Community Briefs

KDNK board of directors meeting

The KDNK board of directors will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 20, at the offices of KDNK, 76 S. Second St. in Carbondale. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda is posted at the KDNK office. For information, call 970-963-0139.

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.

Carpet replacement at the Glenwood Springs Library

The carpet at the Glenwood Springs Library will be replaced beginning Tuesday, April 21. The library will be open regular hours throughout the project, but some services will be limited. Available services will include: picking up holds, checking out items, public computer access, printing, and Wi-Fi. All books, movies and other materials will be available for check out, but only limited items will be available for browsing. Please note the library may need to be closed for a day during the project. However, all programs and meeting room reservations will take place as scheduled. For more information visit or call 970-945-5958.

One Book 4 Colorado

The Garfield County Libraries are promoting the importance of early reading by providing a free picture book (in English or Spanish) to any 4-year-old as part of the One Book 4 Colorado program. One Book 4 Colorado is a statewide initiative aiming to support family reading at home. Families of 4-year-olds can stop by any of the libraries until April 27 to pick up a copy of “How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?” by Jane Yolen while supplies last. For more information, visit

Rifle Rotary looking for host families

Rifle Rotary Club is currently looking for families to host two exchange students studying in the area during the 2015-16 school year.

Rifle High School will be hosting a female exchange student from Thailand who plays the trombone, and Coal Ridge High School will be hosting a young man from Denmark who loves soccer and has played for more than nine years, according to a press release. Participating families would host one student for three months. With both students participating in a year-long exchange, the Rotary Club is look for as many as eight interested families.

Go to for an overview of Rotary International and Rotary Youth Exchange. Contact Kaaren Peck at 970-355-4859 or for more information on hosting a student for the Rifle Rotary exchange program.

Fade In, Fade Out In Ten Weeks

At a series of 10 workshops based on UCLA’s renowned MFA program and Joseph Campbell’s “The Hero’s Journey,” learn the basics from pitch to scene to act. The workshops run from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, March 18 to May 20, at 1329 Pitkin Ave. #26 in Glenwood Springs. Workshop leader Sandra Sharp is a graduate of the UCLA professional screenwriting program, columnist and published writer. RSVP to 720-585-9126 or

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