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Springs Theatre: March 7-13: “Old School” (R) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly; 1 and 3 p.m. weekend matinees. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: March 6-13: “About Schmidt” (R) 7:30 p.m. nightly. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: March 7-13: “Chicago” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:15, 7:05 and 9:30 p.m.; “Old School” (R) 12:30, 3, 5, 7:25 and 9:30 p.m.; “Daredevil” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:35 p.m.; “Cradle 2 the Grave” (R) 1, 3:45, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; “The Life of David Gale” (R) 6:45 and 9:25 p.m.; “Bringing Down the House” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:45, 5:05, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “Tears of the Sun” (R) 12:35, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; “The Jungle Book 2” (G) 12:40 and 3:45 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: March 7-13: “Cradle 2 the Grave” (R) 2:05 and 4:25 p.m. weekend matinees; 7:05 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; “Chicago” (PG-13) 2:10 and 4:25 p.m. matinees; 7:05 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Bringing Down the House” (PG-13) 2 and 4:30 p.m. matinees; 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: March 7-13: “Ten Ways to Lose a Guy” (PG) 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The Carbondale Clay Center presents a short, specialty class, Oil & Vinegar Sets, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9. The instructor is Katie Van Alstine. Cost: $100. Required: mastery of basic wheel techniques.Colorado Mountain College Theater will hold auditions for its spring musical, “Two By Two,” 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, and from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at the Calaway Academic Building, Spring Valley campus. For more information call 945-2949.
Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Hwy. 82. Call 945-7771 for details.Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, March 12, will feature Yampah High School students. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Roaring Fork Coalition for Peace presents a video documentary, “The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm,” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper, Glenwood Springs. For information call 928-8744.The Garfield County Democratic Party will hold its monthly dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Dos Hombres in West Glenwood. For more info call 625-1797. Visit the new website for the GarCo Dems at http://www.ColoradoDemocrat.com. Community Voices for Responsible Growth will host a meeting on Red Feather Ridge at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the CMC Center 14th St. and Blake Ave., Rm. 2C, Glenwood Springs. The meeting will focus on campaign planning for the upcoming vote on Red Feather Ridge. All interested citizens are welcome to attend. Grand River Medical Center in Rifle is looking for volunteers of all ages to conduct tours in May prior to the opening of the new state-of-the-art medical facility. Volunteers are also needed to staff and operate the new hospital gift shop. Training will be provided. To volunteer call Cindy at 285-7046 by March 30..Leonard Gill, author of “Rambunctious Reflections” about his early childhood in East Africa, and the first installment of his autobiography, will sign his book form 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Through the Looking Glass bookstore in Glenwood Springs.Mt. Sopris Montessori School will host an open house for Latino families interested in preschool education from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at 879 Euclid Ave. in Carbondale. For more information call Ben Sanchez at 927-0155.The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition is organizing a march from Sayre Park, Grand Ave. and Hyland Dr., to Rep. Scott McInnis’ office in the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs Saturday, March 15. Create origami peace cranes from 11 a.m. to noon, noon to 1 p.m. speakers and music and 1 p.m. march to Rep. McInnis’ office.Hollis E. Kelley and Debra Drew of Edward Jones will host a free one-hour interactive TV program at 9:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at their offices in Glenwood Springs. Featuring Army General Barry McCaffrey speaking about war and terrorism. To reserve a seat call Kelly at 928-0500 or Drew at 928-0585.Hopeful Heart Drop-in Center of Rifle will sponsor an Equine Assisted Psychotherapy program, needs two western saddles and bridles, a ton of hay and cash donations. For every printer cartridge recycled, the organization receives $1. Drop them off at Hopeful Heart, 1217 Howard Ave., Rifle or at Bookkeeping To Go in Rifle. For information, call 285-6365.The Glenwood Springs Volleyball Club Team 15-1 will sell Krispy Kreme doughnuts through March 12. Doughnuts will be available for pick up on Friday, March 14, at the True Value parking lot in Glenwood Springs, starting at 8 a.m. and at Alpine Bank in Carbondale. Call 945-9431 or 945-1077 to place an order.
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