Springs Theatre: April 2-8: “Home on the Range” (PG) 7 and 8:30 p.m. daily. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.
Crystal Theater: April 5-8: “Touching the Void” (not rated) 7:30 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.
Movieland: April 2-8: “Hellboy” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:15, 6:45, and 9:25 p.m.; “Walking Tall” (PG-13) 12:15, 2:30, 4:30, 7, and 9:05 p.m.; “The Prince and Me” (PG) 12:40, 3:15, 7:10, and 9:35 p.m.; “Home on the Range” (PG) 12:50, 2:45, 4:45, 6:45, and 8:45 p.m.; “Hidalgo” (PG-13) 12:50, 3:45, 6:30, and 9:15 p.m.; “Starsky and Hutch” (PG-13) 12:15, 3:45, 7:10, and 9:25 p.m.; “Scooby Doo 2” (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:25, and 9:35 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.
Mall 3: April 2-8: “Scooby Doo 2” (PG) 7:20 and 9:25 p.m. daily; “Hidalgo” (PG-13) 7:05 and 9:50 p.m. daily; “The Prince and Me” (PG) 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. daily. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.
Rifle Creek Theater: April 2-8: “The Passion of the Christ” (R) 7 p.m. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 9th St. Information: 945-5958.
Storytime for 2- to 6-year-olds will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, at the Basalt Regional Library at 99 Midland Ave. Information: 927-4311.
Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase held at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Glenwood Music. April 7 features Melody Hartman. Information: 928-8628.
Literacy Outreach has a growing waiting list of people in Garfield County (especially Carbondale) who are eager to learn to speak, read and write English. Volunteers are needed and do not need to speak Spanish or have prior teaching experience, just the desire to help and the ability to read and speak English two hours a week. Volunteer information sessions include the following: 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, at Gordon Cooper Library in Carbondale; 1 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Glenwood Springs Library. Information: 945-5282.
A briefing regarding this spring’s prescribed burn on Basalt Mountain will be presented by White River National Forest’s Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit personnel at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Basalt Town Hall during the regular meeting of the Basalt Emergency Management Committee. The meeting is open to the public and all interested citizens are welcome to attend.
Women’s After 5 presents Pat Houck’s “Let’s Go Antiquing (Around the House)” and “All the World Loves a Clown,” 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Ramada Inn, Glenwood Springs. Dinner and program, $13.50. Information: Jean, 945-6602 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colorado West Recovery Center will participate in National Alcohol Screening Day Thursday, April 8. The center will provide outreach, education and screening to help educate the public about alcohol and seek help in a nonthreatening, easily accessible manner. Complete a questionnaire, watch a video, take educational materials or speak one-on-one with a health professional, all for free. Free screenings will also be held at City Market in Glenwood Springs and Rifle. Information times for events: 945-8439.
The Glenwood Springs Community Center presents arts and crafts for preschoolers 10-11 a.m. and toddler “social hour” 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8. Parents are warned to dress their kids in clothes they can get messy in. Grown-ups are welcome to stay, but it’s not required. Information: 394-6301.
Registration for kindergarten classes for the 2004-2005 school year will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 9, at Glenwood Springs Elementary School and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. the same day at Sopris Elementary School. Students living north of 27th Street (including Terrace Condos and Cottonwood Landing) should plan on attending GSES; those south of 27th Street (including Oriole and Old Grand) should plan on attending SES. Birth certificates, records of immunization and Social Security numbers and a nonrefundable $75 deposit are required. An information meeting for parents of students planning on attending GSES will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 8. Information: GSES, 384-5450; SES, 384-5400.
The old Carbondale City Market site would make it possible to centralize a warehouse, a canning and flash freezing facility, and space for a thrift store.
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