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Community Briefs

Geology of the Piceance Basin

The public is invited to Ursa’s presentation on Geology of the Piceance Basin at 6 p.m. Monday, June 15, at Grand Valley Firehouse, 124 Stone Quarry Road in Parachute.

KDNK board of directors meeting

The KDNK board of directors will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 15, 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 or call 970-963-0139.

Rifle High Alumni baseball game

All are invited to the Rifle High School baseball alumni game and dedication of new Cooper Field improvements at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at Cooper Field at Deerfield Regional Park, 300 E. 30th in Rifle. It will be a fun summer evening of celebrating new facilities and a low stakes (we hope) game of baseball, and lots of socializing with friends you may not have seen for a while. Contact Tom at Rifle Parks and Recreation, 970-665-6570, for more information.

Susie Jimenez hosts two Food and Wine Classic events

Susie Jimenez and Segura Viudas have partnered up for the Classic Food and Wine Festival 2015 to feature “Sparklers and Spice,” from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on June 20 at The Prospector in Aspen. Not only will they be featuring sparklers by the glass, but some will be combined with other spirits and fruits to make mouth watering cocktails. You don’t want to miss this breathtaking spots on the roof top of the Prospector overlooking the Grand Tasting and surrounded by our amazing Colorado mountains. Come celebrate a great glass of sparkles. Sparklers & Spice benefits the Bank of the Rockies. For tickets, visit

Directly following Sparklers and Spice is “A Taste of Mexico,” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the same location. Jimenez will be going back to her roots growing up in Mexico, celebrating with the biggest copper pot of carnitas. Not only are carnitas on the menu, but chorizo braised black bean tostadas with a tangy cabbage slaw and a grill is going all night with carne asada and chicken. To complete your night, enjoy Titanium Tequila’s paloma and hibiscus Segura Viuda margaritas made with fresh squeezed fruit and fresh brewed hibiscus tea. You will have the perfect combination for the night. For tickets, visit

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