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Springs Theatre: Aug. 29-Sept. 4: “Seabiscuit” (PG-13), 7 p.m. only nightly, 3 p.m. only weekend matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Aug. 29-Sept 4: “Whale Rider” (PG-13) 8 p.m. Closed Monday, Sept. 1. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 29-Sept.4: “Jeepers Creepers 2” (R) 12:30, 2:50, 5, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m.; “Freaky Friday” (PG) 12:45, 3, 5:10, 7:15 and 9:20 p.m.; “Open Range” (R) 12:20, 3:10, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m.; “Uptown Girls” (PG-13) 12:45, 2:45, 4:45, 7 and 9:10 p.m.; “Spy Kids in 3-D” (PG) 5:15 p.m.; “Freddy Vs Jason” (R) 3:30 and 9:15 p.m.; “Seabiscuit” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:40, 6:40 and 9:30 p.m.; “S.W.A.T.” (PG-13) 1 and 6:45 p.m.; “My Boss’s Daughter” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Aug. 29-Sept. 4: “Open Range” (R) 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.; “The Italian Job” (PG-13) 1:45, 4:25, 7:10 and 9:40 p.m.; “Freaky Friday” (PG) 1:50, 4:10, 7 and 9:10 p.m. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: Aug. 29-Sept. 4: “Seabiscuit” (PG-13) 7 p.m. only, Sunday and Monday matinee 3 p.m. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.

Marble’s second annual Art Festival, Flea Market and Silent Auction runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. Enjoy a day in the high country browsing, bidding, eating and listening to music. Tour the new $250,000 restoration and renovation of the 115-year-old Marble Community Church. Information: 963-0649.

The National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Colorado Mountain College, 1402 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: Viola Searcy, 625-0876.The New Castle Art Guild will meet Thursday, Sept. 4, at Harvey Gap Reservoir. Information: Jim Hoppal, 625-0246.There will be a screening of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” under the stars at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 in Arbaney Park, Basalt. Rain location: Basalt Middle School.Join the Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, for trail improvement on Smuggler Mountain near Aspen. RFOV provides tools and dinner. Information and to volunteer: 927-8241.The third annual Roaring Fork River Cleanup sponsored by the Ferdinand Hayden Chapter of Trout Unlimited is Sunday, Sept. 7. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Barbecue in Arbaney Park at 12:30 p.m. Register at the Pitkin County Public Works Building on Highway 82, Lions Park in Basalt, Alpine Angling Fly Shop on Highway 133 in Carbondale and at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. Information: Paula Fothergill 963-1383.Defiance Community Players will hold auditions for its fall show, “Once Upon a Mattress” from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 and call-backs from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. Information: China, 618-6211 or Betsy, 618-0222.The Heritage Park Family Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer Association, will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Heritage Park Care Center, 1200 Village Rd., Carbondale. Topics: protecting legal rights and preserving independence. Information: Gloria Miller, 963-1500.Hollis E. Kelley Jr. and Debra Drew of Edward Jones Investment in Glenwood Springs will host a free video program on tax relief at 9:30 a.m., 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9. Investors will learn simple steps they can take to receive the full benefits of tax relief. Information: Hollis E. Kelley, 928-0500 or Debra Drew, 928-0585.Congressman Scott McInnis encourages Colorado students living in the Third Congressional District to apply for a nomination to the U.S. Service Academies. Information: Susan Smith, 719-543-8200. Applications must be submitted by Oct. 15.Garfield County’s Noxious Weed Share program still has funding available to help treat weeds. Call the Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts at 945-5494, ext. 101 for an application.The Glenwood Springs High School Alternative Cooperative Education coordinator is seeking employment opportunities for high school students. Information: Jill Wilson, 384-5565.Chambers & Associates is holding a free seminar, “Ten Ways for Retirees To Cut Taxes and Make Money Go Farther,” from 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Reduce or eliminate taxes on social security. Information: 285-7758 or toll-free (888)540-8655.Literacy Outreach and the Garfield County public libraries are sponsoring a “Why I Love to Read” essay contest. Entries due Sept. 16. Forms and information: 945-5282.Senior road trip to Meeker Sunday, Sept. 7. Leaves the community center at 9 a.m.Information and to register: 384-6301. Glenwood Springs Branch Library book sale is Oct. 4-11. Book donations accepted. Information and to volunteer: 945-5958.

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