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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 Gordon Cooper Library in Carbondale storytime for children three to five is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Information: 963-2889.
The New Castle Branch Library storytime is at 10:30 Wednesday. Toddler Storytime for children two and under is Friday at 10:30 a.m. Stories, crafts and fun! Information: 984-2346.
Storytime for 3-5 year olds at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 9th St. is Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 10:30 a.m. This week’s theme is “A Snail’s Pace,” with stories followed by a simple craft. Information: 945-5958.
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.
Garfield 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.
Carbondale Middle School will host Back to School Night starting at 5:30 p.m. with a barbecue, Wednesday, Sept. 17. Information: 384-5700.
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 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.
The Family Resource Center presents a nutrition lecture on current evidence on the role of fish oil, 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 Elementary School is hosting a Back to School ice cream social from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. Information: 384-5650.
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.
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 Glenwood Springs Community Center will sponsor a Grand Mesa Van Tour to see the fall colors, for seniors (50 and older), Thursday, Sept. 18. Van will leave from the community center at 8 a.m. Resident, $25; non-resident, $30. Information and to register: 384-6301.
The law firm of Beattie and Chadwick, 932 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, will host the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Business After Hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Information: Raelyn, 945-6589.
Mountain View Two Rivers MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at Mountain View Church next to the Buffalo Valley Restaurant in south Glenwood Springs. Information: Jo Morley, 876-1941.
The Glenwood Springs monthly community contra dance is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Masonic Lodge on the corner of 9th and Colorado. Music by the Last Minute String Band, with John Unger calling. Information: Don at 945-0350.
Volunteers needed Saturday, Sept. 20, to construct a new public trail for hiking and biking north of New Castle. Information and to volunteer, 927-8241 or 877-662-5220.
Equinox celebration at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at A Spiritual Center, above Construction Junction in Carbondale. Information: Golden, 927-0188.
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