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Rifle High School

veterans assembly

All veterans, their families and the general community are invited to the Rifle High School Veterans Day Assembly, held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11. The students at Rifle High School will celebrate the service of local veterans. Immediately following the assembly, veterans and their families are invited to a luncheon. Call Cindy Joseph at 625-7748 to advise the staff at Rifle High of your attendance.

Parade of Lights


The Parade of Lights scheduled for Friday, Nov. 28, has been canceled due to a lack of entries. Glenwood Springs’ Parade of Lights was to be held in conjunction with the Winter Nights on the Town and the Hotel Colorado Lighting Extravaganza.

Santa will still be on hand at the Glenwood Springs Chamber to light the official Glenwood Springs Christmas Tree at 5:15 p.m. and the Hotel Colorado’s Lighting Extravaganza and fireworks show will begin at approximately 6 p.m. This year passports for the Night on the Town can be completed over a two-week timeframe. Multiple prizes will be given away at Night on the Town, held Friday, Dec. 12. Downtown merchants, restaurants, activity businesses and lodging properties will be donating prizes. Information: 384-6477.

Pastel-colored artistry

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. This month the group will be treated to the talents of Nancy Martin, as she demonstrates the skills for producing fine works in pastel. The guild will hold a short business meeting, discussing its annual review of grants, the Fall Art Festival, and election of 2004 officers. Meetings are open to the public, and refreshments will be served. There will be no meeting in December due to the holidays. Information: 876-5874.

Mollie O’Brien

visits C’dale

Fans of “A Prairie Home Companion” will recognize musician Mollie O’Brien, sister of noted bluegrass star Tim O’Brien. And music fans who’d like to experience her music, up close and personal, will want to catch a special performance featuring her, her husband Rich Moore and Roaring Fork Valley musician Dan Sadowsky, playing together at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Steve’s Guitars in Carbondale. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Steve’s Guitars (963-3304) or at Sounds Easy (963-1303).

Silt Business

After Hours party

The Silt Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Business After Hours gathering, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, at 820 Castle Valley Blvd. (inside the City Market shopping center in New Castle). The event is hosted by New Castle Family Fitness and Grace Michelle Massage. Information: Family Fitness, 984-3200; Grace Michelle, 876-2673.

KDNK Annual Meeting,

board election Nov. 21

Public radio station KDNK holds its annual membership meeting and Board of Directors election, followed by Turkey Bingo, starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at the new CCAH annex in La Fontana Plaza on Highway 133 in Carbondale (two doors down from Dos Gringos Burritos).

Current members may choose from five candidates to fill three open seats on the station’s Board of Directors. Candidates include Dixie Heyl, Mark Kittay, Doug Tucker, Gwen Garcelon and Ed Cortez.

Ballots and candidate profiles have been mailed to all active KDNK members, and are available at the radio station, 76 S. 2nd St., Carbondale. Ballots will also be available at the annual meeting. Completed ballots can be returned to the radio station before 4 p.m. Nov. 21, or brought to the meeting. Voting will be closed at 6:45 p.m. that evening. KDNK bylaws require a 10 percent participation of the membership in order for the board election to be valid.

Stick around after the meeting at 7:30 p.m. for some fun and games for the whole family with “Turkey Bingo,” which will be open to everyone. Play bingo for prize turkeys and pumpkin pies. Bingo sheets will be $1 each.

Information: 963-0139.

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