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Community Briefs

The Tree Farm open house

Valley residents are invited to an informal open house from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the Kodiak Ski Club, to learn about the proposal for a new residential and commercial development at The Tree Farm. Attendees will be able to view plans, ask questions, and provide comments in an informal setting. Food and beverage catered by Willits-based Sure Thing Burgers. From Highway 82, turn north at the Willits Lane traffic light, and follow Tree Farm Drive and signage to the Open House. For information, contact Jon Fredericks at 970-379-4155 or

Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour

Roaring Fork Conservancy’s River Stewards and Shaboomee Stand Up Paddleboarding present the 2015 World Tour of the Reel Paddling Film Festival 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 21, Carbondale’s Third Street Center. This 10th annual film festival is produced by Rapid Media and showcases the world’s best paddling films to audiences in the United States, Canada and around the world. The festival inspires people to: explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push physical and emotional extremes, embrace the lifestyle and appreciate the heritage of the wild places we paddle. Beer will be provided by the Roaring Fork Beer Co. Tickets can be purchased for $15 at the Roaring Fork Beer Co.’s tasting room or online at Tickets will be for sale at the door for $18.

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.

Memorial Day Commemoration

The American Legion Post 83 will be conducting its annual Memorial Day Commemoration at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, at the Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs. The general public is encouraged to attend the ceremony, which gave the upcoming three-day weekend its name.

Shred for Charity

Come and join us for a cookout, shred your sensitive paperwork and help Advocate Safehouse Project at the Shred for Charity from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Riverside Professional Building, 2700 Gilstrap Court in Glenwood Springs. Suggested donation is $10 per box to Advocate Safehouse Project.

American Legion seeks help posting flags

American Legion Post 83 of Glenwood Springs is looking for help posting more than 500 U.S. flags by the fallen and deceased veterans’ graves for Memorial Day. A good opportunity for anyone interested in partaking in the true purpose of the Memorial Day Weekend. Meet at 4 p.m. Friday, May 22, near the brick building in the Rosebud Cemetery. For information, call Dan E. LeVan at 618-1910.

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