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Jay McGlade of Edward Jones Investments will be hosting the program Outlook 2009: The Financial Landscape. During this program, Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance, Wharton School of Business, and Alan Skrainka, Edward Jones chief market strategist, will discuss whats on the horizon for 2009 given a new president and changes in Congress. They will also review major market activities in 2008 such as the financial industry consolidation, bailout plan and more.The program will be held at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, and will last one hour. Both programs will be held at 2700 Gilstrap Court, Suite 170, Glenwood Springs.Edward Jones financial Advisor Dave Weimer will present an Outlook and Opportunities seminar from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Claddaugh Pub, 1374 Main St. in Carbondale.Call 928-7145 for information and to make a reservation. There is no cost for the program, but seating is limited.

A Hunter Education course will be available from the Colorado Department of Wildlife from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in the Eagle County Exhibit Hall at the Eagle County Fair Grounds. Preregistration is required. Call Dave Hammond at (970) 328-7818. A hunter education card is required to purchase a Colorado hunting license for those born after Jan. 1, 1949. The course is sponsored by the Eagle County 4H Club Shooting Sports Program. Refreshments and lunch will be available for purchase to support the shooting sports.

The Garfield New Energy Communities Initiative is hosting a free workshop on how to save energy and improve the performance of large buildings, such as town halls, community centers, schools and office buildings. The workshop is set for 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Garfield County Administration Building, 101 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs. Featured speakers are John Canfield, senior consultant for energy performance contracting for the Governors Energy Office, and Rob Keller, energy management and engineering services director for JC Penney Co.

The second free physics lecture, Condensed Matter: The Small Frontier, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen. Donald Eigler, IBM Almaden Research Center, will speak.These popular talks are designed for a general audience. Physicists are available for questions and discussion before the talks during the Physics Caf hosted by the Aspen Science Center in the Wheeler lobby from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Lectures continue in the summer, and the schedule is available at

Send the kids to the Glenwood Springs Community Center Friday, Jan. 16, and Monday, Jan. 19, for a full day of fun activities, including, arts and crafts, swimming, climbing wall, gym games and more. Preregistration is required for this program for kids aged 6-12.Call 384-6301 for more information.

Those interested in being prepared for a pet emergency may attend a Pet First Aid Course sponsored by The Snowmass Village Recreation Center from 5:308 p.m. Feb. 11. Registration deadline is Jan. 28. This course will teach participants how to be prepared for an emergency that involves dogs and how to protect yourself and your animal from further harm. For more information, please call 922-2240.

The Lives of the Self: Poetry, Memoir & Personal Essay, a Grand Junction writers workshop taught by Sandra Dorr, begins Jan. 15 (Thursday class, all writers) and Jan. 20 (Tuesday, womens class). Two college credits available. See or call (970) 257-1498.

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