Weekly Planner, March 7, 2010
Sunday, March 7
The Adrian Empire, Lincoln Park, 12th Street and Gunnison Avenue, 12:30 p.m., 314-2627, 260-4634.
Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, Mesa Mall Community Room, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 3 p.m., 216-9842.
Snowshoe Walks at Black Canyon, meet at the South Rim Visitor Center, Black Canyon National Park, 10346 Highway 347, Montrose, 1 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. Saturday, limited number of snowshoes available, call to reserve a pair, 249-1914, http://www.nps.gov/blca.
Monday, March 8
Mesa County Republican Women monthly luncheon, Two Rivers Convention Center, noon, speaker Matt Arnold of Clear The Bench, Colorado on the Colorado Supreme Court Justice and the retention vote, $15, 623-0273.
League of Women Voters of Mesa County, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., lower level, 7 p.m., speaker Erick Hohenegger, investigator with Colorado Civil Rights Division on “Civil Rights,” 241-7575.
Lit & Lattes Book Club, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 7 p.m., discuss “Sophie Scholl and the White Rose,” by Annette Dumbach and Jud Newborn, 243-5113.
Mesa County Council on Aging, Gray Gourmet, 551 Chipeta Ave., 1:30 p.m., Angelina Salazar, director of community relations at Family Health West will present information about the new hospital and its available programs to community members, 241-0315.
Senior computer class, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 10:30 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior card bingo, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 1 p.m., 243-7408.
Vegetable Gardening Series: Maintaining the Vegetable Garden, presented by Curtis Swift, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 9:30 a.m., call to register, 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.
Colorado Desert Herb Society, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House, 655 Struthers Ave., 6:30 p.m., 254-8567, 245-6159.
Flotilla 10 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 243-3879.
Tuesday, March 9
Socrates Cafe Philosophical Discussion Group, Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 7 p.m., 243-5113.
Senior pool tournament, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior bingo, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 1:30, 243-7408.
Grand Valley Landlord’s Association, Dragon Treasure Chinese Restaurant, 402 Jurassic Ave., Fruita, 7 p.m., 245-3494.
Epilepsy Support Group, 2829 North Ave., 10 a.m., 241-0315.
Urban Trails Committee, Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave., 5:30 p.m., 244-1507.
The Green Guides of the Grand Valley, Mesa State College, in the Science Center, attached to Wubben Hall, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 778-0582, http://www.greenguidegv.com.
Grandparent (or other kin) parenting again support group, 260-1804, 858-8992.
Celebrate Recovery, Canyon View Vineyard Church, 736 24 1/2 Road, 6:30 p.m., 210-5626.
Clifton Senior Citizens, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, noon, 434-0803, 434-3905.
TOPS CO458, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 5:30 p.m., 242-0881.
Winner’s Circle Business Network International, La Bamba Restaurant, 542 Main St., 7 a.m., 263-0477.
Wednesday, March 10
Allocation of parental responsibilities (custody) clinic, Mesa County Workforce Center, 2897 North Ave., Modular 3B, 8:30-11:30 a.m., assistance with custody pro se (do it yourself) forms by Colorado Legal Service staff, $25 or seven hours of approved community service, completed before the clinic, space limited, register, 243-7940, ext. 108, wwwprobonomc.org.
Senior ladies pool, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior pinochle, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 1 p.m., 243-7408.
Artspace Wednesday Series, Workshops for Entrepreneurs, in Room 205, Alpine Bank building, 225 N. Fifth St., 5:30-8:30 p.m., Design a Web site and Blog with Nancy Lewis, fees apply, scholarships available, call to reserve a space, 640-8177, http://www.artspace colorado.org.
4-H Council meeting, Sagebrush room, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 7 p.m., 255-7100.
Mesa County Suicide Prevention Coalition, Harris Suites, 619 Main St., noon, 683-6626.
Gastric Bypass support group, St. Mary’s Hospital Life Center, 1100 Patterson Road, 6 p.m., 858-4375.
Business Networking International Mesa Chapter, The Egg and I Restaurant, 120 W. Park Drive, Suite H, 7:30 a.m., 216-1743.
