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Springs Theatre: June 18-24: The Chronicles of Riddick (PG-13) 7 and 9:15 p.m. daily. Call 945-4000 to verify showtimes.Crystal Theatre: June 18-24: Shrek 2 (PG) 8 p.m. Call 963-0633 to verify showtimes.Mall 3: June 18-24: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PG) 1, 4, 7 and 9:55 p.m. daily; Shrek 2 (PG) 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7 and 9:15 p.m. daily; The Stepford Wives (PG-13) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily. At the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify showtimes.Movieland: June 18-24: The Terminal (PG-13) 12:30, 3:10, 6:30 and 9:15 p.m. daily; Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (PG-13) 1, 3:10, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m. daily; Around the World in 80 Days (PG) 12:45, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m. daily; The Stepford Wives (PG-13) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m. daily; The Chronicles of Riddick (PG-13) 12:45, 3:30, 6:30 and 9:20 p.m. daily; Garfield (PG) 12:15, 2:30, 4:45 and 7 daily; Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PG) 12:15, 3:15, 6:20 and 9:15 daily; The Day After Tomorrow (PG-13) 9 p.m. daily. At the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify showtimes. Rifle Creek Theatre: June 18-24: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PG-13) 7 p.m. daily. Call 625-2323 to verify showtimes.
The Jill Watkins Band, a popular rhythm and blues band from Denver, will play the Hotel Colorado 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 22. No cover.
Dr. Karen Fox of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center will lead a half-day workshop on intergenerational conflict in the workplace from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 22, at the Western Colorado AHEC Center. The fee is $49. Information: http://www.wcahec.org or 434-5474, ext. 1.The Glenwood Springs Community Center will offer Mommy & Me for infants and toddlers, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 22. Fee is $4 for residents, $5 for nonresidents. Child care is available. Register: 384-6300.The Alpine Singles group will meet at the trailhead at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, to hike the Storm King Memorial Trail. Information: Joyce, 963-4100.The CMC Lappala Center in Carbondale will hold the fourth Mid-Valley Business Workshop Employment: Practical and Legal Perspectives, from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 23. Preregistration is $15 for chamber and bar association members, $30 for nonmembers; registration is $25 for members, $40 for nonmembers on the day of the event. RSVP: 963-1890.The Western Colorado Area Health Education Center will hold Caring for the Caregiver a Celebration of Certified Nursing Assistants from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at the center in Clifton. The $15 fee includes continuing education credits, lunch and door prizes. Information: 434-5474, ext. 1.The monthly luncheon of Carbondale Chamber Women in Business will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Comfort Inn. Bill Hofto, CPA, will present An Accounting Overview. $15/person. To RSVP, call the Chamber at 963-1890.Valley Havurah and Synagogue Shabbat dinner, 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 25, Glenwood Community Center. Dinner will be a vegetable/dairy/fish potluck; last names beginning with A-I should bring a salad or appetizer, J-Q a side dish and R-Z a main dish. Information: 945-1024.The BIGFOOT 4×4 monster truck hits town to crush cars at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle, in a show starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Tickets for the mud bog and demolition derby are available at CMCs Rifle Campus, 625-1871, and at the gate for $15 for adults, $5 for children 13 and younger, and free for children younger than 5. Mud for Marge kicks off at 3 p.m. on June 26 with face-painting, kids activities and live music for the family by Cookee. At 5 p.m., the monster truck show and mud bog begin. On Sunday, June 27, the fun continues with an Elder Trucking Demolition Derby and Tuff Truck competition starting at 2 p.m. at the fairgrounds. Tickets are available at CMCs Rifle Campus and at the gate for $10 for adults, $5 for children 13 and younger, and free children younger than 5.Dave Fishell will lead a walking tour of Grand Junction, from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, starting at the Museum of Western Colorados Whitman Educational Center, at 4th and Ute downtown. $10 for museum members and Grand Junction residents, and $12 for nonmembers. RSVP: 254-3866; Information: Kim Murray, 242-0971, ext. 214, or firstname.lastname@example.org.The Glenwood Springs Wal-Mart bicycle rodeo, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26.The Carbondale City Market will hold a Great American Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Profits benefit Share Our Strength, an anti-hunger nonprofit organization dedicated to ending child hunger. Information: Marian, 963-4754 A class reunion for the graduating classes of Carbondale Union High School (now Roaring Fork High School) for the years 1952, 53, 54, 55 and 56 will be held on Saturday, June 26. A potluck luncheon will be held at Sopris Park in Carbondale beginning at noon. An invitation is extended to anyone wishing to attend, regardless of whether or not you were a member of one of these graduating classes. Bring a potluck dish and renew old acquaintances. Information: Jackie Gross, 963-2200.Dave Fishell will lead a historical tour of Divide Road and Robidoux Springs Sunday, June 27. The tour costs $40 for members of the Museum of Western Colorado, $45 for nonmembers. RSVP by June 23: 242-0971; Information: Dave Fishell, 242-0971, ext. 205, or email@example.com; or Kim Murray, 242-0971, ext. 214, or firstname.lastname@example.org.Dick Moolick will present a program, Experiences as a Guest of the Chinese Government, at 7 p.m. Monday, June 28, at the New Castle Museum.Glenwood Learning Center, a nonprofit summer school reading, writing, math and environmental education program for kindergarten through sixth grade, is accepting students. The program runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 through Aug. 6. Information: 945-8295.The Hotel Colorado, in conjunction with Leadership Coaching Inc., will hold Developing Inspiring Leadership Tuesday, June 29. