Scuttlebutt / Calendar – May 27, 2021 – The Sopris Sun

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Radio news

Aspen Public Radio has hired Breeze Richardson as the station’s next executive director. Richardson recently worked as Director of Marketing and Communications at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. Meanwhile, Colorado Public Radio’s Indie 102.3 will now broadcast on Carbondale on 96.7 FM as KNDH. For more information, visit indie1023.org

Bustang

Capacity restrictions have been lifted for travelers from Bustang. In addition, more buses have been added between Grand Junction and Denver on weekdays and weekends. Since May 26, face masks are mandatory for passengers. For full itinerary details visit ridebustang.com

Woody and Dumpling

The Thunder River Theater Company and the Stage of Life Theater Company present “Woody and Dumpling and the Journey Back to Normal,” an animated musical starring children’s entertainers Luke Ryan and Maura Fawley. The production is available in streaming for free on thunderrivertheatre.com

Audible story

Carbondale Historical Society members Kim McGee and John Williams created an audio tour of historic homes using material compiled for the Carbondale Historical Preservation Committee. Meanwhile, the “This I Remember” audio archive is growing with over 70 episodes featuring local voices from Carbondale’s past. Find them and more at carbondalehistory.org

Summer reading challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge begins June 1. Readers of all ages are invited to help reach the community’s goal of 750,000 total minutes of reading. You can track your time using Beanstack, an app for your phone, or by signing up at your local library for a journal reading. Read 1,000 minutes or more to enter a grand prize draw.

Outdoor Paint Out

The Redstone Art Foundation is hosting its first annual Plein Air Paint Out this Memorial Day weekend. Nine local artists will capture the beauty of Redstone with their paintings on sale May 29 in shops in downtown Redstone. Special guests include performance painter Marcel Kahhak and Barbara Churchley, plus a quick draw competition and more. For schedule and registration, visit redstoneartfoundation.org

For the love of pika

The Front Range Pika Project offers trail runners and hikers the opportunity to do citizen science this summer at sites in the White River National Forest including Ashcroft, Maroon Bells, Independence Pass and Mount Sopris. Opportunities for participation range from depositing temperature loggers to comprehensive training on pika site monitoring. More on pikapartners.org

Basalt half marathon

The 44th Annual Basalt Half Marathon will take place on Sunday June 6. The race is open to individual runners and two-person relay teams and begins at Frying Pan Road and ends at Lion’s Park. All proceeds go to the Basalt High School Cross Country Team. More info and registration and basalthalfmarathon.com

Summer advantage

Registration for the free Summit54 Summer Advantage program is open to elementary students served by the Roaring Fork Schools District. The program will be offered at Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Spring from June 21 to July 23, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 2:30 pm Daily bus transportation and meals are included as well as on-the-go after-party snacks. school courtesy of Food Bank of the Rockies. Math and reading skills are taught with art, music, and more. Registration is via summeradvantage.org or 1-866-924-7226.

Welcome Rangel

Courtney Rangel, Bilingualism Coordinator for Roaring Fork School, has been chosen to become Riverview School’s next vice-principal. In a letter to the school community, River View Principal Adam Volek said, “Courtney strongly believes that all students deserve the best educational experience and that student and family relationships, as well as responsive practices in matters of equity and social justice, are the cornerstones of our work to create a safe and inclusive environment for all children. ” Congratulations!

Pump Track trials for children

On Wednesday, May 19, the Carbondale Parks and Recreation Department hosted children’s pumping track trials at Carbondale Bike Park, a free competition as part of Bonedale Bike Week. There were 35 participants in three different divisions.

They say it’s your birthday

People celebrating another trip around the sun this week include: Savanna Bristol, Lacy Dunlavy, Richard Glasier and Jennifer Johnson (May 27); Dorie Hunt, Joan Lamont, Louis Meyer, Alex Salvidrez and Amanda Seubert (May 28); Clark Cretti (May 29); Rianna Briggs, Barbara Frota and Jay Harrington (May 30); Chip Munday, Shea Nieslanik, Debbie Romanus and Carolyn Sackariason (June 1); Li McBrayer, Easton O’Flannery and Tracy Trulove (June 2); Trary Maddalone LaMee and Anna Ramirez (June 3).

