Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Join your friends on Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 1 p.m. for a Movie Day at the New Castle Branch Library. This month’s movie features Disney’s Buddies, those adorable talking puppies, who venture way up north to a snowy wonderland. The Buddies must all pull together to succeed and help out their new friends. Stop in, hang out, and enjoy a free movie featuring the loveable puppies. For more information call 984-2346.

For those going on vacation over the coming weeks, don’t forget to call or stop by the Post Independent office no later than Wednesday, Dec. 30, to submit the dates for stopping delivery of your newspaper, and for restarting delivery when you get home.

The offices of the Post Independent will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1.

To call, dial 945-8515, ext. 16131.

Rifle Parks and Recreation is hosting a Christmas tree recycling drop site through Jan. 11. Drop trees at Metro Park, 1612 Railroad Ave., next to the tennis courts.

Please remove all decoration from trees before dropping them off.

For information call the parks department at 625-6259.

The town of Carbondale will once again sponsor a Christmas Tree recycling program. Starting Dec. 26, Carbondale residents may bring their once-live Christmas trees to the parking lot on the northeast corner of Fourth Street and Colorado Avenue (across from Town Hall). Please place them in the designated area. No artificial trees, flocked trees, sprayed trees, wreaths, garland, ornaments, tinsel, plastic bags, wire, rope or lights are accepted – bare trees only.

The next 15-week session of the split-season bowling league schedule at Rifle Fireside Lanes begins on Jan. 5. In the evenings, there are openings for the Tuesday mixed league and the Thursday men’s league. During the day, seniors have a league on Thursdays, home-schooled youth have a Wednesday league for PE credits, and all youth bowlers have a Saturday league. Call 625-2231 for details and sign-up.

Throughout the month of December, the dental office of Dr. Jay Heim and Dr. Corey Johnson will be collecting nonperishable food items to be donated to LIFT-UP. For every donated item, participants will be able to enter a drawing for a SoniCare FlexCare toothbrush.

Address: 2425 S. Grand Ave., Suite 109, in Glenwood Springs.

Contact: 945-9119;

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