Weekly Planner, May 6, 2012
Sunday, May 6
Rose Hill Rally & Raffle, 7 a.m.–2 p.m., beginning and ending at Canyon View Park, rides to Fruita and Highline Lake, $35 adults, $25 ages 12 and younger, proceeds benefit St. Marys Hospital Rose Hill Hospitality House, 256-0606, http://www.stmarygj.org/rosehillrally.
Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, Mesa Mall Community Room, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 3 p.m. first Sunday of each month, 216-9842.
Monday, May 7
Infant/toddler CPR workshop, 6–7:30 p.m., The Parenting Place, 1505 Chipeta Ave., CPR techniques, hands-on practice, strategies for intervening when a young child is choking, choking prevention, typical safety issues with infants/toddlers, workshop is not for certification in CPR, $15, space limited, preregister 241-7312.
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.
Grand Mesa Jeep Club, social hour and no host dinner 6–7 p.m., business meeting 7 p.m., Fiesta Guadalajara Restaurant, 710 North Ave., owners of all makes of off-road vehicles invited to attend, gmjc.org.
Spinning Yarns Knit and Lit Club, 5:30–8 p.m., Barnes & Noble Bookseller, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.
York Rite Masons, first Monday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.
Grand Junction Outing Club meeting, 7:30 p.m. 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Palisade Hiking Group, meet 8 a.m., Palisade Town Hall, hike Serpent’s Trail, Colorado National Monument, $3 per hiker, includes transportation, http://www.townofpalisade.org, 464-5602.
Tuesday, May 8
Free Trigger Point Massage workshop, 6:30–7:30 p.m., New Life Chiropractic, 2532 Patterson Road, No. 15, 254-2954.
Retirement Outfitters LLC Tuesday Noon Class, Retire Right Book Study, noon–1 p.m., Bray Commercial Building, 244 N. Seventh St., 256-1748.
Grand Valley Blue Star Mothers, business meeting, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, http://www.gvbluestarmothers.org.
Alzheimer’s Association Caregivers’ Support Group, 1:30 p.m. second Tuesday each month, Aspen Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, 622 28 1/4 Road, supervised care available, 256-1274.
Western Colorado Customer Service Association, 8:30 a.m. second Tuesday of each month, 2987 North Ave., 245-3200, 256-4278.
Revenue Outreach of the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Society, 5 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House, 641 Struthers Ave., 245-3288, http://www.wcbotanic.org.
York Rite Masons, Temple Commandery No. 23, stated Conclave, second Tuesday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.
Association, 5:30 p.m. Second Tuesday of each month, 243-0108, 464-7319.
The Green Guides of the Grand Valley, 6:30-8:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, in the Science Center, Wubben Hall, Colorado Mesa University, 778-0582, http://www.greenguidegv.com.
Wednesday, May 9
Car wash fundraiser, parking lot of HomewardBound of the Grand Valley, 2853 North Ave., proceeds benefit the homeless shelter, 256-9424.
Grand Valley Woodcarvers Club, first and 6 p.m. 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.
Western Colorado African Violet Society, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, 128 E. Columbine Drive, 257-1718.
Clifton Community Hall board meeting, 5:30 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-5710.
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.
Free blood pressure check, 11 a.m.–noon, second Wednesday of each month, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 243-9844, ext. 2.
4-H Council meeting, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 255-7100.
Mesa County Suicide Prevention Coalition, noon second Wednesday of each month, Harris Suites, 619 Main St., 683-6626.
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.
Grand Junction Stamp Club, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, call for location, 986-1502.
Thursday, May 10
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.
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.
Mesa County Genealogical Society, 7 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Cross Orchard Historic Site, 3073 F Road, Orchard’s View Room., 434-3409.
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 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.
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.
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, May 11
Collaborative ID Project, hosted by Grand Valley Peach & Justice, outreach event to assist citizens needing to obtain identification 9–11:30 a.m., advanced advocate training 1:30–3:15 p.m., Center for independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., in the gym, take birth certificates, expired or out of state IDs/driver’s licenses, proof of residency, etc, call 245-3720 to arrange transportation.
Lit & Lattes Book Club, 10 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, discuss “Room,” by Emma Donoghue, 243-5113.
Animal Adoption event and benefit for Roice-Hurst Humane Society, May 11–13, Walmart, 2881 North Ave., adopt pets, donate food and other needed items, 986-5819.
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.
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.
River City Singles FAC, 5 p.m. Fridays, DoubleTree by Hilton, 743 Horizon Drive, in the lounge, 424-2545.
Saturday, May 12
Mt. Garfield Daughters of the American Revolution, noon, Bookcliff Country Club, “Thailand,” presented by Errol and Michele Snider, reservations at 242-7074.
Western Colorado Decorative Artists, 30th anniversary celebration as a national chapter, 9 a.m., First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., painting a tea pot with a cup and saucer on a shirt, 241-8228.
Grand Valley Art Students League, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Sixth and Main streets, there will be a tent at the location with 11 members teaching art lessons, demonstration 1 p.m. “Framing and Matting on a Budget,” 1 p.m., 270-0303.
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.
American Legion Post 37, second Saturday of each month, VFW Post 3581, 503½ Florence Road, 263-9183, 256-7950.
River Canyon School’s Second Saturday, 9–11 a.m. second Saturday of each month, Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, in the back of the church, playtime for children and activities for adults, $10 suggested donation for families that RSVP, $15 walk-ins, 216-9936.