Weekly Planner, June 23, 2013
Monday, June 24
Clinicians’ Connection, for mental health professionals to exchange ideas, share expertise and potentially organize events for the community, 5:30–6:30 p.m. Christian Counseling Center LLC, 518 28 Road, Suite B209, 985-2736.
Anime Club, 3 p.m., Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
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.
St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center Art Exploration class, 4–5:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday of each month, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington, Ave., Oncology Conference Room, materials provided, 298-7500.
Fruitvale Lions Club, 7 p.m. second and fourth Monday of each month, 434-4736.
Potluck Mondays, 5 p.m. Mondays, Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, take a dish to share, 858-8318, http://www.facebook.com/CopperClubBrewingCompany.
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.
Tuesday, June 25
Thunder Mountain Camera Club, 7 p.m. Grand Junction Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, monthly competition results will be reviewed and discussed, 260-7488.
Paul Stanley’s Mad Science Program, Summer Reading Program for kids, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Garfield County Libraries, Glenwood Springs Branch, 413 Ninth St., Glenwood Springs, 945-5958; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, New Castle Branch, 402 W. Main St., New Castle, 984-2346; 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Silt Branch, 680 Home Ave., Silt, 876-5500; 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Rifle Branch, 207 E. Ave., Rifle, 625-3471; 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Grant workshop for agricultural and urban water projects, 9 a.m.–noon, University Center, Room 221, Colorado Mesa University, http://www.coloradomesa.edu/watercenter, 248-1968.
Hack the Surface, Summer Reading Program computer event for teens, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Garfield County Libraries Rifle Branch, 207 East Ave., Rifle, 625-3471; 4 p.m. Tuesday, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, 285-9870; 1 p.m. Wednesday, Glenwood Springs Branch, 413 Ninth St., Glenwood Springs; 1 p.m. Thursday, New Castle Branch, 402 W. Main St., 984-2346; 4 p.m. Thursday, Silt Branch, 680 Home Ave., Silt, 876-5500, http://www.gcpld.org.
Parents Preventing Sexual Abuse, sponsored by Garfield County Department of Human Services and River Bridge Regional Center, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., River Bridge Regional Center, 520 21st St., Glenwood Springs, RSVP 10ThingsRBRC2013.eventbrite.com, 945-5195, http://www.riverbridgerc.org.
Western Slope Huntington’s Disease support group, last Tuesday of each month, First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., 250-5997.
Black Canyon Astronomical Society, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of each month in either Montrose or Delta, talks and discussions about astronomical topics, 856-7716, http://www.blackcanyonastronomy.com.
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.
Wednesday, June 26
American Girl annual tea party, 4:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.
Bike to Work Day free commuter breakfast, 6:30–9 a.m., Grand Junction City Hall, 250 N. Fifth St., or Crossroads Fitness Center, 2768 Compass Drive, http://www.facebook.com/GrandValleyBikeToWorkMonth.
Water Wise Lawn and Garden Solutions, hosted by RSVP, 10 a.m.–noon, RSVP, 422 White Ave., lower level US Bank building, master gardener and a speaker from Drought Response Information Project, space limited, call 243-9839 to reserve a seat.
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, Entrance 40, register 298-6400.
Look Good, Feel Better, 1:45–4 p.m. last Wednesday of each month, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Oncology Conference Room, tips for women in cancer treatment, register 254-5581.
GrandParents Count, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, The Resource Center, 1129 Colorado Ave, 244-3838.
Mesa County Genealogical Society, noon fourth Wednesday of each month, brown bag lunch, Museum of Western Colorado C.D. Smith Building, Fifth Street and Ute Avenue, 434-3409.
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.
Grand Junction Rotary Club, Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 245-0031.
Thursday, June 27
Bone Marrow Drive registry, 5–8:30 p.m., in front of the Avalon Theater, 645 Main St., during Farmers Market, self-administered cheek swab, donations will benefit Be The Match, visit join.bethematch.org/CMDP, 243-1143.
Love and Logic for Parents of Infants and Toddlers, presented by The Parenting Place of Western Colorado, class meets Thursdays June 27–Aug. 8 (no class July 4), 516 N. 15th St., $50, includes book, register 254-8240.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 7:30 p.m. fourth and second 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 and 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.
Fruita MOPS, 9:30–11:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Canyon West Worship Center, 456 Kokopelli Blvd. No. G, first meeting free, $7 per meeting after, refreshments, crafts, child care, 858-2447.
Mending Hearts Support Group, adult grief support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, 2–3:30 p.m. Thursdays, Historic Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 254-0891.
The Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Harris Suites, 619 Main St., 210-6723.
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.
Friday, June 28
Reel Readers, 6 p.m., Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, read “These Foolish Things,” by Deborah Moggach, watch the movie “The Best Exotic-Marigold Hotel,” based on the novel, copies of the book available at the library or downloadable on Overdrive, 285-9870.
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus annual yard sale fundraiser, 7 a.m.–6 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday, former Tuesday Morning space, northeast corner of Red Cliff Pointe Shopping Center, behind PartyLand, 2650 North Ave., proceeds benefit vocal music programs in the local schools, to donate items for the sale, call 255-9992.
Regular monthly lunch meeting of the Grand Junction High School class of 1942, 11:15 a.m., Village Inn, 757 Horizon Drive, order from menu, spouses, boy/girl friends welcome, 434-8297.
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.
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, June 29
Annual St. Baldrick’s Grand Junction fundraiser for childhood cancer research, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Edgewater Tap & Grill, 905 Struthers Ave., auction, food, drink, register as a shavee and/or start a team at http://www.stbaldricks.org/events/GJ, take a chair or blanket, 314-5888.
Car wash fundraiser for Special Olympics, hosted by Wallace Smith with Strive, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Sutherland’s parking lot, free, donations accepted to benefit Special Olympics, 200-7826.
Hawgs for Dawgs poker run to benefit Roice-Hurst Humane Society, sign up 9–10 a.m., Grand Junction Harley-Davidson, 2747 Crossroads Blvd., $15 per ride, $25 per couple, prizes for first, second and worst hand, after-ride barbecue, 2 p.m. $10, cast $1 vote for your favorite vintage motorcycle on display, 245-0812.
Zumbathon, register 8:30 a.m., Zumba class 9–11 a.m., parking lot of Crossroads Fitness Airport Location, 2768 Compass Drive, refreshment breaks and prizes, $5, proceeds benefit March of Dimes, 234-0608.
Cars ‘n Coffee for auto enthusiasts, 7–10 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.
River City Singles Breakfast Club, 10 a.m. Saturdays, 245-4995.