After work in SiltWillow Wisp Wireless Internet Service Provider and American Canopy are co-hosting the Silt Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at 106 N. Eighth St., Silt. Food and drinks are provided.KDNK Annual MeetingPublic radio station KDNK presents its annual membership meeting and board of directors/bylaws election, followed by Turkey Bingo on Friday, Nov. 19, at the CCAH Annex, La Fontana Plaza, Highway 133, Carbondale. Social hour and balloting start at 6 p.m. with the meeting following at 7 p.m. Turkey Bingo, beginning at 7:30 p.m., is open to everyone. Bingo sheets are $1 and prizes include turkeys and pumpkin pies. Information: 963-0139.Caroling we will goThe Downtown Restaurant and Retail Organization will host an open house Thursday, Dec. 2, and carolers and musicians are wanted to entertain that day or any Saturday in December. Church or school choirs (or members of the same) can use these opportunities as practice, or friends and family may gather for an afternoon of caroling. Information: Sue at Confetti Design, 945-8830.Fruit-filled fundraiserBasalt Middle School band members are raising funds for their program by selling fresh red grapefruit, navel oranges and Washington red apples. Orders will be taken until Monday, Nov. 22, and the fruit is expected to arrive direct from the Texas orchard the weekend of Dec. 10. Information: John, 384-5879.120 years of Hot SpringsThe Frontier Historical Society’s 2005 calendars are available at the Frontier Historical Museum store, the Hot Springs Pool sport shop, and Through the Looking Glass bookstore. The $10 calendars feature photos of the Hot Springs Pool throughout the past 120 years. All proceeds benefit the society Information: 945-4448.Exchanging culturesWorld Heritage, a non-profit student exchange program, is seeking a volunteer local community representative to provide high school exchange students with program support. Candidates should enjoy fostering international friendships, be community minded, and enjoy working with teenagers. World Heritage also provides international opportunities for families to host a student and for an American teen to become an exchange student. Information: Diana, 1-800-888-9040 or www. world-heritage.org.Let’s do lunchVolunteers are needed for a reading mentor program with second and third graders at Carbondale Elementary School. Volunteers are asked to bring a sack lunch or pick up a school lunch and read with one school student from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. one day a week. Volunteers are requested to make a weekly “Power Lunch” commitment through the remainder of the school year. To sign up for a simple one-hour training class later in November, please call Kim at 704-1915.Volunteers are needed for a reading mentor program with second and third graders at Carbondale Elementary School. Volunteers are asked to bring a sack lunch or pick up a school lunch and read with one school student from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. one day a week. Volunteers are requested to make a weekly “Power Lunch” commitment through the remainder of the school year. To sign up for a simple one-hour training class later in November, please call Kim at 704-1915.
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