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Crystal Theatre: Feb. 22-28: “In the Bedroom” (R) 7:30 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times. Movieland: Feb. 22-28: “Dragonfly” (PG-13) 12:25, 2:50, 5, 7:10 and 9:30 p.m.; “Collateral Damage” (R) 2:45 and 9 p.m.; “Big Fat Liar” (PG) 12:30 and 6:45 p.m.; “John Q” (PG-13) 12:40, 3:15, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Hart’s War” (R) 1, 3:45, 6:45 and 9:25 p.m.; “Crossroads” (PG-13) 12:50, 3, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:20 p.m.; “Peter Pan: Return to Neverland” (G) 12:20, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Feb. 22-28: “Count of Monte Cristo” (PG-13) 7 and 9:40 p.m. nightly, 1:15 and 4 p.m. weekend matinees; “Queen of the Damned” (R) 7:15 and 9:50 p.m. nightly, 1:30 and 4:15 weekend matinees; “Peter Pan: Return to Neverland” (G) 7:10 and 9:10 p.m. nightly, 1:10, 3:10 and 5:10 p.m. weekend matinees; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times. Springs Theatre: Feb. 22-28: “Dragonfly” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. nightly, 1 and 3 p.m. weekend matinees; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theatre: Feb. 22-28: “Snow Dogs” (PG) 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.
A special preview exhibit of the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities’ 22nd annual Valley Visual Art Show runs through Saturday, March 2, in the lobby of Alpine Bank in Carbondale. The exhibit opens Friday, March 8, at Kahhak Fine Arts & School. Call 963-1680 for details.”Art & Ecology: A Bi-national Exhibition,” with contemporary mixed media by artists from Mexico and the United States, is currently at CMC Gallery, 831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 945-8367 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.Aspen Filmfest’s Musical Movies, a musical program for children ages 3-6, will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, at the Glenwood Springs Library. The classic works of Maurice Sendak will be featured. Call 945-5958 or 925-6882, ext. 102, for details.
The Colorado Division of Wildlife’s Glenwood Springs service center, 50633 Highway 6&24, West Glenwood Springs, will be closed Thursday, Feb. 28, to allow employees to attend a training. For details, call 947-2921, ext. 6176 or 6177. For wildlife emergencies, call the Colorado State Patrol at 970-824-6501.Bingo is open to the public beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at B.P.O.E. #2286, Glenwood Springs. No dinner served Friday, March 1. Saturday, a full menu plus chix fried steak special served from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 2.A reading by cowboy poet Larry Glenn of Rifle will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Rifle Branch Library, 107 E. Second St., Rifle. Call 625-3471 for details.The next Parenting Through Divorce class will be held Saturday, March 2, in Glenwood Springs. Designed to equip parents with the skills to raise healthy, well-adjusted children despite the challenges of divorce. Preregistration required by calling Bob Nuffer at 625-9552 or Cheryl Hurst at 945-6213.The Future Sportsmen 4-H club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Silt Firehouse, to plan for the upcoming year. New and interested members are welcome. For details, call Bruce at 947-0528.An open writers’ workshop is held from 7-10 p.m., the second and fourth Thursday of the month at the Glenwood Springs Mennonite Church. Free and open to all levels and genres of writers. Bring copies of work for others to critique. Facilitated by Karen Chamberlain and Carol Bell. Call 947-1236 for details.A planning meeting and pizza lunch for the first Relay For Life team benefit event for the American Cancer Society will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 1, at the Aspen Fire Department. The local leg of this relay is scheduled for Aug. 16-17. Volunteers are needed. Call Jessi Potter, 544-4960, for details.
The Dags will perform their original blend of rock and blues at a dinner and silent auction to benefit the family of John Croy of New Castle, who died recently in a construction accident. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Superbowl in New Castle. Dinner and auction tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 at Regis salon at the Glenwood Springs Mall, from Jennifer at Big Horn Toyota, at the Silt Cafe and 19th Street Diner in Glenwood Springs; or auction/band tickets are available at the door for $5. For details, call Jennifer at 618-5898.The Lone Pine Bluegrass Band performs traditional bluegrass (and a bit of swing) on Friday, March 1, at Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth, Carbondale. Doors open at 8 p.m., music starts at 8:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Call 963-3304 for details.Last Call performs some of the best in country western music on the Western Slope, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2, at the Hideout in Parachute. No cover.The Bill Parish Quintet performs swing and Latin jazz from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesdays in March, at Buffalo Valley, 3637 Highway 82, Glenwood Springs. No cover. Wear your dancing shoes.Ric Rock and Nigel Lew perform beginning at 9:30 p.m. every Thursday, at the Ship of Fools, on Main Street in Carbondale.The local band Lightning Strike performs classic rock, blues and reggae from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at the New Castle Superbowl. Shuttle service is available in the New Castle area and to Rifle and Glenwood Springs.Seranading Strings, a violin/guitar duo with Suzanne Nadeau and Jerry Gasau, will perform from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Rendez-Vous French and American bistro, 817 1/2 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-6644 for details.
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