“An Evening with Maureen McGovern” will be presented by Glenwood’s Community Concert Association on Monday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at the Jeannie Miller Theater, Glenwood Springs High School. Admission is free with purchase at the concert of a membership in the association for next season. Prices to attend six concerts are adult, $40; student, $15 and family, $90. For information, call 970-945-8722 or visit www.gsconcertassn.org
Speaker: Lynn Ablers – Ethnobotanist
Lynn will be speaking on how the Colorado Utes and other Colorado Plateau indigenous peoples used Sage/Pinyon/Juniper; the incredible nutrition of pine-nuts; the volatile oil’s medicinal component (lot of medicinal uses), why Pinyon smells so great when you burn it; how the Pinyon Jay plants the Pinyon tree, the importance of Pinyon nuts in the great prehistoric & early historic trade networks out of Chaco Canyon & Taos, etc.
Register by calling the CSU Extension Office – 970-625-3969
Instructor: George Beck from CSU
Topics include: Characteristics of invasive weeds
Colorado’s Noxious Weed Law
Identification of List A and local List B species
Herbicides used for control
Register through the Colorado Weed Management Association website at www.cwma.org
or call either Pat McCarty at 970-625-3969 ext. 2 or Steve Anthony at 970-945-1377 ext. 4305 for further information.
NAMI In Our Own Voice unmasks mental illness, using speaker stories to illustrate the individual realities of living with mental illness; gaining a better understanding of what it is like to live with mental illness and stay in recovery. In Our Own Voice can change attitudes, preconceived notions and stereotypes regarding mental illness. Friday May 8th at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue. Doors open at 6:30 and tickets are $25.00 (SHOW ONLY). For more information call Anika at 970-618-7770 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Help the class of 2016 raise money for prom!
An Evening with Maureen McGovern will be presented by the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association on Monday, April 27, at Glenwood Springs High School theater at 7 p.m. Memberships in the association will be sold at the concert and admission is free with purchase of a membership for next season.
Storyteller Judith Black will perform on April 29th at the Basalt Library at 5:30. Act 1 for people of all ages from four years old and up. Act 2 begins at 6:30 featuring more complex stories for the older crowd, ages 11 and up. The event is hosted by the local chapter of Spellbinders.
Spellbinders is a local non-profit, which works to boost literacy through the art of oral storytelling. .
Judith Black is one of America’s finest storytellers. She has been featured on stages from the Montreal Comedy Festival to The Smithsonian Institution, to the Art Museum of Cape Town. She has appeared 10 times at the National Storytelling Festival, and is the winner of the Oracle Award, storytelling’s most coveted laurel. Retellings of history from new perspectives, tickling familial dysfunction, and ironic explorations of aging are all fodder for her tales.
Doors open at 5:00pm, light refreshments will be served and a short intermission will be provided between acts.