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News briefs: A Taste of Silverton is Saturday!
From Silverton Standard, the place where you can write!
Posted on June 16 2011, 1:58pm by Mark Esper in Local News category
Live music and a showcase of Silverton's finest dining on Blair Street from 5 to 9 p.m.!
 
A Taste of Silverton Saturday!
Local restaurants offer samples of their best creations!
When: 5-9 p.m.
Where: Blair Street
What: Music and lots of great food from Silverton restaurants.
 
 
EPA, stakeholders postpone meeting
The Environmental Protection Agency and Animas River Stakeholders Group have postponed a scheduled town meeting to discuss results of an EPA assessment of whether a cluster of abandoned mines in the Gladstone area qualify for Superfund designation.
The meeting had been scheduled for tonight but is now being tentatively planned for later in July.
The ARSG will have its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 this evening at the old Miners Union Hospital.
 
Jailhouse to rock:
KSJC Thrift Store to 
celebrate opening
The KSJC Jailhouse Thrift Store will be celebrating its grand opening this Sunday, June 19. 
The celebration will occur in the yard of the historic jail at 1264 Blair St. from 5 to 8 p.m. It will feature live music and complementary snacks and libations. The entire community is invited to attend and bring their donations.
 
Cemetery work day at Hillside on Saturday
The 18th annual Silverton Hillside Cemetery Volunteer Work Day will take place on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon. 
“This is an opportunity to help the town of Silverton maintain, restore, and preserve its wonderful heritage,” said volunteer Mary Beaber.
Suggested tools to bring: (put your name on them) limb loppers, hand-held clippers, shovels, rakes and pruning saws.
 Following the work session, anecdotes of early pioneers buried in Hillside Cemetery will be shared. Bring a sack lunch, eat, and listen! 
 If you are unable to attend but would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Silverton Hillside Cemetery, send your contributions to:  
  Hillside Cemetery Fund,  P.O. Box 115, Silverton, CO 81433
 The cemetery fund is part of the San Juan Historical Society, and is used solely for the maintenance and upkeep of Hillside Cemetery.  
 For more information on the cemetery work day, contact Mary Beaber, 387-5360.
 
Love, war, chocolate
A Theatre Group opens “Arms & the Man,” June 30 for 10 performances running through July 10. 
This comedy by George Bernard Shaw will be presented in the Grand Imperial Hotel Theatre. Performances on June 30, July 1-2 will begin at 7:30 p.m. Matinees on July 3-4 will be at 4 p.m. The theatre will be dark on Tuesday. Performances July 6-9 will begin at 7:30 p.m., with a final matinee on July 10 at 4 p.m. Admission is $15. Children 10 and under are $10. Reservations: (970) 387-5337, or e-mail tickets@atheatregroup.org, or by mail: ATG, P.O. Box 56, Silverton CO 81433. 
Please provide name, a phone number with the date you would like to attend with the number of tickets you need. Your tickets will be held at the door until 15 minutes before the curtain goes up. 
 
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