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Springs Theatre: “They” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. nightly; Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1 and 3 p.m. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Through Dec. 5: “Frida” (R) 7:30 p.m. “Tuck Everlasting” (PG). Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 and 3: 5:30 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Nov. 27-Dec. 5: “Harry Potter” (PG) 11:40 a.m., 2:50, 6, and 9:15 p.m.; “Adam Sandler’s 8 Crazy Nights” (PG-13) 1, 4:45, 7 and 9 p.m.; “Treasure Planet” (PG) 12, 2:30, 5, 7:20 and 9:35 p.m.; “Solaris” (PG-13) 12:30, 3, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:30; “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. 27-Dec. 5: “Die Another Day” (PG-13) 1, 4, 7 and 9:45 p.m.; “Treasure Planet” (PG) 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; “Harry Potter 2” (PG) 12:15, 3:30 and 7:15 p.m.; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Nov. 22-Dec. 5: “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.
The Carbondale Clay Center’s Holiday Show and Sale will run every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 6-24, featuring plenty of unique gift ideas made by local ceramic artists. Kicked off with the grand opening reception and wildly popular benefit cup auction on from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 (auction closes at 8:30). 135 Main St., Carbondale, 963-CLAY(2529).The Wyly Community Art Center, 1199 Woody Creek Road, Aspen presents its 6th annual Wyly Wares, a sale of handmade crafts by local artists, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Offerings include journals, ornaments, jewelry, ceramic ware, wreaths and dried floral arrangements. For details, call 923-1252.
Jim Calaway Honors Series presents soprano Jane Thorngren, tenor Walter MacNeil and pianist Debra Ayers in a popular evening of Neapolitan song, musical theatre, and opera at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 4 and 5, at CMC Spring Valley’s New Space Theater. Tickets: $20 adults, $10 students. 970-947-8367, email@example.com.Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Highway 82. Call 945-7771 for details.Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Dec. 4, will feature Ryan Catt, a local folk singer. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Waldorf School On the Roaring Fork, 16543 Old Highway 82 (1/2 mile east of Catherine Store), Carbondale, will hold its 7th annual Winterfaire from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Children’s craft, Kinder Kingdom, puppet plays, Enchanted Story room and more. For information, call 963-1960.Aspen Filmfest’s Preschool Pix program is back for the winter with the best children’s stories on video for 3- to 6-year-olds, featuring “The Night Before Christmas,” “Too Many Tamales,” and “Merry Christmas, Space Case,” at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Basalt Regional Library and at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the Glenwood Springs Library Free.
Actor Joyce Bulifant will offer “Learning Differences,” understanding dyslexia, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Pitkin County Library in Aspen and at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, at River Valley Ranch House in Carbondale. For more information, call 963-8881.A workers compensation seminar will be held from 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 1st Choice Inn, 51359 Highway 6&24, Glenwood Springs. Learn about a lifting injury prevention program. $25 for chamber members, $40 for non-members. To register, call Sheila at 945-6589.The Glenwood Garden Club will meet at noon Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Good Shepherd Fellowship Hall for a potluck luncheon. Bring a gift for the gift exchange and a gift for Bingo. Dues will be collected and officers elected. For details, call 945-0910.The Community Center men’s bridge group is looking for new players. Intermediate to advanced players meet twice a month on the first and third Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The next meeting is Thursday, Dec. 5. Call Clem Kopf at 945-5576 for more information.Local historian Jim Olp will present a program on the South Canyon Coal Railroad and the mines it served at the regular meeting of the Western Colorado chapter, National Railway Historical Society at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District office at 14th and Grand, Glenwood Springs. The public is welcome. For more information, call Jan at 928-8721.Register for LIFT-UP holiday food baskets and Angel Tree gifts until Dec. 6 at a local LIFT-UP office. For more information, call 945-2005.Families in Garfield County who need financial assistance paying energy bills can call 1-866-HEAT-HELP or go to the Colorado Energy Assistance web site at http://www.ceaf.org. County residents will also have the opportunity to donate to the fund through their November energy bills.
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