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Kids of all ages are invited to join Silt’s Heyday Parade on Saturday, July 31. Decorate your bikes, wagons, and scooters or cars and join in on the fun. The theme this year is “Hats off to Volunteers.” There will be a car show on Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. Come join us and show your favorite car. Parade and car show entry forms are available at Silt’s Town Hall, or contact Peggy Swank at 876-5861 and request a form to be e-mailed or mailed to you. For additional information, contact 876-5801. Booth spaces are still available, and application forms can be picked up at Silt Town Hall, or call 876-5801.

Walt Smith Jazz Trio in Silt Miners Claim Restaurant is hosting the Walt Smith Jazz Trio Wednesday, July 21, from 6:30-9 p.m. For more information call 876-5372.

A reminder that the Glenwood Springs Summer of Jazz takes a one-week reprieve, so there is no concert tonight, July 21.The Wednesday-night concert series resumes July 28 with the Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble, beginning at 7 p.m. in Two Rivers Park. The Stooges Brass Band closes out the series on Aug. 4.For more information, visit

Join us at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library as local author Mary Peace Finley discusses her new book “The Midnight Ride of Blackwell Station.” Mary will talk about this tale, which features the true story of the hijacking of a Colorado railroad station in 1886. The program is on Thursday, July 22, at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information call 963-2889.

CQG is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Past or current employees are invited to join us for a reunion this Saturday, July 24, at Two Rivers Park from noon to 4 p.m. Bring a dish or drink to share, the family and memories. E-mail Monica Hutson to RSVP or for more information at

Children’s Mini College preschool has openings for both morning and afternoon classes starting this fall. If you would like more information about our school or would like to register your child please call Joan Chovanec at 945-2446.

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