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Financial aid seminar

All college- and university-bound students and their parents, not just those planning on attending Colorado Mountain College, need to know the most current information available on financial aid. To learn about financial aid application procedures, deadline requirements and types of assistance available for 2004-2005, attend one of Colorado Mountain College’s financial aid seminars, beginning with a session held 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Basalt High School. Financial aid director Gary Lewis will speak. Information: 384-5959.

Music together

Music Together classes begin Wednesday, Jan. 14, and Thursday, Jan. 15, in Glenwood Springs. Classes will be held on Wednesday and Thursday mornings through March for families with young children. Information: 963-1482.

Railroad talk

HeritageApen presents “How the Railroads Came to Aspen,” 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13. Historian and author Earl Elmont will discuss the early days of railroads in the Roaring Fork Valley and Basalt. Mountain Chalet, 333 E. Durant, Aspen.

Helping Anglo and Latino

Students Learn Side By Side

The Roaring Fork School District will host a special Spanish-language District Accountability Committee meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the Roaring Fork High School media center in Carbondale. The public meeting will focus on the District Accountability Committee’s theme for the current school year – “How can Anglo and Latino students in our district learn more effectively side by side?” The meeting will be conducted in Spanish and is open to parents and community members. The 20-year-old accountability group in the RFSD is a legally required standing committee with representation from each school. Questions: Fred Wall, 384-6001. Questions in Spanish: Carmen Montgomery at 384-5773.

Weavers meet

Western Rivers Weavers Guild will have their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12, upstairs at Mountain Valley Textiles, 209 8th Street, Glenwood Springs. Weavers, spinners, and fiber artists of all levels are invited. This month’s project ” making a beaded bracelet. Information: Diana, 920-0039 days, 947-9842 evenings and weekends.

Fly fishing in the Bahamas

The Ferdinand Hayden Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the First Choice Inn in Glenwood Springs. The main presentation will be by local fishing guide and salt water guru Kyle Holt, on Fly Fishing the Bahamas. There will also be a short presentation and discussion on the prospects of extensive gas drilling on the Roan Plateau and what that means for fish and water, wilderness and wildlife. Information: Paula Fothergill, 963-1383, or Ken Neubecker, 328-2070.

Community First Aid classes

Community First Aid and Safety classes will be offered by the Roaring Fork chapter of the American Red Cross from 6-10 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Thursday, Jan. 15. Information: (970) 242-4851.

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