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Crystal Theatre: May 3-9: “Iris” (R), a drama about the philosopher and novelist, Iris Murdoch, 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: May 3-9: “Spider-Man” (PG-13) 12:30, 1, 3:05, 4, 6:30, 7, 9:05 and 9:30 p.m.; “Hollywood Ending” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m.; “Life or Something Like It” (PG-13) 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:15 and 9:25 p.m.; “The Scorpion King” (PG-13) 12:45, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.; “Changing Lanes” (R) 12:20, 3, 5:10, 7:20, 9:25 p.m.; “The Rookie” (G) 12:45, 3:45, 6:30 p.m.; “Jason X” (R) 9:10 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: May 3-9: “Spiderman” (PG-13) 1:15 and 4 p.m. weekend matinee and 7 and 9:30 nightly in digital sound, 1:45 and 4:30 p.m. weekend matinee and 7:15 and 9:45 p.m.; “The Rookie” (G) 1 and 4 p.m. weekend matinee, 7:10 and 9:45 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Springs Theatre: May 3-8: “The Scorpion King” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. nightly; 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee. The Springs Theatre is located at 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: May 3-9: “The Rookie” (G) 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; call 625-2323 to verify show times.
Deck Party season at the New Castle Superbowl opens this Sunday with a Cinco de Mayo party, featuring live rock `n’ roll by Ralph Dinosaur & the Fabulous Volcanoes. The party begins at 3:30 p.m., with music from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Shuttle service is available to Rifle and Glenwood Springs. Call 984-2739 for details.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.The annual Glenwood Springs Art Guild All Member Exhibit opens Monday, May 6, at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call 945-2414 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.Live local music lives on in the Roaring Fork Valley. Friends of Your Mother performs this Friday, May 3, at Steve’s Guitars in Carbondale. Opening is Sue Krehbiel. Enjoy a night of original acoustic music. Doors open at 8 p.m. Admission by donation. Call 963-3304 for details.The Dags have a busy weekend ahead. They’ll play starting at 9:30 p.m. Friday, at the newly remodeled Black Nugget Saloon in Carbondale. On Sunday, they travel to Bond (near State Bridge), where they’ll perform from 5-9 p.m. at the Fireside Lodge, which is celebrating its 14th year under the same ownership.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.Zarked plays rock `n’ roll from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, at O’Leary’s in Rifle. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m.The Winchester Club in Rifle now offers Karaoke every Thursday starting at 7 p.m.
The “Touch a Truck and Fly a Kite” day of family fun will be presented from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. A hotdog lunch is available for $2.50. Call Fran at 970-285-9480 for details.Share Colorado registration will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 312 7th St., Glenwood Springs. Distribution will be on Saturday, May 18. Call 945-5506 for details.Thanks to a grant from the Colorado Endowment for Humanities, a Mark Twain presentation will be given at 9:10 and 10 a.m. Friday, May 3, at Rifle Middle School. The public is invited.The Democratic Women are holding a fundraiser yard sale starting at 8 a.m. this Saturday, May 4, at 1204 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Donations can be left anytime at the same location. Democrats, clean out your closets and garages to support your candidates. For details, call Leslie Robinson at 625-1797 or e-mail garcodem@rifle. net.The Fraternal Order of Eagles, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs, will serve Ron and Cathy’s famous barbecue ribs, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 3. Cost is $10 for a half rack, $13 for a full rack. Everyone is welcome. Proceeds benefit the Aerie Building Fund.Martin Fiala of Redstone will how slides and trace the old Midland Railroad up the Fryingpan 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.St. Mary of the Crown will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the church, located on White Hill in Carbondale. Admission is $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under, and includes dessert. Beer, wine and soda will be available.Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork, Carbondale, will hold its annual Mayfaire celebration of spring, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4. No dogs, please. For details, call 963-1960.Mount Sopris Montessori School, Carbondale, will meet from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, to discuss topics related to the future of the school. Dinner and childcare will be provided. Call 963-3506 for details.The Rifle Snowmobile Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the Rifle Fireside Inn. The main topic will be whether the club should join with other winter users of the forest and become a multi-use club, or remain separate and work still work together. Election of officers will also be held.The Carbondale Recreation Department will be offering Lifeguard Training classes from May 13-23. Pre-registration required by Wednesday, May 8. For details, call 704-4115. An Alive at 25 class will be presented from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Colorado State Patrol office, 202 Centennial Street, Glenwood Springs. Cost is $30 if court ordered, $20 if taken voluntarily. Class is limited to the first 25 students (parents may attend at no charge but must register). Call 945-6198 for reservations.
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