Canning continues at activity center |

Canning continues at activity center

If you are still in the mood for canning, stop by the Battlement Mesa Activity Center between 9 a.m. and noon Wednesday, Oct. 1. Our friends from Palisade will have a fine selection of peaches, tomatoes and plums for sale.

On Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4, the annual Library Book Sale will be held at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center lobby. Please note the times have changed. The sale is open to everyone 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday; and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Join the Friends of the Library at the sale for $5 and receive two free books.

The KSUN Radio Annual Benefit Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center Community Room. Catering for the dinner will be provided by Easy Cuisine and a cash bar will be available. Tickets can be purchased at the front desk of the activity center for $15 each. The guest speaker will be radio personality and author Michael Chandler. Help support your community radio station, 103.9 FM.

Be sure to tune into KSUN Radio for Cardinal’s football games ” at 7 p.m. every Friday. The Cards will be hosting Gunnison this Friday.

There is still time to register your kiddos in swimming lessons at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Preschool (3 – 5 years ) 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and Levels 1 and 2 (6 years and up) 4:40-5:15 p.m. The lessons will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from Oct. 7 to 30. The cost is $49 for eight classes per child. Call the activity center, 285-9480, for more information.

Get some great exercise and have a great time at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Try a class for $6 or purchase 10 classes for $39 (members) or $49 (non-members). Margie Klein is the instructor.

The annual Parachute/Battlement Mesa Chamber of Commerce OctoberFest is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4. President Jason Fletcher says come rain, snow or shine, the event will go on. So make plans now to attend this awesome community event at Cottonwood Park in Parachute. The band begins playing at 4 p.m., serving dinner at 5 p.m. and the fireworks are scheduled for dusk (between 8:45-9 p.m.). Bring your lawn chair, blankets, bug spray and jackets and enjoy the festivities. The fireworks display is always spectacular, and it is a great place to see your neighbors and catch up on all the news. See your there.

The PEO Chapter IW Fall Fashion Show was held Saturday, Sept. 13th in the community room of the activity center. The room was elegantly decorated in fall colors, the food was absolutely fantastic, the wine was robust, and the fashions were the latest in design. This fundraiser was held to help a local girl continue her education next fall.

What a wonderful way to spend an autumn afternoon and contribute to the future of our youth. Thank you, PEO members.

This is my last “Grand Valley News” column to appear in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. I hope you have enjoyed reading the column, as much as I have enjoyed bringing it to you. Thanks.

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