GOP: The forest’s friend
The Eagle County Republicans are hosting an educational talk on Forest Health and the Threat of Wildfire, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Manor Vail. Colorado State Forester Jim Hubbard will be the featured guest speaker. He has served as State Forester of Colorado since 1984, and has served in several leadership positions at both the state and national level, including a term as chair of Governor Bill Owens’ Wildland Urban Interface Working Group. He’s the past president of the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and continues to represent NASF as Legislative Committee Chair and as the states liaison to the National Fire Plan. The event is free and refreshments will be provided. RSVP Ron Howell at 949-5054.
Great big garage sale
Habitat for Humanity representing both Eagle and Lake Counties will be holding a series of garage sales every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Castle Drive in Eagle (turn south at the Colorado State Patrol Building and follow signs to our warehouse). they have stuff like you wouldn’t believe. We’re talking top notch both new and slightly used home and construction supplies and furnishings donated from some of the area’s best builders, hotels and homes. Many items will be offered for free in the last hour of the sale. Habitat for Humanity is seeking most construction and home items in good condition for donation. (Sorry, no clothing). They need volunteers to help. Call 904-0417 to make arrangements for pick-ups, drop offs or to sign up to volunteer.
Himalayan Hum along
Unity of the Mountains is sponsoring-on Sunday, June 29, an evening of Himalayan/Mount Shasta transformation healing music. The concert will include New Age/World Beat music, classical Indian reggae, Nepali folk music and group sing-along. Expect to be impressed and transformed.
Anton Mizerak, a composer, performs on harmonica and synthesizers.- Anton lives in Mount Shasta and writes his music in nature, believing that our organic experience of sun, wind, water, snow and earth, transmitted through music, can be a valuable nurturing and healing experience.
Performing with Anton will be-Manose, a bansuri (bamboo flute) player from Katmandu, Nepal, who won the 1995 Radio Nepal Classical Instrumental Music Award.- Manose has become the top touring Nepali flautist in the world.-
Unity of the Mountains, a Practical Christianity church, meets Sundays at 5:30 PM at the Avon Public Library.-
Call Rev. Don Bissett at 390-7377 or Sally Peterson at 476-0713, for more information.
Betty wants you
The Betty Ford Alpine Gardens are open and stunning. Go there and enjoy beautiful plant life. If you genuflect sufficiently, they might even sell you some and tell you how to keep it alive. The wonderful Alpine Garden folks need a few more volunteers just like you. Give “em a call at 476-2796.