What’s Going On
Springs Theatre: Oct. 4-10: “Red Dragon” (R) weekdays at 7 and 9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.
Crystal Theatre: Showing through Oct. 6: “The Fast Runner” 7 p.m. nightly. Oct. 7-10: “13 Conversations About One Thing” (R) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.
Movieland: Oct. 4-10:”The Banger Sisters” (R) 12:20, 2:45, 5:10, 7:25 and 9:30 p.m.; “Sweet Home Alabama” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:25, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Tuxedo” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:50, 5, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “Four Feathers” (PG-13) 12:40, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:25 p.m.; “Red Dragon” (R) 12:45, 3:45, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; “The Good Girl” (R) 12:35, 3, 5, 7:10 and 9:15 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.
Mall 3: “Tuxedo” (PG-13) 2:30 and 4:50 p.m. daily matinees, 7:05 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Sweet Home Alabama” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 2 and 4:30 p.m. daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.
Rifle Creek Theater: Oct. 4-17: “Sweet Home Alabama” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Photographs by former Valley View Hospital ER Nurse Teeny Jeung are now on display in the main hall of the hospital. The exhibit includes pictures taken by Teeny on her world travels and pictures of her. The exhibit runs through November.
The Colorado Mountain College Central Services Gallery is currently presenting a series of portraits of women who live with and battle breast cancer by Aspen photographer Nora Feller. “Portraits of Hope: Conquering Breast Cancer,” will run through Sept. 30. The gallery is at Grand Avenue and 9th Street in Glenwood Springs and is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Laurie Loeb will present an eight-week series of drum classes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Oct. 8. The class will focus on the tar, a north African and Middle Eastern drum, and will cover rhythm, stepping and vocalizations. For more information, call Laurie Loeb at 963-2798.
The Colorado Mountain College Center for Excellence in the Arts presents “Muse,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, and Thursday, Oct. 17 Oct. 16 at CMC Spring Valley’s New Space Theatre. This is the first of four events in this season’s Jim Calaway Honors Series. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students; they can be purchased by calling 947-8367 or reserved by e-mailing email@example.com. Top-ranking students of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Mexicano Folklorico program will offer a pre-show to the classical guitarists.
The Pitkin County Library is sponsoring an essay contest for Roaring Fork Valley seventh-graders and high school sophomores. Prizes range from $100 to $500. The theme is “Life’s Values.” Entry forms are available at the Pitkin County Library and schools in the Roaring Fork Valley. Essays are due by Nov. 8. For more information, call the Pitkin County Library at 925-3935.
St. Stephen’s School in Glenwood Springs announces the opening of its pre-school under the direction of Jessica Riddle. St. Stephen’s Pre-school is now accepting registrations for the current school year for children between the ages of 3 and 5. Call the school office, 945-7746, to schedule an appointment.
The Glenwood Springs Community Center is calling for nominations for a 2002 Hall of Fame inductee. Nominations for the 2002 inductee are due by Friday, Nov. 1. Nominees must be currently or have been a resident of Glenwood Springs. Nomination forms are available through the Glenwood Springs chamber, 1102 Grand Ave.; the Community Center, 2301 Wulfsohn Road; or City Hall, 101 Eighth St. For more information, call Dan Rodgerson at 384-6301.
Local author Jerry D. Mohrlang will give a slide presentation, “Adventure in Borneo” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 9th Street. Mohrlang is the author of “Sarawak,” a newly published work of historical fiction set in Borneo. The program is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a book-signing. Through The Looking Glass bookstore and the Glenwood Springs Branch Library are sponsoring the event. For more information, call 945-5958.
Learn to square dance. Lessons will begin Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Roy Moore Elementary School in Silt. Singles and couples of all ages invited. Single men especially needed. Dance to master caller Dan Seeley of Meeker. For more information, call P.J. Miller at 984-0801.
The reference department of the Garfield County Public Library system will sponsor a program on genealogy, “Beyond Death Certificates: Newspaper Records” at the Silt library at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Professional genealogist Barbara Henritze will speak about newspaper articles that can help in a genealogy search. The program is free. For more information, call the Silt library at 876-5500 or Sharon at 947-0512.
Carbondale will shut down the irrigation ditches on Oct. 15. If you have any questions, please call the public works department at 963-1307. We would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding during this drought period. Through everyone’s cooperative efforts, we all seemed to have enough water when it was needed. If there is any water left in the river next year, we expect to have the ditches back on around the first of April.
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