Weekly Calendar, June 4, 2017

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June 4

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 at 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.

June 5

Mesa County Republican Women, lunch 11 a.m., meeting at noon, Two Rivers Convention Center, speaker is Colorado House of Representatives member Dan Thurlow, $15 per person, RSVP 549-8570, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Northern San Juan Broadband of Great Old Broads for Wilderness, 9–11 a.m., Ridgway Library, 300 Charles St., Ridgway, greatoldbroads.org.

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.

Grand Junction Outing Club, meeting Monday; road biking Wednesday, Glade Park Store to 5.7 Road; hike Saturday, Window Arch, Upper Pollack, 462-5598, 243-7645.

Firkin fundraiser, 5 p.m., Kannah Creek Brewing Co., 1960 N. 12th St., donations and proceeds from $4.50 pints of the Strawberry Rhubarb Sour IPA, while supplies last, will benefit Center for Independence, 263-0111.

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.

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 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.

Orchard Mesa Lions Club,

7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, A Taste of Heaven Catering, 2817 North Ave., 242-0860.

June 6

Writers Night Workshop Series, 5:30–7:30 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., Monument Room, hosted by Western Colorado Writers Forum, “Writing for Young Readers Panel,” with Wendi Silvano, Jeri Baird and Rebecca Carpenter, registration requested, 243-4222, mesacountylibraries.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.

Bike Repair and Maintenance, 10 a.m., Palisade Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 119 W. Third St., Palisade, hands-on presentation and demonstration for kids, learn how to ride safely and maintain your bike, 243-4222.

2017 Western Colorado Economic Summit, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., second floor, University Center, Colorado Mesa University, speakers covering topics like entrepreneurship, site selection, real estate and key industry opportunities for the Grand Valley; 2030 Vision Workshop in the afternoon, westcoeconomicsummit.com.

Neuropathy support group, 1 p.m.,  Tuesday, Church of the Nativity, 2175 Broadway, for patients dealing with peripheral and idiopathic neuropathy.

Family Support Group, National Alliance on Mental Illness Western Slope support group, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Family Health West, in Fruita, namiws.org, 462-3989.

Embroiderers Guild of America Inc. — Desert West Chapter, 
9:30 a.m. Tuesday, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, 858-2002.

Support group for people with head and neck cancer, 6:30–8 p.m. Tuesday, Colorado West Otolaryngologist, 2643 Patterson Road, Suite 503, St. Mary’s Hospital Physician Tower, 245-2400.

Family Peer Group, for family members of combat veterans dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, addictions, family issues and more, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Grand Junction Vet Center, 2472 F Road, Unit 16, 245-4156.

Western Colorado Astronomy Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Colorado Mesa University, in the Wubben Hall Science Building, Room 161, visitors welcome, wcacastronomy.org.

The Compassionate Friends, 7–8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., grief support group for parents, siblings and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child, sibling or grandchild, 434-3822.

June 7

Habitat for Humanity of Mesa County orientation class, 4 p.m., 200 Grand Ave., lower level of the Bank of Colorado building, seeking families who qualify for the Habitat program, 255-9850, hfhmesa.org.

Entrepreneur’s Lunch & Learn, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Factory, 750 Main St., Rick Taggart from Swiss Army Company and Marmot will talk about his story, RSVP eventbrite.com/e/entrepreneurs-lunch-and-learn-june-7th-tickets-34073795640

Colorado West Paint Horse Club, general membership meeting, 
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Grand Valley Bank, 570 25 Road, club recognizes and encourages participate of all breeds of horses and levels of ability and interest, 314-7519, 640-4442, http://www.coloradowestpainthorseclub.com.

Mended Little Hearts of Western Colorado, Wednesday, support program for families and caregivers of children with congenital heart defects and heart disease, Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave., training room A, third floor, 210-0431, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Hep C Connection, Hepatitis C support group, 5:15-6:45 p.m.  Wednesday, Building A, Mind Springs Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 208-4507.

Parkinson’s support group, 3:30–5 p.m. Wednesday, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., hosted by Nancy Booz, 201-6952, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Affordable Housing meeting, 9:30–10:30 a.m. first Wednesday of each month, Grand Junction Area Realtors Association, 2743 Crossroads Blvd., 241-7653.

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.

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.

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).

June 8

Finding Other Record Types — Using Family Search, Ancestry and the Internet, 7 p.m., The Commons of Hilltop Garden Room, 625 27 1/2 Road, hosted by Mesa County Genealogical Society, 640-2388.

Chinle Cactus and Succulent Society, 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley, 536 Ouray Ave., public welcome, 263-0910, chinlecactusclub.org.

Medicare 101, 10 a.m.–noon, Mesa County RSVP office, 422 White Ave., Suite 090, lower level, US Bank Building, free educational seminar for anyone starting Medicare, seating limited, call 243-9839, ext. 1 to reserve a seat.

Wefty Fabric Weaving, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., event for adults, hosted by 970West Studio artist-in-residence Ruth Ann Feild, materials supplied, space limited, registration required, mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Knights of Columbus No. 1062, 6:30 p.m., second Thursday of each month, St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Hall, 330 White Ave., 261-1952, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Friends of the Mustangs, 7 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Bureau of Land Management office, 2815 H Road, enter through door at west parking lot, 623-2814.

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.

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

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

 

 

June 9

Special Olympics Summer Games, opening ceremony 5 p.m. Friday, June 9, Colorado Mesa University, competitions Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11, specialolympicsco.org/event/state-summer-games.

Retired Firefighters in Mesa County, monthly breakfast, 8–9 a.m. second Friday of each month, The Egg and I Restaurant, 120 Park Drive, No. 107, 210-3759, 216-7363.

Knights of Columbus No. 1062, 6:30 p.m., second 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. Friday 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.

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.

 

June 10

50th annual Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction pancake Day and Fun Fest, 8 a.m.–1 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, all-you-can-eat breakfast or lunch with pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee, juice, live entertainment, cake walk for kids and silent auction, $6 one adult and a child younger than 12, tickets at the door or in advance, 201-6533.

Seventh annual West End Picnic, 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Lincoln Park, Ash Shelter, take your own service and a potluck dish to share, coffee and water provided, 254-8088.

Christian Motorcyclist Association, social coffee 8–9 a.m. Saturday 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.  Saturday, Western Colorado Botanical Garden’s Library Room, 641 Struthers Ave., coloradolavender.org.

Western Colorado Chapter of the Veteran Motor Car Club of America, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Golden Corral, open to owners of cars that are older than 25 years, meetings are followed by a variety of tours and activities.

Marine Corps League, 10 a.m.  Saturday, VFW Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., 261-5503.

American Legion 2006 (Fruita), 9 a.m. Saturday, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

American Legion Post 37, 10 a.m. Saturday, 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. Saturday, First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., 241-8228.

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.

NEW YORK — A guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom to Egypt’s Great Pyramids fetched more than $1.9 million at an auction last week.

The Grateful Dead frontman’s guitar — named Wolf — was sold at the Brooklyn Bowl, a bowling alley, restaurant and music venue. The proceeds are earmarked for the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center.

The auctioneer says Wolf first appeared in a 1973 New York performance the Grateful Dead gave for the Hells Angels.

The instrument bears a devilish looking, cartoon-like image of a wolf’s face — eyes menacingly narrowed, ears pricked up, red tongue hanging out, fangs at the ready.

The 1977 film “The Grateful Dead Movie” was directed by Garcia and features

extensive footage of the instrument.

Garcia died in 1995.

Jerry Garcia’s guitar fetches     $1.9 million at auction


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