Weekly Planner, Sept. 29, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 29
The Scleroderma Foundation — Rocky Mountain Chapter first Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma 3k/5k Walk, registration 11 a.m., walk noon, Canyon View Park, http://www.scleroderma.org/steppingoutgrandjunction, 303-806-6686.
Thigunawat 10k Trail Run, 3k Team Adventure Run and Kid’s Obstacle Fun Run, Color Sunday Adventure Challenge, benefit for Powderhorn Racing Club and Western Slope Center for Children, colorsundaychallenge.com, 245-3788.
Monday, Sept. 30
Grand Junction Outing Club, road biking, meet 9 a.m. Monday, Cold Shivers, Colorado National Monument; road biking, meet Tuesday, Fruita City Hall, ride to Highline Lake; mountain biking, meet 9 a.m. Thursday, Orchard Mesa City Market, ride the Rime Trail to Uncompahgre Plateau; road biking meet 9 a.m. Friday, Colorado National Monument Visitor Center; hike Saturday, fall colors mystery hike, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Free clinic on Landlord-Tenant Issues, hosted by The Pro Bono Project of Mesa County, 9–11:30 a.m., Garden Room at the Commons, 625 27 1/2 Road, presented by attorney Annie Deprey Murphy, register 424-5748.
Wii for All, afternoon of gaming and challenging, 2 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.
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.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, 2 p.m. Mondays, Mind Springs Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 257-0891.
Tuesday, Oct. 1
Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s: Early Detection Matters, 10 a.m.–noon, Daylight Donuts, 1410 North Ave., register 256-1274.
The Future of Mental Health Care, presented by Dr. Neil Nedley, 7 p.m., Seventh-day Adventist Church, 730 Mesa Ave., public welcome, 628-4556.
Support group for people with head and neck cancer, 6:30–8 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Colorado West Otolaryngologist, 426 Patterson Road, Suite 503, St. May’s Hospital Physician Tower, 245-2400.
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.
German American Club of Western Colorado, 6:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, The Atrium, 3260 N. 12th St., in the activities room, 242-2657, 243-9295, 255-9266.
Family Peer Group, for family members of combat veterans dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, addictions, family issues and more, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Grand Junction Vet Center, 2472 F Road, Unit 16, 245-4156.
Western Colorado Astronomy Club, 7 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Colorado Mesa University, 1100 North Ave., 216-5744, 242-1721.
The Compassionate Friends, 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., 434-3822, 242-2391.
Grand Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services meeting of the board of directors, 3 p.m., Western Colorado Community College-Bishop Campus, 2508 Blichmann Ave., Youngblood Building, Lecture Theater, 255-2603.
Wednesday, Oct. 2
Mesa Fiber Arts Guild, noon, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, Melissa Armstrong will present on finished knitted and woven works with crocheted edgings, 818-269-9948, mesafiberartsguild.org.
Sci Fi Book Club, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, discuss “Libriomancer,” by Jim C. Hines, 243-5113.
Colorado Mountain Club — Western Colorado Hiking Group, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, American National Bank, 131 N. Sixth St., 242-7411.
Beta Sigma Phi, Grand Junction City Council, 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Bray Education Center, 640 Belford Ave., 260-5685, 434-9873.
Activity Club for People with Disabilities, 5–6 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., 241-0315, ext. 22, http://www.cfigj.org.
Affordable Housing meeting, 9:30–10:30 a.m. first Wednesday of each month, Grand Junction Area Realtors Association, 2743 Crossroads Blvd., 241-7653.
Palisade Art Lovers, 10 a.m.–noon first Wednesday of each month, location varies, 434-6191.
Thursday, Oct. 3
Mesa Fiber Arts Guild, 6–8 p.m., Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., Leah Reynolds will present “Alpacas and Their Fiber,” http://www.horsemountainalpacas.com.
Embroiderers Guild of America Inc., Desert West Chapter, Delta/Montrose, 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month, 242-8140, 874-8413.
Western Equality, 6 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Margery Building, 523 1/2 Main St., 242-8949.
Teen MOPS, 6-8 p.m. second and first Thursday of each month, Clifton Assembly of God, 258 Fifth St., Clifton, 434-6907.
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.
Al-Anon meeting, 7–8 p.m. Thursdays, Sacred Heart Church basement, 433 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-5263.
MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers, 9–11:15 a.m. first and third Thursday of each month, Redlands Community Church, 2327 Broadway, 245-9020.
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.
Friday, Oct. 4
Bike ride, hosted by Palisade Recreation, meet 8 a.m., Town Hall in Palisade, gentle 10–15 mile bike ride along the Colorado Riverfront Trail, registration $4, transportation provided, Grand Junction pick-ups can be pre-arranged, register by Tuesday, 464-5602.
Order of the Azure Rose, Renaissance-era recreation society, 6 p.m., first Friday of each month, http://www.azureroseorder.org, 640-7119.
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, Oct. 5
Routt County gathering, 11 a.m., Palisade Church of the Nazarene, 3595 Front St., Palisade, $2 per person, $4 per family, take your own table setting, drink and one covered dish to share, last name A–G main dish, H–R salad, S–Z dessert, 314-9270.
Strategies for a Peaceful Life Seminar, hosted by The Mesa County Peacemakers, in cooperation with the Association of Conflict Resolution, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Goodwill Industries Community Room, 630 24 1/2 Road, lunch provided by Pizza Hut, door prizes and certificates of attendance, http://www.mesacountypeacemakers.com.
Master Gardener Tree Auction and Plant Sale, sale 9 a.m.–1 p.m., auction 10 a.m., Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park, U-Dig-It sale 7:30–9:30 a.m., at the arboretum, proceeds benefit the Master Gardener Program, snacks and a free table, donations accepted.
Walk 4 Life, 30th anniversary, hosted by Junior Service League, check in and parking 7:30–8 .m., walk opening ceremony and walk 8–10 a.m., JC Penney Wing, Mesa Mall, $20 per walker, all proceeds fun breast cancer awareness, education and detection, 243-7790, jslgj.com.
Altrusa annual yard sale (rescheduled from Sept. 14), 8 a.m.–3 p.m., The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., in the parking lot, proceeds benefit The Art Center, 243-7337.
Pro Second Amendment Committee’s Informed Gun Owners Conference, forum for School District 51 School Board candidates, 1 p.m., Sherwood Park, Juniper Shelter, refreshments served, public invited, 234-5557.
Marine Corps League, 10 a.m. first Saturday of each month, VFW Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., 208-4614, 929-5238.
Blue Lodge Masons, Palisade Masonic Lodge No. 125, 10 a.m. first Saturday of each month, 2400 Consistory Court, in Grand Junction, 245-5312.
The Western Colorado Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., first Saturday of each month, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., lunch provided after the meeting, 241-0315, ext. 12.