Weekly Planner, March 21, 2010
Sunday, March 21
Snowshoe Walks at Black Canyon, Black Canyon National Park, 10346 Highway 347, Montrose, 1 p.m., meet at the South Rim Visitor Center, limited number of snowshoes available, call to reserve a pair, 249-1914, http://www.nps.gov/blca.
Knights of Columbus Council 13621 pancake breakfast, 790 26 1/2 Road, 8 a.m.-noon, $5 adults, $3 ages 6-12, under 6 free, proceeds benefit the fund for local charities in the Grand Valley, 260-7664.
Monday, March 22
League of Women Voters of Mesa County, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., lower level, 7 p.m., speaker Angie Wickersham with Mesa County Juvenile Justice, 241-7575.
Be a Google Guru: Google search, maps images and more computer class, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 6 p.m., space limited, registration required, 243-4442.
Senior cribbage, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., Monday and Tuesday, 243-7408.
Senior computer class, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 10:30 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior bingo, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 1 p.m., 243-7408.
Fruitvale Lions Club, Omar’s Catering, 801 N. First St., 7 p.m., 434-4736.
Palisade Chapter 90, Order of Eastern Star, Palisade Masonic Temple, Fifth and Kluge streets, Palisade, 7:30 p.m., 523-0901.
New Voice Club, Monterey Park Apartments, 999 Bookcliff Ave., 12:30 p.m., 242-9593.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 2 p.m., 257-0891.
Gamblers Anonymous, The Meeting Place, 1938 N. First St., 6:30 p.m., 242-6348.
Western Colorado Flute Association, Bookcliff Middle School, 540 29 1/4 Road, 7 p.m., 434-7353, 242-8017.
GriefShare, Fellowship Church, 765 24 Road, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 434-9473.
Anorexia and Bulimia Group, The Alpha Center, 1170 Colorado Ave., 6:15 p.m., 241-2948.
Tuesday, March 23
Trigger Point Therapy workshop, presented by New Life Chiropractic, 2532 Patterson Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., call to reserve a seat, 254-2954.
Thunder Mountain Camera Club, River of Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, 6:30 p.m., program will be winners of a national PSA contest, 260-7488.
Modification/Contempt clinic, sponsored by the Pro Bono Project of Mesa County Inc., Mesa County Justice Center, 125 N. Spruce St., Courtroom No. 6, 9 a.m., applicant must meet federal guidelines for low income and complete an application with Colorado Legal Services, 200 N. Sixth St., before date of clinic, 243-7940, ext. 108, http://www.probonomc.org.
Basic computer skills part I class, Fruita Branch Mesa County Libraries, 325 E. Aspen Ave., 9:30-11:30 a.m., space limited, registration required, 243-4442.
Herb Bacon Travel Lecture Series, learn about Patagonia, Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., noon, free to the public, donations accepted, 242-0971, ext. 214, http://www.museumofwesternco.org.
Senior pool tournament, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., Tuesday and Friday, 243-7408.
Senior bingo, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday, 243-7408.
Mesa Lodge 58 IOOF, The Roper Music Hall, 130 N. Fifth St., 7:30 p.m., 523-4355, 523-0379.
Meeting for people with spinal cord injuries, entrance 22, in the East-West Conference room, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 12:15-1:30 p.m., 243-0251.
Grand Valley Rose Society, chapter of the American Rose Society, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House, 655 Struthers Ave., 7 p.m., 858-9431.
TOPS CO458, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 5:30 p.m., 242-0881.
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus, Holy Family Catholic School, 786 26 1/2 Road, 7 p.m., 242-8643, 314-7202.
Thunder Mountain Pipe Band, 7-9 p.m., 245-5309.
Wednesday, March 24
Kiwanis Golden K Club of Grand Junction annual chili dinner, Redlands Middle School, 2200 Broadway, 5:45 p.m., chili or potato soup, tossed salad, drinks and homemade brownies, $6, drawings for wooden toys, silent auction, 245-9081.
Family Law Clinic, sponsored by Pro Bono Project of Mesa County, to assist the public in completing dissolution and APR (custody) pro-se (do-it-yourself) court forms, Fruita Civic Center Rotary Room, 325 E. Aspen Ave., 6-8 p.m., $25 or seven hour approved community service, completed before the clinic, registration required, 243-7940, ext. 108, http://www.probonomc.org.
Cruise to Mopars at The Strip, Las Vegas, meet and greet, Pine Country Trailer Sales, 2520 U.S. Highway 6&50, cars traveling to Las Vegas will gather for pre-cruise fun/food, 241-1815, 434-7756.
