Food for Felix and FidoThe Fork Kennel Club is leading a pet food drive to benefit Colorado Animal Rescue in Spring Valley through Monday, Dec. 13. Donations of cat and dog canned food and cat litter may be dropped off at: R.J. Paddywacks in El Jebel, Roaring Fork Co-op in Carbondale, Glenwood True Value, The Book Train, High Tails in Glenwood Springs or CARE. Information: Britton, 928-0482.Sit on Santa’s lapThe public is invited to attend The Aspen Chamber Resort Association’s holiday party from 5:307:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Bumps at Buttermilk. Enjoy complimentary food, desserts, beverages and a visit from Santa plus cookie decorating for kids of all ages. Guests are asked to bring a toy or cash donation as admission to the party. All proceeds and toys will benefit Neighbor to Neighbor.B-i-n-g-oThe Eagles Lodge, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs, will offer Bingo at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 and Dec. 15. Cost is $10 for game packets and prize money ranges from $15 to $50. The event is open to the public. Pull tabs and refreshments will be available. Information: 945-5506 after 4 p.m.MOPS MeetingThe Sopris MOPS group will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Julie from the Advocate Safehouse Project will speak. Mothers with children birth through kindergarten are welcome and childcare is available. There is a one-time registration fee of $25 and a weekly fee of $7. Scholarships are available. Information: Kerri Powell at 384-2334.Holidays with MOPSTwo Rivers MOPS will host a Christmas brunch and silent auction from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Mountain View Church by Buffalo Valley. Eileen Koch will speak on the topic of patience. Child care is provided. The first meeting is free; additional meetings cost $5. Information: Jo, 876-1941.Save it for a Rainy DayRainy Day Designs, 16 North Fourth St., Carbondale, is hosting an opening reception from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, for a showing of ceramic artwork, “Springtime in December,” by Elizabeth Robinson and Nancy Barbour. The show will run through Dec. 31. Both artists create functional vessels inspired by florall themes and all pieces are for sale. Information: 963-9748.Holiday Open HouseThe Board of Directors of the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, the Chamber Ambassadors and the Chamber staff will host December’s Business After Hours Friday, Dec. 3, at the Chamber, 1102 Grand Ave. All chamber members and their guests are invited to stop in between 5-7 p.m. for food and holiday cheer.Hunt for hidden treasureSunlight Mountain Resort will start its season Friday, Dec. 3, with a treasure hunt and live music for après ski. The treasure hunt includes a pass for next season and $500 in cash prizes. Check http://www.sunlightmtn.com for clues to where prizes are hidden on the mountain. Information: 945-7491 or (800) 445-7931.Beaded BeautiesShop for Christmas gifts for all ages at a glass bead jewelry party taking place from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at Sunlight Mountain Inn. Information: Birdsglassbeads@aol.com.Yoga for momma and babyAspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82, El Jebel, is hosting a prenatal yoga workshop with yoga teacher Cindy Feldman and certified doula Pixie Byrne from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. Cost: $20. Information: 704-9642. Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82, El Jebel, is hosting a prenatal yoga workshop with yoga teacher Cindy Feldman and certified doula Pixie Byrne from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. Cost: $20. Information: 704-9642.
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