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Yoga classes continueThe new Glenwood Dance Academy’s Anusara yoga classes, noon to 1:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Masonic Lodge, 100 Midland Ave. in Glenwood Springs, will continue through October. Information: Nova, 945-9515.Dems to discussRifle politicsThe Garfield County Democrats will discuss Rifle politics at their public Weekly Summit at noon Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the Sacred Grounds Coffee Shop, Ninth and Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. Information: Don Kaufman, 945-2396; Theresa Voda, 309-2886; or opensrecreational trailThere will be a grand opening and ribbon-cutting for the Highlands Trail at noon Thursday, Sept. 30, next to the Aspen Recreation Center tennis courts. The trail extends from the rec center parking lot to Highlands Village. Information: 920-5120.Community meeting covers new schoolThere will be a community meeting to discuss the opening of Coal Ridge High School at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at Kathryn Senor Elementary School. Coal Ridge Principal Jeanie Humble will be available to answer questions and gather feedback about the new school. Future meetings will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at Riverside Middle School and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Roy Moore Elementary.’Five Love Languages’at MOPS meetingJo Morley will present “The Five Love Languages” when the Two Rivers Mothers of Preschoolers meet, from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at Mountain View Church. The first meeting is free; additional meetings cost $5. Information: Jo, 876-1941.CMC offersorientation workshopColorado Mountain College will hold an Essentials of Orientation workshop from 1-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, in the Calaway Building at its Spring Valley Campus. RSVP: 947-8287.CMC offerscommunications workshopThere will be a Communications Solutions workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, on Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley Campus. RSVP: 947-8287.Community dancecomes to Masonic LodgeThere will be a Glenwood Springs Community Contra Dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Masonic Lodge, at Ninth Street and Colorado Avenue. $7. Beginners are welcome, and partners are not necessary. A caller will teach all dances, and the Last Minute String Band will provide music. Information: Don, 945-0350. National solar home tour Saturday, Oct. 2Visitors can meet at the Yellow Brick School, 215 N. Garmisch St., in Aspen, for guided tours of solar homes in Aspen and down-valley at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. Information: 544-9808 or e-mail’Kaverns’ parkcelebrates OktoberfestThe Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will offer cave tours, traditional German food and music, beer specials, face-painting, a climbing wall, pie-eating contests, Buttons the Clown, a bouncy castle and slide, and live music for its second annual Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 2. Round-trip passes for the Iron Mountain Tramway are $10 for adults, $9 for seniors 65 and older, and $7 for children ages 3-12.Hydrogen-powered pickup on display in AspenTai Robinson of Intergalactic Hydrogen will display and demonstrate a new hydrogen-powered Toyota Tacoma in Aspen Friday, Oct. 1, and Saturday, Oct. 2, along the route of the Rocky Mountain Hydrogen Drive 2004. The vehicle will be part of Dennis Weaver’s “Drive to Survive” documentary presentation from 4-5 p.m. Friday at 100 Puppy Smith St., and at the farmers market at Hopkins and Hunter from 8-11 a.m. Saturday. ‘Journaling With Images’The Wyly Community Art Center (1199 Woody Creek Road in Woody Creek) is offering a “Journaling With Images” workshop with Deborah Jones from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 6, 7, 13 and 14. Cost: $175. Information or RSVP: 923-1252 or coversstrategic planThe Roaring Fork School District board of education invites the public to a meeting to review and update the district’s five-year strategic plan from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the district office at 1405 Grand Ave., next to Glenwood Springs High School. Information: 384-6000,, or offersbusiness workshopsColorado Mountain College’s Small Business Development Center will offer two workshops: “Funding Your Business,” which is free and will run from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at Colorado Mountain College’s Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave., and “Merchandising and Visual Display” ($25) from 8-10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at the Glenwood Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road. Information and RSVP: 384-8522.Group seeks volunteers for workdayThe nonprofit Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers group is inviting volunteers to help plant native wetland and upland species in Basalt’s new Riverfront Community Park Saturday, Oct. 2. The group will provide tools, materials and dinner at the end of the day. RSVP: 937-8241, or

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