Postings June 17
Basalt presents naturalweed control workshopJerome Osentowski of Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute will present a free workshop on Natural Weed Control at 6 p.m. Monday, June 21, at Basalt Town Hall. The town will have a lending library of natural weed control information available to the public. Further information about Colorado Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute is available at http://www.crmpi.org. Basalt Town Hall is located at 101 Midland Ave., next to the caboose and the library in Lions Park, downtown.BIGFOOT returns to Riflefor Mud for Marge The BIGFOOT 4×4 monster truck hits town to crush cars at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle, in a show starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Organizers are accepting entry forms for the mud bog and demolition derby. Enter by calling 625-1871 or stopping by CMC’s Rifle Campus. Mud for Marge is a fund-raiser for a Colorado Mountain College student scholarship program honoring the late Marge Lowderback, a Rifle resident who achieved her degree at CMC at 80 years old in May 2002. All proceeds benefit CMC Rifle students. Tickets for the mud bog and demolition derby are available at CMC’s Rifle Campus, 625-1871, and at the gate for $15 for adults, $5 for children 13 and younger, and free for children younger than 5. Mud for Marge kicks off at 3 p.m. on June 26 with face-painting, kids activities and live music for the family by Cookee. At 5 p.m., the monster truck show and mud bog begin. On Sunday, June 27, the fun continues with an Elder Trucking Demolition Derby and Tuff Truck competition starting at 2 p.m. at the fairgrounds. Tickets are available at CMC’s Rifle Campus and at the gate for $10 for adults, $5 for children 13 and younger, and free children younger than 5.Shabbat dinner at GlenwoodCommunity CenterValley Havurah and Synagogue will hold a Shabbat dinner from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 25, at the Glenwood Community Center. Dinner will be a vegetable/dairy/fish potluck; last names beginning with A-I should bring a salad or appetizer, J-Q a side dish and R-Z a main dish. Information: 945-1024.Hike explores boundary region and its birdsA naturalist will lead a birding hike to explore the boundary between shrubland and wetland ecosystems and its birds at Rock Bottom Ranch from 7-8:30 a.m. Saturday. The hike is free and open to the public. Information: 927-6760.A naturalist will lead a birding hike to explore the boundary between shrubland and wetland ecosystems and its birds at Rock Bottom Ranch from 7-8:30 a.m. Saturday. The hike is free and open to the public. Information: 927-6760.
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