FYI: Calendar of Events
Springs Theatre: July 11-17: “The Pirates of the Caribbean” (PG-13), 7 and 9:40 p.m. nightly. And on July 17 at 7:30 p.m., “Rivers and Tides” film screening, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: July 11-17: “Nowhere in Africa” (R) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Closed Friday, July 4. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: July 11-17: “The Pirates of the Caribbean” (PG-13) 12:25, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m.; “Legally Blonde 2” (PG-13) 12:40, 3, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “Terminator 3” (R) 1, 3:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m., “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” (PG-13) 12:30, 2:45, 5:05, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “Sinbad” (PG) 12:20, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.; “The Hulk” (PG-13) 6:30 and 9:20 p.m.; “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:10, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; “Finding Nemo” (G) 12:20, 2:40, 5, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: July 11-17: “Terminator 3” (R) 12, 2:30, 5, 7:30 and 10 p.m. daily, “Sinbad” (PG) 12:20, 2:20 and 5:10 p.m. daily; “Charlie’s Angels 2.5” (PG13) 7:10 and 9:40 p.m. daily, “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” (PG13) 12:10, 2:25, 4:50, 7:20 and 9:50 p.m. daily. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: July 11-17: “2 Fast 2 Furious” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
July at the Center for the Arts is also about remembrance and reflection. Phoenix Rising: Remembering the Coal Seam Fire is the focus of the art exhibit this month. Eight artists have put together a collection of works that represent that event in art. The works are powerful and healing. The artists reception and coffeehouse at 7 p.m. Friday, July 18. Many of the officials who took charge during that event have been invited.
Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Highway 82. Call 945-7771 for details.Summer of Jazz presents The Masters of Groove Quintet playing from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday July 16, at Two Rivers Park. (No glass or dogs, please.) Call Mary Noone at 945-7767 for more info. Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8-10 p.m. This Wednesday, July 16, will feature New Shoes. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Ave., 928-8628.
Doc Holliday Rodeo Series continues at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 17, at the Glenwood Springs rodeo arena, by the airport.Garfield Legal Services will present the next Tuesday Night Bar tonight at the Rifle City Hall. Free attorney consultation. For more information, call 945-8858.Girls age 5 or entering first grade can eat s’mores, sing songs and make new friends during the Girl Scouts’ Lazy Daisy Days of Summer, July 25 and 26, at Sylvan Lake. For more information call 970-242-4461.Garfield County Republicans will hold their monthly luncheon at noon Wednesday, July 16, at the Buffalo Valley Inn in south Glenwood Springs. Assistant District Attorney Lawson Wills is the featured speaker. Information: Dorothy Cerise, 928-8260, or Jim Larson, 945-9456.Adopt a pet at the Adoptathon from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Rifle Animal Shelter, Prefontaine Avenue across from Rifle High School. Information: 984-2579.Calling all bakers to enter the 32nd annual Carbondale Mountain Fair baking contests. The pie contest is at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, and the cake contest is at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 27, all in Sopris Park. Bring your entry to the picnic shelter 30 minutes before the contest. Ribbons and prizes awarded. Information: 963-2922.Join Rifle Recreation at the East UMTRA Site (off of US 6, about a mile west of Railroad Avenue; there will be signs) for a doggie party from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 19. Call 625-2151 for more information.The Caring for Colorado Foundation will host an interactive health care video conference at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Valley View Hospital. Information: Carolyn Hardin, 384-5796.Public meetings will be held in New Castle and Silt to discuss the future of EMS services for those communities: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Silt Town Hall and at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at New Castle Town Hall. For more information call New Castle Ambulance at 984-0466, Susan Taylor at 876-0510 or Matt Dahl at 970-248-7316.This week’s Gordon Cooper Library Summer Reading Program in Carbondale this week will feature Calamity Jane in a Western Chuck Wagon Adventure at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, in Sopris Park. Silt Hey Day is Saturday Aug. 2, at Veterans Memorial Park in Silt. This year’s theme is freedom. Featuring Twirp Anderson and John Sommers and Cowboy Attitude as well as vintage baseball. To reserve booth space or march in the parade, call 876-5801.New Castle’s Burning Mountain Festival is July 16-20: pancake breakfasts, parade, bed race, Taste of New Castle, Burning Mountain Pageant, car show, food and craft vendors. Be there. Take a guided geologic history tour of the Colorado River Valley canyons, Glenwood to New Castle, with a slide show and instruction at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, and a field trip from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Registration deadline is July 22. Information: Dorothy Howard, 927-8214.
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