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Holiday Show extended

The Carbondale Clay Center’s annual Holiday Show and Sale will remain open through the end of the year. Sale hours are from 1-5 Friday, Dec. 26, Saturday, Dec. 27, Monday, Dec. 29 to Wednesday, Dec. 31. The show features handmade pottery and sculpture created by local ceramic artists who teach at the Clay Center.

Seeking English tutors

Literacy Outreach has a growing waiting list of people who are eager to learn to speak, read and write English in Garfield County, especially in Glenwood Springs and Rifle. The agency needs help teaching basic literacy skills to adults including basic reading, writing and math to native English speakers and oral English skills to non-native speakers. Volunteers do not need to speak Spanish or have prior teaching experience, just a desire to help, the ability to read and speak English and two hours of time a week to work one-on-one with an adult. Information on the program will be offered from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the following locations: in Parachute, Monday, Jan. 5, at the Garfield County School District Administration Building conference room; in Carbondale on Jan. 6, at the Gordon Cooper Library; in Glenwood Springs on Jan. 7, at the Glenwood Springs Library; and in Rifle on Jan. 8, at the Rifle Branch Library. Information: 945-5282.

Christmas Eve Service

The Church at Carbondale will hold a candlelight service at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24 at the Roaring Fork High School auditorium. The church has also organized a live Nativity scene at 7 p.m. at Perry Ranch (located south of Carbondale on Hwy. 133, turn right at the fish hatchery and follow the star).

Glenwood Christmas Tree recycling plans

Christmas trees can be dropped off for recycling in Glenwood Springs between Saturday, Dec. 27 and Monday, Jan. 12 at the following locations: the southeast corner of the Glenwood Springs Mall parking lot, at True Value and at the Glenwood Springs Roping Arena, west of the airport. Please remember to remove tree stands, ornaments and decorations, remove all nails or screws and cut very large trees in half. Trees that are collected will be taken to the Glenwood Springs landfill and chipped into CacaLoco’s compost operation.

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