Postal Service deadlinesThose hoping to get a letter or packages to family and friends serving overseas in the military in time for the holidays need to get moving. The U.S. Postal Service says items sent by global airmail and destined for Africa or Central and South America need to be in the mail by Dec. 8; airmail items destined for Asia, the Pacific Rim, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East need to be in the mail by Dec. 15. Parcel post items heading to APO/FPO addresses must be mailed by today; first-class mail and priority mail must be sent by Dec. 11. Health library opensPlanetree Health Source Library, a complete source for information on health, disease and treatments, holds a grand opening from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15. The library, located at 2001 Blake Ave., Suite 1A, features Internet access, medical subscriptions and informational health-themed books. Regular hours are weekdays noon to 4 p.m. and 2-6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Information: 945-6535, ext. 3706.Archaeologists meetJean Edmonds will be the featured speaker at the November meeting of the Roaring Fork chapter of the Colorado State Archeology, held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at the Presbyterian Church (1016 Cooper, Glenwood Springs). Edmonds will talk about her recent trip to Micronesia. Information: Larry, 949-0288.Crown Mountain District holds forumsThe Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District will hold two public forums to review the status of the master plan for the Crown Mountain Park (on the former site of the Mount Sopris Tree Farm in El Jebel). Meetings will be held at the Eagle County Community Building in El Jebel from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, and from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18. Information: Mark Fuller, 963-4959.Kids classical concertStudents taking part in Carbondales Mount Laurel Music Preparatorys classes will perform in ClassiKids, a free family fun night held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Bumps at Buttermilk (38700 Highway 82 in Aspen). Information: 963-7411, ext. 3.Mixing gas and waterMixing Gas and Water, A Citizens Forum on Water Issues in the Gas Fields of Garfield County will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, Re-1 School District Office, 14th & Grand, Glenwood Springs. The forum will conclude at noon. Refreshments will be served. Information: Steve Smith, 945-4490. All about owlsRich Levad, a coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and an expert on owls, will speak at the monthly meeting of the Roaring Fork Audubon Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18. The meeting will take place at the fellowship room of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 546 Hyland Park Drive, Glenwood Springs.Republican luncheonGarfield County Republicans will hold their monthly luncheon at noon Wednesday, November 19, at the Buffalo Valley Inn in south Glenwood Springs. Information: Jim Larson, 945-9456, Dorothy Cerise, 928-8260 or Tom Beard, 285-9740.

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