Calendar, August 6, 2017
Clifton Nature Park Clean-up, 8 a.m.–noon, 32 1/4 Road and D Road, pull weeds and pick up trash, take sunglasses, sunscreen, snacks and water, wear long-sleeve shirt, long pants and study shoes, some gloves available but if you have a favorite pair, bring them, 255-7121.
Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Sundays, downtown Palisade, fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demo by Nick Santos from Cafe Sol, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org/departments/sunday-market-page.
Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, 3 p.m. first Sunday of each month, Traders Coffee, Seventh Street and Patterson Road, 216-9842.
River City Singles, bowling 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Orchard Mesa Lanes, RSVP 263-8462; Early Start Breakfast, 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Denny’s, RSVP 245-4995; Social Club FAC, 5 p.m. Fridays, Travelodge, 718 Horizon Drive, play cards/visit, singles ages 55 and older welcome.
Colorado Day celebration, free entrance on Aug. 7 to all 41 Colorado State Parks, cpw.state.co.us.
Grand Mesa Jeep Club, social hour and no host dinner 6–7 p.m., business meeting 7 p.m., Fiesta Guadalajara Restaurant, 710 North Ave., owners of all makes of four-wheel drive vehicles invited, gmjc.org.
Mesa County Republican Women, lunch 11:30 a.m., meeting noon, Two Rivers Convention Center, speaker is Colorado State Treasurer Walker Stapleton, $15 per person, pre-register at 549-8570, mesacountyrepublicanwomen.com.
The Giving Club, a women’s networking, social and philanthropic effort, 5:15–7 p.m. first Monday of the month in February, May, August and November, SpringHill Suites, 236 Main St., gjgivingclub.org, 260-6140.
Firkin Fundraiser, 5 p.m., Kannah Creek Brewing Co., 1960 N. 12th St., donations and proceeds from sales will benefit CASA of Mesa County, 263-0111.
Northern San Juan Chapter of Great Old Broads for Wilderness, 9 a.m., Ridgway Library, 300 Charles St., Ridgway, discuss wilderness solitude monitoring, upcoming public open houses for the GMUG National Forest planning revision and fall hiking schedule, greatoldbroads.org.
The Grand Mesa Backcountry Horsemen, 7 p.m. first Monday of each month, 242-8860, http://www.gmbch.com.
York Rite Masons, first Monday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.
Orchard Mesa Lions Club, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, A Taste of Heaven Catering, 2817 North Ave., 242-0860.
Grand Valley Rebekah Lodge No. 40, 7:30 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Clifton IOOF Hall, 202 Second St., Clifton, 985-4754.
Rainbow for Girls Grand Junction Assembly No. 12, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 434-4608.
Historical Legends and True Tales, historical walking tour beginning at the Montrose County Historical Museum, 21 N. Rio Grande, Montrose, uncover the locations of jails, saloons, speakeasies and hidden secrets of the town, space limited, $5 donation per person, 249-2085.
Grand Mesa Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, rehearsal 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, all women invited to rehearsals and to sing in the fall show on Nov. 18–19, membership not required, 255-9419, 523-3464, grandmesachorus.org.
The Historic Buildings of Mesa County, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, 443 N Sixth St., presentation by history expert Zebulon Miracle, seating limited, 243-4442.
Grand Valley Multiple-Sclerosis Self-Help Support Group, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., in the Community Room, 549-4441.
Prostate cancer support group, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., study room downstairs, 970-769-0668.
Black Canyon Camera Club, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Tuesday, First Church of God, 1102 Howard St., Delta, program at noon, public welcome, bring up to three pictures for review, blackcanyoncamera.club.
Mesa County Women’s Network, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, speaker Karen Fricke will present on Women Writing for Change, take cash to purchase tickets for the opportunity basket to benefit CASA, $18 members, $22 guests and late reservations, payment online at mcwn.org.
Delta Fine Arts, 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Church of God, 1102 Howard St., Delta, 765-5034.
Mended Hearts — Colorado Western Slope Chapter 409, 5:30–6:45 p.m. Tuesday, St. Mary’s Hospital, Saccomanno Education Annex, Building and Entrance 9, cardiac support group for all cardiac patients and their families, 201-0710.
Grand Junction Charter Chapter, American Business Women’s Association, Tuesday at Community Hospital Legacy No. 3 Room, 2351 G Road, 464-7319.
AARP Colorado Volunteer Opportunity event, 5–6:30 p.m., SpringHill Suites, 236 Main St., in the lobby, learn how you can volunteer with AARP in the community, snacks and beverages provided with one drink ticket per adult for beer or wine, register aarp.cvent.com/d/h5q582/1Q, 877-926-8300.
Farm and Ranch Market, 7:30 a.m.–noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, fruits, vegetables, melons, meats, farmmarketgj.com.
Redlands Farmers Market, 5–8 p.m. Wednesdays, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, Bible stories, crafts and games for kids in preschool–fifth grade.
