The 21st annual Day of Infamy snowshoe race will be held this Sunday, Jan. 6, at Sunlight Mountain Resort. All proceeds benefit valley animal shelters. There will be free snowshoe rentals, but supply is very limited, so bring your own if possible. Call (970) 947-9173 for more info about how to register.
Got a Kindle or a Nook for Christmas, but not sure what to do next? Bring your digital device to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings, Jan. 7 and 9, to learn how to get started. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to help you download free library e-books, music and audio books to your new e-reader devices. Bring your device charged, your library card and your login information for Amazon or Barnes & Noble. For more information call 963-2889.
The quarterly meeting of the Roaring Fork Watershed Collaborative will be from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Third Street Center’s Calaway Room. The agenda will include current Coal Basin restoration work, Watershed Plan current projects, climate change impacts, and a statewide update on water issues including drought and the Flaming Gorge project. The full agenda can be found at http://www.roaringfork.org/events. All are welcome to attend. The Roaring Fork Watershed Collaborative group comprises water and river professionals who work on and care about local watershed issues. For information, call Barb at 927-8111.
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