Health library offersuser-friendly informationThe Planetree HealthSource Library at Valley View Hospital provides free public access to health and medical information in an easy-to-understand format. Resources include books, journals, newsletters and Internet sites for medical information. The library is across the street from the hospital at 2001 Blake Ave., Suite 1A in Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-6535, ext. 3706.Yoga at Aspen Health & HarmonyAspen Health & Harmony will offer the following programs this week: prenatal yoga with Cindy from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel; yoga with Collette, from 5:30-6:45 p.m. Thursday at the Carbondale studio; an archetypes and sacred contracts workshop with Stephanie Stanfield, Ph.D., from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 (RSVP for $75 by Sept. 8, $85 thereafter) in El Jebel; and a yoga workshop with Cindy and Kate from 4-6 p.m. Saturday ($20) in El Jebel. Information: 704-9642.Rifle Snowmobile Club schedules meeting, work day, potluckThe Rifle Snowmobile Club will kick off its season with a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, at Pruett and Associates Realtors. Saturday, Sept. 11 is trail maintenance day; volunteers should meet at 8:30 a.m. at the groomers shed at the West Elk Trailhead. There will be a potluck club meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at Robinson’s High Country Cabin on Buford Road.Board of education to meet Wednesday, Sept. 8The Roaring Fork School District board of education will meet next at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the district office, 1405 Grand Ave. The agenda will include an update on affordable housing for district employees. Each board meeting also includes a public open forum for comments and questions. Information: 384-6000 or email@example.com. Booster club to hold first meeting TuesdayThe Glenwood Springs High School Booster Club will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in room 401 at Glenwood Springs High School.Aspen Glen Club to hold next Business After HOursThe Aspen Glen Club, 0545 Bald Eagle Way, will hold the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association’s Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. Mid-Valley MOPS to meet Sept. 10The Mid-Valley Mothers of Preschoolers will meet from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10, at Christ Community Church between Basalt and El Jebel. Charla Belinski will speak on “Focusing on Patience in our Lives.” Child care is provided. The first time is free; additional meetings cost $5. Information: Wendy Rickard, 927-5154; or Jacy Allen, 927-8722.Early registration deadline for Walk for WildernessAnyone interested in participating in the Aspen Walk for Wilderness, Saturday, Sept. 25, at Ashcroft, can register for $15 until Friday, Sept. 10. Registration is $20 after that. All ages and abilities are welcome, and each walker will receive a “Walk for Wilderness” T-shirt and water bottle. The early-bird price for participants 12 and younger is $10 ($12 after Sept. 10), but they can walk for free if they don’t want the T-shirt and water bottle. The U.S. Forest Service and three local conservation groups are organizing the 1.5-mile walk from Ashcroft to the Pine Creek Cookhouse to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Proceeds benefit the Colorado Mountain Club, White River Interpretive Association and Wilderness Workshop. Information: http://www.wildernessworkshop.org.Friends of Animal Shelter offer discount on vaccinationsThe Friends of the Rifle Animal Shelter are offering reduced-cost vaccinations for dogs and cats at their annual wellness and vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Rifle Animal Shelter on Prefontaine Avenue (across from Rifle High School). For dogs, a distemper/parvo combo is $10, rabies vaccination $10, kennel cough $5, heartworm testing $5 and deworming $5. For cats, distemper/respiratoryvaccinations are $10, feline leukemia $10, rabies vaccinations $10 and feline leukemia testing $15. Bring your pet’s health records, and cats should be in carriers and dogs on leashes. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 984-2579.Family Safety Fairto take place Sept. 11The second annual Family/Kids Safety Fair, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, will feature 19 booths with car seats, bike helmets, prizes, education, food and more.Usher training at Wheeler Opera HouseThe Wheeler Opera House has scheduled volunteer usher training for 4-5:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11. Information: 920-5787.Street to close for triathlonSeventh Street in Glenwood Springs will be closed between Blake and Midland from 5 a.m. to noon Sunday, Sept. 12, for the 20th annual Tri-Glenwood Triathlon.Street dance and barbecuein CarbondaleSkip’s Pour House and the town of Carbondale will hold a street dance and community barbecue Sunday, Sept. 12, with free lunch at 1 p.m. and Carbondale’s Sirens of Swing providing music at 5 p.m. Skip’s Pour House and the town of Carbondale will hold a street dance and community barbecue Sunday, Sept. 12, with free lunch at 1 p.m. and Carbondale’s Sirens of Swing providing music at 5 p.m.
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