Springs Theatre: April 30 – May 6: The Punisher (R) 7 and 9:15 p.m. nightly. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: May 1-6: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (R) 8 p.m. daily. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times. Movieland: April 30 – May 6: Envy (PG-13) 12:40, 2:45, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; Mean Girls (PG-13) 12:30, 3, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m.; Ella Enchanted (PG-13) 12:15, 2:35, 4:35, 6:45 and 8:45 p.m.; Laws of Attraction (PG-13) 12:50, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; Man on Fire (R) 12:40, 3:35, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m.; 13 Going on 30 (PG-13) 12:15, 2:45, 5, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m.; Cliffords Really Big Movie (G) 12:50 and 2:35 p.m.; Kill Bill, Vol. 2, (R) 6:30 and 9:10 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: April 30 – May 6: Mean Girls (PG-13) 7:05 and 9:20 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 13 Going on 30 (PG-13) 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. daily through Thursday; The Ladykillers (R) 7 and 9:25 p.m. Monday through Thursday. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theatre: April 30-May 6: Starsky & Hutch 7 p.m. daily through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify showtimes.
Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 9th St. The theme will be Crawlers. Info: 945-5958. Storytime for 2- to 6-year-olds ,10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, at the Basalt Regional Library at 99 Midland Ave. Information: 927-4311.
Los Gitanos will perform at the Black Nugget in Carbondale Wednesday, May 5.Wednesday Night Live is a local musicians showcase at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Glenwood Music. May 5 features Sonja Linman. Information: 928-8628.
Pitkin County Senior Services Cinco de Mayo party, noon Wednesday, May 5, at the Senior Center on Castle Creek Road. Pablo Zelaya and his mariachi band will provide music. RSVP: 920-5432.Richard Luckin of Golden presents a program on the California Zephyr passenger train at the Western Colorado Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, Glenwood Railroad Museum (in the Glenwood Springs Amtrak station). Use the outside stairs at either end of the station, then proceed to the east end of the station to the museum entrance. Information: Jan, 928-8721.The Glenwood Springs High School band free spring concert, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, high school auditorium, 1340 Pitkin Ave.Bingo at the Eagles Club, 312 7th St., 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 5. Information: 945-5506 after 4 p.m.The Glenwood Springs High School varsity, concert and ladies choirs present a free spring concert, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, in the GSHS auditorium. The 15th annual All Glenwood Kids Fine Arts Celebration, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. through Thursday, May 6.A confidential Alzheimers caregiver support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6. Information: 945-5476.Children 18 to 36 months old can celebrate Mothers Day with a craft, painting and social hour from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Information: 384-6301.Basalt Middle School students show their artwork from 3:30 to 7 p.m. through Friday, May 7, Basalt Gallery, 200 Center Circle, across from the Rainbow Grill; opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 6.Sopris Mothers of Preschoolers will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 6, for their annual Spring Brunch at First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Day care is available for children. All mothers of preschool-age children are welcome. Information: Marla, 704-9014.The Two Rivers Mothers of Preschoolers group meeting and annual spring brunch and silent auction, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 7, Mountain View Church. Debbie Bauer will speak on “What’s New in You: Grown Any New Wood Lately.” Information: Jo, 876-1941.The Gordon Cooper Library in Carbondale annual Spring Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8. A pre-sale will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 6, with a $10 admission fee. Book donations are still being accepted. Information: 963-2889.Grand Valley Science Club is beginning in the Rifle area during the 2004-05 school year. It will offer Science support classes for upper elementary, middle and high school home-schoolers in the area. For registration or information, call Kim Whelan @ 285-7639.New Castle SuperBowl announces the opening of its new outdoor volleyball courts and horseshoe pits. Use them for free until Memorial Day. Leagues will be starting soon. Information: 984-2739. The Glenwood Springs Recycling Center has ongoing plans to build several gardens around its lot and paint murals on the sides of surrounding metal buildings. If you are a gardener or artist, or would simply like to volunteer some elbow grease, stop by the center during operating hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The center is also looking for plant donations from the community. Information: 945-2010.The membership campaign for the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Associations 2004-05 season is under way. Five performances are scheduled, including the New York Theatre Ballets The Nutcracker and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. A season ticket is just $35 for adults, $15 for students and $80 for a family. Tickets can be purchased by mailing a check to Glenwood Springs Concert Association, P.O. Box 214, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.Art of Defense, located on 8th and Grand in Glenwood, is offering an ongoing self-defense/protection program. No uniforms, no belts, no testing, no commitment. Just the necessary basics to protect yourself and your family. Drop in! Information: 984-2109.Advocate Safehouse Project offers support groups for women in current or past abusive relationships on Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Rifle and in Glenwood from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Free. Child care available. Information: 945-2632.The High Country 4-Wheelers meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the New Castle Super Bowl. New members welcome at the meeting and to join trail rides. ATV enthusiasts are also welcome. Roaring Fork Valley parents are invited to schedule a consultation with a YouthZone counselor to discuss parenting and family concerns. The cost is $28 for a 50-minute consultation. Information: 945-9300. The fourth annual Scandinavian Smorgasbord at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church needs volunteers to help cook, clean and serve this fall. Neither experience nor Scandinavian heritage is necessary. Information: 947-9009 or 945-8714.
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