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Potbelly Perspectives presents Northern Brazil: Kite Surfing at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 at Hallam Lake in Aspen.Brazils north coast is one of the worlds best kitesurfing destinations. This group of adventurers has explored the coast, finding not only excellent waves and flat water riding, but gregarious people and a fascinating culture.

Argentine tango lessons every Tuesday at the Eagles Club, 312 Seventh Street in Glenwood Springs. Beginning lesson at 7 p.m., and intermediate lesson at 8 p.m. followed by a practica. Leslie Adams instructor. Registration or partner not necessary.Call 945-1494 for more information.

What are your plans for Spring Break? The Glenwood Springs Library has activities for everyone. Tuesday, March 31 will be a Craft Day. Come in for Games Galore Wednesday, April 1, for video and board games. A movie matinee featuring a chef, a rat, and a new way of preparing food Thursday, April 2. All three events begin at 2 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library and are free and open to anyone. For more information, call 945-5958.



The Garfield County Sheriffs Department will deliver an informational presentation from 79 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Riverside Middle School. The Sheriff’s Department will discuss gang awareness in a presentation including a powerpoint, handouts, and time for questions. For more information, contact Holly Hopple with the Garfield County Sheriffs Department at 970/945-0453, ext.1081.

The Garfield County Public Library District is pleased to welcome back acclaimed Celtic guitarist and recording artist Jerry Barlow, who will be performing three free concerts in Garfield County. Barlow will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, March 23 at the CMC West Garfield Campus Auditorium in Rifle. Next he will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Finally, he will present at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the New Castle Branch Library. For more information, please contact 625-4270.



Fred Lightning Heart Haberlein will be having a equinox artist’s reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. His watercolors will be on display through April 15.

Join the Gordon Cooper Branch Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, for a Mystery Story Time for little detectives at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library. A special Bedtime Story Time will be held at 6:30 p.m. that night. Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear for bedtime stories and hot cocoa. For more information on either of these events, please call the library at 963-2889.

Beginning March 19, Hospice of the Valley is offering a three-session Newly Bereaved Support Group, meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays at Rifle Realty office. 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.


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