Cowboy Up Carbondale seeks beneficiaries
Cowboy Up Carbondale is now accepting applications for being a beneficiary
for the 2013 event. Applicants should be a 501C3 nonprofit. To apply visit
deadline is April 30.
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.
Strawberry Days Festival introduces first-ever online Battle of the Bands
The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is seeking five bands to
perform on the main stage at Strawberry Days coming up June 21-23. The
public is invited to select their favorites through the online Battle of the
Bands competition, sponsored by Radio CMC.
Bands interested in participating should submit a link to their 2-3 minute
audition video to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30. A
committee will select the top seven videos that will be placed on Facebook
for a public vote May 3-15. The top five will win a cash prize and a place
on the main stage.
Follow Strawberry Days and Radio CMC on Facebook for announcements and to
vote for your favorite band. For more information, visit strawberrydays.com
or call the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association at 970-945-6589.
Baby Sign Class
Chelsea Bridges from the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is
coming to Garfield County Libraries to show parents how to teach their
children to communicate their wants and needs before they can verbally
pronounce them. During Baby Sign Class, you and your child will learn how to
communicate with each other through a variety of simple signs taught during
games, dancing and storytelling. This is a series of three half-hour classes
that is designed to decrease frustration between parents and babies and has
shown to enhance literacy later in life. Classes will be held at the Gordon
Cooper Branch Library at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 8, and 15, and at at
11 a.m. at the Silt Branch Library on Friday, May 3, 10, and 17.
Applications available for Mountain Fair¹s Valley Artist Gallery Booth
Applications are now available for local valley artists who would like to
exhibit their work in the The Valley Artists Gallery. Being a part of this
booth allows local artists who are current CCAH members to exhibit and sell
their artwork in a cooperative, inexpensive way. Gallery space is limited,
and artwork will be juried. All applications must be received by May 1 and
are available at carbondalearts.com. For more information, please call (970)
963-1680 or e-mail email@example.com.
New Castle Rec offering small dog agility clinic
The New Castle Recreation Department is offering Proper Pup¹s Small Dog
Agility Clinic from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at VIX Ranch Park. Bring
your small four-legged family member to the park to learn basic dog agility
skills including jumps, tunnels and chutes, while also focusing on basic
handling and commands. The clinic fee is $10 and preregistration is required
in person at the New Castle Community Center, 423 W. Main St.; online at
http://www.newcastlerec.com; or by calling 970-984-3352.
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) coming to Glenwood Springs
Colorado Wilderness Emergency Medicine Institute (CWEMI) has announced that
the Wilderness First Aid (WFA) 16-hour certification course will be offered
at the Glenwood Springs Recreation Center. Registration is currently open at
http://www.cwemi.org. Space is limited.
Class will meet from 5-9 p.m. Friday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday,
May 4, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5. Call 1-855-945-3633, ext.
101, for information.
Spring into Greens: Exploring the benefits of a Vegan lifestyle
Susanna Goldstein, Certified Health Coach, Cooking Diva and Kitchen Designer
explores the benefits of living a Vegan lifestyle at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May
7, at the Silt Library. Learn what doctors and others are saying about
health, the human body and a vegan diet. Discover what a typical vegan menu
is like, and find out how to get the required proteins, carbohydrates, and
fats to support our bodies through this diet. At the end of the
presentation, participants can sample a nutritious vegan drink and snack.
New Castle¹s Artist opportunities
Oz Studio will be hosting a showing of vintage and contemporary collections
on May 11 to coincide with the Motorless Parade on Main Street. You are
invited to participate by bringing your own memorabilia to share. Items
include, but are not limited to: quilts, weaving, needlework, leather
tooling, iron work, old collections and oddities. Bring items to Oz Studio
on May 7 or 8 or before noon on May 9. Be sure to include an inventory list
with all items marked. For further information contact Patty Ringer at
984-0445, or Sharon Huber at 984-2311.
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