Story TimePreschool Story Time for 3- to 5-year-olds will be held at the Glenwood Springs Library at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29. The theme will be “Wake Up New Year,” with stories followed by a simple craft. The library is located at 413 Ninth St. Information: 945-5958. Women’s organizations receive grantsCity Market, in a matching grant partnership with First Data/Western Union, announces the donation of $11,000 to women’s services organizations across the western slope.Recipient organizations include Hilltop Community Resources in Grand Junction, Tri County Resource Center in Montrose, Volunteers of america Southwest Safehouse in Durango, Resource Center of Eagle County in Avon, and The Advocate Safehouse Project in Glenwood Springs.Holiday Clay SaleThe Carbondale Clay Center Holiday Show and Sale, including more than 200 pieces of unique, hand-crafted pottery by nine locally renowned potters, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 27, through Friday, Dec. 31. Or by appointment, call 963-2529. The Clay Center is located at 135 Main St. in Carbondale.Donations for Christmas Eve fire victimsThe Ashton Durrett family home at 914 Blake Ave. was destroyed by fire Christmas Eve. Donations can be made to the Durrett family at Bank of Colorado at 901 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, account #5930467413, Durrett Family Donation Fund. Glittering jewelsH.R.H. Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia and Alvaro Cuadrado with Jewels of Aspen and Francesca Visconti are sponsoring 2004 Holidays Fine Jewelry Collections with a reception 4-8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 27. The exhibition will run 2-8 p.m. through Jan. 2, at the Hotel Jerome. A portion of sales will benefit the Aspen Writers’ Foundation.Take a skate breakThe Glenwood Springs Community Center will host a Christmas Break ’50s Ice Skate Party on Wednesday, Dec. 29. The party in town includes a ’50s costume contest, a Hula Hoop Contest, Ice Bowling and a Dance Contest. Hot chocolate and other goodies are available. Information: 384-6300. Stars of TomorrowAuditions for the annual Stars of Tomorrow talent showcase will be Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Glenwood Springs Middle School choir room. Piano acts will audition from 4-5 p.m., vocal acts from 5-6 p.m., and all other acts from 6-6:30 p.m. All auditioners must have a $100 sponsor if selected for the show. Due to scheduling conflicts, the show is earlier this year. Stars of Tomorrow will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium. Information: Rosario Young, 947-9734.Auditions for the annual Stars of Tomorrow talent showcase will be Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Glenwood Springs Middle School choir room. Piano acts will audition from 4-5 p.m., vocal acts from 5-6 p.m., and all other acts from 6-6:30 p.m. All auditioners must have a $100 sponsor if selected for the show. Due to scheduling conflicts, the show is earlier this year. Stars of Tomorrow will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium. Information: Rosario Young, 947-9734.
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