Community News & Notes |

Community News & Notes

The Earthbeat Summer Music Camp is coming to New Castle from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 16-20 at Kathryn Senor Elementary School. Earthbeat has been in existence for 25 years in the Roaring Fork Valley. The participants will be invited to sing at Burning Mountain Festival on July 21. The normal price has been reduced. The registration form for this camp is available on the Earthbeat Choir Web site at, or contact Darlene Harrison at 984-3338, or Brian at the New Castle Recreation Department at 984-3352.

The Roaring Fork Kennel Club is hosting its annual AKC-approved all-breed dog show starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 14, and at 8 a.m. July 15 in the new Eagle County Fairgrounds pavilion. Approximately 1,000 dogs are entered each day. For more information, visit jp/ROAR1JP.pdf.

Join the staff from Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy in their Exploring North Star Preserve by Water event starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 14. Bring your canoe, kayak, or ducky and float the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wetlands in the upper Roaring Fork Valley. Staff members will give the history of North Star Preserve, point out wildlife, and discuss recent restoration activities along this mild two-hour float. Please dress appropriately life jackets are required; the float will happen rain or shine, but is dependent on river flows and may be cancelled due to extremely high or low flows. This event is free and open to the public; however, space is limited, and registration is required. Please visit to register and call 927-1290 with questions. Sponsored by Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy.

Downtown Glenwoods fourth annual Classic Car Show will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 21, on Ninth Street between Grand and Cooper avenues. Approximately 100 classic cars, trucks and trailers are expected to take part in this years event. The show starts with a cruise night at 6 p.m. Friday, July 20, from the CharcoalBurger Drive-In located in West Glenwood Springs. Everyone is asked to come down and vote for their favorite classic automobile. To enter a car, or for more information, call Dennis Bader at 945-5971. Volunteers are still needed to help with this very popular downtown event. Special thanks to the Flower Mart, CharcoalBurger, the Springs Theatre, city of Glenwood Springs, the DBA, Gran Farnum Printing and Alpine Bank.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User