SHOW ENDS THIS WEEKEND! COME LOOK NOW! AUGUST ARTIST: NICOLE DESIMONE | Women of Stone and Other Alluring Images | August 1st – 30th Woody Creek Community Center’s Artist of the Month is painter Nicole DeSimone. Nicole receieved her Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and has studied at the Atlanta College of Art in Atlanta, The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. She nows lives in Aspen, and has created a body of work that shows her mastery in oils. The show features mostly oils on panel, but also a few surprises of graphite and gesso on corrugated cardboard. The show runs August 1 through August 30th.

WOODY CREEK CAUCUS MEETING | Thursday, August 28th | 6:30pm The Caucus meets on the final Thursday of each month at the Woody Creek Community Center at 6:30pm. Details on upcoming meetings can be obtained by visitng the new caucus website or emailing

LAST CHANCE! AMERICANA MUSIC SERIES WITH HOT EAGLE | Saturday August  30th | 12-2pm Come to WC3 for live music on relaxing Saturday afternoons in August! Hot Eagle performs traditional American folk music alongside original songs. A musical supergroup of sorts, Hot Eagle melds ace touring songwriters Sam Moss and Alison May with Aspen’s own Jackson Emmer. Bandleaders Sam Moss and Alison May are both graduates of the Berklee School of Music in Boston, MA. Their masterful compositions and command of American country rhythms keep the music danceable at every turn. From Hank to Howlin’ Wolf, Chet to Chuck Berry, this band consistently delivers.This series is a part of the Americana Music Series by Justice Snows’s. Hot Eagle will also perform as the house band at Justice Snow’s on Wednesdays and Sundays in August. 

ART OPENING: MIKE OTTE, “PLEIN AIRE & PORTRAITS” | Friday, September 5th | 5-7pm Come see our monthly art show by local artist Mike Otte. Mike Otte is an oil painter and resident artist at the Red Brick Center for the Arts, in Aspen, Colorado. He lives in Brush Creek, near Aspen, Colorado. He paints in oil and acrylic on canvas and adds epoxy resin to create optical nuances.The artist pursues two different streams of expression related to subject matter. His work has taken voice in traditional land and seascapes. But there is another voice is ever present and jumps out in contemporary nonrepresentational and evocative forms. Mike has exhibited works locally in both the juried and open venues at the Aspen Art Museum, the Community Bank in Aspen, the American National Bank in Aspen, the Snowmass Villa Visitor Center, the Gorilla Gallery in Aspen, the Rail Car Studio in Woody Creek, Aspen Chapel Gallery, and Snowmass Chapel, Snowmass Villa Visitor Center.  Mike maintains an open studio at the Red Brick Art Center. Show runs September 1st through 30th.

JUST ANNOUNCED! CONNECT FOR COLORADO HEALTH INFORMATION | Saturday, September 6th | 10am-12pm Yolanda Thierfelder, Pitkin County’s representative with Connect for Health Colorado will be at WC3 this Saturday to provide information on how to sign up for health insurance through the new policies current with the Affordable Care Act. She will be offering individual guidance and informational pamphlets, and walking through examples of how to take advantage of the federal tax subsidies when buying health insurance!

OPEN DOCTORS HOURS | TBD IN SEPTEMBER | 9:00-11:00am When is the last time you saw a doctor? Have you been needing a checkup? Are you uninsured, or can’t afford a doctor’s visit? Come to The Neighborhood Clinic for FREE Doctors Hours. A skilled doctor and nurse will be here to offer checkups, screenings, referrals, and more. We are eager to answer all your health-related questions, and give you suggestions for how to improve and manage your health and well-being. This event is accessible to people with disabilities.

