Weekly Planner, Feb. 3, 2013
Sunday, Feb. 3
Super Bowl Shuffle, 1-mile walk and 5K run along the Riverfront Trail, check in 11:30 a.m., start noon, Historic Riverside School, 552 W. Main St., $10 adults, $5 children, all ages welcome, refreshments provided, wear your favorite football jersey, 433-0481.
Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, Mesa Mall Community Room, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 3 p.m. first Sunday of each month, 216-9842.
Monday, Feb. 4
The Grand Mesa Backcountry Horsemen, 7 p.m. first Monday of each month, in the Community Room, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 242-5520.
York Rite Masons, first Monday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.
Orchard Mesa Lions Club, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Golden Corral, 1100 Independent Ave., 242-0860.
Grand Junction Outing Club, meeting 7:30 p.m., downhill skiing Tuesday, cross-country skiing Thursday and Saturday, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Co-parenting class, for families whose children live in two separate households, 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 4–March 11, The Parenting Place of Western Colorado, 1505 Chipeta Ave., 254-8240.
Firkin fundraiser to benefit Girls on the Run of Western Colorado, beginning at 5 p.m., Kannah Creek Brewing Co., 1960 N. 12th St., all proceeds of the tapped firkin keg will go to Girls on the Run, 263-0111.
The Good, the Bad and the Gross, The Big Read edition, designed for kids in fourth through sixth grade, 3–4 p.m., Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, space limited, sign up by calling 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.ord.
Mesa County Republican Women’s luncheon, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, Sharon Barnes, vice-chair for the membership committee of the National Federation of Republican Women will discuss “Membership,” reservations 434-9378.
Tuesday, Feb. 5
German American Club, 6:30 p.m., activities area of The Atrium, 3260 N. 12th St., 242-2657, 209-9241.
IHOP Pancake Day, 7 a.m.–10 p.m., IHOP, 2420 U.S. Highway 6&50, guests receive a free short stack of IHOP’s signature buttermilk pancakes in exchange for an optional contribution to Shriners Hospitals; Shriners from Western Colorado Shine Club will be on hand.
Mesa County Women’s Network, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, speed networking, bring business cards, nonprofit donation recipient is Camp Hope, (http://www.camphopekids.org/Camp_Needs.php), $16 members, $20 guests, RSVP and prepayment required at http://www.mcwn.org.
Mesa County Nonprofits meeting to discuss future needs for nonprofit sector workforce, 4–7 p.m., Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., open to the public, dinner will be served, RSVP 242-4400.
Western Colorado Astronomy Club, 7 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Colorado Mesa University, 216-5744, 242-1721.
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2001 Patterson Road, in the auditorium, 242-2657, 209-9241.
Wednesday, Feb. 6
Gluten Free Grand Valley, 7 p.m. Goodwill Industries Community Room, 630 24 1/2 Road, guest speaker Dr. Greg Haitz, chiropractor at Rimrock Chiropractic; sample baked goods from Sugar Rush, a New Castle bakery, 216-0351.
Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., No. B1, register 254-1274.
Diabetes Education Classes, offered by Community Hospital diabetes education program, 5:30–7:30 p.m., first four Wednesdays of the month, based on need, physician’s order may be required to attend and Medicare and/or other insurances may cover cost of class, 256-6303.
Medicare 101, free educational seminar, hosted by The Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), 10 a.m.–noon, RSVP office, 422 White Ave., Suite 090, lower level of the US Bank building, seating limited, call to reserve a space, 243-9839.
Learn about weight loss surgery options at St. Mary’s Hospital, 5:30–7 p.m., St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, Grand Mesa Room, use entrance 40, register 298-6400.
Bistro Book Group, 4–5 p.m. Wednesdays, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, Teen Center, First Street and Gunnison Avenue, 243-4442.
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.
Western Colorado Business Development Corp., 8:30 a.m. first Wednesday of each month, 304 W. Main St., 243-5242.
Associated Members for Growth and Development, candidate forum for candidates seeking a seat on the Grand Junction City Council, 7–8:30 a.m., Grand Junction Area REALTORS Association, 2743 Crossroads Blvd., 261-5408.
Thursday, Feb. 7
Life Support Lunch and Learns, faith-based conflict resolution class, “Men & Women: Rules for Fighting Fair,” noon–1 p.m., Mesa County United Way, US Bank building, 422 White Ave., No. 33, cprpeace.com, 210-2339.
Those Thrifty ‘30s, 2–3 p.m., Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, practical ideas on how to stretch dollars, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Suicide support group, to understand suicide, loss from suicide, or know about resources in the community, 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month; 10 a.m. third Monday of each month, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., 683-6626.
Masonic Lodge, Mesa 55 A.F. & A.M., stated communication, 7:30 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 245-3600.
Embroiderers Guild of America Inc., Desert West Chapter, Delta/Montrose, 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month, 242-8140, 874-8413.
Western Equality, 6 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Margery Building, 523 1/2 Main St., 242-8949.
Teen MOPS, 6-8 p.m. second Thursday of each month; 6-8 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Clifton Assembly of God, 258 Fifth St., Clifton, 434-6907.
Fraternal Order of Eagles 595 Aerie, 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 243-6454.
Weight Watchers meetings, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. Fridays, 104 Orchard Ave., WeightWatchers.com.
Friday, Feb. 8
Teen Gaming, 3–5 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, Teen Center, First Street and Gunnison Avenue, 243-4442.
WLS Support Group, for those who have had, or are interested in having bariatric surgery, 5:30-6:30 p.m. second Friday of each month, St. Mary’s Hospital Life Center, Saccomanno Education Center, Room 1, 298-6400.
Retired Firefighters of Mesa County, monthly breakfast, 8–9 a.m. second Friday of each month, Otto’s Restaurant, 2210 U.S. Highway 6&50.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, 2299 W. Ridges Blvd., 255-7000.
Saturday, Feb. 9
Western Slope Non-smoking Singles Inc., for Seniors, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, business meeting followed by games, 434-5277.
Sweetheart and Family spaghetti dinner, 5–6 p.m., Orchard Mesa Baptist Church, 2748 B 1/2 Road, $5 adults, $2.50 ages younger than 12, proceeds benefit Women on Mission 2013 sewing projects, 242-2355.
One Book, One Mesa County book discussion, “The Dog Stars,” by Peter Heller, 10 a.m., Palisade Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 119 W. Third St., Palisade, 243-4442.
Two River Sams Chapter, Good Sam RV Club, 11:30 a.m., 523-5625, 270-0471.
American Girl Tea Party, 1–3 p.m., Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, sign up by calling 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
American Legion Post 37, second Saturday of each month, VFW Post 3581, 503 1/2 Florence Road, 263-9183, 256-7950.
Western Colorado Decorative Artists, social 9 a.m., business meeting 9:30 a.m. second Saturday of each month, First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., 241-8228.
River Canyon School’s Second Saturday, 9–11 a.m. second Saturday of each month, Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, in the back of the church, playtime for children and activities for adults, $10 suggested donation for families that RSVP, $15 walk-ins, 216-9936.
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.