Weekly Calendar, July 23, 2017

July 23

MS Week at the Creek, Sunday through Thursday, Kannah Creek Brewing Co., 19620 N. 12th St., 12th annual fundraiser for Colorado-
Wyoming Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, proceeds from $3.50 pints of the Philanthropy Ale will benefit the chapter, 263-4393.

Diabetes Counts Ice Cream Social, 7:30 p.m., Community Hospital, 2351 G Road, meet and greet Team Bike Beyond, an international team of 20 riders, all with Type 1 diabetes that will pedal from New York City to San Francisco in 10 weeks, bikebeyond.org.

Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Sundays, downtown Palisade, fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demo by Barbara Bikki of Bikki’s Ranch of Liberty, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org/departments/sunday-market-page.

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.

July 24

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; newcomers optional meeting (not required), 8:30 a.m. first Saturday of each month, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, overeatersanonymousgrandjunction.org, 263-4496.

Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests open house to talk about the National Forests, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lincoln Elementary School, Kiva Common Room, in Delta, register doodle.com/poll/9a3n9gvk3cheu4es.

July 25

Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests open house to talk about the National 
Forests, 5:30–7:30 p.m. meeting, Lincoln Elementary School, Kiva Common Room, in Delta, register doodle.com/poll/9a3n9gvk3cheu4es.

Toy Hacking for Teens, 1 p.m., Rifle Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 207 East Ave., Rifle, disassemble and reassemble toys to create a monster, masterpiece or something in between, 625-3471, gcpld.org.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Medicaid: What You Really Need to Know, 9:30–11:30 a.m., Grand Junction City Hall auditorium, 250 N. Fifth St., free legal clinic offered by The Pro Bono Project of Mesa County and Colorado Legal Services Title III Senior Citizen Legal Assistance Program, attorney Shauna Clemmer will present on a variety of topics, register 424-5748.

German American Club of Western Colorado, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Rockslide Brewery, 401 Main St., stammtisch get-together, 242-2657, 209-9241.

Western Slope Huntington’s Disease support group, Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., 250-5997.

Black Canyon Astronomical Society, 7 p.m. Tuesday in either Montrose or Delta, talks and discussions about astronomical topics, 856-7716, http://www.blackcanyonastronomy.com.

Knitting Club, 6:30–8 p.m.  Tuesday, Community of Christ Church, 2880 B½ Road, open to knitters and crocheters of all ages and skill levels, projects to benefit community, yarn, needles, hooks and looms available, 623-1455, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Fruita Lions Club, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Judy’s Restaurant, 435 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita, 858-7766.

Mesa County Republican Men’s Club discussion meeting, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Egg & I, 120 Park Drive, No. 107, discussion on issues of Mesa County and local communities, 241-6470.

Thunder Mountain Camera Club, 7–9 p.m. Tuesday, Western Colorado Community College, 2508 Blichmann Ave. room 171, nonprofit organization promoting study of photography, 216-9311, thundermountaincameraclub.org.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., No. B1, 256-1274.

Latin-Anglo Alliance, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Latin-Anglo Alliance, 760 Winters Ave, 248-3658.

July 26

Kid’s Outdoor Adventures Program, 10 a.m. Wednesdays through July 26, Highline Lake State Park, for ages 5–12, take water, snacks, and good hiking shoes, learn about insects, birds, reptiles, fish and dinosaurs, 858-7208.

Fossils of Bears Ears National Monument, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., local paleontologist Robert Gay will describe fossils of ancient reptiles, fish and amphibians that he and his colleagues are uncovering at the newly designated monument in Utah, 243-4442.

Striving for Success Luncheon, noon–1 p.m., board room at Strive, 950 Grand Ave., educational presentation to learn about community’s needs and how Strive meets them, RSVP 25-8602, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Grand Valley Pets Alive fundraiser, 4–8 p.m., Dos Hombres, 421 Brach Drive, 10 percent of drink and dinner tickets donated to spaying and neutering of companion cats and dogs and community cats, 462-7554.

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 available,  redlandsumc.org, 245-1478.

Geek Meetup, 4–5 p.m. Wednesday,  Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., for teens devoted to pop culture fandoms, games and activities, 243-4442.

Beyond Words Book Club, 
10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.

Mesa County Genealogical Society, noon Wednesday brown bag lunch, Museum of Western Colorado C.D. Smith Building, Fifth Street and Ute Avenue, 434-3409.

Look Good, Feel Better, 2–4 p.m.  Wednesday, American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 100,  beauty professionals provide tips to help women defy the appearance-related side effect of treatment, register 254-5581.

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, 248-8827.

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

July 27

NAMI Family-to-Family course, 6:30–9 p.m. Thursdays July 27–
Oct. 12, 12-week course designed specifically for family members and caregivers of adults living with mental illness, provides critical information and strategies for taking care of loved ones, materials provided, registration 462-3989, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Dissolution of marriage clinic presented in Spanish, 1–3 p.m., 619 Main St., presented by The Pro Bono Project, for low-income individuals with or without children who are filing without an attorney, registration required, 424-5748.

Cool Summer Nights, 5–8 p.m., Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., Hidden Treasures: Pirate Treasure Coin Scavenger Hunt 6 p.m., 242-0971, free entry, ext. 2212.

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. Thursday, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, 201-8432.

Clifton Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-9794, 208-5849.

Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Library, 641 Struthers Ave.,  250-3969, 1118685.toastmastersclubs.org.

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.

Sweet Adelines, Del-Rose Chapter, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Delta Methodist Church, corner of Meeker and Fifth streets, Delta, car pools available from Grand Junction, Montrose and Eckert, 256-9763, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

July 28

Annual Peach Sectional Bridge Tournament, July 28–30, hosted by The American Contract Bridge League Unit 364, Masonic Lodge, 2400 Consistory Court, stratified open pairs contests 1 and 7 p.m. July 28, side sessions for new and intermediate players also on Friday; July 29 game times are 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.; July 30 schedule includes a two-session Swiss team event at 9:30 a.m. and TBA, information at 462-5857, need a partner, 201-5006.

Spouse Luncheon, 
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Friday Warrior Resource Center, 11 S. Park Ave., Montrose, all military spouses, every branch, every era, food and beverages provided, pre-register at 765-2210.

Knights of Columbus No. 1062, 6:30 p.m., second Friday and fourth Friday of each month through 2017, St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Center 330 White Ave., bingo night, 261-1952, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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 in the class, proceeds from the sale of art items benefit MS Society, 241-8975, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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. 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.

Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 216-3879.

Why Science? 10:15 a.m. Fridays, through Aug. 4, Out West Books, 533 Main St., summer series for ages 8–13, hosted by local scientists reading from some of their favorite kids books about science, Q&A, 986-8086.

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.

July 29

Stairs for Air, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Alpine Bank downtown Grand Junction Branch, climb 10 stories of stairs to raise funds for the American Lung Association, $20, register, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). 250-1289.

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.

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.

To submit Calendar items, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), fax to 244-8578, or mail to 734 S. Seventh St., Grand Junction, CO, 81501, at least two weeks prior to the event.


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