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Springs Theatre: July 25-31: “The Pirates of the Caribbean” (PG-13), 7 and 9:40 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3:40 p.m. weekend matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.
Crystal Theatre: July 25-31: “Bruce Almighty” (PG-13) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.
Movieland: July 25-31: “Spy Kids 3 in 3D:” (PG) 12:20, 2:30, 4:30, 6:50 and 9 p.m.; “The Pirates of the Caribbean” (PG-13) 12:25, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m.; “Terminator 3” (R) 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “Tomb Raider 2” (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Seabiscuit” (PG) 12:35, 3:40, 6:40 and 9:30 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 and 3:10 p.m. “Bad Boys 2” (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 25-31: “Tomb Raider 2” (PG) 1, 4, 7 and 9:40 p.m.; “LXG” (PG-13) 1:20, 4, 7:20 and 9:50 p.m.; “Spy Kids 3 in 3D” (PG) 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.
Rifle Creek Theater: July 25-31: “The Pirates of the Caribbean” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Only two more days to visit the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts’ exhibit about remembrance and reflection. “Phoenix Rising: Remembering the Coal Seam Fire” is the focus of eight artists’ works this month. Between the Hot Sprngs Pool and the Vapor Caves. Information: 945-3414.
“A Summertime Art Show” opens with a meet-the-artists reception at Main Street Gallery, 817 Grand, Glenwood Springs. from 5-8 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 1. Information: 945-4817.
Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8-10 p.m. This Wednesday, July 30, features Noah Arneson. Limited seating. Free admission. Information: 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Town of Carbondale’s free, Saturday night concert series during the month of August starts off with nationally-known singer/songwriter Cheryl Wheeler on Saturday, Aug. 2. Music will kick off at 4:30 p.m. with Betty Dylan, and Cheryl at 6 p.m. At Fourth and Main in Carbondale. Information: 704-4114.
Have an “Intimate Evening With Bluegrass, Etc.,” at the Sunlight Mountain Inn, starting with a BBQ at 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, and music outdoors (or in the lounge if the weather’s bad) at 6:30 p.m., with Slipstream and the Lone Pine Bluegrass Band opening. $25/dinner and show, $12/kids 12 and under. Bring a lawn chair. Reservations required. Information: 945-5225.
Cowboys and cowgirls, ages 3-6, saddle up for the Stick Horse Rodeo, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., on Wednesday, July 30, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center in-line rink. Free. Information: 384-6302.
Garfield County Library Summer Reading Program continues with special free performances by magicians Dave and Connie Elstun. Wednesday, July 30: 10:30 a.m., at the New Castle Community Center and at 2 p.m., at Bea Underwood Elementary School; Thursday, July 31: at 10:30 a.m., at the Silt Community Center, and at 2 p.m., at Rifle City Hall. Information: Contact your local library or call 945-5958.
The Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District will dedicate the new soccer field at Crown Mountain Park to the late Nick McGrath at 6:30 p.m., on Wednesday, July 30. Information: Sharon Rather, 963-6030, email@example.com.
Is your pet a star? Animals Ink is hosting a free taping for local entries for Animal Planet’s TV show, “Pet Star.” Bring your talented creatures (they can’t just look cute; they have to perform a trick) to Hendrick Park, in Carbondale from 9 a.m-noon, Saturday, Aug. 2. Information: Jane, 704-0315.
The works of Thornton Wilder will be featured in a Theatre Masters presentation, “Wilder than Ever” at 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3, at the New Space Theatre, CMC Spring Valley campus. $10. Information: 948-9484.
YouthZone’s Kiss-n-Squeal fundraiser shenanigans this week include on Wednesday, July 30: Midnight Bowling at El JeBowl from 6:30-9 p.m. (fundraiser for Jim Duke), Thursday, July 31: Krispy Kreme Donut Sale, Grand Avenue, Glenwood from 6:30 a.m.-’til the donuts are gone, (fundrasider for Frank Houpt and Luke Huttenhower). Information: 945-9300, youthzone.com.
Attention skater boys and girls: Mountain Madness comes to Two Rivers Park at 1 p.m., on Sunday, Aug. 3. All ages and all divisions welcome. $10 resident, $12, non-resident. Information: Glenwood Community Center, 384-6301.
Former Colorado Gov. Lamm will give a free presentation titled, “The Brave New World of Healthcare” at The Given Institute, 100 E. Francis, Aspen, at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 30, as part of the institute’s summer public lecture series. Light refreshments served at 5:30 p.m. Information: 925-3730.
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