Community News & Notes
Therapeutic Motions and Lidke & Associates are hosting a free educational seminar about Emotional Eating. Come and learn why you crave what you crave and how to curb those negative cravings. Seminar is Aug. 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. Participants can enjoy the fitness center and pool at the Hot Springs Athletic club for $9. The seminar is located at the Hot Springs Lodge (behind the pool). Contact Suzette Levine at 984-2217 to register for the event.
Thunder River Theatre Company is looking for a few young people interested in theatre who want to apprentice with the TRTC. Apprenticeships are being sought in all technical areas. TRTC has state-of-the-art light and sound equipment, builds all of its scenery, and coordinates and builds its costumes and props. High school or college-age people who would like to spend a year with TRTC working on all productions in our beautiful new black-box theatre are welcome to call Lon Winston at 963-8200 for details. It is possible to receive practicum college credit if that appeals. TRTC also welcomes volunteers of all ages. Please visit http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com to learn more about who we are and what we do.
A visit by artist Joel Johnson scheduled by the Glenwood Springs Art Guild has been canceled. The art guild will still hold a meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Glenwood Springs. Members will do some painting exercises prior to the meeting.
An old-fashioned ice cream social booth will provide yummy sundaes and root beer floats on Saturday, Aug. 12, as part of the KDNK Blues and Brews party on Main Street in Carbondale. All proceeds from the booth go to the soon-to-be-opened historical museum. For information or to volunteer, please call 963-9371.
True Media Foundations presentation of History Under the Stars debuts at dusk Tuesday, Aug. 29, at Centennial Park. The documentary celebrates the lives and livelihood of Garfield County pioneers individuals and families who helped create and shape the areas communities. The video follows Glenwoods farmers market at the park. The public is invited to bring low chairs and blankets to watch the video under the evening stars and enjoy live music from Still Twitchin and T-Ray Becker. History Under the Stars is a project of True Media Foundation, a nonprofit organization that mentors area youth. A crucial aspect of this summer project is the youth who have worked on this video, learning all aspects of film production while creating a historical legacy of the region. A production crew of about 14 youth from Carbondale to Rifle have spent their summer working on the historical presentation.
For those who rent, have a job, are self-employed or use credit know your legal rights. The Salvation Army is offering a free legal basics workshop from 6-8 p.m. today at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, lead by Jonathan Shamis of Alpine Legal Services. For more information or to find out about the free child care, call 945-6976.
Kathy Ortiz, of Big Mamas Home Cookin, needs volunteers to help with setup, service, and cleanup from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Relay for Life at Roaring Fork High School on Saturday, Aug. 12. Please call Kathy directly at 963-2432 if you are interested.
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