Mothers meet

Mid-Valley Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will meet from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, at Christ Community Church, off Highway 82 between Basalt and El Jebel. Danielle Howard will be guest speaker. Child care provided. Information: Wendy, 927-5154, or Jacy, 927-8722.

Archaeology slide show

Jean Edmonds will be the featured speaker at the November meeting of the Roaring Fork chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society, held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at the First Presbyterian Church (1016 Cooper, Glenwood Springs). Edmonds will give a slide show about World War II sites and the archaeology of Micronesia. Information: Larry, 949-0288.

New World Order?

The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition presents “The New Rulers of the World,” a film by award-winning journalist John Pilger. The film explores the economy of Indonesia and the use of sweatshop factories by famous brand names, asking questions about who really rules the world now ” governments or huge companies? The movie will be screened at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at Glenwood Springs High School Library; at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Roaring Fork High School, Room 109, Carbondale; and at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Basalt Community United Methodist Church, 0167 Holland Hills Road. Info: 963-9852 or 984-3161.

Planning for college

Parents of college-bound juniors and seniors who’d like to get a jump on the potentially scary world of financial aid can attend a meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Glenwood Springs High School’s DECA room. You can learn more about scholarships, grants, student loans and work-study programs.

Northwest school visits valley

Britten Snider, admission counselor at the University of Puget Sound, will visit the valley on Tuesday, Nov. 18, to provide information to students who may be interested in attending the university. The University of Puget Sound is a 2,600-student, independent liberal arts college in Tacoma, Wash., offering coursework in the liberal arts and sciences. Snider will be available at 11 a.m. at Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale, at 12:15 p.m. at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale, and at 3:20 p.m. at Glenwood Springs High School. Information: 1-800-396-7191or

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