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Springs Theatre: Sept. 20-26: “The Banger Sisters” (R) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday matinees. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Sept. 20-26: “Possession” (PG-13) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times. Movieland: Sept. 20-26: “The Banger Sisters” (R) 12:20, 2:45, 5:10, 7:25 and 9:30 p.m.; “City By The Sea” (R) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “Trapped” (R) 12:25, 3:20, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; “Four Feathers” (PG-13) 12:40, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:25 p.m.; “Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever” (R) 12:45, 3, 5, 7:10 and 9:20 p.m.; “Stealing Harvard” (PG-13)12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 7 and 9 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Sept. 20-26: “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; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 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. 20-26: “Master of Disguise” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Borderlands International Exhibit features work by Latino, Russian and Anglo artists, and will be on exhibit at the Center for the Arts Gallery, 601 East 6th Street, through Sept. 30.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.
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, Sept. 25, will feature Hell Roaring String Band playing bluegrass. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
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. Tickets are $6 for children and senior citizens. Adult tickets are $8. For details, call Sgt. Burris at 945-8566.St. Stephen’s School in Glenwood Springs announces the opening of its pre-school under the direction of Jessica Riddle. St. Stephen’s Pre-school is now accepting registrations for the current school year for children between the ages of three and five. Call the school office, 945-7746, to schedule an appointment.
Mark Rashid, internationally respected clinician, horseman and author, will teach a horsemanship clinic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27-30 at Cedar Ridge Farm, 3059 County Road 103, Carbondale. Rider spots for Rashid’s clinic have all been reserved, but spectators are welcome. Admission is $25 per person per day. For more information or directions, call Kathleen Kirch at 925-6518.Win cash and prizes at the Bareback Bonanza at this year’s Potato Day, Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Gus Darien Memorial Arena one mile east of Carbondale on Catherine Store Rd. Events include barrel racing, team polebending, flag race, dollar bill contest, greased pig contest and wild donkey race. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. Events begin at 2:30 p.m.Gov. Bill Owens will attend the grand opening of the new visitor center at Sylvan Lake State Park at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the visitor center, 10200 West Brush Creek Road south of Eagle. The new visitor center is part of an expansion of Sylvan Lake State Park which included 1,272 acres and approximately 11 miles of riparian habitat along East and West Brush Creek.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.National Fire Plan applications are now available at Colorado State Forest Service district offices. The grants help residents, communities and local governments in wildland-urban interface fund projects that reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire. Applications are due to CSFS offices Sept. 30. For more information, go to http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CSFS.YouthZone PALS program is looking for adults and high schoolers ages 15 to 18 in Carbondale, Glenwood, New Castle, Silt, Rifle and Parachute to become a guiding friend and role model for youth ages six to 16. PALS pairs share a few hours per week together and may do activities such as hiking, homework, cooking, or community volunteering. Interested volunteers, contact YouthZone at 945-9300 or 625-3141.The South Side Conservation District is offering an educational grant of $500 to Rifle, Silt and New Castle schools and youth groups to develop new or enhance existing educational programs that compliment agriculture, conservation or environmental issues. Call the district office at 945-5494, ext. 101, for an application.
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A battle over COVID-19 precautions intensified in the mid-Roaring Fork Valley on Thursday. A private school contends parents alone should determine whether their children should wear masks. Eagle County will seek a court order to make the school comply if it continues in-person learning.