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Community news & notes

The American Crown Circus from Las Vegas will be performing two shows at 6 and 8 p.m. Aug. 2-4 at the Carbondale North Face Park. Ticket information line is 704-4114.

Rifle High School new student registration will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12-15.Contact 625-7765 for an appointment.

A silent auction benefiting the Holistic Harmony music program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, adjacent to the Valley View Hospital cafeteria.

The Miners Claim Restaurant is offering an Alaskan King Crab Bake from 5 p.m. to closing during Silt Heyday on Aug. 2. The menu includes choice blue crab corn chowder or mixed field green salad, honey wheat rolls, more than one pound of Alaskan king crab legs with lemon herb butter, a jumbo baked potato, sweet corn, and a variety of desserts.Reservations highly recommended, call 876-5372.

Valley View Hospitals Holistic Harmony music program will be celebrating its third anniversary from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, in the upper lobby. It will be an elegant evening of music, performed by 13 of the hospital musicians. Hors doeuvres and wine will be served. Tickets can be purchased at the hospital gift shop. For more information, call 384-6651.

Teens looking for others who like to read interesting, thought-provoking books, pick up a copy of Margaret Atwoods The Handmaids Tale, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library circulation desk. Then join the teen book club in a discussion of the book at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the library, 413 Ninth St. in Glenwood Springs. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 945-5958.

The Roaring Fork Conservancy will conduct an additional float trip July 30. Check in at 3:15 p.m. at Whitewater Rafting. This educational and scenic float on the lower Roaring Fork River is guided by a Roaring Fork Conservancy naturalist. Plan on wildlife, learning and fun. This mellow trip is designed for individuals and families ages 8 and up. Spaces limited. Reservations required by calling Whitewater Rafting at 945-8477. For more information, visit or call 927-1290. Sponsored by Roaring Fork Conservancy and Whitewater Rafting LLC.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, for an employee celebration. The last tram ride up will be at 6 p.m. The park will reopen for business as usual at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 31.

The Senior Traveler phone lines are now working. If you live in Carbondale or Glenwood Springs, please call 945-9117 or 384-4898 for meal sites or the Traveler.If you live in New Castle, Silt, Rifle or Parachute, please call 625-1366 for either the meal sites or the Traveler.

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