Postings, May 27, 2004
High school students can pursue health-care careers
The Summer Health Care Institute offers high-school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing health-care careers the opportunity to live in the Mesa State College dorms and work with health-care professionals in Grand Junction, as well as travel to Golden and live at the Colorado School of Mines while experiencing University Hospital and the Health Sciences Center in Denver. Information: Kelli Kessell, 434-5474, ext. 2.
Astronomers to help point out comet Saturday
Area astronomy club members will be on hand at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park to help novice stargazers spot Comet C/2002 T7 around 9 p.m. Saturday, May 29. The Iron Mountain Tramway will be open late to accommodate astronomers, but the Exclamation Point Restaurant will close at 9 p.m. Information: Bob Koper, 945-4228, Sharon Polk, (816) 512-2265.
‘Living Fully: Preparing for the End of Life and Beyond’
The Spiritual Paths Foundation & The Aspen Cancer Guides will present “Living Fully: Preparing for the End of Life and Beyond,” July 9-11 at the Aspen Chapel and the Aspen Institute. The program brings together experts from medicine, science, philosophy and spirituality to explore understanding and preparing for the end of life and beyond. It concludes with a multifaith service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 11, on top of Aspen Mountain. The cost for the entire program is $200 before June 4, or $225 after June 4, and single-event attendance is available. Information or to register: 923-0370 or http://www.spiritualpaths.net.
Class covers 12 useful herbs
Lynn Albers will lead “Practical Herbal Wisdom” from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 5, and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 6, at Splendor Mountain Spa, 506 Maple St. in Glenwood Springs. The cost is $175. The class will include hands-on kitchen medicine-making, a local plant walk and information on 12 safe and health-promoting local herbs.
Pardon My Garden Club selling plants
The Pardon My Garden Club will hold its 12th annual plant sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Basalt Library caboose. Annuals, perennials, vegetables, tools, homemade food and more will be available.
Work continues on new Colorow Trail
Volunteers will continue work on the new Colorow Trail north of New Castle on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 5. Volunteers have built more than a mile of trail to an overlook, and more work is necessary to continue the three-mile loop. Volunteers receive T-shirts, pizza and refreshments. No experience is necessary, and tools and leadership are provided. To register: 927-8241 or http://www.rfov.org. Volunteers will continue work on the new Colorow Trail north of New Castle on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 5. Volunteers have built more than a mile of trail to an overlook, and more work is necessary to continue the three-mile loop. Volunteers receive T-shirts, pizza and refreshments. No experience is necessary, and tools and leadership are provided. To register: 927-8241 or http://www.rfov.org.
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