~ Community calendar ~

THURSDAY MAY 27

YOGA PARK

Kula teaches flow yoga at Sopris Park, with beats by DJ Bhakti Styler, at 6 pm. Details on kulayogaonmain.com/special-events

BACH, BALLADES, BALLET

Carbondale Arts’ garden music series at historic Thompson House kicks off with MinTze Wu, Natalie Spears and Alexandra Jerkunica performing at 6 p.m. Tickets on carbondalearts.com

LIVE MUSIC

Feeding Giants performs at Heather’s in Basalt at 6 p.m.

FRIDAY MAY 28

OPENING ART

The Art Base in Basalt opens in its new location with a new exhibit, “A Light Within” by Heather Cherry, and an artist reception at 5 pm.

LIVE MUSIC

The Queen Bees, a new local girl-only group, performs at Heather’s in Basalt at 6 p.m.

SATURDAY MAY 29

BIRD LIBRARY

Mary Harris, of Roaring Fork Audubon, guides a walk at the Regional Basalt Library at 9 a.m. Register at basaltlibrary.org

SALE OF PLANTS

Wild Mountain Seeds sells plants, seeds and soil to True Nature from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC

Rodrigo Arreguín performs at Heather’s in Basalt at 6 p.m.

SUNDAY MAY 30

BIRD

Roaring Fork Audubon Society guides a walk in marble. Carpool departs from Carbondale at 6.30am. To register, send an email to [email protected]

LIVE MUSIC

Chris Bank plays at Heather’s in Basalt from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Then LP Herd takes the stage from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

TUESDAY JUNE 1

FIELD STUDIES

Registration opens for the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies summer community programs. See the full list of programs on aspennature.org

GROUP HIKING

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers Leads Grizzly Creek Burnt Area Tour at 9 a.m. Register on rfov.org

BIKE SALE

The Aspen Police Department is auctioning abandoned bikes outside the station at 540 E. Main Street. A preview of the articles starts at 10 a.m. Auctions begin at 11 a.m.

DRAWING CLUB

After a long hiatus, the Roaring Fork Drawing Club returns, meeting at Erin’s Acres at 6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 2

BIRD

Roaring Fork Audubon Society guides a trip near Woody Creek at 7 a.m. To register, contact [email protected]

READING CLUB

The Basalte regional library hosts a virtual reading club on the first Wednesday of each month at noon. Register on basaltlibrary.org

WASHED

The Aspen Chapel Gallery presents a new ceramic and mixed media exhibition with an opening reception from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. A portion of all sales will benefit the Friends of Aspen Animal Shelter.

ASK A LAWYER

Alpine Legal Services offers a clinical hotline on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call 970-368-2246 and visit alpinelegalservices.org for the calendar of dates by legal subject.

COMMUNITY EXHIBITION

ValleyOrtho Orthopedic Surgeon Chris George presents “Treating Joint Pain with Cartilage Preservation and Restoration Procedures,” a virtual discussion at 6:00 pm. Registration on vvh.org/vvu

THURSDAY JUNE 3

CREATIVE CLUB

The Basalt Regional Library hosts the Teen Creative Club outside the library from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for grades 5 to 12. More information on basaltlibrary.org

UNDER THE SUN

Join Sopris Sun correspondents and guests for Everything Under The Sun, which airs Thursdays on KDNK at 4 p.m.

BMX RACES

Weekly Thursday races are held at Crown Mountain Park starting at 6 p.m.

GROUP RACE

Independence Run and Hike has a weekly group run on Thursdays leaving the store at 6 p.m.

THURSDAY KARAOKE

The Black Nugget offers karaoke Thursdays at 7 p.m.

FRIDAY JUNE 4

IDENTIDAD Y LIBERTAD

Launchpad hosts opening reception for new outdoor show at 5:15 p.m.

SATURDAY JUNE 5

DANZA CLASSES

Dance Initiative and Carbondale Branch Library offer dance classes in Spanish every Saturday June at 10 a.m. More info at gcpld.org/summer-reading



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