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Crystal Theatre: Dec. 26-Jan. 2: “The Emperor’s Club” (PG-13) 5:45 p.m.; “Bowling For Columbine” (R) 8 p.m., 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Springs Theatre: Dec. 20-Jan. 9: “Two Weeks Notice” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly; 1 and 3 p.m. weekend matinees. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Mall 3: Dec. 20-Jan. 5: “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” (PG-13) 7 and 10:30 p.m. nightly, noon and 3:30 p.m. weekend matinees; “Maid in Manhattan” (PG-13) 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly, 12:15, 2:30 and 4:45 p.m. weekend matinees; “Wild Thornberries” (PG) 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. nightly, 12:30, 2:45 and 5 p.m. weekend matinees; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times. Box office opens at noon for early ticket sales Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.Movieland: Dec. 26-31: “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” (PG-13) 12, 3:45 and 7:30 p.m.; “Two Weeks Notice” (PG-13) 12:15, 2:45, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “Star Trek: Nemesis” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:15, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Gangs of New York” (R) 1, 4:30 and 8 p.m.; “Maid in Manhattan” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:45, 5, 7:20 and 9:35; “Die Another Day” (PG-13) 9:10 p.m.; “Catch Me If You Can” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:25. 6:30 and 9:20 p.m.; “The Wild Thornberries” (PG) 12:45, 3, 5:10, 7:10 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: Dec. 20-Jan. 2: “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” 7 p.m. nightly, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Roxanne Morris will show her artwork at Valley View Hospital through January, and at Vita-Mart January and February. She does watercolors, oils, pen and ink, and photographs. Profits from sales go to the Marla Gettman Benefit Fund.Colorado Mountain College’s Aspen campus will feature a faculty art show Jan. 10 to May 5 in the Gallery at CMC’s Morgridge Family Academic Center located in the Aspen Airport Business Center. The exhibit includes works by instructors Carolyn Manosevitz, William Meriwether, Stu Huck and Kate Van Alstine.The Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St., Carbondale, offers art classes for ages 12 and older. Classes are on a drop-in basis. For more information, call 704-0622.
New Year’s Eve Party, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, featuring dancing to drum and bass, hip-hop and hard trance. For details, call 928-8744. Drum circle Wednesday, spoken word, open mike Wednesday. Stories for children 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.Trulee and Lulu will play the Hotel Colorado lounge from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve. No cover charge.TRUNK plays at 9:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Black Nugget in Carbondale.Billy and the Rattlers play at 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. Classy karaoke is Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.Cowboy Attitude plays at 8 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Winchester Night Club in Rifle. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Call 625-0380 for details.
The Carbondale Recreation Department will offer an etiquette class for kids, ages 6-11, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 through Feb. 3 at the Carbondale Middle School. Cost is $35. Registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 2. For more information call 704-4115. Stories for children, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the Feral Book Cafe, 723 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs.
A Peace Prayer and Meditation Vigil will be held from 8-9 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Glenwood Mennonite Church, 2306 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. All those, regardless of religious affiliation, are welcome to pray for a peaceful resolution to conflicts at home and abroad, especially the impending war between the US and Iraq. For more information, call 945-5245.A six week session of Anusara Yoga classes will begin Jan. 6 and continue through Feb. 13 taught by Andrea Loverro Sprick at the Blue Acacia Playhouse in the Masonic Lodge in Glenwood Springs. Level 1 classes are 12:15 – 1:15 pm Monday and Thursday and 5:40 – 6:40 pm. Wednesday; Level 2 5:40 – 7:15 pm Wednesday. For information or to register call Andrea at 945-9515 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration deadline is Jan. 3. Anvil Points Quilt Guild will offer an applique and letter making quilt class for both beginners and experienced quilters. Taught by authors Brenda Kirby and Debra Hassig, using a block from their book, “Birds of a Feather.” The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Lovell Building, 4th St. between East and Whiteriver, Rifle. For information call Pat Peterson, 876-5160.The Glenwood Springs Drivers License office will open and close one hour earlier due to a change in operation that takes effect Thursday, Jan. 2. Starting the first business day of the New Year, the office will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Previously, the office was open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The office is located in the Glenwood Springs Mall. For information call 945-8229.Parenting Through Divorce class is Saturday, Jan. 11, in Glenwood Springs. Designed to help parents raise healthy, well adjusted children despite the challenges of divorce. The class is required to finalize divorce in many jurisdictions. You must pre-register to attend. For more information call Bob Nuffer, 625-9552, 928-9354 or Tammy Perry at 963-1010.Healthy Beginnings, a non-profit which provides prenatal care, is selling a special edition, spiral bound engagement calendar at the Book Train, the Valley View Hospital gift shop, Red Mountain Book Store, Women’s Health Associates and the Healthy Beginnings office. The calendar sells for $15 and features 13 photographs of Healthy Beginnings clients taken by local artist Klaus Kocher. Proceeds go to Healthy Beginnings prenatal care programs.Carbondale is accepting Christmas trees for recycling Dec. 26 through January. Bring trees stripped of ornaments etc. to Carbondale Town Hall west parking lot. Remove all decorations, etc. The compost will be available for landscaping. Call Andee Neeley-McCauley at 963-1307 for information.
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