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Community Briefs

Libraries hold community meetings

The Garfield County Libraries are offering community meetings throughout the county to hear what residents want from their library today and in the future. Dinner will be provided. Meetings will be held at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on Tuesday, Aug. 5; at the Rifle Branch Library on Wednesday, Aug. 6; the New Castle Branch Library on Wednesday, Aug. 20; the Parachute Branch Library on Thursday, Aug. 21; the Silt Branch Library on Tuesday, Aug. 26; and the Carbondale Branch Library on Wednesday, Aug. 27. All meetings will begin at 6 p.m. For more information visit

Glenwood Springs Garden Club meeting

Glenwood Springs Garden Club will be meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Sunnyside Retirement Center, 601 21st St. in Glenwood Springs. The program is “Languishing in Lavender” to be presented by Sharon Andersen, Jan Fedrizzi and Suzie Carlson. Guests are very welcome and should call 945-5353 if interested in completing a lavender project. The business meeting will include a review of the club’s recent GWS 2014 Garden Tour, “Welcome to Our Gardens,” and plans for future community projects.

Colorado Trappers Convention/Rendezvous

Learn how to call a coyote, trap a bobcat and support Colorado furharvesting at the 38th Colorado Trappers Convention/Rendezvous Aug. 29-31 at the Garfield Creek State Wildlife Area near New Castle. Fun for the whole family, experience the outdoors and pick up a new pastime. Demos, vendors, contests, auction, barbecue and more. Sponsored by Cabelas, Sportsmans Warehouse, Big D Motorsports, Columbine Ford, Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Bookcliffs Fur, and others. Contact Dan Gates at 719-275-4077, Kandy Herrman at 970-379-6024 or go to for information.

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