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Community news & notes

Chapter AO of P.E.O.s annual Elegant Auction will be held Friday, Dec. 5, at the Hotel Colorado. Preview of items begins at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:45, followed by the auction.The event features champagne and door prizes.Purchase tickets at Passion for Picnics. Proceeds benefit Literacy Outreach, scholarships and Girl Scouts.Call 947-9113 for more information.

Join the Frontier Historical Society for the holidays at its museum open house from 4- 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at 10th and Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Warm yourself with appetizers, desserts, hot cider and wine while you tour the museum and shop for holiday treasures in the gift shop. The museum has been decorated for the holidays by local businesses, civic groups and volunteers. Participating businesses include The Farmhouse and The Flower Mart and you can’t miss the tree decorated by the Quilters of the Rockies. The open house is free and everyone is invited. For more information, call 945-4448.

A parade of trees is planned to benefit the Silt Historical Park the evening of Dec. 5. Local businesses will donate decorated trees to then be auctioned silently at the end of the night. The park, with all its historical buildings, will be decorated for this winter celebration.The Anvil Points Quilt Guild will sell pastries and beverages.To donate a tree, contact Abbie Peterson at 309-8120. This is a Senior Seminar project.

Cynthia Vedopich, of Delice of Aspen, will be signing copies of her book, Delice of Aspen in Glenwood Springs Recipe & Scrapbook, from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at Through the Looking Glass bookstore, 816 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs.For more information, please call 945-5931.

Drop off donations for CARE, Operation Vacation and LIFT-UP and other local food banks at the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, 2014 Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. The Post Independent will distribute the items to the appropriate agency.

Saturday, Dec. 6 is Movie night at A Spiritual Center, 0695 Buggy Circle in Carbondale. The event starts at 6 p.m. with The Voice, about science, spirituality and enlightenment.For more information, call Golden 963-5516. Free or love donation.

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