Weekly Planner, July 14, 2013
Sunday, July 14
The Organic Gardening group, 2–4 p.m., second Sunday of each month, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Library, 641 Struthers Ave., new and seasoned gardeners discuss organic gardening, 255-0417.
Monday, July 15
Grand Junction Outing Club, road biking 8 a.m. Monday and Friday, Colorado National Monument; road biking Tuesday, meet at Gazebo/Redlands Parkway, ride to Corn Lake; mountain biking Thursday, meet at Dinosaur Museum, ride Fruita North Desert 18 Road area; hike Saturday, Bear Creek Trail to Yellow Jacket Mine, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Co-Parenting: raising children living between two homes, Parenting That Works class, 5:30–7 p.m. Mondays July 15–Aug. 19, $50, includes book, register by calling The Parenting Place, 254-8240.
Pain seminar, 11 a.m.–noon, St. Mary’s Hospital, Saccomanno Education Center, fifth floor, register, 298-2380.
Orchard Mesa Lions Club, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, A Taste of Heaven Catering, 2817 North Ave., 242-0860.
Grand Mesa Macintosh Users’ Group, 7 p.m. first Tuesday and third Monday of each month, Western Colorado Community College, 2508 Blichmann Ave., 243-4881.
Living Well After Treatment, 5–6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Oncology Conference Room, designed to support and educate people as they finish active cancer treatment, 298-7500.
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.
Rocky Mountain Business Network, business networking group, 7:30 a.m. Mondays, Rocky Mountain West Insurance office, 1000 N. Ninth St., Suite 26, 778-3207.
Tuesday, July 16
HEARTBEAT/Survivors After Suicide, 7–9 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 985-4551, 243-2467.
Suicide Prevention presentation, hosted by Mesa County Libraries, 6:30 p.m., Central Library’s Community Room, 530 Grand Ave., 243-4442.
American Legion Post 200 and Auxiliary, social hour 5 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m., third Tuesday of each month, Starvin Arvin’s, 3247 F Road, Clifton, 434-3537, 314-6623, 208-4459.
Breast Friends, breast cancer support group, 6–7:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Entrance 25, Reflection Room, 298-7500.
Order of the Eastern Star, Sunshine Chapter No. 53, 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0566, 256-9750.
Grand Junction Lions Club, noon Tuesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 241-8852.
Clifton Lions Club, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday of each month, 241-2498.
Grand Valley Kennel Club, 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 241-8499, 314-9247.
Beta Tau Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday of each month, 256-0421, 243-0409.
Wednesday, July 17
Western Slope Non-smoking Singles Inc., for Seniors, dine-out, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Randy’s Southside Diner, 3210 Interstate 70 Business Loop, reservations to Winnie, 589-9309, by Tuesday; outing to Aspen, meet 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Coronado Plaza in Clifton, 434-5277.
The Mystery Book Club, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, discuss “Heat Wave,” by Richard Castle, 243-5113.
Digging Up Your Roots, introductory genealogy class, 6 p.m. Mesa County Libraries, Central Library, 530 Grand Ave., space limited, pre-registration required, 243-4442, or online at the events calendar, mesacountylibraries.org.
Scrabble Club, 6 p.m. first and third Wednesday of the month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, First Street and Gunnison Avenue, 243-4442.
Grand Junction Rotary Club, Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 245-0031.
Pregnancy and infant loss support group, 7–9 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, entrance 26, in the Reflection Room, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 298-2200, 298-2290.
Men Against Violence, 6 p.m. first and third Wednesday of each month, 234-4357.
Thursday, July 18
Oral History program, noon, Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., “Kid Curry’s Last Ride,” presented by Steve Ann Williams, take a lunch, 242-0971.
Zinio How-To Workshop, magazine app, 10 a.m., Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Adult Guardianships, offered by Pro Bono Project of Mesa County and Colorado Legal Services Title III Senior Citizen Legal Assistance Program, 9:30–11:45 p.m., Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave., Sixth Street entrance, third floor annex, training room A, free clinic providing information regarding the responsibility of a guardian, space limited, register, 424-5748.
Kiva Book Club, 6:30 p.m. third Thursday of the month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., call 243-4442 for the current title.
Cats League and Assistance to the Western Slope (C.L.A.W.S.), 6–8 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Orchard Mesa Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 230 Lynwood St.
Christian motorcycle riders group, 6:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Starvin’ Arvin’s in Clifton, 250-7485.
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) support group, 7 p.m. third Thursday of each month, First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., families and friends of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender persons welcome, P.O. Box 4904, Grand Junction 81502.
Moose Lodge 270, first and third Thursday of each month, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, 7:30 p.m. 242-4754.
Friday, July 19
Stroke Support Group, 1–2:30 p.m. third Friday of each month, Grand Mesa Room, St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, harp demonstration and participation, 298-1929.
NOOK Club: Simple Touch and 1st Edition 2–4 p.m. or 6–8 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, sign-up required, 243-5113.
Mesa County Republican luncheon, noon–1 p.m., Two Rivers Convention Center, speaker Mesa County Administrator Tom Fisher, $15 members, RSVP by Tuesday, MesaCountyRepublicans.com, 243-8843.
Region 10 Social Media Workshop with Ridgway ad executive Brian Scranton, noon–1 p.m., Region 10 Enterprise Center, 300 N. Cascade, Montrose, $20, limited seating, RSVP Claudette, 249-2436.
Western Slope VFCW retirees, 1 p.m. third Friday of each month, Starvin Arvin’s, 752 Horizon Drive, 243-1934, 858-4569.
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, July 20
Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, trail building, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Airline Trail, Aspen/Snowmass Village, http://www.rfov.org, 970-927-8238.
Vegan Life Colorado, Grand Junction branch’s vegan potluck, gather 5:30 p.m. eat 6 p.m., Community Room at Lakeside, 3150 Lakeside Drive, take a vegan dish to serve eight, the recipe with all ingredients listed, you place setting and beverage, discuss Vegan Travel Tips, after the meal, 255-0417, 245-8315, http://www.veganlifecolorado.org.
Baby Bites, fun first foods, 10–11:30 a.m., The Parenting Place of Western Colorado, 1505 Chipeta Ave., cooking demonstration, set of baby food storage cubes, recipes and samples to take home, $18, space limited, register 254-8240.
Mudd Volleyball tournament to benefit March of Dimes, 745 23 Road, $300 team registration, http://www.muddvolleyball.com.
Dodge High Fares Dodgeball Tournament to benefit United Way of Mesa County, 10 a.m., Bookcliff Activity Center, Bookcliff Middle School, $100 team registration, http://www.dodgehighfares.com.
Writers Support Group, network for novice writers, 10:30 a.m.–noon, third Saturday of each month, Fruita Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita, 858-7604.