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The Snowmass Village Recreation Center has new Tennis Courts with lessons for ages 5 and up. Lessons are for 5- to 7-year old Little Villagers and 8- to 11-year old Big Villagers on Tuesday and Thursdays beginning at 8:15 a.m. Participants can take lessons and then head over to Camp for the day. Lessons are held in 2 week blocks starting June 16th. Adult Lessons are also being offered on Monday and Wednesday 5:30 p.m.- 7:00p.m., starting June 15th. Call 922 2240 for more information, or log on to

Glenwood Springs is updating its 1998 Comprehensive Plan and needs you to get involved in the process. The City is holding a public meeting at the Community Center Tuesday, June 9th beginning at 6 p.m. Now is the time to get ahead of the issues and help determine Glenwood Springs’ future. Come help us identify problems that need to be solved, determine how and where to grow as a city, and formulate goals and strategies to help guide City Council decisions. Refreshments will be provided.

Registrations are being taken for the Susan Gibbs Ranch Camp in Carbondale this summer. The camp is in its fifth year and offers young riders a chance to learn everything from daily ranch chores, grooming, bridling and trail rides to riding in the arena.The day camp offers programs to children age 5- to 8-years-old, and 9-years-old and over. The program runs June through August. Children can sign up for a single day camp or for the entire summer programThe Ranch Camp is located at 1698 County Road 103 in Carbondale, ten minutes from downtown. Advance registration is required. To register or for more information contact Susan Gibbs at 704-1234.

The Carbondale Clay Center offers kids clay camps for ages 5 and up, beginning Monday, June 1. Clay Camps meet Monday through Friday and cost $170 per student/per week. Register for 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30-4 p.m. sessions. Registration deadline is Friday prior to the first day of class; space is limited so CCC encourages early registration. For more details, call 963-2529.

This coming Tuesday June 9th, the local western slope burning man community will be holding a meet-n-greet at the Bayou restaurant (919 Grand ave) from 7-9 p.m. If you’ve been to Burning Man and want to meet up with others that have been also come on down and join the conversation. If you’ve never been and want to know more about this enigmatic festival in the desert we’d love to show you what it’s all about. Look for the biggest hat in the room and say howdy!

The Western Colorado Watercolor Society will hold their June meeting in Glenwood Springs at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. The meeting will be Wednesday, June 10, at 1 p.m. Featured watercolorist Mike Simpson will give a demonstration. Visitors are always welcome.

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