Holiday Happenings |

Holiday Happenings

A Procrastination Celebration Bazaar, luncheon and bake sale, designed for last-minute shoppers and procrastinating bakers, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at the First United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs.

Hungry shoppers can lunch on homemade soups, steaming hot cornbread, brownies or apple crisp, and a hot drink, throughout bazaar hours. Browse the craft tables for special gifts, and purchase pies, cookies, cakes and jellies at the Holiday Bake Shop in Fellowship Hall.

The church is located on the corner of Ninth Street and Cooper Avenue. All bazaar proceeds will help fund the missions of the church. Questions answered at 945-6232.

Contact information: Linda Levy, 384-1438. If no answer, call Ann Phillips, 945-9772.

The Roaring Fork High School Student Council will host a free Thanksgiving community dinner from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the school, 180 Snowmass Drive in Carbondale. For questions, contact Student Council sponsor Laura French at 384-5789.

Children ages 1-6 are invited to a catered lunch and a visit from Santa from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Carbondale Town Hall. Register for this event at the Carbondale Recreation Department by Wednesday, Dec. 6.

The Town of Carbondale Recreation Department, along with CCAH, invites kids and adults of all ages to light up downtown Carbondale and welcome Santa from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Fourth Street Plaza and Main Street. There will be free hot chocolate and cookies to keep you nice and warm.

Colleagues in Christ Ministerial Alliance of Basalt and El Jebel are organizing the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Families in the midvalley are prequalified through Pitkin and Eagle County. Canned and nonperishable goods donations are needed to be taken to the El Jebel City Market, Basalt Town Hall and all the local church lobbies to fill the anticipated 80-90 boxes.

Financial donations for the turkeys and fixings made be mailed to Basalt Methodist Church, Box 1159, Basalt, by Nov. 21.

Contact Janice Duroux 927-3549 or Marie Gasau 927-4098.

Heritage Park Care Center and Heritage Park Assisted Living ask that family and friends of our residents mark the date of Sunday, Dec. 3, on their calendars for the Heritage Park eighth annual holiday dinner. Conundrum Catering Companies and some of the valley’s top chefs will once again come together to help create this event, which will begin at 5 p.m. at Heritage Park, 1200 Village Road in Carbondale.

Volunteers are needed to assist with serving, and may contact Ronda or Susan at 963-1500 or EKS Events at 927-8808.

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