RFSD meetings rescheduled
Due to Spring Break March 22-26, the Roaring Fork School District Board of Education meetings for March are scheduled for March 10 and 17. Every board meeting features an open forum at approximately 5:45 p.m. to provide an opportunity for the public to comment about any policy, procedure or school building in the district. The March 10 tentative agenda will include discussions about such items as a proposed roundabout at Sopris Elementary, a possible staff survey and changes to the Carbondale Community School charter contract.
Head to Nevada
for gambling junket
The Carbondale Recreation Department will be headed to Mesquite, Nev., for fun-filled days of gambling at the Oasis Resort from Tuesday, April 27, to Thursday, April 29. The cost is $100, which includes transportation and lodging. The van will leave Carbondale Town Hall early that Tuesday. The registration deadline is Friday, March 26. Call the Carbondale Recreation Department, 704-4115, for registration and details.
Join up with Silt Chamber
The Silt Area Chamber of Commerce’s membership drive is in full swing. Applications are due by March 31 to insure your business being listed in the brochure. If you have not received your application, call Kathie Currie at 876-1999.
St. Patty’s Day dinner
Enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, at St. Vincent Church in Basalt. Corned beef and cabbage or roast beef available. $9 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, free for kids under 5.
High School choir
Glenwood Springs High School choirs present a dessert and coffeehouse at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, in the GSHS multi-purpose room. Tickets are $5. Information: 384-5584.
Back to the Prom
Black and White Ball
The Roaring Fork Public Education Foundation (RFPEF) presents the first Annual Back To The Prom Black and White Ball, a gala to be held at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, April 3. The soiree offers deluxe dinner and fabulous dancing to the tunes of the Network band, a valley favorite. Join an exciting auction for fabulous items, including original student artwork, or win a great door prize. Proceeds from the benefit fund the foundation’s work in the Roaring Fork Public Schools. Tickets are $100, payable by check or credit card, and are available at Sounds Easy Video in Carbondale, Midland Shoe in Basalt, or by calling RFPEF at 379-6569.
Wine and dine for LIFT-UP
Carbondale’s Restaurant SIX89 has 40 seats available for a special winemakers’ dinner, to be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23. Wines from Australia’s Rosemont Estate will be featured, with Rosemont’s Ron Lincoln on hand to present, plus a five-course dinner prepared by chef/owner Mark Fischer. Partial proceeds from the evening will be donated to LIFT-UP. Tickets are $68.90 per person, plus taxes and gratuity. Reservations/information: 963-6890.
Hunter education courses
Colorado Division of Wildlife hunter education courses will be held in Glenwood Springs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 20-21 at the RE-1 District Building, 1405 Grand Ave. ” no preregistration required. Courses will also be held from 5-9 p.m. March 24-26 at Mountain View Church, 2195 County Road 154. Preregistration required: Bill Dodds-Scott, 945-6918. Both classes $10. Information: 947-2921.
Art Guild meeting
The Glenwood Springs Art Guild will be having its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. The free demonstration this month is by renowned oil artist Lanny Grant. Refreshments and a short meeting will follow.
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Another Glenwood Springs City Council election has passed, but we doubt about two-thirds of Glenwood residents even noticed — certainly not based on the pathetic 31% turnout in balloting that concluded April 6.