Western Slope Memorial Day Ride
The Western Slope Memorial Day Ride will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, May 28, with registration at the Glenwood Springs Mall Boot Barn parking lot. Kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. for the ride to Rosebud Cemetery for a ceremony lasting until noon. The ride the Memorial Highway to Bair Ranch Rest Area, then to Rifle Vets Memorial Park and finally to the Colorado State Veterans Home for barbecue and a fundraiser raffle. $20 registration covers the ride and patches, raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. For more information call FC at 970-618-0272.
Roaring Fork Conservancy River Float registration ends May 30
On Saturday morning, June 2, join RFC staff and hand-picked local water experts for a one-of-a-kind learning adventure on the Roaring Fork River. After a scenic and enlightening float from Carbondale to Glenwood, enjoy barbecue, music, and stand up paddleboarding and fly casting on the private ponds. Or just enjoy some good ol’ relaxation in the sun. Space is limited and registration is required by May 30.
Moving water not your style? Sign up for the barbecue lunch and a cold beer along with some flat water fun on the Coryell ponds — perfect for families. Walk-ins are welcome, but please register to ensure enough food for all. Registration and additional information can be found at http://www.roaringfork.org/events/.
Farewell to Bob Montgomery
Friends, colleagues and students of Bob Montgomery are invited to say farewell to Mr. Bob from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Ross Montessori School, 109 Lewies Lane in Carbondale.
Rifle High Class of 1978 40th reunion
Rifle High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion the weekend of June 15. For details call Alan at 970-987-0240 after 6 p.m.
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