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Community Briefs

Homeschool Round Table

Want to learn more about a certain curriculum before ordering for next year? This is a chance to offer and receive advice on which programs make our home schools work. The library will present resources for homeschoolers, and a book exchange will be held. This program will be held on the fourth Thursdays, July 28 and Aug. 25, at 1 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. For more information, call 970-945-5958.

Apple Tree Summer Reading Program

The New Castle Branch Library invites children of all ages in Apple Tree to join in at the park for stories, activities and crafts. The program meets every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. through July 28. This free program is part of the library’s Summer Reading Program and is open to all ages. Learn more about Summer Reading at or call 970-984-2346.

Grocery store tour: Stop the confusion

For those who don’t know what to buy in the grocery store, are having a hard time distinguishing good foods from junk foods and think their life would be easier if someone told them exactly what to avoid and what to buy, consider attending a free grocery store tour. Custom Body Fitness owner Sandro Torres will review all the products to avoid and the ones to purchase. Tours meet at 5 p.m. at Custom Body Fitness, 574 Highway 133 in Carbondale, before driving to the local grocery store. Tours run June 29, Sept. 7 and Dec. 7. Call (970) 510-0151 for information.

Silt Heyday

Silt Heyday will be the last weekend in July at Stoney Ridge Park. This year’s theme is Forging our Future, and the event will feature a concert and fireworks show on Friday, July 29; breakfast, parade, food, craft vendors, and free music with additional events at the Silt Historical Park on Saturday, July 30; and the Heyday Hobble 5K and the Heyday Car show on Sunday, July 31. Tickets for the Friday concert, booth, parade, hobble and car show forms are available at under the tab for special events, or during normal business hours at the town of Silt Office. For more information, call 970-876-5861.

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