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Learn more about Chaffee County Mentors at informal gathering – Mon, Sept 22

Chaffee County Mentors (CCM) will hold a Mentor Meet & Greet on Monday, September 22nd
at the View Café in Buena Vista (733 US HWY 24 – next to the Best Western). Free coffee and conversation will be served from 8:00AM until 10:00AM. Chaffee County Mentors Program

Manager and current mentors will be available to provide information on becoming a mentor to a youth in Chaffee County. This event is free and open to the public.

Chaffee County Mentors Program is [...]

Lori Mitchell is the clear choice

As a sports professional Mitchell demonstrated her ability to persevere. As an entrepreneur, Mitchell gained the experience necessary to manage people, provide customers with excellent service, and control expenses.

Public meetings for Salida Montessori Charter School

These are community meetings open to everyone in our Salida community. Please attend and encourage everyone you know who has an interest in Montessori education and/or the possibility of a public Montessori charter school in Salida to attend. The meeting will include information as well as an opportunity to ask questions and share feedback.

Banana Belt Loop Race!

Salida BikeFest is this week Thursday through Sunday, and as part of BikeFest the classic Banana Belt Loop Race will be happening on Saturday the 13th! The race will start at 11 AM from the F-Street Bridge. The course is a Salida classic bike ride, from town to Piñon/Juniper forest, then on up into the aspen on the Rainbow Trail at Bear Creek. The race first was run in 1989 or 1990 (according to the best information I have, please enlighten [...]

Creative mixer to feature Pueblo artists – Thurs, Sept 11

This month’s Salida “Creative Mixer” is Thursday, September 11 at 5:30 pm in the SteamPlant Paquette Gallery. Sponsored by Salida Council for the Arts, this popular social gathering is a way for local artists, writers, musicians, art lovers and community members to meet and network on a casual basis.

An interview with author Gail Storey, part 3

On inner life and spiritual adventure – this is the third part of an interview with Gail Storey by editor Kate Rogers about her adventure on the PCT and her subsequent book about the experience. Gail will be reading from her work at the Book Haven on Tuesday, Sept 9, 6pm.

“The Business of Art” – Mon, Sept 15

Bobbi Walker, founder and owner of Walker Fine Art in Denver will teach “The Business of Art” Creative Monday. The class is ideal for emerging artists, mid-career artists, art professionals, and art business owners/entrepreneurs who want to define or refine a long term professional strategy for your art career or business. The class will be held Monday, September 15 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the SteamPlant, 220 W. Sackett Ave., Salida.

Eyeball benefit, Benson’s – Sun @ 1pm

How I can I write this while sitting down? While not crying? While being indoors instead of outdoors in the sun, or on the road I love like my friend and colleague Mark “EyeBall” Kneeskern, “The Last American HitchHiker” as he was known… and known by so many names and aspects?

An interview with author Gail Storey, part 2

On marriage and the love story — this is the second part of an interview with Gail Storey by editor Kate Rogers about her adventure on the PCT and her subsequent book about the experience. Gail will be reading from her work at the Book Haven on Tuesday, Sept 9, 6pm.

Sunday Science – How cells move

Microbiologist Danielle France will present “From Here to There…How Cells Move” at the Central Colorado Humanists’ Sunday Science meeting on September 7 at the Salida Community Center (305 F St., corner of 3rd and F) from 10AM – 12 noon. Come for the presentation and stay for discussion and light refreshments afterwards.