Christmas Concert of PraiseThe Aspen Christmas Concert of Praise will take place at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, at the Wheeler Opera House. This Aspen holiday tradition features a 14-piece band and a 40-voice community choir. Tickets and show times: 920-5770.Free Trip to NeverlandThe Springs Theatre will present a free showing of “Peter Pan” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18. Santa and his helpers will be at Centennial Park at 11:45 a.m. to meet and greet kids of all ages following the movie.Santa at SunlightThe Sunlight Winter Carnival, sponsored by Elk Mountain Motors, takes place Saturday, Dec. 18. As part of Lift Ops for LIFT-UP, bring an unwrapped toy to the ticket window and purchase a lift ticket for $15. Demo new gear from K2, Dynastar, Volkl, Nordica, Crescent Moon, etc., and receive a 25-percent-off coupon on that equipment. The annual torchlight parade will take place at dusk. Santa will greet kids with free hot cider and cookies. Information: 945-7491.Library UpgradeAll six Garfield County libraries will experience upgrades to Qwest connections beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21. Should there be line issues during the process, the libraries will open later than their scheduled times. Signs on the doors will notify patrons of delays.A Story About Santa’s HelpersPreschool storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22, at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 Ninth St. The theme will be “Elves,” with stories followed by a simple craft. Information: 945-5958.Preschool storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22, at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 Ninth St. The theme will be “Elves,” with stories followed by a simple craft. Information: 945-5958.
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