OCTOBER 21st to 27th - ROARING FUN - Plan your week of FUN in the Roaring Fork Valley

Every week we feature events taking place in the Roaring fork Valley. 

Plan your week and enjoy the ROARING FUN our community has to offer!

OCTOBER 21st to 27th

Monday Oct. 21:

Mother Goose on the Loose 

10:30 am to 11 am - Basalt Library - FREE (Repeats weekly, October 07, 2019 to October 28, 2019)

"An interactive, engaging storytime primarily for babies and toddlers up to 24 months. This half hour program includes repetition and surprise with stories, fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes, and finishes with a short social playtime."

Fork & Pan Youth Cooking Class Series

2 pm to 4 pm - Carbondale Rec Center (Repeats daily, October 02, 2019 to October 23, 2019)

"Boost your child’s kitchen confidence with this eight-class cooking series. In each class, kids will roll up their sleeves and get cooking. They will work together in a fun, hands-on environment, making foods they love while making new friends too. The best part—they’ll get to eat the dishes they make! Kids will discover how fun it is to cook tasty and nutritious recipes."

Tuesday Oct. 22:

Yarn Group

5 pm to 7 pm - Basalt Library - FREE (Repeats weekly, October 01, 2019 to October 29, 2019)

"Bring your knitting, crochet or needlepoint projects, share ideas with others and get help if you need it. Hosted by Sarah Blaine. Some experience required."

Aikido for Adults and Teens 

6 pm to 7:30 pm - Roaring Fork Aikikai - Pricing at HERE (Repeats weekly, beginning April 09, 2018)

"Roaring Fork Aikikai's adults and teens aikido program is designed to respond to the needs of adults and teens ages 14 and up. Men and women of all skill levels and physical ability are welcome. Those who want powerful self defense training and intensive physical conditioning will be matched with senior instructors and aikidoka who will take them to their edge. Others who want a gentler focus on the spiritual and mental aspects of aikido are equally welcome, and our professional teaching staff will carefully ensure their safety and enjoyment. Students of all ranks and experience levels train together, allowing for rapid transfer of skills and experience among students. Beginners receive one-to-one pe"

Wednesday Oct. 23:

Beyond the Strike: Climate Forum in Carbondale

5 pm to 7 pm - 3d Street center - Carbondale - FREE 

"More than 4 million people participated in youth-led climate strikes around the world in September. How can we can build on that momentum? This regional forum will focus on solutions and positive actions we can take on a personal, local, and systems level to speed the transition to a clean energy economy. It will include a presentation on existing efforts by local groups, followed by discussion about the biggest opportunities to accelerate progress in 2020. All valley residents are invited to attend. This is an opportunity to turn passion into action for creating climate-friendly communities and a climate-friendly region. For more information, contact Stefan Johnson at stefan@cleanenergyeconomy.net"

Yoga and Hot Springs

6 pm to 9 pm - Avalanche Ranch - Redstone - $25 CASH ONLY (Repeats weekly, October 02, 2019 to April 29, 2020)

"Join Whitney Roginski at Avalanche Ranch Wednesday evenings for an all levels gentle yoga practice from 6-7pm followed by a nourishing soak in the hot springs till 9pm. MEET: in the yoga barn (over the bridge, across from the top pool) 10mins before class BRING: yoga mat and any props you wish to use, swim wear, towel, water and snacks  Reservations encouraged call 970-963-2846"

Thursday Oct. 24th

After Work Storytime

5:30 pm to 6 pm - Basalt Library - FREE (Repeats weekly, October 10, 2019 to October 24, 2019)

"Can't make it to our morning storytimes? Then this program is for you! Join us Thursday evenings for an after work storytime."

Friday Oct. 25th

Music at the Library: Jazz with Lenore Raphael & Tim Fox

5:30 to 6:30 - Basalt Library - FREE 

"Lenore Raphael, jazz pianist and Steinway jazz artist, has long been an admirer of Oscar Peterson and his duos with Clark Terry. Not only has she admired Terry, she has performed with him as well. She will pay tribute to the renowned duo, Oscar and Clark, in concert with trumpet great Tim Fox and Tim Emmons on bass."

Personal Growth Workshop Series

6 pm to 8 pm - Vera Herbals - $35-$90 (Repeats weekly, October 18, 2019 to November 01, 2019)

"Join us for our Self-Growth Workshop Series! Facilitated by Katia Fernandinho - she has a BA in Psychology and a lifetime of experience to help others awaken to their truest self. Katia also has a gift for holding a safe space and a deep understanding of what it takes to make profound change in life. Come to 1 day or all 3! Single Class: $35 All 3: $90 Early Bird All 3: $75 (Before 10/5) Friday Oct 18th: Releasing Limitations 6-8pm. "The only limitations you will ever have are the ones you put on yourself." Class will Include: Pain body - what is it? How can we learn to work with it? An introduction into freeing yourself from limited thinking. Worksheets and exercises to uncover our conditioning and patterning. Friday Oct 25th: Effective Communication 6-8pm. "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." Class will Include: Learning good listening techniques and how to talk it out. Learning to distinguish between the "story" and accuracy. Turning complaints into requests & breakdowns into breakthroughs. (This class is great for couples as well!) Friday Nov 1st: Power vs. Force 6-8pm "We change the world not by what we say or do, but as a consequence of what we become." Class will Include: Introducing the work Power vs. Force by David Hawkins The theory of map of consciousness and how to use it in daily life How to shift from force (not trusting, scarcity) to power (vulnerability and trust) This is a sacred space for acceptance and love for all. For more info: Vera Herbals 970-456-9333 Or Stop by: 1136 Colorado Ave, Carbondale CO 81623 (Next to Crystal River Spas)"

Saturday Oct. 26th

Community Fall Festival

4 pm to 6 pm - Cornerstone Christian Center & School - BASALT - FREE

Community Fall Festival to benefit Wind Walkers. Make a donation and receive game tickets and a meal from Slow Groovin' BBQ. Enjoy carnival games, pumpkin decorating, pony rides, bounce houses, wear a costume and go Trunk & Treating, Free entry. 20351 Highway 82, Basalt. www.cccbasalt.com

Party in Pink Zumbathon

5 pm to 7 pm - Carbondale Rec Center - FREE

"Come join us for a 2-hour Zumba class with multiple instructors from all over the valley! This class is to raise funds for breast cancer. There will be a box at the front where you can drop any amount you can contribute. This will be an extremely fun Zumba class! We encourage you to wear something pink as a way to join our cause."

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