Postings for Friday, May 6
Check out the Caboose
Janet Principe and the crew at Starbuck’s Ranch invite friends, neighbors and the curious to a Caboose Open House from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 8. Find the ranch up Cattle Creek Road, 3390 County Road 113.
Peace Coalition presentsvideo on Sept. 11 attacks
The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition presents a video, “Painful Deceptions: An Analysis of the September 11th Attack” The two-hour video looks at conspiracy theories around the Sept. 11 attacks. Showings at 7 p.m. Monday, May 10, at Glenwood Springs High School Library, 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 10, at the Pitkin County Library in Aspen, and 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, at Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Rd.
1800 block of Blake Avenue closed Tuesday
The 1800 block of Blake Avenue, from South Hyland Park Drive to 19th Street in Glenwood Springs, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11, for repaving. Access to Glenwood Medical Associates will be from 19th Street during the closure. Valley View Hospital can be accessed from 19th or 20th streets.
Law officers carrySpecial Olympics Torch
Law enforcement officers in the Roaring Fork Valley will carry the Special Olympics Torch, the Flame of Hope, from Aspen to Glenwood Springs on Tuesday, May 11. The run is a fundraiser for Special Olympics. To make a pledge: (800) 777-5767.
“I Could Have DancedAll Night”
Women’s After 5 presents “I Could Have Danced All Night,” a prom dress fashion show, with music by Jackie Collier, Glenwood High School prom chairman, and “Speaking of Dancing in the Clouds,” by flight attendant Brenda Horst, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at the Ramada Inn, Glenwood Springs. $13.50 includes dinner and program. Information, reservations: Jean, 945-6602 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Party for Carmen Roy
A retirement party for Carmen Roy, 30-year teacher at Glenwood Springs Elementary School, will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, on the West Veranda of the Hotel Colorado. Former students, friends and fellow teachers are welcome.
Abbey Carpet hostsChamber Business After Hours
Abbey Carpet will host the next Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Business After Hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, May 14 at the showroom, 2408 S. Grand Ave. Refreshments, door prizes and live music by Sophisticated Sounds. Free to Chamber members and guests. Bring your business card and a dollar for the business card drawing. Information: Raelyn, 945-6589.
Whitewater Park partyat Buffalo Valley
The Glenwood Whitewater Park Committee kicks off fundraising for a whitewater park at the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers with a party from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, May 14, at Buffalo Valley. The event is $10 at the door. Live music by the Rock Dogs and Down Valley Trash, dancing, and two movie premiers from LVM#12 titled, “Amongst us” and “The Gangs of Colorado.” Raffle and silent auction. The committee hopes to raise $1.2 million. To make a contribution, send checks made payable to the Whitewater Park Fund, 1338 Grand Ave., PMB No. 345, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.
Teacher retirement party
The Roaring Fork School District will honor 15 retiring teachers, administrators or employees who have contributed a total of 317 years of service to the school district from Glenwood Springs to Carbondale to Basalt. The retirement reception is open to the public and is planned for 4-6 p.m. on Friday, May 14, at the Devereux Room at the Hotel Colorado. Information: Joan Telinde, 384-6009.
Early Childhood Connections summer schedule
Early Childhood Connections Transitional Preschool announces the summer schedule of classes, open to youngsters 2 1/2 to 6. Classes will be from 12:30-3 p.m. on June 8-10, 15-17, 22-24 at Highland Elementary School, 1500 East 7th St. in Rifle. Cost is $65 for the three-week session. Information: Katie Narvaez, 984-0424.
Mayday for Mutts
Colorado Animal Rescue hosts Mayday for Mutts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, at High Tails Dog and Cat Outfitters, 50663 Highway 6 & 24 in Glenwood Springs. Games for dogs, demonstrations of agility and canine rangers, exhibits and booths, including Heeling Partners and the Gabriel Foundation, refreshments and a pet adopt-a-thon.Colorado Animal Rescue hosts Mayday for Mutts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, at High Tails Dog and Cat Outfitters, 50663 Highway 6 & 24 in Glenwood Springs. Games for dogs, demonstrations of agility and canine rangers, exhibits and booths, including Heeling Partners and the Gabriel Foundation, refreshments and a pet adopt-a-thon.
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