FYI: For Your Information
Friday, Dec. 24, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Exclamation Point Restaurant will be open; Saturday, Dec. 25, the park and restaurant will be closed; New Years Eve, Friday, Dec. 31: second annual Toast at the Top celebration at Exclamation Point Restaurant & Bar. Enjoy an elegant prime rib buffet, a midnight champagne toast, music by The Dags, and a free tram ride. Cost: $75 per person, $65 for annual pass members. Information: 945-4228 ext. 17, or 1-800-530-1635. 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 Rifles 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, Basalt. Information: Liz at Senior Services, 704-2767. The Silt Historical Societys 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 StationDrawing and painting classes for kids of all ages will take place Monday-Friday, Dec. 27-31, at Carbondale Council on the Arts & Humanities Arts Annex, 580 LaFontana Plaza. Information: Gerry Michel, 928-7733.Thunder River Theatre Company is offering a holiday drama camp for kids Monday-Friday, Dec. 27-31, at Carbondale Town Hall. 9-11:30 a.m. for 6- to 10-year-olds and 12:30-3 p.m. for 11- to 14-year-olds. $75/child for the week or $125 for two siblings. Information/registration: Marisa Post, 925-5364.Bring your live Christmas trees to the collection site at Carbondales Town Hall parking lot. All decorations must be removed no ornaments, tinsel, garland, tree stands, wire, screws or nails. No flocked trees, wreaths, or roping. Trees will be chipped into mulch available for landscaping projects in the spring. Information: 963-1307.As part of the community wellness series, the Rocky Mountain Institute for Physical Medicine is hosting a Higher-powered Health: Making spiritual connections to achieve higher levels of heath seminar from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, at 100 Elk Run Drive, River View Plaza, Basalt. The Create Your Own Aging Reversal Plan: Discover the power to prevent disease and feel fantastic seminar will also take place from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, at the same location. Information: Nina Schnipper 948-0179.The Glenwood Community Center ice rink hosts the coolest party in town from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29. The event includes a 50s costume contest, a hula hoop contest, ice bowling, a dance contest, drag racing, a free skating session, and $2 rentals. Hot chocolate and other goodies available. Information: 384-6301.Log on to http://www.hotspringspool.com and click on the new Web cam. The camera is mounted at the pools west end and provides a full image of the large pool, lap lanes, the historic bath house, and the entrance to the Athletic Club. Viewing options include a still image or live action shot in a small or large format. The display also shows local weather statistics from The Weather Channel at weather.com. Information: 1-800-537-SWIM (7946) or http://www.hotspringspool.com.The Carbondale Clay Centers Holiday Show & Sale will be open through December for all last-minute-shopping needs. Brighten someones table this season with beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces from nine area potters. The Center is located at 135 Main St. in Carbondale. Holiday sale hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: http://www.carbondaleclay.org or 963-2529.
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