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Senior briefs

A few more adults are needed for the Folk Dance classes from 7-8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Silt Fitness Center. Drop-ins are welcome.

Valley View Hospital Holistic Harmony’s second anniversary fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 15, offers a night of music in the Valley View Hospital lobby. Valley musicians will be playing to benefit the hospital’s Holistic Harmony Music Program, developed to meet the emotional, mental, spiritual and aesthetic needs of patients, families and staff.

Tickets include a hors d’oeuvres reception, including carved beef, shrimp, and made-to-order pasta station catered by Valley View Hospital. Tickets can be purchased at Glenwood Music, Valley View Hospital Gift Shop or at the door. For more information, call Lesa at 309-1701 or Dee at 384-6651

The Roaring Fork Kennel Club is hosting its annual AKC-approved all-breed dog show starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 14, and at 8 a.m. July 15 in the new Eagle County Fairgrounds pavilion. Approximately 1,000 dogs are entered each day. For more information, visit

New Castle’s new community park will be unveiled in fall 2007, and the town is looking for help from the community to name it. The new 10-acre park, informally called North Park, is under construction northeast of Kathryn Senor Elementary School. With a multi-purpose athletic field, landscaped picnic and play areas, and a looped trail, the park will offer something for everyone.

Park naming contest entry forms are available at Town Hall at 450 West Main Street, and on the town Web site, Contestants can drop off entry forms at Town Hall, or submit them by mail to P. O. Box 90, New Castle, CO 81647; by fax to 984-2716; or by e-mail to Entries will also be accepted at the Burning Mountain Festival in New Castle. Entries must be received by 5 p.m., Saturday, July 21.

The New Castle Town Council will select the winning entry. There will be a drawing of prizes for returned entries, with a grand prize awarded for the name chosen.

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