May is Older Americans Month. Respect your elders! Reservation deadline, I Could Have Danced All Night, Womens After 5, on May 19. Call Connie, 876-0581. 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. 9 a.m., Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute, tour forest garden and greenhouses, learn skills to design and maintain edible landscape. Info: 927-4158. 9:30 a.m. Tibetan Buddhist meditation/ dharma talk, traditional American kiva in Carbondale. Info: 963-2858. 10 a.m. Sustainable Settings, 6107 Highway 133, Sustainable Settings Ranch Volunteer Days. Info: 963-6107. 1 p.m., 3 p.m., Rifle Falls State Park Mountain Mist Amphitheater, next to falls. Programs: 1 p.m., Wildflower Walk; 3 p.m., Fashion-A-Fish. Info: 625-1607. 1 p.m., Glenwood Community Center, Mt. Sopris Bridge Club. Info: 984-2930. 3-4 p.m., Centennial Park, Ninth and Grand, downtown Glenwood Springs, rescheduled Earth Day concert with John Adams. 5-6 p.m., May 15-May 20, CRMS greenhouse, Carbondale. Annual plant sale. Info: 963-2562. 7 to midnight, Silt Bar, karaoke. Info: 876-9906.
Frontier Historical Museum summer hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Info: 945-4448. Registration deadline for printmaker workshop at Carbondale Clay Center. Info: 963-2529. Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes. Info: 945-2414. Glenwood Springs Community Center: lap swim; open swim noon to 9:30 p.m.; total aquarience; open kayak; KidKare; open gym; adult drop-in basketball; Yampah Yahoos; hatha yoga; indoor cycling; mat Pilates; cardio blast; Tango Turns; Milonga. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, senior/disabled transportation available. Info: 945-9117, 625-1366. 11:30 check-in, 1:30 p.m., shotgun start, Roaring Fork Club, Basalt, Alpine Christian Academy Golf Tournament. Donations tax-deductible. Register/hole sponsorships: 927-6870. 11:30 a.m., senior lunch, New Castle Cafe. RSVP: 984-2301. 5 p.m., Basalt Town Hall, organizational meeting to evaluate Basalts Fairview Cemetery. 5:30 p.m., Buffalo Valley, dinner for CU friends/alumni/parents, with CU president Elizabeth Hoffman, regents and new athletic director. Info/RSVP: (800) 228-4357. 7 p.m., Glenwood Sewing Center, Quilters of the Rockies. Info: B. Anne, 928-8590. 7 p.m., Glenwood Community Center, Friends of the Performing Arts meeting Info: 945-7149. 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper, Glenwood Springs, meeting of the Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society, free. Info: 949-0288. 7 p.m., Carbondale Community School, KDNK board of directors meeting. Info: 963-0139, ext. 101.
Scholarship Work Day, CRMS, Carbondale. Student work crews work in valley homes, ranches, businesses to raise funds for schools financial aid program. Info: 963-2562. Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes. Info: 945-2414. Glenwood Springs Community Center: lap swim; Gold Fish Club; water aerobics; cardio travel; 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; sculpt and tone; staffed wall 5-9 p.m. 7 a.m., Ramada Inn, Glenwood Lions Club. Info: 945-9558. 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. 3-5 p.m., Tuesday/ Wednesday/Thursday, Gyminikids, Basalt, open play/Drop & Shop. Info: 927-1000. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Metamorphosis Expressive Art Studio, Carbondale, Shrines and Altars. Tools/techniques to create shrines of personal metaphor. Register: 618-0561. 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 546 Hyland Park Drive, Glenwood Springs, Roaring Fork Audubon meeting. Bob Brister presents multimedia slide show, Wild Utah: Americas Redrock Wilderness. Info: 801-486-3161, ext. 12, or e-mail email@example.com. 7 p.m., New Castle Town Hall, New Castle Town Council meetings. Info: 984-2311. 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.
Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts classes. Info: 945-2414. Glenwood Springs Community Center: lap swim; water aerobics; total aquarience; open swim, noon to 9:30 p.m.; KidKare; open gym; adult drop-in basketball; Yampah Yahoos; hatha yoga; indoor cycling; mat Pilates; cardio blast. 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 2 p.m., Gentle Hands Family Chiropractic Center, 1101 Village Road UL-1A, Carbondale, free massage. Limited spots available, RSVP: 963-8300. 11 a.m., Body Barn Fitness Center & Spa, Carbondale, free seminar, Raising Ultra-Healthy Kids. Info: 948-0179. 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. 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Family History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Glenwood Springs. Info: 704-9960. 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., Glenwood Community Center, Mt. Sopris Bridge Club. Info: 984-2930. 6:30 p.m., Tibetan Buddhist compassion meditation, traditional American kiva, Carbondale. Info: 963-2858. 6:30 p.m., games at 7, Eagles Club Bingo. Info: 945-5506 after 4 p.m. 7 p.m., Crossroads Assisted Living, Rifle Lions Club. Info: 625-0876. 7 p.m., Injury Release and Wellness Health Clinic, 3950 Midland Ave., suite 3. Free wellness seminar. Info: 945-2097. 7 p.m., New Castle Town Hall, New Castle Planning & Zoning Commission. Info: 984-2311. 7 p.m., Free Weight Loss Wednesdays, Parsons Chiropractic Clinic, Glenwood Springs. Info: 947-1241. 8-10 p.m., Glenwood Music, 715 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, 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 Springs Community Center: lap swim; Gold Fish Club; water aerobics; cardio travel; open swim, noon to 9:30 p.m.; KidKare; open gym; adult drop-in basketball; indoor cycling; hatha yoga; moms and babies 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. 5:30-9 p.m, Third St. Rifle, Motorcycle Steel Horse Rendezvous. Carnival, Garfield County Fairgrounds. Info: 625-1868. 6:30 p.m., Ramada Inn, Glenwood Springs, Womens After 5, I Could Have Danced All Night, high school girls model prom dresses. RSVP by May 15: 876-0581. 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.
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 5 p.m., Glenwood Springs Community Center, Economic Summit. Registration: 384-6411 by May 18. 10:30 a.m., New Castle Branch Library, story time. Info: 984-2346. Noon, senior lunch: Glenwood Springs, CMC Blake Center, Rifle Senior Center Info: 945-9117 (Glenwood), 625-1366 (Rifle). Noon to midnight, Garfield County Fairgrounds, Rifle. Rifle Rendezvous. Carnival, etc. Info: 625-1868. 1:30-4 p.m., Silt Historical Park, Silt needlework group. Info: 876-5801. 4-7 p.m., Four Mile Creek Bed and Breakfast, 6471 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs. Spring Thing opening reception, garden celebration/fund-raiser for Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Restoration Project. Info: 945-4004 5-7 p.m., Glenwood Canyon Resort, No Name Exit off I-70,Business After Hours, catering by Big Mamas Catering, Turtles Liquors serving featured wine-of-the-month, Coors Distributing providing beer. Prize giveaways. 8:30 p.m., Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale, live music, Bruce Hayes. Info: 963-3304.
Silt on Sale, yard sales all over town. Glenwood Springs 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. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sopris Park, Carbondale, Dandelion Day, sneak preview of historical artifacts, yard sale, race, parade. Info: 963-2733. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Garfield County Fairgrounds, Rifle, Rifle Rendezvous. Fiddling, logging, music. Info: 625-1868. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., West Garfield County Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste collection event. Info: 625-8601. 9:30 a.m. Glenwood Dance Academy, Circuit Pilates. Info: 945-2717. 10 a.m., Linwood Cemetery, 12th and Bennett, Frontier Historical Society hosts clean up day, free. Breakfast/lunch provided. Info: 945-4448. 10 a.m., Bolitho Elementary School, Ninth and School Street, Glenwood Springs, free Glenwood Springs Bicycle Safety Day Rodeo. Bike inspections and registrations, ability test, prizes. Kindergarten/first-grade students at 9:30 a.m. Info: 384-6500. 10 a.m., Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, Fairy Festival, flower girls aged 2-6. Dance, wear your cute costumes. Info: 945-2414. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Glenwood Canyon Resort, No Name Exit off I-70, open house. Facility tours, burgers/hot dogs, ice cream by Dairy Queen, micro-brews from Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co. Entertainment by Calab Whittington and the Green Broke band. Free rafting, advance reservations recommended: 945-6737. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Four Mile Creek Bed and Breakfast, 6471 County Road 117, Spring Thing, garden celebration/fund-raiser for Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Info: 945-4004. 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. Noon, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, Dance Company auditions. Ages 9-14, Noon to 1 p.m., senior dance company, 15-25 years: 1-2 p.m. Info: 945-2414. 5:30 p.m., Hotel Colorado, Teddy Roosevelt Anniversary dinner/ dance. Tickets: 945-6511, ext. 117. 6-8 p.m., Gym of Basalt, teen break-dancing class, $5/class. Info: 927-3287.
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Glenwood Canyon likely to remain closed for ‘weeks’ as I-70 assessed, repaired following numerous mudslides
Interstate 70 will likely remain closed for several weeks, as Colorado Department of Transportation crews work to assess the extent of damage from several days of heavy rains and debris slides from the Grizzly Creek Fire burn scar.