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Springs Theatre: Oct. 18-24: “Red Dragon” (R), weekdays at 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 3:15 p.m. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.
Crystal Theatre: Oct. 18-24: “One Hour Photo” (R), 8 p.m. nightly. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.
Movieland: Oct. 18-24: “Jonah: A Veggietale Movie” (G) 12:20, 2:30, 4:30 p.m.; “Sweet Home Alabama” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:25, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “The Ring” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:10, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; “The Transporter” (PG-13) 12:50, 3:15, 5:15, 7:25 and 9:30 p.m.; “Red Dragon” (R) 12:45, 3:45, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; “Knockaround Guys” (R) 6:45 and 8:45 p.m.; “White Oleander” (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Abandon” (PG-13) 12:25, 3, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.
Mall 3: Oct. 18-24: “The Ring” (PG-13) 2, 4:30, 7:05 and 9:25 p.m.; “Sweet Home Alabama” (PG-13) 2:20, 4:40, 7 and 9:20 p.m.; “Jonah: A Veggietale Movie” (G) 2:10, 4:20, 7:10 and 9:15 p.m.; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.
Rifle Creek Theater: Oct. 18-24: “Tuxedo” (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.
The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 East 6th Street, will continue its Borderlands exhibition through Nov. 4. The popular exhibit features works by Latino, Russian and Anglo artists, including a 43 piece collection on loan from the University of Colorado at Boulder professor George Rivera. Borderlands explores our geographical, cultural, spiritual and emotional borders. The show comes to Glenwood Springs via Khbarovsk, East Russia. Admission is free. For information call 945-2414.
Rhythms of the Heart presents a Middle Eastern tambourine and riq workshop from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Carbondale Community School. The evening will include basic technique, rhythms and songs. The fees is $25 to $0. To register, call Laurie Loeb at 963-2798.
The Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association kicks off its music season with Jack Daniel’s Original Silver Cornet Band at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Tickets have been mailed out concert members. For information, call Judy O’Donnell, 945-7149, or Sue Heffer, 963-2428.
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 three and five. Call the school office, 945-7746, to schedule an appointment.
The Lower Valley Trail Group will host an open house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Rifle library, 107 E. 2nd St. and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the New Castle Community Center, 423 Main St. The group requests comments for its plan to build a continuous trail from Glenwood Springs to the Garfield/Mesa county line along the Colorado River corridor. Help LOVA begin to evaluate different routes and contribute your thoughts on possible alignments and amenities. For more information, call 876-5682.
The search is on for Mrs. Glenwood Springs. The title holder will advance to compete in the Mrs. Colorado-America pageant in Denver in the spring. The winner will get an all-expense paid trip to Hawaii to compete in the Mrs. America Pageant. Applicants must live or work in the Glenwood Springs area and must be married during the time of the competition. For more information, call 303-904-3709.
Regis Hair Salon in the Glenwood Springs Mall will participate in the 12th annual Clip for the Cure fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. The event features $15 haircuts and proceeds go to breast cancer research. In addition, until Oct. 26, 10 percent of net proceeds from the sale of all Regis products will be contributed to the cause. For an appointment, call 945-7711.
A new session of six Grief Group meetings, sponsored by Farnum Holt Mortuary, will run from 7-8:30 p.m. beginning Thursday, Oct. 24, at 209 8th St., Glenwood Springs. The first meeting will be a planning time to discuss topics, dates and days. Call 945-8376 between 7 and 9 p.m. for more information.
The Garfield School District No. Re-2 will host a public meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Rifle High School to discuss a proposed Student Achievement Calendar for the 2004-2005 school year. The calendar will provide students additional time in the classroom for those who do not meet standards, or need additional help in a subject or enrichment activities.
Spanish for Realtors will be offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Fridays, Oct. 25 to Dec. 13 at Colorado Mountain College Rifle Campus. CMC Rifle is also offering Mixed Media Drawing Course from 6:30 to 9:10 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 21 to Dec. 9. Call Colorado Mountain College’s Rifle Campus at 625-1871 for more information or to register.
Sopris MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is holding its annual Harvest Luncheon at the First United Methodist Church in Glenwood Springs from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. $6 for a bowl of chili or soup, a salad, a refreshment and a piece of homemade pie. Proceeds benefit Sopris Mops. To-go orders will be available, as will to-go pies. Children under the age of three eat free.
The Glenwood Springs Lions Club is asking residents to place any used eye glasses in mailboxes for pickup by mail carriers Tuesday, Oct. 29. The glasses are recycled and distribution internationally. For details, call Gloria Coates, 945-7099.
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