Sign up for lift-up holiday basketsRegistration ends Friday, Nov. 12, for the 2004 LIFT-UP Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets and angel tree gifts and starts again on Monday, Nov. 29, through Friday, Dec. 3. Distribution of Thanksgiving baskets will take place Monday, Nov. 22, at various valley locations. Participants must register at only one location and provide a local address and phone number. Registration locations are: 601 21st St., Glenwood Springs, 945-2005; 385 S. Second St., Carbondale, 963-1778; 126 N. Fourth St., New Castle, 984-2115; 1800 Railroad Ave., Rifle, 625-4888; and 112 N. Fisher Ave., Parachute, 285-7903.School district meetingThe Garfield School District No. 16 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the board room at the district office.Barbershop quartet seeking new talentThe four-part harmony a cappella Mountain Sounds Barbershop Chorus is seeking singers. The group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday nights in the Bethel Chapel at the Glenwood Springs Methodist Church, Ninth and Cooper. Information: Larry, 948-3290, or Bill, 945-6845.No phone homeAs part of the Glenwood Springs Community Center temporary closure, fiber optics repair may cause phone or computer lines to be inoperable until 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9.A fusion of wax and oil paintKathy Honea will lead an encaustic painting workshop at the Aspen Art Museum from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, through Friday, Nov. 12, at the Red Brick Center for the Arts. The course involves fusing wax and oil pigments together and experimental approaches, including collage and photo transfers onto paper, wood and metal surfaces. Information: 925-8050.In honor of our veteransA veterans celebration will take place at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at Sopris Elementary. Veterans participating in the program should arrive at 1 p.m. to register. Information: Lorie Beattie Courier, 384-5418.
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