July Happenings – Music, Job Opportunity, Canned Goods and More

Hello Mermaids! We’re officially into summer now and July is right around the corner! Here are some fun things to do around Rifle this month and some news from other Mermaids:

SAVE THE DATE! Our next Mermaid gathering will be at the gracious Shelley Aibner’s home on Wednesday July 22nd. She is planning a special summer activity! More information coming soon.

Volunteer with the Mermaids at the Lemonade Stand on Thursday July 23rd from 4-8pm at Rifle’s Farmers’ Market. Please contact Anna if you can come or just show up! 970-618-9657

Sue Stockman has plenty of canned goods available still available from her booth at the Farmers’ Market. If you are interested in stocking up on these homemade goodies, please contact Sue @ 625-2690.

Geneva has shared the following job openings at Habitat for Humanity. Please note: you must apply by July 7th! 

  • PT Volunteer Coordinator
    Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley is looking for a dynamic individual to lead our volunteer program. The position is responsible for the recruiting, scheduling, and educating volunteers for our home building job-sites as well as our ReStores. Showing appreciation for the volunteers and getting their input is key to building last volunteer relationships. Self-motivation, detail orientation and good organizational skills are a must; leadership experience recommended. PT position, 15-25 hours a week $18/hr+ depending on experience. Email cover letter and resume to Habitat.employment@gmail.com by July 7th.
  • PT Family Services Engagement Specialist
    Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley is looking for a dynamic and caring individual to lead our family services program. This position is responsible for guiding partner families through the home ownership process requiring consistent communication with partner families, applicants and family advocates. Track sweat equity hours, facilitate first-time home buyer education and financial education classes, lead the family selection application process annually. Experience working in the non-profit sector directly with low-income clients is recommended. Self-motivation, detail orientation and good organizational skills a must. PT position, 10-20 hours a week, more during family selection process, $18/hr+ depending on experience. Email cover letter and resume to Habitat.employment@gmail.com by July 7th.

Other July Happenings: (also follow our calendar for up-to-date changes)

July 3rd – First Friday Art Opening at BookCliffs Art Center – This month come check out the dreamy visions of local oil painter, Sara Gallagher! Live music, catered eats, good drinks, great company, wonderful art!! Event is from 5-8pm at the Stone House top of 16th Street in Rifle.

July 3rd – Centennial Concert Series : Symphony and Fireworks – Symphony begins at 6:00 with Fireworks after dark.

July 4th – Cash’d Out Live at The Ute Theater 7:30-10pm. Don’t miss the #1 Johnny Cash Tribute band “Cash’d Out” during their North American Tour. The Johnny and June Carter Cash sound is revived with this incredible act, coming to Rifle for a special July 4th performance. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance at City Market or TicketsWest.com.

July 9th – Hilltop Summer Concert Series presents BoneTree from 6-8 for free at the Bookcliffs Art Center (Stone House top of 16th Street in Rifle).

July 9th – Jason Eady at the New Ute Events Center at 7:30. Jason is a can’t miss American country music singer and guitarist. He is regarded as an important figure in the subgenre of Texas country music, a form of “classic country” bent upon returning the music to its historic singer-songwriter roots. Buy tickets in advance at TicketFly.com.

July 23rd – Hilltop Concert Series Presents Front Porch Pickers free from 6-8pm at the Bookcliffs Art Center.

Every Thursday – Rifle’s Farmers’ Market from 4-8pm at the 2nd Street Lot on Railroad Avenue in Rifle. Follow the Facebook page for more information!

If you have events or things you want to share with the Mermaids, please email them to Anna at anna@blueeyesdesigns.com. Thanks!


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  1. Also happening on July 11th – Christmas in July – A backyard art party at 413 east 3rd St. Rifle (our back yard).Please join us for our Backyard Art Party featuring artists: HR Design – Helen Rogers, Zoe Life Soapworks – Donna Roberts , Sara Gallagher , The Cracked Pot – Garrick and Misty Frontella and Rock Mason. We will have pottery, paintings, soap, prints, natural skin care products, scarves, jewelry, garden art, fabric art and so much more.
    Stop by to shop and visit any time between 3-9 pm for open studio.
    Join us for appetizer’s and wine from 6-9:00 pm. Feel free to bring a dish and your favorite bottle of wine to share. We welcome instruments of any kind for sharing song and dance around the fire. Questions – call Misty 970-948-5362.

  2. Hello, and thank you for the wonderful updates this month!! Exciting happenings this July.. I wanted to mention just two more!

    July 9th 6-8:30pm- Splendor Mountian Spa presents “Splendor Sessions: Art Expressions, an evening of Mixed Media Collaging!” Taught by yours truly, for $30 this 2.5 hour workshop will teach you to broaden your crafting resources by ‘painting without paint’ and you’ll go home with your hand-made wall hanging that night! Plus, you will be served dinner, wine, and will be serenaded by the beautiful sounds of my lovely partner, Jacob Aranda.
    Contact Rebekah at (970) 945-7454 to sign up!
    Please contact me if you have any questions. 🙂
    (Our mermaids Dana and Angela attended last month–ask em how it went!)

    July 11th – “Christmas in July” a backyard art party hosted at the Frontellas! From 3-9pm showcasing 6 of your local artist! Food, wine, music, fire, ART.

    Hope to see you all soon!!

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