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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.
The 13th annual All Glenwood Kids Fine Art Celebration opens from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, at the Glenwood Springs High School gymnasium. Featuring hundreds of original works of art by local students, the exhibit is open from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, May 6-9. Call 384-5555 for details.
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.
Tickets are on sale for the fourth annual Cajun Clay Night to benefit the Carbondale Clay Center. The event will be held the evening of Saturday, May 18. Cost is $38 and includes a hand-crafted bowl filled with gumbo, lots of other food, dancing and more. Cash bar for beer and wine. Call 963-2529 for details.
The annual Glenwood Springs Art Guild Exhibit opens Monday, May 6, at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call 945-2414 for details.
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.
Open Mic Night, hosted by Kaptain Kirk, happens from 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at White House Pizza, Carbondale. Fat Tires just $2.
The a cappella group Collage will perform at a benefit for the Bookcliffs Arts Garden in Rifle, 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.
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.
Thanks to a grant from the Colorado Endowment for Humanities, a Mark Twain presentation will be given at 1:15 and 2 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Riverside School in New Castle. The public is invited. The presentation will also be held at 9:10 and 10 a.m. Friday, May 3, at Rifle Middle School.
Glenwood Masons Lodge No. 65 will open its meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2. Refreshments will be served following the meeting.
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.
Derek Wagner, U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard’s staff assistant, will conduct Senate Office Hours, from 8-9 a.m. Thursday, May 2, in Rifle Town Hall, 202 Railroad Ave. For more information, call Allard’s Grand Junction office at 970-245-9553.
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.
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 kindergartners. For more information, contact Christy Nilsson at 945-5010.
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