Postings, July 14, 2004
Wednesday is Find Another Way DayWednesday, July 14, is Find Another Way Day for Communities in Motion: Bike, walk, carpool, ride RFTA, ride Ride Glenwood, skateboard, inline skate – just don’t drive alone. Stop by Sayre Park between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for free lunch, music, bike clinics, giveaways, information from local transportation providers, as well as entry into the Communities in Motion grand prize drawing for mountain bikes, Amtrak trips and more. The Ride Glenwood bus to the event is free. Information: 384-6437 or “Ride Glenwood” at http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us/. Ride Glenwood leaves the downtown bus stop (in front of the Springs Theatre) for Sayre Park at 11:17, 11:50 a.m., and 12:17 and 12:50 p.m. Buses leave Sayre Park at 12:15, 12:47, 1:15 and 1:47.Dems hold weekly meetingGarfield County Democrats will hold their Public Weekly Summit at noon Wednesday, July 14, at the Brew Pub to talk about mailing and the Ken Salazar visit on July 23. Information: Don Kaufman, 945-2396; Dana Barker, 285-9826; or http://www.coloradodemocrat.com.Alpine Singles meet for hikeThe Alpine Singles club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, in the center parking area at Two Rivers for a hike with Joyce. Information: Joyce, 963-4100.BLM office to finish road repairs starting July 15The Bureau of Land Management’s Glenwood Springs field office will finish road repairs and improvements on Cow Creek Road from Rio Blanco County Road 5 to one mile south of Piceance Creek for 30 days, beginning Thursday, July 15, and asks drivers to use Sprague Gulch Road to Divide Road. Information: 947-2800.Intermediate Hadley Gulch hike for kidsThe White River National Forest and Glenwood Parks & Recreation will sponsor an intermediate hike to Hadley Gulch for 9- to 13-year-olds Thursday, July 15. Hikers will meet at the Glenwood Community Center at 7:45 a.m. and return at 2 p.m. Water bottles, lunch and hiking shoes (no sandals) are necessary. RSVP: 384-6300. Information: 945-2521.Silt opens new baseball fieldSilt will hold a grand opening for its new baseball and softball field north of Roy Moore Elementary School at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 15. From the interchange, go north to Main Street, turn left and go west onto Main Street (Highway 6), turn right on Seventh Street past Orchard Avenue; go in the northernmost (old shop) entrance. Additional parking is available at Roy Moore Elementary School.Eagles lodge offers dinner for publicThe Eagles Lodge, at 312 Seventh St., will serve dinner from 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 16. The menu includes: burritos, choice of red or green chili, Spanish rice, garnish and cheese for $6. Information: 945-5506 after 4 p.m.Hunter education classes in Glenwood SpringsThe state Division of Wildlife will offer hunter education classes for women and children from 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 17, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 18, at the Re-1 district building, 1405 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs. The cost is $10, and children 12 or younger must have a parent or guardian attend. Information: 947-2921 or http://www.wildlife.state.co.us.Yoga workshop for mind and emotionsThere will be an Ayurveda and yoga workshop for the mind and emotions from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 18. The cost is $125. RSVP by July 16: Brenda Nelson, 309-3276 or 984-0617.Muslim leader, author to speak in AspenMuslim religious leader Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will discuss his new book, “What’s Right with Islam: A New Vision for Muslims and the West,” and speak on his vision for mending the relationship between the Muslim world and the West, on Friday, July 16, at the Aspen Community Church (200 E. Bleeker St., behind Carl’s Pharmacy). A question-and-answer session will follow. Information: John Bennett, 927-1070.Cub Scouts hold car washGlenwood Springs Cup Scout Pack 225 is holding its annual car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at the Pit Stop, 410 W. First St. in Glenwood Springs. The cost is $5 per vehicle.Archaeology group meets July 19The Roaring Fork Valley chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will hold a monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 19, in the Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Mark Mitchell, a doctoral student in the anthropology department at the University of Colorado, will present a program about the protohistoric archaeology of the Arkansas River Valley. Information: Larry Scarbrough, (970) 949-0288.Garfield GOP to meet July 21Garfield County Republicans will hold their monthly luncheon at noon Wednesday, July 21, at the Brickyard Square in the Midland Hotel on Third Street in downtown Rifle. The agenda will include a special recognition of Garfield County Commissioner Larry McCown, along with comments from district attorney candidates Lawson Wills and Colleen Truden, and a question-and-answer period. Information: Jim Larson, 945-9456; Dorothy Cerise, 928-8260; or Tom Beard, 285-9740. Alpine Singles meet for walk on river trailThe Alpine Singles club will meet by the restrooms at No Name rest area Thursday, July 22, for a walk on the river trail. Information: Joyce, 963-4100.Olympic theme for vacation Bible schoolThe New Hope Church is offering its Olympics-inspired SON Games 2004 Vacation Bible School from 6:30-9 p.m. July 19-23 at Kathryn Senor Elementary School. RSVP or information: 984-2656.Free presentation on glyconutrientsDr. Reg McDaniel, a leading doctor in glyconutrients, will make a free presentation from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, in the Aspen Room at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs. Information: Mary Metzger, 945-7790.Legal services group needs volunteersAlpine Legal Services in Glenwood Springs needs volunteer help in the office, answering phones, filing and general support. Information: 945-8858.
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