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Community News & Notes

Celebrate Bike to Work Day Wednesday, June 25. Local commuters are encouraged to join others for a fun, healthy, eco-friendly and inexpensive trip to work via bike.Participants can stop by Bike to Work Day stations in Glenwood Springs, Basalt and Aspen to receive free breakfast treats and goodie bags, as well as the chance to win prizes including Amtrak tickets, gift cards from Frontier Airlines and Marriot, concert tickets, golf and more. Bicycle commuters who cannot make it to a station may enter to win online at to Work Day stations are open from 6-10 a.m. in Centennial Park in Glenwood Springs; 6:30-10 a.m. at the Basalt Library; and from 7-10 a.m. at Bugsy Barnard Park, Rio Grande Trail in Aspen.For more information, call 384-6437.

Children ages 3-6, pedal on down to the Glenwood Springs Community Center at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, for a zoomin good time! Dont forget your helmet.Call 384-6301 for more information.

Brad Vierheller of the Rat Pack will be performing from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, in the Valley View Hospital garden. He will hold an old-fashioned ragtime sing-along. The public is invited. Bring your lunch.

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is hosting a fun class in social dancing for everyone from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. Austin and Skye will teach leads and follows to make it easy for you to get up and dance at any occasion. They will demonstrate lindy hop, East Coast swing and West Coast swing, and will teach basics to get everyone ready to have fun dancing at summer events. For more information, call 945-2414 or call Maurine at 618-6067. All levels welcome!

The public is invited to a reception for Garfield Re-2 Superintendent Dr. Gary Pack and his wife Jackie as they prepare to leave the Garfield School District Re-2. The reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the Miners Claim Restaurant in Silt.

What is global warming? What can we expect for Colorados high country and rivers? What can we do about it? Rob Smith, S.W. regional field director of the Sierra Club, will address these questions at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Roaring Fork Group of the Sierra Club. For more information, call 947-9613.

Come join the community for an evening of free food, games, swimming, music and free admission into the Snowmass Recreation Facility from 47 p.m. Friday, June 27. Free food provided by Weinerdog Kids Toys, and all-you-can-drink beer and wine for a small fee.For more information, call 922-2240.

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