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Springs Theatre: May 21-27: Van Helsing, 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily; 1-1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees. Call 945-4000 to verify showtimes.Crystal Theatre: May 21-27: Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (NR) 8 p.m. daily. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify showtimes. Mall 3: May 21-27: Shrek 2 (PG) 12:40, 2:40, 4:50, 7 and 9:15 p.m. daily; additional 11:30 p.m. show Friday and Saturday; Mean Girls (PG-13) 12:45, 3, 5:15, 7:25 and 9:20 p.m. daily; additional 11:30 p.m. show Friday and Saturday; Troy (R) noon, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. daily; additional 10:30 p.m. show Friday and Saturday. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify showtimes.Movieland: May 20-27: Troy (R) 12:15, 1, 3:30, 5, 7 and 8:45 p.m. daily; Shrek 2 (PG) 12:35, 1:15, 2:45, 3:45, 5:10, 6:30, 7:20 and 9 p.m. daily; New York Minute (PG) 12:15, 2:35, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. daily; Mean Girls (PG-13) 12:30, 3, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m. daily; Van Helsing (PG-13) 12:30, 3:35, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m. daily. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify showtimes. Rifle Creek Theatre: May 21-27: Shrek 2 (PG) 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, 3, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify showtimes.

Changing Horses, featuring Leah and Cole Campbell, 9 p.m. tonight, Rivers Restaurant. Frank Martin, 9 p.m. tonight, Steves Guitars, Carbondale. Flux5, Colorado funk, 10 p.m. tonight, The Balck Nugget, Carbondale, $5. The Dags, rock, 9 p.m. tonight, OLearys, Rifle. Classy Karaoke, Wednesday and Sunday, 9 p.m.Haden Gregg and Kelly Michel, 6 p.m. tonight, Two Rivers on the patio; and 10 a.m. Sunday at Rio Grande Park. The Last Minute String Band; acoustic, old-time Appalachian and Contra Dance tunes, 8:30-11 p.m. tonight, Summit Canyon Coffee Shop. American Defiance, punk rock, 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow, $5, Ship of Carbondale. Alan Cotten, rock covers patio show, 2 p.m. Sunday.

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 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. Yampah Mountain High School graduation, 10 a.m. Friday, May 21, Sunlight Mountain Resorts lodge deck. Information: 945-9463.Bridges High School graduation, 5 p.m. Friday, May 21, Sunlight Mountain Resort lodge. Information: 384-5995. Glenwood Springs High School graduation, noon Sunday, May 23, Stubler Memorial Field. Information: 384-5555.Basalt High School graduation, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, outside the school. Information: 384-5959.Roaring Fork High School graduation is at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, outside the school. Information: 384-5757.Roaring Fork High Schools Project graduation party, 8 a.m. Sunday, May 23, to 3:30 a.m. Monday, May 24. Information: Nicki Zugschwerdt, 384-5704 or 963-2207, or Gayla Raaflaub, 963-0314.Splendor Mountain Spa, 506 Maple St. in Glenwood Springs, presents four workshops: Thai Massage with Susan Wilmot, May 21-23; Practical Herbal Wisdom with Lynn Albers, June 7-9; Massage for Everyone with Michael Mary Onewing, June 11-13; and Beaded Jewelry Making with Mindy Katay June 26. Information: 945-7454.Four Mile Creek Bed and Breakfasts Spring Thing garden celebration from 1-7 p.m. Friday, May 21, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 22. The fund-raiser for the Glenwood Center for the Arts restoration project features a sale of flowers, plants, collectibles and Carol Wagners paintings. Information: 945-4004.Two Rivers Mothers of Preschoolers invites all moms of preschoolers and expecting mothers to meet Friday, May 21. The local Lions Club and Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute will offer free screening to kids age 1-5 to detect eye disorders. Child care is provided for infants to kindergarten age. Information: Jo, 876-1941.The Glenwood Springs Community Center will hold Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 21. Free to all chamber members and front-line employees to learn about local summer activities such as the Hot Springs Pool and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Information: Joni, 945-6589.Aspen Health & Harmony is hosting a couples massage workshop 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 22. The yoga retreat and spa is located across the highway from City Market in the Wind River Tree Farm. Information: 704-9642.The eighth annual Rifle Rendezvous, May 21-23, Garfield County Fairgrounds and downtown Rifle, featuring the Rocking Horse Band, Grand Funk Railroad, Trading Post Flea Market, a carnival, cowboy poets, Fiesta de Vaquero, a beer garden, Garfield County Regulators, Kids Korner and more. Information: 625-4634.Support your local professional theatre company by attending The Firebugs at 7:30 p.m. May 21-23 and 27-29 at Colorado Mountain Colleges Spring Valley Campus in the New Space Theatre. Tickets are $16 for adults and $10 for students. Information: 309-5398 or http://www.thunderrivertheatre.com.Ride the Iron Mountain Tramway free from 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 21, and enjoy drink and appetizer specials at the Exclamation Point Restaurant & Bar. Saturday, May 22, is Astronomy Night at the Glenwood Caverns, when you can join local astronomers at the top of Iron Mountain after dark for a great view of the comets and planets. Practical Spirituality Tools for Everyday Living, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 22, Carbondale. Information and registration: 963-0364.Vision testing will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 22, at Ambers Playhouse in the Apple Tree Center in New Castle. The New Castle Lions Club is sponsoring the noninvasive photo screening that can detect most problems that cause poor vision in young children. Testing is for children ages 9 months to 6 years.Share Colorado will distribute food and register new families and individuals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at the Eagles Club, 312 7th St. in Glenwood Springs. Information: Vicky, 945-5657.There will be a garage sale to benefit the Gracie McSwain family from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, at St. Stephens Catholic Church. Gracie was bit in the face by a dog in Glenwood Springs earlier this month. Information: 947-9980 or 945-5010.The Glenwood Springs Community Center will hold a free tennis demo day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 22, at the Rippy Tennis Complex. Wilson demonstrations, class registration information, tennis league sign-up and refreshments will be available, as well as free refreshments and information sessions about the summer tennis program. Information: Kathleen, 384-6312.Colorado Animal Rescue hosts Mayday for Mutts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, at High Tails Dog and Cat Outfitters, 50663 Highway 6&24 in Glenwood Springs. Games for dogs, demonstrations of agility and canine rangers, exhibits and booths, including Heeling Partners and the Gabriel Foundation, refreshments and a pet adopt-a-thon. Information: Sharon Haller, 947-0014.Carbondale Clay Center will hold its annual spring fund-raiser, Cajun Clay Night, on May 22. Each ticketholder will receive a ceramic bowl to fill with gumbo and other items and to take home after the party. Information: 963-CLAY.The inaugural Western Slope Poker Run will depart from Aspen Valley Harley-Davidson at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22. Open to all licensed motorcycles and riders, with optional overnight camping Saturday night on private land in Rangely. ABATE is a nonprofit motorcycle rights organization dedicated to rider education and protecting freedom of the road. Information: 876-2918 or 675-8897. Help clean up the Linwood (Pioneer) Cemetery in Glenwood Springs at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 22. Meet at the cemetery trailhead at 12th and Bennett. Bring your rakes, shovels and pruning shears, which will be loaded into a vehicle and driven to the site. Water and lunch will be provided. Dont forget sunscreen, insect repellent, hat and work gloves. Information: 945-4448.


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