What’s Going On
Springs Theatre: Oct. 3-5: Filmfest; Oct. 6-9: “Second Hand Lions” (PG), 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: Oct. 3-5: Aspen Filmfest; Oct. 6-9: “Open Range” (R) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.
Movieland: Oct. 3-9: “School of Rock” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:35 p.m.; “Out of Time” (PG-13) 12:35, 2:50, 5, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m.; “Duplex” (PG-13) 12:50 and 6:45 p.m.; “Second Hand Lions” (PG) 12:25, 3, 5:15 and 7:30; “Under the Tuscan Sun” (R) 1, 3:30, 6:30 and 9 p.m.; “Lost in Translation” (R) 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:05 and 9:20; “The Rundown” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:15, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Underworld” (R) 3:05 and 9 p.m. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.
Mall 3: Oct. 3-9: “UnderWorld” (R) 2, 4:35, 7:10 and 9:45 p.m.; “School of Rock” (PG-13) 2:10, 4:45, 7:20 and 9:50 p.m.; “Under the Tuscan Sun” (PG-13) 2:05, 4:40, 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.
Rifle Creek Theater: Oct 3-9: “Finding Nemo” (G) 7 nightly, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The Toy Shack, 715 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs offers a free Storytime to children 2-6 years old at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Information: 947-0333.
The Gordon Cooper Library in Carbondale Storytime for children three to five is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. 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 at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8. This week’s theme is “Dinosaur.” Stories followed by a simple craft. Information: 945-5958.
Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8-10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, features Bad Habit Allstars. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Colorado State Foster Parent Association conference is from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Devereux Room at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs.
Alpine Bank will host a Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Business After Hours mixer from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the West Glenwood Springs branch, 50891 Highway 6. Information: Raelyn, 945-6589.
There will be a tutor workshop Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 12-1 p.m. at CMC Rifle, 703 Railroad Ave., and from 6:30-7:03 p.m. at the CMC District Office, 9th and Grand, Glenwood Springs. Information and RSVP: Literacy Outreach, 945-5282.
The Bookcliff, South Side and Mount Sopris Conservation Districts will host a workshop on grazing and hayland renovation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Silt Fire Station. Sponsored by the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative. Information: 945-5494, ext. 101.
College Night is 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale. Information: Diane Corbett, email@example.com or 384-5758.
LIFE – Love In Family Education, a homeschool support group, monthly support meeting is at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9. New families welcome. Information: Donnalyne LaGiglia, 945-6222.
The Glenwood Springs Post Independent, the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and the city of Glenwood Springs present Planning Community Events 101, a free half-day seminar, from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Information and to register: 384-6301.
The Northwest Colorado Oil and Gas Forum formerly scheduled for Oct. 16 is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Garfield County Fairgrounds, South Hall in Rifle. Agenda includes oil and gas activity, water issues, BLM activities, Battlement Mesa issues. Information: Brian Macke, 303-894-2100, ext. 122.
Senior Housing of Carbondale will host the 6th annual Fossil Trot walk and run fundraiser beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Senior Housing. Pancake breakfast by the Lions Club. Information: Jerlyn, 963-9326.
The Aspen Valley Community Foundation Spring Board will host its annual fund-raiser “Give Some. Get Some,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at Elevation restaurant in Aspen. $20. Door prizes, silent auction. Information: Amiee White Beazley, 948-2728, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will hold its fall used book sale continues through Saturday, Oct. 11, in the library basement, 413 9th St. Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-5958.
Sen. Wayne Allard is seeking high school students for the United States Senate Youth Program. Information: Nelma Hundley, program coordinator, Colorado Department of Education, 303-866-6865 or go to http://www.ussenateyouth.org. Deadline is Oct. 13.
Congressman Scott McInnis encourages Colorado students living in the Third Congressional District to apply for a nomination to the U.S. Service Academies. Information: 719-543-8200. Deadline is Oct. 15.
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