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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:

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.

Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series lineup announced

The City of Rifle announced the Centennial Park Concert Series lineup. Concerts will take place at 6 p.m. every Sunday from June 28 through Aug. 16 at the Centennial Park Stage.

The lineup, in order, is Fifty50, Symphony in the Valley (at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, July 3, with fireworks), Exit 42, The Johnny O Band, Dry Hollow, The Caleb Dean Band, Hell Roaring String Band and Wide Load.

Food and drink will be available for sale, and the concerts are free.

Kids’ Theatrical Camp in Rifle to put on ‘Aladdin’

Secret Identity Productions will present “Aladdin the Musical” this summer at the New Ute Events Center in Rifle.

This will be a Kids’ Theatrical Camp for the month of July. Forty students ages 8-14 will spend four weeks building sets and costumes and learning dance, singing and acting to put on the performance at the end of the camp.

For information on how to be a sponsor or how to sign your child up for the camp, contact Brett Lark with Secret Identity Productions at 970-379-5161.


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