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Cajun Clay Night

Cajun Clay Night returns to the Carbondale Clay Center from 5-8 p.m. this Friday, July 12. Pick out a handmade bowl to keep, enjoy delicious gumbo by chef David Stassi and salad by Salud Salad, dance to lively music by Electric Lemon, cool off with chilly libations, dress up for a crazy costume contest, bring your kids to enjoy games, find a treasure at our silent auction, and marvel at the famous six-foot-long gator cake.

Adult tickets are $55 in advance, and $65 at the door. Youth tickets ages 6-16 are $20 in advance, and $30 at the door. Youth tickets do not include a ceramic bowl, but extra bowls can be purchase at the event.



For more information, call 970-963-2529 or email info@carbondaleclay.org to reserve tickets.



Silt Chamber car wash and barbecue

The Silt Chamber of Commerce is hosting a community car wash and barbecue at the new Silt Tool location, 135 River Frontage Road. Ten dollars includes hamburgers and hot dogs in addition to the car wash and vacuum. Student athletes from Coal Ridge High School will be washing and vacuuming cars. All donations will go to their programs. Call 970-876-5933 for details.

Pastor Will Hart of Global Awakening and Will Hart Ministries to speak at The Orchard

Pastor Will Hart of Global Awakening and Will Hart Ministries will speak at The Orchard at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 26, and at Christ Community Church at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Pastor Hart served for several years in Pemba, Mozambique, with Heidi and Rolland Baker of Iris Ministries. He also travels frequently with Randy Clark of Global Awakening, leading mission trips all around the world. After spending time with several members of The Orchard while traveling to Mozambique on a mission trip, Pastor Hart felt compelled to come to the Roaring Fork Valley to share his story. His life has been a series of adventures and encounters with personal testimony from the mission field. Everyone is invited to this talk. The Orchard is located at 110 Snowmass Drive in Carbondale, and Christ Community Church is located at 2789 Highway 82 in Basalt.

For more information, contact Melissa Miller at 970-963-8773, ext. 104.

Groundbreaking Reads

This year’s theme for the Garfield County Libraries’ Adult Summer Reading program is “Groundbreaking Reads,” and the New Castle Branch Library wants to know which books have been “groundbreaking” to you. A groundbreaking read could be a book that impacted you, an important work of literary achievement, or a book you believe everyone should read — we will leave the definition up to you. Share your groundbreaking reads with us, and you could win lunch for two at a local restaurant. Just stop by the library in New Castle to fill out one or more entry forms. The winning entry will be pulled on Monday, Aug. 5.


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