Aspen Square Daily News
The Aspen Science Festival is presenting a Science Street Fair in Paepcke Park in downtown Aspen on August 12. The free, all-day Science Festival and Street Fair takes place from 9am to 4pm and will feature a non-stop program of stage presentations, including appearances by Dr. Kaboom and Mr. Freeze, interactive exhibits, experiments, and games for kids of all ages, designed to inform, entertain, and inspire. The Festival is part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Aspen Center for Physics. For details, visit www.aspensciencecenter.org.
The 21st annual Aspen Rotary Ducky Derby returns to Rio Grande Park on Saturday, August 11. Benefitting youth, scholarship and human service programs in the Roaring Fork Valley and around the world, the Ducky Derby is one of the most popular annual summer events in Aspen. This year's grand prize duck will earn its owner $10,000 or there might even be a special Lucky Duck worth $1 million if it comes in at 1st place!
Area golfers and supporters of Challenge Aspen are looking forward to this year's Vince Gill and Amy Grant Golf Classic, which takes place July 30 and 31st at the Aspen Golf Club. The annual gala evening and golf tournament supports Challenge Aspen’s mission of making possibilities for people with disabilities.