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A mid-valley Unitarian Fellowship is forming, made up of members of the defunct Aspen Unitarian group as well as some of the congregation from Glenwood Springs.The fellowship will be holding meetings in Basalt on May 3 and May 7 featuring Unitarian-Universalist Minister Robert Latham.The gatherings will both start at 10:30 a.m. at the WIN Health Institute, behind the Mid-Valley Medical Center at Highway 82 and Original Road. For more information call Bill or Sue at 963-2163.

The Parachute Library Book Sale will be held Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Loads of books and media items will be at the outdoor sale at the Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way. Phone 285-9870.

St. Stephens Catholic School is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, May 5, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. School will be in session so interested families can observe a typical day in the life of a St. Stephens student. St. Stephens is a private, Catholic school educating children from pre-school through eighth grade. The school is located at 414 S. Hyland Park Drive. For more information, call 945-7746.



The First Baptist Church of New Castle will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the church parking lot, 172 N. Seventh St. The proceeds from the yard sale will go toward mission trips for Misty Kearns, traveling to Uganda, and Julie Chelewski, going to Florida.

The Needle and I Quilt Guild of Carbondale and the Quilters of the Rockies Guild of Glenwood Springs, will present the 16th annual Mothers Day Quilt Show from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, May 8; from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 9; and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 10, at the Glenwood Springs Mall, Glenwood Springs. The event features local quilt artists, with more than 70 quilts on display.



Bridges High School in Carbondale hosts a community spaghetti and chili dinner from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 6. The cost is $5 per person to help raise funds for an upcoming school trip to Europe.There will be a recognition of students Abbey Leone and Tyler Newcomb, who placed first and third, respectively, in the recent statewide Moral Courage essay contest sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League. The students were given awards by Gov. Bill Ritter in Denver last week.The guest speaker will be Kathleen Keelan, program director of Creating Caring Communities of Denver.Bridges is located in the Bridges Center (former middle school) at the intersection of Fourth Street and Sopris Avenue in Carbondale. For more information, call 384-6160.

Set aside these Saturdays May 16 and June 20 to become a part of the Teen Video Game Club at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Teens ages 13-18 are invited to bring their favorite video games or game systems to the library between noon and 4 p.m. to play games with others who enjoy video games as much as you do. The librarys Wii video games will also be available just be ready to play! For more information call 945-5958.


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