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Springs Theatre: Nov. 22-28: “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. 22-27: “Frida” (R) 7:30 p.m. Closed, Thursday, Nov. 28. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Nov. 22-28: “Harry Potter” (PG) 11:40 a.m., 2:15, 2:45, 2:50, 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.; “Die Another Day” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:20 p.m.; “Frida” (R) 12:15, 3:15, 6:45 and 9:30 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. 22-26: “Die Another Day” (PG-13) 1, 4, 7 and 9:55 p.m.; “Santa Clause 2” (G) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “Harry Potter 2” (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. 22-Dec. 15: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (PG-13) 7 p.m. nightly, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee Call 625-2323 to verify show times.

“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.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.

Crystal River Ballet School’s 2nd annual production of “The Nutcracker” is at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. The show features 75 students of the ballet school. Tickets 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.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 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.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.



During National Children’s Book Week, the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 413 9th St., will offer free book bags to the first 100 children to check out a book. The library celebration of Children’s Book Week continues through Saturday, Nov. 23. For more information, call 945-5958.

Upper Transfer Trail in Glenwood Springs is closed for the winter in order to maintain snow condition for snowmobiling. It remains open to hiking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. For details, call 947-2812.The community is invited to honor Tresi Houpt as she leaves the Roaring Fork School District Board of Education after seven years of service. This celebration will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Roaring Fork School District Office Board of Education Chambers.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.The fifth annual Christmas Parade of Lights in Parachute and Battlement Mesa begins 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at the Parachute Rest Stop parking lot. Santa will pay a visit at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center after the parade. For details, call 285-7105 or 285-7529.The Grand Junction District Director to Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell will hold office hours from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Meeker Public Library and from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Rifle City Hall.The Mid Valley Baptist Church and Dairy Kreme of Glenwood Springs will host a free Thanksgiving dinner, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, at Dairy Kreme.Dr. Jim Cummins is offering full mouth bleaching for only $225 through Dec. 31. All proceeds will benefit the Advocate Safehouse Project. For an appointment, call 945-5083.Boy Scout Troop 225 of Glenwood Springs is now taking orders for fresh evergreen holiday wreaths, center pieces and small trees. Please call 384-0991 and leave a message. A Boy Scout will call with complete details and information on how to order.Advocate Safehouse Project offers women’s support groups for women in current or past abusive relationships from 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays in Rifle and the same time Tuesdays in Glenwood Springs. Free. For location and more information, call 945-2632.KDNK Community Radio holds its Labor of Love on-air auction, Dec. 2-7. Call 963-0139 to donate.


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