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    Feb
    1
    Sat
    Food for Fines at the Garfield County Libraries @ Garfield County Libraries
    Feb 1 @ 9:00 AM – Feb 29 @ 5:00 PM

    The Garfield County Libraries are pleased to bring back Food for Fines this February. To participate, simply bring in non-perishable food items to any of the six branch libraries. For every donated item, the libraries will waive one dollar of overdue fines on your account. Some suggested foods include canned soups, pasta, pasta sauces, juice, cereal, hearty chili, and canned fruit and vegetables. Remember, items past their expiration date will not be accepted. At the end of the month, all of the donated items are given to local Lift-Up locations, which distribute the food to families in need. For more information, contact your local branch library.

    Feb
    28
    Fri
    Glenwood Springs Elementary School Community Cook Off @ Glenwood Springs Elementary School
    Feb 28 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Join us for our Community Cook-Off featuring food for everyone’s tastes buds!

    There will be a Fun Fair for families and a Silent Auction featuring items from local businesses. This is our big fundraiser, please come out in support of our school!

    February 28, 2020 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at GSES 915 School Street, Glenwood Springs, CO

    Let’s Talk About History at the Garfield County Libraries @ See event details for locations & times.
    Feb 28 @ 6:00 PM

    Dr. Andrew Gulliford is an award-winning writer and historian with deep ties to the American West. A history professor at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Dr. Gulliford teaches popular courses in wilderness and public history as well as writes and edits non-fiction and personal essays about all aspects of the West. Most recently, Gulliford’s book “The Woolly West: Colorado’s Hidden History of Sheepscapes” won the 2019 Colorado Book Award for history. Join us at various Garfield County Libraries as he talks about different topics as part of the “Keeping History Alive” event series. The first event “The Ute Trail” will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 at the Rifle Branch Library. The second event “The Woolly West” will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Silt Branch Library. The final event “Native American Sacred Places” will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Carbondale Branch Library. All are free and open to the public. For more information visit www.gcpld.org.

    Symphony In The Valley Presents: Gatsby Swing @ Hotel Colorado
    Feb 28 @ 6:00 PM

    Symphony In The Valley Presents:  The Great Gatsby Gala!

    Ring in 2020 in Roaring 20’s style.  Dazzle and dance the night away at Symphony in the Valley’s Great Gatsby Benefit Gala.  So grab those beaded flapper dresses and fedoras and enjoy live swing music, big band, local singers, and elegant eats.

     

    Feb
    29
    Sat
    Rifle Mini College Carnival Fundraiser @ Colorado Mountain College Rifle Campus
    Feb 29 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Let’s Talk About History at the Garfield County Libraries @ See event details for locations & times.
    Feb 29 @ 6:00 PM

    Dr. Andrew Gulliford is an award-winning writer and historian with deep ties to the American West. A history professor at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Dr. Gulliford teaches popular courses in wilderness and public history as well as writes and edits non-fiction and personal essays about all aspects of the West. Most recently, Gulliford’s book “The Woolly West: Colorado’s Hidden History of Sheepscapes” won the 2019 Colorado Book Award for history. Join us at various Garfield County Libraries as he talks about different topics as part of the “Keeping History Alive” event series. The first event “The Ute Trail” will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 at the Rifle Branch Library. The second event “The Woolly West” will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Silt Branch Library. The final event “Native American Sacred Places” will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Carbondale Branch Library. All are free and open to the public. For more information visit www.gcpld.org.

    Symphony In The Valley Presents: Gatsby Swing @ Hotel Colorado
    Feb 29 @ 6:00 PM

    Symphony In The Valley Presents:  The Great Gatsby Gala!

    Ring in 2020 in Roaring 20’s style.  Dazzle and dance the night away at Symphony in the Valley’s Great Gatsby Benefit Gala.  So grab those beaded flapper dresses and fedoras and enjoy live swing music, big band, local singers, and elegant eats.

     

    Mar
    1
    Sun
    Art in the Stacks at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library @ Glenwood Springs Branch Library
    Mar 1 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Glenwood Springs Art Guild members love to produce and share art, and their annual show at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will run through March and April. Many of the paintings and photos in this year’s exhibition follow the theme “Home” which could be a house or hearth, a barn or burrow, nest or den, trailer or tree, mountains or lake, etc. Join us for an opening reception at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13 where you can come see, enjoy, and vote for your favorite! Free and open to all with snacks provided. For more information call the library at 970-945-5958.

    Mar
    2
    Mon
    Art in the Stacks at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library @ Glenwood Springs Branch Library
    Mar 2 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Glenwood Springs Art Guild members love to produce and share art, and their annual show at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will run through March and April. Many of the paintings and photos in this year’s exhibition follow the theme “Home” which could be a house or hearth, a barn or burrow, nest or den, trailer or tree, mountains or lake, etc. Join us for an opening reception at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13 where you can come see, enjoy, and vote for your favorite! Free and open to all with snacks provided. For more information call the library at 970-945-5958.

    Dental Health Clinics at the Garfield County Libraries @ See Event Details for Locations & Times
    Mar 2 @ 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

    Visit your library for dental treatment provided by licensed dentists from Dental HouseCalls. Treatments are individualized and can include diagnostic and preventative care, extractions and restorative treatment, dentures, and relines. The first clinic will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, March 2 at the Rifle Branch Library, followed by Saturday, March 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carbondale Branch Library. Next will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, March 9 at the New Castle Branch Library, then from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 at the Parachute Branch Library, and finally from 12 to 7 p.m. on Monday, March 16 at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. To be eligible for this free dental treatment, patients must be over 60 years old and their income must be at or under 250% of the poverty guildeline ($2,606 per month for one person). These events are part of the 360 Health series at the Garfield County Libraries. Please call in advance to make an appointment with Brittany Osborne at 720-576-6206. For more information visit www.gcpld.org.