Kim Breslin and Noreen Nolan are excited to announce the New Castle Community Market will be held each Thursday from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Burning Mountain Park beginning this week. The market will feature 17 vendors of produce, foods and hand crafted goods. Each week there will be musical entertainment as well. Anyone wishing to help sponsor the music lineup is encouraged to call Noreen at 970-984-3420.
The Roaring Fork Conservancy leads a series of tours at Filoha Meadows in the Crystal River Valley to view fireflies and rare orchids in the unique thermal wetlands ecosystem.Tours are 7-9:30 p.m. on July 10 and 11. Registration is required in advance at www.roaringfork.org/events, or call (970) 927-1290 with questions.Filoha Meadows, located along Highway 133 near the Penny Hot Springs, is closed to public access so this is a rare opportunity. The free tour event is underwritten by Pitkin County Open Space & Trails.
Boulder musicians Mary Sue & Cari are coming to Garfield County Libraries for the Summer Reading Program and will perform at all six locations on July 10, 11 and 12. Mary Sue & Cari use their bodies, guitars, mountain dulcimer, ukulele, frog and any other unusual instrument that strikes their fancy for a rocking good time. For times and locations call your local library or visit us at www.gcpld.org.
Architect Doug Graybeal will present a second information session about a proposed Roaring Fork Valley co-housing development from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the Calaway Room at the Third Street Center, 520 Third St., Carbondale. The housing project is aimed at active older members of the community. Prospective residents will be intimately involved in the design to assure the results reflect their needs and priorities. Cohousing recreates the relationships of old-fashioned neighborhoods, but with enhanced energy efficiency and green design. Sustainability is a core value in cohousing projects.