Protect yourself from ‘Affluenza’
The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition presents the video “Affluenza” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at Glenwood Springs High School Library and at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Roaring Fork High School, Carbondale, Room 109. The video, hosted by National Public Radio’s Scott Simon, looks at overconsumption and materialism and its impacts on families, communities and the environment. Info: 945-1030.
CCAH art classes kick off
A variety of new art classes start at the CCAH’s La Fontana Plaza location on Jan. 28. Kids’ classes include Little Masters, Creative Drawing and Painting and Beyond Stick Figures; Adult classes include Surrealism for Stress, Impressionism with Pastels, “Expand Your Art” and “Tea and Creativity,” a women’s discussion group. Information: 963-1680.
‘Park Your Car in Harvard Yard’
Thunder River Theatre Company’s new show, Israel Horovitz’s “Park Your Car in Harvard Yard,” plays at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 5- 7. Adults $18 and students $10. There will also be a 1:30 p.m. Feb.1 matinee; adults $16, students $8. Located at the corner of Highway 133 and Colorado Avenue in Carbondale’s Sopris Shopping Center. Tickets at Sounds Easy or 309-5398.
Silt Chamber’s Business After Hours
The Silt Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Hours and an open house from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, at the New Silt Fitness Center, located at 2254 Mustang (in the Silt Trade Center). Information: Barry or Roxan, 876-5153.
Come to the Cabaret
Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts hosts the second annual Cabaret Evening event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31. Enjoy performances by the Defiance Theater Group, Tom Cochran, Jackie Meitler, Kristin Carlson and MC Bill Evans, with proceeds going to the Dance Arts Theater Company’s spring dance performance. Tickets are $12 for members and $16 for nonmembers. Reservations/information: 945-2414.
Pet first aid class
The Roaring Fork Kennel Club is sponsoring a first aid for pets class, to be conducted by Red Cross-certified instructor Terena Thomas, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Glenwood Springs Recreation Center. Learn how to administer emergency care and what to do until you get to the vet’s office. Registration deadline is Feb. 5. $30 fee for materials. Information: (970) 524-1440, ext. 1.
Archeology trip to Moab
The Museum of Western Colorado will host “Moab ” Cabin Fever,” a day-long archeology trip and van tour of rock art and archeology sites in the Moab area, on Feb. 7. Michael Pointkowski, an archeologist with Uncompahgre Archeology Consultants, will serve as guide. The trip will depart from the museum, located in downtown Grand Junction. Information: (970) 242-0971.
Grant deadline on horizon
The Aspen Valley Community Foundation’s spring grant deadline is Wednesday, March 3. Local nonprofit organizations must submit their grant applications by 5 p.m. that day at the foundation’s offices, located in the Red Brick Center for the Arts in Aspen. All organizations applying for a grant must review their proposals with Rob Morey, program associate, in advance of submission. Grants are focused in the areas of health and human services, education and projects helping to strengthen community. Information: 920-9310 or http://www.avcfoundation.org/ grantmaking.html.
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