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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, 4:50, 7:05 and 9:25 p.m.; “Sweet Home Alabama” (PG-13) 2:20, 4:40, 7 and 9:20 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 2, 4:30, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m.; 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.
Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities presents the first Autumn Arts Exhibition, Nov. 7-21. Adult and high school artists are invited to submit two original pieces. The Autumn Arts Exhibition will be held at the Paper Chase Building, 411 Main Court, Carbondale. Applications for the arts show can be obtained at the CCAH offices, 645 Main Street, PO Box 175, Carbondale, CO 81623 or by calling 963-1680. Deadline for applications submission is Oct. 18.
Glenwood Springs artist Mary Noone and Children’s Rocky Mountain School students have created “The Voice of Tomorrow 2002,” an acrylic on canvas painting now hanging in the Gordon Cooper Branch Library in Carbondale. The students, aged three to five years old, studied art by Picasso, Matisse, Van Gogh, Monet, Cezanne and Pollack before beginning work on the piece. Thirty-two children painted over a four-week period. Noone’s expertise was made possible by a generous grant from the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities arts in the schools grant.
Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Oct. 9, will feature local singer/songwriter T. Ray Becker. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants from Washington, D.C. will play a free concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Rifle High School auditorium. Admission is free but tickets are required and are available at the Rifle Citizen Telegram, 132 E. Third, Rifle; and Jean’s Printing, 113 W. Third, Rifle. Ticket requests for up to four tickets can be mailed to the Citizen Telegram at Box 111, Rifle, CO 81650. Call 625-3245 for more information on the concert and tickets.
Storytime for 3-5 year olds will be held at the Glenwood Springs Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. The theme will be “What’s On Your Head?” with stories followed by a simple craft. The library is located at 413 9th Street. Call 945-5958 for more information.
Storytime for preschoolers at the New Castle Branch Library is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Storytime for toddlers, children two years old and younger, is at 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Featured are stories, activities and simple crafts. Call Diane at 984-2346 for details.
The Rifle Library hosts Storytime for preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Stories, followed by a simple craft. The theme for Oct. 9 and 10 is “Funny Scarecrow.” Call 625-3471 for details.
Storytime at the Gordon Cooper Library, Carbondale, meets at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Call 963-2889 for details.
Storytime at the Silt Branch Library starts at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 876-5500 for details.
Wal-Mart will sponsor a child identification card as part of the Missing Children Program, between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Infant Department. Children will be weighed, measured and photographed and ID cards issued. The service is free of charge.
The Grand Valley Citizens Alliance is hosting a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Local and state candidates will introduce themselves and answer questions. For more information, call Vicki Meath at 970-270-5658.
Advocate Safehouse Project will offer a workshop, “Responding effectively to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims of violence,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs. Cost is $40. For more information, call Carole at 945-2632, ext. 102.
The National Arbor Day Foundation is giving away 10 free trees to anyone who joins the foundation during October. The trees are two sugar maples, scarlet oak, sweetgum, red oak, silver maple, white dogwood, Washington hawthorn and two red maples. The six to 12-inch trees will be shipped post-paid in time for planting between Nov. 1 and Dec. 10. Send a $10 membership to Autumn Classic Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410 by Oct. 31.
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Anyone who showed up to Rifle Saturday were treated to holiday lights, fireworks and a dazzling parade during the Hometown Holiday festival.