Weekly Planner, April 28, 2013
Monday, April 29
Adult Guardianships, sponsored by the Pro Bono Project of Mesa County, 1:30–3:45 p.m., Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave., third floor annex, training room A, Sixth Street entrance, for “pro se” parties or persons seeking to obtain a Guardianship over another adult without the assistance of an attorney, space limited, register 424-5748.
PEO Reciprocity, 9:30 a.m., last Monday of the month, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 3888 27 1/2 Road, 243-8876.
Western Colorado Flute Association, 7 p.m. Mondays, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, H and 26 1/2 roads, 245-0959, 434-7353.
Women’s meeting, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 242-7513.
A Writer’s Space, 9 a.m.–noon Mondays and Tuesdays, Western Colorado Writers’ Forum, 800 Colorado Ave., free to members, $5 nonmembers, http://www.westerncoloradowriters.org, 433-6800.
Grand Junction Chess Club, 6:30– 10:30 p.m. Mondays, Starbucks, in the Safeway store, Patterson and 29 roads, 243-1073.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, 2 p.m. Mondays, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 257-0891.
Toastmaster Club, 4:45 p.m. Mondays, Veterans Affairs Hospital, 2121 North Ave., Room 3204, 424-0487.
Anorexia and Bulimia Group, 6:15 p.m. Mondays, The Alpha Center, 1170 Colorado Ave., 241-2948.
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.
Tuesday, April 30
Western Slope Huntington’s Disease support group, last Tuesday of each month, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., 250-5997.
Clifton Senior Citizens, noon Tuesdays, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-0803, 434-3905.
Men Against Violence support group, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 234-4357.
Alateen meeting, 3–4 p.m. Wednesdays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1425 N. Fifth St.; 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St.
Black Canyon Astronomical Society, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of each month in either Montrose or Delta, 856-7716, http://www.blackcanyonastronomy.com.
Preventing Sexual Abuse, class for parents sponsored by Garfield County Department of Human Services and River Bridge Regional Center, 6–8 p.m., Department of Human Services Annex Building, southwest entrance, 195 W. 14th St., Rifle, visit the Parents Preventing Sexual Abuse Facebook group, 945-5195.
Caregiver Connections support group, 10–11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Miller Homestead, 3090 M. 12th St., 260-8931.
Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays; noon Tuesdays; noon and 7 p.m. Thursdays; 9 a.m. Saturdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, 263-4496.
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2001 Patterson Road, in the auditorium, 242-2657, 209-9241.
55 plus Low-Vision Group, for men and women ages 55 and older with low vision, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesdays, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., transportation provided and $2 lunch available, space limited, 241-0315, ext. 21, http://www.cfigj.org.
Wednesday, May 1
Gluten Free Grand Valley, 7 p.m., Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, guest speaker Laura Hansen, how to read labels for hidden sources of gluten, sample food from Hey! Sweet Cakes, kick off National Celiac Awareness Month with a new restaurant guide and more, 216-0351.
Mesa Fiber Arts Guild, noon first Wednesday of each month, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, 424-0851, http://www.mesafiberartsguild.org.
Activity Club for People with Disabilities, 5–6 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., 241-0315, ext. 22, http://www.cfigj.org.
Hep C Connection, Hepatitis C support group, 5:15-6:45 p.m. First Wednesday of each month, Building A, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 208-4507.
Colorado Mountain Club — Western Colorado Hiking Group, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, American National Bank, 131 N. Sixth St., 242-7411.
Western Slope Brain Injury/Epilepsy Support Group, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Ratekin Tower, 875 Main St., 433-0488.
Medicare 101, free educational seminar, 10 a.m.–noon, RSVP, 422 White Ave., Suite 090, lower level US Bank Building, call to reserve a seat, 243-9839.
Learn about weight loss surgery options at St. Mary’s, 5:30–7 p.m., St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, Grand Mesa Room, Entrance 40, register 298-6400.
