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The Sayre Park tennis courts will be closed for play May 16 and 17 due to surface crack repair. Call 384-6366 with questions.

The 2006 Silt Police Department Bike Rodeo will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at Veterans Park in Silt.The event features free helmets, bike giveaways, free food and prizes for all participants, as well as a special appearance by Dino the Safety Saurus.

The eighth annual Basalt Battle of the Bands returns to Basalt from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 20, on the street next to Lions Park near the Basalt Library. Admission is free.The six-hour friendly musical slugfest is set in the classic format of band battles of the 1950s. Two stages are spaced 50 yards apart and bands have 10 minutes to play. A street fair atmosphere accompanies the event, with food booths and spontaneous contests.Funds raised at The Battle of the Bands event support the music departments of participating schools and organizations.

Guess the number of turtles in Turtles Liquor during the month of May and be eligible to win a prize. From now until Memorial Day, Turtles Liquor invites customers to guess the number of turtle knickknacks in the store during the Great Big Turtle Giveaway. A drawing for the winners will be held on Monday, May 29, for a variety of prizes including the Grand Prize of a giant, inflatable turtle. Wondering what to do with all those turtle knickknacks at home? Bring them into the store to add to the collection and receive a free Turtles Liquor T-shirt. Voted the Locals Choice best liquor store in 2003, 2004 and 2005, Turtles Liquor, the right pace to enjoy life, is located at 1918 Grand Ave. across from Safeway.

The Glenwood Springs Branch Library offers Books on Wheels, a program that supplies library books and audio books to people who are convalescing or are not ambulatory. Let us know what you enjoy reading, and we will deliver your choice of books to your residence or hospital room in the Glenwood Springs area. We will pick up the books when you are finished and furnish more. If necessary, we will provide you with a library card. For more information, or to register for the program, please call the Glenwood Springs Library at 945-5958.

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