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Community Briefs

18-year-old Aguie Hernandez graduated Glenwood Springs High School last spring and is currently working at the Residence Inn by Marriott.
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Meet and greet library executive director candidates

The Garfield County Libraries invite members of the public to welcome the three finalists for the executive director position during a meet and greet to be held at the New Castle Branch Library from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. Ask questions, learn about libraries, and discuss what’s important in our communities. Refreshments served. For more information, visit

Family Movie Night

The New Castle Chamber and town of New Castle are sponsoring Family Movie Night at Elk Creek Elementary in New Castle. “The Goonies” will be shown on Aug. 4 and “Cars” on Sept. 1. There will be games at 8 p.m. followed by the movie at 8:30 p.m. Bring a chair. Concessions will be available.

Free legal clinic at Basalt Regional Library

A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney will be featured from 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for all areas of civil litigation, including family law, property law, probate law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, small claims, veterans issues, and civil protection orders. Walk-ins are welcome, and everyone will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tour De Farms bicycle ride

Mount Sopris Conservation District is hosting the Tour De Farms again this year in the New Castle/Silt area on Saturday, Aug. 13. Tour De Farms is a 21-mile bike ride that highlights what is unique, healthy and homegrown in our valley. The tour stops at Open Heart Ranch- multi-generational ranch, Peach Valley CSA farm and Blancos’ small acreage winery. The ride finishes at the Black Dog Saloon in New Castle with burgers, beer and live music by Jeremy Isenhart. The $25 registration includes the fully supported ride, tour stops, lunch with beer glass and live music. For more information call the district office at 945-5494, ext. 105, or register at http://www.eventbrite.

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