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Glenwood Masons Meet

Glenwood Masons will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, at the Glenwood Masonic Lodge.

Trombonist Dan Barrett to visit

The Valley Jazz Concert Series presents renowned trombonist Dan Barrett, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at Basalt Methodist Church, Holland Hills. $15. Tickets: Walt Smith, 285-9711, Connie McCrudden 963-3136, or Maury Allen 927-1581.

Business After Hours

at Glenwood Springs Ford

Glenwood Springs Ford will host the next Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Business After Hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, March 26, at their 55 Storm King Road location. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided along with great door prizes and giveaways. Free to all chamber members and their guests. Everyone is invited to bring their business card and a dollar for the business card drawing. Information: Raelyn, 945-6589.

Tiller’s Folly concludes

Concert Association season

Celtic musicians The Tiller’s Folly will conclude the season for the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association with a show at 7 p.m. March 27 in the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Those who purchase membership tickets for next year may attend this event free of charge. Information about this event and next year’s schedule of concerts: Judy Huston, 945-5384, or Sue Ludtke, 945-8722.

LEAP still accepting applications

Those seeking help with this season’s high heating bills have until April 30 to apply for LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program), designed to help low-income households with winter home heating costs. LEAP is not intended to pay the entire cost of home heating. Applications available through the Department of Social Services offices in Rifle (902 Taughenbaugh; call 625-5282, ext. 102) or Glenwood Springs (108 8th St.; call 945-9191).

Lions Vision Fair

The Glenwood Lions Club will hold a Vision Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 3, at the CMC Center, 1402 Blake Ave. This free event will provide vision screening and consultations by local eye doctors, as well as information on vision testing, treatment and service opportunities in the area. Lions sponsor used eyeglass donations and recycling, a Denver eye bank facility, leader dog services, eyesight screening (principally for children) and limited financial aid for corrective glasses. Information: 945-6429.

Alpinist Lowe recounts

45 years of climbing

Jeff Lowe will present a slide show at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30. The show, “Many Climbs, Many Lessons: 45 Years of First Ascents Around the World,” recounts Lowe’s experiences as one of the world’s greatest all-time alpinists. Lowe’s equipment and clothing innovations have payed an important role in making climbing accessible to more people. The show benefits the Access Fund. Information: Paul at Ute Mountaineer, 935-2849.

Learn to manage your own fruit trees

The Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute invites everyone interested in learning the skills of propagating and growing their own fruit trees to informational classes, held April 3-4. Pruning information on April 3, grafting on April 4. $60 each day. Please bring tools if you have them. Call for directions and registration: 927-4158 or email

Ski Everest expedition

The 2003 American Ski Everest Expedition slide show presentation by local resident Jon Gibans, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 at Summit Canyon Mountaineering. Enter a raffle to win prizes. Money raised will go to the Access Fund. Information: 945-6994.

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