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.

First Friday feast

The women’s Auxiliary at 97 N. Third St. in Carbondale will be hosting May’s First Friday on May 1. For Cinco De Mayo, there will be a Mexican feast for $8 per person. Stop by the legion for dinner and take a swing at the piñata. Flowers are still on sale for $5. Proceeds will help us give back to the community and the schools. For information call 970-963-2381.

Cottage style furniture painting class

A cottage style furniture painting class is being offered from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Me and my House, 303 Main St. in New Castle. Cost of $45 includes paint, brush sandpaper and instructions. Bring a small piece of furniture and turn it into a trendy piece. All proceeds go to buy art kits for Art Aid Africa’s Trauma Program. Call 970-948-6938 to sign up.

Town Wide New Castle Garage Sale

There will be a “Town Wide New Castle Garage Sale” on Saturday, May 2, 7 a.m. until noon located through out New Castle — look for the balloons tied to trash containers. All New Castle residents are encouraged to take leftover items to Second Hand Thrift Store from noon until 2 p.m. A tax donation receipt will be available. From noon until 2 p.m. different service organizations will be located at the downtown Burning Mountain Park — we’re asking New Castle residents to donate 5 percent of the proceeds from the garage sale to these worthwhile organizations. Questions call 970-987-3710.

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