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Local nonprofit DonorDirect is providing 40 first-come first-served one-time-only day passes to Roaring Fork Valley residents 65 and older to experience Carbondale Recreation Center’s SilverSneakers class to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance offered at 9 a.m. each Monday and Wednesday.

For details, please call Bartlett at 948-2104.

The city of Glenwood Springs is in the process of developing new regulations to guide future residential development, and is seeking input from the community into this process. The purpose of the new standards is to protect the character of the city’s established neighborhoods and ensure future development is compatible with adjacent homes in terms of its height, scale and overall character.



Get involved and help guide the development of these standards by completing a brief survey online at http://www.cogs.us. Surveys must be completed by July 31. All surveys submitted by this date will be entered in a drawing for a gift certificate to City Market.

For a paper copy of the survey or for more information, call A’Lissa at (970) 384-6405.



The Senior Traveler phone lines are now working.

If you live in Carbondale or Glenwood Springs, please call 945-9117 or 384-4898 for

meal sites or the Traveler.

If you live in New Castle, Silt, Rifle or Parachute, please call 625-1366 for either the meal sites or the Traveler.

A silent auction benefiting the Holistic Harmony music program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, adjacent to the Valley View Hospital cafeteria.

The Miner’s Claim Restaurant is offering an Alaskan King Crab Bake from 5 p.m. to closing during Silt Hey Days on Aug. 2. The menu includes choice blue crab corn chowder or mixed field green salad, honey wheat rolls, more than one pound of Alaskan king crab legs with lemon herb butter, a jumbo baked potato, sweet corn, and a variety of desserts.

Reservations highly recommended, call 876-5372.

Valley View hospitals Holistic Harmony music program will be celebrating it’s third-year anniversary from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, in the upper lobby. It will be an elegant evening of music, performed by 13 of the hospital musicians. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served. Tickets can be purchased at the hospital gift shop.

For more information, call 384-6651.

OZ, the Artists’ Workshop, 331 W. Main Street in downtown New Castle, will be open all day today, July 19, during the Burning Mountain Festival. Local artists will offer an assortment of jewelry and paintings for display and sale.

For more information, call 984-0445.


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