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Springs Theatre: Sept. 13-19: “SwimFan” (PG-13) 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: Sept. 13-19: “Road to Perdition” (R) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times. Movieland: Sept. 13-19: “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.; “Stealing Harvard” (PG) 12:40, 3, 5, 7:10 and 9:15 p.m.; “The Importance of Being Ernest” (PG-13) 12:40 and 6:40 p.m.; “SwimFan” (PG-13)12:25, 2:45, 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. 13-19: “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Serving Sara” (PG-13) 2:30 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, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Sept. 13-19: “Road to Perdition” (R) 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Glenwood Springs artist Mary Noone and Children’s Rocky Mountain School students have created “The Voice of Tomorrow 2002,” an acrylic on canvas painting now hanging in the Gordon Cooper Branch Library in Carbondale. Thirty-two children painted over a four-week period. Noone’s expertise was made possible by a generous grant from the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities arts in the schools grant.The Colorado Mountain College Central Services Gallery is currently presenting a series of portraits of women who live with and battle breast cancer by Aspen photographer Nora Feller. “Portraits of Hope: Conquering Breast Cancer,” will run through Sept. 30. The gallery is at Grand Avenue and 9th Street in Glenwood Springs and is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Garfield Re-2 school district music faculty presents a free night of music at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Rifle High School auditorium.The rock-pop-country-funk-blues band Scooze will play Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Sunrise Arts Garden, 955 County Road 293 in Rifle. Scooze will take the stage from 3 to 7 p.m. This outdoor concert is hosted by the Bookcliffs Council on the Arts & Humanities. Admission is $7.50 for adults. Doc’s BBQ will be on sale at the event. Call 625-1889 for information or directions. Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Highway 82. Call 945-7771 for details.Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Sept. 18, will feature Michael John Gurul playing Celtic harp, piano and classic guitar. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Artist’s Mercantile, 823 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, is holding an art contest for artists 12 years old and under. The theme is the color red. Winners in three categories will receive gift certificates. Drop off entries by Oct. 1. For information, call 947-0947.Sgt. Levy Burris of the Glenwood Springs Police Department Crime Prevention and Youth Activities Programs presents “Magic! Magic! Magic!” at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 30 at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. The magic show will raise funds for youth projects and activities. There will also be a drawing for a bike or scooter and other prizes. Tickets are $6 for children and senior citizens. Adult tickets are $8. For details, call Sgt. Burris at 945-8566.Come out and show off your football skills in the NFL/Gatorade Punt, Pass & Kick competition at 12 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Roaring Fork High School baseball field. Participants will compete in punting, passing, and place-kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy. Boys and girls ages eight to 15 are eligible to compete. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
The University of Denver will host an informational meeting about its Ph.D. program in educational leadership in western Colorado from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Roaring Fork School District Re-1 district building in Glenwood Springs. The program is scheduled to being in summer 2003. Call the Western Colorado Graduate Center for more information, 800-891-3795.Sean Jeung and Peace By Piece Parenting will offer “Redirecting Children’s Behavior” beginning Wednesday, Sept. 25. The cost of the five-week course is $125 for one person or $195 for a couple. Classes will be held at the River Valley Ranch House in Carbondale. For details or to register, call Sean at 945-4465.Glenn Morris of the American Indian Movement and Denver Latina activist Nita Gonzales will discuss the movement to transform Columbus Day at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, at the Carbondale Community School. The goal of the movement is to take a critical look at the impacts Columbus brought to Native Americans and transform the holiday that celebrates his life into one that provides dignity and respect to all people. For details, call the Stepstone Center at 963-3483.Mountain Valley Developmental Services will be hold its fall plant sale in the greenhouse behind the main building, including mums and culinary herbs, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Sept. 18. Call 945-2306 for more information.The 12-week 2003 Master Gardener training will begin in February. Classes, held on Thursdays, will be in Eagle. For information, call CSU cooperative extension in Eagle, 328-8630.
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