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Springs Theatre: April 4-10: “View From the Top” (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: 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 and 9:15 p.m.; “The Core” (PG-13) 1, 3:45, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m.; “Basic” (R) 12:45, 3, 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, 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 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 and 4 p.m. weekend matinees; 7 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 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee; 7 p.m. only Sunday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Saggar and raku workshop with visiting artist Terry Shepherd, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13, at the Colorado Mountain College Aspen studio. Class limit is 15. Cost $65. To register call, 925-7740. Participants may bring three small bisque-ware pots to be fired during the workshop. Shepherd recommends white stoneware clay with some grog or sand.
The Glenwood Springs Art Guild will offer three art-related grants for the 2003-2004 school year for graduating seniors from the Re-1, Re-2 or Grand Valley School Districts. For an applications write to the Glenwood Springs Art Guild, P.O. Box 64, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602. Deadline is Wednesday, April 23 at 5 p.m. For information call Kikuko Woodyard at 945-8270 or your local high school art teachers.call Sally Thompson, Glenwood Springs, 945-7033.
Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, April 9, will feature the E.L.B. Block rock trio. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Ave., 928-8628.
The Carbondale Community Drum Circle will be from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Carbondale Community School. Open to all. 45-minute beginners lesson at 6:45. For information call Laurie Loeb, 963-2798.
Enter the third annual New Castle Library poetry contest for kindergarten through eighth grade. Judging based on originality and creativity. Deadline is April 9. Call Diane at 984-2346 for more information.
Storytime for 3-5 year olds will be held at the Glenwood Springs Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 9. The theme will be “Here . Chick, Chick,” with stories followed by a simple craft. The library is located at 413 9th 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 984-2346 for details.
Storytime at the Gordon Cooper Library, Carbondale is at 11 a.m. Thursdays. Call 963-2889 for details.
Storytime at the Silt Branch Library starts at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 876-5500 for details.
Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers at the Basalt Regional Library is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Saturday. For information call Susan at 927-4311.
LIFE – Love in Family Education, will hold Presentation Day and a planning meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9. For information call Donnalyne LaGiglia, 945-6222.
The Night of the Stars talent show, a benefit for the Riverside School eighth-grade class, is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, and Thursday, April 10, at Riverside School. Tickets are $5 or $20 per family.
The Garfield County Assessor’s Office will be closed from Friday, April 11 through Tuesday, April 15, for renovation and remodeling. Two representatives from the office will be in the Treasurer’s Office during the closure to answer all questions and conduct business. For information call the Treasurer’s Office at 945-6382 or Garfield County Assessor Shannon Hurst, 945-9134.
The Town Square Series of weekly discussions continues at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, with “War in Iraq: International Perspectives,” at Basalt Town Hall. For more information call Dave Reed at 927-9159 or Julie Fox-Rubin at 927-9667.
Literacy Outreach needs volunteers to work two hours each week. Informational sessions will be held at the Gordon Cooper Library in Carbondale from 1-2 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 and from 12-1 p.m. and at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10. For more information call 945-5282.
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Glenwood’s Sunlight Mountain Resort opens full-time for the season Friday with all three of its lifts providing access to expanded terrain. Oh, and it’s supposed to snow!