Nitey Nite, Sleep Tight, hosted by Little Bird Signing, Grand Junction Parks and Recreation and The Parenting Place, for parents/caregivers of infants and toddlers up to 18 months, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, May 1–15, 516 N. 15th St., story with sign language, singing, dancing, poetry, nursery rhymes and make ‘n’ takes, $5 per session, register 254-3866.
Thursday, May 2
Grand Junction Outing Club, road biking, Monday, Colorado National Monument beginning at Cold Shivers; mountain biking Thursday, Rabbit Valley; road biking, Saturday, Rose Hill Rally; hike Saturday, Steve’s Loop in Loma, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Al-Anon meeting, 7–8 p.m. Thursdays, Sacred Heart Church basement, 433 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5263.
Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Business Incubator Center, 2591 Legacy Way (B 3/4 Road), 244-1625.
Thursday Senior Potluck, noon Thursdays, Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson, Fruita, $3 donation, 858-0360.
Moose Lodge 270, first and third Thursday of each month, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, 7:30 p.m. 242-4754.
Fraternal Order of Eagles 595 Aerie, 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50.
Altrusa International Inc. of Grand Junction, 6:30-7:45 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Grand Junction City Hall, 250 N. Fifth St., 241-7175.
Warrior at Heart Ministry men’s breakfast, 6 a.m. Thursdays, The Christ Center, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., 434-6297.
TOPS 209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m. Thursdays, Turkish World Outreach Building, 508 Fruitvale Court, 434-7860, 434-7928, http://www.tops.org.
Suicide support group, , 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month; 10 a.m. third Monday of each month, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., 683-6626.
Friday, May 3
Events honoring mothers, Let’s Talk Seniors Osteoporosis prevention, 3 p.m. May 3; Jazz Night, 4 p.m. May 4; Craft Day, 2 p.m. May 5, The Atrium of Grand Valley, 3260 N. 12th St., RSVP 256-0006.
Order of the Azure Rose, Renaissance-era recreation society, 6 p.m., first Friday of each month, http://www.azureroseorder.org, 640-7119.
Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, 7 p.m. Fridays, 1600 Ute Ave., 985-0350.
Weight Watchers meetings, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. Fridays, 104 Orchard Ave., WeightWatchers.com.
Western Colorado Chapter of Association of Records Managers and Administrators International fifth Spring Records Management Seminar, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave., walk-ins $85 for wcoARMA members and students, $100 for friends and future members, handouts and lunch included, http://www.wcoarma.webs.com.
Events honoring mothers, Let’s Talk Seniors Gardening Class, 2 p.m. May 3; Jazz Night, 3 p.m. May 4; Cinco de Mayo celebration, all day, May 5, Mesa View, 601 Horizon Place, RSVP 241-0772.
Saturday, May 4
Grand Junction Regional Conference — Brain Injuries, hosted by Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, $49, lunch included, register BIAColorado.org.
Hot Wheels Grand Prix, for boys ages 5–10, 1–3 p.m. Parachute Branch Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, bring your own toy cars or play with ones available while building tracks, racing and more, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Walk MS Grand Junction, Colorado-Wyoming Chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s annual walk, registration opens 7:30 a.m., walk starts 9:30 a.m., 1.5 or 3-mile route, music, breakfast, massages and photo booth, suggested minimum fundraising of $50, minimum of $100 to receive a Walk MS T-shirt, 263-4393, http://www.walkMScolorado.org.
Habitat for Humanity of Mesa County Women Build event, 8 a.m.–noon or noon–4 p.m., no experience required, clinics available, $50, proceeds benefit Habitat, 255-9850.
Blue Lodge Masons, Palisade Masonic Lodge No. 125, 10 a.m. first Saturday of each month, 2400 Consistory Court, in Grand Junction, 245-5312.
Gold Wing Road Riders Association Colorado Chapter B, breakfast and meeting, followed by ride, 8 a.m. first Saturday of each month, Golden Corral, 1100 Independent Ave., 270-1508, 245-1850.