Weekly Calendar, Sept. 17, 2017
Open house and Lost Sock Drive, 11 a.m., HomewardBound of the Grand Valley, 2853 North Ave., donate gently used, mismatched socks to go to shelter residents, tour the shelter and learn about the services HomewardBound offers, coloring and craft stations for kids, ice cream station, homewardboundgv.org, 256-9424.
Mind, Body and Spirit Lecture, 1 p.m., Crystal Books and Gifts, 439 Main St., Dr. Jeff McClosky, D.C., will present on CBD oil, a cannabis extract, 242-5181, crystalbooksandgifts.com.
Vestafjell, Colorado Western Slope Sons of Norway, 2–4 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, 20101 Deer Creek Road in Austin, Brandy and Elmer will present their Norwegian Fjord horses, pie and ice cream after, 245-5649, vestafjelllodge.org.
No Thoroughfare Bird Walk, 8:15–10:15 a.m., Colorado National Monument Fall Walks and Talks series, hosted by Cary Atwood from Grand Valley Audubon Society, space limited, register 858-3617 ext. 307.
Colorado West Timekeepers, Chapter 138 of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, 2 p.m. Sunday, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 241-0792.
Knights of Columbus Council 13621 pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m.–noon Sunday, 790 26 1/2 Road, $6 adults, $4 ages 6-12, younger than 6 free, proceeds benefit the fund for local charities, 260-7664.
Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., downtown Palisade, fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demo by John Sabal from The Palisade Café 11.0, 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.
Colorado Statewide Independent Living Council events, Youth and Parent Outreach, 4–6 p.m. Monday, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., council member Rick Newell, a Denver college student, will speak on “Growing Up with Autism”; meet and greet 5–7 p.m. Tuesday, meet council members, Independent Living Center personnel, local leaders and supporters of the disabled community; public meeting, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Wednesday, open comment at 1 p.m. to comment on issues facing people with disabilities in Colorado, sign language interpreters available, coloradosilc.org, 241-0315.
Teen Drawing Workshop, 3 p.m., Central Library, Teen Area, 443 N. Sixth St., for teens ages 12–18, 970West Studio Artist in Residence Melody Brooke Safken will teach the basics of paleontological illustration and fantastic creature design, 243-4442.
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.
Eagle Riders, 6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, 243-6454, foe595.com.
Grand Valley Audubon Society, 7 p.m. third Monday of each month, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, audubongv.org/events.html, 314-9071.
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; newcomers optional meeting 8:30 a.m. first Saturday of each month, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, overeatersanonymousgrandjunction.org, 263-4496.
Mesa County Historical Society annual picnic potluck, 5:30–7:30 p.m., Cross Orchards Living History Site, 3073 F Road, for members, families, friends and the community, chicken, lemonade and service provided, music by Kelley Raymond, RSVP 242-8478, 260-5226.
Cooking Matters: A Virtual Grocery Store Tour, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., learn how to save money on groceries while buying healthy foods, space limited, registration required, 243-4442, mesacountylibraries.org.
The Art Center Guild, 10:30 a.m. third Tuesday of each month, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., 245-9215, 243-7337.
Teen Time, 4–5 p.m. book club first Tuesday, fun activities third Tuesday of each month, Clifton Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, read and explore favorite books, movies and fandoms with other teens, 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.
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 High School class of 1958, 5 p.m., Dragon Treasure, 2740 U.S. Highway 50, 241-2461, 242-1270.
Grand Junction Geological Society, joint meeting with Colorado Mesa University Geology students, 7:30 p.m., Saccomanno Lecture Hall, in the Wubben Science Building, CMU, geology professor Andres Aslan will speak on “Late Cenozoic Uplift and Landscape Evolution of the Western U.S.,” guests welcome, 242-9062.
Grand Junction High School class of 1967 picnic potluck, 4 p.m., at a local park, for 1967 graduates of Central High and Grand Junction High, 250-2463.
Annual Eckert School reunion luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Eckert Presbyterian Church, 13025 Colorado Highway 65, Eckert, for anyone who attended the Eckert School, take a side dish to share, along with stories, memories or photos, 835-3960.
Western Colorado Beekeepers Association, 6:30 p.m., Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife, 711 Independent Ave., in the Hunter Education room, park at the east gate, westerncoloradobeekeepersassociation.org, 812-0080.
