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Springs Theatre: Aug. 1-7: “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: Aug. 1-7 : “Finding Nemo” (G) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 1-7: “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.; “Gigli” (R) 12:50, 3:25, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m.; “Tomb Raider 2” (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 7 and 9:35 p.m.; “Seabiscuit” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:40, 6:40 and 9:30 p.m.; “American Wedding” (R) 12:20, 2:45, 5, 7:05 and 9:10 p.m.; “Bad Boys 2” (R) 12:45, 3:35, 6:30 and 9:20 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Aug. 1-7: “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: Aug. 1-7: “The Pirates of the Caribbean” (PG-13) 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly weekends, 7 p.m. only Monday-Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
“Watercolor Painters” is at the Aspen Chapel Gallery, with an artists’ reception from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6. Participating artists include Laurie McBride of Snowmass and Arvid Johnson of Carbondale. Exit the Aspen roundabout at Castle Creek to Meadowood Drive. Information: 925-7184. The Glenwood Springs Art Guild is taking applications for the annual Fall Art Festival, Sept. 24-28. Application information: Portia, 945-0393, Glenwood Springs Art Guild, P.O. Box 64, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602. Patron information: Mary Gould 945-9860 or Anne Jolley, 945-9525.
For the month of August, enjoy Music in the Park from 7-10 p.m. Wednesday nights in New Castle’s Burning Mountain Park. This Wednesday, Aug. 6, it’s “Cowboy Attitude.” Hogback Pizza subs, pizza and beverages available. Sponsored by New Castle Chamber of Commerce and City Market.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.
Attention motorists: Midland Avenue from Seventh Street to Wulfsohn Road in Glenwood Springs will be reduced to single-lane traffic from Tuesday Aug., 5 to Thursday, Aug. 7 for roadway improvements. Information: 945-7291.The Alzheimer Association meets on the first Monday of every month. Heritage Park Family Support Group, “Remember Me?” 6:30-8 p.m., meets Monday, Aug. 4, at Heritage Park Care Center classroom, 1200 Village Rd., Carbondale. Information: Dr. Gloria Miller, 963-1500.All children are invited to ride their bicycles in the Garfield County Parade. Information: 625-9056 or 625-6433. The GarCo Democrats are hosting an official Howard Dean MeetUp at the downtown county courthouse annex in the commissioners’ room in downtown Glenwood Springs at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6. Information: 625-1797, firstname.lastname@example.org.Columbine Christian School will be open for registration from 5-8 p.m., Monday, August 4; school starts Aug. 18. from 5-8 p.m. 23rd and Blake in Glenwood Springs, Information: 970-945-7630.The Western Colorado Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meets at 7:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Glenwood Railroad Museum. Information: Jan or Pat, 928-8721 or email@example.com.Monday at the Garfield County Fair, Garco Fairgrounds features 4-H home economics and general projects check-in, judging and interviews starting at 9 a.m. And Tuesday, it’s 4-H dog show/obedience trials at 8 a.m., swine weigh-in and classification at 1 p.m., goat weigh-in at 3 p.m., lamb weigh-in at 4 p.m., and rabbit, poultry and beef weigh-in at 5 p.m. Fair continues through Aug. 10. Railroad Avenue, Rifle. The Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport has changed its Unicom frequency as of Aug. 1 from 122.8 to 123.0. Also, Eagle County Airport has changed its tower frequency from 118.2 to 119.8.Put on the Dog at Colorado Animal Rescue’s “Puttin’ on the Dog (and Kitty Cat) Ball,” Saturday evening, Aug. 9. Enjoy a night of food, drink and dancing under the stars to “The Sirens of Swing.” Proceeds benefit the CARE shelter all year long. Information: Pattye Lacy, 947-9173.Dr. Alex Omelchuk will offer full body bone density testing for $60, Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 1517 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: Mary Metzger, 945-7790.The Rifle Kelly-Hanson Post 78 of the American Legion invites everyone to participate in the Garfield County Fair Parade to show support for our troops Saturday, Aug. 9, at 9:30 a.m. Information: Dean Wells, 625-1097 or Joe Clugston, 625-5429.Adopt-a-ball any weekend for $5 in front of Glenwood’s City Market and Safeway stores for the Glenwood Springs Kiwanis Grand Prix Eighth Street Ball Race and enter for your chance to win $5,000 and many other prizes at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, from the top of Eighth to Bennett Ave. $5 to adopt-a-ball. Information: 945-2414.
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