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Ute Indian cultural

performance at Sunlight

At noon on Monday, Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Ute Indian Tribe will be honored during a Cultural Dance performance on the outside deck of Sunlight’s Day Lodge. In addition to the dance performance, there will be a blessing of the mountain. After skiing, they will unwind in their beloved sacred, healing Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, which the Ute Indians first shared with the settlers. Snow blessings of over 10 feet followed the Ute Tribe’s “Thank You Snowdance” at Denver’s SnowSports Expo in November.

Tips for twins and triplets

Multiple Connections, a new support group for parents of twins and triplets (or more!), will have its first meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Dos Gringos Burritos Restaurant in Carbondale. Dos Gringos is located in La Fontana Plaza on Highway 133. Come meet other moms and dads of multiples and share parenting ideas. Adults only this time, please, so everyone can relax.

Olympic gymnast to speak

The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork will host a talk by Maureen Curran, former member of the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team, on games and movement for healthy childhood development. The talk will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Waldorf School and will be followed by a question and answer period with those present. Curran lives in Hawaii and performs movement workshops and instructs teachers and parents all over the world. The event is free and open to the public. Information: Julie Mulcahy, 963-1960.

New local

firefighting documentary

“Put the Wet Stuff on the Red Stuff: Aspen Volunteer Firefighting Since 1881,” a new 50 minute-long documentary, will premiere at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Wheeler Opera House. The locally-produced documentary features historic footage, photos and interviews with more than 20 volunteer firefighters and narration by Jimmy Ibbotson of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

Heart attack prevention class

Glenwood Medical Associates will host a free, informational seminar as part of their “Heart Attack Prevention Program for You” from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, in the

clinic lobby. The public is invited to attend and learn more about new screening and diagnostic technologies available to predict heart attack risk. Free blood pressure checks and vouchers for discounted cholesterol screenings. Glenwood Medical Associates is located at 1830 Blake Ave. Information: 945-8503.

Dog park fund-raiser party

A fund-raiser to help support the Glenwood Springs dog park will be held at the Glenwood Community Center from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24. Live music by the Love Machine and DJ spinning by the PhatGreenHead Experience, dinner by Spagnolo’s Restaurant. $35 per person, $50 a couple or $15 for those 16 and under. Information: Becky, 945-8440, or Donni, 928-9212.

Gifts given for

Rifle centennial logo

The City of Rifle will celebrate its centennial in 2005 and the Rifle Centennial Committee is asking local residents to fire up their creative juices and design a logo for the event. The winning entry will receive a $150 gift certificate to Wal-Mart. All entries must incorporate the centennial slogan, “Embracing our past, shaking hands with our future.” Logos should be no larger than 81⁄2-by-11, and they can be sent to Rifle Centennial Committee 2005, 200 Lions Park Circle, Rifle, CO 81650 by Jan. 31. The winning entry will be used for all Centennial Committee communications and at all events.

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