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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Join fellow patriots for a Tax Day Tea Party peaceful protest at noon Wednesday, April 15, in front of the court house in Glenwood Springs. Bring your own signs and tea bags.For more information, call 945-3950.

Tammy and Kelly at Kellys Aloha Spa are offering a free tan day April 15 and a discount for kids hair cuts.

Miners Claim Restaurant, 740 Main Street in Silt, is offering its New England style spring crab bake at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18. For a special price, dinner includes more than one pound of Alaskan King crab, crab corn chowder, sweet corn, jumbo baked potato and dessert.Call 876-5372 for reservations.

Community Integration Initiative and Congregations and Schools Empowered in association with American Immigration Lawyers Association and Ya es Hora Ciudadania! are bringing the second free Citizenship Workshop for lawful permanent residents eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship. The workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Glenwood Springs Middle School, 120 Soccer Field Road, Glenwood Springs. Registration is required, call 303-727-8032. Walk-ins will not be accepted. All interested lawful permanent residents (green card holders) should call to determine their eligibility for this event and register for this opportunity to obtain support and legal assistance with their naturalization application.

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Paint-your-own heart bowl for Mothers Day, May 10. Come to Carbondale Clay Center to customize a heart bowl for your mother 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 19 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25.Moms will cherish baby hand/footprints. Make these by appointment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call 963-2529 with two days notice.

Tickets for the May 7-10 5Point Film Festival are currently on sale at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center, and online at festival features a lineup of adventure film programs, panel discussions and special guest speakers, including world-class mountaineers Conrad Anker and Jenni Lowe-Anker, famous free climber Lynn Hall, climber/comedian Timmy ONeill, and more. Sundays program celebrates Mothers Day.Advance ticket purchases are recommended as some programs sell out. For more information, visit, or call 963-2188.

Contact Rotary Club members, or see web site at for a ticket, and estimate when the Colorado River will crest. Winners split the pot. Sixty percent of net sales go to local charities. Call 389-0879 for more information.

Glenwood Springs Recreation Summer Activities Guide is now available and packed with fun and exciting activities. Pick one up at the Glenwood Springs Community Center or download one at

Carbondale students along with Building For Health Materials Center-Carbondale will celebrate on Earth Day through creative expressions on display at the Carbondale Recreation Center. Local students have spent the last few months working on eco-friendly projects which will be on display from April 22-May 22. Join local students along with Building For Health Materials Center-Carbondale and celebrate Earth Day, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday April 22 for the exhibit opening. Live music, artwork, recycled fashion and refreshments. Come support our local students and enjoy the entertainment.

The Garfield Policy Advisory Committee and Garfield County Department of Human Services will host a meeting from 1-3 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Board of County Commissioners meeting room, 108 Eighth Street in Glenwood Springs.Public input is needed on a state plan for prevention, intervention and treatment services for children and youth up to age 25.The purpose of the state plan is to guide the state departments in implementing innovative approaches to enhancing the prevention, intervention, and treatment systems through collaboration among state agencies, service providers, private partners and advocates, and community representatives.To RSVP or for more information, please contact Chele Clark at (303-692-2421), or Jose Esquibel at

The St. Stephens Wine Tasting fundraiser will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at the Glenwood Center for the Arts. Food and silent auction items will be available. Tickets may be purchased at the event or at St. Stephens School. All proceeds benefit St. Stephens Catholic School. Call Rosemary for details 945-7746.

For more information about opportunities offered by the Snowmass Village Recreation Center, including the aquatic programs, coed volleyball, youth baseball, and T-ball, please call Katie or Woodsie at 922-2240.

Exclusive Athletic Club is offering free 10-minute HydroMassage sessions on April 15. Users remain clothed and comfortably dry throughout their massage. HydroMassage is a cost-effective alternative for those who enjoy traditional, hands-on massage but dont have the time or budget to indulge regularly. Just call or stop by Exclusive Athletic Club to take advantage this offer. Exclusive Athletic Club is located at 118 W. Sixth Street, Suite 60, Glenwood Springs and can be reached at 945-9107.

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