Catholic school seeking students for summer, other sessions
St. Stephen’s Catholic Grade School is accepting new students for most 2004-05 classes. Kindergarten numbers now support two classes. First grade is separate from second grade and has a number of openings. The school also has several staff openings, and those interested can contact principal Dr. Tom Alby. Also, St. Stephen’s still has several summer school openings. Students can choose from part-time, full-time and selected weeks. Parents can pick up registration forms at the schools. There are also openings for the school’s summer program; parents should stop by or call and ask for Jessica. Information: 945-7746.
Vietnam memorial open until 9 a.m. Monday
There will be Sunday Services at The Wall, a mobile tribute to Vietnam War veterans, at Rio Grande Park in Aspen at 10 a.m. Sunday, as well as a candlelight closing ceremony at 7 p.m. The Wall will be open to the public until 9 a.m., when it will be dismantled to go to California.
Peace coalition, radio host present video
The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition and “Democracy Now” radio host Amy Goodman will present the video “Independent Media Versus the Corporate Media” with a discussion, “How Do We Re-energize the Peace Movement?” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 24, at the Glenwood Springs High School library; 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, at the Pitkin County Library in Aspen; and 7 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road. Information: rfpeace.org.
Police auctioning off lost items, abandoned autos
The Aspen Police Department will hold an auction of lost and found items, including cameras, bicycles, jewelry, clothing and more at noon Thursday, May 27, with a viewing beforehand at 11:30 a.m. Also, there will be an abandoned auto auction at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Pitkin County Landfill, with a viewing at 9:30 a.m. Payment for either auction must be by cash or check. Information: 920-5400.
Quilting group presents programs
Anvil Points Quilt Guild will offer four workshops: Cheryl Phillips, creator of Quilts Without Corners and Wedgeworks, will present a trunk show at the group’s meeting, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, in the Lovell Building, 200 W. 4th St. in Rifle. The class costs $2. A trunk show at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 25, in the Lovell Building will feature Barbara Broshous, who does three-dimensional flowers on quilts. The follow-up class, “May Day Wreath,” will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, July 26. Information: Pat Peterson, 876-5100.
Birders to tour Silt Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
The Roaring Fork Audubon Society will offer a tour of the Silt Wildlife Rehabilitation Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 5, with birding along the way. Information: Chris Lazo, 963-8049.
Authors to sign books in Marble
The Marble Bank Committee invites the public to meet authors Larry Meredith (“This Cursed Valley”), Meredith Ogilby (“A Life Well Rooted, Women of Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley) and Gary Hubbell (“Shadowcasting, An Introduction to the Art of Flyfishing”) from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Marble City State Building. Photographs by Ogilby, Hubbell and aerial photography by DOT employee Rob Hunker will be on display at the building for two months.
Pony Club seeks donations for swap
The Roaring Fork Hounds Pony Club is accepting donations of tack, clothing, boots or other equipment for its biannual tack swap in June (date TBA) at Strang Ranch. The event is a benefit for the children of the club. Information: 927-4462.
Summer of Jazz starting membership drive
The Glenwood Springs Summer of Jazz is now accepting memberships for its annual season of concerts. Membership prices are $80 for a family, $40 for an individual and $20 for a student. Mail checks made out to Summer of Jazz to P.O. Box 42, Glenwood Springs, 81601. Information: 945-4500. The Glenwood Springs Summer of Jazz is now accepting memberships for its annual season of concerts. Membership prices are $80 for a family, $40 for an individual and $20 for a student. Mail checks made out to Summer of Jazz to P.O. Box 42, Glenwood Springs, 81601. Information: 945-4500.
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