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Springs Theatre: May 2-22: “X-2, X-Men United” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3:30 p.m. weekend matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: May 2-8: “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” (PG-13), 7 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: May 2-8: “X-2, X-Men United” (PG-13), 12:15, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. and 12:50, 4:45 and 7:35 p.m.; “Anger Management” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:30, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m.; “Holes” (PG) 1, 3:35, 6:50 and 9:20 p.m.; “The Lizzie McGuire Movie” (PG) 12:25, 2:30, 4:35, 6:45 and 9 p.m.; “The Real Cancun” (R) 9:35 p.m.; “Confidence” (R) 12:35, 3, 5:10 and 7:20 p.m.; “Identity” (R) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: May 2-8: “Lizzie McGuire” (PG) 2:15 and 4:40 weekend matinees; 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Anger Management” (PG-13) 2 and 4:30 matinees, 7:15 and 9:40 p.m. nightly; “Malibu’s Most Wanted” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 matinees, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: May 2-8: “X-2, X-Men United” (PG-13) 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.

The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts needs of volunteers to man the gallery during the week and volunteers to help out at special events, openings, and music concerts. Call contact Dale Reed at the Center for the Arts to volunteer, 945-2414. The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is located at 601 E. Sixth Street across from the Hot Springs pool and next to the Yampah Vapor Caves.

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, May 7, will feature Ellen Stapenhorst. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association presents a half-day workers’ compensation seminar from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 6, at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs. For more information or to register, call 945-6589 or log on to Glenwood Springs Garden Club presents Dr. Curtis Swift will speak about xeriscape techniques at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Methodist Church fellowship hall in Glenwood Springs. For more information call Ginny at 945-6603 or Bev at 928-8806.Monday through Friday, May 5-11, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., Highway 82 through Snowmass Canyon, traffic will detour at Gerbaz Way and use Lower River Rd. returning to the highway at Snowmass Creek Rd. Upvalley traffic will use one lane of the highway Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect intermittent traffic stops during the week and on Saturdays.The Frontier Historical Society Museum will go to summer hours on Monday, May 5: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.The Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 Ninth Street, will hold its Spring Used Book Sale through Saturday, May 10. For more information call 945-5958.The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition will sponsoring a free video lecture by author and director Michael Moore, “Stupid White Men” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 6 at the Basalt Community United Methodist Church, 200 E. Homestead Dr., Basalt. For information, contact Steve at 945-1030.There will be a home school curriculum used book sale from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 8, at 515 W. 2nd, Rifle. For more information call Kim O’Neill, 876-5405 or Alison Chiles, 625-4137.Rifle Middle School will hold a fundraiser through May 12 for supplies to send to military troops in the Middle East. Donations can be dropped off at any Alpine Bank, RMS, or Elk Mountain Motors in Glenwood Springs. For more information call 285-7100, ext. 1352.The Summer Reading Program at the Garfield County Public libraries is a fun eight-week program running from June 17 through Aug. 7 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the county branch libraries. The Roaring Fork Branch of the American Red Cross Western Colorado Chapter will hold volunteer training. Introduction to Disaster Services is from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, in Glenwood Springs. To register for this class, call the Red Cross office at 947-0400.The Federal Emergency Management Agency reminds Colorado residents who live near areas that burned in last year’s fires and along rivers and streams that they are at risk from floods and recommends they buy flood insurance. The policies take 30 days before they go into effect and cover private homes, businesses and rentals. Contact a local insurance agent.The Union Pacific Railroad will close the South Canyon crossing from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, for maintenance. The closure was originally scheduled for April 16. During the closure, vehicle access to the South Canyon Landfill, Glenwood Springs shooting range and South Canyon will be shut down.

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