BACKGAMMON TOURNAMENT! Sunday, September 14th | 6:00 Instructional Period, 6:30 Tournament Begins! Come show off your expertise or learn to play backgammon! There will be an instructional period at 6:00pm to brush up on your skills. The tourney will start at 6:30pm SHARP! All you need is a $5 minimum donation buy-in for a chance to win a WC3 Membership and WC3 swag, as well as your name on the Winner’s Board! Prove to us that backgammon is a game of strategy, not luck! There will be food and drinks available from the cafe. RSVP to walk-ins welcome! Hosted by Courtney Schorr & Aspen PLAY. LAST WINNER: RYNE JOHNSON! CONGRATULATIONS

KIDS MOVIE NIGHT & POTLUCK: TBD | Saturday, September 20th | 6:00pm Come to WC3 for Kid’s Movie Night and Potluck. WC3 provides the main course (organic pizza!!) as well as popcorn. Please brings sides and desserts! We will set up the back room with couches and pillows, and use the large format projector to screen the movie. MOVIES SELECTED BY POPULAR DEMAND! PLEASE SEND SUGGESTIONS TO EMILY@WOODYC3.ORG

WOODY CREEK CAUCUS MEETING | Thursday, September 25th | 6:30pm The Caucus meets on the final Thursday of each month at the Woody Creek Community Center at 6:30pm. Details on upcoming meetings can be obtained by visitng the new caucus website or emailing

CREEKFEST! Saturday, September 27th | MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW! Start getting excited!


CRAFTERNOON | Wednesdays | 3:30pm Come for free arts & crafts! Led by Emily Taylor, who received her Fine Arts degree from Pomona College, and Courtney Schorr, or Aspen P.L.A.Y. Let’s improve our fine motor skills in a fun way! All ages welcome! Children under 5 should be accompanied by a helpful parent! Everyone welcome. Free, $2 suggested donation for non-members! Teens and adults welcome as well! This month we will paint our own birdhouses, create locker/door decorations, and do some leaf rubbings!


MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL! Mondays | 7pm Check out the schedule at ESPN’s website here: We will pull down the screen and light it up on the projector. Featuring Ilse’s famous chili and Emily’s infamous wings! Sept 8th: Giants vs. Lions || Sept 15th: Eagles vs. Colts || Sept 22nd: Bears vs. Jets || Sept 29th: Patriots vs. Chiefs

THE CROWLIN’ FERLIES | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd | 7:00-9:30pm Each Tuesday night Woody Creek Community Center will feature live music. The Ferlies are a big ol’ Celtic/Old Time/Bluegrass Band. Members include valley locals Trevor Mountjoy, Sandy Munro, Tammie Lane, April Moon, Don Paine, and Steve Johnson. If you are a fan of traditional Irish music, this night is for you! For more info about The Crowlin’ Ferlies - click here

THUNDERCLAW & FRIENDS | TUESDAYS, Sept. 9th & 23rd | 7:00pm – 10:00pm Every other Tuesday, Travis Blair leads Thunderclaw and friends. They play big country, rockabilly, St. Louis infused blues and hippie jazz.

NEW TIME! YOGA WITH RADHA | Wednesdays | 5:15-6:45pm We are pleased to offer a limited series of classes this summer of Sivananda Hatha Yoga. Everybody is welcome, from beginner to intermediate or advanced student. Jan Knight (Radha), who has previously taught yoga therapy at many different locations in the valley, emphasizes use of the breath and relaxation to build strength, stamina and flexibility, and reduce stress, anxiety and injury. Students experience the 12 key positions (asanas) designed to work, stretch and lengthen all the muscle groups of the body. We will meet at WC3 at 5:15pm promptly, on Wednesdays in September. By donation with a minimum of $12.

NEW TIME! OPEN SILENT MEDITATION | WEDNESDAYS | 7:00pm Find your inner peace at the WC3 Wednesday evenings. Beginners welcome. We will do a short reading out loud, and then a 20-25 minute silent meditation. We have extra cushions, but feel free to bring your own! Email to be on the special meditation reminder email list! Usually led by Andrew Scott, M. Div., of the Open Mind Project.