Feelin’ the love
Even the Titans of Town Talk got confused with all of the Valentine’s options available in the Vail Daily.
Here’s the Real Deal
Ryan Sutter, local Poet Laureate, is helping to pick winning entries in our “Love-Gram” writing contest. This contest welcomes stories, poems, lyrics – whatever moves you – in 100 words or less. There is NO COST to enter, IT’S FREE! Prizes will be awarded to outstanding submissions. Deadline for entries is Feb. 11 at high noon!
On a different front, you can check out the Valentine Love Notes option in our Classified ads section… pay a little, say a lot to your loved or scorned.
Brilliance among us
Loyola University in New Orleans announced its dean’s list for the fall 2002 semester, and Joseph Petrie of Avon is on it.
For the uninitiated, Loyola is a Catholic Jesuit college in The Big Easy, and was established in 1849.
Krispy Kreme kings
Today is the final day if you want to order Krispy Kreme donuts from the esteemed members of the Battle Mountain High School ski team. Call one of the Battle Mountain High School alpinists or Nordicists at 328-2930.
You have until Monday to order your Krispy Kreme from the wonderful folks at Gypsum Creek Middle School, which gives you the opportunity to buy twice as many. They’re $7 a dozen. Call 328-8980.
Charlie Brown lives at Vail Mountain School
The Vail Mountain School theater department is resurrecting the Broadway musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” adapted from Charles Schultz famous comic strip “Peanuts.” The play has been in production since the beginning of January and features two student casts under the direction of Vail Mountain School music teacher Don Watson. The players are accompanied by Vail piano legend Mickey Poage.
It’s at Vail Mountain School at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a matinee performance at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for students and free for pre-schoolers.
Daddy/daughter Valentine Dinner and Dance
Dads and daughters can enjoy a heart-warming evening together at a special dinner dance planned just for them. The dress is semi-formal and dinner and dancing will be included in the price.
It’s 6:30 p.m., Feb. 8 at the Singletree Community Center and costs $20 per couple and $5 for each additional kid.
Call the Avon Recreation Department at 748-4060.
Mardi Gras madness
Invitations to the third annual Mardi Gras Ball have been mailed for the March 1 fund-raiser for St. Clare of Assisi School and Vail Christian High School. Tables for the event book quickly. Tickets are $100 per person or $1200 for a table of l2. The evening includes an exciting live auction, silent auction, dancing and a delicious dinner. The fund-raiser is always a sellout event. If you didn’t receive an invitation and would like to attend, please call Jennifer at 926-8980.
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