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Springs Theatre: Sept. 12-18: “Whale Rider” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3 p.m. weekend matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Sept. 12-18: “Winged Migration” (G) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Sept. 12-18: “Matchstick Men” (PG-13) 1, 3:45, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m.; “Once Upon a Time in Mexico” (R) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:05 and 9:20 p.m.; “Cabin Fever” (PG-13) 12:25, 3, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Le Divorce” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; “The Order” (R) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:10 and 9:20 p.m.; “Seabiscuit” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:40, 6:40 and 9:25 p.m.; “Open Range” (R) 12:20, 3:10, 6:30 and 9:25 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Sept. 12-18: “Open Range” (R) 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.; “Once Upon a Time in Mexico” (R) 1:50, 4:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Matchstick Men” (PG-13) 1:45, 4:25, 7:10 and 9:40 p.m. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: Sept. 12-18: “Freaky Friday” (PG) 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.

The Glenwood Springs Art Guild members displaying their work in Glenwood for September and October are Ruth Kary at John Glossa Jewelry, Marilyn Samuelson at Vita Mart, Sandy Yarnell at the Flower Mart and the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, Ann Lieber at the Department of Motor Vehicles and Scott Martin at Glenwood Music.Denver artist Jennifer Thomson will present painting classes at the Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork on Tuesday, Sept. 23 and Thursday, Sept. 25. $30 for each classes or $50 for both. Information: 963-1960 to register.

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, Sept. 17, features 3 Girls From Nowhere. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.

Tour guide and naturalist Randall Ortega Chaves will present a talk and slide show “Birds of Costa Rica” at the Tuesday, Sept. 16 meeting of the Roaring Fork Audubon Society, at the Eagle Public Library at 7 p.m. Information: 704-9950 or 963-3479.Garfield Legal Services presents Tuesday Night Bar at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Rifle City Hall. Information and to register: 945-8858.JVA Consulting will host a grants application workshop from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Avenue, Room 3A. Information: 800-292-9551 or County Republicans will hold their monthly luncheon at noon Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the White Buffalo Restaurant at Battlement Mesa. Information: Tom Beard, 285-9740, Jim Larson, 945-9456 or Dorothy Cerise, 928-8260.The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and Pinnacol Assurance Corporation will sponsor an interactive cost containment certification seminar to help businesses reduce workman’s compensation insurance costs from 8-10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at the First Choice Inn in Glenwood Springs. Information or to register: Shiela at 945-6589 before Sept. 17.Carbondale Elementary School is hosting a Back to School ice cream social from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. Information: 384-5650.Carbondale Middle School will host Back to School Night starting at 5:30 p.m. with a barbecue, Wednesday, Sept. 17. Information: 384-5700.Girls between five and 15 and their parents are invited to the Girl Scouts of Chipeta Council Parent Information Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Highland Elementary in Rifle. Information: 800-288-0463, ext. 322.Garfield Legal Services presents the Do It Yourself Divorce class from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs. Information and to register: 945-8858.Sopris MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. Information: Marla, 704-9014.Literacy Outreach and the Garfield County public libraries are sponsoring a “Why I Love to Read” essay contest. Entries are due Sept. 16. Forms and information: 945-5282.Wal-Mart, 3010 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs, will host a women’s health event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19 and 20. Information: Cassandra, 945-5336.The Basalt Regional Heritage Society presents a Fireside Chat from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Basalt Middle School auditorium, featuring author Earl Elmont speaking about “Lives Along the Fryingpan.” Information: 927-4693.The Family Resource Center presents a nutrition lecture on current evidence on the role of fish oil in the treatment of diseases and maintenance of health, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the center just left of the main entrance to Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale.Carbondale Community Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, hosted by La Maison, 210 Main Street. served. RSVP: Cindy at the Chamber, 963-1890.

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