In an effort to assist in the early detection of prostate and testicular cancer, today there will be free PSA, cholesterol and testosterone blood tests from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event will be held at Aspen Optimal Health, located at 605 W. Main St. in Aspen. No appointments are accepted; walk-in only and no fasting is required. Call 925-4314 for more information.
The deadline to apply to be part of Wintersculpt as part of Wintersköl festivities is Dec. 7.
The snow sculpture event, to be held Jan. 10-12, involves carving an 8-square-foot cube of snow in 48 hours on Aspen’s pedestrian malls.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center is seeking submissions from artists and amateurs, sculptors, builders and tinkerers, friends, families, organizations and businesses. Everyone is invited to participate.
The participation stipend is $200 per team, with prizes awarded for first place ($400), second place ($200), and third place ($100). Sculptures will be judged on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 4 p.m., and awards will be announced at 5 p.m. at the CP Burger skating party located at the Silver Circle Ice Rink.
Download an entry form or visit andersonranch.org/wintersculpt. For more information, contact Sonya Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org  or call 923-3181, ext. 204.
KDNK is hosting the Labor of Love Auction and Community Mixer at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center on Friday, Nov. 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. This is a free event.
The Walt Smith Trio will perform jazz and Christmas songs. Volunteer waitresses will serve finger food from Konnyaku restaurant. There will a cash bar for beer and wine.
Locals and businesses have donated more than 400 items, including local art, food, sports items, beauty products, livestock and labors of love. Call 963-0139 for advance registration. More information at kdnk.org.
The Roaring Fork Valley yoga community is coming together this month for “The Gift of Gratitude,” a chance to give back and try something new.
Devised by The Aspen Yoga Society and lululemon athletica Aspen, the Gift of Gratitude offers residents a chance to try all of the different yoga studios in the valley for free from Nov. 1-20; the only catch is that they must donate non-perishable food to Lift Up in exchange for the class.
Lift Up has been serving the Roaring Fork Valley for over 30 years, providing essential humanitarian services. According to Lift-Up personnel, during the holidays there is always great need.
The promotion will culminate with a free community yoga class at Aspen High School on Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. in conjunction with the Aspen TREE free community meal. All participants are encouraged to volunteer to help at the meal, which served over 1,000 people last year, according to Aspen TREE Founder Eden Vardy.
The Gift of Gratitude is made possible by local studios offering their services in exchange for food that is donated to help the needy. Participating studios include: The Aspen Club and Spa, Arjuna Yoga Aspen, O2 Yoga Aspen, King Yoga Aspen Business Center, Le Cercle Studio in Basalt, Bikram’s Yoga College of India in Basalt and Carbondale, and Kula Yoga in Carbondale.
lululemon is providing a free outfit to the person who visits the most yoga classes at participating studios within the time frame. To participate in Gift of Gratitude, residents must go to lululemon athletica on Spring Street in Aspen and pick up a card. One card per person and one class per studio, per person.