Grand Valley Pets Alive, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Church of the Nativity, 2175 Broadway, working to reduce pet overpopulation by funding spay/neuter of pet cats and dogs and community cats, new volunteers welcome, 256-1851.
Community Cat Care, 6 p.m. Wednesday, call 216-2409 for meeting location, new volunteers welcome.
Western Slope Coin Club, free coin and currency evaluation clinic for the public 5:30–6:30 p.m.; meeting 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., 241-1770.
Western Colorado African Violet Society, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Ave. , 257-1718.
Grand Junction Area Newcomers Club coffee and meeting, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 243-4168.
MACHO (Men Against Cancer Helping Others), 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, at Java City Cafe, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., entrance 26, 298-7500.
KAFM Salon, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, KAFM Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave., KAFM Lifelong Learning group meeting and discussion about topics affecting our lives today, 241-8801.
Colorado West Quilters Guild, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 434-6888.
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests open house to talk about the National Forests, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Wilkinson Public Library in Telluride; 5:30–7:30 p.m. Aug. 14, Montrose High School cafeteria in Montrose, register doodle.com/poll/9a3n9gvk3cheu4es.
Cool Summer Nights, 5–8 p.m. Thursdays through August, Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., Hidden Treasures: Behind the Scenes Tour 6 p.m., free admission, museumofwesternco.com.
Downtown Grand Junction Farmers Market, 5:30–8 p.m. Thursdays, on Main Street downtown, vendors, produce, food, music, entertainment, 245-9697, downtowngj.org.
Grand Valley ALS support group, (Lou Gehrig’s disease) 10 a.m.–noon, second Thursday of the month, Egg and I Restaurant, 120 Park Drive, in the meeting room, 260-1623.
Altrusa International of Grand Junction, 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month, call for location, 712-9874.
Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma family support group, 4-5:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Reflection Room, 298-2254.
Clifton Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-9794, 208-5849.
Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays; noon Tuesdays; 7 p.m. Thursdays; 9 a.m. Saturdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, overeatersanonymousgrandjunction.org, 263-4496.
TOPS 209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5:15 p.m., Thursdays, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, 434-7928 http://www.tops.org.
Retired Firefighters in Mesa County, monthly breakfast, 8–9 a.m. Friday, The Egg and I Restaurant, 120 Park Drive, No. 107, 210-3759.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 216-3879.
Wives of Warriors, 2 p.m. Fridays, Warrior Resource Center, 11 S. Park Ave., Montrose, gathering for military wives to offer support, provide a safe and confidential place to ask questions and to relate, 765-2210.
Knights of Columbus No. 1062, 6:30 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Center 330 White Ave., bingo night, 261-1952.
Teen Gaming, 3–5 p.m. Friday, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., Xbox and PlayStation fun with other teens, drop in, 243-4442.
Masonic Lodge 173 A.F. and A.M. Stated Communication, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.
Levis and Lace Square Dance Club, rounds 7–7:30, Mainstream with plus tips 7:30–9 p.m., second and fourth Friday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 986-8801, 434-6541.
Tinnitus support group (constant ringing in your ears), 1–2 p.m. second Saturday of each month, St. Mary’s Physician Office Building, Entrance 3, Suite 503, 589-0305.
Two River Sams Chapter Good Sam RV Club, noon, call 523-5625 for location.
Fruita Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Fruita Civic Center lawn, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, produce, local artisans, live music, 858-3894.
Montrose Farmers Market, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturdays, Centennial Plaza, at Main Street and Uncompahgre Avenue, in Montrose, farm-raised food, fun, entertainment, montrosefarmersmarket.com, 209-8463.
Saturday Science Hour, 1–2 p.m. Saturdays, John McConnell Math & Science Center, 2660 Unaweep Ave., free with admission to the center, mathandsciencecenter.org, 254-1626.
Christian Motorcyclist Association, social coffee 8–9 a.m., second Saturday of each month, Four Winds Coffee and Tea, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., monthly meeting after coffee hour, 661-203-9335.
The Lavender Association of Western Colorado, 10–11:30 a.m. second Saturday of each month, Western Colorado Botanical Garden’s Library Room, 641 Struthers Ave., coloradolavender.org.
Marine Corps League, 10 a.m. second Saturday of each month, VFW Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., 261-5503.
American Legion Post 37, 10 a.m. second Saturday of each month, VFW Post 3581, 503 1/2 Florence Road, 216-9111, http://www.coloradolegion.org.
Western Colorado Decorative Artists, social 9 a.m., business meeting 9:30 a.m. second Saturday of each month, except July and August, First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., 241-8228.
Western Slope/Grand Junction Scleroderma Support Group meeting, noon–2 p.m. Saturday, Alpine Bank conference room, second floor, 225 N. Fifth St., scleroderma.org/colorado, 303-806-6686.