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.

NRA’s Refuse to be a Victim Seminar, free crime prevention/safety strategy seminar, presented by Pureland Security, a division of S.R.I., 3–6 p.m., Blue Star Industries, space limited, register 270-3203, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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.

League of Women Voters of Montrose County Delta County School Board Candidates Forum, doors open 6:30 p.m., forum 7–9 p.m., Delta Center for Performing Arts, 822 Grand Ave., Delta, town hall format, seating limited, 275-1314, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

Healing Hearts grief group, hosted by HopeWest, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 1–Nov. 19, registration 248-8844, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

Parkinson’s support group, 3:30-5 p.m., first Wednesday of each month, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 241-6316, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

Social Media for Geezers and Boomers, session one of five: Using Facebook to Connect Across Generations, 2–4 p.m., May-Investments, 633 24 Road, Suite B, space limited, RSVP 263-5126, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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.

RotarACT Club of Grand Junction, 6:45–7:40 a.m. first and third Thursday of the month, St. Mary Hospital Pavilion Cancer Center, Entrance 25/26, https://sites.google.com/site/gjrotaractclub, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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.

The Classes Clinking Glasses, class reunion for 1990–99, from Grand Junction, Central, Palisade and Fruita Monument high schools, 7 p.m.–midnight, Clarion Inn, 755 Horizon Drive, advance tickets $40 couples, $15 singles, at the door $50 couples, $30 singles, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or visit Class of 90’s Reunion Facebook page.

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.

Grand Junction High School class of 1961, 70th birthday picnic, 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Long Family Memorial Park, 3117 Patterson Road, reservations .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), catered picnic, wear your orange and black, $20 per person, reservations 243-1110, gjtigers.com/1961.

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.


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