THURSDAY—OCT. 31

HALLOWEEN STREET CLOSURE

THURS. OCT. 31 (2:30-5 p.m.) The Trinidad Police Dept. has advised us that due to the Downtown Safe Trick or Treat Street event for kids, Main Street to Chestnut, and Commercial Street to Cedar will be closed and there will be no parking in these areas. Info: Courtney Festi, 719-846-2993, ext. 214.

SAFE TRICK OR TREAT STREET

THURS. OCT. 31 (3-5 p.m.) First National Bank hosts the annual Safe Trick or Treat Street for kids on Main and Commercial Streets. Costume Contest will be held at the First National Bank, 100 E. Main St. at 5 p.m. Info: 719-846-9881.

TRUNK OR TREAT NIGHT

THURS. OCT. 31 (4-6 p.m.) Fisher’s Peak Community Church is hosting free food, fun and treats for kids and families at the Fairgrounds on N. Linden St. Info: 719-846-6018.

Today’s Quote

“Cherish all your happy

moments;

they make a

fine cushion

for old age.”

~Booth Tarkington

WEEKEND—NOV. 1-3

AMERICAN LEGION

FRI. (6 p.m.) The Trinidad American Legion meets 1st Fridays at Ft. Wootton, 204 S. Chestnut. Info: Commander David Walker, 719-679-2959.

COMMUNITY COFFEE CHATS

SAT. NOV. 2 (9-11 a.m.) The community is invited to the election-info event that  meets today with city council candidate Jay Gonzales at Moose’s Social Club, 308 W. Main St. Coffee and pastries provided. No personal attacks, slander or negativity will be allowed. Info: 719-216-3517.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

SUN. NOV. 3: BACK TO NORMAL! Daylight Saving Time changes back at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour on Saturday night.

PUBLIC SERVICE

LIBRARY FOOD BASKET DRIVE

The Carnegie Public Library is seeking non-perishable food or cash donations for their 6th annual Thanksgiving Food Basket drive for local families in need. Please drop off at the front desk. Info: 719-846-6841.

FNB FOOD DRIVE

DROP OFF FOOD DONATIONS UNTIL FRI. NOV. 22: This is the perfect opportunity to “SHARE & GIVE BACK” to your community. Any Thanksgiving dinner items can be taken to the First National Bank’s Walmart Branch, 2921 Toupal Dr. Info: 719-846-6360.

TOURISM BOARD GRANTS

FRI. NOV. 1 – SAT. NOV. 30: The City of Trinidad Tourism Board will accept Grant Applications for advertising and marketing of area tourism events. Info: marty.hackett@trinidad.co.gov

BOOKS & MORE

FRI. NOV. 1 (11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) Senior Citizens Day at the Carnegie Library Bookstore, 132 N. Commercial. Most items are 50 percent off. Info: 719-846-6840. Proceeds support the Library.

FREE HIV & HEPATITIS TESTING

WEDS. NOV. 6 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) The Southern Colorado Health Collaborative in conjunction with Las Animas-Huerfano County Health Dept. is giving free, confidential HIV and HCV testing by appointment or walk-in at the facility, 412 Benedicta Ave. Results in 20 minutes. Appointments and info: Jennifer Moor, 720-951-2693.

PUBLIC MEETING

MON. NOV. 11 (1-3 p.m.) Interested persons are invited to the 2018 Farm Bill CRP General Signup Informational Meeting to discuss what changes will be affecting stakeholders who own and/or operate cropland in the Lower Arkansas Watershed at the Johns Rawlings Heritage Center, 560 Bent Ave. Las Animas, Colo. RSVP due Nov. 8 at bit.ly/NovCRPMeeting. Or call Cathy Garcia at 719-543-1324 or email Cathy_garcia@gardner.senate.gov  

CORAZON CALL FOR ARTISTS

WEDS. NOV. 13 (10a.m.-5 p.m.) Entries are due at the Corazon Gallery for the all-medium “Holiday Gala” Art Show to run thru Jan. 10, at 149 E. Main St. Info: 719-846-0207.

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