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Children’s parade

Celebrate the Month of the Young Child with a children’s parade on Friday, April 24, in Glenwood Springs sponsored by several local organizations, including children’s mini college, Re-1 school district, Garfield County Childcare Program, Early Childhood Network and Raising a Reader. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at 10th and Pitkin and continue to the county courthouse lawn. All local schools, child care settings and families with young children are invited to participate in the parade. In the event of rain the parade will be canceled.

Dogs ‘N Doughnuts

Enjoy a sweet treat and meet the dog of your dreams. Join Colorado Animal Rescue at Sweet Coloradough from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 26. Free dog-themed doughnuts. Free ID tags. $35 adoptions. Contact Colorado Animal Rescue at or 970-947-9173 for more information.

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

“Nip Cyclic Thinking”

There are four simple steps to clarity and peace of mind for health minded professionals. How to decipher and let go of paralyzing mind chatter so you never waste hours stressed or depressed again! This will be from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturdays, April 18 through May 9, at the Glenwood Springs Library. Register today for this life changing course. Contact Donna Lee at 970-274-1680. Suggested $90 donation.

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