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Springs Theatre: Aug. 16-22: “XXX” (PG-13), at 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.
Crystal Theatre: Aug. 16-22: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.
Movieland: Aug. 16-22: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Blue Crush” (PG-13) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, and 7:30 p.m.; “The Adventures of Pluto Nash” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:30, 4:30, 6:45 and 9 p.m.; “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 9:35; “Blood Work” (R) 12:40, 3:20, 7:10 and 9:35 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 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: Aug. 16-22: “Austin Powers, Goldmember” (PG-13) 12:10, 2:40 and 4:50 p.m. daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Signs” (PG-13), 12, 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinee, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30, 2:45 and 5 p.m. daily matinees, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times.
Rifle Creek Theater: “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Open House and registration night at Crystal River Ballet School is from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23. Students can register for fall classes, which begin Sept. 3, and include creative dance, pre-ballet, ballet, jazz, boys hip-hop, Kindermusik, cardio-dance and liturgical dance. The classes are for ages three to adult. Call CRBS at 704-0114 for details.
Artists are invited to submit works to the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts for the upcoming Borderlands exhibit, set for Sept. 5 to 27. It is a celebration of cultural heritage and art. For information call 945-2414.
Ralph Dinosaur and the Fabulous Volcanos will play the patio party starting at 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at the New Castle Superbowl.
The Bookcliffs Council on the Arts and Humanities will host the “thinking man’s bluegrass band,” the Waybacks, at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at Sunrise Arts Garden, 955 County Road 293, Rifle. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for kids age 4 to 12; children 3 years old and younger get in free. For details call Bill Morrow at 625-1889 or Jack Green at 618-0911.
Glenwood Music will host Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians showcase, from 8 to 10 p.m.. This Wednesday, Aug. 21, will feature Grass, a local folk and bluegrass duo. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Glenwood Springs Art Council and the city parks and recreation department present “Putting on a Play,” for kids ages five to 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Aug. 26 to 30, at the Glenwood Springs Arts Center. Students will stage a production of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Call 945-2414 to register.
The circus is coming to town. Circus Chimera bills itself as the “world’s biggest bigtop” and presents performers from nine different countries. Performances in Glenwood Springs will be at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, and 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, in the field next to the Glenwood Springs Community Center.
The Basalt Elementary School will host a kindergarten open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, for all kindergartners coming in this fall. There will be a parent orientation in the cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. while the children spend some time with their new teachers.
Abba Krieger is offering 10-week yoga sessions from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, beginning Sept. 5 at the Yoga Co-op above Construction Junction in Carbondale. Classes include asanas, pranayama, chanting and meditation. Cost is $100 for all 10 classes or $15 for drop-ins. Call 963-8932 for details.
Cottage businesses are needed for the Fall Community Fair, from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in New Castle. If you make soaps, candles, crafts, pickle or can, you are welcome to participate. Applications must be received by Sept. 7. There is no vendor fee. To sign up, go to http://www.newcastlechamber.org and click on Fall Community Fair 2002, then on vendor’s application.
The sixth annual Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce golf tournament begins at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Rifle Creek Golf Course. It is open to the public. Entry fee is $25 and includes greens fees and a picnic lunch. Call Sharon at the chamber for reservations, 625-2085.
The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts’ noxious weed cost-share program is accepting applications through Sept. 16 to help treat all of Garfield County’s noxious weeds. Receipts for spraying are due Nov. 15. To receive an application, call the district office at 945-5494, ext. 101 or the Garfield County Weed Management office at 625-3969.
The South Canyon boat ramp will remain closed until Oct. 18 due to damage incurred during the Coal Seam Fire. Construction of a new pedestrian bridge is scheduled to begin the first week in September. For more information call the Bureau of Land Management at 947-2800.
The Garfield County landfill will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3.
The new Silt Lions Club is having open enrollment through Sept. 10. Each club works on projects in their own community. For more information about becoming a member in the new Silt Lions Club, call Debbie at 230-0446.
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