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Springs Theatre: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “XXX” (PG-13), at 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 3-Sept. 5: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Blue Crush” (PG-13) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; “Feardotcom” (R) 12:50, 3:45, 7:10 and 9:20; “Simone” (PG-13) 12:40, 3:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Lilo & Stitch” (PG), 2:45 and 7:05 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30 and 4:45 p.m.; “XXX” (PG-13), 12:45, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Fear Dot Com” (R) 2:40 and 4:50 daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 nightly; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 2:45 and 5 p.m. daily matinees, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “XXX” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The Carbondale Clay Center,135 Main St., Carbondale, is now registering students for fall classes. It offers children and adult classes in wheelthrowing, handbuilding and sculpture in the morning, afternoon and evenings. Local artists Peg Malloy, Molly Ogilby and Matt Johnson and CCC resident artists Julie Johnson and Steven Colby will be teaching weekly classes this fall session, from Sept. 16 to Nov. 22. Stop by the Clay Center to register. For details call 963-2529.Become a purchase patron at the annual Glenwood Springs Fall Art Festival, Sept. 25 to 29. Each year the purchase patrons are the first to view the show and make their selections for purchase. The Art Guild will host an exclusive purchase patron evening Sept. 24 to meet the artists and feast on hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds from the festival support deserving high school graduates and help provide art materials to local schools. Patrons must purchase one piece of art for $50 or more. For more information call Kate Nielsen at 945-5204.
Glenwood Music will host Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Sept. 4, will feature Photopia, a local electric folk rock band. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.Lightning Strikes, a rock, blues, funk band, will play at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, west Glenwood Springs. Saturday, Sept. 7, is D.J. night from 9 p.m. Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details.
Storytime for 3 to 5-year-olds will be held at the Glenwood Springs Library on at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4. The theme will be “Rattlesnakes.” The library is located at 413 Ninth Street. Call 945-5958 for more information.Storytime for preschoolers at the New Castle Branch LIbrary is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Storytime for toddlers, children two years old and younger, is at 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Featured are stories, activities and simple crafts. Call Diane at 984-2346 for details.The Rifle Library hosts Storytime for preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Stories, followed by a simple craft. The theme for Sept. 4 & 5 is “Guinea Pigs Don’t Read Books.” Call 625-3471 for details.Storytime at the Silt Branch Library starts at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 876-5500 for details.
The Glenwood Springs Group of the Embroiderers Guild of America will hold its monthly meeting from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, Sept. 9th, at Needles & Pins, 712 Blake at the St. James Inn. Call Becca at 945-7434 for more information.The city of Glenwood Springs is looking for volunteers to serve on a variety of commissions, boards and committees including the Ad Hoc Airport Committee, the Building Contractors Licensing Board, the Downtown Development Authority, the financial Advisory Board, the Housing for Tomorrow Commission and the Planning and Zoning Commission. Applications are available at the city clerk’s office, 101 W. Eighth St., Suite 325, Glenwood Springs or on the city’s homepage, http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us or by calling 384-6403.The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced 2002 cattle feed program funding is now available. Cattle producers of breeding herds are eligible for the funding as are cows, bulls and replacement heifers that will calve next spring. Yearlings, calves, dairy cattle, buffalo, sheep or other livestock are not eligible. Payment is $23 per head in the form of feed credit at a local feed store. Sign-up dates are Aug. 28 through Dec. 2. For information call the Farm Service Agency at 945-5494. After Labor Day weekend, Sylvan Lake will be drained from a depth of 21 feet to 6 feet to facilitate repairs to the dam. The bag and possession limits are suspended. The current brook trout closure from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1 remains in effect. Restocking will take place once dam improvements are completed. Water levels are expected to return to normal in the spring or early summer. For more information, call Sylvan Lake State Park at 970-328-2021.RFTA bus service will run hourly instead of half-hourly, after 8:15 p.m. from Sept. 3 to Nov. 27. After 8:15 p.m., down valley service will be available at 15 minutes after the hour. For information call 920-5038.
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