Come enjoy a round of golf with your friends in a four person 4 low ball team golf tournament, Saturday, May 18 at the Adobe Creek National Golf Course in Fruita, located at 876 18 1/2 Rd, Compete for cash prizes and support the Grand Junction’s C.H.A.M.P.S. Veterans Association. A shot gun starts at 8:00 AM begins the day of golf on the area’s premier golf course. (7:30 Am check in please). No handicap is required. Just $400.00 per four person team includes your cart, lunch, and chances to win cash prizes. Cash payouts will be dependent on the number of entries, (of course). You may register at the Adobe Creek National Golf Course or call Emma, 462 5028 – Nancy, 640 1356 or David 234 1497. Please write checks to “Grand Junction CHAMPS” This fund raising activity is to assist the 2013 C.H.A.M.P.S. Golden Age Games Team to travel to the national games in Buffalo, NY, May, 201 3. All funds will be used for transportation and housing of the Grand Junction Veterans C.H.A.M.P.S. Team members
May 18th & 19th, 9am-3pm Register by Thursday, May 16th CCAH’s Classroom at the Third Street Center Join natural artist and teacher Maria Hodkins at CCAH for a unique and refreshing Garden Journal Workshop. Keeping a garden journal is a way to celebrate your garden in an artful way. It’s a visual record of gardening dates, ideas, plant and flower documentation, and personal stories. In this weekend workshop, you will learn nature sketching & watercolor, page design, lettering, and artful journaling techniques. By the end of the workshop you’ll experience the joys of keeping a garden journal and discover how it can be used to plan your garden and serve as a lasting record of your gardening trials, triumphs, and treasures. $90/ CCAH Members and $100/Non Members. Pre-registration is required. To sign up visit www.carbondalearts.com or call CCAH at 970.963.1680. A limited amount of partial scholarships are available upon request!
Aspen, Colorado The Buddy Program announced today that it has received a $10,000 Daniels Fund grant to support the second annual Lemonade Day in the Roaring Fork Valley. Lemonade Day, held each year in cities across America, is an experiential learning program that teaches youth how to own and operate their own business a lemonade stand. “The grant will enable us to grow Lemonade Day. Last year we had 394 participants from grades K-12. This year our goal is to reach 1,000 children from Aspen to Glenwood Springs,² said Heather Hicks, Lemonade Day Director. Bill Daniels, a pioneer in cable television known for his kindness and generosity to those in need, established the Daniels Fund to provide grants and scholarships in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. For more information, please visit www.danielsfund.org . Lemonade Day registration is free and open to children grades K-12. Participant sign up with a caring adult and will receive a backpack that contains both an entrepreneur and mentor workbook. Registration opens May 6th and is available online or at the following locations: May 6 June 26, Regular business hours at Alpine Bank in Aspen, Snowmass Village, Basalt, Willits, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs. Wednesday, May 15, 3:00 pm 6:00 pm at Pitkin County Library in Aspen Saturday, May 18, 11:00 am 4:00 pm at the Aspen Recreation Center during ³Family Fun Day² Saturday, June 8, 3:00 pm 5:00 pm at the Wyly Community Art Center during ³Chalk Art² Workshops providing ideas for creating your Lemonade Stand are available with registration and for a fee as follows: Monday Friday, June 17-21, 9:00 am 3:00 pm at Aspen Art Museum Friday, June 21, 12:30 pm 4:30 pm at Wyly Community Arts Center For more information about the Buddy Program or Lemonade Day call 970-920-2130 or visit www.buddyprogram.org
Attention all trail users Volunteers needed for the annual trail work day. High Country 4 Wheelers and White River Trail Runners invite you to come help open Transfer Trail (Forest Service Route 602). Saturday, May 18, 2013 9am – 3pm High Country 4 Wheelers, White River Trail Runners, Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and a host of other local businesses and off-highway vehicle groups are sponsoring a trail day for the popular access to the Flat Tops. Volunteers will meet at 9:00 am at Transfer Trail (From US 24 in Glenwood Springs, turn north onto Traver Trail, in .4 miles turn right on Transfer Trail and drive for 1 mile). Volunteers should come dressed in long pants, sturdy work shoes, and leather gloves. Please bring rakes, and shovels. Lunch will be provided by High Country 4 Wheelers. For further information contact: Greg Noss (970) 366-2237 Dan Alvis (970) 309-5368 or BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office (970) 876-9000
2 p.m. Saturday, May 18 • New Castle Branch, 402 W. Main • Free • 984-2346, www.gcpld.org A Happy Unbirthday to You! Teens are invited to the New Castle Branch Library on Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m. for a special afternoon of party games, presents, cake, and even a few surprises. Bring a friend and come celebrate your unbirthday in a big way! For more information, please call the library at 984-2346.
Sunday, May 19 1-6 pm Join friends and families for adventure with deeply discounted all-access tickets – Just $20 ! To register go to the EVENTS page at www.LivingLegacyColorado.com For more info call: 970-370-7047 *Registration deadline for discount Sunday, May 12 Get a free shirt if you register by May 1st!
Local firefighters will be conducting neighborhood meetings to help you prepare for wildfire. Learn how to protect your home and family and what to do in an evacuation. Be Ready Create a defensible space around your home Use fire resistant building materials Create a family emergency plan Assemble an emergency supply kit Be Set Evacuate if told to Prepare your house when you evacuate Alert family and neighbors Stay tuned to local TV and radio Go When to leave Where to go How to get there What to take Neighborhood Meetings (All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m.) May 2: Eagle County in the Basalt Fire District (Blue Lake, Missouri Heights, etc.) 1089 JW Drive, El Jebel | 704-0675 May 9: Pitkin County in the Basalt Fire District 1089 JW Drive, El Jebel | 704-0675 June 6: Aspen Fire District 420 East Hopkins, Aspen | 925-5532 June 19: Snowmass-Wildcat Fire District 5275 Owl Creek Road, Aspen | 923-2212 June 25: Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District 300 Meadowood Drive, Carbondale | 963-2491 A service of your local fire protection districts: Basalt Fire District, Aspen Fire District, Snowmass-Wildcat Fire District and Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District
3 p.m. Monday, May 20 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.org Do you love Manga and Anime? So do we! Join us at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, May 20 at 3 p.m. to talk about your favorites, get recommendations, and practice your drawing skills. Call 285-9870 for more information.
6:30 p.m. Monday, May 20 • New Castle Branch, 402 W. Main • Free • 984-2346, www.gcpld.org Come and meet local author, Tom Elder, at the New Castle Branch Library on Monday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. Tom will discuss his new book “It’s All About the Timing,” a story of mature love, real estate greed, and the search for buried silver treasure in Aspen. For more information, call the library at 984-2346
12 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 • Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way • Free • 285-9870, www.gcpld.org Join us at the Parachute Branch Library at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21 to discuss “My Name is Memory” by Ann Brashares. Enjoy a pot-luck lunch. For more information, please call 285-9870.