Weekly Calendar, Feb. 19, 2017

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Feb. 19

Mind, Body and Spirit lecture, 1 p.m., Crystal Books and Gifts, 439 Main St., Dr. Alexander Gilmore will discuss “Genetic Based Nutrition,” crystalbooksandgifts.com, 242-5181.

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, pre-register at 263-8462; Early Start Breakfast, 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Denny’s, pre-register at 245-4995; Social Club FAC, 5 p.m. Fridays, Travelodge, 718 Horizon Drive, play cards/visit, singles ages 55 and older welcome.

Feb. 20

Kindness is Contagious events, 1–4 p.m., parking garage at Fourth Street and Rood Avenue, put a handprint on a wall to show support for those affected by mental illness, free hot chocolate, coffee and music; 7–9 p.m., Colorado Mesa University Ballroom, award-winning global speaker, best-selling author, documentary filmmaker and suicide prevention/mental health advocate Kevin Hines is the keynote speaker, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Grand Valley Audubon Society, 7 p.m. Monday, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, “25 Years of Grand Valley Western Screech-Owls: What Have We Learned?” presented by Nic Korte, 314-9071.

Orchard Mesa Lions Club, 7 p.m. Monday, 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.

Grand Valley Porcelain Artists, 9 a.m.–noon, third Monday of each month, Grand Valley National Bank, 570 25 Road, 242-2797.

Healing Hearts Cardiac Support Group, 6–7:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, Grand Mesa Room, St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, 298-2769.

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.

Appleton 4-H, 7 p.m. Monday, Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, 242-0097.

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.

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.

Monday Madness, 1 p.m. Monday,  Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, kids, teens and everyone in between invited, experiments, makerspace, read-alouds, games, movies and more, 285-9870, gcpld.org.

Feb. 21

Grand Junction Progressives, 6:30–8 p.m., Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, study group, “Fascism: What it is and How to Fight It,” third of three sessions, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Fireside Book Club, 2:30 p.m., third Tuesday of each month, Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Ave., Parachute, visit the library or call 285-9870 for this month’s selection.

Heartbeat of Grand Junction, support group for survivors of loss to suicide, 7–9 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Miller Homestead, Artful Cups Coffee Shop, 3090 N. 12th St., 985-4551, 243-2467.

Western Colorado Classical Guitar Society, 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Breast Friends: Breast Cancer Support Group, 5–6:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Entrance 25, Reflection Room, 298-7500.

Colorado Archeological Society — Grand Junction Chapter, third Tuesday of each month, time and location varies, novice to avocational to professional level organization, 433-4312, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), cas-gj.org.

The Art Center Guild, 10:30 a.m. third Tuesday of each month, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., new members and guests welcome, 245-9215, 243-7337.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, 3 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Senior Room, Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson, Fruita, 256-1274.

Friends of The Mesa County Public Library District, 4 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4783.

Grand Valley Kennel Club, 
6:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Pawsitive Directions K-9 Academy, 571 32 Road, Suite E, grandvalleykennelclub.org.

Clifton Senior Citizens, noon Tuesdays, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-0803, 434-3905.

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.

 

 

 

Feb. 22

Presentation on Business Write-Offs and Taxes, hosted by Grand Valley Networking Group, 7:30 a.m., offices of BL Realty, 1001 N. Fifth St., Darlene Ficklin of Business Generations will present, pre-register at 250-5109, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Grand Valley Audubon Society, Montane Owl Trip to Purdy Mesa/Kannah Creek Area, searching for Northern Pygmy-Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl and Western Screech-Owl, $10 adults, free for students and ages younger than 5, pre-registration required, 720-840-5070, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

American Girl Club, 4:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.

Teen Opportunity Expo, 
2:30–4 p.m., Montrose High School cafeteria, in Montrose, hosted by City of Montrose Youth Council for ages 13–19, visit with local business and organization representatives for summer jobs, volunteering and internships, 240-1415.

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,  257-1549, 245-8817.

Veterans benefits assistance, 7:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday, Grand Junction Vet Center, 2472 Patterson Road, Unit 16, walk-in basis, 245-4156; by appointment Thursday, at the Montrose CBOC, 154 Colorado Ave., Montrose, call 249-7791 to schedule an appointment.

Beyond Words Book Club, 
10:30 a.m. fourth Wednesday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.

The High Desert Orchid Society, 7:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday of each month, 263-4183, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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, Historic Miller Homestead, 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, 248-8827.

TOPS 0082, weigh-in 8:30–9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2751 Patterson Road, 858-8910, http://www.tops.org.

