Weekly Planner, Jan. 20, 2013
Sunday, Jan. 20
Knights of Columbus Council 13621 pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m.–noon, third Sunday of each month, 790 26 1/2 Road, $5 adults, $3 ages 6-12, younger than 6 free, proceeds benefit the fund for local charities, 260-7664.
Monday, Jan. 21
Orchard Mesa Lions Club, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Golden Corral, 1100 Independent Ave., 242-0860.
Blood, Sweat and Cheers event, recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hosted by Humanists Doing Good, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Community Garden, Fifth Street and Chipeta Avenue, St. Mary’s Bloodmobile donations, repair garden boxes at the community gardens, then meet at The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 623-2598.
A Writer’s Space, 9 a.m.–noon Mondays and Tuesdays, Western Colorado Writers’ Forum, 800 Colorado Ave., work space for writers, coffee and tea, free to members, $5 nonmembers, http://www.westerncoloradowriters.blogspot.com, 433-6800.
Appleton 4-H, 7 p.m. third Monday of each month, Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, 242-0097.
Grand Valley Rebekah Lodge No. 40, 7:30 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, 245-0694, 434-5161.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado volunteer information session, noon–1 p.m., Hospice Care Center Conference Room, 101, 3090 N. 12th St., Unit B, learn about Hospice volunteer opportunities, 257-2378.
How to Help Someone Who is Grieving, 6–7:30 p.m., Hospice Care Center, 3090 N. 12th St., room 102, 683-7637, http://www.hospicewco.com.
Grand Valley Model Railroad Club, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, 523-5990, 858-3759.
Clifton Senior Citizens, noon Tuesdays, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-0803, 434-3905.
Purification Talk, 6:30 p.m., health talk hosted by Dr. Randy Roman, Roman Family Chiropractic, 2584 Patterson Road, Suite D, 243-8896.
Young Onset (age 65 and younger) Early Stage Support Group, for persons with YO or Early Stage dementia and their caregivers, 5:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of each month, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., No. B1, 256-1274.
Fruita Lions Club, 6 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, Judy’s Restaurant, 435 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita, 858-8351.
Mesa Lodge 58 I.O.O.F., 3 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 3002 Interstate 70 Business Loop, No. 1, 523-4355, 523-0379.
Thunder Mountain Camera Club, 7 p.m., fourth Tuesday of each month, River of Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, member showcase, 260-7488.
Grand Junction Outing Club, downhill skiing Tuesday; cross-country skiing Thursday; cross-country skiing Saturday, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Wednesday, Jan. 23
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., register 256-1274.
Learn about weight loss surgery options at St. Mary’s Hospital, noon–1:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, register, 298-6400.
Mesa County Genealogical Society, noon fourth Wednesday of each month, January through October, brown bag lunch in the Lloyd Files Library, Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., 434-3409.
Macho Men, (Men Against Cancer Helping Others), 5-6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, at Java City Coffee Shop, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., entrance 26, 244-2351.
Grand Junction Rotary Club, Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 245-0031.
Overcoming Roadblocks, for men and women, receive life skills training, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Wednesdays, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 242-7513.
Eating Disorder Group Therapy, noon- 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, River of Life Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, 210-1879.
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, 523-8773, 257-1549, 245-8817.
Thursday, Jan. 24
Third annual Western Slope Soil Health Conference, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Bill Heddles Recreation Center, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, no admission charge, 874-4992, 249-9438.
Adventure Travel Club: Chile Travel and Chili Dinner, 12:30–3 p.m., The Atrium of Grand Valley, 3260 N. 12th St., seating is limited, RSVP two days prior, 256-0006.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Gem and Mineral Clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, 243-1030.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary No. 595, 7:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month; 7:30 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 523-0950.
Redlands Lions Club, 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, 242-3222.
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.
Warrior at Heart Ministry men’s breakfast, 6 a.m. Thursdays, The Christ Center, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., 434-6297.
Weight Watchers meetings, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. Fridays, 104 Orchard Ave., WeightWatchers.com.
Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Business Incubator Center, 2591 Legacy Way (B 3/4 Road), all welcome, 244-1625.
Friday, Jan. 25
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.
Grand Junction High School class of 1942 monthly lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m., last Friday of each month, Village Inn, 757 Horizon Drive, 434-8297.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, 2299 W. Ridges Blvd., 255-7000.
Saturday, Jan. 26
Mule Deer Foundation banquet and auction, Holiday Inn Express in Montrose, $60 tickets in advance only, corporate tables available, tickets will not be sold at the door, 901-1516.
Cars ‘n Coffee for auto enthusiasts, 8–10 a.m. Saturdays, Spoons Bistro and Bakery, 3090 N. 12th St., all types of vehicles welcome, benefits the Hospice program, http://www.grandvalleyknights.com, 462-6762.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Parachute Post 5485, 7:30 a.m. second and fourth Saturday of each month, Parachute Senior Center, 540 N. Parachute Ave., Parachute, 285-7540.
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.