Weekly Calendar, June 18, 2017

June 18

Happy Father’s Day

Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., downtown Palisade, fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demo by Lee Mathis, Decadence Gourmet, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 19

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.

Colorado Archeological Society — Grand Junction Chapter, 7 p.m., Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, historian/author Rodger Polley will talk about his extensive work researching and documenting the Uintah Railroad that ran over Baxter Pass and into the Grand Valley, meetings open to the public, small donations accepted, meetup.com/CAS-GJ/events/240091984.

Eagle Riders, 6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, 243-6454, foe595.com.

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, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, overeatersanonymousgrandjunction.org, 263-4496.

 

 

 

 

 

June 20

Write a Will Workshop, 5:30–7 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., in the Community Room, free training on personal wills, hosted by Mesa County Fundraisers Network, register mesacountylibraries.libcal.com/event/3281473, 243-4442.

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.

Fireside Book Club, 2 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.

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

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1247, 6 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, 1404 Ute Ave., 242-9940.

American Legion Post 200, 6 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, 307 S. 12th St., 314-6623.

Sons of American Legion 200, 6 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, 307 S. 12th St., 216-3599.

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.

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.

Grand Junction Lions Club, noon Tuesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 812-0193, gjlions.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 21

Mystery Book Club, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Paterson Road, 243-5113.

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.

Eighth annual Astronomy Festival, June 21–24, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, hosted by Black Canyon Astronomical Society, daytime and evening programs with solar viewing, bat programs and night sky viewing with telescopes, keynote speakers, nps.gov/blca/planyourvisit/calendar.htm.

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.

Grand Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services, 4 p.m., Western Colorado Community College-Bishop Campus, 2508 Blichmann Ave., Youngblood Building, Lecture Theaters, 255-2603.

Flower Pounding, 2–4 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., in the Community Room, children’s event hosted by 970West Studio Artist in Residence, learn how to pound flowers in order to transfer the natural dyes to fabric, 243-4442.

Grand Valley Pets Alive, 4:30 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, 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.

Angel Babies Grief Support Group, 7–9 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., for parents and family members who have experienced the loss of a baby during pregnancy or shortly thereafter, 248-8844, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Community Cat Care, 6 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, call 216-2409 for meeting location, new volunteers always welcome.

Western Colorado Human Resource Association, 11:30 a.m. third Wednesday of each month, Bookcliff Country Club, wchra.org.

Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction Golden K, 9–10 a.m. Wednesdays, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, 242-1750, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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

 

Thursday, June 22

Community & Recreation Center informational open house, 9:15–10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, Monument Room, 443 N. Sixth St., hosted by People for Local Activities and Local Enrichment (PLACE), meet volunteers, watch an informational video, gjcommunitycenter.org.

Dissolution of Marriage Clinic, 1–3 p.m., 619 Main St., hosted by Pro Bono Project of Mesa County Inc., for low-income individuals with or without children who are filing without an attorney, all forms provided, must register to attend, 243-2940.

Grand Valley Audubon Society mountain birding field trip, meet 7 a.m., southeast corner of Clifton City Market, returning late afternoon, travel to the Grand Mesa to look for Purple Martins, warblers and others, $10 adults, students and ages younger than 5 free, pre-registration required, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 720-840-5070.

Downtown Grand Junction Farmers Market, 5:30–8 p.m. Thursdays beginning June 22, on Main Street downtown, vendors, produce, food, music, entertainment, 245-9697, downtowngj.org.

Nature’s Educators, 10:30 a.m., Garfield County Libraries, Rifle Branch, 207 East Ave., Rifle; 1:30 p.m., Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, gcpld.org.

Off the Shelf Author Series, 6–7 p.m., Crystal Books and Gifts, 439 Main St., local authors Judith Blevins and Carroll Multz will discuss the art of co-authoring novels for adult and young adult readers, crystalbooksandgifts.com, 242-5181.

Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 6:30 p.m. fourth Thursday, 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.

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.

TOPS 209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5:15 p.m., Thursdays, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, 434-7928 http://www.tops.org.

 

Friday, June 23

Mesa State/Colorado Mesa University ‘92–‘97 reunion weekend, June 23–25, social, campus tour, Palisade winery tour, rooftop dinner, evening mixer, tickets at supportingcmu.org/events/class-of-97-reunion.

The Historical Legends and True Tales Walk, 7 p.m., beginning at the Montrose County Historical Museum, 21 S. Rio Grande, Montrose, discover hidden stories behind the closed doors of historical downtown Montrose buildings, space limited, $5 donation per person, RSVP 249-2085.

Knights of Columbus No. 1062, 6:30 p.m., second and fourth Friday of each month, 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. 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.

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.

 

Saturday, June 24

St. Baldrick’s/Community Hospital’s sixth annual Head Shaving Event, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Lincoln Park Barn, proceeds benefit research for childhood cancers, registration and donations at stbaldricks.org/events/GJ2017.

The Moon, Jupiter & Saturn, sky viewing weather permitting, meet just after sunset, Saddlehorn Picnic Area parking lot, Colorado National Monument, hosted by Western Colorado Astronomy Club, telescopes provided, take a blanket, warm jackets, $15 parks entry fee per vehicle, wcacastronomy.org.

Author book signing, 2–4 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Paterson Road, Adrianne Wagner, 243-5113.

Fruita Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 24–Sept. 16, Fruita Civic Center lawn, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, produce, local artisans, live music, 858-3894.

Two River Sams Chapter Good Sam RV Club, 1 p.m., call for location, 523-5625.

Author presentation, 10 a.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., Teen Area, “Dragonkyn” author Nathan Smith Jones will present, reading open to teens ages 12–18, seating limited, 243-4442.

Fruita Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 24–Sept. 16, 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.

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.

 

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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