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The eighth annual Kiwanis Ball Race will be held on Sunday, June 20, at 2 p.m., during Strawberry Days. Join us on the corner of North Hyland Drive and Blake Avenue to watch the balls roll and see who wins the grand prize of $5,000. Tickets will be available for purchase from any Kiwanian or look for us at City Market. Tickets are $5 each or five balls for $20. We will also be accepting credit cards this year.Get your tickets today.

A Summer Theater Camp for children of all ages will be held on Monday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Glenwood Springs Middle School. The camp will last two weeks. Brush up on skills with singing, acting and dance, then come to audition for a three week Broadway musical “Seussical.” All who audition are cast. Cost is $200 to $400, register now. Be part of the fun for the summer with professional directors from NYC. Contact or (970) 987-4998.

Art instructor Jennifer DeBose of Out of the Woods Art Studio is offering several opportunities for art adventures for children and adults this summer, to be held at the OZ Studio in downtown New Castle. A four-day Fundamentals of Drawing workshop for children ages 6-14 will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Monday and Tuesday, June 21 and 22, and Monday and Tuesday, June 28 and 29. Class size limited to six students. Beyond Words, a literature-based art class, will focus on creating illustrative art inspired by favorite stories. Sign up for six consecutive one-hour Wednesday classes, beginning June 23. Class size limited to six students. Worlds in the Woods art classes will be offered in July to create classic literary characters; and A Pirate’s Life for Me drawing and watercolor classes will also be offered in July. For more information or to register, please call Jennifer DeBose at (530) 736-5965.

Needing extra cash? Want to have holiday spending money? Enjoy sports and working with kids? We need you! Volleyball officials needed for middle school and high school levels this fall. From Vail to Rifle to Aspen, we are woefully short on officials! We will train you. Interested? Please contact Donna Mabon-Shrull at or call at 970-433-0471. New officials meeting will be Tuesday, July 27. Contact Donna for details.

The First United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs is hosting a Polar Expedition Vacation Bible School. From 8 a.m. – Noon, Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25, we’ll discover that Jesus’ love is cool. Come join us for crafts, stories, songs, games and yummy snacks. Drop off starts at 7:30 a.m. and breakfast will be served. Contact Toni Yorty at 948-5831 for details and questions.

The annual bike to Work Day will be Wednesday, June 23 with a number of bike stations set up in the area.Cyclists can stop by the following bike stations for snacks, give aways and a drawing for prizes that include a Dine-Around-Town packages from our local communities.Stations will be at Glenwood Springs from 7 to 10 a.m. at Centennial Park on 9th and Grand Ave.; Carbondale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Farmer’s Market Downtown; Basalt from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Willits Trail on Willits Lane by the boat ramp; and Aspen from 7 to 10 a.m. at Paepke Park.

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