FYI: For Your Information
The Glenwood Springs Community Center has extended construction closure dates through the weekend of Sunday, Nov. 14, due to fumes and construction scheduling difficulties. The facility is scheduled to reopen on Monday, Nov. 15. The Community Center Ice Rink will remain open for public skate sessions, skating lessons and hockey practice. Information/updates: 384-6301.
Join the Eagles Lodge, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs, for dinner from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. The menu includes: grilled pork tenderloin with mushroom sauce, herb-roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, soup, roll and butter, and chocolate mousse pie. The dinner is $8 and open to the public. Information: 945-5506.
Bridge Club meets every Friday at 11 a.m. as part of the Midvalley Seniors program at Valley Pines, 1400 E. Valley Road 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.
Natural health consultant Ronald Logan will present “The Paradigm Shift” alternative health series from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley campus in the new Space Theatre in the Calaway Academic Building. Session topics include cancer, diabetes, and herbology. Admission is $10 for reserved tickets and $15 at the door. Seating is limited. Private one-hour sessions with Ron are also available on Monday, Nov. 15, and Tuesday, Nov. 16. Reservations: 963-1115.
Mt. Sopris Nordic Council will host its 19th annual mountain sports sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 13, in the Colorado Rocky Mountain School gym in Carbondale. Information: 309-3655.
The Buttons and Bows square dance club invites dancers of all ages and levels to a dance on Saturday, Nov. 13. Dancing starts at 8 p.m. at the Grand Valley Early Childhood Learning Center on Second Street in Parachute. The December dance is on Sunday, Dec. 5, and will start at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck. Information: 285-2046.
The Colorado Snowmobile Association will display its safety trailer from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, and Sunday, Nov. 14, at Wal-mart in Glenwood Springs. Snowmobilers: please stop by for information and to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a 2005 Ski-Doo Summit 800. Information: 379-7217 (evenings) or 945-8272 (days).
Families, locals and visitors are invited to the Aspen Holiday Gift Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at Aspen Middle School, 0135 High School Rd., off of Maroon Creek Road. The event will feature more than 30 vendors, a silent auction, bake sale, gift-wrapping service, children’s’ crafts, wagon rides, family photos, and pictures with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information: 920-5096.
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
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