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News in Brief

Motorcyclists invited to rideArea motorcyclists who’d like to ride from Glenwood Springs to Aspen on July 4 and participate in the Fourth of July parade are invited to gather at the Harley-Davidson shop in Glenwood at 9 a.m. Monday. All bikers are welcome.Carbondale resident E.J. Maret is organizing the ride as a fund-raiser for his nonprofit, It’s About the Kids, dedicated to bringing music to area schools that have had their music programs cut. Maret plans to videotape the ride and interview participants about their bikes, then sell copies of the video to help his cause.Also, Maret advised, watch for the video on his GrassRoots TV program, “Road Stories with the Sofa Kings.”For more information, call Maret at 963-6283 or (970) 261-5041.Parking limited for first Fanny Hill concertThose planning on attending the opening concert in the Thursday night Fanny Hill series (tonight) should try to leave their vehicles at home, Snowmass police advise.Base Village construction has put Lot A, at the bottom of Fanny Hill, out of commission. And the Rodeo lot is temporarily filled by participants in the Colorado Bike Tour (this week only). About 700 spaces remain in the numbered lots along Snowmelt Road. Concertgoers are encouraged to carpool if they must drive or take the bus. Roaring Fork Transportation Authority buses service the intercept lot on the hour and half-hour only. A bus ride costs $2 per one-way trip.

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