Breckenridge Nature Series presents Bear Aware Aug. 31 |

Breckenridge Nature Series presents Bear Aware Aug. 31

Welcome to Community Notes, where the Summit Daily offers a brief wrapup of happenings in and around Summit County. If you would like something mentioned in this space, send a description or fax (970) 668-0755.Breckenridge Nature Series presents Bear AwareAug. 31BRECKENRIDGE – Black bears are preparing for winter by eating nearly 20,000 calories a day. Find out what you can do to keep black bears out of trash and out of trouble during “Bear Aware,” a Breckenridge Nature Series presentation.Join naturalist Peg Alig and Colorado Division of Wildlife Bear Aware volunteer Gail Marshal to learn about black bear natural history and feeding habits 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Blue River Plaza.There will be information from the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the Breckenridge Nature Series and more. This program is free and designed for all ages.For information or to pre-register for programs, contact Peg Alig at the BOEC, (970) 453-6422 ext. 19, Or visit or andparenting support group availableDenny and Sheila Linn are starting a support group for all families that are open to the values of attachment parenting, nonviolence, parenting for peace, justice, creativity, empathetic listening, care for the earth, minimal television and inclusivity. English and Spanish families and all ages are welcome. Times and dates will be determined. Call the Linns at (970) 476-9235 for more information.Breck’s Summer Sales Days Saturday through MondayBRECKENRIDGE – The town of Breckenridge will hold Summer Sales Days Saturday through Monday. Merchants are encouraged to display merchandise outdoors within the guidelines of the town’s Outdoor Display of Merchandise Ordinance. For specifics on the ordinance, visit and click on the Town Code On-line link under Building Our Community. The ordinance title is 9: 09-07. Call Kim DiLallo at (970) 453-3187 for more information.CMC to host Leadville flight seminarLEADVILLE – The Colorado Mountain College Leadville campus will host an FAA-sponsored flight safety program at 7 p.m. Sept. 4. Topics will include temporary flight restrictions, runway incursions and instrument flight training in the mountains.Art Holveck, a flight instructor from Breckenridge, will be the featured speaker, with Todd Vangen, tower supervisor at Eagle County Airport, as special guest. The program will run for two hours. Meet in room 135 of building 100 at the Leadville campus. Call the Leadville Airport at (719) 486-2627 for more information.Summit Chamber to hold mixer Sept. 10FRISCO – The Summit County Chamber of Commerce’s September mixer is set for Sept. 10 at High Country Cleaning, 719 Ten Mile Drive, Frisco.It will be co-hosted by Floors & Moore and Krystal 93. Enjoy food and drink from Tuscato restaurant and Backcountry Brewery in Frisco from 5:30-7:30 p.m.Admission is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. For information, call (970) 668-2051.

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