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a lunch break. The cost is $179 per person. RSVP by June 22 at http://www.leaders-coach.com/ashop/Advanced-Glenwood.htm. Information: (877) 977-8956 or (720) 977-8956.Roaring Fork Valley kids looking to earn great money this summer and learn the game of golf can apply for the Roaring Fork Clubs Student Caddie Program. Training dates are available now through June. Information: 927-9100.The Girl Scouts of the Chipeta Council are selling discount tickets to Six Flags Elitch Gardens in Denver through June 30. Tickets are $20 each, with a free ticket for every three purchased. Girl Scouts of Chipeta Council serves more than 2,600 girls in 13 counties across the Western Slope. Information: (800) 288-0463 or (970) 242-4461.The deadline to apply for the Roaring Fork School Districts new citizens Financial Advisory Committee is June 30. Contact RFSD Finance Director Shannon Pelland at 384-6003 or email@example.com.Several Glenwood Springs Art Guild members will display their art around town through the end of June: Ann Lieber at Vita Mart and the Chamber Resort Association, Ruth Kary at Flower Mart, Ida Burnaman at the Department of Motor Vehicles and Bette Solowitz at Glenwood Music.The American Cancer Society is looking for cancer survivors for the 2003 Relay for Life in Rifle on July 1 and 17. Send a full name, address and phone number. Information: Sharon Taylor, 625-3978 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Basalt Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts will sell chairs from the West Buttermilk lift as a fund-raiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 3, in the Buttermilk parking lot. Chairs cost $100, and may be pre-ordered by contacting D.D. Gerdin at 923-3347 or Jana Briscoe at 963-8280. Buyers must pick up pre-sold chairs between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. the day of the sale.Aspen Highlands provides a showplace for locals most treasured automobiles at the first Exotic Car Expo from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 3, on the Plaza at Highlands. Participants and visitors will vote in several categories including most luxurious, most fun, coolest rims and the best in show Aspens Coolest Car. Competitors will vote on the competitors favorite and convey bragging rights to the grand winner. Youngsters can bring their favorite Matchbox or Hot Wheels car to display in their own separate competition. Car owners should fill out an entry form to reserve a space. Information: 925-9010 or http://www.darnauer.com. Storytelling camp for ages of 10 to 14 at the Pitkin County Library from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, July 5-22. The camp will culminate in a performance at the library at 2 p.m. July 22. Information: 925-4025.The Spiritual Paths Foundation & The Aspen Cancer Guides will present Living Fully: Preparing for the End of Life and Beyond, July 9-11 at the Aspen Chapel and the Aspen Institute. $225 after June 4. Information or to register: 923-0370 or http://www.spiritualpaths.net.Aspen Filmfest’s second annual Latino Youth Documentary Project will cover everything students ages 12-18 need to know for their own video documentaries. Participants will discuss films, write scripts, develop storyboards, shoot and edit their documentaries, and screen them for family and friends. The workshop will be in both Spanish and English at the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, July 12-23 . The workshop is in both English and Spanish and is free to Latino youth. RSVP by Monday, July 5. Information: Amy Townsend, 925-6882, ext. 102, or email@example.com.The New Castle Art Guild needs volunteers for ArtPhest July 16, 17 and 18. Information: Jeannie Hoppal, 625-0246.Registration is under way for Burning Mountain Festival events, July 16-18, ranging from a revived Hogback Hustle 5K to the traditional Miss Burning Mountain Pageant and the Irene Frigge Memorial Bed Race. Girls 6-18 years old who attend schools or reside in New Castle can register for the annual Burning Mountain Pageant until June 10. Information: Karen, 984-3625. Groups can register for the annual 300-yard bed race down Main Street. To register, Charlie, 984-0445 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This years parade, July 17, will highlight the festival theme, Coal Country Fair. Register: Margot, at 984-0651. Vendors can apply for booth space through July 1 by calling Julie at 984-2646. The festival still needs volunteers. Information: Judy Gordon, 984-3415 or Gordon@rof.net, or Karen Wood, 984-3625.Jessica Stott will hold a Christmas in July card-making workshop in Battlement Mesa, from 1:30-4 p.m. Saturday, July 17. The $20 fee covers all supplies and embellishments. Information or RSVP: Jessica, 285-5644 or email@example.com.Anvil Points Quilt Guild will workshops: Cheryl Phillips, creator of Quilts Without Corners and Wedgeworks, will present a trunk show at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 25, in the Lovell Building will feature Barbara Broshous, who does three-dimensional flowers on quilts. The follow-up class, May Day Wreath, will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, July 26. Information: Pat Peterson, 