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Community Briefs

Children’s Mini College is enrolling

Children’s Mini College is currently enrolling preschoolers for its June summer camp. Parents can sign up their preschoolers (ages 3 to 6) for one week or the entire month. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Children will enjoy field trips, science experiments, art galore, water fun and more. The school is located at the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center. Call Joan at 970-945-2446 if you have any questions or want to enroll your child.

Lauren Martin reception

A reception to celebrate Lauren Martin’s 22 years as pastor will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, at Glenwood Mennonite Church, 2306 Blake Ave. There will be a short program to honor Lauren and Kim Martin’s ministry to the congregation and community.

Pecha Kucha Night

Pecha Kucha Night will be held at the Carbondale Branch Library at 6 p.m. Monday. Local artists, historians and speakers will present on the theme “From the Earth” using the unique Pecha Kucha format, in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 970-963-2889.

Wills, Trusts & Powers of Attorney — The Basics

The Wills, Trusts & Powers of Attorney — The Basics workshop will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Learn which type of estate plan is right for you. The workshop will cover the difference between wills and trusts and how they can be used with powers of attorney to complete an estate plan. The small classroom size allows attendees to get their questions answered in a casual setting. Paul Smith, an estate-planning attorney based in Glenwood Springs, is presenting the free workshop, which is cosponsored by the Glenwood Springs Branch Library and Brown and Brown P.C., a law firm with offices in Glenwood Springs. Space is limited, and registration is required. To register, call 970-945-1241, visit or call the library at 970-945-5958.

Spring Trail Volunteer Day on Red Hill (aka Mushroom Rock)

The Red Hill Council, in conjunction with the Bureau of Land Management and with grant support from the Aspen Skiing Co. Environment Foundation, is hosting a final volunteer trail workday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Meet at the Red Hill parking lot north of the intersection of Highway 82 and Highway 133. Volunteers do not have to work the entire day. What to bring: water, snacks, lunch, work gloves, sturdy shoes, long pants, sunscreen and hat. Please no dogs. It is not necessary to sign up in advance; just show up at the parking lot, or you can sign up by emailing Also see Friends of Red Hill Facebook page.

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