Weekly Calendar, Aug. 20, 2017
Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., downtown Palisade, fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demo by Clark Sarchet from Center at Foresight, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org/departments/sunday-market-page.
Colorado West Timekeepers, Chapter 138 of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, 2 p.m. third Sunday of each month, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 241-0792, 243-7457, 245-2613.
Knights of Columbus Council 13621 pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m.–noon, third Sunday of each month, 790 26 1/2 Road, $6 adults, $4 ages 6-12, younger than 6 free, proceeds benefit the fund for local charities, 260-7664.
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.
Coffee with the City Manager, 3 p.m., Kiln Coffee Bar, 326 Main St., join Grand Junction City Manager Greg Caton and his guest, Council member Chris Kennedy, drop-in format, 244-1507.
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.
Living Well After Treatment, 5–6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Oncology Conference Room, designed to support and educate people as they finish active cancer treatment, 298-7500.
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.
Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays; noon Tuesdays; 7 p.m. Thursdays; 9 a.m. Saturdays; 8:30 a.m. first Saturday of each month, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, overeatersanonymousgrandjunction.org, 263-4496.
Free clinic on Guardianships in Colorado, 1–3:30 p.m., Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave., third floor annex, Training Room A, hosted by Pro Bono Project of Mesa County for “pro se” parties or persons seeking to obtain a guardianship over another adult without the assistance of an attorney, register 424-5748.
Thunder Mountain Camera Club, 7–9 p.m., fourth Tuesday of each month, Western Colorado Community College, 2520 Blichmann Ave., Building B, room 171, nonprofit organization promoting the study, enjoyment and use of photography, 216-9311, thundermountaincameraclub.org.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, 1:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of each month, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., No. B1, 256-1274.
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., 245-5267.
Latin-Anglo Alliance, 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, Latin-Anglo Alliance, 760 Winters Ave, 248-3658.
Mesa County Republican Men’s Club discussion meeting, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, The Egg & I, 120 Park Drive, No. 107, all welcome to participate in discussion on issues of Mesa County and local communities, 241-6470.
TOPS CO458, Take off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 4:30–5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community of Christ Church, 2880 B ½ Road, 241-4359, tops0458.weebly.com.
Grand Junction Lions Club, noon Tuesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 812-0193, gjlions.org.
Grand Mesa Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, rehearsal 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 858-4839, 523-3464, grandmesachorus.org.
Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, 433-7217.
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2751 Patterson Road, in the auditorium, 257-7664, bookcliffchorus.wordpress.com.
Western Colorado Post Polio Group, kick off meeting, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., 261-0162.
Desert West Embroiderers’ Guild open house, noon–6 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., in the Community Room, demonstrations, activities for children 2–4 p.m. in the Children’s area, lecture about embroidery and beadwork 6 p.m., guild member works on display at the library through Aug. 30, 243-4442.
Farm and Ranch Market, 7:30 a.m.–noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, fruits, vegetables, melons, meats and more, 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 available while you browse the market, redlandsumc.org, 245-1478.
Western Slope Adventurers, River Paddling and Rowing Skills and Equipment Seminar, 6 p.m., On the River Supply, 2297 Tall Grass Drive, RSVP not required but preferred, 433-4312.
Geek Meetup, 4–5 p.m. fourth Wednesday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., for teens devoted to pop culture fandoms, games and activities, 243-4442.
Beyond Words Book Club, 10:30 a.m. fourth Wednesday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.
Mesa County Genealogical Society, noon fourth Wednesday of each month, brown bag lunch, Museum of Western Colorado C.D. Smith Building, Fifth Street and Ute Avenue, 434-3409.
Cups Club, 2–3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Artful Cup, 3090 N. 12th St., open to all friends of HopeWest, for those looking to meet new people, grow friendships and enjoy the company of others, learn skills, discover hobbies and participate in fun activities, transportation options available, 248-8827.
Grand Junction Rotary Club, noon Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., guests welcome, 234-5030.
Grand Valley Robotics open house training camp, 4–8 p.m., Business Incubator, 2591 Legacy Way, hosted by the Hi-Fives high school team, interactive camp for families with kids in grades K-12 will teach what each age level offers as well as how to start a team, 216-0048, firstinspires.org.
Bankruptcy clinic, 10 a.m.–noon, Grand Junction City Hall auditorium, 250 N. Fifth St., hosted by The Pro Bono Project of Mesa County and Colorado Legal Services Title III Senior Citizen Legal Assistance Program, learn about protected benefits, what judgment proof status means and how to stop aggressive debt collectors, register 256-9570.
Builder Marketplace, 5:30–7 p.m., SpringHill Suites, 236 Main St., hosted by HBA of Western Colorado and Kim Genevay from Bank of American, meet and talk with representatives from Senergy Builders and Innovation Homes, Q&A sessions, food, door prize.
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 Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 6:30 p.m., Gem and Mineral Clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, 242-3134.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary No. 595, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 433-8048.
Redlands Lions Club, dinner meeting 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, 201-8432.
Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Library, 641 Struthers Ave., 250-3969, 1118685.toastmastersclubs.org.
TOPS 209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5:15 p.m., Thursdays, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, 434-7928 http://www.tops.org.
Two Rivers Cribbage Club, 6–9 p.m. Thursdays, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, all ages welcome, 261-1670.
Author presentation, 7 p.m., Out West Books, 533 Main St., Erik Story, author of “A Promise to Kill” the second of his Clyde Barr novels, will speak, 986-8086.
Spouse Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., last Friday of each month, Warrior Resource Center, 11 S. Park Ave., Montrose, all military spouses, every branch, every era, every experience, food and beverages provided, RSVP 765-2210.
Teen Gaming, 3–5 p.m. second and fourth Friday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 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. second and fourth Friday of each month, 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.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 216-3879.
Grit and Grace: Great Colorado Women, 2 p.m., Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., presented by M.L. Hanson, founder of The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame, lecture 2 p.m., Whitman Education Center, 248 S. Fourth St.; tour of the full exhibit 3 p.m. followed by a cookie and lemonade reception 4 p.m., 242-0971.
We Can! Mesa County, Back to School Family 5K walk/run and Field Day, 9 a.m.–noon, on the grounds of Primary Care Partners, 3150 N. 12th St., water activities, tug-of-war, hula hoops, prizes, $15–$20 proceeds benefit the childhood obesity program, register eventbrite.com.
Grand Junction Senior Theatre annual picnic, noon, Long’s Family Park, Grand Mesa Shelter, south end of the park, for members, nonmembers and family to talk about the upcoming season, meat, tableware and beverages provided, take a salad, side dish or dessert to share, search Facebook for “Grand Junction Senior Theatre,” 640-0351.
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.
Montrose Day, last Saturday of each month, Montrose County Historical Museum, 21 N. Rio Grande St., Montrose, Montrose residents receive a free pass to the museum, 249-2085.