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Holiday Open House at Colorado Animal Rescue

CARE is having an open house Friday, Dec. 12th 4:30-6:30 p.m. and Sat. 13th 10:30-6:30 p.m. Adoption Fees Waived! All shelter animals are free for this limited time, give an animal a Home for the Holidays Stuff the Stockings! Bring fun stuffers to help us fill the shelter animals’ stockings and Hors D’ oeuvres! Let CARE treat you to some holiday treats for all you do for our Furry Friends! Come join in the holiday celebration! For more information call or 947-9173 for details.

Duct the Halls

Want to create a cool and unique gift to give for the holidays? Join us for this fun and sticky craft time where we will make holiday-themed and other duct tape creations. Duct tape and patterns provided. These programs will be held for kids and teens at the Silt Branch Library on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. and for teens at the New Castle Branch Library on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit

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.

Libraries Closing Early for Holiday Reception

The Glenwood Springs and Rifle Branch Libraries will be closing at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7 so staff can attend a holiday reception. Normal hours will resume on Monday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

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