Jim Fay, founder of The Love & Logic Institute and author of the best-selling book Parenting with Love & Logic, will present a half-day workshop on Saturday, Oct. 2, at Rifle High School from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., the workshop is for parents, teachers, and professionals working with youth and families. Fay, who has a home in Meeker, has become one of America’s most sought-after presenters in the fields of parenting, positive discipline, and classroom management. He is a best-selling author and has become the pied piper for parents and educators searching for practical behavior management techniques. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event will benefit YouthZone. For more information and registration, call YouthZone at (970) 945-9300, or visit http://www.YouthZone.com.
The Sunlight Winter Sports Club and the Sunlight Volunteer Ski Patrol will be holding their annual Great Ski and Sports Swap on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The location is at the Orrison Distributing Warehouse, three miles south of Glenwood Springs on Highway 82. The swap is one of the first of the season so you can count on a great selection of items at great prices. There is a $1 admission fee and early birds are welcome to shop from 8-9 a.m. for a $5 admission price.Volunteers are needed to work during the sale as well as the Sunday afternoon check-out. We need cashiers, floor monitors, cleaning crews and back room accounting staff. Volunteers are able to shop early with no early bird admission fee. Please call Rona Fisher at (970) 379-9452 to volunteer.
The Justin Lee Steffen Memorial Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Rifle Creek Golf Course. This event benefits the Justin Lee Steffen Memorial Scholarship Foundation through the University of Northern Colorado Alumni. The foundation was established through the University of Northern Colorado to provide scholarships to students who have an interest in journalism and are committed to making a difference in the lives of others. As the foundation grows so does the number of scholarships given each year, and that’s very exciting as there are many area students who attend UNC and we have many UNC alumni in our community. Justin Lee Steffen was a Rifle High School graduate and student athlete.The tournament is a scramble format with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. There will be a $100 entry fee per player. The fee includes a chance at the $25,000 hole-in-one prize, 18 holes of golf, cart, putting contest, games and an Oktoberfest style buffet to end the day.Hole sponsorships are available for $100, along with several other sponsorship opportunities. For registration and sponsorship information and to learn of other ways you can support the foundation please access the website at justinleesteffen.org or call Robin Steffen at 379-6298.
St. Peter’s second annual Pumpkin Patch Sale runs through Sunday, Oct. 10. Weekend hours are: Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 .p.m. Weekday hours (Monday, Oct. 4, through Thursday, Oct. 7) are from 3-6 p.m. daily. Stop by our pumpkin patch sale with your little ones to pick out their favorite pumpkin and take your own fall photos with our scarecrows. You won’t want to miss St. Peter’s Harvest BBQ on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 4:30-7 p.m. featuring a delectable menu prepared by Chef Drew Scott of Downvalley Tavern Restaurant and live music by the valley’s own local singer/songwriter Dan Sheridan. Tickets for the barbecue are $15/adult (for advance purchase) or $18/adult (day of event) and $5/child. Take-out dinners and beer and wine at cash bar will be available. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is located at 200 Elk Run Drive in Basalt, next to the Riverview Plaza. For tickets or more information about St. Peter’s Pumpkin Patch Sale and Harvest BBQ, call the St. Peter’s office at (970) 927-4235 or go to http://www.stpetersbasalt.com/harvest2010.pdf.
Bargains will be plentiful at the upcoming used book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. The sale will be held from Oct. 2 through Oct. 9. Memberships are available at the door. Visit the sale often and choose from more than 15,000 used hardback and paperback books, conveniently sorted by category. The sale opens at 10 a.m. each day except Sunday, when it begins at 1 p.m. Book donations are gratefully accepted year round, during the Library’s regular hours of operation. The Library is located at 413 Ninth Street. Please call 945-5958 for more information.
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