Community News & Notes
Colorado Mountain Colleges production of Copenhagen, led by award-winning director Lynn Aliya, runs this weekend at the New Space Theatre, CMC-Spring Valley campus. The play starring actors G. Thomas Cochran, Kristin Carlson and Jeff Carlson documents German physicist Werner Heisenbergs strange visit to Copenhagen in 1941 to see Niels Bohr, his Danish counterpart and one-time mentor. The two old friends and close colleagues revolutionized atomic physics in the 1920s with their work on quantum mechanics and the uncertainty principle. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $10 for students and seniors. For reservations or additional information, call 947-8252.
The public is invited to bring their children to Hallelujah Night at Mountain View Church, a free indoor festival with games, treats, etc., from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. Costumes are welcome, but no scary costumes, please. Kids fifth grade and under must be accompanied by an adult or older sibling. Mountain View Church is located 1.5 miles south of Glenwood Springs next to Buffalo Valley Restaurant. Please call 945-8328 for additional information.
Basalt Recreation Department is hosting its annual Halloween Carnival from 4-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Basalt Middle School cafeteria. The carnival is a fundraiser for nonprofits that work with children and young adults and also for student school clubs.This years participants include the Basalt Girl and Boy Scouts, Basalt High School Choir, Art Club, and more. For information, call Basalt Rec at 927-8214.
Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is hosting an all-day, Middle Eastern-themed autumn fundraiser with workshops starting at 9 a.m. and a Goddess Hafla performance from 7-10 p.m. Saturday. Dancers and musicians from all over the state and from as far away as California and Washington join local fire dancers, drummers, belly dancers, and the Sahara Moon dance troupe for the workshops. Prices for the workshops range from $20-$25. Tickets for the Goddess Hafla are $12 for adults and $6 kids. Register for classes or buy tickets by calling 945-2414 or visit http://www.glenwoodarts.org.Also, the Center for the Arts is calling all artists of crafts fine art, cards, clothing, jewelry, foods, chocolates and other holiday treasures for its annual Winterfest exhibit. The exhibit opens Nov. 7 and continues through Dec. 14, with a holiday party and reception at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. Call 945-2414 for an application and for information.
Riverside Middle Schools seventh-grade class hosts a talent show and chili supper at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Riverside Middle School cafeteria in New Castle. Desserts will be sold separately. Proceeds from the event will be used for the seventh-grade field trips this year. Call Kelly Detlefsen at 625-7824 for additional questions.
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