Community News & Notes
Glenwood Springs Masonic Lodge #65 is pleased to announce its 2006 education awards dinner to be held at 6:30 p.m. today at the Glenwood Springs Lodge.Mrs. Ann Meyers of Glenwood Springs Elementary School is the Outstanding Educator for 2006, Rachel Mueller is the Outstanding Junior at Glenwood Springs High School, and Lisa Richards is the recipient of the Ralph R. Sample Masonic Memorial Scholarship.Any Masons planning to attend the dinner, please RSVP to Fred Davidson, 984-2575, or Paul Esbeck, 945-1256.
The Glenwood Springs Summer of Jazz is currently seeking individual memberships and business sponsors for the upcoming season. The 2006 season runs from June 7 to July 26 from 7-9:30 p.m. on eight Wednesday evenings at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. The Summer of Jazz is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation, and all donations are tax deductible. For more information and to donate, please go to summerofjazz.com. The Summer of Jazz is also seeking volunteers to help with this season. Needed are backstage help, T-shirt sales and cleanup. Call 945-4500 today.
The Glenwood Springs Branch Library offers Books on Wheels, a program that supplies library books and audio books to people who are convalescing or are not ambulatory. Let us know what you enjoy reading, and we will deliver your choice of books to your residence or hospital room in the Glenwood Springs area. We will pick up the books when you are finished and furnish more. If necessary, we will provide you with a library card. For more information, or to register for the program, please call the Glenwood Springs Library at 945-5958.
Dancing Colours offers a variety of childrens summer workshops, including Paint That Chair, Flower Girls, Creative Authors, and Nature Watercolor/Poetry Journals. The Dancing Colours studio is located at 968 Main St. in Carbondale. Call 963-2965 for details.
Wild Women, Wild Art and Wildly Entertaining! The seventh annual Wild Women Exhibit is coming to the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. This summer the gallery will be full of very avant garde art from 14 valley artists. There will be a free reception at 6 p.m. Friday, June 2. Call 945-2414 for more information.
Contact local YouthZone offices at 945-9300, 920-5702, or 625-3141 to sign up for the following classes: Redirecting Childrens Behavior, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 11 through Aug. 15, in Glenwood SpringsParenting Teens Through Moods and Attitudes, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, June 8 through July 13, Glenwood Springs.
The Ross Montessori School is holding its first annual Ride Rock and Roll for Ross Horse Show and Benefit from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28. The horse show will take place at Crystal Springs Ranch and highlights jumping, riding and showmanship contests. At 6 p.m. Saturday, a dinner, kids activities, silent auction, and dancing under the stars with the Hell Roaring String Band and Seventh Hour will be offered.For more information, contact Silvia Ramos at Ross Montessori School, 963-7199.
The Frontier Historical Society Museum in Glenwood Springs has organized its fourth annual Linwood Cemetery Clean Up. Volunteers are needed to ready Glenwoods pioneer cemetery for Memorial Day and the busy summer tourist season. Meet at the trailhead to the cemetery at 12th and Bennett at 10 a.m. Saturday. Lunch, water and tools are provided. Please wear a hat, gardening gloves and sunscreen. You may bring your own gardening tools, but please mark them with your name. Gravesites will be cleaned, brush trimmed, trails cleared and much more. For more information, please call us at 945-4448.
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