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Worship in the Park

The First United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Worship in the Park at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 7, in Veltus Park. Communion will be served. All are welcome, come as you are. Please bring your favorite lawn chair if you wish; we will have some folding chairs available. Rain location will be at the First United Methodist Church at Ninth and Cooper in Glenwood Springs. After June 7, summer worship hours, 9 a.m. every Sunday, will go into effect.

KDNK landscape project

The KDNK landscape project continues this Sunday, June 7. KDNK needs volunteers to plant various trees and shrubs and help move around heavy stuff and scrape things. Contact or call 970-963-0139 to volunteer. Work will start at 8:30 a.m., and coffee and baked treats will be had for all. Sometime early afternoon KDNK will serve some lunch.

CMC offers hands-on science exploration workshops for children, parents

New this summer at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs is a series of workshops that open up a venue for children (third grade and above) and their parents to explore science together. Workshops will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in two week increments (four sessions per workshop).

Parent-child teams will learn and apply science and math concepts while engaged in activities such as launching a model rocket or racing a solar-powered car. The four workshops will focus on the following themes:

Designing and launching model rockets (June 8-17)

Constructing a working radio (June 22-July 1)

Exploring magnetism and electricity (July 6-15)

Building and racing solar cars (July 20-29)

Workshops are held at the college’s Glenwood Center at 1402 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs.

Space is limited so early registration is advised. Each workshop is $60 per adult-child team. Teams may register at CMC in Glenwood Springs, or by calling 970-945-7486.

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