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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 Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St., Carbondale, offers art classes emphasizing individual creativity without neglecting the mechanics of painting, for ages 12 and older. Classes are on a drop-in basis. For more information, call 704-0622.The Carbondale Clay Center’s Holiday Show and Sale will run everyday 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 Street, Carbondale, 963-CLAY(2529).
Piano students of Annig Agemian Raley will perform their annual Christmas recital from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at the Mountain View Church, 1.5 miles south of Glenwood Springs on Highway 82, next to Buffalo Valley Restaurant. For information call Annig Raley, 945-2920.Crystal River Ballet School’s 2nd annual production of “The Nutcracker” is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs. Tickets $12 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under and seniors. Call Crystal River Ballet for more information 704-0114.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.At the Feral Book Cafe, 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, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. No cover. Call 945-6613 for details.
Stories for children, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs.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.
Volunteers are needed to prepare for and serve a gourmet Christmas dinner at Heritage Park Care Center at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. Call Jimmy Nadel at 963-4412 or 618-6737 for information.The Boy Scouts Christmas Tree lot is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, seven days a week, 823 Cooper, Glenwood Springs, is selling trees, wreaths, garland and mistletoe while supplies last.The Anvil Points Quilt Guild presents a trunk show and book signing of “Earthworks,” by Brenda Kirby and Debra Hassig, 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 first and third Tuesday of the month and at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday.LIFE- Love In Family Education a home school networking group in the Roaring Fork Valley will be having its planning meeting at 2 p.m. Dec. 11. Call Coordinator Donnalyne LaGiglia, 945-6222.”Socially Responsible Investing” will be presented from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Carbondale Town Hall. $25 donation, all proceeds benefit the Stepstone Center.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.Author Anita Witt and photographer Lois Harlamert will sign their new book “I Remember One Horse: The Last of the Cowboys in the Roaring Fork Valley and Beyond,” from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at WestStar Bank, Eighth and Grand in Glenwood Springs.The U.S. Post Office reminds people to mail early for the holidays. For delivery to most international destinations by Christmas, mail no later than Dec. 16. For mail going to U.S. destinations, mail by Dec. 18 and in-state by Dec. 20.
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Grace Wesseling is an animal lover, a cheerleader of seven years and another soon-to-be graduate of Bridges High School, class of 2021.