Postings for Tuesday, May 25, 2004 |

Postings for Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Post Independent Writer

New ROFINTUG boardof directors meets today

The new Roaring Fork Internet Users Group (ROFinTug) board of directors invites the public to its first open board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Agenda items include staffing, decisions made at two previous executive sessions, and how to return to ROFinTug’s original character.

Independence Pass to reopen Thursday, weather permitting

The Colorado Department of Transportation will reopen Independence Pass on Highway 82 Thursday, May 27. Maintenance crews plan to open the pass at 2 p.m. Thursday, but spring snowstorms could slow traffic at times.

Classes canceled at Center for Memorial Day

The Glenwood Springs Community Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 31. All fitness classes are canceled.

Mule Deer Association takes kids to Roan Plateau

The Colorado Mule Deer Association will hold its second annual Kids Camp from June 11-14 on the Roan Plateau. Registration will close Friday, June 4. Participants will receive training in compasses and mapping, as well as wilderness first aid. Colorado Mule Deer Association memberships for the accompanying adult ($25) and child ($10) cover the cost of the camp, including food, tents and activities for three days. Information: Keith Goddard, 625-4435.

YMHS Parent programturns 10 years old

The Yampah Mountain High School Teen Parent Program invites all graduates and friends of the program and their families to a party to celebrate its 10th anniversary from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the school, at 695 Red Mountain Drive in Glenwood Springs. There will be a free barbecue lunch, activities, games and prizes. Information: Lucy Adams, 945-9463, ext. 207.

Video covers ‘Investingin an Election Year’

Edward Jones investments representative Dave Weimer will present a free video program, “Investing in an Election Year,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at the Carbondale office, 0326 Highway 133, Suite 110. RSVP or information: 963-4513.

Should You Say ‘No’to Long-Term Care?’

Chambers and Associates is holding a free educational seminar, “Should you say ‘No’ to Long-Term Care?” from 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Information: 241-6338.

Chat time at Breast Feeding Essentials

There will be an informal support group for breast-feeding mothers and mothers-to-be from 10 to 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month, beginning Wednesday, June 9, at Breast Feeding Essentials, 2520 S. Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Information: Kim or Jeni, 945-MUMS (6867).

Presentation coversalternative birthing methods

A presentation from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, in the conference room downstairs at Valley View Hospital for women who are pregnant or planning to have children will cover HypnoBirthing and doulas. RSVP: 328-1644.

Roaring Fork Conservancy holds River Float 2004

Join the Roaring Fork Conservancy Saturday, June 12, for an afternoon learning about wildlife, water issues, and conservation efforts while floating on the Roaring Fork River. River Float 2004 is for boaters of all abilities. Experienced boaters can bring their own boats, or anyone can jump on one provided by Blazing Adventures. The event starts at 1 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs Community Center and ends with a barbecue at the Veltus Park take-out in Glenwood Springs. This event is free and open to the public ages 8 and older. Register by June 9: 927-1290.

Glenwood Learning Centeris accepting students

Glenwood Learning Center, a nonprofit summer school reading, writing, math and environmental education program for kindergarten through sixth grade, is accepting students. The program runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 through Aug. 6. Information: 945-8295.

Brainteasers Summer Science Camp offers biology sessions

Brainteasers Summer Science Camp is offering biology sessions in Rifle, Silt, Carbondale and Aspen for 6- to 10-year-olds and 11- to 14-year-olds. Information: 963-2922.

classes at Aspen Health& Harmony

Kate Carei will lead yoga classes from noon to 1:15 p.m. Mondays, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market. Information: 704-9642.

Cindy Feldman will lead yoga classes from to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Aspen Health & Harmony.

Pilates classes are offered from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Information: 704-9642.

Landfill to be closedon Memorial Day

The West Garfield County Landfill will be closed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 1.The West Garfield County Landfill will be closed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 1.

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