Davi Nikent Center meeting
Davi Nikent (“always light” in the Ute language), an integrated wellness and resource center, announces the first general meeting for 2004, to be held at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Carbondale Town Hall community room #2. Agenda items include 2004’s strategic plans. Information: 963-8972.
All carbs are not created equal
Nina Schnipper, a certified personal trainer and massage therapist, hosts “All Carbs are Not Created Equal and Other Diet Truths,” a free presentation held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at RiverView Plaza (100 Elk Run Drive) in Basalt. Information: Peak Fitness, 948-0179.
Theater Masters seeks master thespians
Theater Masters immediately seeks pictures and resumes from experienced actors interested in participating in the New Play Reading Series. Noted young playwrights and directors from both Broadway and off-Broadway shows will be coming to Aspen later this year to work with local performers. Information: Julia Hansen, 948-9484 or jhansen1L@aol.com.
Student loan seminar
Parents who are filling out FAFSA for seniors seeking financial aid at college this fall are invited to a workshop held 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Glenwood Springs High School’s library lecture hall. Gary Lewis of CMC will host. Information: 945-4487.
Oriental medicine de-mystified
Discover the secrets of health and longevity and de-mystify acupuncture and Oriental medicine at a free talk by Alaina Speraw, presented by the Valley Wellness Center at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29. 1517 Blake Ave., Suite 203. Information: 947-1701.
GOCO grant workshop
Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) staff members will conduct technical assistance workshops across the state, including in Carbondale, to help organizations applying for lottery grants. Grants applications are currently available from GOCO for local park and outdoor recreation facilities and open space land preservation projects. Carbondale’s session will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Jan. 29, at Carbondale Town Hall.
Pianist Pompa-Baldi to perform
Award-winning Italian pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi will perform for members of the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Admission is by membership ticket in the association. For information about the concert series, call Judy, 945-5384, or Sue, 945-8722.
Get yourself published
Aspiring poets and writers who’d like to be published poets and writers can take part in “How to Become a Published Author or Poet: A to Z,” a seminar hosted by author Mark Shaw, held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Given Institute in Aspen. $25 tax-deductible donation. Information: 544-3398 or http://www.booksforlifefoundation.com
Ten Take Two plays performed
“Ten Take Two,” an evening of 10-minute plays, will be presented by the Theater Masters winter acting workshop participants at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the New Space Theater at CMC’s Spring Valley campus. A second show will also take place at Aspen High School at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9. Information: 379-5940.
Seniors’ driving program
Colorado Mountain College Senior Center is sponsoring the AARP Driver Safety Program Wednesday, March 3, and Thursday, March 4, at the CMC Glenwood Springs Center, 1402 Blake Ave. The class is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. There is a $10 fee which includes the workbook. Most automobile insurance companies in Colorado offer a discount to those completing the course. This AARP driver refresher course is directed towards drivers 50 and over and focuses on issues such as how to compensate for changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Information: Linda, 945-9117.
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