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FYI: For Your Information

Crystal Theatre: May 14-20: “The Barbarian Invasions” (R) 8 p.m. daily. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-633 to verify showtimes.

Movieland: May 14-20: “Troy” (R) 12:15, 1, 3:30, 5, 7 and 8:45 p.m. daily; “New York Minute” (PG) 12:15, 2:35, 4:30, 6:30 and 8:45 p.m. daily; “Mean Girls” PG-13) 12:30, 3, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m. daily; “Van Helsing” 12:30, 3:35, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m. daily; “Laws of Attraction” (PG-13) 2:50 and 9 p.m. daily; “Envy” (PG-13) 12:40 and 6:20 p.m. daily; “Man on Fire” (R) 12:40, 3:35, 6:30 and 9:20 p.m. daily. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify showtimes.

Mall 3: May 14-18: “Troy” (R) noon, 3:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday; and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; “New York Minute” (PG) 1:15, 3:20, 5:20, 7:20 and 9:20 p.m. Sunday; and 7:20 and 9:20 p.m. Monday through Thursday. “Mean Girls” (PG-13) 12:45, 3, 5:15, 7:25 and 9:20 p.m. Sunday; and 7:25 and 9:20 p.m. Monday through Thursday. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 145-1400 to verify showtimes.

Rifle Creek Theatre: May 14-18: “Walking Tall” (PG-13) 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday; and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Call 625-2323 to verify showtimes.

The White River National Forest is closing Kobey Park roads 508 and 103 above Lenado to all motorized uses until July 1 to prevent soil damage and ensure public safety. Red Rim Road 534 has been closed since November and will remain closed until July 15 unless conditions allow it to open sooner. Capitol Creek Road 316 will be closed until June 15. Other temporarily closed roads include Basalt Mountain road 524, Red Table Mountain Road 514, Cattle Creek Road 509 and Burnt Mountain Road 506. These roads will open when conditions permit. Information: 925-3445.

The Colorado Department of Transportation will replace expansion joints on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon from 7 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. weekdays. One lane of traffic will be open through each work zone at all times. On May 17, crews will begin replacing the expansion joint on the westbound bridge at Bair Ranch.

The 40th annual Crystal River Kayak Races May 14-16 on the Crystal River in Carbondale with qualifying events for the Colorado High School Whitewater Cup. Information: Colorado Rocky Mountain School, 963-2562.

Open-water PADI certification scuba class on Sunday, May 16, for adults and children older than 10. Information: 984-2820.

A public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, May 17, at Carbondale Elementary School will present a plan to continue Montessori learning in both Crystal River and Carbondale elementary schools. Information: Fred Wall at 384-6001.

The Mountain Valley Developmental Services Greenhouse is selling plants, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays until plants run out. The greenhouse is at 700 Mount Sopris Drive in Glenwood Springs. Info: 945-2306.

Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association’s annual “Explore Glenwood” hospitality training series May 17-21. $5 per person per day. RSVP: Joni Bates, 945-6589 or

The Silt Fitness Center will offer free workouts from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 17-23 as part of Get Active America! week. Information: 876-5153.

There will be a training meeting from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, downstairs at Aspen Community Church, 200 E. Bleeker, for volunteers for the counseling team for the Traveling Tribute to Vietnam Veterans, scheduled to be in Rio Grande Park May 20-24. Information: Sunny Redmond, 923-2181.

Robin Henry speaks on “Birds of Texas” 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church, 546 Hyland Park Drive in Glenwood Springs. Bring an item for the potluck dessert bar.

Adopt-a-Neighbor program meeting 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 19, Carbondale Senior Housing community room. Information: Laurie Loeb, 963-2798.

Colorado Mountain College-Rifle golf clinics, 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays, May 19 through June 9, and June 16 through July 7, Rifle Creek Golf Course. $50. Information and registration: 625-1871.

Grand River Construction will be patching and crack-sealing streets starting Wednesday, May 19. Work will start on North Midland and go south towards 8th Street, and South Blake Avenue from East 29th Street south to Highway 82. There will be delays for traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Flaggers will be present.

GMCO will be chip-sealing Midland Avenue, South Grand Avenue and South Blake Avenue Wednesday and Thursday, May 19-20. There will be traffic delays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Flaggers will be present. Drivers will need to be cautious to prevent broken windshields. On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 25-26, the contractor will sweep and seal the streets.

An Anusara yoga class from 6-7:30 p.m. daily through May 20 promotes optimal alignment for increased strength, flexibility, and stamina. The class is suitable for all students 16 and older. Cost: $32 for residents, $36 for nonresidents, or $56 for residents or $60 nonresidents. Information: 384-6301, e-mail or

Several Glenwood Springs Art Guild members will display their art around town through the end of June: Ann Lieber at Vita Mart and the Chamber Resort Association, Ruth Kary at Flower Mart, Ida Burnaman at the Department of Motor Vehicles and Bette Solowitz at Glenwood Music.

Taylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt will offer free fly-fishing clinics covering equipment, casting, reading the water, entomology, and more from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday through the end of June. Information: 927-4374.

The American Cancer Society is looking for cancer survivors for the 2003 Relay for Life in Rifle on July 1 and 17. Send a full name, address and phone number. Information: Sharon Taylor, 625-3978 or

Storytelling camp for ages of 10 to 14 at the Pitkin County Library from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, July 5-22. The camp will culminate in a performance at the library at 2 p.m. July 22. Information: 925-4025.

The Roaring Fork Valley chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold its annual fund-raising banquet Aug. 7 at Buffalo Valley. Information, membership: Duane, 984-0942.

It’s time to nominate educators for the 2005 Colorado Teacher of the Year. The Colorado Department of Education is encouraging fellow educators, administrators, parents and community members to put forward their best and brightest teachers. Applications include eight essay questions that must be completed by the nominee by Aug. 13. Information:

The Rifle Sportsmen’s Club has scholarships available for seniors graduating from Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Grand Valley and DeBeque high schools who will attend a college or technical school next fall. Information: Matt Starr, 379-5074 or http://www.riflesportsmensclub.


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.


KDNK radio offers bingo with cash prizes, progressive bingo and pull tabs every Monday night at Dos Gringos Burritos in La Fontana Plaza off Highway 133 in Carbondale. Games start at 7:15 p.m., but come early for a seat. Proceeds benefit KDNK Community Radio. Information: 963-0139.



The Carbondale Council of Arts and Humanities dance series, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays starting May 11 at its annex on Highway 133 in Carbondale. Carol Rothrock and Jim Sorenson will help beginners learn East Coast swing, the waltz, cha-cha and other ballroom dance steps. Cost: $35. Information: 963-1680 or 379-9677.

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.

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