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Community News & Notes

The Salvation Army is offering a free legal basics workshop from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. For more information or to find out about the free child care, please call 945-6976.

The 44th annual National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) state convention will be held from May 8-10 at Country Inns of America, 718 Horizon Drive in Grand Junction. Major legislative issues will be discussed as they pertain to active and retired federal employees, as well as Social Security issues.

Unity Community is expanding to meet for study groups from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, and Wednesday, May 24, at the Stabenau home at Ninth and Pitkin in Glenwood Springs. The mission is to be a touchstone for your divine self.Bring a brown bag supper, drink and notepaper.

The Folklorico Parents Association will host Fiesta in the Park, featuring all-day Folklorico dancing, music, and Mexican food from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 27, in Centennial Park, at the corner of Ninth and Grand, Glenwood Springs. Fiesta in the Park benefits Folklorico Mexicano students of the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet School to support their travel to Las Vegas and New York City, where they will compete for the first time at the national level. Mexican lunch and dinner plates with enchiladas or burritos will be served all day for $5 per plate. Soda, water, and snacks will also be for sale at this family-friendly event. For further information, contact Francisco Nevarez at 384-5909.

The Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Student Filmfest will be held at 7:30 p.m. May 12 and 13 in the Roaring Fork High School Auditorium. Admission is $5 at the door. The festival is student-run. Of the 49 films submitted, 35 films from 11 different schools from Aspen to Grand Junction will be showing. For more information, please call 384-5963 or e-mail

The second annual Childrens Miracle Network bike and auto show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at the Rifle Wal-Mart Supercenter. A variety of activities will be offered, including a climbing wall, dunk tank, face painting, food and a race car simulator. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go directly to the Childrens Miracle Network. For more information, call Lu Anne at 625-9716.

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