West Garfield County Landfill open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 625-2516. More than 30 dance classes each week at Glenwood Dance Academy. Two-for-one semi-private reformer classes. Info: 945-2717. Open seven days a week, New Castle Family Fitness, 5 a.m. weekdays; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Info: 984-3200, newcastlefamilyfitness.com. Glenwood Springs Community Center: open gym; open swim, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; open kayak; staffed wall, noon to 5 p.m. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Colorado Rocky Mountain School campus, CRMS kayak and gear sale. Proceeds benefit CRMS kayak program. Info: 704-9710. 8 a.m., Crystal Springs Ranch & Saddlery, 1609 County Road 112, Carbondale, Crystal Springs Classic, free horse show, spectators welcome. Info: 963-1505. 9:30 a.m. Tibetan Buddhist meditation/ dharma talk, traditional American kiva in Carbondale. Also at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Info: 963-2858. 10 a.m. Sustainable Settings, 6107 Highway 133, Sustainable Settings Ranch Volunteer Days, sustainability education/ garden/farm work activities. Info: 963-6107. 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., Marble Historical Society/Museum, two blocks north of the main road, Marble, Marble Quarry tours. Reservations advised: 963-0881. 10:30 a.m., Congregational Church of the Valley, Sixth and Home streets, Silt, Five Wishes living will program. Info: 876-2673. 1 p.m., Glenwood Community Center, Mt. Sopris Bridge Club. Info: 984-2930. 1 p.m., Sage Campground lawn, Rifle Gap State Park, Fashion-A-Fish. 3 p.m, 7 p.m., Rifle Falls State Park, Mountain Mist Amphitheater, 3 p.m.: Waterfall Paintings; 7 p.m., Beaver Walk. 7 to midnight, Silt Bar, karaoke. Info: 876-9906.
Memorial Day remember those who have fought and are fighting for our country West Garfield County Landfill closed to observe Memorial Day. Reopens 9 a.m. May 31. Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes. Info: 945-2414. Glenwood Community Center: lap swim; open swim, noon to 9:30 p.m.; open kayak; KidKare; open gym; adult drop-in basketball; Yampah Yahoos; hatha yoga; indoor cycling; mat Pilates; cardio blast. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, senior/disabled transportation available. Info: 945-9117, 625-1366. 10 a.m., Rifle Falls Mountain Mist Amphitheater, Wildflower Walk. 11:30 a.m., senior lunch, New Castle Cafe. RSVP: 984-2301. Noon, Roaring Fork Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 506 Main St., Aspen, Memorial Day observance. Veterans encouraged to wear uniforms and/or items of military memorabilia. Picnic at Conner Park, next to City Hall, after service. Info: 927-4183.
Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes. Info: 945-2414. Glenwood Community Center: lap swim; Gold Fish Club; water aerobics; open swim noon to 9:30 p.m.; KidKare; open gym; adult drop-in basketball; indoor cycling; hatha yoga; mat Pilates; beginner weights and aerobics; prenatal yoga; step & sculpt; staffed wall, 5-9 p.m. 10:30 a.m., Town Center Booksellers, Basalt, story time. Info: 927-2665. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesday/Thursday, free low-impact aerobics, Midvalley Seniors at Valley Pines, Basalt. Lunch served, bingo following. RSVP: 927-6430. Noon, senior lunch, CMC Blake campus, Glenwood Springs, and Rifle Senior center. Info: 945-9117 (Glenwood) and 625-1366 (Rifle). Noon, CMC Blake Center, Room 2E, Glenwood Springs, The French Circle, lovers of the French language. 3-5 p.m., Tuesday/ Wednesday/Thursday, Gyminikids, Basalt, open play/Drop & Shop. Info: 927-1000. 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Stephens School, 414 S. Hyland Park Drive, Glenwood Springs, Grief Group, free. Sponsored by Farnum-Holt Funeral Home. Info: 618-3043. 7 p.m., Rifle Library, Literacy Outreach volunteer information session. Info: 945-5282. 7 p.m., Bethel Chapel, Glenwood Springs Methodist Church, Mountain Sounds Barbershop Chorus. Info: 948-3290. 7-9:30 p.m., New Castle Canyon Club, Ladies Night. Info: 984-3114. 8:30 p.m., Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale, Lorraine Curry, student recital. Info: 963-3304.
