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Crystal Theatre: April 26-May 2: “Monster’s Ball” (R) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: April 26-May 2: “Life or Something Like It” (PG-13) 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “Jason X” (R) 1, 3:05, 5:15, 7:25 and 9:30 p.m.; “Murder By Numbers” (R) 12:35, 3:15, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; “The Scorpion King” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m.; “The Sweetest Thing” (R) 12:30, 2:45, 7 and 9 p.m.; “Changing Lanes” (R) 12:20, 3, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:25 p.m.; “The Rookie” (G) 12:45, 3:45, 6:30 and 9:10 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: April 26-May 2: “Murder by Numbers” (R) 1:30 and 4:15 p.m. weekend matinees, 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; “Ice Age” (PG) 1, 3 and 5 p.m. weekend matinees, 7 and 9 p.m. nightly; “Rookie” (G) 1 and 4 p.m. weekend matinees, 7:10 and 9:45 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times. Springs Theatre: April 26-May 2: “The Scorpion King” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3 p.m. weekend matinees. The Springs Theatre is located at 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: Through May 2: “Ice Age” (PG) 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 132 E. 4th St., Rifle; call 625-2323 to verify show times.
A gallery reception for Paul Strand’s “Mexican Portfolio” exhibit will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the CMC Aspen Gallery, located at the Morgridge Family Academic Center. The exhibit runs through Aug. 9.The 22nd annual Valley Kids exhibit continues through May 19, at the Aspen Art Museum. Works by hundreds of students from 30 schools and youth organizations from Aspen to Rifle, Eagle and Marble. Call 925-8050 for details.CMC Theater presents the musical “Footloose,” at 7:30 p.m. nightly, May 2, 3 and 4, at the New Space Theater at the Spring Valley Campus. Tickets $12 adults, $10 students and children, available at Colorado Mountain College Glenwood, Spring Valley and Lappala centers, and at the door. Call 947-8227 for details.Tickets are now on sale for the Glenwood Springs High School Drama department’s production of “The Legend of Robin Hood … Sort of,” which will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, at the school. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for seniors, students and children, at Mountain Peddler, GSHS, or at the door. Call 384-5555 for details.
The a cappella group Collage will perform at a benefit for the Bookcliffs Arts Garden in Rifle, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Bookcliffs Arts Garden. Call 625-1889 for details and directions.Violinist Lionel Young performs at 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Tickets $18 for center members, $24 for non-members, by calling 945-2414.Big Daddy Lee and the King Bees perform smokin’ roadhouse blues from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, May 3, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, on Highway 6 & 24, West Glenwood Springs. Saturday night, Billy & the Rattlers perform classic rock and blues. Call 945-6613 for details.
Storytime at the Gordon Cooper Library, Carbondale, meets at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Call 963-2889 for details.Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds is held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the New Castle Branch Library. Toddler Storytime is at 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Call Diane at 984-2346 for details. Storytime at the Silt Branch Library starts at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 876-5500 for details. Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds is held at the Glenwood Springs Library, 413 Ninth St., at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. The theme for May 1 is “Cinco de Mayo.” Stories, followed by a simple craft. Call 945-5958 for more information.The Rifle Library hosts Storytime for preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. The theme for May 1 and 2 is “Hurray! It’s May!” Stories, followed by a simple craft. Call 625-3471 for details.
The Bookcliff, South Side and Mount Sopris Soil Conservation District will deliver seedlings and small potted trees which people have ordered, on Tuesday, April 30, to the Garfield County Road and Bridge shop, 1015 School St., Glenwood Springs. For details, call 945-5494, ext. 101.Free cable gunlocks and educational material on gun safety will be available from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Wal-Mart, 3010 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs.YouthZone is looking for volunteers to assist in all aspects of its annual Kiss-n-Squeal fund-raiser event. Kiss-n-Squeal kicks off July 2 and ends Aug. 3. For details, visit http://www.youthzone.com or call Mary Jean Carnevale at 945-9300, ext. 16. Mayday for Mutts, an afternoon of canine programs and activities, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Colorado Animal Rescue, 2801 County Road 114, across from the CMC Spring Valley Campus. Information on microchipping, dog bite prevention, animal care and adoption and much more will be offered. For details, call Patty or Leslie at 947-9173.Learn traditional African dance from 7:15-8:45 p.m. every Tuesday at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Drop-in fee $8, discount punch passes available. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water to drink. Call 928-8973 for details.Silt Area Chamber of Commerce will host Business After Hours, sponsored by the new Silt Medical Center, from 5;30-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Silt Trade Center. Come tour the facilities, meet the staff, and enjoy good food.Martin Fiala of Redstone will how slides and trace the old Midland Railroad up the Frying Pan and through the historic Hagerman tunnel at the final Redstone Winter Series lecture, at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Redstone Castle. Free and open to the public. Call 963-1389 for details.Sopris MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will meet from 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Glenwood Springs, 824 Cooper Avenue. Childcare is provided for infants to kindergarteners. For more information, contact Christy Nilsson at 945-5010.
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