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Community Briefs

Empowering Emotional Release

The Empowering Emotional Release class takes place from 4:45-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 29 through Aug. 26, at the Glenwood Springs Library. Learn how to experience emotion with confidence and let go instantly no matter what surfaces so you never spiral out of control again. Experience expert guidance in three easy-to-learn practices to shift from stress and resistance to clarity and inner peace for holistic health minded individuals. Cost is $180, and space is limited. To register call Donna Lee at 970-274-1680.

Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series lineup announced

The city of Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series will take place at 6 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 16 at the Centennial Park Stage. The remaining lineup, in order, is Dry Hollow (July 26), The Caleb Dean Band (Aug. 2), Hell Roaring String Band (Aug. 9) and Wide Load (Aug. 16). The concerts are free, and food and drink will be available for sale.

Silt Heyday

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Silt Heyday will take place again this year at Stoney Ridge Park. This year we celebrate 100 years of Silt. There will be a town-sponsored concert featuring U2, Jimmy Buffet and Heart tribute bands on Friday, July 31; pancake breakfast, parade, food, craft vendors, contests, tractor show, quilt show, horseshoe tournament, vintage base ball and free music (Timbermill Music with Twirp at breakfast, The Scones in the afternoon, and Swerve in the evening) on Saturday, Aug. 1; and the Heyday Hobble 5K and the Heyday Car show on Sunday, Aug. 2. Tickets for the Friday concert and booth, parade, Hobble and car show forms are available at under the tab for special events, or during normal business hours at the town of Silt office. For more information, call 970-876-5861.

Tour de Farms 2015

Tour de Farms highlights what is unique, healthy and homegrown about our agriculture community. Join Mount Sopris Conservation District in Carbondale starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, for a 25-mile family friendly bike ride, meet the local ranchers, and visit a community garden. We will meet after the ride to share lunch from local produce and beef. Registration fee includes Tour de Farms T-shirt, lunch, ride and a commemorative glass. Event is limited to 50 riders. For more information, call 970-945-5494, ext. 105.

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