Books will be available for purchase.

If you are a Glenwood Springs disabled person or senior in need of some help with basic indoor repairs or yard maintenance, or know of one who needs help, please call 384-8746 for information about the new program, Helping Hands for Seniors. Leave your name and number, and a volunteer will call back.The program is sponsored by High Country RSVP. Volunteers will be welcomed to this program.

Challenges of Raising the Immigrant Child, an orientation workshop will provide information about the school system, the law and youth, and much more at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at St. Vincents Catholic Church, 250 Midland Ave. Free babysitting and snacks. Presenters: Adriana Ayala of RFSD Pre-collegiate Program, Ashley Carruth of Basalt Middle School, Sue Turner of Carbondale Middle School, Neyma Rodriguez of Roaring Fork Family Resource Centers and Betsy Bowie of Nurse Family Partnership.For more information call Hanya Gottardo at 319-1677.

New Hopeful Heart, a nonprofit organization benefitting people in recovery from mental health issues, is taking food donations of nonparishables and canned goods for the less fortunate, and also for baskets which will be given away for the holidays. Please drop off donations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at 1217 Howard Ave., behind the Garfield County Fairgrounds next to Rich’s Upholstery in Rifle. Questions may be directed to 625-5761.

The students of Glenwood Springs Middle School cordially invites veterans and the public to attend a veterans’ celebration at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in the GSMS gymnasium. Veterans are encouraged to be honored guests. Plan to arrive at 12:30 p.m. to register, and remain for the reception after the concert. Please call Lorie Beattie Courier at 384-5521 to register in advance.

Carbondale Chambers next Quarterly Luncheon will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Phat Thai, 343 Main St., Carbondale. Topics: town of Carbondale financial update and Carbondale Chamber Business of the Year Award. Dont miss the drawing for a one-night stay at the Redstone Inn.Please RSVP. Reservations and payments made after Friday, Nov. 7 will be at an additional price. Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance for refunds. Call Mary at 963-1890.

Majid Kahhak will paint live from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 7, (First Friday), at Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St. in Carbondale. The painting will be a portrait/figure of the winner of the Nov. 4th Presidential Election. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served. For more information, call 704-0622.


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