Share Colorado Food Distribution
Register to receive food from Share Colorado noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Eagles Club, 312 7th St. in Glenwood Springs. Information: Vicky or Beth, 945-5657.
Needlework Enthusiasts meet
The Silt Historical Society’s needlework group meets 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Silt Historical Park. Information: 876-5801.
Alpine Singles Meet
Bring a dish to share to the Alpine Singles Group pot luck and cookout 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 10 at Veltus (Kiwanis) Park. The charcoal grills will be ready for you, and feel free to bring your kids, a Frisbee, volleyball, lounge chair or fishing rod. Information: 945-9128 or 945-9720.
Class of 1994 reunion
The Glenwood Springs High School Class of 1994 reunion committee has announced that the class’s 10-year reunion will take place during Strawberry Days, June 18-20. Alumni and teachers are encouraged to send their contact information to GSHS94@hotmail.com.
Hot Springs Pool Closed
The Hot Springs Pool will be closed for routine maintenance Tuesday, April 27, and Wednesday, April 28. The Athletic Club will remain open from 6:15 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Rifle Health Fair
The 9 Health Fair will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 17, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 652 E. 5th St. in Rifle. Blood analysis is available for $30, PSA testing for men over 40 is offered for $25, and take-home colorectal kits are $5. Participants for the blood testing must be over 18, and have fasted for 12 hours. Preregistration times are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13 and April 15 at the Rifle Senior Center; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 14 at the Parachute Senior Center; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16 at the Rifle Senior Center. Information: 309-1177, days; 625-1562, evenings.
The Silt Historical Society is looking for crafters to demonstrate and sell their work for Chautauqua, 9 to 4 p.m. May 14-15 at the Silt Historical Park. If you are interested, please leave a message at 876-5801.
Horses need West Nile
Horse owners across the state should vaccinate their animals against West Nile virus, according to Colorado State Veterinarian Wayne Cunningham. Last year, Colorado led the nation with 604 horses testing positive for the disease. For more information: http://www.ag.state.co.us.
Building Safety Week
Four thousand years ago home builders could be put to death if one of their houses collapsed on its occupants and killed them, according to the code of Hammurabi.
Builders today need not worry about being put to death, but they still work hard to make sure their structures are safe.
April 5-9 is Building Safety Week and the Glenwood Springs Building Department is holding daily drawings for building codebooks and other helpful books to aid contractors, designers, and property owners in their own construction projects.
RoFINTUG meeting tonight
The Roaring Fork Internet Users Group, or RoFIntUG, will hold a board meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at the Community Center.
Board members will entertain members’ questions about the status of the Internet service provider.
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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.