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Springs Theatre: Aug. 23-29: “XXX” (PG-13), at 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Aug. 23-29: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 23-29: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Blue Crush” (PG-13) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; “The Adventures of Pluto Nash” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:30, 4:30 and 6:45; “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 9:35; “Simone” (R) 12:40, 3:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Blood Work” (R), 9 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “XXX” (PG-13), 12:45, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Aug. 23-29: “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 2:40 and 4:50 p.m. daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 2:45 and 5 p.m. daily matinees, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: “Signs” (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.
Become a purchase patron at the annual Glenwood Springs Fall Art Festival, Sept. 25 to 29. Each year the purchase patrons are the first to view the show and make their selections for purchase. The Art Guild will host an exclusive purchase patron evening Sept. 24 to meet the artists and feast on hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds from the festival support deserving high school graduates and help provide art materials to local schools. Patrons must purchase one piece of art for $50 or more. For more information call Kate Nielsen at 945-5204.
Roy Carrier and the Night Rockers bring their Louisiana zydeco to the Buffalo Valley in Glenwood Springs Saturday, Aug 31. Doors open at 8 p.m. The show begins at 9. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door and are available at the Watersweeper and the Dwarf, Glenwood Music and Design Audio/Video in Glenwood Springs; Harrelson Music in Rifle and Sounds Easy in Carbondale.Glenwood Music will host Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Aug. 28, will feature Boneyard, an acoustic folk rock group featuring Matt Johnson. 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.
Storytime for 3-5 year olds will be held at the Glenwood Springs Library on at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28. The theme will be “Life is Ducky.” The library is located at 413 Ninth 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 Aug. 28 and 29 is “Guinea Pigs Don’t Read Books.” 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.
The Eagles Lodge, 312 Seventh St. in Glenwood Springs will serve a Navajo taco dinner from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30. The public, members and guests are invited. For more information, call 945-5506. It will host a chicken fried steak dinner from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 followed by the band, Local Color, featuring Camille Toler singing oldies but goodies. The show starts at 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7. Dinner is $7.50, music is $5 per person. Part of the proceeds will benefit Muscular Dystrophy. The Pregnancy Resource Center will hold a Celebrate Life banquet and silent auction, at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. Included in the evening will be one couples’ story, a report of the past year and comedian Mike Williams. Tickets are $30. Call the PRC for reservations, 945-5562.The American Red Cross will hold training for volunteers Sept. 8, 9, 14 and 15. All classes are taught at the Colorado Department of Transportation Building, 202 Centennial, Glenwood Springs, across from Two Rivers Park. All classes are free. Classes include Introduction to Disaster from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8; Mass Care, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9; Family Services, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14; Damage Assessment, from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, Sept. 15. To pre-register call the Red Cross office, 947-0400.Join the Christian Women’s After 5 Club for the “Elvis is Alive” dinner at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs. Enjoy dinner while Elvis impersonator, Bob Conder, entertains with singing, laughing and reminiscing in pure Elvis style. Then hear a special speaker, Dr. Stephen Vicalvi on the subject of “Aerospace to Solid Ground.” Open to the public. Reservations are $15 per person and include a delicious, full course meal. Reserve your seat to this by Sept. 9 at the Sonlight Book Store in Glenwood Springs or by contacting Jean at 945-6602. Childcare will be provided.
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