Summer Reading, Movies on Tap for Season
The Saguache Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is off to a roaring start as Penny-the-Librarian (pictured, back) gets student engaged in summer educational programs. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World!” and that’s exactly what was happening in Saguache Today.
The summer season is underway and that means a little extra leisure time for most residents in Saguache Today. If getting some great summer reading in is on your list, then hit up the book section at the Blue Earth Mercantile Thrift. The non-profit organization is having a book sale at 25 cents for paperback books and 50 cents for hard covers. And the selection is spilling off the shelves, for now. You can find them at 404 4th Street in Downtown Saguache.
“The Pirates” Take Downtown Saguache Captive
The “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” is playing this weekend (June 16-18) in downtown Saguache, at Cozy Castle Cinema. This film, which is rated PG-13, is the next in the series, starring Captain Jack Sparrow, aka Johnny Depp.
About the movie, thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle. Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy.
The Cozy Castle Cinema in downtown Saguache.
Showtimes are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices are $7 with children 3 and under free. The Cozy Castle Cinema is located at 403 4th St, in downtown Saguache. 719-221-4159.
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Father’s Day Pig Roast in The Park!
Sunday is Father’s Day, so how about treating your Pop to a day in the park, complete with some tasty BBQ and good old-fashioned story telling. Join the Friends of the Saguache County Library at their annual “Hogs & Hot Air” event on Sunday, June 17 at Otto Mears Park in Saguache, Colorado.
Last year’s “Hogs and Hot Air” drew a good crowd for some good food and incredible stories. Photo: Colorado Trust, Arden Trewartha
The fun starts at 5 p.m. with local families and friend gathering around to talk about what Saguache was like growing up in the 1930s ad 40s. Some of your favorites old-timers, along with a few more they’ve been able to coax out with some delicious BBQ will be there to talk about the old days and pass along some local history.
Please contact the library at 719-655-2551. Or just stop by and share your story at the Community Building during the FREE PIG roast dinner which starts at 5 p.m.
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