Good Friday Worship Service
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, is holding a worship service from noon to 1 p.m. on Good Friday. All are welcome.
Calvary’s Story an Easter Cantata
Come hear the Story of Easter sung by the Community Choir Sounds of Praise at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Free, and donations will be accepted.
Rifle Lions Club Easter egg hunt
Rifle Lions Club with sponsor Columbine Ford presents its 80th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Deerfield Park on Saturday, April 19. Registration is at 9 a.m., prize drawing is at 9:45 a.m., and the hunt is at 10 a.m. Hunt areas for three age groups: up to 3, 4-6 and 7-9. For more info call 625-9550.
Silt annual Easter egg hunt
The Town of Silt will host its annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Veterans Park (500 Home Ave.). There will be free photos with the Easter Bunny. Kids can win special prizes by finding the “special” eggs. Four age categories: up to 3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-11.
Vigil of Easter Worship Service
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, will hold a Vigil of Easter Worship service at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 19. The service ends at 8 p.m. All are welcome.
Easter Brunch Buffet
Easter brunch buffet is open to the public at the Elks Lodge from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 20. Buffet includes an omelet bar, scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon, sausage, ham, biscuits/gravy, French toast, fresh pastries, fresh fruit and a pasta dish. Cash bar, Bloody Mary bar and mimosas will be available. Cost is $15 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. Space is limited so call early to reserve your space, 970-945-2286. The Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge is located in West Glenwood at 51939 Highway 6 & 24.
Easter Sunday Service
New Castle First Baptist Church will hold its Easter Celebration Service at Elk Creek Elementary, 804 W. Main, on April 20. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. followed by a special worship service at 10 a.m. A children’s program for primary through middle school ages will be held during the worship service including an Easter egg hunt. A nursery will be provided. For more information contact New Castle First Baptist Church (970) 984-2306.
Easter Sunday worship services
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, will hold two Easter Sunday Worship Services on April 20. The early worship service runs from 9-10:30 a.m., and the late service runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All are welcome.
Mountain-top Easter Egg Hunt
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will host its annual mountain-top Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 20. The Easter Bunny is going to hide 3,000 eggs around the park for kids to find, including six golden eggs with two Annual Thrill Passes to the park tucked inside each one. He will also be available for photographs. This event draws a lot of families each year; guests should arrive at the base of the Iron Mountain Tramway at least an hour early to make sure they get to the top in time for the hunt. The Adventure Park will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The tram ride and park admission cost $13 for adults; $8 for kids ages 3 to 12; and are free for children younger than 3. Annual Thrill Pass and Annual Tram Pass holders ride the tram for free. Call 945-4228, ext. 0, for more information.
Easter Sunday services
The First United Methodist Church is holding Easter Sunday services on April 20. The early service begins at 8 a.m. in Bethel Chapel. Bring a dish to share for the potluck Easter breakfast at 9 a.m. Kids, bring your baskets for the Easter egg hunt at 9:45 a.m. Easter worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Easter library closure
In addition to the four Garfield County libraries that are usually closed on Sundays, the Glenwood Springs and Rifle branches will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in celebration of Easter. Normal hours will resume at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 21, for all six libraries.
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