Learn to fly
Private pilot ground school will be offered from 6 to 8:50 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 28, at the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs campus. Jessica McMillan, director of the Flight School at Corporate Aircraft Services at the Garfield County Airport, is the instructor. Cost is $123 plus supplies. Sign up by Aug. 23 at any CMC campus. Call 625-3771 for details.
Yoga for mommies-to-be
Pre-natal Yoga meets from 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 24, at the Circle of Health Center, 923 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Polar Energetics meets 7:50-8:50 a.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 13. Drop-ins are welcome for a per-class fee. Bring a cotton blanket or large towel, a pillow and water. Call 945-2514 for details.
Play your cards right
The Carbondale Recreation Department will take an overnight trip to Cripple Creek Aug. 28-29. Cost is $100 and includes transportation, dinner theatre, and coupons for Bronco Billy’s Casino. The van will depart from Carbondale Town Hall at 7 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Call 704-4115 for details.
Take an acting class
After a short hiatus, Lon Winston, artistic director of Thunder River Theatre Company and long-time CMC adjunct faculty, is once again offering his acting workshop class Thursday evenings at the CMC’s Glenwood Center, 6 to 8:50 p.m., from Aug. 29 through Dec. 12. In-district tuition for the class is $123.
The Rifle Elks have installed a Key Tronic Power Play Bingo 500 machine. It’s all computerized and has the latest bells and whistles. The format is 16 games in a pack for $10. Everyone is invited to play. Visit the Elks Club at 501 W. Fifth St., Rifle. Early bird Bingo is at 6:30 and regular Bingo at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Call 625-3990 for details.
Circus coming to town
The circus is coming to town. Circus Chimera bills itself as the “world’s biggest bigtop” and presents performers from nine different countries. Performances in Glenwood Springs will be at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, and 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, in the field next to the Glenwood Springs Community Center.
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