Grand Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services, board of directors meeting, 4 p.m., Western Colorado Community College — Bishop Campus, 2508 Blichmann Ave., Youngblood Building, room 118, 255-2603.
Dinosaur Drawing Workshop, 2–4 p.m., Central Library, Children’s Area, 443 N. Sixth St., open house-style event for kids and their families, 970West Studio Artist in Residence Melody Brooke Safken will teach how to draw dinosaurs with simple, step-by-step instructions, 243-4442.
Farm and Ranch Market, 7:30 a.m.–noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, fruits, vegetables, melons and meats, farmmarketgj.com.
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.
Cups Club, 2–3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Artful Cup, 3090 N. 12th St., open to all friends of HopeWest, for those looking to meet new people, grow friendships, learn skills, discover hobbies and fun activities, transportation options available, 248-8827.
The Ribbon Project: Tangible Hope, 6:30–7:30 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., International Day of Peace project creating a fabric panel and unite with others to wrap communities in ribbons of art representing our hopes and dreams, 986-9245.
Oral History Program, noon, Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., “Hobo Quilts,” presented by Verda, take a lunch, 242-0971, ext. 210.
Community meeting with School District 51 Board of Education, 6 p.m., Orchard Mesa Middle School cafeteria, 2736 Unaweep Ave., 254-5100.
Grand Junction Brush and Palette Club, 1 p.m. Thursday, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., Cindy Brabec-King will give a watercolor demonstration, open to the public, 433-4180, gjbrushandpalette.org.
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.
The Grand Valley Forever Buffs Group, CU Buffs Alumni Association, 4–7 p.m. Thursday, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., network, socialize and discuss upcoming events, find the local chapter at the “connect” link at colorado.edu/alumni
Friendship Force of Western Colorado, 6:15 p.m. Thursday, American Red Cross building, 506 Gunnison Ave., in the conference room, 260-4653.
Gong meditation for stress release, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Yoga West, 1025 Main St., one-hour session, take mat and water bottle, $12 suggested donation, 619-865-0262.
Kiva Book Club, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., call 243-4442 for the current title.
Cats League and Assistance to the Western Slope (CLAWS), 6–8 p.m. Thursday, Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., 241-3793.
Fraternal Order of Eagles 595 Aerie, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 243-6454.
Fall Downtown Produce Market, 3–6 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 21–Oct. 26, west of the Rood Avenue parking garage, produce only market, 245-9697.
Coffee with the City Manager, 7 a.m., Monument Village Coffee, 2148 Broadway, join Greg Caton for an informal coffee to interact with community members, gather feedback on city programs and services and to answer questions, drop-in format, 244-1507.
Grand Junction Symphony Guild, 9:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, with guests Symphony Music Director Charles Latshaw, horn player Jeff Nelsen and mezzo- soprano Nina Nelsen, membership open to supporters of the symphony and its educational activities, 243-6787, gjso.org.
Spaghetti dinner, 5:30 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4663, 3244 F 1/2 Road, Clifton, spaghetti and sauce, salad, garlic toast, desserts and drinks, $8 adults, $5 ages 5–12, free ages younger than 5.
Knights of Columbus No. 1062, 6:30 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Center 330 White Ave., bingo night, 261-1952.
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.
Nar-Anon, 6–7 p.m. Fridays, Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., in the Rotary Room on the second floor, fellowship for those affected by a friend or relative’s addiction, 241-7202, 683-9121, 773-1388.
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.
Orchard Mesa Gun Club free public sight in days, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Sept. 23 and 1–4 p.m. Sept. 24, 150 Browning Road, off of Colorado Highway 141, south of B 1/2 Road, omgunclub.org.
Piano Teacher Workshop, 10 a.m.–noon, Shining Stars Music Academy, 599 30 Road, learn how to teach technique to your piano students, $15, lisabushpiano.com, 242-2449.
Young Professionals Network of Mesa County, fourth annual Pub Crawl, 3–7 p.m., at five business on or around Main Street downtown, $10, includes discounted drink specials, free food and fun with YPN, ages 21 and older, take cash, check or credit card for payment, you don’t have to be a YPN member to participate, register ypnmc.org/pubcrawl.
National Public Lands Day shooting range cleanup, 8 a.m.–noon, 27 1/4 Road shooting range, site clean up and trash removal with rifle site-in following the project, 261-5290.
Montrose Farmers Market, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 28, Centennial Plaza, at Main Street and Uncompahgre Avenue, in Montrose, farm-raised food, fun, entertainment, 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.
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