Community Briefs

Mountain-top Easter Egg Hunt

Celebrate Easter with Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park’s annual mountaintop Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny is going to hide 3,000 eggs around the park, including six golden eggs with two Annual Thrill Passes tucked inside. The hunt will be divided into three age groups, with two Annual Thrill Passes tucked inside the eggs for each group. The hunt begins at 1 p.m., and the Easter Bunny will be hippity-hopping around the park for photos from 1 to 3 p.m. This is a popular event so please arrive at the base by noon at the latest. Tram ride and park admission cost $13 for adults, $8 for kids ages 3 to 12 and free for children younger than 3. Annual Thrill Pass and Annual tram Pass holders ride the tram for free.

Sopris Elementary School kindergarten


Sopris Elementary School kindergarten registration will be from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 10. Bring your child’s birth certificate, current immunizations and proof of address. Kindergarten Information Night is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in the school cafeteria. For more information or questions, call SES at 970-384-5400.

Cornhole Tournament

The second annual Roaring Fork Beer Company Cornhole Tournament will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Carbondale Recreation and Community Center. Teams of two will compete for prizes. Registration is limited to 20 teams. For ages 18 and up. Fee is $30/team. For more information, contact Billy Kirkland at or 970-319-2957.

New Castle craft/trade show

The New Castle Chamber is having its first Annual Craft/Trade Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at New Hope Church in New Castle. There are still vendor spaces available for this event. Anyone interested in participating can e-mail the New Castle Chamber at or call Terri at 970-987-3710.

Sopris Elementary School Science Expo

The Sopris Elementary School Science Expo will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. Monday, April 20, in the SES gym in conjunction with opening night of the famous art show and the ever-popular scholastic book fair. Visitors can interact with many exciting exhibits, and there will be hands-on activities for kids of all ages. Some of the guest presenters include: The John McConnell Science Museum; Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park; The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies; Department of Wildlife; Colorado Mountain College; 4H; and GSHS students.

Call for exhibitors for Health & Wellness Expo

Exhibitor and sponsorship applications are currently being accepted for the fourth annual Health & Wellness Expo in Glenwood Springs. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Ramada Inn & Suites.

The Health & Wellness Expo is being produced locally in hopes of providing information and education about integrative health and preventative wellness solutions that are available throughout the valley. The event will feature more than 30 educational vendor booths, informative speakers and interactive activities for all ages.

For more information about this event or to obtain a booth vendor application, visit

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