St. Mary’s Bloodmobile Visit
The St. Mary’s Bloodmobile will be visiting the Rifle Branch Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, and the Parachute Branch Library from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. One donation can help as many as four people and the St. Mary’s Regional Blood Center supplies all hospitals on the Western Slope. It is safe, fast and the easiest way to save a life. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can also call ahead to reserve a time slot. For more information or to make an appointment, contact the Rifle Library at 970-625-3471 or the Parachute Library at 970-285-9870.
Free Movie Night in the Park
All Kids Dental is hosting Movie Night in the Park at Sayre Park, 1702 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, with “Big Hero 6” starting at 8 p.m. There will be free popcorn and prizes. Everyone is invited and can bring their own chairs and blankets.
Mt. Sopris Historical Society’s The Shindig
The Mt. Sopris Historical Society is hosting its annual fundraiser, The Shindig, from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at the old Thompson Barn at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale. Guests are invited to wear period dress, if they wish, as we journey into Carbondale’s not-so-distant past. Pit barbecue, music by local musicians and the second annual Hattie Thompson award presentation will all be part of evening’s events. Tickets are $75 and are available online at http://www.mtsoprishistoricalsociety.com; at the Pour House in Carbondale; by sending a check to MSHS, PO Box 2, Carbondale; or at the event. For information and tickets, contact Beth White, society executive director, at 970-963-7041.
Imagine Glenwood meeting
Imagine Glenwood will meet at the Glenwood Springs Library from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11. The group continues to coordinate with the city to proactively work on traffic calming, connectivity and neighborhood safety.
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Rifle Garfield County Airport officials issued a reminder that the Air Force Reserve is scheduled to conduct a special fuel operation training exercise at the airport Sept. 12 – 15.