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The Flat Tops Rodeo Bible Camp 2007 is a Christian sportscamp for cowgirls and cowboys, to be held from June 4-7 in Rifle. It is an opportunity to learn a specific rodeo skill or improve skill levels with experienced rodeo cowgirls and cowboys, and a time to develop new friendships.The camp is hosted by The Flat Tops chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Cowboys.The camp will conclude with a demonstration rodeo at 10 a.m. June 7.Deadline for registration is June 1, call Kendra at 319-9453.

Teens are invited to the first meeting of the Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.) at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Glenwood Springs Library. Members of T.A.G. will help create and plan summer activities for teens at the library. Sixth- to 12th-graders are welcome to bring friends and enjoy pizza, snacks and sodas. For more information, call Pam at 945-5958.

The Carbondale Planning & Zoning Commission is accepting applications to fill a commissioner term ending Aug. 31, 2008, plus an alternate seat. Alternates frequently become voting members at P &Z meetings. The open positions must be filled by citizens living within the town limits. Interested persons can obtain applications at Town Hall, 511 Colorado Ave., or on the town Web site: http://www.carbondalegov.org under Community Governance. Applications must be submitted to town hall by 5 p.m. Friday, June 1. The Carbondale Board of Trustees plus two Planning & Zoning Commissioners will conduct interviews at the June 12 trustee meeting.The board will make commission appointments.



Explore fields, wetlands, and riverfront of Emma Open Space by bike at 5:30 p.m. May 16. Bring your bike for this unique look at wildlife, scenic views, and engaging conversation about wildlife and water issues. Kelly Wood of the Colorado Division of Wildlife and staff from Roaring Fork Conservancy will lead this family-friendly bike tour along trails and back roads. Please dress appropriately; the event will happen rain or shine. Biking Emma Open Space is free and open to the public, however, space is limited, and reservations are required. Please visit http://www.roaringfork.org/events to register and call 927-1290 with questions. Sponsored by Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and Roaring Fork Conservancy. For more information on this and other events visit http://www.roaringfork.org/events.

Teen Reads You Never Know@Your Library is open to all seventh- to 12th-grade students. Registration begins May 21 at each of the Garfield County Libraries. This year, Garfield County resident and Teen Reads poster contest winner Bryanna Emmons artwork will be used on all reading planner packets and bookmarks. The Teen Reads programs reading portion will include a reading planner packet. When participants read five hours, they can return their reading planner and choose a paperback book of their choice. When participants have completed 35 hours of reading, they will be awarded a computer thumbdrive storage device and their name will be entered in a drawing for an mp3 player. One mp3 player will be given away at each of the six summer reading program Garfield County Libraries.



The Spring Glenwood Springs High School Key Club Rummage Sale fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, at 1112 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, next door to the Glenwood Springs Chamber office.


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