Durango announces holiday schedule
The city of Durango announces its Memorial Day schedule:
City administrative offices will be closed, including Durango City Hall, River City Hall, Durango Police Station and Substation, Durango Transit Center, Durango-La Plata County Airport offices, Greenmount Cemetery and the Durango Parks & Recreation offices.
The Durango Community Recreation Center will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mason Center and Chapman Hill will be closed.
Durango Public Library and all its branches will be closed.
Commercial trash and recycling pickup will occur as scheduled with all drop-off locations open.
The Durango Recycling Center will be closed.
Residential trash and recycling that is regularly serviced Monday will be picked up Tuesday. Residential curbside recycling will be picked up June 4.
Durango Transit and the Trolley will run regular schedules on all routes. The parking window in the Transit Center will be closed.
Downtown parking meters will be free.
Mancos State Park features summer events
Mancos State Park will host these events:
The Butterflies program will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The program will meet each Saturday through the summer. Participants should meet at Chicken Creek trailhead. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Nets will be provided.
The WILD Games program will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the amphitheater. The program also will meet every Saturday throughout the summer. Participants will play games about wildlife and their habitat.
The Assortment will perform a concert from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the amphitheater.
A Discover Nature for Toddlers series will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. beginning June 7 through Aug. 30. The program is for children ages 3 to 5.
For more information, visit www.parks.state.co.us and click on the calendar page, call 533-7065 or 882-2213.
Safetytown openings for 5- to 7-year-olds
Space is available in the Safetytown program for children 5 to 7 years old. The program will take place from 9 a.m. to noon June 11-21.
The program teaches safety lessons about fire, pedestrian-traffic rules and more.
The cost is $35 and scholarships are available. Registration forms are available at the Durango Police Department, 990 East Second Ave.
Space also is available for teenagers to volunteer as aides. Hours volunteered can count toward Durango High School graduation requirements.
For more information, call 759-9163.