New Castle Candidates Night
Voters who missed the Candidates Night on March 11 can still hear from the four town council candidates running for three New Castle Town Council spots by tuning into the forum airing daily at noon and 7 p.m. on New Castle cable television channel 10. Voters without cable television can either view a tape of the forum at the New Castle Community Center (call 984-3352 to arrange this) or check out a taped copy of the forum by calling Town Hall at 984-2311. Mail-in ballots for the municipal election must be received by the New Castle Town Clerk by 7 p.m. April 6.
Anusara Yoga for Cyclists Workshop
The Glenwood Springs Community Center is offering a four-week Anusara Yoga for Cyclists Workshop 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings starting April 1. Fees are $28 for residents and $30 for nonresidents. Learn how to tune up your body and mind for optimal performance before and after your ride. Classes will focus on yoga postures that stretch and strengthen legs and hips and on postures that provide you with streamlined comfort for upper back and shoulders. Information: Glenwood Springs Community Center, 384-6301.
Spring Thing Celebration
Sunlight Mountain Resort is the place to be Saturday, March 27, for the annual Big John’s Spring Thing Celebration. A mountain biking downhill race, the cardboard box derby, a snowboarding competition and live entertainment are all part of the fun. Margaritas are the drink of the day; island attire encouraged. Information: 945-7491, http://www.sunlightmtn.com.
The Alpine Singles will get together at 6 p.m. at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, Thursday, March 25. All singles welcome. Information: 945-9128
Home school support
Love In Family Education, a homeschool support group serving Aspen to Parachute, will hold a support meeting at 2 p.m. April 15. Information: Donnalyne LaGiglia, 945-6222
Alpine Christian rummage sale
Alpine Christian Academy’s second annual rummage sale will be held 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 3, in the parking lot of the school. The sale will include fine furniture, large and small household appliances, sports and exercise equipment, construction materials, toys, infant and early childhood paraphernalia, and much more. Refreshments will be available, and delectable Butter Braids will be for sale. Information: Scott DeWind at 948-4474.
Basalt recreation guides
The new Basalt Recreation Spring/Summer Program Guide will be out on Thursday, April 1, and available at Basalt Town Hall. Check out the expanded sports clinics from baseball and basketball to skateboarding and volleyball. Plus art classes, archery, yoga, geology, fly-fishing, tennis, Red Cross Certified Babysitter Training and much more. Scholarships are available thanks to the generous support of the Aspen Elks Lodge. Information: 927-8214, http://www.basaltexpress.org.
Defiance Theatre performance
Journey back to Texas in the 1800s for a glimpse of the life of Cynthia Ann Parker, who was abducted by warriors from the Comanche Nation. Aspenite Cara Daniel tells Parker’s story in a one-woman play at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 2 and 3; and at 2 p.m. April 4 at The Blue Acacia, 904 Colorado Ave., Glenwood Springs. Tickets are $15 for adults, $9 for youth. Information: 945-9404.
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