Basalt tree recycling begins dec. 27Basalt Christmas tree recycling will begin on Monday, Dec. 27 and run through Friday, Jan. 7. at Arbaney Park or City Market in El Jebel. Trees must have all lights, ornaments, stands, decorations, wire, etc. removed. Please do not bring wreaths, garlands, roping or gift wrap. Information: 927-4723 or 927-4701. StoryTimePreschool storytime for 3- 5-year-olds will be at the Glenwood Springs Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29. The theme will be “Wake Up New Year,” with stories followed by a simple craft. The library is at 413 Ninth Street. Information: 945-5958.Peace videosThe Roaring Fork Peace Coalition is re-scheduling the videos “Affluenza” and “The New Rulers of the World” on Grassroots TV Channel 12, for 8-10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 27. Information: 945-1030Snow removal in BasaltBasalt’s Town Code requires owners and occupants of property in town, including homes and businesses, to clear the walkways adjacent to their property within 24 hours.Glenwood Springs tree recyclingFor self-service tree drop-off between Tuesday, Dec. 28, and Tuesday, Jan. 18, Waste Management containers will be at these locations:Glenwood Springs Mall – southeast corner of parking lotTrue Value – southeast corner of parking lotGlenwood Springs Roping Arena – west of Glenwood Springs AirportPlease, no tree stands; remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and decorations.Glenwood Springs Community Center closure The Glenwood Springs Community Center will be closed on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec. 25.See the stars – of tomorrowAuditions for the annual Stars of Tomorrow talent showcase will be Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Glenwood Springs Middle School choir room. Piano acts will audition from 4-5 p.m., vocal acts from 5-6 p.m., and all other acts 6-6:30 p.m. All auditioners must have a $100 sponsor if selected for the show. Due to scheduling conflicts, the show is earlier this year. Stars of Tomorrow will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at the Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium. Information: Rosario Young, 947-9734.spiritual healthAs part of the community wellness series, the Rocky Mountain Institute for Physical Medicine is hosting a “Higher-powered Health: Making spiritual connections to achieve higher levels of heath” seminar from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, at 100 Elk Run Drive, River View Plaza, Basalt. The “Create Your Own Aging Reversal Plan: Discover the power to prevent disease and feel fantastic” seminar will also take place from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, at the same location. Information: Nina Schnipper 948-0179.Christmas clayThe Carbondale Clay Center’s Holiday Show & Sale will be open through December for all last-minute-shopping needs. Brighten someone’s table this season with beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces from nine area potters. The Center is located at 135 Main St. in Carbondale. Holiday sale hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: http://www.carbondaleclay.org or 963-2529.The Carbondale Clay Center’s Holiday Show & Sale will be open through December for all last-minute-shopping needs. Brighten someone’s table this season with beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces from nine area potters. The Center is located at 135 Main St. in Carbondale. Holiday sale hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: http://www.carbondaleclay.org or 963-2529.
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