Two of Hearts Dance Party The Glenwood Springs Community Center is hosting an open house dance party from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13. Dance classes are held every Friday night by instructor Lesly Adams. Students are encouraged to let loose on the dance floor and show off new dance moves. Free to current dance students, $3 drop-in. Open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Adults 21 and up may bring beer and wine. Valentines Daydance and dinnerValentine dinner-dance for single adults aged 30 and over, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Rifle. Information: 625-3693.Valentines Dayat Exclamation PointCelebrate Valentines Day on Saturday, Feb. 14, with a romantic dinner for two at Exclamation Point Restaurant & Bar. Enjoy a special evening that includes a his and hers five-course menu and glass of champagne. The cost is $45 per person for annual passholders and $55 per person for those without annual passes. Reservations are required. Call 945-9799 to reserve your table.Kiwanis Clubhelps with heartsThe Kiwanis Club of Glenwood Springs will again this year be delivering flowers on Valentines Day for Flower Mart. This is the third year the Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Club members have been delivering flowers in and around Glenwood Springs. The Flower Mart donates to the Kiwanis Club the delivery fee for each delivery the club members make. Information: 945-7149.Pet outfitteropens its doorsHigh Tails Dog and Cat Outfitters, a new all-service pet store, cafe, do-it-yourself dog wash and doggie day-care, celebrates its grand opening at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14. The store is located between the BLM building and the Division of Wildlife office, west of Center Drive on U.S. Highway 6, in West Glenwood. Information: 947-0014. All Things Considered host to visit valley KAJX, Aspen Public Radio, is presenting a free community lecture with Melissa Block, co-host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. at Paepcke Auditorium in Aspen. The event is free and open to the public. Block will be discussing recent news events, including the Democratic primaries, and will play and discuss some of the best radio stories heard on NPR during the past year. She will also take questions from the audience.Historic communitiesdiscussedThe February meeting of the Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado State Archeology Society will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16, at the Presbyterian Church in Glenwood Springs. Mike Pelletier will present maps showing the historic towns of Cardiff and South Canyon and discuss the historical remains still left. Information: Larry Scarborough, (970) 949-0288.It aint easy being greenAuden Schendler, director of environmental affairs for the Aspen Skiing Co., will speak at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16, as part of Tomorrows Voices, a series of environmental lectures held at the Roaring Fork High School auditorium. Schendler will speak on the connections between green business efforts and environmental ethics.Landfill closureThe West Garfield County Landfill will be closed Monday, Feb. 16, in observation of Presidents Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Winter hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.Tuesday Night BarGarfield Legal Services will present the next Tuesday Night Bar on Feb. 17 at the Garfield County Courthouse. Attorneys volunteer their time to provide 15 minutes of consultations on matters such as divorce, custody, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy and consumer debt/credit. Bring all related court documents, leases, receipts, etc. No consultations will be given for traffic or criminal matters. Information: 945-8858. Preregistration is not required.Community first aidclassesThe American Red Cross will hold classes on community first aid and safety from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. on Feb. 21 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Information: (970) 242-4851.Roan Plateau groupmeets in RifleA campaign action session for the Save Roan Plateau effort takes place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the RE-2 School District Building, 9th Street and Whiteriver Avenue in Rifle. Information: Clare, 618-1341 or email email@example.com.Music of the UniverseAspen Center for Physics presents The Universe … Live and in Concert, a free lecture by Mark Coles, deputy director for Large Facility Projects at the National Science Foundation. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Paepcke Auditorium, 1000 N. 3rd St. Information: 925-2585.Carbondale BusinessAfter HoursCarbondale Chamber of Commerces Business After Hours will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Roaring Fork Family Physicians, 1340 Highway 133. Co-host is the Valley View Hospital Foundation. Refreshments will be served.Building and Residential Codes seminarThe city of Glenwood Springs will sponsor a fast-paced, two-day overview of 2003 International Building and Residential Codes, to be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19 and 20 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The classes are designed to provide an introduction to the new provisions of the code and assist engineers, architects, designers, contractors and subcontractors preparing to build residential and commercial buildings in jurisdictions adopting the new I-Codes. $35 per day. Information: 384-6410.Fiddler on the RoofThe Garden School presents Fiddler on the Roof at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at Grand Valley High School in Parachute. Tickets $10 for adults, $6 for children. Information: 876-2386.OklahomaThe Colorado Rocky Mountain School presents the musical Oklahoma at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, and Saturday, Feb. 21, at the CRMS Barn. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for children under 12. Information: 963-2562.Multiple ConnectionsMultiple Connections, a new support group for parents of multiples, will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m on Thursday, Feb. 19, at Dos Gringos Burritos in La Fontana Plaza, Carbondale. Please leave the babes/kids at home. Come meet fellow twin/triplet moms and/or dads and trade parenting ideas.Seniors tripto Museum of ScienceSeniors are invited to take part in a road trip to the Denver Museum of Science on Thursday, Feb. 20. Bus will pick up at Colorado Mountain Colleges Blake Center Campus at 8 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. $35 for Glenwood Springs residents, $40 for nonresidents. Information: 384-6300.Womens self-defense classSeventh degree black belt and martial arts teacher Brian Mable will lead an intensive womens self-defense class from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 23 and 25 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The class is open to women 16 and older. $25 for Glenwood residents, $29 for others. Information/registration: Brian Mable, 945-2463, or the Community Center hotline, 384-6301. Keeping Colorado greenThe Colorado Parks and Recreation Association Foundation, with support from the Colorado Garden Show, sponsors a tree-planting program to help promote and preserve the beauty of Colorado. The program provides 50-50 matching grants (up to $500) for community tree-planting projects that might not qualify for other existence. Applications must be submitted to the CPRA by March 10. Contact (303) 231-0943 or visit http://www.cpra-web.org for an application.Seedlings availableThe Bookcliff, South Side and Mount Sopris conservation districts are offering seedling trees to landowners who own two or more acres of land. The seedlings and small potted trees can be used for wildlife plantings, reforestation, windbreaks, snow fences and erosion control. Last day to order trees is April 9. Information: 945-5494, ext. 101.
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