Bath time stories
Story Time for 3- to 5-year-olds will be held at the Glenwood Springs Library at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19. The theme will be “Bath Time,” with stories followed by a simple craft. The library is located at 413 Ninth St. Information: 945-5958.
Garfield Legal Services presents the Do-It-Yourself Divorce Class from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Nov. 20, at the county courthouse. Attendees will receive all the documentation and information on how to file and follow up on their cases. Cost is $50, although no one will be refused service if they demonstrate an inability to pay. Pre-registration/information: 945-8858.
Mothers march into action
The Two Rivers MOPS group welcomes all Mothers of Preschoolers and expecting mothers to join the group for fun, crafts, discussion and excellent speakers. The next meeting will be held 9-11:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, at Mountain View Church (next to Buffalo Valley). Child care is provided for children up to 5 years old. Information: Jo, 876-1941, or Katie, 947-0022.
Reading specialist visits
The Children’s House Preschool is sponsoring an hour-long lecture entitled “Strategies for Successful Reading,” to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 204 Fourth St. in Rifle. The lecture is tailored to parents and educators who are interested in helping children succeed and excel in reading. Presenter Cynthia K. Yost works with the Cherry Creek School District, helping students reading below their grade level, and has prepared hundreds of students for the third-grade CSAP testing. Information: 625-4663 or email@example.com.
distribution on Nov. 22
Thanksgiving food packages provided through Share Colorado will be distributed from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Eagles Hall, 312 7th St. Registration will be taken for December’s food packages. Information: 945-8295 or 945-5657.
New Castle community Thanksgiving
New Castle Lions Club’s second annual community Thanksgiving dinner takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the New Castle Community Center. Everyone is invited. The Lions will provide turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy and sweet potatoes, while those coming to the dinner are asked to bring a side dish or dessert as well as table service.
The Glenwood Springs High School girls’ swim club will be selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 22, in the parking lot of the Glenwood True Value hardware store.
A second meeting on proposed downtown improvements will be held at 6 p.m. tonight in City Hall’s Council Chambers. The meeting, which will be facilitated by Gary Suiter of Assent Consulting, will ask area residents how the downtown should look a year from now, how the city can get there and what resources the city has to achieve these goals.
ANUSARA YOGA WORKSHOP
An all-levels Anusara Yoga Workshop with Andrea Loverro Sprick will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 20 at Aspen Health and Harmony, located at the Wind River Tree Farm in El Jebel. Anusara Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga that honors each student’s abilities. The workshop is open to all levels of students and the cost is $25. Information/registration: 704-YOGA.
Silt Winter Celebration
Get ready for an old-fashioned, family-oriented holiday celebration when the Silt Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the sixth annual Silt Winter Celebration on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 29. The free holiday event will feature gifts for children from Santa, food and drinks, holiday music and sing-alongs, and draft horse-drawn wagon rides from 3-6 p.m. A visit from Santa and a Christmas tree lighting ceremony are planned for 4:30 p.m. The Glenwood Hot Strings Band will provide holiday music, and the Silt Lions Club will help keep the party going. The festivities will take place at the Congregational Church of the Valley, at Sixth and Home in downtown Silt. Information/volunteer opportunities: 876-1920.
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