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Springs Theatre: Sept. 6-12: “SwimFan” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3 p.m. weekend matinees. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Sept. 6-12: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 6 p.m. and “Lovely & Amazing” (R) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Sept. 6-12: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “City By The Sea” (R) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:20 and 9:35 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 p.m.; “Spider Man” (PG-13) 12:40 and 6:40 p.m.; “Men in Black 2” (PG-13) 3:05 and 9:15 p.m.; “SwimFan” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:45, 4:45, 6:45 and 9:10 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: Sept. 6-12: “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 p.m. daily matinees, 7:05 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “City By The Sea” (R) 2 and 4:30 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: Sept. 6-12: “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 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.
Fall classes at the Carbondale Clay Center begin Sept. 16. Drop-ins will be 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning Sept.19. Short specialty classes include gargoyles and lanterns, Oct. 11 and 25; turkey platters, Nov.15 and 22. Call 963-2529 for more information.Colorado Dramatists is accepting entries for the New Plays Forum to be held in February, 2003. All entries must be one-act plays, no longer than an hour in length; 10-minute plays are also accepted. Submission fee for each play is $5. Contestants must be members of Colorado Dramatists. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 31. Send scripts to: Colorado Dramatists New Plays Forum, P.O. Box 40516, Denver, CO 80204-0516 or call 303-675-6500 for more information.
Symphony in the Valley, an all-volunteer orchestra, is having its first rehearsal of season from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the Glenwood Springs High School Band Room. The orchestra is looking for additional musicians, especially on the violin, viola and cello.Glenwood Music will host Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Sept. 11, will feature Lesa Russo, a local folk singer and songwriter. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is now registering students for a KIDS Improvisation Games workshop from Sept. 11 to Dec. 11. Kathryn Preston will teach the workshop for 8- to 11-year-olds from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Call the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts at 945-2414 to register.The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork, 16543 Old Highway 82, Carbondale, will hold an open house and back to school night from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18. Thom Schaefer from Shining Mountain School in Boulder will speak about Waldorf education at 5:30 p.m. Meet the teachers and visit classrooms.
New Castle Family Fitness Center , 820 Castle Valley Blvd., 984-3200, is now offering beginning yoga at 5:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Intermediate yoga continues at 6:30 on Tuesdays. Dr. Robert Adams of Orthopedic Associates of Glenwood Springs and Dale Schiesser, certified personal trainer of New Castle Family Fitness, will offer a weight room technique and exercise seminar at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16, at New Castle Family Fitness. The seminar is free and open to the public.Best-selling author of “Positive Puppy Training Works,” Joel Walton, will offer a free positive puppy training course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 6283 County Road 100 in Carbondale. Joel has nearly 20 years experience breeding and raising Labrador Retrievers, training puppies and dogs to be great dogs and helping owners solve their dog dilemmas. For more information, call Laura Van Dyne at 963-3745.KDNK Public Radio in Carbondale is seeking candidates for three seats on the station’s Board of Directors, which will be up for election at the station’s annual meeting and election on Nov. 7. Each seat carries a three-year term. Letters of intent to run for the board, including a 150-word biography, should be sent to KDNK, c/o Board of Directors Election, P.O. Box 1388, Carbondale, CO, 81623, or dropped off at the radio station at 76 S. Second St. in Carbondale. The deadline to apply is Thursday, Oct. 22. For more information, call 963-0139.LIFT-UP is seeking intake volunteers to assist clients. Volunteers answering the phone, greet clients, assess their needs and distribute food and clothing. For more information, call Janelle Weidler at LIFT-UP, 945-2005.Rep. Scott McInnis (R-Colorado) will honor Colorado Korean War veterans and will present them with the Korean War Service Medal. To ensure that no veteran is overlooked for their medal and pin, local area veterans should contact McInnis’ Glenwood Springs district office, 526 Pine Street, Suite 111, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 to apply by Sept. 12. The ceremony will take place at Eagle Valley High School Monday, Sept. 16. For more information, call McInnis’ office at 928-0637.
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