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Springs Theater: 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 Theater: 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.

Glenwood Springs artist Rich Waltsak will host an exhibit of his work with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 16, at his studio, 4843 County Road 154, Glenwood Springs. For more information call 945-6745.The Mount Sopris Artist Colony is seeking local sculptors and artists from the area to work and teach at the White Banks Mine on the Crystal River, southwest of Carbondale. For more information send a letter of interest to White Banks, P.O. Box 266, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602 or fax to 945-9274.

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 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. 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.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 call 947-0400. The Glenwood Springs Garden Club presents Dr. Curtis Swift who 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.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 Frontier Historical Museum needs volunteers for the front desk and to greet visitors this summer. Volunteers are needed for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays and to substitute for regular volunteers. For more information call 945-4448.The Citizen Telegram in Rifle is offering a $500 college scholarship to a high school senior from Rifle High School or Grand Valley High School. Deadline for scholarship applications is May 9. For more information call 625-3245.The Union Pacific Railroad will close the South Canyon crossing from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, for maintenance. During the closure, vehicle access to the South Canyon Landfill, Glenwood Springs shooting range and South Canyon will be shut down.The National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 8, at Colorado Mountain College, 1402 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs.The Roaring Fork School District will host an open house to honor Roaring Fork School District retirees from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Refreshments will be served.A free First Time Home Buyers Class is Thursday, May 8, provided by the Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation. For more information call David Carter, 524-8771.

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