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Community Briefs

Love the Earth Recycling

Glenwood Springs Subaru will dispose of electronic waste for free from April 1-30, at 175 Storm King Road. This disposal will include: LCD Monitors (Flat Panel TVs, Computers); cell phones (smart phones and iphones); laptops; tablets and ipads; CRT’s up to 32” (tube TV or monitors); video games/consoles; fax machines; DVD/VCR players; printers; computer peripherals; switches/routers/cords and wires. Unacceptable items include: alkaline batteries; ballasts/light bulbs and tubes; kitchen appliances.

Hospice Memory Bear Workshop

Hospice of the Valley volunteers present a free four-hour instructional, hands-on class to make a remembrance bear, from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Glenwood Sewing Center, 822 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Some of us may make a bear out of a beloved former Hospice patient’s article of clothing. The first bear is a gift to the family; additional bears come with a suggested $25 donation. This becomes a treasured memory for a family member or loved one. Prior sewing machine experience is required. Bring scissors; needle; pins, etc. To register, call Marti at 930-6020.

Poetry Slam 2015

The Rifle Library is hosting a teen Poetry Slam in celebration of National Poetry Month. Share a poem or simply listen to others. Refreshments will be provided. This program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22. For more information, call 970-625-3471.

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 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.

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