Tonight the Wheeler Opera House hosts a screening of "Girl Rising" at 7:30pm. Presented by the Aspen chapter of Room To Read, a global organization focused on efforts to foster literacy and gender equality in education. A welcome reception with refreshments will take place at 6:30pm. For details, visit www.aspenshowtix.com.
If you don't plan on skiing this weekend, you can celebrate spring with the inaugural Orchid Show and Teach-In at the Hotel Jerome, May 25 and 26. The show is being presented by the Aspen Branch and 15% of the proceeds will benefit the Aspen Historical Society. Orchids, terrariums, bromeliad gardens and demonstrations by the Aspen Branch's design team will fill each day from 10:30am to 6pm. For information, visit www.aspenbranch.com or
Literature Outloud, a story time for adults, continues at the Pitkin County Library today at 3pm. John Keleher will ready from "The Emperor of the Air" and Rett Harper will read from "Little Nightmares, Little Dreams." Both are part of this month's theme of "Voices of Experience." Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, these dramatic readings will enlighten a rainy Sunday afternoon. For information, call 970-429-1900.