A private pesticide applicator training workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the commissioners meeting room at the Garfield County Courthouse Annex. Receive certification or re-certification in one day. Free course. Registration deadline is Feb. 19. Information: Steve Anthony, Garfield County Vegetation Management Department, 625-8601.
SHARE Colorado distribution will take place at the Eagles Club (312 7th St.) from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21. March registration will also be taken at the same time. Information: Vicky, 945-5657.
Audubon Society heads
to Gunnison Valley
Members and friends of the Roaring Fork Audubon Society will be guests of the Black Canyon Audubon Chapter for an all-day field trip in the Gunnison Valley on Saturday, Feb. 21. They will focus on wintering raptors, which are abundant in the valley. Information/reservations: Linda Vidal, 704-9950.
Aspen Health and Harmony hosts morning and afternoon yoga workshops on Saturday, Feb. 21. Cindy Feldman and Kate Carei will instruct from 8-10 a.m. and Joann Connington will lead a course from 4-6 p.m. $20 per session. 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel. Information: 704-9642.
World premiere helps Basalt Library
The world premiere screening of the new PBS documentary “SpyCatchers” will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at Bistro Basalt, as a benefit for the Basalt Public Library. Purchasing a $30 three-course prix fixe dinner will help keep the library open on Mondays. After dinner, enjoy a sneak preview of the documentary, created by local filmmakers Carol Fleisher and Krysia Carter-Giez. The movie takes the first-ever look at the FBI’s Undercover School. Reservations: 927-2682.
New Castle Schools Spring Carnival
This year’s Carnival will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Riverside School. Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, working the booths, and cleaning up after the event. Cakes, pies and other goodies are needed for the cakewalk. Please contact one of the following parent volunteers; Jennifer Harbottle, 984-048; Kathi Senor, 876-5003; Lynn Alsop, 984-9756; or Cindy Gray, 984-2932. Proceeds from the carnival benefit both Kathryn Senor Elementary and Riverside schools.
with Joel Johnson
The Glenwood Springs Art Guild is sponsoring a watercolor workshop by artist Joel Johnson from May 26-28. Johnson is a native of Wyoming and now resides in Colorado, where he’s taught at various colleges and art schools. He’s worked as a full-time artist since 1985, painting landscapes of the Rocky Mountains and Southwest. Information: Bob Wood, 945-4486.
Get involved in global art
It’s time again for the Global Art Project. Locals are asked to create artwork of any kind which expresses their vision for global unity ” and in turn be matched with artists from around the world to take part in a global exchange. Open to all ages and any number of participants, from individuals to large groups. Registration deadline is Feb. 28; artwork is to be created in March. Information: http://www.global-art.org, (520) 628-8353 or, locally, Maria, 947-0947.
Tales of Egypt and Jordan
The National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. on March 4 at the Colorado Mountain College Center in Glenwood Springs. Lunch will be followed by a program and meeting, with Bob Lawton talking about his recent trips to Egypt and Jordan. Information: Margaret Barz, 945-6852.
The Rocky Mountain Smiths, a regional artist-blacksmith group, is hosting a workshop and demonstration at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the studio of Will Perry in Carbondale. Perry will show various projects that combine forged steel and blown glass. $10 for RMS members, $15 for nonmembers. Information: 963-2464.
Thunder River Theatre Company is holding its annual auditions to grow the company with actors, as well as with those who have interest in stagecraft and want to help on productions. Auditions are scheduled from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 23 and 24, at TRTC’s current space in the Sopris Shopping Center, at Highway 133 and Colorado Avenue, next to The Paint Store. Actors should bring a current resume and prepare two contrasting monologues ” up to two minutes each. Call 309-5398 for an audition appointment. If you are interested in technical work, stagecraft, set construction, lights, sound, and helping to run shows, please schedule an audition slot as well. Information: http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com.
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