Join the Rifle Branch Library at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, for the annual preschool Halloween parade. We will be trick-or-treating at participating local businesses. Come dressed in costumes and bring a bag to stash your candy. Kids must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please meet at the library between 10 and 10:15.
Barbells for BOObs
Defiance Strength and Conditioning, 3760 Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs, will be hosting a valleywide Amazing ”Grace” workout at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, to raise money for Mammograms in Action, a nationwide nonprofit that provides mammograms for people who cannot afford them on their own. In addition to a great workout, lululemon Aspen will be hosting a trunk show with its latest styles. Throw on a costume, bring your kids, friends and family, and come out for a great cause.
Trade in your Halloween candy for $1 per pound or in exchange for apples at this year’s Healthy Halloween from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, at the Cardiff School House in Glenwood Springs. Bring old prescription glasses, canned food, clothes, hats, scarves, energy bars, beef jerky and care packages to donate to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit that sends around 100,000 care packages to military personnel annually. Enjoy fresh apples, hot cider, a caramel apple station, story telling, prizes and more.
Stepping Stones of the Roaring Fork Valley is hosting a Halloween party, costume contest and photo contest for seventh- to 10th-graders from 7-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at 226 Garfield Ave. in Carbondale. Call 970-340-4118 for information.
Rivers Annual Halloween Extravaganza
Rivers Restaurant, 2525 S. Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, is hosting its Annual Halloween Extravaganza from 9 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Oct. 31. The night features a costume contest, prizes and live classic rock and blues from Rush Street. No cover charge.
The Halloween Hoedown at the Eagles Club in Glenwood Springs at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, features a $100 Best Costume Contest and music from Samwise Solomon, Jackdaw Shine and The Phil’s. Hosted by DJ Phathead. Tickets are $5 single and $7 couple.
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Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs will present an interactive webcast, “Extreme Fire,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday as part of its free speaker series, The Gift of Education.