Aspen mayor to turn fountain pink For Ride for the CureAspen Mayor Helen Klanderud, Chris Carmichael (trainer to Lance Armstrong) and Bill Fabriocini, president of CTS Training Systems of Aspen, will turn the Mill Street Fountain, across from the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, pink at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, to kick off Think Pink Week and the inaugural Aspen Snowmass Ride for the Cure. Information: 920-0250, http://www.aspenrideforcure100.com, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Public meeting to organize protests of checkpointsCheckpoints Violate Your Rights will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, to plan protests during the next random sobriety checkpoint in the Two Rivers area. Information: Jerry Begly, 923-6503.Glenwood Caverns changes hoursGlenwood Caverns Adventure Park will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Labor Day weekend. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7, the park will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Information: 945-4228. Meetings to update public on GAPPGAPP public information officer Tom Newland will hold project update meetings from 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays at the old St. Stephen’s Church Rectory, 1010 Grand Ave. Information: Tom, 945-9842 or 618-9922.Ribbon-cutting at Parachute libraryThe Parachute Library invites the public to a ribbon-cutting for its expansion and renovation at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8. A library board of trustees meeting will follow at 6 p.m. Interactive candidates meetingThe Garfield County Human Services Commission will hold an interactive candidates’ meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Lucy Huntley Senior Center in the CMC Blake Center in Glenwood Springs. Candidates from State Representative districts 57 and 61 and State Senate District 8 have been invited to participate in the forum, which will feature questions from the Garfield County Human Services Commission. The audience will have time to ask questions of the candidates, and the candidates will also have time to pose questions to the audience.Basalt High School booster club spaghetti dinnerThe Basalt High School booster club will hold its annual spaghetti dinner fund-raiser from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, in the Basalt High School cafeteria. The cost is $5 per person; children 5 and younger eat for free. Information: Kelly Johnson, 379-5037, or Diana Kovach, 963-9604.Memorial walk in Glenwood Sept. 18The 2004 Memory Walk to support the Alzheimer’s Association’s Western Slope Office will be in Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs on Sept. 18. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the walk starts at 9 a.m. Information: 970-256-1274.The 2004 Memory Walk to support the Alzheimer’s Association’s Western Slope Office will be in Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs on Sept. 18. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the walk starts at 9 a.m. Information: 970-256-1274.
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