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Weekend Happenings

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The Grand Valley Historical Society will host Teddy Roosevelt at its winter meeting at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, at the historic Battlement Mesa schoolhouse.

The program features Doug Mishler in the role of President Teddy Roosevelt.

Mishler, who holds a PhD in American cultural history, has done more than 1,000 Chautauqua historical presentations and one-man shows since 1992. He has portrayed William Lloyd Garrison, Ernie Pyle, Captain William Clark, Andrew Carnegie and Edward R. Murrow as well as Theodore Roosevelt.

The Historical Society program is sponsored in part by Colorado Humanities.

Admission is free to Historical Society members, while a donation of $3 is requested of nonmembers.

Locals are invited to thank the most noteworthy fellow citizen of 2010 through the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association’s Citizen of the Year Award. Nominations for the Citizen of the Year Award for 2010 are now being accepted. The award is intended to honor an individual who makes a substantial contribution to Glenwood Springs. As a result of the nominee’s efforts, the community receives notable benefits and becomes a better place to live and work. All nominees should be involved in active civic participation in the areas of health or human services, education, recreation, arts or cultural improvements, economic development, or community based organizations that contribute to the quality of life in the community. Nominations may be submitted by anyone in the community and are encouraged from all clubs and organizations. Nominees will be judged in all categories on the basis of community involvement and leadership. The winning citizen of 2010 will be announced at the chamber’s Annual Ball and Auction scheduled for Jan. 29, 2011.

Saturday, Jan. 29

Live Band w/one man, Christoph Brownell at 10 p.m.

Looking for some video gaming challenges and other players to share the fun? Then you should join the Teen Video Game Club at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Teens age 13-18 are invited to bring your favorite video games or game systems to the library on Saturday, Jan. 29, between 1 and 4 p.m. Play games with others who enjoy them as much as you do. The library’s Wii video games will also be available – just be ready to play. For more information call 945-5958.

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