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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.
Drop in to the Carbondale Clay Center on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. and create with clay. No need to pre-register, just come by 135 Main St. in Carbondale and hand-build your own terra cotta creation. Costs: Adults $15, children $12 or parent and child $20 per session. Fees include supplies and one firing. For details, call 963-CLAY (2529).The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts invites all artists and artisans to submit slides or photos and an application to participate in one of the area’s most popular arts and crafts fairs, our 12th annual WinterFest, which runs from Friday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 8. Applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, Nov. 7. Call 945-2414 for information or come to the Center and pick up an application.
Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Oct. 23, will feature Scooze playing rock and roll. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Hwy. 82. Call 945-7771 for details.
The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is offering kids of all ages six weeks of elfish fun making arts and crafts to give for Christmas. Santa’s Workshop classes are a productive way for kids to count down the days `till Christmas while experiencing the fun of making art, and the joy of giving. Workshop classes begin the week of Nov. 4 and include clay, crafts, mixed media and art classes designed for teens, adults, and for kids ages 6 and up. The six-week workshop is $60 for members and $80 for non-members. Call 945-2414 for information or registration.
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.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.Have a night off from cooking and enjoy a wonderful dinner followed by a superb array of desserts at St. Stephen’s Church annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Glenwood Springs High School multi-purpose room. Dinner tickets for adults are $8, seniors and children 12 and under are $5; children two and under eat free. Tickets are available from any St. Stephen’s student, at the door or by calling 945-7746.Roaring Fork High School will host a College Day/Night program from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23. Juniors and seniors and their parents will have an opportunity to meet with college, university and community college admissions personnel. Students from Carbondale, Basalt and Glenwood Springs are invited. For more information, call Diane Corbett at Roaring Fork High School, 384-5757.A public meeting on video surveillance cameras that are appearing on highways will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St. in Glenwood Springs. For details, call Jerry Begley, 923-6503.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.Residents of Garfield, Moffat, Rio Blanco or Routt counties may be eligible for the Caregiver Support Program through the Northwest Colorado OPTIONS for Long Term Care for in-home respite care, Adult Day Center care, Assisted Living or Nursing Home Respite Care, medical equipment related to long-term care giving. For more information and application call Nancy at 1-877-963-8731.Colorado West Counseling Services is offering several educational classes beginning in October including anger management, changing negative thinking, parenting skills, communication, and anger management for kids. Call 945-2583 in Glenwood Springs or 625-3582 in Rifle for more information.
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