Weekly Planner, May 19, 2013
Sunday, May 19
Realizing Your Truth, 4:30–6 p.m., Academy of Yoga, 1048 Independent Ave., Suite A207, learn to recognize your connection between spirit and body, 683-0166. http://www.academyofyoga.com.
Veterans Committee of the Western Slope and American Legion Family Post 200, Armed Forces weekend barbecue, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, $5 donation, hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks and water, games, 208-4459.
Vestafjell Lodge of Sons of Norway, 2 p.m., All Saint’s Lutheran Church, 20101 Deer Creek Road, Cory, guests Elmer and Brandy Ferganchick from Eckert will present a program with their Norwegian Fjord Horses, take a dish for the potluck Koldtbord meal, 245-5649, 874-4604, http://www.vestafjelllodge.org.
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, May 20
Anime Club, 3 p.m., Parachute Branch Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Free Employers’ Legal Update: Marijuana, ADA, New Law, presented by Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce, 7–9 p.m., Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, second floor, Michael Santo, employment attorney with Bechtel and Santo, will inform employers about legal and liability impacts of medical marijuana and workplace compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act, 858-3894.
Living Well After Treatment, 5–6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, Oncology Conference Room, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, 298-7500.
Grand Junction Outing Club, road biking, 9 a.m. Monday, meet Cold Shivers, Colorado National Monument; mountain biking, meet 8 a.m. Thursday, Dinosaur Museum, ride roads around Covert Arch in Utah; hike Saturday, Otto’s Bathtub, Colorado National Monument, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Rainbow for Girls Grand Junction Assembly No. 12, 7 p.m. first Monday and third Monday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 434-4608, 434-0711.
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.
Women’s meeting, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 242-7513.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, 2 p.m. Mondays, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 257-0891.
Tuesday, May 21
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 Support group, breast cancer support group, coffee and chat, 6–7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Entrance 25, in the Reflection Room, 298-2254.
Ladies Who Do Lunch Bunch, noon, Parachute Branch, Garfield County Libraries, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, discuss ““My Name is Memory,” by Ann Brashares, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
HEARTBEAT/Survivors After Suicide, 7-9 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 985-4551, 243-2467.
Grand Valley Kennel Club, 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 241-8499, 314-9247.
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.
Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, 433-7217.
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2001 Patterson Road, in the auditorium, 242-2657, 209-9241.
Wednesday, May 22
Mesa County Genealogical Society, noon fourth Wednesday of each month, January through October, 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.
Eating Disorder Group Therapy, noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, River of Life Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, 210-1879.
GrandParents Count, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, The Resource Center, 1129 Colorado Ave, 244-3838.
Mesa County Child Protection Team, 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Ave., 241-8480.
Grand Junction Business Association, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 245-8484.
TOPS 82, Take off Pounds Sensibly, 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2001 Patterson Road, 242-8546.
Grand Junction Rotary Club, Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 245-0031.
Thursday, May 23
Advice to Landlords, sponsored by Real Estate Investor, 6 p.m., Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, attorney Annie Murphy will address tenant screening, how to protect yourself, tighter leases and more, $10 at the door, first time visitors free, one-year membership $65, 433-4312.
Healing Hands Hour, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Entrance 25, Reflection Room, energy therapy, 298-7500.
Flag retirement and new flag raising ceremony, honoring veterans buried at the historic Whitewater Cemetery 10 a.m., at the cemetery, on the hill south of Whitewater, 243-1808, 487-3827.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday and of each month, Gem and Mineral Clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, 243-1030.
Thursday Senior Potluck, noon Thursdays, Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson, Fruita, $3 donation, 858-0360.
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.
The Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Harris Suites, 619 Main St., 210-6723.
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.
Friday, May 24
NOOK Club: NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color, 2–4 p.m. or 6–8 p.m., Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, sign up required, 243-5113.
Memorial Day events at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado, placement of flags on graves starting at 3 p.m. May 24, 263-8986.
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.
Saturday, May 25
Western Slope Non-smoking Singles Inc., For Seniors, potluck meeting 1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, games will follow, 434-5277.
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.
Birth Story Circle, hosted by BirthSmart, 1–3 p.m., Hampton Inn, Second and Main streets, for all Grand Valley women ages 15 and older, birthsmart.org.
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.