An all-day couples’ workshop entitled “Couple’s Renewal” will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at “A Spiritual Center” in Carbondale. Take a look at the new paradigm for partnership, transcend power struggles and recognize and reprogram “dirty fighting” patterns. $100 per couple if you register before Jan. 31. Information: Sonny Conley, 274-3099.
Spellebration teams sought
Three-person teams are being sought to participate in the 11th annual “Spellebration 2004” fund-raiser for Literacy Outreach and CMC Learning Labs. The event takes place at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 5, at the historic Hotel Colorado. This year’s Spellebration theme (for event attire) is “How the West was Won.” The Spellebration team entry fee is $200, and team sponsorships by companies, organizations and others are always welcome. Spellers will be provided to sponsors if needed. A silent auction is part of the Spellebration activities; anyone wanting to donate auction items should contact Literacy Outreach at 945-5282. The team entry deadline is Feb. 20. A study guide and Spellebration rules will be mailed to the team captain upon receipt of registration.
Baxter Peak logging project open house
An open house will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Rifle Ranger District conference room to discuss the opportunity to salvage a large area of spruce trees, killed in the 1940s and ’50s near Baxter Peak (approximately nine miles north of Glenwood Springs). Information: Jim Nelson or Dave Silvieus, 625-2371.
Dave Weimer, Edward Jones’ investment representative in Carbondale, will host a financial workshop for individual investors, running from 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 9, 16 and 23 at Edward Jones’ Carbondale office (0326 Highway 133, Suite 110). Enrollment fee is $15 per person. Information: 963-4513.
Free Spanish-language homebuyers’ workshop
A free Homebuyer Educational Workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 21 at St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, 250 Midland Ave., Basalt. Free child care is included. The class is presented entirely in Spanish. A free continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Preregistration is required: call 544-8137.
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