38th Annual Valley Visual Art Show: Applications Available
    Jan 12 – Feb 16 all-day

    Applications are now available for the 38th Annual Valley Visual Art Show taking place Jan. 12 through Feb. 16, 2018 at Carbondale Arts’ R2 Gallery located in the Launchpad. The show is an “open call” to all artists working in all media who are current or new members of Carbondale Arts and who reside in a ZIP code beginning with “816”. As always, all artwork must be original (no reproductions except photography), for sale, created within the last 12 months, and not previously shown at Carbondale Arts R2 Gallery. Artists will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, and should complete an online application at carbondalearts.com. For more information, call Brian Colley (Gallery Manager) at 970-963-1680.

    Glenwood Springs Middle School Weekly House Meeting
    Jan 19 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Glenwood Spring Middle School is hosting house meetings every Friday at 8 a.m.. Parents and community members are invited to come and participate.
    Blood Drive
    Jan 19 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    The St. Mary’s bloodmobile will be at the Rifle Branch Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19 for a blood drive. One donation can help as many as four people and the St. Mary’s Regional Blood Center supplies all hospitals on the Western Slope. It is safe, fast, and the easiest way to save a life. St. Mary’s will also provide a free cholesterol screening after each donation. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can call ahead to the library to reserve a time slot. For more information call 970-625-3471.

    Dare to Explore
    Jan 19 @ 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    Kids are invited to get excited about exploring the amazing open spaces around us – whether that’s in the wilderness, at a park, on a trail, or in their own backyards! Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers will present hands-on classes with games, crafts, and gear demonstrations with a focus on fun survival skills and Leave No Trace principles. The events will take place at 1 p.m. at the New Castle Branch Library on the second Friday each month, the Rifle Branch Library on the third Friday each month, and at the Silt Branch Library on the fourth Friday each month. Additionally, the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will host events at 4 p.m. on the second Tuesday each month. For more information visit www.gcpld.org.

    Art at the Library
    Jan 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

    Kids in K-6th grade are invited to join us at the Silt Branch Library for an art lesson at 2 p.m. on the third Friday each month through May. Participants can learn a new artistic skill, practice, and create masterpieces to take home! For more information about these free events call the library at 970-876-5500.

    High School Basketball on KMTS: Rifle at Moffat County
    Jan 19 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    Boys will start at 7:00 pm.
    Girls will start at 8:30 pm.

    All games are subject to change without notice.

    High School Basketball on KMTS: Glenwood Springs at Summit
    Jan 20 @ 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

    Girls will start at 12:30 pm.
    Boys will start at 2:00 pm.

    All games are subject to change without notice.

    College Basketball on KMTS: CSU @ UNLV
    Jan 20 @ 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

    Women’s game only. Broadcast schedule is subject to change without notice.

    College Basketball on KMTS: CU @ Arizona State
    Jan 21 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

    Women’s game only. Broadcast schedule is subject to change without notice.

    PAWS to READ
    Jan 22 @ 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

    Practice reading in a fun, stress-free environment with Bounder, a certified Reading Education Assistance Dog. PAWS to READ is available from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Silt Branch Library and on Thursdays at the New Castle Branch Library. It’s free and open to all 1st through 3rd graders. Registration is encouraged, but not required. To register, or for more information call 970-876-5500 or 970-984-2346.