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SNOWMASS VILLAGE – The Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers seek volunteers to help add a new link to the trail system in Snowmass Village.

A day-long trail construction project will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, on the Meadow Ranch Trail. Volunteers will build a new single-track connection between the Village Way and Owl Creek trails. The new trail will be open to hikers and cyclists and will have a natural dirt surface.

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers and its project partners will provide the tools, materials, leadership and some rewards, including dinner at the end of the day.

To volunteer or for more information, visit, call 927-8241 or e-mail

ASPEN – A benefit and fundraiser for local musician Bobby Mason will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Bumps Restaurant, at Buttermilk in Aspen.

Mason recently had knee replacement surgery, and now needs hip replacement surgery.

There will be performances by John Oates, Starwood, Leadwood, Big Daddy Lee and the King Bees, H3 with Mason, Slightly White, Harleywood, and a band consisting of musicians who have played in Aspen over the past 40 years.

Also on tap are silent auctions that will include a Jimmy Buffett signed guitar, a John Prine signed guitar, a John Oates signed guitar, a stay at a five-bedroom Belize villa that includes a cook and swimming pool, dinners from local restaurants and more.

Tickets can be purchased at Alpine Bank locations and are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. The ticket price includes two drink tickets and food. Donations can be made at any Alpine Bank under the name of the Bobby Mason Benefit.

ASPEN – A memorial service for Alberta Moore will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Tom and Carolyn Moore’s ranch at 1309 McLain Flats Road, Aspen. Call 925-2889 for directions.

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