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Be Someone’s Hero

Take to the skies with comedy duo Wayne & Wingnut. This one-of-a-kind act, presented by ventriloquist Wayne Francis, has life-sized puppets, cartoon voices, jokes, music, and even a banjo made out of a frying pan! These shows will take place on Tuesday, July 7, at 10:30 a.m. at the Carbondale Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library; on Wednesday, July 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the New Castle Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Silt Branch Library; on Thursday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Rifle Branch Library and 1:30 p.m. at the Parachute Branch Library. For more information about Summer Reading events, visit

Hay Park Birding Walk

Join Wilderness Workshop for a walk through Hay Park at the base of Mount Sopris, a proposed wilderness area, while birding with Roaring Fork Audubon’s Mary Harris from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 8. Beginners and advanced birders are welcome. Look for nesting green-tailed towees, mountain bluebirds, western wood pewees, white-crowned sparrows, pine siskins, juncos and more. Bring your own binoculars. This mid-elevation easy hike is a 3-mile round-trip trail up to a meadow and aspen tree grove. No dogs allowed. Bring appropriate day hike equipment including water, snacks and lunch. Free and open to the public.

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