June 1-30, Local Hang-ups Gallery & Framing, Glenwood Springs, photography exhibit, works by Kelley Cox, William Meriwether and Dr. Stephen OBrien. Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes. Info: 945-2414. Glenwood Community Center: lap swim; water aerobics; open swim 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; KidKare; open gym; adult drop-in basketball; body bar; Yampah Yahoos; hatha yoga; indoor cycling; mat Pilates; cardio blast. 7 a.m., Rifle City Hall, Rifle Downtown Development Authority. Info: 625-2121. 10:30 a.m., Rifle Branch Library, New Castle Branch Library, Glenwood Springs Library, story time, Info: 625-3471 (Rifle), 984-2346 (New Castle), 945-5958 (Glenwood). 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Human Resources Conference Room, Courthouse Plaza, Glenwood Springs, Trudy Kareus, U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar representative. For those having problems with a federal agency or wanting to communicate with the senator. Info: 241-6631. Noon, Sacred Grounds, Glenwood Springs, Garfield County Democrats meeting. Info: 945-2396. Noon, senior lunch, Carbondale, Crystal Meadows Senior Housing. Info: 945-9117; Silt fire station, info: 625-1877; Parachute Senior Center, RSVP Monday before noon: 285-7216, info: 625-1366. Noon to 1 p.m., The Garden Group, Rifle Garden Center. Info: 625-2585. 1 p.m., Valerie Coopers garden, 105 Tanager Drive, Glenwood Springs Garden Club Annual Plant Sale. Info: 945-4004. 6 p.m., evening senior meal, New Castle Cafe. Info: 984-2334. 6-9:45 p.m., Kahhak Fine Arts & School, Carbondale, drop-in art classes. Info: 704-0622. 6:30 p.m., Garfield Re-2 Learning Opportunities Center, Rifle, Habitat for Humanity Family Selection Orientation. Info: 963-8555. 6:30 p.m., Glenwood Community Center, Mt. Sopris Bridge Club. Info: 984-2930. 6:30 p.m., games at 7, Eagles Club bingo. Info: 945-5506 after 4 p.m. 6:30 p.m., Rifle High School, Academy of Dance Spring showcase. Info: 625-0551. 7 p.m., Crossroads Assisted Living, Rifle Lions Club. Info: 625-0876. 7 p.m., Injury Release and Wellness Health Clinic. Free wellness seminar. Info: 945-2097. 8-10 p.m., Glenwood Music, Wednesday Night Live. Info: 928-8628. 9 p.m. to closing, New Castle Canyon Club, karaoke. Info: 984-3114.
Free yoga Thursdays, Rocky Mountain Institute for Physical Medicine, free private sessions by appointment. Info: 948-0179. Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes. Info: 945-2414. Glenwood Community Center: lap swim; water aerobics; open swim, 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; KidKare; open gym; adult drop-in basketball; indoor cycling; hatha yoga; tai chi; kickboxing; kundalini yoga; anusara yoga; staffed wall, 5-9 p.m. 10:30 a.m., Rifle Library, story time. Info: 625-4371. Noon, senior lunch, Rifle Senior Center. Info: 625-1877. 6 p.m., Garfield County Fairgrounds event hall, Energy Advisory Board meeting. Info: 625-5691. 6:30 p.m., Carbondale Town Hall, Habitat for Humanity Family Selection Orientation. Info: 963-8555. 7-9 p.m., 713 Cooper (back of Eagles building), Roaring Fork Valley Model Railroaders. Visitors welcome. Info: 945-2457. 7 p.m. Dos Gringos, Carbondale, KDNK Bingo. Info: 963-0139. 8 p.m., Full Moon Saloon, Van Rand Center, 0144 Highway 133, Carbondale, Nine Ball Pool Tournament. Info: 963-1299. 8:30 p.m., Steves Guitars,19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale, Corey Dolgan & T Ray Becker, live music. Info: 963-3304.
