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The New Castle Police Department will hold a community meeting to provide information regarding a sexually violent predator that will be residing in a New Castle community. The meeting will be July 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the New Castle Community Center. The New Castle Police Department and a team of experts in the management of sex offenders will also provide educational information and support to residents. No information on the subject will be released prior to the community notification meeting.Sex offenders have always lived in our communities, but when an individual has been deemed a “sexually violent predator,” law enforcement is required to actively notify residents of their presence. This meeting is the New Castle Police Department’s notification to the community. Due to the mature nature of the meeting the police department is advising that no children under the age of 15 should attend. Children 15 years of age will not be admitted without an adult. If you are unable to attend you may contact the New Castle Police Department after the meeting to arrange to receive the information.

Mary Peace Finley will be signing her new book of historical fiction, “The Midnight Ride of Blackwell Station,” at Novel Tea Bookstore in Carbondale, beginning at 5:30 p.m. during the July 2 First Friday.A true historic event in eastern Colorado inspired Finley’s fictional story for young readers of deception, political contriving, and a railroad station hijacked at midnight.

Join the Glenwood Springs Recreation Department Sunday, July 4, at Two Rivers Park from 4:30-7:30 p.m. for a picnic: $1.25 for a hamburger or hot dog, baked beans, chips, bottled water and a birthday cupcake. There will also be Free live music by The Rock Dogs, children’s activities and family games followed by Symphony in the Valley and fireworks. For more information call 384-6300 or visit us at

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is seeking artists for our Glenwood Springs 125th Anniversary Exhibit. We will be accepting paintings (oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed), photography, pastels, charcoal, fine art, mixed media art, sculpture, pottery, jewelry and gift shop material (greeting cards and bin prints) to celebrate Glenwood Springs’ 125th anniversary.Artwork must reflect Glenwood Springs, Colorado – in any form.The 125th Anniversary Exhibit runs from July 30 through Aug. 30 in the main gallery at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Applications are due by July 10 2010. For more information, or to request an application, please contact Christina at (970) 945- 2414. Come Celebrate Glenwood Springs with us and exhibit your talents during one of the busiest season’s in Glenwood Springs.

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