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Springs Theatre: April 4-10: “View From the Top” (PG-13), 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. nightly; no shows on Saturday and Sunday due to Aspen Shortsfest showings; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.

Crystal Theatre: April 4-6: Aspen Shortsfest. Tickets available at Sounds Easy and the Wheeler Opera house. April 7-10: “Rabbit-Proof Fence” (PG), 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.

Movieland: April 4-10: “Head Of State” (PG-13) 12:30, 2:40, 4:45, 7:00 and 9:15 p.m.; “The Core” (PG-13) 1:00, 3:45, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m.; “Basic” (R) 12:45, 3:00, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “A View From the Top” (PG-13) 7:10 and 9:10 p.m.; “A Man Apart” (R) 12:20, 3:10, 7:00, 9:30 p.m.; “Piglet’s Big Movie” (G) 12:35, 2:30, 4:30 p.m.; “Phone Booth” (R) 12:15, 2:45, 4:45, 7:25 and 9:20 p.m.; “What a Girl Wants” (PG) 12:30, 3:15, 6:45 and 9:00 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.

Mall 3: April 4-10: “The Core” (PG-13) 1:00 and 4:00 weekend matinees; 7:00 and 9:50 p.m. nightly; “Basic” (R) 1:30 and 4:15 matinees, 7:15 and 9:40 p.m. nightly; “What a Girl Wants” (PG) 2 and 4:30 matinees, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times.

Rifle Creek Theater: April -10: “Jungle Book 2” (PG) 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3:00 p.m. Sunday matinee; 7:00 p.m. only Sunday through Thursday. Special matinee at noon Saturday, April 5. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.

The Strays will play at 9 p.m. Friday, April 4, at Rivers Restaurant in Glenwood Springs.

The Last Minute String Band, with April and Don Paine and friends, plays old time acoustics at the Summit Canyon Coffee Shop on Friday, April 4th. The music starts at 8:00 p.m.

TRUNK will rock the Black Nugget in Carbondale at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Cover charge.

Reckless Abandon plays at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Short Stop in El Jebel. Country D.J. with JD the Marlboro Man 8 p.m. Saturdays; Thursday ladies’ night with free drinks for ladies from 8:30-10:30 p.m. D.J. dancing from 9 p.m. to close.

The Dags will play at 9 p.m. Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke is Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.

Scooze plays at 9 p.m. Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, at the Winchester Night Club in Rifle. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Call 625-0380 for details.

Schmieser Gordon Meyer, Inc., a Glenwood Springs engineering firm, is offering its annual engineering and surveying scholarships for area high school and college students. Applications are due by Friday, April 4, and are available at area high schools or by calling SGM, 945-1004 or from the Web at

Register for kindergarten classes from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, at Sopris Elementary and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 4, at Glenwood Springs Elementary School. Meeting for parents of students planning to attend GSES is from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 3. For information call 384-5450 or 384-5400.

The West Garfield County Landfill will host a free dump day Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 625-2516 for details. The summer schedule will begin Sunday, April 6: Monday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

An evening of dining and entertainment is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Basalt Middle School. Raffle, silent auction, cake auction, dinner. Entertainment by Basalt Middle School Band ensembles, Walt Smith, Jimmy Dykan and Hayden Gregg. Family tickets are $25 or $7 each. Proceeds benefit the Basalt band program.

The Rifle area chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual banquet at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. For information call Jane Chapman, 285-9740.

The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition will hold a candlelight flashlight vigil for peace at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, in Centennial Park, at the corner of 9th and Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. For more information, call Cathleen at 963-9852.

Prophecy scholar Adam J. Sippola will speak on “Iraq and America in Prophecy,” information on the prophecies of Nostradamus, the Bible and the Native American Tribes concerning the present war between Iraq and America, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 7, at the Glenwood Springs Mennonite Church, 2306 Blake Ave. Free admission. Call 945-8238 for more information.

Colorado West Counseling Services is sponsoring a half-day workshop, “How Not to Let Your Personality Get in Your Way,” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 5, at the Colorado West Office, 6916 Hwy 82, Glenwood Springs. Cost is $30. To register, call 945-2853.

Celebrate Russell Brown’s retirement after over 30 years with QWEST. Open house pot luck will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at 0111 Willow Lane, Carbondale. RSVP to 945-2800 or 963-1548.

Enrollment is now open for the spring Music Together classes for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers and parents, April 14 to June 20. For information call Annie Flynn at 963-1482.

Colorado Animal Rescue needs volunteers to assist with kennel cleaning, cat care and general cleaning. To sign up, call Leslie at 947-9173.

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