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Springs Theatre: Nov. 15-21: “8 Mile” (R) 7 and 9:15 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3:15 p.m. weekend matinees. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.
Crystal Theatre: Nov. 15-21: “Punch-Drunk Love” (R) 8 p.m. Through Nov. 17: “Mostly Martha” (PG) 5:45 p.m. nightly. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.
Movieland: Nov. 15-21: “Harry Potter” (PG) 11 and 11:30 a.m., 2:15, 2:45, 5:30, 6, 8:45 and 9:15 p.m.; “Half Past Dead” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:30, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Santa Clause 2” (G) 12:25, 2:40, 5, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “I Spy” (PG-13) 12:45, 3, 5:10, 7:25 and 9:35 p.m.; “The Ring” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:10, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.; “8 Mile” (R) 12:50, 3:10, 6:45 and 9:10 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.
Mall 3: Nov. 15-21: “Jackass: The Movie” (R) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:10 and 9:25 p.m.; “Santa Clause 2” (G) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “Harry Potter” (PG) 12:15, 3:30, 6:45 and 10 p.m.; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.
Rifle Creek Theater: Nov. 15-Dec. 15: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (PG-13). Early show Nov. 15 at 4 p.m.; 7 p.m. nightly, 3 p.m. Sunday.
The Artists Mercantile Art Supplies and Gifts, 823 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, announces a children’s art contest for age 14 and under, “Snow.” Deadline is Nov. 25. For more information, call 947-0947.
“True Colors: Recent Works by Mary Noone” will exhibit at the Colorado Mountain College Gallery at Ninth and Grand in Glenwood Springs, Nov. 18 through Jan. 10. The Gallery reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.
Symphony in the Valley’s Holiday Concert is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. The concert will feature two soloists, Lisa Verzella, a trumpeter from Salt Lake City, performing in Vincent Persichetti’s “The Hollow Men” and Katie Stewart, a high school senior at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale, performing the flute solo of the Bach Suite. The Symphony will also play a festival of Christmas music: Handel’s Water Music, Pachelbel’s Canon and excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. Tickets, sold at the door, are $10 for adults and $5 for youths aged 3 to 18.
Crystal River Ballet School’s 2nd annual production of “The Nutcracker” is at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10th at the Hotel Colorado. The show features 75 students of the ballet school. Tickets go on sale Nov. 15 and are $12 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under and seniors. Children 3 and under are free. Call Crystal River Ballet for more information 704-0114.
To kick off Children’s Book Week, the New Castle Branch Library will hold a special program at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, with author and storyteller Angel Virgil. Free. It will also offer daily drawings for teddy bears and books from Nov. 19 through 23. For more information, call 984-2346.
“Build a Book” is the topic of a workshop for children ages 6-13 at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 9th St., from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 16. Gayle Lindley, from the Denver Bookbinding Company, will teach children to make a book by hand. Call 945-5958 for more information.
New Castle Cub Scout Pack 221 will host a silent auction and chili lunch from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, at the New Castle Community Center. Lunch is from 12-2 p.m. and is $4 for adults and $3 under 16. Bring food for LIFT-UP and get $1 off chili lunch. Put in your bid on quality items and gift certificates, including $250 certificate from American Furniture. For details, call Karen Wood at 984-3453 or Toni Yorty at 876-5557.
The New Castle and Silt Lions Clubs are sponsoring a Community Thanksgiving Feast from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the New Castle Community Center. All residents of Garfield County are invited. There is no cost except all attendees are asked to bring a dish to share and their own table service. for details, call Karen Wood, 984-2305 or Toni Yorty, 876-5557.
During the month of November, YouthZone is joining with Pampered Chef and Tupperware in to fund YouthZone programs. Order Pampered Chef or Tupperware Products during November and YouthZone will receive from 10-50 percent of the proceeds from the products sold. Contact any YouthZone office or any YouthZone staff or board member. Catalogs and order forms are available at any YouthZone office or check out the possibilities by going to our web site at http://www.youthzone.com.
Christmas tree cutting permits are now available from the White River National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management-Glenwood Springs Resource Area. Christmas tree permits sold by either agency will be valid for both National Forest and BLM-administered public land. Permits cost $10 per tree with a five-tree maximum. The permits may be purchased at any White River National Forest office or the BLM Field Office in Glenwood Springs, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. For additional information, please contact the White River National Forest at 945-2521 or the BLM at 947-2800.
Defiance Thrift Store reminds the community that donation hours have changed. Donations are accepted Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. only. No donations will be accepted on Mondays. Winter clothing only is now being accepted. Two bag maximum. Miscellaneous items, two boxes maximum. volunteers are needed. For more information stop by the store behind True Value in Glenwood Springs or call Karen, 945-0234.
The Cozy Christmas Craft Boutique is set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Hotel Colorado featuring jewelry, nature prints, woodwork, oil and wax candles, soaps, stuffed toys, etc. Hot cider and caroling.
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