ANTI-CHECKPOINT GROUP STARTS SUMMER CAMPAIGNCheckpoints Violate Your Rights, a group focusing on reducing the number of warrantless checkpoints in America to zero by 2005, kicks off its summer campaign over Memorial Day Weekend. For a brochure, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Checkpoints Violate Your Rights, P.O. Box 12085, Aspen, CO 81612.Memorial day observance at veterans memorialThere will be a memorial day observance at noon Monday, May 31, at the Roaring Fork Valley Veterans Memorial, on the east side of the Pitkin County Courthouse, 506 E. Main St. in Aspen. Aspen Elks Lodge 224 will hold a free community picnic at Conor Park, next to City Hall, after the observance. Information: Dick Merritt, 927-2368, or Nancy Bosshard, 925-4787.Girl scouts selling discounted elitchs ticketsThe Girl Scouts of the Chipeta Council are selling discount tickets to Six Flags Elitch Gardens in Denver through June 30. Tickets are $20 each, with a free ticket for every three purchased. Girl Scouts of Chipeta Council serves more than 2,600 girls in 13 counties across the Western Slope. Information: (800) 288-0463 or (970) 242-4461.Classic car and antique show June 4-5From 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 4, classic and antique cars will be on display at Centennial Park, with prizes and peoples-choice awards. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 5, more than 15 antique vendors will set up shop on 9th Street, and an antique appraiser will be available to appraise antiques for free. To register for the Classic Car Show, contact Dennis at 945-5971. To register for the antique show, contact Harvey at 945-4505.Glenwood Garden Club to meet June 2The Glenwood Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at Four Mile Creek B&B. Sherill Hawkins will be the hostess. Members should bring any plants to sell to raise money for the club. Information: 945-8777.Color the Core grant applications due June 11The deadline for applications for the Aspen City Councils Color the Core grant program is Friday, June 11. Applications for the 10 $200 grants are available at City Hall Information, ACRA offices, the Wheeler Opera House, Sashae Floral Arts & Gifts and the Aspen Parks Department, as well as http://www.aspenpitkin.com/parks. Information: 920-5120 or karmab@ci. aspen.co.us.Business After Hours at Designer ConsignerDesigner Consigner will hold Business After Hours June 11 at its new location at 180 Fiou Lane in the Basalt Trade Center/Southside.Aspen Music Festival and School passes on salePasses for the Aspen Music Festival and School are on sale, and the Locals Pass, which offers access to 10 events for $110, is on sale through Monday, June 14. Roaring Fork Valley residents must purchase the Locals Pass in person and present a valid local drivers license at the Gondola Building Box Office. Also for sale are the $175 Kickoff Pass, good for all regular events from the beginning of the AMFS season through July 4; the Full Season Pass ($730) with unlimited access to the Festivals 350-plus regular events; and the Select Season Pass ($395), which offers the benefits of a Full Season Pass except for the Aspen Festival Orchestra and Aspen Chamber Symphony performances. The $50 Youth Season Picture Pass, is available for children 17 and younger, and children 12 and younger can buy tickets for $5. Now in its 55th season, the Aspen Music Festival and School runs June 22 to Aug. 22 Passes are available at the AMFS Gondola Building Box Office at the base of Aspen Mountain, by phone at 925-9042, or at http://www.aspenmusicfestival.com.Mid-Valley Business Workshop on Employment IssuesCMC Lappala Center in Carbondale will hold the fourth Mid-Valley Business Workshop Employment: Practical and Legal Perspectives, from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 23. Preregistration is $15 for chamber and bar association members, $30 for nonmembers; registration is $25 for members, $40 for nonmembers on the day of the event. RSVP: 963-1890.PAGEANTS JOIN FORCESThis years Litl Miss Pageant and the Fair Royalty are being combined into one event with three age groups Litl Miss (ages 4-7), Jr. Miss (8-12) and Miss Division (13-17) on Aug. 6. Al girls ages 4-17 who live in Garfield County are eligible, and every girl will win a trophy, flowers, certificate of participation and a goodie bag. Queens and attendants will receive all the above, as well as tiaras, banners, savings bonds and gift certificates. The talent and essay winner will receive a banner, trophy and flowers, and there are also awards for prettiest eyes, prettiest smile, prettiest hair, best personality and most unique attire. Information: Kelly, 230-0775.
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