Weekly Planner, Jan. 6, 2013

Monday, Jan. 7

Grand Junction Outing Club, meeting Monday; downhill skiing Tuesday; cross-country skiing Thursday; cross-country ski Saturday, off groomed trails on Grand Mesa, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.

Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays; noon Tuesdays; noon and 8 p.m. Thursdays; 9 a.m. Saturdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, 263-4496.

So, You Think Your Kids Are Coping?, 6–7:30 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 244-2254.

Women’s meeting, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 242-7513.

Western Colorado Chapter of National Women in Construction, networking 6:15 p.m., dinner/meeting 6:30 p.m., Morris & Tonsfeldt, CPAs, 397 Ridges Blvd., guest speaker Chris Becker and Nate Ence of The Eco Driver speaking about Ecodriving, which is used to describe energy efficient use of vehicles, $20 members, $22 nonmembers, RSVP to Nancy Lazenga, 497-8238 email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

National Alliance on Mental Illness Western Slope, support group 6 p.m., educational time 7 p.m., first Monday of each month, Colorado West Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, Building A, south door, for family members and people affected by a mental illness, 462-3989, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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 Monday of each month, third Monday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 242-0860.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Do-it-Yourself Chapter 7 Bankruptcy clinic, 9–11 a.m., Mesa County Courthouse multi-purpose room, 544 Rood Ave., for low-income debtors who qualify, to see if you qualify, fill out a bankruptcy application through Colorado Legal Service, 200 N. Sixth St., Suite 203, 243-7940 ext. 4.

Colorado Plateau Chapter American Society of Safety Engineers, monthly seminar, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Western Colorado Community College, Building B, Culinary School, meeting room, 2508 Blichmann Ave., “OSHA Record-keeping,” presented by Meagan Meagher, Federal OSHA, you need not be an ASSE member to attend, $8 members, includes lunch ($5 without), $13 nonmembers ($8 no lunch), RSVP indicating lunch preference by Jan. 7 by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Grief, the Normal Response to Loss, learn more about the grief process and explore ways to support family and friends in their time of loss, 6–7:30 p.m., Hospice Care Center, 3090 N. 12th St., room 102, snacks and light refreshments served, 683-7637, http://www.hospicewco.co.

Tackle it Tuesday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, quilters, stampers, needle crafters and scrapbookers invited, tables, irons, ironing boards and cutting mats set up for your convenience, drop in with your project, take a lunch, refreshments provided, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.

Open house, featuring Dr. James Jackson, founder of Project CURE, an organization that ships medical supplies overseas, 2–3:30 p.m., Project CURE warehouse, Grand Junction Tech Center, 559 Sand Hill Lane, door 41/42, 201-7050, 201-8661, http://www.projectcure.org.

Alzheimer’s Association support group, 1:30 p.m., second Tuesday of the month, Aspen Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, 622 28 1/4 Road, supervised care available, 256-1274.

Grand Valley Blue Star Mothers, business meeting, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, http://www.gvbluestarmothers.org.

York Rite Masons, Temple Commandery No. 23, stated Conclave, second Tuesday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.

Urban Trails Committee, 5:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave., 244-1507.

Clifton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4663 Ladies Auxiliary, noon second Tuesday of each month, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4663, 3244 F 1/4 Road, Clifton, 434-7762.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Unravel the Mysteries of Medicare, Medicare 101 educational seminar, 10 a.m.–noon, RSVP office, in the lower level, US Bank building, 422 White Ave., Suite 090, seating limited, call 243-9839 to reserve a space.

Clifton Community Hall board meeting, 5:30 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-5710.

Grand Junction Area Newcomers Club coffee and meeting, 9:30 a.m. second Wednesday of each month, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 243-4168.

4-H Council meeting, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 255-7100.

Fruita Lioness Club, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, in the Lions Room, second floor, Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-9967.

Mesa County Suicide Prevention Coalition, noon second Wednesday of each month, Harris Suites, 619 Main St., 683-6626.

Grand Junction Stamp Club, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, call for location, 986-1502.

Western Slope Coin Club, free coin and currency evaluation clinic for the public 5:30–6:30 p.m.; meeting 6:30 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, 241-1770, 242-3716, http://www.gjcoinshow.com.

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.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Western Slope Food and Farm Forum, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Montrose County Fairgrounds Friendship Hall, Montrose, education, resources and networking for Western Slope producers and landowners with the goal of sustainably improving the production, marketing and consumption of locally grown food, 249-3935.

Grand Junction Christian Women’s Network, 12:15 p.m., Clarion Inn, 755 Horizon Drive, program is “Old Treasures, Is it worth anything?” take a small treasure to be appraised; speaker Linda Roush, “You can have the life you always wanted,” $14 for program, meal and tip, first time guests $7, reservations 257-7468 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Parenting That Works class, Early Years STEP (2–7 years), 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays Jan. 10–Feb. 24, register 254-8240.

Grand Valley ALS support group, (Lou Gehrig’s disease) 9:30–11:30 a.m., second Thursday of the month, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., lower level conference room, 245-1189, 242-5783.

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma family support group, 4-5:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 298-2254.

Chinle Cactus and Succulent Society, 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, Sagebrush Room, education programs, plant exchanges, gardening info, guests welcome, 270-3287.

Mesa County Genealogical Society, 7 p.m. second Thursday of each month, except August and December, The Commons of Hilltop, 625 27 ½ Road, 434-3409.

Redlands Lions Club, 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, 242-3222.

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.

Friday, Jan. 11

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, 1100 Patterson Road, 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.

Weight Watchers meetings, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. Fridays, 104 Orchard Ave., WeightWatchers.com.

Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, 7 p.m. Fridays, 1600 Ute Ave., 985-0350.

Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, 2299 W. Ridges Blvd., 255-7000.

Saturday, Jan. 12

Grand Mesa Jeep Club annual banquet, social hour 6 p.m., buffet dinner 7 p.m., Fiesta Guadalajara Restaurant, 710 North Ave., dinner followed by awards, door prizes, presentations and dessert, members and former members invited, $10 all-you-can-eat, 858-1394, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Mount Garfield Daughters of the American Revolution, 1 p.m., Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., awarding DAR Good Citizens awards and the Community Service awards, public invited, 242-7074.

Art Students League, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., local artist Sue Samuelson will demonstrate oil glaze study, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 201-2446.

Two River Sams Chapter Good Sam RV Club, noon, call 523-5625 or 270-0471 for location.

League of Women Voters of Montrose County, noon, Bill Heddles Recreation Center, conference room B, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, program is “Fracking in Our Backyard — Oil and Gas Drilling Affects Us All,” speakers represent perspectives of diverse stakeholder groups, including industry, question and answer period to follow, 249-8963.

Health and Fitness 101, beginning at 9:30 a.m., Parachute Branch Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, fitness trainer will demonstrate which exercises are best for you 9:30–10:30 a.m.; Dr. Kevin Coleman will discuss preventive medicine 10:30–11:30 a.m.; diet and nutrition information will follow, lunch reservations required, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.

Town of Palisade Fire Station grand opening open house, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., 341 W. Seventh St., Palisade, tour the new facility, light refreshments will be served.

Ula and her Accordion, 2 p.m., The Atrium of Grand Valley, 3260 N. 12th St., space limited, RSVP two days prior, 497-3145.

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.


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