help plan downtownimprovementsThose whod like to offer their own input on physical improvements to downtown Glenwood Springs are invited to a public meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at City Halls council chambers. Gary Suiter of Assent Consulting will help discuss the citys Downtown Plan and potential changes to the 7th and Wing Street area. 101 W. 8th St. Information: 384-6477.Retail realitiesand downtown dreamsGet a closer look at community-based economic development and the future of downtown Carbondale in a workshop to be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Carbondale Town Hall, 511 Colorado Ave. Presentations, small group work projects and large group discussion. Information: 963-2617 or 963-3483.mothers invitedThe Two Rivers MOPS group welcomes all Mothers of Preschoolers and expecting mothers to meet for fun, crafts, discussion and speaker Rebecca Cole, talking about the learning process. The event takes place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at Mountain View Church (next to Buffalo Valley). Childcare is provided for children up to 5 years old. Information: call Jo at 876-1941 or Katie at 947-0022.Dance up a stormThree different six-week-long series of classes in partner dancing will take place Friday nights at the Glenwood Springs Community Center from Nov. 7-Dec. 19. Teacher and performer Lesly Adams will lead courses in Beginning Ballroom from 7-8 p.m., Night Club Two Step from 8-9 p.m. and Intermediate West Coast Swing from 9-10 p.m. Classes are open to adults ages 18 and older. Cost for each six-week class is $36 for Glenwood residents and $43 for nonresidents. Drop-ins are welcome ($7 residents; $8 nonresidents). Information and registration: 384-6300.Get Your ski pass Picture takenCross your fingers for powder, please. And while everyones waiting for the snow to fall, you can get into the spirit by picking up your Sunlight season pass. Pass pictures will be taken from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Sunlight Ski and Bike Shop, 309 9th St. Information: 945-7491.Carbondale discussessuccessful businessesPlotting a path for doing well in tough economic times sometimes requires consulting a few role models. Learn more about The Economics of a Successful Business with guests including David Birzon of Paradise Bakery and Jennifer Phelan, city planner for Salida, plus a panel discussion. The full-day session will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at Carbondale Town Hall. Registration is $35 for Carbondale Community Chamber of Commerce members and $45 for nonmembers. Information and registration: 963-1890. kdnk bingo timeKDNK monthly Monday night bingo comes around Monday, Nov. 10, at the CCAH Annex in La Fontana Plaza. Cash prizes, pull tabs and a chili dinner special highlight the night. All ages can play, but youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Doors open at 6:30 and games start at 7:15 promptly. All proceeds benefit KDNK Community Radio. Information: 963-0139.Retirement plan programDebra Drew, investment representative with Edward Jones, will host a free program on getting the most from employer-sponsored business retirement plans at 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 118 W. 6th St., Suite 100, Glenwood Springs. Interactive televised program. Information and RSVP: 928-0585.All about airThe Science Outreach Center will offer All About Air Nov. 12, 19, Dec. 3 and 10 at Carbondale Elementary and Basalt Elementary schools. Information and to register: Melanie, 384-6037, or Linda, 384-5808. 7th and 133 will closeThe town of Carbondale will close the intersection of 7th Avenue and Highway 133 effective Nov. 14. The Grace Drive intersection will not be affected. Beginning on Nov. 14, Glassier Drive can be accessed from Weant Boulevard or from 7th Avenue from the north only. Information: Ellie Kennedy, Public Works, 963-1307.Sports swapThe Mt. Sopris Sports Swap to benefit the Mt. Sopris Nordic Council, 1493 County Road 106, Carbondale, will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School gymnasium. Check-in is from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14.Avatar offeredSection I of the Avatar Course (ReSurfacing Workshop) will be offered Nov. 15 and 16 in Grand Junction. Information: Patti Gardner or Richard Carlson, 947-9878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Parachute craft fairThe 21st annual Parachute Battlement Mesa craft fair is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Grand Valley High School. Featuring 130 vendors, handmade items. Free. Information: 285-0388.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.