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Springs Theatre: Jan. 17-23: “Catch Me If You Can” (PG-13) 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; 1 and 3:30 p.m. weekend matinees. 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: Jan. 17-23: “Maid in Manhattan” (PG-13) 7 p.m. nightly, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.Movieland: Jan. 17-23: “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” (PG-13) 12:15, 3:45 and 7:30 p.m.; “National Security” (PG-13) 12:35, 3, 5, 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.; “Kangaroo Jack” (PG) 3:15, 5:15, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m.; “Gangs of New York” (R) 7 p.m.; “A Guy Thing” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:45, 4:50, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Just Married” (PG-13) 12:25, 3:10, 5:10, 7:25 and 9:30 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 and 5 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Jan. 17-23: “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” (PG-13) 12 and 3:30 p.m. weekend matinees; 7 p.m. nightly; “Kangaroo Jack” (PG) 12:10, 2:20 and 4:30 p.m. weekend matinees, 7:10 and 9:15 p.m. nightly; “Just Married” (PG-13) 12:20, 2:35 and 4:50 p.m. weekend matinees, 7:05 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Jan. 17-23: “Gangs of New York” (R) 7 p.m., 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 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.Exclusively Pastel presents 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 Symphony in the Valley’s winter concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 at Glenwood Springs High School will feature Richard Wagner’s Lohengrin and Bridal Chorus. Couples are invited to renew their wedding vows in front of the 65-member orchestra. A minister will perform the ceremony. The concert, called Familiar Classics, will feature familiar themes taken from classic works. For more information call Marice Doll at 947-1389.Glenwood Music hosts Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians’ showcase from 8 to 10 p.m. This Wednesday, Jan. 22, will feature the original rock of the Devon Meyers Project. 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, Jan. 22. The theme will be “Build Bridges Not Fences.” 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 984-2346 for details.The Rifle Library Storytime for preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 and Thursday, Feb. 23, “Cats.” Come enjoy stories, games and a simple craft project. 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.
Valentines classes will be held at the Glenwood Springs Community Center: “Make an Album For Your Sweetheart,” Thursday, Jan. 23, and a “Valentine’s Folding Photo Card” Thursday, Feb. 6. Both classes are from 7-9 p.m. For more information call instructor Marie Leavitt at 384-2035. Register at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 384-6300. The Multiple Sclerosis Walk for the Roaring Fork Valley will be May 10 at the No Name exit on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon. An organizational meeting is set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Valley View Hospital board room. For more information call Penny at 945-5343.Mountain Valley Textiles and Gifts is offering weaving, knitting and crochet classes beginning Jan. 25. The classes are one to three days. All profits from the classes support the weaving program. Call 928-0774 to register and for more information.Glenwood Springs High School cheer squad will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser during Glenwood vs. Rifle basketball games. The spaghetti dinner is from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 and a spaghetti dinner and silent auction is from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Glenwood Springs High School multipurpose room. $5 adults and $3 for 12 and under. For information or to make a donation call Darcy at 945-1404 or Lorraine at 945-9343. Colorado Animal Rescue now has a spay and neuter assistance program to help offset the cost of spay or neuter surgery for dogs or cats. CARE will also host a volunteer orientation from 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25. Contact Pattye at 947-9173 for more information.LIFT-UP’s Carbondale office, 385 S. 2nd St., is looking for intake volunteers, which includes talking with clients and distributing necessary emergency items. For more information call Janelle Weidler, 945-2005.
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