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Discovery museum announces events

The Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio, will host these events:

Carver Brewing Co. will sponsor Trivia Night from 6 to 8 p.m. today. The cost is $7 or $5 for members and includes food, beer and questions.

The StudioLab 2012 project is under way. Mike Ellis will lead a workshop about adding audio to animations and troubleshooting from 5 to 6 p.m. today in the Powerhouse. These short animations may become an entry in the museum’s Inside-the-Box Short Film Festival on Aug. 24.

For more information, visit www.durangodiscovery.org or call 259-9234.

Durango announces July 4 schedule

This is the city of Durango’s schedule for the Fourth of July holiday:

City administrative offices will be closed, including City Hall, River City Hall, Durango Police Station and substation, Durango Transit Center, the administrative office at the airport, Greenmount Cemetery and the Parks & Recreation administrative offices.

The Durango Community Recreation Center will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chapman Hill will be closed from Wednesday through July 8.

The Mason Center will be closed, including gymnastics classes and open gyms, from Monday through July 8.

The Durango Public Library and all branches will be closed.

Commercial and residential trash and recycling pickup will occur as normally scheduled with all drop-off locations open. The Durango Recycle Center will be closed.

Because of dangerous fire conditions, the fireworks display has been canceled.

Parking meters will be free in the downtown area.

Water negotiations will be topic of meeting

The Bureau of Reclamation, city of Farmington and Navajo Nation will continue negotiations about a proposed operations agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline, which is part of the Animas-La Plata Project, at a negotiation meeting at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Bureau of Reclamation, Four Corners Construction Office, 2200 Bloomfield Highway in Farmington.

The operations agreement will set terms and conditions that are determined to be necessary for delivery of water through the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline.

All negotiations are open to the public as observers, and the public will have the opportunity to ask questions and offer comments during a 30-minute comment period after the negotiation session.

For more information, visit www.usbr.gov/uc/wcao/index.html under “Current Focus,” visit Ryan Christianson at 835 East Second Ave., Suite 300 in Durango, call 385-6590 or email rchristianson@usbr.gov.

Benefit at The Summit will honor Rich Meyer

A benefit to honor Rich Meyer will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at The Summit, 600 Main Ave.

Meyer died after a sudden and short battle with cancer on Dec. 16, 2011. He was 34. The fundraiser will help pay medical and final expenses. Donations of silent auction items and monetary donations will be accepted to help his wife, Jenna Meyer.

To make a donation, call Maurice Perrmann at 259-0898 or nadiaandmoe@msn.com by today. To make a monetary donation, visit any branch of the First National Bank of Durango and make a deposit to the Rich Meyer Memorial Fund.

DMR announces recreational programs

Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort will hold these programs:

The Backcountry Experience Firecracker 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at DMR. People may participate in a 5K run or hike, or participate in the free family 1-Mile Fun Run. There will be giveaways, prizes, food and music. To register, visit www.active.com. For more information, call 247-5830

Dante’s Summer Concert sponsored by Ska Brewing with live music by A-Dub will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. July 6 at Dante’s, located on the backside of the mountain.

For more information, visit www.skipurg.com/events.

Herald Staff

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