FYI: For Your Information
Skier Appreciation Day at Sunlight Mountain Resort is Friday, Jan. 7. Lift tickets are $10. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Garfield County.
Basalt Christmas tree recycling will run through Friday, Jan. 7. at Arbaney Park or City Market in El Jebel. Trees must have all lights, ornaments, stands, decorations, wire, etc. removed. Please do not bring wreaths, garlands, roping or gift wrap.Information: 927-4723 or 927-4701.
Dance and fitness classes, 6 p.m. Fridays and 4 p.m. Sundays at Crystal River Ballet School in Carbondale. Information: 948-1180.
An open Alcoholics Anonymous meeting takes place at noon Fridays at 1530 A Railroad Ave. (back of Wells Fargo, between video store and Chinese restaurant), as part of Rifle’s 12-step meetings.
Bridge Club meets every Friday at 11 a.m. as part of the Midvalley Seniors program at Valley Pines, 1400 E. Valley Road in Basalt. Information: Liz at Senior Services, 704-2767.
The Silt Historical Society’s needlework group meets 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Silt Historical Park. Information: 876-5801.
The Basalt Emergency Management Committee meets at 9 a.m. the first Friday of every month at Basalt Town Hall, and all meetings are open to the public. Information: Dick Merritt, 927-5178.
The Glenwood Springs Community/Contra Dance series continues on the first Saturdays of the month. Information: Don, 945-0350.
Willits offers a farmers market on Saturday mornings across from the new Willits General Store and Gas Station
Carbondale Clay Center classes begin Monday, Jan. 10. The next six-week session includes adult classes for all levels of experience and kids classes for toddlers and older All are welcome. Kids’ classes are $90, adults $144 plus firing fee for six weeks. Information: 963-2529. http://www.carbondaleclay.org. Space is limited.The Grand Valley Historical Society will hold its winter meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Mesa Vista Assisted Living Center in Battlement Mesa. The evening’s program will feature a video-taped interview with Ed Forshee, longtime resident of Morrisania Mesa. The interview will be conducted by BJ Lindauer. Everyone is invited to attend.
Basalt’s Town Code requires owners and occupants of property in town, including homes and businesses, to clear the walkways adjacent to their property within 24 hours.
U.S Bank has established a Tsunami Relief Fund for people wanting to contribute to relief efforts in the aftermath of the devastating and deadly disaster in South Asia. Contributions can be made at any of U.S. Bank’s 2,346 locations, which can be found online at usbank.com or by calling 1-800-USBANKS. Current U.S. Bank customers can also make donations via phone by calling 1-800-USBANKS and speaking with a customer service representative. Donations to the fund will be forwarded to the American Red Cross International Response Fund.
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