Enthusiast to present program on California ZephyrRichard Luckin of Golden will present a program on the California Zephyr passenger train at this months meeting of the Western Colorado Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, at the Glenwood Railroad Museum (in the Glenwood Springs Amtrak station). Since retiring from Coors Brewing Co., Luckin has produced and directed Silver Thread Through The West (about the California Zephyr), Super Chief, Speed-Style-Service and The Rio Grande Ski Train. Because the station is closed at that hour, use the outside stairs at either end of the station, then proceed to the east end of the station to the museum entrance. Information: Jan, 928-8721.Friends of library selling booksThe Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will hold their spring Used Book Sale from May 1-8. The library is located at 413 9th St. Information: 945-5958.Sopris MOPS meet May 6Sopris Mothers of Preschoolers will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 6, for their annual Spring Brunch at First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Day care is available for children. All mothers of preschool-age children are welcome. Information: Marla, 704-9014.EnCana offers energy expo, job fairEnCana Oil & Gas Inc. will present its second annual Energy Expo and first-ever Job Fair from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle. Managers from EnCana, Williams and other industry experts will explain natural gas exploration and production, and numerous booths and displays in the South Hall and Indoor Arena will feature actual natural gas equipment. The North Hall will feature The Magic Suitcase, a 45-minute show for children 6-12. Information: 625-6600.Health and human services meeting May 12Pitkin County will play host to its first regional health and human services meeting of the year from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 12, at the Eagle County Community Center in El Jebel. A light breakfast will be provided. The agenda includes a profile of valley youth and presentations by the Aspen Valley Community Foundation and a new mentoring program in Re-1, as well as time to network. Information: Susan, 920-5766.Legal group presents water law seminarsNALS of Colorado, a chartered association of NALS, the association for legal professionals, will present three water law seminars at its annual meeting Saturday, May 15, at the Hot Springs Lodge in Glenwood Springs. A welcoming reception will run from 4-9 p.m. Friday, May 14, at the lodge. Glenwood Springs attorneys Jill C. H. McConaughy of the Colorado River Water Conservation District and Mark Hamilton of Caloia, Houpt & Hamilton, and Magistrate Daniel Brett Petre, water referee in Division 5 of the Garfield County District Court, will present the seminars. Information or RSVP: PerriMorris, email@example.com or (303) 764-0172, or register at the door ($45) between 8:30 and 9 a.m. May 15.ABATE District 22 announces motorcycle poker runThe first annual Western Slope Poker Run will depart from Aspen Valley Harley-Davidson at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22. The all-day ride is open to all licensed motorcycles and riders, with optional overnight camping Saturday night on private land in Rangely. ABATE is a nonprofit motorcycle rights organization dedicated to rider education and protecting freedom of the road. Information: 876-2918 or 675-8897. Friends of Rifle Library holding book saleThe Friends of the Rifle Library will hold their spring book sale during normal library hours Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1. For more information, call 625-3471.
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