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Community Briefs

Teen volunteer orientations

Want to spend your summer being a superhero? Anyone age 12-18 is invited to help the Garfield County Libraries with its Summer Reading Program. Come to this orientation to find out how your talents can help with another successful year. Orientations will be held at the Parachute Branch Library at 2 p.m. Monday, May 18; the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 20; the Rifle Branch Library at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20; the New Castle Branch Library at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 22; and the Carbondale Branch Library at 4 p.m. Friday, May 22. To learn more about volunteering, visit

KDNK board of directors meeting

The KDNK board of directors will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, at the offices of KDNK, 76 S. Second St. in Carbondale. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda is posted at the KDNK office. For information call 970-963-0139.

Children’s Mini College summer camp

Children’s Mini College will be holding a June summer camp for children 3-6 years of age. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Parents can sign up for the month or one week out of the month depending on your schedule. Children do not need to go to mini college to participate in this camp. Water play, literacy and science experiments are some of the fun events planned for camp this year. Registration for camp ends May 22. Call the preschool at 970-945-2446 for more information.

Victorian Tea Party

The Rifle Creek Museum is hosting a Victorian Tea Party on Saturday, May 23, with seatings at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Guests can enjoy an old fashioned Victorian Parlor Party with common tea time delectable treats being served. Learn the history of the Stereoscope and photographic viewing cards. Dress attire suggested; feel free to wear hats and gloves. Cost is $15 per person (including a museum tour). Call 970- 625-3391 to reserve a seating.

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