Glenwood Springs Library will hold Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19. The theme will be Billy Goats Gruff, with stories followed by a simple craft. The library is located at 413 9th St. Call 945-5958 for more information.
Its bingo time againJoin the Eagles for bingo at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 19, at the Eagles Club, 312 7th St. in Glenwood Springs. Bring a friend. Information: Bea, 945-5596.Waldorf School Talk onHeartfelt ThinkingThe Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork presents renowned educator Dennis Klocek at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 19. Klocek is the Director of the Consciousness Studies Program at Rudolf Steiner College in Fair Oaks, Calif. He will speak about an alternative approach to communication that seeks to unite individuals within communities through a dialogue of the heart. The public is welcome, and there is no charge for attending. The school is located one-half mile upvalley of the Catherine Store on Old Highway 82. Information: 963-1960.Summer school programaccepting applicationsGlenwood Learning Center, a non-profit summer school program for kids is now accepting applications. This is a fun and exciting way to improve academic performance for kids in grades 1-4. Information: Anita, 945-8295 after 6 p.m.Alpine Singles meetThe Alpine Singles group will meet to hike the paved path along Interstate 70 from No Name to the Hotel Denver at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 19. After the hike, the group will eat, drink and shoot pool at the Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co. Information on carpooling and other details: 963-4100.Couples massage workshopin el jebelAspen Health & Harmony is hosting a couples massage workshop from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 22. The yoga retreat and spa is across the highway from City Market in the Wind River Tree Farm. Information: 704-9642.Business after hoursat Community CenterThe Glenwood Springs Community Center will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 21. The event is free to all chamber members and front-line employees to learn about local summer activities such as the Hot Springs Pool and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Information: Joni, 945-6589.Thunder River Theatre Company presents The FirebugsSupport your local professional theatre company by attending The Firebugs at 7:30 p.m. May 21-23 and 27-29 at Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley Campus in the New Space Theatre. Tickets are $16 for adults and $10 for students. Information: 309-5398 orwww.thunderrivertheatre.com.Free tennis demo dayThe Glenwood Springs Community Center will hold a free tennis demo day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 22, at the Rippy Tennis Complex. Wilson demonstrations, class registration information, tennis league sign-up and refreshments will be available, as well as free refreshments and information sessions about the summer tennis program. Information: Kathleen, 384-6312.Safe Boating Week is May 22-28May 22-28 is National Safe Boating Week in Colorado, coinciding with the national effort to increase boating safety awareness. Colorado State Parks offers basic safety tips to ensure a safe boating experience: Wear your life jacket Dont drink and boat Dont overload your boat Keep tabs on the weather forecast Keep a lookout for other boats Take a boating safety course.Information: http://www.parks.state.co.us.Citizens convoy honors those in serviceWith big and bigger yellow ribbons on every fence post, fender and lapel from Glenwood to Rifle, family and friends of soldiers returning from Iraq will show their love, support and unity Monday, June 7, by joining a citizens convoy from Glenwood to Rifle and back, followed by a luncheon at the historic Hotel Colorado from noon to 2 p.m. to honor all those who serve or have served. Judges will choose the biggest, best yellow ribbon in the valley by June 4. The winner will show off the ribbon and get a free meal at the luncheon. Information: 945-6855.Wildfire EVENTS IN CARBONDALEThe Colorado Wildfire Academy will bring 1,200 people to Carbondale June 7-13 for classes at Roaring Fork High School. Carbondale will hold a Wildfire Street Dance in Main Street Plaza from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. There will also be a barbecue and commemoration Thursday in Glenwood Springs to mark the 10-year anniversary of the South Canyon Fire on Storm King Mountain. To volunteer, call Carol at 963-2993 or the Chamber at 963-1890. Information: 945-6855.State park campsites available Memorial Day WeekendSixteen Colorado State Parks still have campsites available for reservation during the Memorial Day weekend. The parks with open sites include Crawford, Colorado River-Island Acres, Paonia and Vega. Reservations are available online at http://www.parks.state.co.us or by calling 800-678-2267. Local painter gives live demoMajid Kahhak will give a live painting demonstration and lecture 1:10 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5 as part of the Celebration of Health at Carbondales Sopris Park. The lecture is titled Painting from the Essence. Information: 704-0622.Bible Camp Rodeo scheduledThe Fellowship of Christian Cowboys presents Bible Camp Rodeo June 7-10 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds. Events include barrel racing, goat tying, team roping and bareback riding. Entries in all events are limited. Reservations: 625-2642.
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