Local progressive and former state Senate candidate Claudette Konola has reserved the Gunnison Shelter at Canyon View Park from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on September 16 for a progressive community picnic get-together to discuss progressive issues and meet some progressive candidates. The Gunnison Shelter is the one near the awesome playground on the west side of the park. Representatives will be there from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, One Colorado, Colorado West Pride, Conservation Colorado, Western Colorado Congress, CIRC, HAP and NARAL. Jared Polis, Democratic candidate for Governor, has tentatively agreed to attend, depending on his scheduling. Joe Salazar, candidate for Attorney General, has confirmed his participation. There may also be a candidate for CD3. There will be have some music to enjoy. Mark your calendar for this event!