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The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork offers a free monthly tour and observation from 8:30-10:30 a.m. the first Thursday of every month. The next tour is at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. Observe the Waldorf educational process in action in the classroom. For more information, please contact Julie or Catherine at 963-1960.

Nancy Reinisch, author of Chemosabee: A Triathletes Journey Through the First Year of Breast Cancer, will be signing copies of her book from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the upper lobby of Valley View Hospital.Nancy will introduce the book, read excerpts and show a few slides. Tours of the Cancer Center and information on cancer support groups will be available. Light refreshments will be served.

The next Energy Advisory Board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the large conference room of the Garfield County Health and Human Services Building, 195 W. 14th St. in Rifle.Public comments will be taken from 8:05-8:20 p.m.

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.

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.

Symphony in the Valley will take A Tour of Europe with a program of exciting classical music by eight European composers.The two concerts are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Glenwood Springs High School; and 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Grand Valley High School in Parachute. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Music students will be admitted free.The concert samples music from England, Finland, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Russia, offering a wide variety of musical styles.

A free Community Appreciation Day will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The event will feature giveaways, membership discounts, KidKare, a community wellness forum and many of the regular classes and activities.For more information, visit or call 384-6301.

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