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The Kiwanis Club of Glenwood Springs Stars of Tomorrow talent show is an opportunity for amateur talent of school age, grades 4 through 12, to express themselves before the public. The show will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium.For information, call Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow Chairman Rolf Hermanson at 947-9009.

A wilderness first aid certification course will be held June 8-10 at Colorado Rocky Mountain School. It will be held in coordination with the Wilderness Medicine Institute and If you hold a current Wilderness First Responder certification from WMI, SOLO or WMA, you will receive a WMI WFR certification upon successful completion of your WFA.Participants using the WFA course to recertify their WFR will be required to pass both a written and a practical test on day two of the course. To register, please call the Colorado Rocky Mountain School, and ask to speak to Marlin Rhodes at 963-2562, ext. 142.

The Snowmass Village Recreation Center is currently developing its Summer Recreation Brochure and is looking for high energy, fun and qualified tennis instructors to teach kids and adults. For more information, please call the Snowmass Village Recreation Center at 922-2240.



Hospice of the Valley is offering a three session Newly Bereaved Support Group meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays beginning March 19 through April 2, at Rifle Realty office. This group is open to anyone in the community who is in the early months of mourning the loss of a loved one. Must plan to attend all three sessions.Please call 970-261-7131 for information.

The Hot Springs Lodge and Pool has generously given permission for the Garfield County Humanitarian Service Award attendees to park in the upper parking lot directly across from the mini golf course.The event will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 9 at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs.



Dance to the live music of the Last Minute String Band from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Glenwood Springs Masonic Lodge, corner of Ninth and Colorado Ave. in Glenwood Springs. No partner or experience required. All dances are taught. This months caller is Andrea Early Coen.Fun, aerobic, and non-alcoholic.Beginners please come by 7:30 for a 30-minute walk through.Contact: justuspaines@sopris.net or 945-0350.

Garfield County Department of Human Services is hosting a presentation about foster parenting, kinship care and adoption to families and anyone interested in learning more about this opportunity in our community from 5-7 p.m. March 12 at the Garfield County Department of Human Services building in Rifle. 195 West 14th Street, across from City Market. Anyone is welcome to attend. Help is needed for children and families who are struggling in Garfield County. Dinner and child care will be provided to those who RSVP to 625-5282 ext. 274.

WindWalkers equine assisted learning and therapy provides comprehensive prevention and intervention treatment through therapeutic riding activities, and serves children, youth, adults and families who are facing physical disabilities or emotional, behavioral and social development challenges.WindWalkers is hosting a fundraising effort from March 1 through March 10 in which donations are matched 1.5 to 1 from Susan and Wilson Lyle and the Bruce R. Halle Family Foundation challenge grant.Call Molly Robison at 963-2909 or mail donations to WindWalkers, 3059 County Road 103, Unit #3, Carbondale, CO 81623.


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