Weekly Calendar, March 19, 2017


Vintage car on street, close-up


The classes at the Hamilton Recreation Center are all drop-in and don’t require a committment to attend, but most of the participants feel so good afterward that they want to continue.

Happy 2016 year. Vintage clock

Colleagues celebrating victory on their video game

Couple square dancing side by side, outdoors

Red liquid in glass flask on triple beam balance with paperwork

March 19

Yoga class to benefit local cancer patient, 6 p.m., Fruita Yoga, 332 E. Aspen St., Fruita, donations and proceeds from the class will benefit the family of end-stage brain tumor patient Connie Murillo, ckcduh.wordpress.com.

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.

Mind, Body and Spirit Lecture, 1 p.m., Crystal Books and Gifts, 439 Main St., “Unveiled Mysteries,” presented by classical homeopathic practitioner Linda Nelson, 242-5181, crystalbooksandgifts.com.

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.

March 20

Grand Valley Audubon Society, 
7 p.m. Monday, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, city of Grand Junction recreation superintendent Traci Wieland will give update on efforts to develop Las Colonias Park and other nearby riverfront properties such as Jarvis, Riverside and more, audubongv.org/events.html, 314-9071.

“Exploring Scotland by Motorcar,” 6:30 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., Armchair Travelers presentation by photographers Val and John McElroy, seating limited, 243-4442.

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. Monday, Clifton IOOF Hall, 202 Second St., Clifton, 985-4754.

Rainbow for Girls Grand Junction Assembly No. 12, 7 p.m. Monday,  Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 434-4608.

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

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

Eagle Riders, 6:30 p.m. Monday, 243-6454, foe595.com.

Living Well After Treatment, 5–6:30 p.m. Monday, 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.

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

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.

March 21

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, 2:30 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.

Colorado Archeological Society — Grand Junction Chapter, third Tuesday of each month, time and location varies, novice to avocational to professional level organization, paid members can participate in field trips, July and August outdoor potlucks, September–November meet indoors for lectures, 433-4312, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), cas-gj.org.

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.

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. Tuesday, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4783.

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

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 
7 p.m. Tuesdays, Four Winds Coffee and Tea, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., 213-386-8789.

Caregiver Connections support group, 10–11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., for those caring for a loved one, either directly or indirectly, 260-8931.

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.

March 22

CSU Extension Community Open House, 5–7 p.m., Montrose County Fairgrounds, Friendship Hall, Pioneer Room, 1001 N. Second St., Montrose, find out what Extension has to offer, ask questions and meet the agents and staff, explore options for enrolling and sign up for upcoming events throughout the Tri River Area, 249-3935.

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

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.

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.

Mesa County Child Protection Team, 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Ave., 241-8480.

Circle K Kiwanis Club of CMU, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, during the school year, Starbuck’s at the University Center, Colorado Mesa University, 270-6162, .(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.

Grand Mesa Sertoma Club, noon Wednesdays, 434-8928.

March 23

Grand Junction City Council candidates forum, doors 6:30 p.m., forum 7 p.m., Grand Junction City Hall, 250 N. Fifth St., hosted by League of Women Voters of Grand Junction, paper and pencils provided for audience to write questions, 263-4741.

Coffee with the City Manager, 
9 a.m., Monument Village Coffee, 2148 Broadway, informal coffee to interact with community members, gather feedback on city programs and services and answer questions, 244-1507, gjcity.org.

Neighbors Read, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., make fingerprint cartoon characters with 970West Studio Artist in Residence Emmi Hall, 243-4222.

Toastmasters Youth Leadership Bootcamp, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 23–April 20, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, workshop-style course open to ages 13–17 to help participants develop communication and leadership skills through practical experience, space limited registration required, register 243-4442, mesacountylibraries.org.

Clifton Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month,  Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-9794.

Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 6:30 p.m. fourth and second Thursday of each month, 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.

Coffee with the Cops, hosted by the Montrose Police Department, 
9 a.m., fourth Thursday of each month, Great Harvest Bakery, 347 E. Main St., Montrose informal event where visitor can drink coffee and ask questions of various police officers.

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

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.

March 24

Traveling Gourds Tour, 7 p.m. Lithic Bookstore and Gallery, 138 S. Park Square No. 202, Fruita, upstairs, enter through lobby door by the east side of the building on Mesa Street, March theme is “Birds,” featuring Frank H. Coons, 858-3636.

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. Friday, Central Library, 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.

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 25

Alternative Health Expo, 
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, a day of wellness exploration with 95 vendors showcasing products, information and services, 639-0819, HealersoftheValley.com.

Grand Junction Area annual Prom Dress Giveaway, noon–4 p.m. March 25, noon–3 p.m. March 26, Elks Lodge, 249 S. Fourth St., open to any girl in the area in need of a prom dress, on site alterations, dresses, shoes, jewelry, half-price dress cleaning coupons, raffle for salon services, 424-8868, 260-4222, 260-5558.

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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