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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) 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 and 9:05 p.m., and at 1, 4 and 7 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 and 9:15 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: May 17-23: “Spider-man” (PG-13) 1:15 and 4 p.m. weekend matinees and 7 and 9:30 p.m. nightly in digital sound, 1:45 and 4:30 p.m. weekend matinees and 7:15 and 9:45 p.m.; “Joshua” (G) 1 and 4 p.m. weekend matinees, 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 Connecting Acting Class, taught by actor and director Bob Woolsey, will be held Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Cost is $110 for center members, $130 for non-members. To register, or for more information, call 945-2414.
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 beverages available. No dogs, no glass. Call 945-4500 to become a member or sponsor.Enjoy live jazz with Walt Smith & Friends 7-10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Sopris Restaurant, south of Glenwood Springs at 7215 Highway 82. Call 945-7771 for details.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.Spooky & the Boogymen play rock `n’ roll from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. this Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24 in West Glenwood Springs. Karaoke Crush begins at 9 p.m. every Wednesday. Call 945-6613 for details.
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 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 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 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.The fifth grade class at Glenwood springs Elementary School, under the direction of music teacher Jackie Pack, will present “A New Day,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at the Glenwood Springs High School auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited.The Gordon Cooper Library and the Carbondale Family Resource Center will host a celebration of the new parenting library, donated by the center, from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the library, 76 S. Fourth St. Call 963-2889 or 384-5796 for details.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.The Frontier Historical Museum in Glenwood Springs needs substitute volunteers to man the front desk while regular volunteers are out. Volunteers greet visitors and collect fees, sell items from the gift shop, and get to enjoy the museum. For details, call 945-4448.The Learning Alternatives/Homeschooling Forum will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 25, at the Pitkin County Library Conference Room, Aspen. Speakers include representatives from Paonia’s Vision program, New Castle’s The Garden School, homeschoolers and other educators. For details, call Jill at 429-0513.The Colorado Quarter Horse Association will host an all breeds horse show on Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26, at the Garfield County Fairgrounds, Rifle. The show opens at 8 a.m. Saturday. For stall reservations or more information, call 984-0342, or visit http://www.cqhsa.free servers.com.A free pulmonary support group meets the at 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, at the Rifle Fire Station, 1850 Railroad Ave. The group is designed to provide education and support to individuals with lung disorders and disease and their families. For details, call 625-6433.
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