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Springs Theatre: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “XXX” (PG-13), at 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 3-Sept. 5: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Blue Crush” (PG-13) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; “Feardotcom” (R) 12:50, 3:45, 7:10 and 9:20; “Simone” (PG-13) 12:40, 3:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Lilo & Stitch” (PG), 2:45 and 7:05 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30 and 4:45 p.m.; “XXX” (PG-13), 12:45, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Fear Dot Com” (R) 2:40 and 4:50 daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 nightly; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 2:45 and 5 p.m. daily matinees, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “XXX” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
The Carbondale Clay Center,135 Main St., Carbondale, is now registering students for fall classes. It offers children and adult classes in wheelthrowing, handbuilding and sculpture in the morning, afternoon and evenings. Local artists Peg Malloy, Molly Ogilby and Matt Johnson and CCC resident artists Julie Johnson and Steven Colby will be teaching weekly classes this fall session, from Sept. 16 to Nov. 22. Stop by the Clay Center to register. For details call 963-2529.The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts introduces the Choreography & Repertoire Project within its dance program to introduce serious and advanced dance students to a professional experience of the rehearsal and performance process. The course begins Saturday, Sept. 14, with auditions from noon till 2 p.m. The 32-week program meets Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 a month. Call the 945-2414 for more information.
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.Glenwood Music will host Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
Parent and child play group at the Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork, 16543 Old Highway 82, Carbondale, for children ages one to three, is from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and begins Sept. 13 and runs through Oct. 25. Cost is $115. For details call 963-1960.Circus Chimera bills itself as the “world’s biggest bigtop” and presents performers from nine different countries. Performances in Glenwood Springs will be at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, and 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, in the field next to the Glenwood Springs Community Center.
The city of Glenwood Springs is looking for volunteers to serve on a variety of commissions, boards and committees including the Ad Hoc Airport Committee, the Building Contractors Licensing Board, the Downtown Development Authority, the financial Advisory Board, the Housing for Tomorrow Commission and the Planning and Zoning Commission. Applications are available at the city clerk’s office, 101 W. Eighth St., Suite 325, Glenwood Springs or on the city’s homepage, http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us or by calling 384-6403.A farewell reception for former Garfield County Department of Social Services director Margaret Long, who is retiring, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Courthouse Plaza, 108 Eighth St., Glenwood Springs.The National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Colorado Mountain College, 1402 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Local resident Joan Anderson will speak about Code Talkers. Lunch will be followed by the program and a meeting.The second annual Garfield County Sheriff Department’s golf tournament starts at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Battlement Mesa Golf Course. It’s limited to the first 120 players and benefits the sheriff’s auxiliary. Cost for teams is $260 and individuals $65 and includes a meal and a cart. Call Ron Van Meter at 384-3611 for more information.The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced 2002 cattle feed program funding is now available. Cattle producers of breeding herds are eligible for the funding as are cows, bulls and replacement heifers that will calve next spring. Yearlings, calves, dairy cattle, buffalo, sheep or other livestock are not eligible. Payment is $23 per head in the form of feed credit at a local feed store. Sign-up dates are Aug. 28 through Dec. 2. For information call the Farm Service Agency at 945-5494. The Friends of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will hold their next used book sale from Oct. 5 through 12. Book donations are encouraged at this time in preparation for the upcoming sale. The library would like to request that donors avoid leaving books outside the door or in the outdoor book drop, due to weather and space considerations. Donations are accepted anytime during library hours: Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library is located at 413 9th Street. Call 945-5958 for more information
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