Grand Junction Rotary Club, noon Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., guests welcome, 234-5030.

Feb. 23

Mesa County Safety Council’s annual Safety Fair, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Mesa Mall, children can visit with more than 30 safety experts from the community to learn how to protect themselves at home and school through demonstrations, mesacountysafetycouncil.

Western Colorado Community College open house, 4:30–7 p.m., 2508 Blichmann Ave., opportunity to explore new and existing programs offered at WCCC, a division of Colorado Mesa University.

The 2017 FUSE Summit, Thursday and Friday, Colorado Mesa University, collaborative industry conference focused on business strategy in western Colorado, hosted by LAUNCH and Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance, sessions on manufacturing, outdoor recreation and tech entrepreneurship, keynote speaker Steve Wood, Spirit Engineering Inc., president/CEO of Capco 1993-2015, register coloradomanufacturing.org/CAMA-West.

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.

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.

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.

Warrior at Heart Men’s Ministry, 6 a.m. Thursdays, Four Winds Coffee & Tea, 1235 Bookcliff Ave.; Judy’s Family Restaurant, 435 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita; and Starvin Arvin’s Restaurant, 3247 F Road, Clifton; dinner group meets 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Four Winds Coffee & Tea, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., wheart.com.

Thursday Senior Potluck, noon Thursdays, Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson, Fruita, $3 donation, 858-0360.

Horizon-Sunrise Rotary Club, 
7:15 a.m. Thursdays, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road,  270-5898, horizonsunrise.squarespace.com.

Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction, noon Thursdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 270-6162, http://www.kiwanis-gj.org.

Feb. 24

National Multiple Sclerosis Society art and craft class, 
4:30–6:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday of each month, MS office, 521 Rood Ave., Suite B, open to anyone dealing with MS or family/friends who would like to take part, proceeds from sale of art items benefit MS Society, 241-8975, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Talking Gourds, 7 p.m., Lithic Bookstore and Gallery, 138 S. Park Square No. 202, upstairs, Fruita, featuring poets Art Goodtimes and Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, 858-3636, talkinggourds.weebly.com.

The Energy Management Forum, 9–11 a.m., Colorado Mesa University, Room 213 of the University Center, discussion about the importance of responsible energy development hosted by CMU’s Unconventional Energy Center and Consumer Energy Alliance, featuring panelists from companies that are key players in the manufacturing sector, pre-register with .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Making Writing Real, 2–5 p.m., Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., rear entrance, gymnasium, Western Colorado Writers’ Forum workshop presented by award-winning author, essayist and poet Aaron Abeyta, $10 for WCWF members, $20 nonmembers, join at the door, registration 256-4662, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

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.

Caregivers Support Group, 
11 a.m. second and fourth Friday of each month, First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., 242-0298, ext. 101.

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.

 

Feb. 25

Court Mount of the Holy Cross 941, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 790 26 1/2 Road, card and games party benefit, silent auction and 50-50 cash drawing, $8, includes a light lunch and dessert, tickets available at the door, 242-3338.

“The Ute Indians and Their Final Years in Western Colorado, 1 p.m., Delta County Library, program is winner of the Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation, presented by archaeologist Curtis Martin, hosted by Native American Cultural Programs and Friends of the Delta Library.

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.

Cars ‘n’ Coffee, 7–9 a.m. Saturdays, Spoons Bistro and Bakery, 3090 N. 12th St., for auto enthusiasts, all types of vehicles welcome, benefits the Hospice program, grandvalleyknights.com, 462-6762.

 

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Dress boosts album sales

 

LOS ANGELES — The attention-grabbing “Make America Great Again” dress Joy Villa wore at the Grammys appears to have led to a bump in sales for her music.

Villa’s 2014 album, “I Make the Static,” was leading Amazon’s top paid albums chart over albums from Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga.

The use of President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan on the dress she wore drew a strong reaction from Trump supporters and critics on social media.Villa explained her decision to wear the dress in an Instagram post, writing “You can either stand for what you believe in or fall for what you don’t.” She added, “agree to disagree.”

 

Ford has jet run-in at California airport

 

SANTA ANA, Calif. — NBC-TV says actor Harrison Ford had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a Southern California airport last week.

Ford, an experienced pilot, was told to land on a runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, but he mistakenly landed on a parallel taxiway, passing over an American Airlines jet holding nearby.

Air traffic control recordings have Ford asking: “Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?”

American Airlines Flight 1456, with 110 passengers and six crew, departed safely for Dallas.


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