Weekly Calendar, Sept. 25
Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 25, downtown Palisade, produce, vendors, live music, chef demo by Ruth Elkins and Linda Bailey, from Sprigs & Sprouts, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org.
Color Sunday events, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Grand Mesa Visitor Center, off of Colorado Highway 65 on Grand Mesa, http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/GMVC.
Junior Scientist Academy, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., “One of These Fish is Not Like the Other,” presented by Erick Hansen, get your hands dirty comparing the morphology of preserved fish, open to all kids, 243-4442.
Being a Companion — How to Offer Support, 10–11 a.m., HopeWest Office, 2754 Compass Drive, Room 370, grief class, 257-2386.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness, 4:30–6 p.m. last Monday of each month, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 536 Ouray Ave., 255-9900.
Hispanic Affairs Project, “Count Me In,” 6 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., presentations by Western Colorado Latino Chamber of Commerce, Mesa County Library District Literacy Services, Board of Immigration Appeals, ballot information, update on drivers licenses.
PEO Reciprocity, 9:30 a.m., last Monday of the month, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 3888 27 1/2 Road, 243-8876.
Junior Scientist Academy, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., “One of These Fish is Not Like the Other,” presented by Erick Hansen, get your hands dirty comparing the morphology of preserved fish, open to all kids, 243-4442.
Slime Fest, 1 p.m., Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, use featured recipes or create your own for make and take slime, 285-9870, gcpld.org.
Rio Grande Chapter National Railway Historical Society, 9 a.m.–noon Tuesdays for restoration and maintenance work on the Uintah Railroad Display; 7:30 p.m. last Monday of each month, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, 241-2248.
St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center Art Exploration class, 4–5:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday of each month, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington, Ave., Oncology Conference Room, materials provided, 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, Parachute, kids, teens and everyone in between invited, experiments, makerspace, read-alouds, games, movies and more.
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse, 5:30–7:30 p.m., Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St., Fall Speaker Series program, presented by Jody Brandon of the Western Slope Center for Children, , register WSCChildren.org, 245-3788.
Club 20 Informational meeting on the fall ballot initiatives, 5:30–7 p.m., Montrose Visitors Center, Montrose City Council Chambers, second floor, 107 S. Cascade Ave., club20.org.
What is a Will? What is a Trust and Do I Need One?, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Grand Junction City auditorium, 250 N. Fifth St., hosted by Pro Bono Project of Mesa County 424-5748.
Orchard Mesa Farmers Market, 5–7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 27, Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, Expo Park, food, vendors.
Colorado International Teacher Exchange League, informational meeting, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Public Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St.,, coloradoteacherexchange.us, 245-3455.
German American Club of Western Colorado, 5 p.m. last Tuesday of each month, Rockslide Brewery, 401 Main St., stammtisch get-together, 242-2657, 209-9241.
Western Slope Huntington’s Disease support group, last Tuesday of each month, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., 250-5997.
Black Canyon Astronomical Society, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of each month in either Montrose or Delta, 856-7716, http://www.blackcanyonastronomy.com.
CMU NAMI Western Slope support group, open to current CMU students, 8–10 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, University Center, Room 223, 462-3989, namiws.org.
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.
Veterans Committee of the Western Slope, 7 p.m., Vets Center, 2472 Patterson Road, Unit 16, 270-7161, 330-631-8570.
Grand Junction High School class of 1958, lunch, 12:30 p.m., Outback Steakhouse, 2432 U.S. Highway 6&50, 242-1270, 241-2461.
Author book reading and signing, 6:30 p.m., Grand Valley Books, 350 Main St., “Inhabited,” by Charles Quimby; Grand Junction Police Officer Cynthia Cohn will talk about her experiences and the complexity of problems surrounding the issue of homelessness, seating limited, admission is a donation.
Farm and Ranch Market, 7:30 a.m.–noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, through October, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, fruits, vegetables, melons, meats and more, farmmarketgj.com.
Look Good, Feel Better, 2–4 p.m. last Wednesday of each month, American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 100, beauty professionals provide tips to help women defy the side effect of treatment, 254-5581.
