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Community News & Notes

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Start your day off right and join us for Breakfast with Santa at the Silt Branch Library. We will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16. Kids will be able to chat with Santa and will be given a candy cane. For more information call 876-5500.

The Glenwood Elks Lodge #2286 will be holding its 24th annual Memorial Dinner on Dec. 20 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. or so. All elderly, disabled and really anyone in need of a hot meal and companionship are invited to a dinner of turkey, ham, stuffing and other trimmings – and pumpkin pie, too! The lodge is located in West Glenwood, and any questions will be answered by Pam Regan at 274-1575.

WingNutz in north Rifle and Pathways have extended its Ham Christmas Baskets sign-up deadline to Monday, Dec. 21, by 4 p.m. Call 625-5761 to sign you and your family up for a Christmas Basket for the holidays that is cooked and all ready to go!

There will be a “Pay it Forward” Santa visit on Wednesday, Dec. 23, at Russo’s Pizza in Glenwood Meadows from 3-6 p.m. Kids will talk to santa and give him their wish list , and they will get a free slice of pizza and small soda. In return they will be asked to bring a gift for kids in need or kids who are in the hospital and the Advocacy House, and Santa will distribute them the next day. This is a great opportunity to teach kids the blessing of giving as well as receiving.

Ongoing throughout the winter are guided tours of the historic Redstone Castle, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 pm. Special holiday tours: Dec. 25 & 28 and Jan. 1. Tickets are available at Tiffany of Redstone and the Redstone General Store. $15 for adults and $10 for seniors/children over 5 years. More info: 963-9656 or

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