Local Briefs

CPR, first-aid class to be held Jan. 12

An American Red Cross CPR and first-aid class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in the American Red Cross facility, 1911 Main Ave.

For more information and to register, call Robin Duffy-Wirth at 946-5580.

AARP driver-safety program to be held

An AARP Driver Safety Program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in the Pine Room of the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.

The classroom refresher course will be especially designed for drivers age 50 and older.

Auto-insurance discounts are available in most states through an insurance agent. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers.

To register, call Lois O’Dell at 259-5589.

Vallecito Nordic to host demo days

Vallecito Nordic will host a demo day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 13 on the Vallecito Nordic Trail System at Madden’s Corner, which is about 300 yards from the trailhead.

Demo ski equipment and instruction will be held at 10:30 a.m., noon, and 1:30 p.m. An ID is needed to demo ski equipment. A kids’ ski race will be held at noon, and a snowshoe-racing clinic will be held at 1 p.m. A gumbo and chili contest also will be held.

In addition, a wax clinic will be offered in the late afternoon Jan. 12 at Back Country Experience, 1205 Camino del Rio.

Herald Staff