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Town of New Castle Founders Day Celebration

The town of New Castle invites local residents to the first annual Founders Day Celebration from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Community Center. The celebration will begin with a welcome by Mayor Bob Gordon and music by the Coal Ridge High School Choir. Other local, regional and state officials will be speaking. Then the dedication of the new Jolley Trail, followed by an old-fashioned potluck lunch. For more information, please contact Debbie Nichols at 970-984-2311.

Rifle Community Seed Sort Workshop

Kim Doyle Wille, executive director of Growing Food Forward, will oversee the Rifle Branch Library’s first community seed sort. Come to an informational workshop at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, with questions, interest and curiosity. All participants will not only assist in the seed sorting and repackaging of non GMO organic heirloom seeds, they will also take home seeds to begin planting their own garden.

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