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Acreage land

management course

The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side conservation districts and Natural Resources Conservation Service are offering a seminar to address land management concerns for small or new acreage landowners. Items covered will include soils and nutrients, water and pasture management and weed and pest control. The agenda will be flexible to help cover your specific resource concerns. Classes will be held March 1 and on each Tuesday from April 9-30, with a final field visit during the last class to apply what has been learned. Information: 945-5494, ext. 101. Classes held at 401 23rd St., Suite 106, Glenwood Springs.

Community Concert Association seeks sponsorships

Sponsorships for the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association are presently being invited and volunteer salespersons will be contacting benefactors in the coming days. The 2004-2005 season will bring performances including the New York Theatre Ballet, the Budapest Clarinet Quartet and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Sponsorship is vital to the future of the series. New memberships and renewals in the association will be sold at the final concert of this season, Tiller’s Folly, held at 7 p.m. March 27 at Glenwood Springs High School. New members may attend this event free by purchasing season tickets for next year. Regular memberships are adults, $35; students, $15; and family, $80. Information: Judy Huston, 945-5384.

Tramway will

be closed

for maintenance

The Iron Mountain Tramway at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will be closed until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 2, for regularly scheduled maintenance.

CDOW hunter course

A Colorado Division of Wildlife hunter education course will be held from 6:15-8:45 p.m. March 2 and 4 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 6 at Gypsum Elementary School, 0601 US Highway 6. Preregistration is not required. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend. Do not bring firearms to class. Information: 947-2920.

Quilt Guild meets

The Anvil Points Quilt Guild meets at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2. Programs, show and tell, block of the month and door prizes follow the meeting. 200 W. 4th St. in Rifle. A workshop on making scalloped borders will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 6, at the same location.

Railroad history comes alive

Grand Junction railroad historian Bill Pratt is the featured speaker at this month’s meeting of the Western Colorado chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, at the Glenwood Railroad Museum. Pratt’s program will cover the restoration work being done on Uintah Railway cars at the Cross Orchards Living History Museum in Grand Junction. The Glenwood museum is located in the historic railroad depot at 413 E. 7th St. Because the depot doors will be closed by then, use the stairs at the east or west end, then proceed to the open museum door. Information: Jan, 928-8721 or

“The King and I” comes to Grand


Grand Junction’s Cabaret Dinner Theatre will present the eight-time Tony Award winning musical “The King and I” from March 10 to May 9. 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show for evening performances; noon lunch and 1:30 p.m. show for matinees. Reservations: (970) 254-0999, ext. 1.

Parenting Through Divorce class

Parenting Through Divorce will be held on Saturday, March 6, in Glenwood Springs. The class is designed to equip parents with the skills to raise healthy, well-adjusted children despite the challenges of divorce and is required to finalize divorces in many jurisdictions. Preregistration is required. Information on location: Bob Nuffer, 625-9552, or Tammy Perry, 963-1010.

Ice Out for Trout

The Ferdinand Hayden Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be holding its annual fund-raiser, “Ice Out for Trout,” at 6 p.m. on March 13 at the Hotel Colorado. The chapter is raising money to help with several projects and programs this year, from river cleanups to a disabled anglers fishing pier, tamarisk eradication and sending a couple of youngsters to conservation camp in Montana. Fishing trips, fly rods, reels and an original Russell Chatham lithograph will be raffled; a silent auction will also take place. Information: Ken Neubecker, 328-2070, or Paula Fothergill, 963-1383.

Basalt Elementary prepares

for kindergarteners

Basalt Elementary School is getting ready for the kindergarten class of 2004-2005 with school tours, a Kindergarten Informational Night and an official Registration Day. Kindergarten Information Night starts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, in the BES Library. School tours 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in March. Meet at the BES office or call 384-5800. Registration Day is Friday, April 2, from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

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