Community news & notes
Drop off donations for CARE, Operation Vacation and LIFT-UP and other local food banks at the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, 2014 Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. The Post Independent will distribute the items to the appropriate agency.
Saturday, Dec. 6 is movie night at A Spiritual Center, 0695 Buggy Circle in Carbondale. The event starts at 6 p.m. with The Voice, about science, spirituality and enlightenment.For more information, call Golden 963-5516. Free or love donation.
Eagles Auxiliary 12th annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale is seeking vendors, to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, is seeking vendors. Tables are available. Please contact Lori Kass 618-6974 for more information.
Louie and the Lizards will be playing live music at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at The Bayou in downtown Glenwood Springs.For more information, call 379-1004.
Join the Frontier Historical Society for the holidays at its museum open house from 4- 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at 10th and Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Warm yourself with appetizers, desserts, hot cider and wine while you tour the museum and shop for holiday treasures in the gift shop. The museum has been decorated for the holidays by local businesses, civic groups and volunteers. Participating businesses include The Farmhouse and The Flower Mart and you can’t miss the tree decorated by the Quilters of the Rockies. The open house is free and everyone is invited. For more information, call 945-4448.
Frank Mead Metcalf and Marian Lyeth Davis will be inducted into the Aspen Hall of Fame Saturday, Jan. 31, at Aspen Meadows Doerr-Hosier Center. Tickets, invitations and RSVP cards will be mailed during the last week of December. Reservations, may also be made after Jan. 1 by downloading the RSVP form from http://www.aspenhistorysociety.com/halloffame.html. The deadline for reservations is Jan. 23.
Carbondale Community Conversation on the Economy will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Carbondale Town Hall. The panel will discuss what steps we can take locally to reduce the impact on our communityPanelists: Dan Korleski, Chief Investment Officer American National Bank; Farrah Roberts, Senior Vice President, Alpine Bank; Ron Speaker, President/CEO, Equus Private Wealth Management.A discussion with local businesses to implement ideas from the community conversation will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 at Carbondale Town Hall.For more information, call 963-1890.
Carbondale Clay Centers 11th annual Benefit Cup Auction will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the CCC studios, 135 Main St. in Carbondale.The event features cups, mugs, tumblers, and teabowls donated by more than 100 ceramic artists from across the country. All proceeds support CCCs year-round programming. Refreshments and holiday fare will be served. Admission fees will be put toward any winning bids at evenings end. Bidding ends 7:45 p.m.
Mountain Family Health Center will be having a free health screening to check cholesterol, blood pressure, weight, BMI, and blood sugar levels at the Roaring Fork Family Resource Center in Carbondale from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm Friday, Dec.12, at Bridges Center in Carbondale on the corner of Sopris Avenue and Third Street. To set up a 15-minute appointment, please call the Roaring Fork Family Resource Center at 384-5746.
True Nature Healing Arts is hosting an open house Dec. 6 at 549 Main St. in Carbondale. The event offers free yoga class from 8:30-9:45 a.m., free mini-sessions of various classes between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and food and drinks from 2-6 p.m.Contact Bettina at 379-5853 for more information.
Andre Shy is back at the Sixth Street Bar and Grill at the Ramada Inn from 8-11 p.m. every Friday starting Nov. 28. He brings more than 12,000 songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s for loads of fun.Call 945-2500 for more information.
Holiday ornament painting for all ages at the Carbondale Clay Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult helper. These creations will be ready to take home, same day. All-day drop in, no appointment necessary, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, or call 963-2529 for an appointment.
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