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A free public lecture with Dr. Steven Girvin titled Quantum Money, Teleportation and Computation will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20, at Paepcke Auditorium in Aspen.Girvin, professor of physics at Yale University, is a condensed matter theorist interested in quantum optics and quantum computation. Girvins current interest is the engineering question of whether it is possible to build a quantum computer. In addition to potential practical applications, such devices will help us understand the connections between the microscopic quantum world and the macroscopic classical world of everyday experience. For more information, please call 925-2585.

The Gordon Cooper Librarys 2006 Summer Reading Program series continues at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, with a free performance by childrens musician Eric West, at Carbondale Town Hall. The summer reading program is sponsored by The Friends of the Gordon Cooper Library and the Aspen Community Foundation. For more information, contact Marilyn Murphy at 963-2889.

Muscle cars, antique cars, classic cars, fun cars, a restored classic camper-trailer, pickups and more will be on display at the third annual Classic Car Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at Ninth Street from Grand Avenue to Cooper in Glenwood Springs.A free showing of Steve McQueen in Bullitt will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the Springs Theatre in downtown Glenwood Springs. A downtown treasure hunt will be happening during the day for the participating car owners in the downtown businesses.Among the events awards will be the locals choice, ladies choice and the owners choice.

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