Weekly Planner, Oct 14, 2012
Sunday, Oct. 14
Vestafjell Lodge of the Sons of Norway annual Torsk and Kjottbolle (baked cod and Norwegian meatball) meal, 2 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3133 F Road, bring a gift or practical item for the silent auction, 245-5649, 242-3396.
The Adrian Empire, 10 a.m. second Sunday of each month, Red Rock Archery, 3193 Hall Ave, 314-2627, 260-4634.
The Organic Gardening group, 2 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, Oct. 15
Grand Junction Outing Club, road biking, meet 9:30 a.m. Monday, Cold Shivers, Colorado National Monument, to ride along Rim Rock Drive; road biking, meet 8 a.m Tuesday, Orchard Mesa City Market, ride Delta to Olathe, lunch in Olathe; hike Saturday, Tower Arch in Moab, Utah, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Support groups, hosted by The Parenting Place of Western Colorado, eight-week sessions, Wobbly Walkers, for parents of children 12–18 months, 10:30 a.m. Mondays, beginning Oct. 15; Infant group, for parents of children 4–7 months, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays beginning Oct. 16; Creepers and Crawlers for parents of children 7–12 months, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Oct. 17, 516 N. 15th St., $40 per session, partial scholarships available, register 241-7312, 254-8240.
Orchard Mesa Lions Club, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 242-0860.
Appleton 4-H, 7 p.m. third Monday of each month, Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, 242-0097.
Free blood pressure check, 11 a.m.–noon, third Monday of each month, Grand View Apartments, 1501 N. First St., 243-9844, ext. 2.
Rainbow for Girls Grand Junction Assembly No. 12, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 434-4608, 434-0711.
Toastmaster Club, 4:45 p.m. Mondays, Veterans Affairs Hospital, 2121 North Ave., Room 3204, 424-0487.
Anorexia and Bulimia Group, 6:15 p.m. Mondays, The Alpha Center, 1170 Colorado Ave., 241-2948.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
“Pass the Jug,” children’s activity dramatizing the concept of water as a limited resource that must be shared among a variety of users, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 and 2 p.m. Oct. 17, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, First Street and Gunnison Ave., 243-4222.
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus guest night, 7–9:30 p.m., Northeast Christian Church, 2001 Patterson Road, guest nights are Oct. 16, 23 and 30, men of all ages who like to sing encouraged to visit, 255-9992, bookcliff.groupanizer.com.
Are there surgical options for treating sleep apnae? discussion with speaker Dr. James Merrell, 5:30–6:30 p.m., Hospice Care Center, 3090 B N. 12th St., lower level conference room, 257-1565.
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 Cancer Support Group, 6–7:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Office Building, 425 Patterson Road, 242-9593.
Friends of The Mesa County Public Library District, 4 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 243-4783.
HEARTBEAT/Survivors After Suicide, 7-9 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 985-4551, 243-2467.
TOPS CO458, Take off Pounds Sensibly, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 242-0881.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Real Estate Investors Network, 7 p.m., Grand Junction Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, $10 at the door, first time visitors free, one-year membership $65, 433-4312.
Chipeta Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society, 7 p.m. Montrose United Methodist Church, 19 S. Park Ave., Montrose, speaker Bob Dundas, Arizona Site Steward, presents “Archaeological Border Wars,” 249-6250.
Business Networking International Mesa Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, The Egg and I Restaurant, 120 W. Park Drive, Suite H, 216-1743.
Mystery Book Club, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, discuss “And Then There Were None,” by Agatha Christies, 243-5113.
Grand Junction Geological Society, monthly general meeting, 7:30 p.m., Saccomanno Hall, Colorado Mesa University campus, guest speaker AAPG distinguished lecturer Rusty Riese will speak on “Ethics and Oil Spills,” 245-2609, gjgs.org.
Infant/Toddler CPR workshop, not for certification in CPR, 1:30–2:30 p.m. and 6–7 p.m., The Parenting Place, 1505 Chipeta Ave., $15, preregistration required, 254-8240, 241-7312.
Community Cat Care, 6 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., lower level, new volunteers always welcome.
Scrabble Club, 6 p.m. first and third Wednesday of the month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, First Street and Gunnison Avenue, 243-4442.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Western Slope Conservative Alliance, bonus meeting, 6:30 p.m., city of Grand Junction auditorium, 250 N. Fifth St., director of the Heritage Foundation James Carafano will discuss what’s happening in the Middle East, 201-9322.
Oral History Program, noon, Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., “50th Anniversary of Operation Foresight,” presented by Priscilla Mangnall, take a lunch, 242-0971, ext. 210.
Allocation of Parental Responsibilities (custody) clinic, for low-income people, 9 a.m.–noon, Mesa County Workforce Center, 2897 North Ave., room 121, must complete an application with Colorado Legal Services, 200 N. Sixth St., Suite 203, $25 or seven hours of community service completed before the clinic, 243-7940, ext. 7.
Brush and Palette Club, 1 p.m., The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., award-winning local artist Bob Martin will present “Simplifying Oils,” public invited.
Breast Cancer Awareness, 3 p.m., The Atrium of Grand Valley, 3260 N. 12th St., discussion on awareness, space limited, RSVP 256-0006.
Balancing Hormones Naturally, 5:30–6:30 p.m., Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., lower level conference room, space limited, register gjusatalks.com.
Weight Watchers meetings, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. Fridays, 104 Orchard Ave., weightwatchers.com.
Assistive Technology of Western Colorado (WesTAC) open house, 4–6 p.m., 2897 North Ave., Module 3A, 248-0876.
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, Oct. 19
St. Mary’s Stroke Support Group, 1–2:30 p.m., Grand Mesa Room, St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, language pathologist Kyle Gardner will discuss stroke-related speech difficulties, 298-1929.
Western Slope VFCW retirees, 1 p.m. third Friday of each month, Starvin Arvin’s, 752 Horizon Drive, 243-1934, 858-4569.
Saturday, Oct. 20
Vegetarian Society of Western Colorado, Grand junction Area Branch, potluck, gather 5:30 p.m., eat 6 p.m., Lakeside Community Room, 315 Lakeside Drive, theme is “A World of Possibilities — Plant-Based Eating Around the World,” take an ethnic vegan dish, the recipe, your own place setting and beverage, 255-0417, http://www.vegetariansocietyofcolorado.org.
Two River Sams Chapter, Good Sam RV Club, 1 p.m., call 248-9846 or 261-8817 for location.
Operation Interdependence fundraiser for postage to send holiday boxes to troops overseas, 9 a.m.–noon, 2944 Interstate 70 Business Loop, (29 1/2 Road and North Avenue), candy pumpkins, candy corn, chocolate and more, http://www.oidelivers.org, 523-4217.
Ula and Dark Chocolate, 2 p.m., The Atrium, 3260 N. 12th St., accordion music and desserts to follow, RSVP 256-0006.
Mount Garfield Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution Card and Games Benefit, 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, door prizes, finger foods, $8 per person, 243-7374.
Paws and Pies, fundraising, adoption and micro-chipping event to benefit Roice-Hurst Humane Society, Hot Tomato Cafe and Pizzeria, 124 N. Mulberry St., pet adoption 11 a.m.–3 p.m., dog training demonstrations 11:30–2:30 p.m., low-cost micro-chipping 11 a.m.–2 p.m., proceeds from restaurant sales will go to Roice-Hurst, 986-5819.
Vision Education Expo, hosted by Lions International, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., The Commons of Hilltop, 625 27 1/2 Road, in the Garden Room, vendors and organizations providing information on vision and eyesight resources, 244-0690.
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.