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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. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.

Silt artist Dan Young will teach an oil painting workshop at from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 21 to 23, in the community room at the Redstone Fire Station and on location. Fee for the 3-day workshop is $165. To enroll and for further information, call Marion at 963-4622.The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts presents Connecting Acting Class, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24 and Monday through Friday, Aug. 26 to 30. The class will culminate in a performance at the center, Friday, Aug. 30.

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.The Bookcliffs Council on the Arts and Humanities will host the “thinking man’s bluegrass band,” the Waybacks at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at Sunrise Arts Garden, 955 County Road 293, Rifle. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for kids age 4 to 12; children 3 years old and younger get in free. For details call Bill Morrow at 625-1889 or Jack Green at 618-0911. 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.The circus is coming to town. 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 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. 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. The new Silt Lions Club is having open enrollment through Sept. 10. Lions Clubs are best known for the work with eye research; however each club works on projects in their own community. For more information about becoming a member in the new Silt Lions Club, call Debbie at 230-0446.The Garfield County landfill will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3.The American Red Cross will hold training for volunteers. All classes are taught at the Colorado Department of Transportation Building, 202 Centennial, Glenwood Springs. All classes are free and run from Sept. 8 to Sept.15. To pre-register call the Red Cross office, 947-0400.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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