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Postings, 9/17

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K-PUT TournamentThe Roaring Fork Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a mini golf fund-raiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Johnson Park. Prizes include a free mountain bike.Community Center programs for FridayThe Glenwood Springs Community Center will hold the following programs Friday, Sept. 17: a punt, pass and kick contest at 4 p.m.; beginner country western two-step and waltz from 6-7 p.m.; salsa, cumbia and merengue from 7-8 p.m.; and Intermediate West Coast swing from 9-10 p.m.Yoga class,climbing wall openat community centerThe Glenwood Springs Community Center will offer an Anusara yoga class from 9:45-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept., 18, and the climbing wall will be open from 2-9 p.m.Groups seekvolunteertrail workersThe Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, the Bureau of Land Management and the Red Hill Council are seeking dozens of volunteers for a trail work day Saturday, Sept. 18, to help reroute a section of the Elk Traverse Trail on Red Hill in Carbondale. Volunteers will build a new, sustainable segment of the trail through red rock cliffs. Sponsors will provide tools, materials, leadership and dinner at the end of the work day. RSVP 927-8241, or headedto Quilt-A-FairAnvil Points Quilt Guild will charter a bus to this year’s Quilt-A-Fair on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont. The bus will leave Rifle around 6:15 a.m. and return around 7:30 p.m., with pick-up points in Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs. Information: Pat Peterson, 876-5160.series focuseson brain research, developmentThe Aspen Youth Center’s seventh annual education series, “Getting Into Their Heads: Parenting with the Brain in Mind,” from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Aspen District Theater, focuses on brain research and development. Speakers Martha Kaufeldt, author of “Begin with the Brain,” and Jane Nelson, author of “Positive Discipline A-Z,” will offer tools for educators and parents. Tickets are $20 and available by calling 544-4133, and there is free baby-sitting for children 5 and older. RSVP before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, by calling 544-4133. Alpine Singles gather for happy hourThe Alpine Singles group will meet for happy hour at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Rivers Restaurant in Glenwood Springs. Information: Barney B. Higgins, 945-9128, or Cynthia L. Hoest, 625-1805.Workshop covers EEOC issuesThe Glenwood Springs Workforce Center & the Colorado Civil Rights Division are sponsoring a free workshop for employers on Equal Employment Opportunity Commission information Sept. 28-29. Information and RSVP: Allison, 945-8638. One-night parenting workshopsThe nonprofit Roaring Fork Family Resource Centers will offer free, one-night parenting workshops monthly in Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs: “How to Eliminate Power Struggles and Get Your Child to Listen and Cooperate,” with Sean Jeung and Vickie Falcone, from 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Basalt Elementary School Family Resource Center office, Sept. 29 at the Carbondale Elementary School library, and Sept. 30 at the Glenwood Springs Elementary School library. Child care is free. “Positive Discipline: What to do Instead of Yell, Nag, Punish or Threaten” will be Oct. 19 in Basalt, Oct. 20 in Carbondale and Oct. 21 in Glenwood Springs. Information: contact Nancy La Joy, 384-5694, or show returns to GlenwoodThe Glenwood Springs Police Department Crime Prevention and Youth Activities programs will sponsor the “Magic! Magic! Magic! Show” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. The event will benefit youth-oriented programs, such as the bike rodeo and winter skating party, as well as the Strawberry Days rodeo, National Night Out and area neighborhood watch programs. Tickets are available at the show, and are $9, or $8 with a coupon. Information: (800) 813-7560, or Sgt. Levy Burris or Officer Margaret Wierenga at the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 384-6500.Adult activitiescenter reopeningin OctoberCooper Avenue Social Center, an adult activities and day-stay service, is reopening in October. Information: Karen Matel, 945-9191, ext. 3063.Sale needs craftersThe United Methodist Women in Rifle are seeking crafters for the sixth annual Gingerbread Crafthouse sale, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Lovell Building. Information: Pat Peterson, 876-5160.

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