Preschool Pix, Aspen Filmfest free video program for kids ages 3-6, each month at libraries from Aspen to Rifle. This week: 10:30 a.m. today, Glenwood Springs Library. Information: call the libraries or Terry Rigney at 925-6882 ext. 106
Defiance Community Players’ “Oliver!” 7 p.m. today through Sunday and 2 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday, Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Tickets: $10/children and students 18 and younger; $15/adults; and $10/matinees. Available at Harrington Real Estate in El Jebel (963-5995), the Glenwood Springs Chamber of Commerce (945-6589), Mountain Peddler in Glenwood (945-9301) and at the door.
“I Hate Hamlet,” 7 p.m. today, Saturday and Dec. 3, Rifle High School. General admission: $5 at the door.
KDNK Community Radio’s Annual Membership Meeting and Turkey Bingo, 7 p.m. today, Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Road. Social hour and food 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., and Turkey Bingo begins at 7:45 p.m. Open to all. Information: 963-0139
Glenwood Springs Community Center social dance classes with Lesly Adams, today. Beginning fox trot and waltz at 7 p.m.; beginning salsa at 8 p.m.; and intermediate west coast swing at 9 p.m. Dance party Saturday. Registration: 384-6301
“Love, Death and the Prom,” Basalt High School dinner theater fundraiser, 6 p.m. Saturday. Students perform at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10. Information: Valerie at 384-5954
Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Holiday Goodies arts and crafts fair, through Dec. 20. Information: 945-2414
The Artists’ Mercantile art classes through Saturday, Dec. 3. All adult classes are for ages 16 years and older. Information: 947-0947
Mindfulness meditation classes taught by Peter Williams and Ben Heffner, 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Studio 76, Mid-Valley Design Center, Basalt. Donations accepted, with a minimal fee to cover expenses. Information: email@example.com or (970) 209-6780
Argentine tango lessons, Mondays, Masonic Temple building, 901 Colorado Ave. Basic fundamentals 7 p.m., intermediate lesson 8 p.m. and practica 9-11 p.m. Every second Saturday, dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Instructor: Heather Morrow. No registration required. Information: Cheryl, 945-1494
The 11th annual Arts and Crafts show, 4-8 p.m. Thursday, during the Thanksgiving buffet; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, during the lighting of the courtyard; and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, Hotel Colorado. More than 60 artists and homemade crafts will be featured, along with fireworks, caroling, Santa’s arrival and cash door prizes. Information: 945-6511
Chapter AO, P.E.O.’s, 13th Annual Elegant Auction and Luncheon to raise money for local high school scholarships and the nonprofit “Even Start Literacy Program,” Friday, Dec. 2, Hotel Colorado
“Dancing into Christmas” Symphony in the Valley show, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. The Danse Arts Theatre Company will perform “White Christmas,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and excerpts from “The Nutcracker” featuring Michelangelo Canale, Anchorage Classical Ballet Academy founder and director. Tickets (sold at the door): adults $10; youth (3-18) $5; family $25; and seniors (70+) $8.
Community Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, Masonic Lodge, on the corner of Ninth and Colorado Avenue. Includes circles, contras, squares, waltzes and other couples dances. No experience necessary, partners not required. Live music by the Last Minute String Band and friends. Calling by Chad Filipski of Glenwood Springs. Cost: $7. Information: Don, 945-0350
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