Posts By: Citizen Team

Salida Rec relay fun run – Sat, Nov 22

Registration will be held from 9:00 – 9:30 am at the amphitheater at Riverside Park and costs $3 for Chaffee County Running Club members and $5 for non-members. Make checks payable to C.C.R.C. Teams will be chosen by random drawing at 9:30am. Two minute head starts will be given to all female runners, any runner 60 years old or older, and any runner under 14 years of age.

Painted Trees, a Salida original

I am very excited to share with Salida the experience of my painted trees. These trees made their debut back in 2005 on Tenderfoot Mountain, during which time I denied any involvement, yet enjoyed the anonymity of creating these pieces I also took pleasure in seeing folks finding their own delight and personal ownership with them.

So, flash forward to 2011, I was privileged to bring a painted tree with a whole crew of Salida folks to the Burning Man [...]

Pick your own carrots and onions at the Salida school garden – Sat, Nov 8

This Saturday the 8th come support the Salida School Garden and join us to pick your own carrots and onions! From 10-11:30am, community members are invited to join Guidestone at the Salida School Garden on Holman Ave for a pick-your-own carrot and onion picking party. Onions will be $1/lb and carrots, $2/lb. Please bring your own bag or box to bring home your bounty!

Land Trust annual event – Friday, Nov 14

On Friday, November 14, 2014 the Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas is holding their Annual Event and Fundraiser from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the Salida SteamPlant Ballroom. Tickets are currently on sale and going fast! The price per ticket is $35 for Land Trust members and $40 for non-members. You can purchase tickets at the Land Trust office, 128 East First Street, Salida or by calling the office at 719-539-7700.

Salida hospital displays collages by Conrad Nelson

Nelson began creating collages after a close artist friend died and left her entire collection of papers and supplies to Nelson. In her collages, Nelson combines the papers she inherited with her own past work, fabric, old photographs, sewing and other embellishments to tell a visual story, make an ethical statement, or recall her own family history.

Living with beavers, an LTUA event – Nov 6

Bill will discuss techniques that can be used by both private landowners and public land managers to deal with beaver conflicts. There are a variety of techniques available to address problems caused by beavers that would prevent direct killing of the animals. He will also talk about the natural history of beavers and some of the benefits they provide to our local ecosystems.

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Sandy Farrell hosts a great program every Friday at 1:00 p.m. on KHEN called “Salida Inside Out.” Today (Friday, Oct. 31), Chuck Rose and Keith Baker were guests.

Dinner and social media at Creative Monday – Mon, Nov 10

The Salida Creative District will host the next Creative Monday “The Visual Advantage:Pinterest & Instagram Basics,” November 10, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the SteamPlant Event Center. The class will be taught by Lauren Swanson and will cover the visually based social media platforms, Pinterest and Instagram.

Open house for new physicians – Thurs, Nov 6

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (HRRMC) is holding an open house for six new physicians on its medical staff, on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the hospital atrium, by the main entrance. Everyone is invited to attend.

Art workshop rescheduled, register now

Salida Recreation will be hosting local graphic artist Lisa DeYoung for a 2 evening workshop entitled Accordion Ink. During the workshop, participants will explore different textures and inks to create a personalized accordion fold journal. The class will also take participants through a “personal mapping exercise,” making tangible the experiences of your daily life.

Free tree-pruning workshop – Sat, Nov 1

The Colorado State Forest Service will offer a free tree-pruning workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in Salida. The workshop will include information for private landowners about why, when and how to prune a deciduous tree.