Weekly Planner, Nov. 24, 2013
Monday, Nov. 25
Colorado Mesa University Fall Seminar Series, Natural Resources of the West: Global Change, 4–5:15 p.m., Saccomanno Lecture Hall, Wubben Science Building, room 141, featuring Aldis Strautins with the National Weather Service, 248-1689.
Crossroads United Methodist Church Rapture Ringers Book Fair, 9 a.m.–10 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.
Anime Club, 3:30 p.m., Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
PEO Reciprocity, 9:30 a.m., last Monday of the month, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 3888 27 1/2 Road, 243-8876.
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.
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.
A Writer’s Space, 9 a.m.–noon Mondays and Tuesdays, Western Colorado Writers’ Forum, 800 Colorado Ave., work space for writers, coffee and tea, free to members, $5 nonmembers, http://www.westerncoloradowriters.org, 433-6800.
Grand Junction Chess Club, 6:30–10:30 p.m. Mondays, Starbucks, in the Safeway store, Patterson and 29 roads, players of all ability levels welcome, 243-1073.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, 2 p.m. Mondays, Mind Springs Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 257-0891.
Wild Mustangs Toastmasters, 4:45 p.m. Mondays, Veterans Affairs Hospital, 2121 North Ave., Room 3204, 241-1192.
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.
Women’s meeting, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 242-7513.
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.
Tuesday, Nov. 26
Thunder Mountain Camera Club, 7 p.m. the Artist Haven, 240 North Ave., program by Rob Kurtzman, 260-7488.
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.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, 1:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of each month, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., No. B1, 256-1274.
Fruita Lions Club, 6 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, Judy’s Restaurant, 435 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita, 858-8351.
Mesa Lodge 58 I.O.O.F., 3 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 3002 Interstate 70 Business Loop, No. 1, 523-4355, 523-0379.
Meeting for people with spinal cord injuries, 12:15–1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, entrance 22, in the East-West Conference room, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 243-0251.
Latin-Anglo Alliance, 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, Latin-Anglo Alliance, 760 Winters Ave, 248-3658.
Caregiver Connections support group, 10–11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., for those caring for a loved one, either directly or indirectly, 260-8931.
Clifton Senior Citizens, noon Tuesdays, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-0803, 434-3905.
TOPS CO458, Take off Pounds Sensibly, 4:30–6 p.m. Tuesdays, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, Morland Hall, park on south side of church, 314-2885.
Grand Junction Lions Club, noon Tuesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 241-8852.
Grand Mesa Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, rehearsal 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, all women welcome to visit, membership information 314-6103, 241-5438, performance information 858-4839, grandmesachorus.org.
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, Nov. 27
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.
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.
Mesa County Child Protection Team, 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Ave., 241-8480.
Alateen meeting, 3–4 p.m. Wednesdays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1425 N. Fifth St.; 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St.
Grand Junction Rotary Club, Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 245-0031.
Overcoming Roadblocks, for men and women, receive life skills training, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Wednesdays, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 242-7513.
Thursday, Nov. 28
Seventh annual Turkey Trot, 9 a.m., Main Street, $25 ages 16 and older, $15 ages 5–15, younger than 5 free, proceeds benefit Toys for Tots, Colorado Professional Firefighters Foundation and local fund for sick or injured firefighters and their families, register gjturkeytrot.org, 560-4616.
The Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving dinner, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Elks Lodge, 249 S. Fourth St., all welcome, 242-7513.
Friday, Nov. 29
Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, 7 p.m. Fridays, 1600 Ute Ave., 985-0350.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Redlands Mesa Golf Club, 2235 W. Ridges Blvd., 263-9270.
Saturday, Nov. 30
Grand Junction Outing Club, hike Devil’s Canyon Area, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
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.