876-5100.All girls ages 4-17 who live and attend school in Garfield County are eligible for the Garfield County Royalty contest at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Rifle. The deadline is July 26. The contest has three age groups: Litl Miss (ages 4-7), Jr. Miss (8-12) and Miss Garfield County (13-17). The cost is $25, and applications are available at Parachute City Market, Rifle Chamber of Commerce, Wells Fargo Bank in Rifle, Silt Town Hall, New Castle City Market, the Glenwood Springs Mall office, Alpine Bank Glenwood Springs on Grand Avenue and Wells Fargo Bank in Carbondale. Information: Kelly Diaz, 230-0775.This years Litl Miss Pageant and the Fair Royalty are being combined into one event with three age groups Litl Miss (ages 4-7), Jr. Miss (8-12) and Miss Division (13-17) on Aug. 6. Al girls ages 4-17 who live in Garfield County are eligible. Information: Kelly, 230-0775.The Roaring Fork Valley chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold its annual fund-raising banquet Aug. 7 at Buffalo Valley. Information, membership: Duane, 984-0942.Its time to nominate educators for the 2005 Colorado Teacher of the Year. The Colorado Department of Education is encouraging fellow educators, administrators, parents and community members to put forward their best and brightest teachers. Applications include eight essay questions that must be completed by the nominee by Aug. 13. Information: http://www.cde.state.co.us.Roaring Fork School District officials remind parents who may be planning summer vacations that public schools will start Tuesday, Aug. 31 one week earlier due in part to a late Labor Day weekend and the need to end the calendar on June 1. Also, STAR Summer School will take place in all the elementary and middle schools as well at Glenwood Springs and Roaring Fork high schools from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays June 14 through July 22. Information: 384-6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.The Rifle Sportsmens Club has scholarships available for seniors graduating from Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Grand Valley and DeBeque high schools who will attend a college or technical school next fall. Information: Matt Starr, 379-5074 or http://www.riflesportsmensclub.ONGOINGGrand Valley Science Club is beginning in the Rifle area during the 2004-05 school year. It will offer Science support classes for upper elementary, middle and high school home-schoolers in the area. For registration or information, call Kim Whelan @ 285-7639.SUNDAYSGretchen Koenig will lead yoga classes from 9-10:30 a.m. Sundays and 7-8:15 p.m. Mondays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel. Information: 704-9642.MONDAYSKDNK radio offers bingo with cash prizes, progressive bingo and pull tabs every Monday night at Dos Gringos Burritos in La Fontana Plaza off Highway 133 in Carbondale. Games start at 7:15 p.m., but come early for a seat. Proceeds benefit KDNK Community Radio. Information: 963-0139.Kate Carei will lead yoga classes from noon to 1:15 p.m. Mondays, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market. Information: 704-9642. Abba Kriegar leads Iyengar yoga from 5:15-6:45 p.m. Mondays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82, across the street from City Market, in El Jebel. Information: 704-9642.Gretchen Koenig will lead yoga classes from 9-10:30 a.m. Sundays and 7-8:15 p.m. Mondays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel. Information: 704-9642.Creating a Life Worth Living Living an Integrated Life begins Monday, June 14, and meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for six consecutive Mondays at the Mid-Valley Counseling Office In El Jebel. Carol Warner will lead the class. Information: 920-7683.The Body Barn in Carbondale offers Hatha yoga, combining traditional asana work and pranayama from 8-9:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Information: 963-3388.TUESDAYSBetty Vincent leads Yoga En Espaol/English from 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel. Information: 704-9642.Acupuncturist and herbalist Alaina Speraw will lead Food, Flavor & Energy, a five-week class on food, metabolism and health from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays through June 29, at Valley Wellness Center, 1517 Blake Ave., No. 203, in Glenwood Springs. The class costs $100. RSVP: 947-1701.Cindy Feldman leads yoga classes from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market. Information: 704-9642.Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market, offers Pilates classes from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: 704-9642Gyminikids also offers open play and Drop & Shop from 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Information: 927-1000.Lifeline Youth Group for junior and senior high school youth, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, 0355 County Road 132, Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-9657.WEDNESDAYSKate Carei will lead yoga classes from noon to 1:15 p.m. Mondays, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market. Information: 704-9642. The Body Barn in Carbondale offers Hatha yoga, combining traditional asana work and pranayama from 8-9:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Information: 963-3388.YouthZone Parenting with Love and Logic class, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and July 7 at the Rifle YouthZone office, 136 E. 12th St. $135 per person, or $150 for couple, and workbooks are $10. Information: http://www.youthzone.com.Gyminikids offers play, music and infant massage classes during the summer, as well as summer camps from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and some Thursdays. $25 each. Gyminikids also offers open play and Drop & Shop from 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Information: 927-1000.Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, offers Pilates from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 704-9642.Breast Feeding Essentials, at 2520 South Grand Ave., No. 110 in Glenwood Springs, offers Chat Time, an informal support group for breastfeeding mothers and mothers-to-be, from 10-11 a.m. every second and fourth Wednesday, beginning June 9. Brothers and sisters are welcome. Information: 945-6867.THURSDAYSA confidential Alzheimers caregiver support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at Glen Valley Care & Rehab Center. Information: 945-5476.A caregiver support group will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month at the Rifle United Methodist-Presbyterian Church (in the Lovell Building, 200 E. 4th St.). Information/RSVP: Celynn Krueger, 945-8050.Canine Country School will hold drop-in obedience class every Thursday night through the summer at Glenwood Springs True Value. Cost is $15 per class, or five for $50. Beginner dogs and handlers should attend the 5:30 p.m. class; more advanced dogs and handlers can attend at 6:30 p.m. RSVP and information: 524-8724. Cindy Feldman will lead yoga classes from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market. Information: 704-9642.Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market, offers Pilates classes from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: 704-9642Gyminikids also offers open play and Drop & Shop from 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Information: 927-1000.Colorado Canoe & Kayak instructors teach the basics of kayak rolling from 6:45-8:45 p.m. Thursdays, May 27 through Aug. 12. Information: 928-9949.The Basalt Library offers a reading program for children featuring The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog from 1:30-2 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 927-4311.FRIDAYSThe Two Rivers Mothers of Preschoolers invite all expecting mothers and mothers of preschoolers to meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the first, third and fifth Fridays of each month at Mountain View Church, next to Buffalo Valley. Child care is available for infants to kindergartners. Information: Jo, 876-1941.Kate Carei will lead yoga classes from noon to 1:15 p.m. Mondays, and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Aspen Health & Harmony, 19351 Highway 82 in El Jebel, across the street from City Market. Information: 704-9642. The Silt Historical Societys needlework group meets 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Silt Historical Park. Information: 876-5801.The Basalt Emergency Management Committee meets at 9 a.m. the first Friday of every month at Basalt Town Hall, and all meetings are open to the public. Information: Dick Merritt, 927-5178. The Body Barn in Carbondale offers Hatha yoga, combining traditional asana work and pranayama from 8-9:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Information: 963-3388.SATURDAYSTaylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt offers free fly-fishing clinics from 10 a.m. to noon, every Saturday morning. The clinics cover equipment, casting, reading the water, entomology and other relevant topics. Just show up. No reservations required. Information: 927-4374.Taylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt will offer free fly-fishing clinics covering equipment, casting, reading the water, entomology, and more from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday through the end of June. Information: 927-4374.For free child-care referrals from Aspen to Parachute, visit http://www.corra.org and click on find child care or contact Kids First Glenwood Office: 928-7111.The Glenwood Springs Recycling Center has ongoing plans to build several gardens around its lot and paint murals on the sides of surrounding metal buildings. If you are a gardener or artist, or would simply like to volunteer some elbow grease, stop by the center during operating hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The center is also looking for plant donations from the community. Information: 945-2010.The membership campaign for the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Associations 2004-5 season is under way. Five performances are scheduled, including the New York Theatre Ballets The Nutcracker and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. A season ticket is just $35 for adults, $15 for students and $80 for a family. Tickets can be purchased by mailing a check to Glenwood Springs Concert Association, P.O. Box 214, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.Art of Defense, located on 8th and Grand in Glenwood, is offering an ongoing self-defense/protection program. No uniforms, no belts, no testing, no commitment. Just the necessary basics to protect yourself and your family. Drop in! Information: 984-2109.Advocate Safehouse Project offers support groups for women in current or past abusive relationships on Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Rifle and in Glenwood from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Free. Child care available. Information: 945-2632.The High Country 4-Wheelers meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the New Castle Super Bowl. New members welcome at the meeting and to join trail rides. ATV enthusiasts are also welcome. Roaring Fork Valley parents are invited to schedule a consultation with a YouthZone counselor to discuss parenting and family concerns. The cost is $28 for a 50-minute consultation. Information: 945-9300. The fourth annual Scandinavian Smorgasbord at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church needs volunteers to help cook, clean and serve this fall. Neither experience nor Scandinavian heritage is necessary. Information: 947-9009 or 945-8714.
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