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Monday Night Motorcycle Night at Russos Pizza brings together a diverse group of motorcycle riders from all over the valley to share ideas, rides, information and friendship. Male and female business owners, tradespeople, accountants and more show up to participate in this rowdy-free environment. Raffle sponsors include Hi-Point Motor Sports, Aspen Valley Harley-Davidson, Zhengs Asian Restaurant, Moes, Quiznos, Fins Grille, Smoothie King, Red Mountain Wine & Spirits, Starbucks, Verizon Wireless Store, Marble Slab, and Russos, who give away a gift certificate or a percentage off on products every Monday night through the riding season.

Gabriel Listons Colorado Mountain College art exhibit, Well be rich for the rest of our lives, runs June 16 through July 30 at the CMC Gallery, Ninth and Grand, Glenwood Springs.However, Listons opening reception has been rescheduled from June 19 to July 11. The reception will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The artist will be in attendance.CMCs Center for Excellence in the Arts is presenting the exhibit. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact 947-8367 or

The Buddy Program invites you to its Summer Events Volunteer Rally from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at La Cantina in Aspen. Sign up to volunteer for the Boogies Diner Buddy 5-Mile Race July 4 and/or the Boogies Bash for the Buddies Gala July 5. Drink specials and free appetizers available. Call 920-2130 or visit for more information.

English In Action is holding an Orientation Training for new volunteers from 5-8 p.m. Monday, June 23, in Aspen. Volunteer tutors work one-on-one with adults interested in improving their English language skills. Volunteers need no previous teaching or foreign language experience, just the desire to make an important difference in someone elses life. For more information, please contact Liz at 963-9200 or visit

A going-away party for Holly Klinzman, Parachute Branch Library manager, will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Holly is retiring after 22 years of work at the Parachute Branch. The party will be catered by the good folks at Easy Cuisine. Holly and her husband, Kimble, will be living full time in a 16-foot, pop-up trailer, and she requests no gifts. She plans to bring some United States maps and a big address book to the party so everyone can tell her where to go, and shell send them a postcard after they arrive at a specific destination.

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