June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month. Visit Colorado Animal Rescue at Petco from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3. June 3-4, An Americana Weekend in Rifle, live music, local talent, art auction, picnic, Brickyard and Sunrise Art Park Features Great American Taxi, Jimmy Ibbotson, local talent Ali Paines Family and Friends, Cole Shaffer. Benefits Bookcliffs Council on the Arts. Advance tickets: Brickyard Square, 625-3139. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Scout & Forest Hollow Trails, Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers maintaining two trails overlooking Glenwood Canyon. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., trail riding clinic, H2J Boarding Facility (formerly Aspen Equestrian Estates) Carbondale. Reservations: 948-1002 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wellness/vaccination clinic for dogs and cats, Rifle Animal Shelter. Bring pets health record. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., National Trails Day event, Hanging Lake trail, Glenwood Canyon. 9:30 a.m., circuit Pilates, Glenwood Dance Academy. 945-2717 10 a.m., Colorado Rocky Mountain School graduation, CRMS Barn 10 a.m., free fly-fishing clinics, The Taylor Creek Fly Shop, Basalt. Topics: equipment setup, casting, reading the water, entomology, and more. 927-4374 10 a.m., ABATE, motorcyclists rights organization, Moose Lodge, 133 E. Third St., Rifle. 625-1912, 618-1593 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Touch-A-Truck, Riverside School parking lot, New Castle. 984-3352 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pardon My Garden Clubs 14th annual Plant and Garden Sale, Basalt Library/Caboose. All proceeds donated to other local community garden projects. Music by Twirp Anderson, Cash Cashman and John Sommers. 927-4563 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Figurative Sculpture workshop, Matt Johnson, Carbondale Clay Center, 135 Main St., Carbondale. Registration deadline: May 30. 963-2529. 10:30 a.m., Spring Showcase 2006, Rifle Academy of Dance and Gymnastics, Rifle Middle School auditorium. 625-0551 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Valley Dog Rescue adoptathon, El Jebel Bank of Colorado parking lot. noon, Colorado Yagatta Regatta rafting event, Two Rivers Park, Glenwood Springs. Food, music. Fundraiser for Cooper Corner. 947-1233 noon to 4 p.m, Center for the Arts Gallery open. 945-2414 noon, Beyond Treason: What You dont Know About Your Government Could Kill You free video presentation, Glenwood Springs Public Library basement. Presenters: Citizens for 9/11 Truth. 945-1030 noon, Grand opening benefit for Its all about the Kids Foundation, Shadowshot Motorcycle Works, Hwy. 133, Carbondale, La Fontana Plaza. Live music, food, drinks, beer tent, Ute City cycles bike raffle, bikini bike wash. 1 p.m., matinee performance, The Lion King Dances, Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. 945-2717 1:30 p.m., River Float, Veltus/Kiwanis Park, open to public, age 8 and older. Register by May 30: 927-1290. 2 p.m., etown, hosts Nic and Helen Forrester, KDNK Radio, 88.1 in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Rifle, Silt and New Castle, 88.3 in Aspen and Snowmass Village, 88.5 in Basalt and Redstone. 3 and 5:30 p.m., Card Sparks Free hold em Tournaments, The Hideout, Parachute. 285-9701 4-5 p.m., Nia workshop, Glenwood Centre for Well Being. 928-0445 6 p.m., Stars in Motion, clogging recital, Rifle High School auditorium. Presenters: Western Slope Stompers. 984-2265 6:30 seating begins, Death Trap performance, dinner theater, Ramada Inn. 945-2500 7 p.m., Vegas style Texas hold em, Butchs Smokehouse, 51359 Highway 6, West Glenwood. 945-0605 7:30 p.m., Community Contra Dance, Masonic Lodge, corner of Ninth and Colorado, Glenwood Springs. Live music, caller Spider Vetter. 945-0350 7:30 p.m., A Springtime Performance classical ballet, Danse Arts Theatre Co., Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. 945-2717 8:30 p.m., Dread Clampitt, live music, Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale. 963-3304 9 p.m., Live Latino music, The Shortstop, El Jebel. 963-1289
