Postings for May 9, 2004
Anusara yoga for athletesand weekend warriors
An Anusara yoga class from 6-7:30 p.m. daily through May 20 promotes optimal alignment for increased strength, flexibility and stamina. The class is suitable for all students 16 and older. Cost: one session, $32 for residents, $36 for nonresidents, or two sessions, $56 for residents or $60 nonresidents. Information: 384-6301, firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.glenwoodrec.com.
Footrace benefitsAdvocate Safehouse Project
The Mother’s Day Mile, at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 9, benefits the Advocate Safehouse Proj-ect. The race will begin at Glenwood Medical Associates, 1830 Blake St., and is open to all men, women, children and families. Everyone receives a goody bag, a finish-line rose, and a piece of homemade apple pie. Cost: $12 per individual, $15 per family (extra fee on race day). Information: 945-2632 or email@example.com.
Carbondale High School presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
Students and teachers at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale will present “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, May 10-11, in the high school auditorium. Ralph Young directs, and local professional Bob Young will make an appearance as the singing plant. Admission is $5 for students and staff, $7 for adults. Information: 384-5757.
Radio station offersMonday night bingo
KDNK radio offers bingo with cash prizes, progressive bingo and pull tabs every Monday night at Dos Gringos Burritos in La Fontana Plaza off Highway 133 in Carbondale. Games start at 7:15 p.m., but come early for a seat. Proceeds benefit KDNK Community Radio. Information: 963-0139.
Arts group presents dance series
The Carbondale Council of Arts and Humanities will present a dance series from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays starting May 11 at its annex on Highway 133 in Carbondale. Carol Rothrock and Jim Sorenson will help beginners learn East Coast swing, the waltz, cha-cha and other ballroom dance steps. The cost for the five-week series is $35. Information: 963-1680 or 379-9677.
Free health savings account seminar
There will be a free seminar on health savings accounts at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Barbecue and refreshments will be provided. RSVP: Jenny, 945-9161, ext. 254.
to meet on Tuesdays
Lifeline Youth Group for junior and senior high school youth will meet for supper and fellowship from 6:30-8 p.m. every Tuesday at 0355 County Road 132 in Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-9657.
Group holds hypnosis clinic
New Life Clinics is holding a hypnosis clinic for smoking cessation, weight loss and stress relief from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, in the Roosevelt Room at the Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St. Interested people should arrive a half-hour early to register. Donation: $5. Information: (800) 274-3589 or http://www.newlifeclinics.org
Organist to performat Catholic church
Organist Hector Olivera will perform at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 1885 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. Tickets are $10 and available in advance at St. Stephen’s Parish office, or at the performance.
Festival poster contestseeks entrants
The New Castle Art Guild and New Castle Chamber of Commerce will hold the first-ever Burning Mountain Festival Poster Contest. Local artists of any age may enter, and should deliver designs to the Apple Tree Meeting Room in New Castle between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. The chamber will judge submissions May 12, and entrants can pick up their work between 2 and 4 p.m. Thursday, May 13. Information: Jeanie Hoppal, 625-0246 or P.J. Sims, 984-0615.
Police officer leadsself-defense class
Carbondale Police Officer Jo Ann Dodea will teach awareness, assertiveness and using common sense to avoid being a victim from 5:30Ð8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at Carbondale Town Hall. This class, for ages 17 and older, will focus on teaching participants techniques to escape attacks and how to lessen chances of being attacked. Cost is $15. Information: 704-4115
Lions Club collecting glasses
The Glenwood Springs Lions Club will set up collection boxes for unneeded eyeglasses Thursday, May 13, at Glenwood and Sopris elementary schools. A Lions recycling center will process the glasses for distribution to people in underdeveloped countries. Information: Gloria Coates, 945-7099.
Business After Hours
Abbey Carpet will hold the next Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Business After Hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 14, at its showroom, 2408 S. Grand Ave. Sophisticated Sounds will provide live music. The event is free to all Chamber members and their guests. Information: Raelyn, 945-6589.
School district honors retiring employees
The Roaring Fork School District will honor 15 retiring employees who have contributed a total of 317 years to the school district. The retirement reception is open to the public and is planned for 4-6 p.m. Friday, May 14, at the Devereux Room at the Hotel Colorado. Information: Joan, 384-6009.
Storytellers bring history aliveat Silt Chautauqua May 14-15
Local history will come alive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 14-15, at the Silt Chautauqua at the Silt Historical Park, at Eighth and Orchard, across from Silt Elementary School. Old-timers will tell stories, and demonstrations will range from blacksmithing and candle-making to quilting. Lanny Grant will display his artwork. Organizers are looking for more volunteers. The event is free, but donations are welcome. Information: 876-2668.
Final community contra dance Saturday, May 15
Glenwood’s final community contra dance of the season will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Masonic Lodge on the corner of 9th and Colorado (across from the Post Office). This month’s caller is Pat Tognoni from Fort Collins, with music by The Last Minute String Band. No partners required, and all dances are taught. Admission: $7 per adult.
Girl Scouts celebrateArmed Forces Day with jamboree
Girl Scouts throughout Glenwood Springs play host to the sixth annual Girl Scout Jamboree on Saturday, May 15 (Armed Forces Day) and invite women who served in the armed forces to share their experiences in the military. About 50 Girl Scouts and their leaders will be at the Jamboree. To participate: contact Sue Froeschle (pronounced “Freshly”), 945-3249 (days) or 945-2050 (evenings).
Volunteer work day at Ranch
Rock Bottom Ranch will hold a volunteer work day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 15. Volunteers can help re-landscape the new entrance and parking lot and help put up signs and a kiosk. Lunch, drinks and snacks will be provided. Information: 927-6760.
Swap meet featuresoff-road equipment
The Rocky Mountain Off-Road Swap Meet will feature equipment and accessories for motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and watercraft from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Columbine Market parking lot at 1788 Railroad Ave. in Rifle. Space is free but limited. Information: Rick: 618-4388.
Deadline for art contest is May 17
High schoolers entering the 2004 Congressional Art Contest, “An Artistic Directory,” should deliver their entries to the office of U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis, R-Colo., at 526 Pine St. by 5 p.m. Monday, May 17. Students will be eligible to compete for a $3,000-per-year Artistic Merit Scholarship from the Savannah College of Art and Design, as well as the opportunity to participate in contest’s official ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 14. The winner’s artwork will go on display for a year in the U.S. Capitol. The first round of judging will begin May 19, with the local winner advancing to the final districtwide competition at McInnis’ office in Durango, where judges will determine the official winner of the contest. Information: 928-0637.High schoolers entering the 2004 Congressional Art Contest, “An Artistic Directory,” should deliver their entries to the office of U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis, R-Colo., at 526 Pine St. by 5 p.m. Monday, May 17. Students will be eligible to compete for a $3,000-per-year Artistic Merit Scholarship from the Savannah College of Art and Design, as well as the opportunity to participate in contest’s official ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 14. The winner’s artwork will go on display for a year in the U.S. Capitol. The first round of judging will begin May 19, with the local winner advancing to the final districtwide competition at McInnis’ office in Durango, where judges will determine the official winner of the contest. Information: 928-0637.
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