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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.
The Carbondale Clay Center’s Kids Summer Show in the lobby of Alpine Bank, 0350 Hwy 133 in Carbondale, runs Wednesday, Aug. 13 to Friday, Aug. 29. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. tp 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to noon.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.
Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends, 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Highway 82. Information: 945-7771.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.Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8-10 p.m. This Wednesday, Aug. 6, features Flamenco guitarist Troy Gray. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
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.Kids 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.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.Free seminar from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center, new IRA distribution rules from the IRS. Seats are limited. Information: 970-285-7758 or 888-540-8655.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.Full-body bone density testing for $60, Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 1517 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: Mary Metzger, 945-7790.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 from the top of Eighth to Bennett Avenue at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16. Enter for your chance to win $5,000 and many other prizes. Information: 945-2414.A new Colorado law that requires drivers to use a Colorado’s booster seat law is now in effect. All children who weigh over 40 pounds or are at least four years old must use a booster seat in a moving vehicle, and must ride in booster seats until they are six years old or 55 inches tall.The Iron Mountain Tramway at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will not open until 11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every month for regularly scheduled maintenance, including Tuesday, Aug. 5. The Basalt Community United Methodist Church is taking orders for fresh frozen and pitted sour pie cherries from Western Slope orchards. Orders must be placed by Aug. 8; delivery Aug. 10. $20/10 pounds, $45/28 pounds. Information: 963-1944.Tuesday at the Garfield County Fair, Garco Fairgrounds features 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.
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