May is national Better Sleep month. Take a nap! 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. 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. 1 p.m., Glenwood Community Center, Mt. Sopris Bridge Club. Info: 984-2930. 2 p.m., Rifle Falls State Park, Mountain Mist Amphitheater, Adaptation Artistry. Info: 625-1607. 7 to midnight, Silt Bar, karaoke. Info: 876-9906.
Mike Wells Day at Glenwood Springs High School The Aspen Dance Connection registering summer dance classes for boys and girls. Classes held in Carbondale and Basalt. Registration: 927-0641. 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 a.m., senior lunch, New Castle Cafe. RSVP: 984-2301. 4-6 p.m. Glenwood Springs High School foyer, appreciation party for principal Mike Wells. 5:30-7 p.m., May 23-24, The Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department offers a class for ages 12 and older on fly-fishing basics with Roaring Fork Anglers, $20 for residents, $24 for nonresidents. RSVP: 384-6301. 6:30 p.m., Battlement Mesa/Parachute Lions Club, Assisted Living Center. Info: Bob, 285-9330. 7 p.m., Grand Valley High School cafetorium, L.W. St John Middle School and Grand Valley High School Spring Band Concert.
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. 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. 6 p.m., Taylor Creek Fly Shop, Basalt, Taylor Streit signs his new book, Instinctive Fly Fishing, and presents a slide show. 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., Body Barn Fitness Center & Spa, Carbondale. Free seminar, topic: Creating Healthy Communities. 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. 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. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Ramada Inn, Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Marketing Board meeting. 2-8 p.m., Garfield County Fairgrounds, Rifle, EnCana Energy Expo. 3:45 p.m., Glenwood Springs Elementary School courtyard, celebration of Ivy Crymbles educational career. 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, Glenwood Community Center, Weekend Warrior Yoga Workshop with Nova Sprick. 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. 7 p.m., Rifle Gap State Park, Sage Campground lawn, Mountain Lions discussion. 7 p.m., Dos Gringos, Carbondale, A Childs Garden of Peace documentary. Free. Info: 963-8537. 7 p.m., Injury Release and Wellness Health Clinic, 3950 Midland Ave., Suite 3. Free wellness seminar. Info: 945-2097. 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 a.m. to 2 p.m., Battlement Mesa Activity Center, The Northwest Colorado Oil and Gas Forum meeting. Open public comment and question period begins at 11:30 a.m. Info: Brian Macke, (303) 894-2100, ext. 122. 10:30 a.m., Rifle Library, story time. Info: 625-4371. Noon, senior lunch, Rifle Senior Center. Info: 625-1877. 1-5 p.m., CRMS gymnasium, Carbondale. Roaring Fork Biodiesel Co-op sponsors a Biodiesel Commercial Consumers Conference, free. Registration: 309-1588. 2-4 p.m., Alpine Bank, Basalt. Author Earl V. Elmont signs copies of his new book, Basalt & Frying Pan: A Legacy of the Colorado Midland Railroad. Info: 927-0796. 6:30 p.m., Heritage Park Care Center/Heritage Park Assisted Living, Carbondale, free medical directive lecture, Five Wishes legal document. Info: 963-1500. 6:30 p.m., New Castle Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), Apple Tree Community Center. Info: 984-3927. 7-9 p.m., 713 Cooper (back of Eagles building), Roaring Fork Valley Model Railroaders. Visitors welcome. Info: 945-2457. 7-10 p.m., Glenwood Mennonite Church basement, Glenwood Springs Writers Workshop. Info: 947-1236. 7 p.m., Rifle Falls State Park, Mountain Mist Amphitheater, Bats in your Backyard. Info: 625-1607. 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.
Deadline, Spring Board grant applications. Registration deadline, Carbondale Clay Center pottery workshop. Info: 963-2529. 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. 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). 1:30-4 p.m., Silt Historical Park, Silt needlework group. Info: 876-5801. 2 p.m., deck of Sunlight Mountain Resort, Bridges High School graduation. 7 p.m., Rifle Gap State Park, Sage Campground lawn, Watching Wildlife. Info: 625-1607. 7 p.m., Town Center Booksellers, 211 Midland Ave., Basalt, Alan Donovan, author of My Journey through African Heritage. Info: 927-2665. 8:30 p.m., Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale, live music. Info: 963-3304.
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. 9:30 a.m. Glenwood Dance Academy, Circuit Pilates. Info: 945-2717. 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., Marble Historical Society/ Museum, two blocks north of main road, Marble, Marble Quarry tours. Reservations advised: 963-0881. 10 a.m., Taylor Creek Fly Shop, 183 Basalt Center Circle, Basalt, free fly-fishing clinic. Info: 927-4374. 10 a.m., Basalt High School gymnasium, BHS graduation. 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. 1 p.m. Roaring Fork High School gym, RFHS graduation. 1 p.m./3 p.m., Rifle Falls State Park, Mountain Mist Amphitheater, Nature Games (1 p.m.), Spelunkers Club (3 p.m.) Info: 625-1607. 4 p.m., Stubler Memorial Field, Glenwood Springs High School graduation. 4-7 p.m., Elk Mountain Sandwich Shop, 2890 County Road 3, Marble, Live band, barbecue. 6-8 p.m., Gym of Basalt, teen break-dancing class, $5/class. Info: 927-3287. 8:30 p.m., Rifle Gap State Park, Sage Campground lawn, Stars over Rifle Gap. Info: 625-1607.
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