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Community News & Notes

The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork will present storyteller and humorist Kevin Kling at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the schools eco-campus on Old Highway 82. Kevin will present an evening of laughter and touching tales of the human condition that is suitable for all ages. The show is a benefit for the Waldorf School. Last years show sold out early and patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets early by stopping by or calling the Waldorf School at 963-1960 or at The Lift in Carbondale.

Beginning at 5 a.m. Thursday, May 3, Midland Avenue traffic in Basalt will be re-routed around Town Hall (Midland Annex) due to work at the intersection of Two Rivers Road and Midland Avenue. Two Rivers Road will be open in both directions. The road work should be completed around 8 a.m. Friday.

ReunionThe Glenwood Springs High School Class of 1987 will be holding its 20-year reunion this summer, June 22 and 23. For more information about the event or to help locate classmates, please visit

Lighting the skateboard parkSkateboarders are invited to help join the town of Basalt in lighting up the skate park on Friday, May 4. The lights will come on at dusk and shine until 10 p.m. Try vertical skating, tune up your ollie, nollie, kickflip, McTwist and other skills, or simply come out to enjoy watching skateboarders of all levels show off their skate style under the lights. Helmets are required and there is no cost to participate.

The 15th annual Dancers Dancing performance will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, in the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Featuring the elite Center for the Arts Senior and Junior Dance Company performers and dance class students, 150 performers will be on stage.Three student pieces are on the program. Amethyst Franklin will be soloing a hip hop number; Landon, Michael, Taylor and Jordan Churchill have created a country western routine; and Zoe Yost and Shauni Bowles have choreographed a jazz piece. The entire staff has pulled together several elements of the Art Centers programming to accomplish this production. Home-schooled dance students and dancers from the outreach program at Sopris Elementary School will perform, and Center for the Arts art students will create props and scenery. Tickets are on sale now. Call 945-2414 to reserve your ticket.

Dog showThe Roaring Fork Kennel Club will be hosting a Fun Match Dog Show at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 6, by the Sayre Park gazebo.

State of the RiverThe Colorado River District and the Ruedi Water and Power Authority will cosponsor the annual Roaring Fork State of the River meeting from 7- 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 9 at Basalt High School. Learn about Roaring Fork Valley streamflow and reservoir operations from Independence Pass to the Colorado River. Attendees can also take part in a grassroots discussion of Roaring Fork Watershed issues and learn how to become involved in developing a Roaring Fork Watershed Plan.

CadenceCadence, an a cappella mens quartet from Toronto, will appear at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Its the final concert of the season for members of the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association, and admission is free with purchase of a membership for next season. Tables will be set up in the lobby for ticket sales and present members may renew that evening. For information, call Judy, 945-5384.

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