Veterans Day activities start today |

Veterans Day activities start today

A variety of events are scheduled to mark Veterans Day, which is Monday, Nov. 11. Here’s a rundown.-The annual Veterans Day presentation at Glenwood Springs High School is at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the high school auditorium. The U.S. Marine Corps and Discovery Toys will collect toys and cash for the Toys For Tots campaign. Guests are asked to arrive by 9:45 a.m. A reception will follow the program.-A special ceremony to honor American veterans will be held in Basalt at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Fairview Cemetery in Basalt. The ceremony will include a roll call of the 37 deceased veterans at the cemetery, and placement of American flags on their graves.-Carbondale Middle School presents a musical tribute honoring all veterans who served our country at 2:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the CMS gym. All veterans are invited as well as the public.-Rifle High School invites the entire community to attend a Veterans Day Assembly at 10:20 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11. A luncheon will immediately follow the assembly for veterans and their guests. There will also be a Veterans Day Concert at 7 p.m. Monday in the Rifle High School gymnasium. The RHS band and choir will be performing several American favorites.-Carbondale Elementary School will be presenting its annual Tribute to Veterans program from 1:20-2:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the school gym. All veterans, parents and community members are welcome. For more information on the program, call Bonnie Fischer at 384-5688 or Kirstin Johns, music teacher, at 384-5689.-Sopris Elementary School in Glenwood Springs will honor those who served their country in its annual Veterans Concert at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the school gym. All veterans are invited to the tribute.

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