Senior dining with Gray Gourmet, noon, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.; Monterey Park Apartments Escalante Hall, 999 Bookcliff Ave.; Independence Village, 225 N. Coulson, Fruita; Ratekin Tower Apartments, 875 Main St.; Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton; Grand View Apartments, 1501 N. First St.; Collbran Congregational Church, 2003 W. High St., Collbran; De Beque Senior Center, 381 Minter, De Beque, suggested donation $2.50, for ages 60 and older, call at least one business day ahead for meal reservation, 243-9844, ext. 1.
Mesa County Child Protection Team, Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Ave., 7 a.m., 241-8480.
Thursday, March 11
Ergonomic Solutions for Computer Access Learning Lab, WesTAC, 2897 North Ave., Modular 3A, 2:30-4:30 p.m., 248-0876, www. assistivetechnologypartners.org.
Candidate Forum, hosted by Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce, Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., City Council room, second floor, 7 p.m., six Fruita City Council and mayoral candidates running for three vacancies, 858-3894.
Senior canasta, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m. Thursday and Friday, 243-7408.
St. Pats Dinner hosted by Villa Grande, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 10 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior pokeno, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 8 p.m., 243-7408.
Western Slope Real Estate Investors, Pre-Foreclosures, Foreclosures and REO’s, Bray Education Center, 640 Belford Ave., 6:30 p.m., 261-5450, http://www.wsrei.com.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, Gem and Mineral Clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, 7:30 p.m., 243-1030.
Leukemia/Lymphoma family support group, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 4-5:30 p.m., 244-2254.
Teen MOPS, Clifton Assembly of God, 258 Fifth St., Clifton, 6-8 p.m., 434-6907.
Mending Hearts Support Group, adult grief support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, Historic Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 2-3:30 p.m., 254-0891.
Business Buddies, Martin Mortuary, 550 North Ave., 7:30-8:30 a.m., networking, guests welcome, 245-3995.
Two Rivers Cribbage Club, 6:30 p.m., 242-8548.
Friday, March 12
Grand Valley Health Fair, Central High School, 550 Warrior Way, 7 a.m.-noon Friday and Saturday, walk-in low cost Blood Chemistry Screening and other screenings, information booths, those getting blood chemistry screenings need to fast for 12 hours, (diabetics do not fast), 244-8400.
Council 13621 of the Knights of Columbus Friday Fish Fry, 790 26 1/2 Road, $7 adults, $6 ages 6-12, under 6 free, $1 bowl of clam chowder, 260-7664.
Senior painting class, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior pool tournament, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior canasta, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 1 p.m., 243-7408.
Retired Firefighters of Mesa County, monthly breakfast, Otto’s Restaurant, 2210 U.S. Highway 6&50, 8-9 a.m.
Masonic Lodge 173 A.F. and A.M. Stated Communication, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 7:30 p.m., 242-0120.
River City Singles FAC, in the lounge, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, 5 p.m., 248-9211.
Saturday, March 13
Amateur Chess Tournament, Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $10, covers awards and snacks, 874-0923.
Third annual Farm and Ranch Day, hosted by Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce, Coop Country/Ace Hardware and C.S.U. Extension Service, Coop Country, 1650 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita, presentations, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m., demonstrations, booths, displays, 858-3894.
Two River Sams Chapter Good Sam RV Club, meeting, 1 p.m., call for location, 523-5625, 434-4154.
Fruitvale Lions Club St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper, Clifton Community Center, 126 Second St., Clifton, 4-8 p.m., corned beef, cabbage and potatoes, cake and beverage, $5 ages 6 and older, $4 ages under 6, cake raffle, 254-8408.
78th annual Maggie and Jiggs Corned Beef and Cabbage with Irish Stew Dinner, Fruita United Methodist Church, 405 E. Aspen, Fruita, 4-6:30 p.m., $8 adults, $5 ages 12 and under, 245-0043.
Senior bridge class, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 8 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior bridge, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Second Saturday, Head, Heart and Hands, for ages up to 3 1/2 and their parents, River Canyon School, Koininia Church, 730 25 Road, playtime, movement, handwork, snack, conversation, activities for adults, $10 donation if families RSVP, $15 walk-ins, 216-9936.
Mastering High Dynamic Range photography class, Frame Works and Gallery, 309 Main St., 243-7074.
The Western Colorado Bonsai Society, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House, 655 Struthers Ave., 245-3288.
Friendship Force of Western Colorado, nonprofit travel/cultural exchange program, in the conference room, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., 1:30 p.m., 243-5456, 243-4301, 241-9122.
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