Weekly Planner, March 24, 2013
Monday, March 25
Anime Club, 3 p.m., Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
A Writer’s Space, 9 a.m.–noon Mondays and Tuesdays, Western Colorado Writers’ Forum, 800 Colorado Ave., work space for writers, coffee and tea, free to members, $5 nonmembers, http://www.westerncoloradowriters.blogspot.com, 433-6800.
League of Women Voters Mesa County, 7 p.m., Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., basement conference room, Susan Skyberg, fraud and recovery supervisor from the Department of Human Services will explain the various benefit programs, common types of fraud, investigative procedures and how to report welfare fraud, 245-0636.
Toastmaster Club, 4:45 p.m. Mondays, Veterans Affairs Hospital, 2121 North Ave., Room 3204, 424-0487.
PEO Reciprocity, 9:30 a.m., last Monday of the month except December, June, July and August, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 3888 27 1/2 Road, 243-8876.
Grand Junction Chess Club, 6:30–10:30 p.m. Mondays, Starbucks, in the Safeway store, Patterson and 29 roads, players of all ability levels welcome, 243-1073.
Rio Grande Chapter National Railway Historical Society, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays for restoration and maintenance work on the Uintah Railroad Display; 7:30 p.m. last Monday of each month, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, 241-2248.
Fruitvale Lions Club, 7 p.m. second and fourth Monday of each month, 434-4736.
Palisade Chapter 90, Order of Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday of each month, Palisade Masonic Temple, Fifth and Kluge streets, Palisade, 523-0901.
New Voice Club, 12:30 p.m. fourth Monday of each month, Monterey Park Apartments, 999 Bookcliff Ave., 242-9593.
Tuesday, March 26
Thunder Mountain Camera Club, 7 p.m., River of Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, program by Donna Fullerton, 260-7488.
Meeting for people with spinal cord injuries, 12:15–1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, entrance 22, in the East-West Conference room, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 243-0251.
Latin-Anglo Alliance, 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, Latin-Anglo Alliance, 760 Winters Ave, 248-3658.
Fruita Lions Club, 6 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, Judy’s Restaurant, 435 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita, 858-8351.
Mesa Lodge 58 I.O.O.F., 3 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 3002 Interstate 70 Business Loop, No. 1, 523-4355, 523-0379.
Young Onset (age 65 and younger) Early Stage Support Group, for persons with YO or Early Stage dementia and their caregivers, 5:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of each month, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., No. B1, 256-1274.
Make and Take Ornament Club, 1–3 p.m., Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, registration required for materials list, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Western Slope Huntington’s Disease support group, last Tuesday of each month, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., 434-8323.
Black Canyon Astronomical Society, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of each month in either Montrose or Delta, talks and discussions about astronomical topics, 856-7716, http://www.blackcanyonastronomy.com.
Wednesday, March 27
Grand Junction Geological Society joint meeting with the Colorado Mesa University Geology Club, 7:30 p.m., Saccomanno Lecture Hall, Wubben Science Building, CMU Campus, Ron Blakey will speak on “Using Paleogeographic Maps to Portray the Geologic and Paleotectonic History of Western North America, guests welcome, 242-9062.
American Girl Club, 4:30 p.m., Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, featuring “The Care and Keeping of You,” 243-5113.
Grand Valley Woodcarvers Club, 6 p.m. first and third Wednesday of each month; 1 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 523-8773, 257-1549, 245-8817.
Mesa County Child Protection Team, 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Ave., 241-8480.
Grand Junction Business Association, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 245-8484.
Look Good, Feel Better, 1:45–4 p.m. last Wednesday of each month, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., register 254-5581.
Grand Junction Rotary Club, Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 245-0031.
Macho Men, (Men Against Cancer Helping Others), 5-6:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday of each month; 5-6:30 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, at Java City Coffee Shop, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., entrance 26, 244-2351.
GrandParents Count, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, The Resource Center, 1129 Colorado Ave, 244-3838.
Mesa County Genealogical Society, noon fourth Wednesday of each month, January through October, brown bag lunch, Museum of Western Colorado C.D. Smith Building, Fifth Street and Ute Avenue, 434-3409.
Thursday, March 28
Marble Marble Madness for kids in first through eighth grades, 10:30 a.m. Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, create marble mazes, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Fruita MOPS, 9:30–11:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Canyon West Worship Center, 456 Kokopelli Blvd. No. G, first meeting free, $7 per meeting after, refreshments, crafts, child care, 858-2447.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Gem and Mineral Clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, 243-1030.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary No. 595, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 523-0950.
Weight Watchers meetings, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. Fridays, 104 Orchard Ave., WeightWatchers.com.
Al-Anon meeting, 7–8 p.m. Thursdays, Sacred Heart Church basement, 433 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5263.
Redlands Lions Club, 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, 242-3222.
Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Business Incubator Center, 2591 Legacy Way (B 3/4 Road), all welcome, 244-1625.
Mending Hearts Support Group, adult grief support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, 2–3:30 p.m. Thursdays, Historic Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 254-0891.
Friday, March 29
Grand Junction High School class of 1942 monthly lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m., last Friday of each month, Village Inn, 757 Horizon Drive, 434-8297.
Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, 7 p.m. Fridays, 1600 Ute Ave., 985-0350.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, 2299 W. Ridges Blvd., 255-7000.
River City Singles FAC, 5 p.m. Fridays, DoubleTree by Hilton, 743 Horizon Drive, in the lounge, 424-2545.
Saturday, March 30
Grand Junction Outing Club, downhill skiing, Tuesday; cross-country skiing, Thursday; moderate hike Saturday, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Cars ‘n Coffee for auto enthusiasts, 7–10 a.m. Saturdays, Spoons Bistro and Bakery, 3090 N. 12th St., all types of vehicles welcome, benefits the Hospice program, http://www.grandvalleyknights.com, 462-6762.
River City Singles Breakfast Club, 10 a.m. Saturdays, 245-4995.
Shire of Westgate Pass, 11 a.m. Saturdays, north end Sherwood Park, 200 Glenwood Ave., ages 14 and older welcome, 640-5966, 773-1686, http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/West_Gate_Pass/.
Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays; noon Tuesdays; noon and 7 p.m. Thursdays; 9 a.m. Saturdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, 263-4496.