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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.
The Glenwood Springs Art Guild will hold its September meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Bob Wood will demonstrate sky washes and clouds in watercolor. As always, a short business meeting will follow and they will discuss final preparations for the Fall Art Festival Sept. 22 through 29. The public is welcome at the meetings.
The seventh annual Redstone Art Show and Sale under the big tents on the lawn in front of the historic Redstone Inn begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, with a reception to meet the artists and continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and Monday. The art will include works on canvas, board and paper, sculpture, photography, jewelry, ceramics, fine furniture, quilts, mosaics and some surprises and the works of local artists such as Joy Galicinao, Roberta Stokes, Ron Sorter, Bruce Lemire, Michael Ohnmacht, Don Cyr, David Nelson and many others. For more information call Lindy Palmer at 963-9508 or 963-3282.
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 with Matt Johnson. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
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.
New students at Glenwood Springs Middle School can enroll from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 19 through Aug. 30. Returning students do not need to register. Class lists will be posted at the school Aug. 26. For more information call 384-5500.
The Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 9th St., will hold their next used book sale from Oct. 5 through 12. Book donations are encouraged at this time. Avoid leaving books outside the door or in the outdoor book drop, due to weather and space considerations. Donations are accepted anytime during library hours: Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 945-5958 for details.
The Marble Historical Society will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Marble fire station. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tour historic Marble on a horse-drawn carriage and hear informative talks by members of the historical society. All proceeds from the breakfast and all donations will be used in the reconstruction of the Marble fire bell tower, an important Marble landmark between 1912 and 1977. For information or directions, call 963-7088.
The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts’ noxious weed cost-share program is accepting applications through September to help treat all of Garfield County’s noxious weeds. Receipts for spraying are due Nov. 15. To receive an application, call the district office at 945-5494, ext. 101 or the Garfield County Weed Management office at 625-3969.
The Grief and Loss Group, sponsored by Farnum-Holt Mortuary, meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Mt. Valley Textiles and Gifts, 209 8th Street, Glenwood Springs. The topic is “Where is the Person I Lost Now?” Free and open to anyone who has suffered a loss. For details, call Marti evenings and weekends at 945-8376.
Private pilot ground school is from 6 to 8:50 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 28, at the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs campus. Jessica McMillan, flight school director at the county airport, is the instructor. Cost is $123 plus supplies. Sign up by Aug. 23 at any CMC campus. Call 625-3771 for details.
The Garfield County landfill will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3.
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