Community News & Notes
The 55th annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, in downtown Glenwood Springs, from 7-11 a.m., at Ninth and Grand Avenue (next to Centennial Park). The menu includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice, coffee and milk. Two musical groups and magic shows are also planned for light entertainment. The Kiwanis Club uses the proceeds for community projects and youth scholarships. Major sponsors are Village Inn, True Brew Coffee Service, McDonald’s, and Conoco-Glenwood Car Wash.Contact any Kiwanian or call 945-2345 for advance tickets at a reduced price of $4 each.
Roaring Fork Relay For Life team Zoo Babies has two upcoming fundraising events to benefit the American Cancer Society.The first will be a “Princesses and Pirates Party” from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Moe’s Southwest Grill in Glenwood Meadows. There will be face painting, prize drawings, food and other activities for the whole family.The second event will be a family fun night at Johnson’s Park Miniature Golf, 51579 Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, including $1 hot dogs until they’re gone, mini golf, Skee Ball, balloons, face painting and a silent auction.For more information, call 319-6620.
The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office will host the 26th annual National Night Out from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at two locations: on the front lawn of the Sheriff’s Office, 107 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs, and at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center, 398 Arroyo Drive, Parachute.There is no cost to attend or participate in the celebration. There will be hot dogs, chips, snacks and entertainment.National Night Out was begun in 1984 by the National Association of Town Watch to provide a gathering place where community members are encouraged to build police-community partnerships, crime prevention and neighborhood camaraderie.
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