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Springs Theatre: July 18-24: “The Pirates of the Caribbean” (PG-13), 7 and 9:40 p.m. nightly, 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: July 18-24: “Nowhere in Africa” (R) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: July 18-24: “The Pirates of the Caribbean” (PG-13) 12:25, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m.; “Legally Blonde 2” (PG-13) 12:40, 3, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “Terminator 3” (R) 1, 3:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m., “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” (PG-13) 12:30, 2:45, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “Sinbad” (PG) 5:05 p.m.; “Johnny English” (PG) 12:20, 3:05, 5, 7 and 9:05 p.m.; “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:10, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; “BadBoysII” (R) 12:45, 3:35, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: July 18-24: “Terminator 3” (R) 12, 2:30, 5, 7:30 and 10 p.m. daily, “Sinbad” (PG) 12:20, 2:20 and 5:10 p.m. daily; “Charlie’s Angels” (PG13) 7:10 and 9:40 p.m. daily, “LXG” (PG13) 12:10, 2:25, 4:50, 7:20 and 9:50 p.m. daily. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: July 18-24: “Legally Blonde 2” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Summer of Jazz presents Chuchito Valdes and the Afro-Cuban Ensemble playing from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday July 23, at Two Rivers Park. (No glass or dogs, please.) Information: Mary Noone, 945-7767.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. Information: 945-7771.Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase, from 8-10 p.m. This Wednesday, July 23, features Frank Martin. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Garfield County Library Summer Reading Program continues with special free performances by juggler Peter Davison Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., at Carbondale City Hall, and 1 and 3 p.m., at the Glenwood Springs Library basement; and 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the New Castle Community Center; 2 p.m., at Bea Underwood Elementary School. Information: Pat Conway, 945-5958. Kid Kare at the Glenwood Springs Community Center invites kids aged 18 months to six years to Dough Days from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Information: Barb, 384-6302.Carbondale kids can sign up to read to a dog at the Gordon Cooper Library at 2 p.m. Thursdays through Heeling Partners. (Dogs are perfect listeners!) Register before Wednesdays at 963-2889. The Sopris Barracuda Swim Team will sell ducks from now until Aug. 4 in front of Glenwood’s City Market on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at Glenwood’s Wal-Mart on Wednesdays for the 12th annual Ducky Derby festival, Saturday, Aug. 9, at Rio Grande Park in Aspen. Grand prize is $15,000 cash. Information: Terri Miller, 947-9835 or Claire Noone, 945-7767.
Public meetings will be held in New Castle and Silt regarding the future of EMS services. The first meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Silt Town Hall and at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at New Castle Town Hall. Information: New Castle Ambulance, 984-0466, Susan Taylor at 876-0510 or Matt Dahl at 970-248-7316.Basalt is having community meeting about water rates at 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, July 22, at Basalt Town Hall. Everyone’s welcome to attend. The Roaring Fork Conservancy offers Riverside Birding at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at conservancy Park in the Park East subdivision, near the Glenwood Springs airport. Information: Call the Roaring Fork Conservancy, 927-1290.Silt Heyday is Saturday August 2, at Veterans Memorial Park in Silt. Information: 876-5801.Volunteers are needed for the Carbondale Mountain Fair July 25-27. All volunteers who contribute four hours will receive a Mountain Fair T-shirt. Information: 963-1680, or stop by 645 Main St., Carbondale.There will be a social and business meeting for Garfield County Airport users, spouses and friends at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Columbine Restaurant at the Rifle Golf Course. Meet Brian Condie, airport manager. RSVP by Aug. 1: Larry Smalley, firstname.lastname@example.org, 625-1091.The New Castle Historical Museum will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the museum. Anita Witt will speak about her recently published book, “I Remember One Horse: The Last of the Cowboys in the Roaring Fork Valley and Beyond.”Learn about pendulums, dowsing rods and muscle testing from 6:45-9:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at A Spiritual Center in Carbondale. Information: Golden, 927-0188.Amory Lovins of Rocky Mountain Institute will speak about hydrogen as a viable fuel, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Given Institute, 100 E. Francis St., Aspen. Free and open to the public. Information: 927-3851. Al Kaufman, a financial advisor with A.G. Edwards & Sons, will present a free workshop, “Better Investment Strategies for Retirees” from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at Carbondale Town Hall. Information: 970-241-0600.
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Roaring Fork School District Superintendent Rob Stein announced his resignation Friday, effective at the end of the school year, saying he will take “a personal sabbatical” next year.