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Community News & Notes

The Glenwood Downtown Market is held from 4 p.m. to dusk at Centennial Park, Ninth and Grand, Glenwood Springs.This week, The Currys will entertain market visitors from 5:15 p.m. until dusk. Debbie Whittaker will demonstrate fast and easy tips and tricks with herbs.

Family fun night kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at Carbondales Roller Hockey Rink Park. The event includes an in-line skating obstacle course, BMX bike races for all ages and free food. For more information call Becky at 704-4116.

Anvil Points Quilt guild will present the fourth annual Outdoor Quilt Show in conjunction with the Silt Heyday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Silt Historical Park, Eighth and Orchard. One hundred quilts will be on display, including a memorial display of Nancy Derbys quilts and a vintage quilt display.For quilt entry information, call 876-2493.

A farewell to summer luau for children ages 3-6 will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.Bring your lunch and a beach party attitude. Crafts, games, bubbles and the super fun water slide will be provided.For more information or to preregister call 384-6301.

Learn how to take care of your pet dog or cat Aug. 15 at Carbondales Town Hall. The course starts off with participants learning how to approach a sick dog or cat, followed by rescue breathing and CPR. Please do not bring your own pets; skills will be practiced on Fluffy and Jerry, our stuffed mannequins. For more information, call Becky at 704-4116 or sign up for this class by filling out a registration form at Town Hall.

Congregations and Schools Empowered (CASE) is rescheduling its attainable housing meeting from Thursday, July 26, to Sept. 28 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. CASE hopes this change does not cause any inconveniences.

The 36th annual Carbondale Mountain Fair begins at 4 p.m. Friday, and continues from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 27-29, in Sopris Park in Carbondale. This free event brings more than 125 unique arts and crafts vendors, an array of international food, competitions and live music to benefit the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities. Competitions are open to all and include: limbo, horseshoes, woodsplitting and pie and cake baking. Saturday morning hosts the Mount Sopris Run-Off, a 16.5-mile race from Basalt to Carbondale; and Sunday is the Porcupine Loop Bike Race at the base of Mount Sopris. For more information, go to or call 963-0139.

The Carbondale chip and seal maintenance project has been delayed due to weather. If you received a handbill, please watch for No Parking signs to be posted prior to work beginning on your street. The town of Carbondale thanks you for your patience and cooperation.

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