Grand Junction High School class of 1942 monthly lunch meeting, 11:15 a.m., last Wednesday of each month, Village Inn, 757 Horizon Drive, spouses welcome, 434-8297.
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.
Young Professionals Network of Mesa County nonpartisan candidate forum 6:30–8 p.m., Colorado Mesa University, Meyer Ballroom, attendees can pose questions to the candidates, community welcome, ypnmc.org, 201-7507.
Beyond Words Book Club, 10:30 a.m. fourth Wednesday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 243-4442.
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.
Fall Downtown Produce Market, produce only market, 3 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 27, 400 block of Colorado Avenue, 245-9697.
Healing Hands Hour, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Entrance 25, Reflection Room, energy therapy, 298-7500.
Thursday Senior Potluck, noon Thursdays, Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson, Fruita, $3 donation, 858-0360.
Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction, noon Thursdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 270-6162, http://www.kiwanis-gj.org.
Mending Hearts Support Group, adult grief support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, 2–3:30 p.m. Thursdays, Historic Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 254-0891.
Warrior at Heart Ministry men’s breakfast, 6 a.m. Thursdays, Four Winds Coffee and Tea 1235 Bookcliff Ave.; The Feedlot Restaurant, 456 Kokopelli Blvd., Fruita; and Starvin’ Arvin’s Restaurant, 3247 F Road, Clifton; dinner group, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Four Winds Coffee and Tea, waheart.com.
TOPS 209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:15–6:30 p.m., Thursdays, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, 434-7924, http://www.tops.org.
Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays; noon Tuesdays; 7 p.m. Thursdays; 9 a.m. Saturdays; newcomers optional meeting (not required), 8:30 a.m. first Saturday of each month, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St.
Back to School Blood Drive, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Hometown Realty, 1141 N. 25th St., gift card drawing for participants, to register in advance, call or text 720-233-6954.
Free Legal Resource Day, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Mesa County Justice Center, 125 N. Spruce St., hosted by Colorado Judicial Branch, for people representing themselves in civil cases, hour-long sessions, interpreters available, registration recommended but not required, http://www.courts.state.co.us/Self_Help/legalday/index.cfm.
Spouse Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., last Friday of each month, Warrior Resource Center, 11 S. Park Ave., Montrose, all military spouses, every branch, every era, every experience, RSVP 765-2210.
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.
Dollars for Dogs/Cash for Cats fall fundraising campaign, Oct. 1–31, at participating Grand Valley businesses, purchase a paper “paw” for $1, all donations benefit Roice-Hurst Humane Society, rhhumanesociety.org, facebook.com/RoiceHurst, 216-5021.
Coffee Time, 8:30–10 a.m. first and third Saturday, Vet 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 Vet Center staff, 245-4156.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club yard sale 9 a.m., rock auction 1 p.m., at the clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, rocks and lapidary equipment.
Spaghetti supper, hosted by Clifton Lions Club, 4:30–7 p.m., Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, $6 adults, $5 ages 6–12, free ages younger than 6, tickets from Clifton Lions Club members or at the door, proceeds benefit a shade shelter on the Riverfront Trail, just east of 32 Road and other projects, 208-5849.
Delta Hubwheelers, potluck 6 p.m., pre-rounds to recorded cuers 6:30 p.m., mainstream square dance with plus calls and round dance cues between tips 7–9 p.m., Bill Heddles Recreation Center aerobics room, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, 856-3735, 257-7281.
Macy’s Mmmazzing Lemonade Stand Fundraiser, 3–6 p.m., Veterans Art Center, 307 S. 12th St., proceeds go to Gary Sinise Foundation and the local Veterans Day event.
The Door Project, artistically designed doors on display Oct. 1–3, at Habitat ReStore, 2936 North Ave., donations accepted to support World Habitat Day, enter drawing to win the door of your choice, doors on display at three Alpine Bank locations Sept. 26–30, 255-9850, ext. 205.
Western Colorado Astronomy Club, free public viewing session, starting after sundown, Saddlehorn Picnic Area, Colorado National Monument, wcacastronomy.org.