Weekly Calendar, March 12, 2017

March 12

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.

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.

March 13

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Mount of the Holy Cross 941, 6–8 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 790 26 1/2 Road, meet in the chapel for installation of new member, regular meeting will follow, light refreshments served, 242-3338.

Vestafjell, Colorado Western Slope Sons of Norway Lodge, lunch meeting, 1:30 p.m., Golden Corral, 1100 Independent Ave., in the west meeting room, anyone interested in Scandinavian heritage and culture invited to attend, 245-5649.

Family Support Group and Connection Support Group, 6:30 p.m.  Monday, Mind Springs Health, 515 28¾ Road, Building A, 462-3989.

Junior Service League, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Monday, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, jslgj.com.

Community potluck, 6 p.m. Monday, Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, take a dish to share following the monthly theme, 858-8318.

Western Slope Adventurers, outdoor club, potluck 6–8 p.m.  Monday, 433-4312, WesternSlopeAdventurers.org.

Art Jewelers Guild, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Grand View Apartments, 1501 N. First St., new members and visitors welcome, park behind the building and use the back door, 250-3881, 243-1220, artjewelryguild.com.

Colorado Desert Herb Society, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House, 641 Struthers Ave., 242-4840.

Grand Valley Veterans, American Legion Post 2009, free dinner provided by the Atrium, 5:30 p.m., meeting 6:30 p.m. Monday, The Atrium, 3260 N. 12th St., 242-9195.

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. Mondays, through the school year, 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.

March 14

Pi-Day potluck, 5:30 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, cavalcadefruita.com, 260-5413.

Grand Valley Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Support Group, 
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, Community Room, 443 N. Sixth St., 549-4441.

Write a Will Month workshop, 
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, Community Room, 443 N. Sixth St., local attorneys will address the basics of wills and estate planning, hosted by Hoskin, Farina and Kampf, Two Rivers Trust Company, Mesa County Libraries and members of the Mesa County Fundraisers Network, 640-5350, 623-2350, sign up .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sunset Slope Quilters, 9 a.m., American Lutheran Church, 631 
26 1/2 Road, guest lecturer Shawnee Barnes will discuss her journey to become a long-arm quilter, $5 guest fee, 435-260-0001.

Grand Junction Charter Chapter, American Business Women’s Association, second Tuesday of each month, Community Hospital Legacy No. 3 Room, 2351 G Road, 464-7319.

Grand Valley Gold Prospectors Club, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., 773-3132, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Caregivers Support Group, 1:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Aspen Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, 622 28 ¼ Road, supervised care available, 256-1274.

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 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.

Grand Junction Toastmasters, 7:10 a.m. Tuesdays, St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, second floor, Grand Mesa Conference Room, 245-5938, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

March 15

Grand Junction Geological Society, joint meeting with the Colorado Mesa University Geology students, 7:30 p.m., Saccomanno Lecture Hall, Wubben Science Building, CMU, retired geologist David Noe will speak on “Geology of the Paonia Quadrangle, CO,” guests welcome, 242-9062.

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

Colorado Empowered Learning informational meeting, 5–6:45 p.m., Western Colorado Community College, 2508 Blichmann Ave., Building B, room 171, learn about the development of a statewide blended learning roadmap for expanding the availability of supplemental education courses and blended learning, advance registration encouraged, keystone.org/BlendedLearningMeetings.

Boys and Girls Club introductory/organizational meeting, 5–6 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., director of the Montrose club will discuss his own personal success story, bgca.org.

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.

Teen Book Club, 4–5 p.m. Wednesday, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., share reviews on new books, refreshments, drop in, 243-4442.

Grand Valley Pets Alive, 4:30 p.m.  Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday Music Club, 1–3 p.m. Wednesday, new members and guests welcome, 639-5533, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Chipeta Chapter of Colorado Archaeology Society, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Montrose United Methodist Church, 19 S. Park Ave., Montrose, sites.google.com/site/chipetamontrosearchaeology.

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

Community Cat Care, 6 p.m. Wednesday, call 216-2409 for meeting location, new volunteers welcome.

