Town Talk for Sept. 10, 2002 |

Town Talk for Sept. 10, 2002

The phone rang, and at other end of Alexander Graham Bell’s favorite invention was one of our non-guy type female acquaintances, dispensing advice on give buying.

It seems that her husband bought her a mood ring the other day. When she’s in a good moodm it turns green. When she’s in a bad mood, it leaves a red mark on his forehead.

Birthday brigade

n Jeri Bortz’s birthday was Monday, and we’re sorry we missed it, although Princess P did not. You’ll find Jeri in the general vicinity of Dig It landscaping, or enjoying the fine dining at the Gore Range Brewery.

n Lise-Lotte Kristensen will be in the Eagle-Vail and Edwards neighborhoods, wish her a happy birthday, then create some happiness for her.

Scum Alert

Tonya’s black pickup truck was one of several vehicles broken into Saturday as they were parked at trailheads in this area. Tonya had a backpack and wallet stolen by some missing link who took a crowbar to her back window. As it turns out, that was the thieves less-than-subtle method of gaining entry into most of these vehicles. Hunters, hikers and other outdoors lovers need to be heads up. There are scoundrels about.

Good Samaritan Alert

Carol found a key ring with about 15 or 20 keys on it, and are obviously someone’s life, and wants to give them back. She accidentally picked them up on a store’s counter and stuck them in her purse. One looks like a large car key, and a couple others warn you not to duplicate them. We have there here at the Vaily Daily. If you can identify them, you can have “em back.

Drop in volleyball in Avon

You too can set, spike and sweat. Drop in volleyball will be held on Tuesday evenings at Avon Elementary School, 7-9 p.m., Sept. 10 through Dec. 17. Cost is $3 per person. Call the Avon Recreation Center at 748-4060 or 748-8293, or visit

Avon Dolphins Swim Team

The good folks at the Avon Rec. Center are taking registrations for the year-round Avon Dolphins swim team. The fall Season begins Sept. 9, and practices will run Monday through Friday from 4-5 p.m. They have a bunch of scheduling and pass options to suit any level of interest. To register, or find out more about joining the Avon Dolphins swim team, call 748-4060.

Story Hour in Vail

Every Tuesday and every Wednesday are story hour days at the Vail Library. Toddler story hour is 10-11 a.m. and Preschool story hour is 11-12 p.m. Join us for arts and crafts, finger plays, rhymes, songs, dancing and, of course, stories! Please call Ann at 479-2186 for more information. They’re also doing a special story hour for 9/11 on Wednesday, featuring local police and firefighters.

Ballroom brilliance

Instructor Patricia Riggins brings her 25 years of professional dance experience to this dance course offered at the Avon Recreation Center. She will teach the fox trot, waltz, swing, cha cha, and the rumba during a 10-week class. Couples are recommended, but singles are welcome. It’s Sundays from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., and the advanced session will be held on Sundays from 7:45 to 9:00 p.m. Sessions begin Sept. 22, and will run through Nov. 24. It costs $90 per person or $165 per couple. Call 748-4060, 748-8293 or go to

Free food alert

The September Business After Hours Mixer will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18 between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Maverick Flooring in Avon. Maverick Flooring is at the north end of the AAA Storage building on Metcalf Road. The mixer will feature The I’s Have It Trio, door prizes and other amazing stuff. Call 949-5306.

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