Glenwood Springs Community Center: lap swim; open swim, noon to 9:30 p.m.; KidKare; open gym; adult drop-in basketball; drop-in volleyball; Yampah Yahoos. Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes. Info: 945-2414. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 3 and 4, Pen and Ink Techniques. Info: 945-0251. 10:30 a.m., New Castle Branch Library, story time. Info: 984-2346. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Two Rivers Park, Glenwood Springs, Trails Day. Noon, senior lunch: Glenwood Springs, CMC Blake Center, Rifle Senior Center Info: 945-9117 (Glenwood), 625-1366 (Rifle). 1:30-4 p.m., Silt Historical Park, Silt needlework group. Info: 876-5801. 6-10 p.m., Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, American Red Cross Instructor Training course. Info: 242-4851. 6:30 p.m., Silt Firehouse, Discussion of Community Development Plan for gas development between Rifle and New Castle north of the Colorado River. Info: 625-7627. 6:30 p.m., reception at 7 p.m., documentary preview, New Space Theater, CMC Spring Valley Campus, free sneak preview of La Raza de Colorado, Rocky Mountain PBS original documentary, history of Latinos in Colorado. 7:30 p.m., Glenwood Dance Academy, evening dance performances. Info: 945-2717. 8:30 p.m., Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale, live music. Info: 963-3304.
Reduced fee early registration deadline for drumming workshop. Info: 963-2798. Glenwood Community Center: lap swim; open swim, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; KidKare; open gym; anusara yoga; staffed wall 3-8 p.m. 9 a.m. registration, Rifle rest area north of I-70, ABATE of Colorado sponsors Second Annual Western Slope Poker Run. Info: 876-2918. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pen and Ink Techniques. Info: 945-0251. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 4 and 5, Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, American Red Cross Instructor Training course. Info: 242-4851. 9:30 a.m. Glenwood Dance Academy, Circuit Pilates. Info: 945-2717. 10 a.m. Basalt library/caboose, Pardon My Garden Club hosts plant sale. Annuals, perennials, herbs, tools, homemade goodies. Info: 927-3477. 10 a.m., Taylor Creek Fly Shop, 183 Basalt Center Circle, Basalt, free fly-fishing clinic. Info: 927-4374. Noon to 4 p.m, Center for the Arts Gallery open. Info: 945-2414. 1 p.m. matinee dance performance, Glenwood Dance Academy. Info: 945-2717. 1 p.m., Grizzly Creek to Two Rivers Park, Yagatta Regatta on the Colorado River. Music starts at 1 p.m. at the park. Boats launch from the Grizzly Creek put-in, just off the I-70 exit, at 2 p.m. RSVP: 945-8477. 5 p.m., Local Hang-Ups Gallery & Framing, 309 14th St., Glenwood Springs, artists reception, photographers Kelley Cox (GSPI), William Meriwether and Dr. Stephen OBrien. 6-8 p.m., Gym of Basalt, teen break-dancing class, $5/class. Info: 927-3287. 6-7 p.m. Rifle Moose Lodge, 133 E. Third Street, SHARE Colorado, food distribution. Info: (800) 933-7427. 6:30 p.m. Carbondale Firehouse, Great Balls of Fire! fund-raiser, sponsored by Carbondale Rotary. Bobby Masons All-Star Band. Tickets: 963-6363. 7:30 p.m., Glenwood Dance Academy, evening dance performances. Info: 945-2717. 7:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Ninth and Colorado Ave., Glenwood Springs, Community Contra Dance. Circles, contras, squares, waltzes; partners not required. Dances taught by a caller and danced to live music by Last Minute String Band and friends, calling by Spider Vetter of Las Vegas. Info: 945-0350.
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