March 16

St. Patrick’s Day dinner, 
5:30–7 p.m., VFW Post 4663, 3244 
F 1/4 Road, Clifton, hosted by Clifton VFW Auxiliary, corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, salad, desserts and drinks, $9 adults, $5 ages 6–12, free ages 5 and younger.

Oral History Project, noon–1 p.m., Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., “The Unknown Stories of Montrose — Legends and True Tales,” presented by Sally Johnson, coordinator of the Montrose County Historical Museum, take a lunch, 260-5226.

Brush and Palette Club, 1 p.m., The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., featuring watercolor artist and teacher Nancy Lewis sharing fun ways to approach watercolor, meeting open to the public, gjbrushandpalette.org.

Neighbors Read family story time, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., learn about art forms of Manga and Anime, draw Japanese-style comics and cartoons, 243-4442.

Refuse to be a Victim® safety seminar, 5:30–8:30 p.m., conducted by Pureland Security, award-winning crime prevention and personal safety seminar, free and open to the public, preregistration required, 270-3203, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Youth Employment and Enrichment Fair, 4–6 p.m., Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. Fifth St., hosted by Mesa County Business Education Foundation and Western Rockies Federal Credit Union, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Friendship Force of Western Colorado, 6:15 p.m., First Baptist Church, 720 Grand Ave., enter from Grand Avenue on the south side basement entrance, “South America Journey,” by Barb and Jim Gardner, 260-4653, ffwcolo.com.

City Council Candidates Forum, 6:30 p.m., Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, hosted by Freedom Colorado, all City Council candidates invited and expected to attend, public invited to ask questions.

Cats League and Assistance to the Western Slope (C.L.A.W.S.), 6–8 p.m. Thursday, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., 241-3793.

Call-A-Lawyer Night, 7–9 p.m. Thursday, call 256-4001 to speak to a lawyer at no charge during the event hours, 256-4001.

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

March 17

Lit & Lattes Book Club, 10 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.

Knights of Columbus 1062 fish fry, 6 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Center, 330 White Ave., following Stations of the Cross at 5:15 p.m., $7 suggested donation, 261-1952, 270-6162.

Western Slope VFCW retirees, 1 p.m. third Friday of each month, Starvin Arvin’s, 752 Horizon Drive, 243-1934, 858-4569.

Stroke Support Group, 1 p.m. third Friday of each month, St. Mary’s Hospital Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, Grand Mesa Room, 298-1929.

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.

March 18

Art Quilt Association, 9:30 a.m., Goodwill Industries meeting room, 
630 24 1/2 Road, theartquiltassociation.com.

Western Slope Christian Writers Expo, 5–8 p.m., Four Winds Coffee and Tea, in the Christ Center, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., budding authors and avid readers gather to meet local Christian authors who will showcase their fiction, nonfiction, poetry and memoir, westernslopechristianwritersexpo.wordpress.com, 245-7490.

Delta Hubwheelers, 7–9 p.m. Bill Heddles Recreation Center aerobics room, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, mainstream square dance with plus tips, caller Naaman Moorehouse, take food and snack for intermission, 856-4187, 773-4495.

Vegan Life Colorado, Grand Junction Branch plant powered vegan potluck, gather 5:30 p.m., eat 6 p.m., Lakeside Community Room, 3150 Lakeside Drive, celebrating the Great American MeatOut, take a vegan dish, to serve eight, the recipe with all ingredients listed, your own place setting and beverage, 255-0417, 242-2089.

Coffee Time, 8:30–10 a.m. first and third Saturday, Veterans Center, 2472 Patterson Road, Unit 16, meet other veterans, build camaraderie, share experiences, get benefits assistance, talk with others who have similar experience in military, get information, meet Veteran Center staff, 245-4156.

Grand Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind, 
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. third Saturday of each month, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., refreshments served, transportation available, committees in need of members to chair or share ideas, 250-2778, 778-7246, 610-7959.

Writers Support Group, network for novice writers, 10:30 a.m.–noon, third Saturday of each month, Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita, 858-7604.

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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