It is still summer time so that means there are more workshops at Dewey Dabbles in Eagle. Parents can drop off their kids at any time during the day to work on some fun projects. Thursday, participants will get acrylics and chalkboard paint out to paint wood signs ($15 per sign). Friday, glass is back and there will be a glass project table all day. We have a variety of sizes and projects, and once again, parents get to choose the price! On Monday, participants will paint pictures on canvas paper and bubble the background. Tuesday, everyone will have a choice of painting pottery, glass or sign making. On Wednesday, Aug. 8, Deweys will open later, at 3 p.m.Workshop ideas are optional. If you just want to come in and paint, that is great, too!Dewey Dabbles summer hours are Monday through Friday, open by 10 a.m., and Saturday/Sunday open by 11 a.m.
Rainbow Trail Day Camp at First Lutheran Church in Gypsum will be held Monday, Aug. 6, through Thursday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m. each day. This is for kids entering kindergarten through fifth grade. The cost is $55 per child for the four days. “It’s All About Grace” is this year’s theme and is being offered as a partnership with Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp. Trained Rainbow Trail staff will join adults from the First Lutheran Church in Gypsum congregation and the Methodist Church of Eagle to provide a unique experience for your child(ren) to grow in his/her faith. There will be a program on Thursday evening, Aug. 9, for families and friends. Contact Mellissa for more information: email@example.com or 471-5853.
• ShowDown Town, Eagle’s popular Thursday night free concert series returns tonight, Aug. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Eagle Town Park. Pack up a picnic basket and a cooler and head out to hear the music of Markus James and Mamadou Sidibe, and enjoy an evening with your neighbors. The series continues on Thursday nights through Aug. 9. Watch the Enterprise for details about the featured performers.• Justine Sheehy of Eagle and Sasha Pickslay of Gypsum made the Dean’s List of Distinction and Emily Lorenzi of Eagle made the Dean’s Honor Roll at the University of Northern Colorado for the spring semester. Those named to the Dean’s List earned a GPA of 3.75 or higher and those named to the Honor Roll earned a GPA of 3. 5 or higher. Congratulations!• The Eagle All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio transmitter located at an elevation just below 11,000 feet near Eagle began broadcasting on July 19. The radio frequency is 162.450 Megahertz on the Weather Band, the power output is 100 watts and the station ID is WZ-2518.
Hospice of the Valley, a division of HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley, will offer a 12-week workshop in Edwards to help those who have had a significant emotional loss of any kind. “This is an action program specifically designed to help people move beyond the losses in their life, which can mean learning how to cope with a divorce, loss of a home or the death of a loved one,” said Celynn McClarrinon, LSW, who is a certified Grief Recovery Specialist. “People often say that you have to let go and move on in your life, but they don’t tell you specifically what you need to do to accomplish that. We give you the steps to heal from a loss.”McClarrinon is a graduate of the nationally recognized Grief Recovery Method and is a student of John W. James and Russell Friedman, founders of The Grief Recovery Institute and authors of The Grief Recovery Handbook.The class begins Monday, Aug. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Edwards Interfaith Chapel at 32138 U.S. Highway 6 in Edwards. The cost is $60 and all proceeds go to providing hospice care in Eagle County.Hospice of the Valley, a division of HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley, is the only nonprofit provider who serves the terminally ill and their families in the Roaring Fork, Colorado, and Eagle River Valleys. The mission of the organization is to prevent and relieve suffering and promote quality of life for patients in home care and hospice. For additional information, contact Markey Butler at (970) 927-6656 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Colorado State Patrol Women’s Resource Network has partnered with Food Bank of the Rockies to stop hunger and they encourage residents across Colorado to join in the fight. Since 1978, Food Bank of the Rockies has distributed food and essential items, including 39.4 million pounds in 2011, to families in need. To continue serving those in need, FBR and the Colorado State Patrol are asking for the assistance of residents statewide.Items of need include paper towels, bath tissue, toiletries, canned goods and monetary donations. All contributions will help in providing necessities to families within Colorado communities. To make a donation in person, drop off items at a Colorado State Patrol Troop office. In Eagle, the office is located at 714 Castle Drive. To find other troop offices, visit www.csp.state.co.us and click on the tab labeled “Contact Us.” The CSP’s Women’s Resource Network and Food Bank of the Rockies also have created a virtual food drive, which allows participants to donate online. To make a donation and to learn more about the fight against hunger, visit http://www.foodbankrockies.org/goto/ColoradoStatePatrol.Food-drive donations will be accepted through Sept. 2.