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Springs Theatre: Dec. 6-19: “Adam Sandler’s 8 Crazy Nights” (R) 7 and 8:30 p.m. nightly; 1 and 2:30 p.m. weekend matinees. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Dec. 6-12: “8 Women” (R) 5:45 p.m., “Comedian” (R) 8 p.m. 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Dec. 6-12: “Harry Potter” (PG) 12:30, 1, 4, 4:30 and 7:45 p.m.; “Adam Sandler’s 8 Crazy Nights” (PG-13) 1, 3:30, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:25 p.m.; “Treasure Planet” (PG) 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7 and 9 p.m.; “Solaris” (PG-13) 12:30, 3, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m.; “Die Another Day” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:20, 6:30 and 9:20 p.m.; “Frida” (R) 7:30 p.m.; “Analyze That” (R) 12:45, 3:10, 5:15, 7:25 and 9:35 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Dec. 6-12: “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 and the Chamber of Secrets” (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: Dec. 6-12: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (PG-13) 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The Aspen Chapel Gallery presents Roaring Fork Quilters featuring artists Polly Whitcomb, Linda Sandels, P.S. Keran, Glenda Chency, Jan Horn, Maureen Rogers, Sandy Boyd, B. Anne Greene, Kathy Schattleitner and Donna Yost. The show runs through Jan. 5.”True Colors: Recent Works by Mary Noone” will exhibit at the Colorado Mountain College Gallery at Ninth and Grand in Glenwood Springs, through Jan. 10.
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.At the Feral Bookstore, 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, beginning at 7:30 p.m., Drum Circle Tuesdays, Spoken Word Wednesdays, Open Mike Thursdays. For details, call 928-8744.The Rockin’ Jake Band plays the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, West Glenwood Springs, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. No cover. Call 945-6613 for details.
The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is looking for ushers for performances of the Nutcracker Dec. 26-29. Ushers can view performances for free the day and night they choose to work. Fore more information, call Stacey Simon, 925-7175, ext. 10.The Crystal Palace will host a benefit for the Aspen Camp for the Deaf at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. Proceeds benefit the 140 deaf and hard-of-hearing children who will attend the camp’s winter and summer programs. For reservations call 923-2511.The Anvil Points Quilt Guild presents a trunk show and book signing of “Earthworks,” by Brenda Kirby and Debra Hassig, who will also show appliqu projects at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Lovell Building, 4th and Whitewater, Rifle. No charge. The guild meets from 1-3 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month and at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday.There will be a two-day training of Safe School Ambassador Program that focuses on the prevention of bullying Thursday and Friday, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, at Carbondale Middle School. For information, call the Aspen Center for New Medicine, 920-2957.The Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library is holding it annual membership drive through December. The Friends of the Glenwood Library help fund the summer reading program and purchase items outside the scope of the annual library budget. Become a Friend of the Library for $10. For more information call 945-5958.The Parent Resource Center in Basalt will offer the free workshop, “Spread That Holiday Cheer,” from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. Learn to feel calmer and really enjoy being a parent. For information, call Charla Belinski at 927-2130.The Glenwood Springs Group of the Embroiderers Guild of America will hold its annual Christmas potluck meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Dec. 9, at the home of P.J. Click. Call P.J. at 945-6381 for directions and information.The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is looking for nominees for the Citizen and Philanthropic Business of 2002. The awards honor an individual or business that has made a substantial contribution to Glenwood Springs. Deadline for nominations is Jan. 13. Call 945-689 for a nomination form.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. Permits cost $10 per tree with a five-tree maximum and can 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 information call the White River National Forest at 945-2521 or the BLM at 947-2800.
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