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Springs Theatre: Aug. 16-22: “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. 16-22: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: Aug. 16-22: “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, and 7:30 p.m.; “The Adventures of Pluto Nash” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:30, 4:30, 6:45 and 9 p.m.; “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13) 9:35; “Blood Work” (R) 12:40, 3:20, 7:10 and 9:35 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 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. 16-22: “Austin Powers, Goldmember” (PG-13) 12:10, 2:40 and 4:50 p.m. daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 p.m. nightly; “Signs” (PG-13), 12, 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinee, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30, 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: “Austin Powers in Goldmember” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 7 p.m. Sun-Thurs and 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Open House and registration night at Crystal River Ballet School is from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23. Students can register for fall classes, which begin Sept. 3, and include creative dance, pre-ballet, ballet, jazz, boys hip-hop, Kindermusik, cardio-dance and liturgical dance. The classes are for ages three to adult. Call CRBS at 704-0114 for details.Artists are invited to submit works to the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts for the upcoming Borderlands exhibit, set for Sept. 5 to 27. It is a celebration of cultural heritage and art. For information call 945-2414.
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.Twirp Anderson and John Sommers perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday through Aug. 27, at the Sundeck on Aspen Mountain. Call 925-1220 for details. Glenwood Music will host Wednesday Night Live, a local musicians showcase form 8 to 10 p.m.. This Wednesday, Aug. 21, will feature Grass, a local folk and bluegrass duo. Limited seating. Free admission. 809 Grand Avenue, 928-8628.
The Glenwood Springs Art Council and the city parks and recreation department present “Putting on a Play,” for kids ages five to 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Aug. 26 to 30, at the Glenwood Springs Arts Center. Students will stage a production of “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Call 945-2414 to register.Rifle High School registration is from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 12 to 19, at the guidance office. Call 625-7765 for an appointment.The Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork, 16543 Old Highway 82,Carbondale, will host an open house from 9 to 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 19, for parents of pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, first, second and third grade students. For details call 963-1960.The Basalt Elementary School will host a kindergarten open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, for all kindergartners coming in this fall. There will be a parent orientation in the cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. while the children spend some time with their new teachers.
The Colorado Department of Transportation will rotomill and pave Highway 6&24 and the Mel Ray Road intersection in West Glenwood next week. Drivers should expect various lane closures at the intersection from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Sunday and Monday, Aug. 18 and 19. Only minor delays should be expected.The new Glenwood Springs City Hall is now officially open at 101 W. Eighth St. To celebrate, the city is hosting a grand opening, ribbon cutting and picnic Thursday, Aug. 22. The ribbon cutting is at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is from 6 to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Tours of the building will be available. The event also coincides with National Night Out, a community outreach event of law enforcement and support agencies. For details call city hall at 384-6400.The public is cordially invited to the Garfield County Republican luncheon at Buffalo Valley Restaurant on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 12 noon. Lou Vallario, GOP candidate for Garfield County Sheriff, will speak. Reservations are not required. For more information call Joe Kline at 963-2531 or Jim Larson at 945-9456.The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts’ noxious weed cost-share program is accepting applications through Sept. 16 to help treat all of Garfield County’s noxious weeds. Receipts for spraying are due Nov. 15. To receive an application, call the district office at 945-5494, ext. 101 or the Garfield County Weed Management office at 625-3969. Needles & Pins in Glenwood Springs is offering a cross-stitch class featuring a Halloween sampler. Classes are 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday nights, Sept. 17, 24, and Oct. 1, or Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 19, 26 and Oct. 3.The class costs $20 which includes instruction, linen fabric, three colors of Kreinik metallic thread, an owl charm, beads and the pattern. Class size is limited so call Ginny at Needles & Pins, 945-2074, and reserve your spot. The Garfield County landfill will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3.
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