Community News & Notes
Teens are invited to celebrate the end of the school year with game night from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Test your skills at Guitar Hero, play some cards or board games with friends and vote for the best tasting pizza from a variety of local restaurants. Admission is free and open to all teens. The library is located at 413 Ninth St. Call 945-5958 for more information.
Thunder River Theatre Company is now enrolling students for its 2008 Summer Drama Camp, with three sessions, two weeks long. Enroll children in any one of three sessions, or in all three. Discounts available for more than one session. All classes for both age groups are from 9:30 a.m. to noon.To learn more about the TRTC for Young People Programs, including tuition, scholarships and enrollment discounts, and to download the brochure, visit http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com and click on Professional Theatre Education For All Ages and then click on the Summer Drama Camp Brochure.
The 2008 Strawberry Days Carnival, sponsored by American Furniture Warehouse and Radio La Tricolor, will be bigger and better with many new rides. The carnival takes place at the American Furniture Warehouse parking lot June 19-22. All-access discount passes are available at Safeway, Watersweeper & the Dwarf, The Silver Bead and the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association. Carnival parking is very limited, and people are encouraged to ride the free Glenwood buses, which pick up at Glenwood Springs High School and drop off at the carnival. For more information, visit strawberrydaysfestival.com or contact the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association at 945-6589.
The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork will host a play group for parents and children from 9:30-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday in June. The play group will be hosted by early childhood educators and will include organized and free play.The Waldorf School will host a free childrens hour from 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, in the Kinderhaus. Children up to age 5 and their parents will enjoy free play, snack, craft time, and The Magic Pot, a puppet play.The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork is an independent pre-k through eighth-grade school. Its eco-campus is located upvalley of the Catherine Store on old Highway 82.For more information, contact Julie at 963-1960.
Snowmass Village T-ball for ages 5 and 6 will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 10 to July 3. Call 922-2240 or check online at http://www.snowmassrecreation.com for more details. Must preregister by June 6 deadline.
The Garfield County Libraries board of trustees next regular board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. June 5, at the Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way in Parachute. For ADA needs, please contact Wilma at 625-4270 prior to meeting.
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