FYI: For Your Information
Crystal Theatre: Oct. 22-28: Shaun of the Dead (R) 8 p.m. daily. Call 963-0633 to verify showtimes.Mall 3: Oct. 22-28: The Grudge (PG-13) 7:10 p.m. daily; Shark Tale (PG) 7 p.m. daily; Surviving Christmas (PG-13) 7:05 p.m. daily. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify showtimes.Movieland: Oct. 22-28: Surviving Christmas (PG-13) 12:30, 2:35, 4:45, 7 and 9:05 p.m. daily; Team America: World Police 12:45, 3:10, 7:10 and 9:15 p.m. daily; The Grudge (PG-13) 12:45, 2:55, 5, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. daily; Friday Night Lights (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:25 p.m. daily; Taxi (PG-13) 2:55 and 9:15 p.m. daily; Raise Your Voice (PG) 12:20 and 6:30 p.m. daily; Shark Tale (PG) 12:30, 2:35, 4:45, 6:45 and 9:05 p.m. daily; Ladder 49 (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 7 and 9:25 p.m. daily. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify showtimes. Springs Theatre: Oct. 22-28: Friday Night Lights (PG-13) 7 and 9:15 p.m. daily. Call 945-4000 to verify showtimes.Rifle Creek Theatre: Oct. 22-28: The Forgotten (PG-13) 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify showtimes.
Redstones Annual Fall Art Walk runs daily through Nov. 15. Artists receptions run throughout the season.The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition presents the video Ethics and The World Crisis: A Dialog with The Dalai Lama, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Carbondale Community School. This documentary features highlights from a unique conversation about ethics between the Dalai Lama and some of the worlds most powerful thinkers and activists in including Susan Sarandon, Amy Goodman, Al Sharpton and Dennis Kucinich.The Wheeler Film Society presents the French road-movie thriller Red Lights at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Rated R.
Today is the final day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed. Friday, Oct. 29, is the last day to request an absentee ballot in person. To receive a ballot by mail, submit your request in writing or by fax to (970) 947-1078 to the Garfield County Clerk & Recorder, 109 Eighth St., Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. Please include your name, birth date, residence address, and address where the ballot should be mailed. Be sure to sign the request.Colorado West Mental Health will hold a support meeting for family members of people with mental illnesses at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 6916 Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs. All family members or other primary caretakers are welcome the monthly meetings. Information: Erin, 704-0774.A meeting of all LoVa members and others in the community interested in the LoVa Trail will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Silt Town Hall, 231 N. Seventh St. LoVa is a local nonprofit whose mission is to plan and promote the development and use of nonmotorized transportation and recreation on trails and other designated routes connecting communities and destinations in Garfield County. Information: LoVa executive director Larry Dragon, 285-7113 or email@example.com.Rifle Elks Lodge 2195 is sponsoring a poster contest for students grades 3-5 enrolled in Rifle, Silt, Meeker, and Parachute-Battlement Mesa schools. The subject of the contest is drug awareness, and entries in both English and Spanish will be accepted. Prizes are $50 for first, $30 for second, and $15 for third-place entries. Submit entries to Mary Romero, Elks Lodge 2195 in Rifle by Wednesday, Oct. 27. Winners will be announced Thursday, Nov. 4.National Scrabble Association Club 563 invites players of all ages and skill levels to its meetings, from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. The drop-in fee is $3 per person. Information: Diane, 963-0426.GAPP public information officer Tom Newland will hold project update meetings from 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays at the old St. Stephens Church rectory, 1010 Grand Ave. Information: Tom, 945-9842 or 618-9922.Mommy & Me classes for children ages 1-3 and their mothers, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Heritage Park Care Center. RSVP: Tara, 963-1500.Gyminikids offers open play and Drop & Shop from 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Information: 927-1000.Lifeline Youth Group for junior and senior high school youth, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, 0355 County Road 132, Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-9657.A support group for family members and caretakers of those with ADHD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression or anxiety will meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Colorado West Mental Health, 6916 Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs. Information: Erin, 704-0774, or Janice, firstname.lastname@example.org.Megan George, a registered teacher through the Yoga Alliance, will lead classes at New Castle Family Fitness at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: 984-3200.The Glenwood Dance Academy is offering a one-hour Pre-Boys Breakin class for 3- to 6-year-olds with instructor Casey Beauchamp at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays in the Masonic Temple during September and in the academys permanent location at 100 Midland Ave. in October. Information: Casey, 379-7697.Chess club, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Kahhak Fine Art Gallery & School, 411 Main St., Carbondale. Information: 704-0622.Aspen Parks & Recreation Dept. welcomes expecting and new mothers for pre- and postnatal pilates and yoga classes from 11 a.m.-noon every Tuesday. Certified yoga and pilates instructors teach all classes and non-walking babies are welcome. The October special rate is $4 per day for general admission to the facility. Information: 920-5140. The fourth of five free seminars on new techniques in energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy will be from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday at an active construction site outside of Carbondale. This weeks seminar will focus on advanced sealing, window detailing and flashing, and will be at Blue Creek Ranch on Catherine Store Road. The seminar is for builders, architects, subcontractors, developers and landowners looking to build a home.Volunteers are needed to assist with informing hunters about big game regulations, boundaries and access, and local information from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27 through Friday, Oct. 29 at the Rifle Chamber of Commerce Hunters Tent. Commitment is a one-day minimum. Volunteers should have a general understanding of big game regulations and enjoy talking to the public. Training provided. Information: Linda Edwards at Linda.email@example.com or (970) 255-6145.The Glenwood Springs Park & Recreation department is offering therapeutic yoga classes designed for students of all ages recovering from injuries or surgery or who require a gentle form of exercise to ease chronic pain. Classes meet from 8:159:15 a.m. Thursdays, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 and Nov. 18. Cost is $24 for residents and $27 for nonresidents. Information: Brigitte, 384-6300.Tour Glenwood Caverns by lantern from 4-7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 29-30. Tours start every 45 minutes. Show up in costume between 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, to ride the Iron Mountain Tramway for free. Follow the Trick-or-Treat Trail and continue to the Witchs Cavern for goodies and spooky Halloween family fun. Information: 945-4228 or 1-800-530-1635.The Alpine Singles group will meet at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, for a Halloween party. Information: Barney, 945-9128, or Cindy, 618-8077.The Glenwood Springs Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Development Authority and the Small Business Development Center will offer a retailing class, Designing a Complete Sales Team on Nov. 3. The class is $20 for DDA and Chamber members, $25 for nonmembers. RSVP: 945-6589.The United Methodist Women in Rifle are seeking crafters for the sixth annual Gingerbread Crafthouse sale, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Lovell Building. Information: Pat Peterson, 876-5160.Carbondale will once again collect leaves and small branches for recycling through Friday, Nov. 19. Drop-off site is 511 Colorado Ave. in the west side of the Town Hall parking lot. Residents are asked to separate leaves from branches, remove from bags, and deposit in appropriate containers. Leaf Days is sponsored by the town of Carbondale, Waste Management, and CaCaLoCo. Information: Public Works, 963-1307.
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