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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.Movieland: Jan. 3-9: “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 p.m.; “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: Jan. 3-10: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 7 p.m. nightly, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.Mall 3: Jan. 3-9: “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” (PG-13) 7 p.m. nightly, 12 and 3:30 p.m. weekend matinees; “Maid in Manhattan” (PG-13) 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly, 12:15, 2:45 and 4:45 p.m. weekend matinees; “Wild Thornberries” (PG) 12:30, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. nightly, 2:45 and 5 p.m. weekend matinees; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Jan. 3-9: “Far From Heaven” (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.

Exclusively Pastel precents pastel artwork from local artists Ida Burnaman, Staci Dickerson, Marylou Felton, Evelyn Koules, Tish McFee, Judy Milne, Carol Murphy and Carol Rothrock at the Village Smithy restaurant in Carbondale, from Jan. 6 to Feb. 15. An opening reception is set for 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at the Smithy.The Carbondale Clay Center is now accepting registrations for winter and spring classes. Adult classes: Beginning & Intermediate Throwing: Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 6:30-9 p.m. Advanced Throwing: Tuesdays 9:30 am. to noon. Modern Mythology Sculpture: Thursdays 6:30-9 p.m. Figurative Sculpture: Tuesdays 6:30-9 p.m. Children’s classes: Kids & Clay: Mondays 3:45-5:15 p.m. Raku-O-Rama: Tuesdays 3:45-5:45 p.m. Pottery on the Wheel: Tuesdays 3:45-5:45 p.m. Drop-In: Thursdays 4-6 p.m. & Sundays 2-4 p.m. Includes one firing. No experience necessary. For information and to register, call 963-CLAY (2529).

The Jim Calaway Honors Series presents James Houlik, tenor saxophone, and Debra Ayers, piano, in performances featuring styles ranging from classical to jazz and ragtime. The duo will appear at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center and at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, January 22 and 23 at the CMC Spring Valley’s New Space Theater. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. Call or email CMC Center for Excellence in the Arts to reserve tickets, 970-947-8367, 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.

The Roaring Fork Peace Coalition meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Stepstone Center, 711 Main St., Carbondale.LIFE – Love in Family Education, a home school support group, will meet for Presentation Day for children of all ages at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8. Call coordinator Donnalyne LaGiglia at 945-6222 for more information.The National Association of Current and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Colorado Mountain College Blake St. Center in Glenwood Springs. Robert Caskey will show slides and talk about his river canoe trip from Denver to New Orleans.A performance of “Charlotte’s Web, The Musical,” will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Rifle High School auditorium. Admission donations will support the Rifle Youth Drama Club. Sponsored by Mike Bourget, Our Father’s House Ministries.Motorists are urged to watch out for wildlife near highways through western Colorado. In the local area, be on the lookout for deer and elk on Highway 82 between Glenwood Springs and Aspen and Interstate 70 and Highway 6 between Rifle and Gypsum.All Valley Music Together classes offer music and movement classes for parents with their infants, toddlers and preschool children and begin Thursday, Jan. 9, in Carbondale, Glenwood Springs and Basalt. All families need to pre-register. Call Annie Flynn 963-1482 for registration and information.Anvil Points Quilt Guild will offer an appliqu 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.” 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.After 5 presents “History Down and Dirty.” Historian Dave Fishell of Western Colorado Museum, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs. Fishell is an authority on Western Colorado history. David Curry will talk about “Fear, Frustration and Freedom.” Reservations are required by Jan. 6. Call Jean at 945-6602 or Donna at 625-2946 or mail a check for $14 per person to Jean McCorkle, 3900 Old Lodge Road, B-4, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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