Beginning Microsoft Excel computer class, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 9 a.m., space limited, registration required, 243-4442.
Senior ladies pool, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior card social, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior pinochle, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 1 p.m., 243-7408.
Dissolution (divorce) clinic for married individuals with children, assistance by Colorado Legal Service staff in completion of divorce pro se (do-it-yourself) court forms, Mesa County Workforce Building, 2897 North Ave., Modular 3B, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $25 or seven hours approved community service completed before the clinic, space limited register, 243-7940, ext. 108, http://www.probonomc.org.
Building Blocks in Relationships, 7-9 p.m., 245-4490.
Macho Men, (Men Against Cancer Helping Others), at Java City, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 5-6:30 p.m., 244-2254.
Grand Junction Business Association, Talley’s, 623 Main St., 7:30 a.m., 245-8484.
S ‘n’ B Ladies Low Vision Support Group, arts, crafts, food, fun and field trips, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., 241-0315, http://www.cfigj.org.
Thursday, March 25
Career Connections Career Fair, Mesa State College, Saunders Fieldhouse, 9 a.m-3 p.m.
Google Tips for Genealogists computer class, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 9 a.m., space limited, registration required, 243-4442.
Be a Google Guru: Google search, maps images and more computer class, Clifton Branch Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, Unit 6F, 2 p.m., space limited, registration required, 243-4442.
Senior canasta, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. Friday, 243-7408.
Senior pokeno, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., noon, 243-7408.
Senior Deuces Wild, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 4 p.m., 243-7408.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, Gem and Mineral Clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, 7:30 p.m., 243-1030.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary No. 595, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 7:30 p.m., 523-0950.
American Legion Post 37, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, noon, 256-7950.
Mending Hearts Support Group, adult grief support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, Historic Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 2-3:30 p.m., 254-0891.
Senior dining with Gray Gourmet, noon, Monterey Park Apartments Escalante Hall, 999 Bookcliff Ave.; Independence Village, 225 N. Coulson, Fruita; Ratekin Tower Apartments, 875 Main St.; Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St. in Clifton; Grand View Apartments, 1501 N. First St., suggested donation $2.50, for ages 60 and older, call at least one business day ahead for meal reservation, 243-9844, ext. 1.
Thursday Senior Potluck, International Order of Oddfellows Fruita Hall, 156 Park Square, Fruita, noon, $3 donation, 858-0360.
Grand Valley Networking Group, Dale Realty, 3096 Interstate 70 Business Loop, Unit E, noon-1 p.m., membership $50, guests visit free, 523-0303.
Friday, March 26
Hilltop’s 60th anniversary open house, 1331 Hermosa Ave., 4-7 p.m., refreshments served, presentation to Sally Schaefer at 5:30 p.m., 242-4400.
Senior paint class, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Senior bridge, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 12:45 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, 243-7408.
Masonic Lodge 173 A.F. and A.M. Stated Communication, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 7:30 p.m., 242-0120.
Saturday, March 27
SAT/ACT Prep Day for teens, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., noon-4 p.m., online and print practice tests will be available in the Programming Room, 243-4442.
BellyTalk, guest speaker and discussion series for women of childbearing age, Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, 9 a.m., speakers Karen Pramenko and Brittany Dunn on “Empowered Birth: Home and Hospital,” 9 a.m., $5, tickets at http://www.BellyTalk.Eventbrite.com, space limited, snacks and child care, 242-5094.
Basic computer skills part II class, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 9 a.m., space limited, registration required, 243-4442.
Artspace Saturday Series, Workshops for Entrepreneurs, in room 205, Alpine Bank building, 225 N. Fifth St., 9:45-11:15 a.m., 640-8177.
Senior bridge class, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave., 9 a.m., 243-7408.
Deepening Your Practice with Monica Cullinane, Academy of Yoga, 102 S. Fifth St., 1-4 p.m., $45, space limited, 683-0166, http://www.academyofyoga.com.
Grand Junction Outing Club, hike Ute Canyon, 462-5598.
Painting Oil Landscapes workshop, with Dan Young, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., March 27-28, hosted by Brush and Palette Club, $150 members, $175 nonmembers, 245-7382
Shire of Wetgate Pass, north end, Sherwood Park, 200 Glenwood Ave., 11 a.m., ages 14 and older welcome, 640-5966, 773-1686.
River City Singles Breakfast Club, Talley’s, 623 Main St., 10 a.m., 245-4995.