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Community News & Notes

Glenwood Dance Academys summer dance classes begin with Session 1, June 12 through July 8.Session 2 runs July 17 through Aug. 12.A Ballet Intensive Session will be held from Aug. 21-26.Fall dance classes begin Aug. 28.Call 945-2717 for further information.

Explore the fields, wetlands and riverfront of Emma Open Space by bike from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 21. Meet at the Basalt Post Office parking lot and bring your bike or borrow one from Ajax Bike & Sport. Kelly Wood of the Colorado Division of Wildlife and staff from the Roaring Fork Conservancy will lead this family-friendly bike tour. Please dress appropriately; the event will happen rain or shine. Biking Emma Open Space is free and open to the public; however, space is limited, and reservations are required. Please call (970) 927-1290 to register. Sponsored by Roaring Fork Conservancy and Pitkin County Open Space & Trails.

Valley View Hospitals Holistic Harmony music program committee invites the public and valley musicians in celebrating its first year anniversary from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 15, in the hospitals new upper lobby. Great food and a silent auction will be offered, and musicians who donated their time throughout the year will perform. For ticket information see the running ads in the newspaper, or call 384-6651 or 309-1701.

The Carbondale Mountain Fair is ready to sign up volunteers for its 35th fair, to be held July 28-30. Positions are available before, during and after the fair. All volunteers receive a Mountain Fair T-shirt and good karma for the year. Positions include everything from circus setup to ambassador, office help, green team and more. Please contact CCAH at 963-1680. Call now for the best shifts.

The Old West is alive and kicking at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Demon, the parks new mechanical bull ride, has bucked his way to the top of Iron Mountain. Demon, named in honor of the Glenwood Springs High School mascot, adds to the Western-themed activities that the Adventure Park has already introduced this year, which include chuckwagon dinner shows and horseback riding. Riders can choose the intensity of their ride on the bull, from mild to wild. The cost is $3 for one ride, $5 for two rides, and $7, or one token, for three rides. Guests must be at least 48 inches tall and must sign a waiver in order to ride the bull. Children younger than 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.

Sopris Chiropractic will offer free initial evaluations and treatments for all school employees during their annual School Appreciation Weeks, from June 12-23 at the Carbondale and Willits clinics. Call 927-9204.

Valley Wellness Centers of Glenwood and Basalt will offer a free health presentation, titled pH and Hydration, the Essential Foundation from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at 1517 Blake Ave., Suite 203, in Glenwood Springs. The featured speaker will be Sandra Haber, LMT, NCTMB, CM. Sandy will share information about pH and water, and you will learn to recognize some of the effects of being dehydrated. Contact Brad Bailey at 947-1701 for more information.

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