West Garfield County Landfill open seven days/week, 9 a.m. to 4p.m. 625-2516 Rocky Mountain Martial Arts, Aspen and Basalt: 927-3468 8-11 a.m., Eagles Club breakfast, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs. 945-8333 after 4 p.m. 9 a.m., Zen Buddhist meditation instruction, former Zen Monk John Izzo, Carbondale Yoga Co-op, second floor, Buggy Circle. (970) 389-5181 9:30 a.m., Tibetan Buddhist meditation/dharma talk, Carbondale. 963-2858 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Childrens Miracle Network bike and auto show, Rifle Wal-mart Supercenter. Climbing wall, dunk tank, food, race car simulator. Proceeds to Childrens Miracle Network. 625-9716 10 a.m., Nia workshop, Glenwood Centre for Well Being. 928-0445 12:45 p.m., Mt. Sopris Bridge Club, Glenwood Community Center. 984-2930 1 p.m., matinee performance, The Lion King Dances, Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. 945-2717 1:30 p.m., Rifle Moose Lodge Bingo, 133 E. Third St., Rifle. 625-5508 4 p.m., DivorceCare, divorce/recovery topics, Mountain View Church. 945-8363
World Environment Day, Alpine Banks, refreshments, gifts for those wearing green, cell phone recycling. First aid class, Colorado Rocky Mountain School, Carbondale. 963-2562 Rodeo Bible Camp, June 5-8, Garfield County Fairgrounds 970-319-9453 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, Senior/disabled transportation available. 945-9117, 625-1366 7 a.m, New Castle Lions Club, New Castle Community Center. noon, senior lunch, Castle Valley Ranch Senior Housing, community room. 984-9565 noon, Eagle County Democrat Meet-Up, Bagel Bites, City Market shopping center, El Jebel. 963-9852 5:45 p.m., Needle and I Quilt Guild, Carbondale Senior Housing community room, 1250 Hendrick Drive, west of Highway 133. All interested quilters welcome. 927-4274 6 p.m., mindfulness meditation, above Construction Junction, Carbondale. Instructors: Peter Williams, Ben Heffer. Drop-ins welcome. (970) 209-6780 email@example.com 6:30 p.m., Anusara Yoga Basics, Glenwood Centre for Well Being. 928-0445 7 p.m., The Big Buy: Tom Delays Stolen Congress video presentation, Yampah Mountain High School, 695 Red Mountain Drive, Glenwood Springs. Presenters: The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition. rfpeace.org 7 p.m., Argentine Tango, Masonic Temple building, 901 Colorado Ave. Basic fundamentals, intermediate, practica. No registration required. 945-1494 7 p.m., New Castle Parks/Open Space/Trails Commission. New Castle Town Hall. 984-2311 7 p.m., Vegas style Texas hold em, Butchs Smokehouse, 51359 Highway 6, West Glenwood. 945-0605 7:15 p.m., Needle & I Quilt Guild, Carbondale Senior Housing community room, 1205 Hendrick Drive. Group dinner at Mi Casita (580 Main St., Carbondale) at 5:45 p.m. 7:30 p.m., Scotch Doubles eight-ball pool tournament, The Shortstop, El Jebel. 963-1299
7 a.m., Linx Business Networking Group, Roaring Fork Land Co., Basalt. Visitors welcome. 945-8812. 7 a.m., Glenwood Lions Club, Ramada Inn. 945-9558 9 a.m., Rifle MOPS meeting, Rocky Mountain Baptist Church, West Rifle. Child care provided. 625-4931 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays/ Thursdays, free low-impact aerobics, Midvalley Seniors at Valley Pines, Basalt. Lunch served. RSVP: 927-6430. 10:30 a.m., story time, Town Center Booksellers, Basalt. 927-2665 noon, senior lunch, CMC Blake campus, Glenwood Springs and Rifle Senior Center. 945-9117 (Glenwood), 625-1366 (Rifle) noon, The French Circle, French language lovers, CMC Blake Center, Room 2E, Glenwood Springs. noon, Basalt Talk, Old Pond Park, Two Rivers Road, Basalt. Informal chat with Mayor Leroy Duroux. 1 p.m., Anvil Points Quilt Guild, Lovell Building, #200, Fourth St., Rifle. Speaker: Cindee Koptman, trunk show. 876-2493 3-5 p.m., Tuesdays/ Wednesdays/Thursdays, open play/drop & shop, Gyminikids, Basalt. 927-1000 5:30 p.m., Grief Group, St. Stephens School, 414 Hyland Park Drive, Glenwood Springs. Walk-ins welcome. 945-8376. 6-8 p.m., Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy & Meditation, above Construction Junction, Carbondale. 6 p.m., free reception, Wild Women Exhibit, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. 945-2414 6:30 p.m., free Family Fun Nights, Basalt Regional Library. 927-4311 6:30-9 p.m., live jazz, dinner, dancing: Walt Smith/friends, Buffalo Valley Restaurant. 7-9 p.m., singer songwriter T.Ray Becker, original Americana, Black Nugget, Carbondale. 7 p.m., Boy Scout Troop 225, Church of Christ, 0260 Soccerfield Road, Glenwood Springs. Boys 11-17 welcome. Scoutmaster John Beckius. 945-5024 7 p.m., New Castle Town Council meeting, New Castle Town Hall. 984-2311 7 and 9:30 p.m., Card Sparks free hold em tournaments, The Hideout, Parachute. 285-9701 7-9:30 p.m., Ladies Night, New Castle Canyon Club. 984-3114 8 p.m., eight-ball pool tournament, Full Moon Saloon, Carbondale. 963-1299 8:30 p.m., The Hickory Project, Steves Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St., Carbondale. 963-3304
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At first glance there’s nothing out of the ordinary about Monica Vetter. The 40-year-old Denver native and mother to two adult children works as the front desk supervisor at Hotel Colorado.