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Crystal Theatre: May 17-23: “Monsoon Wedding” (R – in English, with some subtitles in Hindi and Punjabi), 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times.Springs Theatre: Starts May 16: “Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones” (PG), at noon, 3, 6:15 and 9:30 p.m. daily; located at 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: May 17-23: “Clockstoppers” (PG-13) 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.Movieland: May 16-23: “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones” (PG), noon, 12:25, 3, 3:25, 6, 6:25, 9 and 9:25 p.m. “Unfaithful” (R) 12:20, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; “Spider-Man” (PG-13) 12:30, 3:05, 6:30, 9:05 p.m., and at 1, 4, 7 and p.m.; “The New Guy” (PG-13) 12:45, 2:45, 4:45, 7:20 and 9:25 p.m.; “Hollywood Ending” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: May 17-23: “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.; “Joshua” (G) 1 and 4 p.m. weekend matinee, 7:10 and 9:15 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times.
The annual Glenwood Springs Art Guild Exhibit is now open at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call 945-2414 for details.The 22nd annual Valley Kids exhibit continues through Sunday, 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.
The New Castle Superbowl hosts a deck party today, with high-energy blues by the Johnny O. Band, from 5:30-10 p.m. Shuttle service is available to Rifle and Glenwood Springs. Call 984-2739 for details.The 17th annual Summer of Jazz concert series starts Wednesday, June 5, with the Ray Barretto Septet, a Latin jazz group with a bit of jam and funk. Music from 7-9:30 p.m.; admission free but donations gladly accepted; T-shirts, food and beverage available. No dogs, no glass. Call 945-4500 to become a member or sponsor.Harris & Harris perform in concert from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Cottonwood Park in Parachute. Admission is free; bring a lawn chair, picnic dinner and your dancing shoes.
Storytime for Wednesday, May 22, at the Glenwood Springs Library is cancelled. Storytime will resume at 10:30 Wednesday, May 29. 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 22 and 23 is “Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee.” Stories, followed by a simple craft. Call 625-3471 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.
A hiking tour of the historic Coal Camp in South Canyon will be offered on Sunday, May 19. Participants meet at 1 p.m. at City Hall, 806 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. For details, call Marice Doll at 947-1389.Carbondale celebrates its official flower today at the fourth annual Dandelion Day, Sunday, May 19, in Sopris Park. A parade down Main Street begins at 11:30 a.m., with park activities, including music, speakers, and contests, begins at noon. Free and open to the public.If words are your game, you might want to check out the Scrabble Club, which will meet from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, in the Red Mountain Room of the Community Center. Cost is $3 per session.A retirement celebration and open house in honor of Basalt teachers Anita Greybar and Carolyn Stott will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Basalt Elementary School. Everyone is invited.Glade Hadden, Bureau of Land Management archaeologist, will give a talk on the Fremont people (300-1200 A.D.), at 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, at the Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Free and open to the public. Call 970-949-0288 for details.A 55 Alive Driver Safety Program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Thursday, May 22 and 23, at the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. Cost is $10 and includes course book. Registration is required by May 21. For details, call 945-9117.Due to low snowpack this winter, Colorado Highway 82 over Independence Pass, between Aspen and Twin Lakes, is scheduled to open Thursday, May 23. For more information, call 877-315-ROAD, or visit http://www.sh82.com.Columbine Kids in Basalt is accepting enrollment for its summer camps, fall preschool and fall pre-K programs. Columbine Kids is a year-round camp offering fun, action-packed adventures and social and learning experiences for children ages 1-7. For details, call 927-4505.
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