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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 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 from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 (auction closes at 8:30). 135 Main St., 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.Jeff Van Devender will perform at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1st and Main St., New Castle, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Free. Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Dec. 11, will feature Marty Cronk, a local singer and songwriter. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
Storytime for 3-5 year olds will be held at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 Ninth Street, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. The theme will be “Snow Bears,” with stories followed by a simple craft. Call 945-5958 for more information.Storytime for preschoolers at the New Castle Branch Library is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Storytime for toddlers, children two years old and younger, is at 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Featured are stories, activities and simple crafts. Call Diane at 984-2346 for details. The Rifle Library Storytime for preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, is “Fire Safety with Smokey the Bear.” Smokey will talk about fire safety and a creative craft will follow. Storytime for Thursday, Dec. 12, is “Fire Safety With a Firefighter.” We will be visited by a real firefighter who will talk about fire safety, followed by a creative craft. Call 625-3471 for details.Storytime at the Gordon Cooper Library, Carbondale is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 963-2889 for details.Storytime at the Silt Branch Library starts at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 876-5500 for details.
Angel Trees are up around town. Take an angel from a tree and return it with a present to the tree or local LIFT-UP office by Dec. 13. Help a needy neighbor this holiday season. For details call LIFT-UP at 945-2005.Future Business Leaders of America Club at Glenwood Springs High School is collecting used ink jet cartridges and soda can pop-tops. To donate, call 384-5587 for pick up. FBLA will hold a silent auction Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13 and 14 during the Demon Invitational basketball game.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.Mountain Valley Developmental Services will hold its winter plant sale throughout December of poinsettias, herb baskets and foliage plants. Also for sale will be packets of dried herbs and nature crafts done by the clients. The greenhouse is located behind the main building of the agency at 700 Mt. Sopris Drive, Glenwood Springs. Stop by weekdays 9-4, or call 945-2306 for more information.Glenwood Springs High School is offering a class to prepare for the ACT. It will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. two evenings per week, January through March. Enrollment is limited to 25. $100. Deadline, Dec. 18. Contact the counseling office at GSHS for more information and to register.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 at any White River National Forest office or the BLM Field Office in Glenwood Springs.
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