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Veterans Day activities

Glenwood Springs High School will get a jump on Veterans Day with an assembly held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6. Local veterans are asked to meet at the school lobby at 9:30 a.m. with information on their rank, branch and length of service. Other Veterans Day events include a performance by the Glenwood Middle School choir at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 11 at Glen Valley Care and Rehabilitation Center, as well as an assembly at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 at Sopris Elementary School (veterans are asked to assemble at 1:10 p.m.). Information: 384-5555.

art in New Castle

The New Castle Art Guild will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 303 Main St. in New Castle. The upcoming Holiday Craft Fair will be discussed and attendees will have a chance to create stress-free art. Information: Jeannie Hoppal, 625-0246.

Home for the holidays

Aspiring home-based businesspeople can learn more about companies including Avon, Discovery Toys, Homemade Gourmet, Longaberger, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef and Tupperware during the home-based business fair and artisan expo, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Sopris Room of the Glenwood Springs Community Center.

Do the Time Warp

The cult classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show” will be screened at midnight Friday and Saturday at the Springs Theater, 915 Grand Ave. Proceeds from the movie will benefit the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program and Identity Crisis Youth Radio. Tickets are $8. Information: 963-0139.

Baby-sitter training

Boys and girls aged 11-15 who are interested in becoming an American Red Cross certified baby-sitter can take part in a day-long class held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, at Carbondale Town Hall. Cost is $40, including a training manual and first-aid kit. Information: call Woodsie, 704-4116.

Furry friends photo shoot

Colorado Animal Rescue hosts its third annual opportunity to have your family and pet’s photo taken with Santa Claus, with all proceeds going to helping animals. Photo shoots take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Darkroom, 732 Cooper Ave., and from noon to 3 p.m. at the Colorado Animal Rescue Shelter, 2801 County Road 114. Information: 945-5880 or 947-9173.

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