Weekly Planner, Nov. 28, 2010
Monday, Nov. 29
PEO Reciprocity, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 3888 27 1/2 Road, 9:30 a.m., all unaffiliates invited to attend, 243-8876.
Crossroads United Methodist Church’s Rapture Ringers Youth Choir book fair, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., 243-5113.
Overeaters Anonymous, Unity Church, 3025 N. 12th St., use the lower parking lot entrance, Mondays, 7 p.m.; Tuesdays, noon; Thursdays, noon and 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m., 263-4496.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 2 p.m. Mondays, 257-0891.
Beginning Microsoft PowerPoint class, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 6 p.m., space limited, registration required, 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.
Rocky Mountain Business Network, business networking group, Rocky Mountain West Insurance office, 1000 N. Ninth St., Suite 26, 7:30 a.m. Mondays, 778-3207.
GriefShare, Fellowship Church, 765 24 Road, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, 434-9473.
Rio Grande Chapter National Railway Historical Society, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, 7:30 p.m. fifth Monday of each month, 434-6393.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Church of the Nativity, 3273 F Road, Clifton, 7 p.m. Mondays, 201-1133.
Western Colorado Flute Association, Bookcliff Middle School, 540 29 1/4 Road, 7 p.m. Mondays, 434-7353, 242-8017.
A Writer’s Space, Western Colorado Writers’ Forum, 800 Colorado Ave., 9 a.m.-noon Mondays and Tuesdays, work space for writers, coffee and tea, free to members, $5 nonmembers, http://www.westerncoloradowriters.blogspot.com, 433-6800.
Tuesday, Nov. 30
East Middle School book fair, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., 243-5113.
Senior dining with Gray Gourmet, Senior Recreation Center, 550 Ouray Ave.; Monterey Park Apartments Escalante Hall, 999 Bookcliff Ave.; Independence Village, 225 N. Coulson, Fruita; Ratekin Tower Apartments, 875 Main St.; Grand View Apartments, 1501 N. First St., noon. Tuesdays, suggested donation $3, for ages 60 and older, call at least one business day ahead for meal reservation, 243-9844, ext. 1.
55 plus Low-Vision Group, free program includes chair exercises, arts, crafts and educational seminar for men and women ages 55 and old with low vision, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, transportation provided and $2 lunch available, space is limited, 241-0315, ext. 21, http://www.cfigj.org.
Celebrate Recovery, Canyon View Vineyard Church, 736 24 1/2 Road, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 210-5626.
Grand Junction Lions Club, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., noon Tuesdays, 241-8852.
Public Service Pioneers/Retirees, 8:45 a.m. fifth Tuesday of each month, 242-4368.
Medicare annual Open Enrollment Event, offered by Mesa County RSVP Senior Health Insurance Assistance Project (SHIP), RSVP Community Room, 422 White Ave., lower level U.S. Bank Building, 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m., event is primarily for Medicare Part D information and enrollment, no complex issues at this time, take complete list of prescriptions including dosages and current insurance cards, 243-9839.
River City Singles Brunch Bunch, Denny’s Restaurant, 710 Horizon Drive, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, 245-1821.
Men Against Violence support group, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 234-4357.
Grand Junction-Sayre Toastmasters Club 1671, St. Mary’s Hospital Life Center, 1100 Patterson Road, 6:45 a.m. Tuesdays, 434-7594.
Wednesday, Dec. 1
Mesa County Medical Society Alliance book fair, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., 243-5113.
Grand Valley Woodcarvers Club, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 6 p.m. third Wednesday of each month.; 6 p.m. first Wednesday of each month.; 1 p.m. fourth Wednesday of each month.; 1 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, 523-8773, 257-1549, 245-8817.
Eating Disorder Group Therapy, River of Life Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 210-1879.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Elks Lodge No. 575, 249 S. Fourth St., 8 p.m. third Wednesday of each month; 8 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, 243-0675.
Palisade Art Lovers, Palisade Veterans Memorial Community Center, 120 W. Eighth St., Palisade, 9-10 a.m. third Wednesday of each month.; 9-10 a.m. first Wednesday of each month, 434-6191.
TOPS 82, Northeast Christian Church, 2001 Patterson Road, 9 a.m. Wednesdays, 242-8546.
Hep C Connection, Hepatitis C support group, building A, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 5:15-6:45 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, 208-4507.
Colorado Mountain Club — Western Colorado Hiking Group, American National Bank, 131 N. Sixth St., 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, 242-7411.
Feeling Fun, Center for Independence’s recreational group for individuals with visual impairment, 740 Gunnison Ave., 3-4:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, 4-5:30 p.m.; third Wednesday of the month, 4-5:30 p.m., activities include shuffleboard, crafts, walks in local parks, board games, card games and more, cost of activity depends on what’s planned for the day, register, 241-0315, ext. 22, http://www.cfigj.org.
Mesa County Child Protection Team, Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Ave., 7 a.m. Wednesdays, 241-8480.
Veterans benefits seminar, Mesa View Retirement Community, 601 Horizon Place, 4 p.m., learn about the little-known VA Aid & Attendance program, RSVP 241-0772.
Thursday, Dec. 2
Orchard Avenue Elementary book fair, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., 243-5113.
Thursday Senior Potluck, International Order of Oddfellows Fruita Hall, 156 Park Square, Fruita, noon Thursdays. $3 donation, 858-0360.
Western Equality, Margery Building, 523 1/2 Main St., 6 p.m. first Thursday of each month, 242-8949.
DivorceCare, Christian focus support group for divorced or separated individuals, Parish Nurse Community Outreach Center, 1138-A Hill Ave., 7 p.m. Thursdays, 242-2015.
Suicide support group, to understand suicide, loss from suicide, or know about resources in the community, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month; 10 a.m. third Monday of each month, 683-6626.
Business Buddies, Martin Mortuary, 550 North Ave., 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursdays networking, guests welcome, 245-3995.
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. Thursdays, 254-0891.
Caregiver Connections, support group for caregivers to learn about available resources and to connect with others facing similar situations, Historic Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 10-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, 254-0891.
Rotaract Club of Grand Junction, a service club for young professionals, 348 Main St., noon third Thursday of each month; noon first Thursday of each month, 255-3840.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, Alzheimer’s Association Office, 2232 N. Seventh St., Suite B1, 256-1274.
Grand Junction Horizon-Sunrise Rotary, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, 7:20 a.m. Thursdays, $15, 270-5898.
Friday, Dec. 3
Redlands Rotary Club, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, 2299 W. Ridges Blvd., noon Fridays, 255-7000.
River City Singles FAC, in the lounge, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, 5 p.m. Fridays, 248-9211.
Thunder Mountain Elementary book fair, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., 243-5113.
Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, 1600 Ute Ave., 7 p.m. Fridays, 985-0350.
Saturday, Dec. 4
Who Are You? Fun with DNA, John McConnell Math and Science Center, 2660 Unaweep Ave., in conjunction with the Forensics Identification Group Inc., 10 a.m. to noon, $5 members, $7 nonmembers, 254-1626.
Palisade Masonic Lodge, Palisade Masonic Temple, Fifth and Kluge streets, Palisade, 10 a.m. first Saturday of each month, 464-5720.
Grand Junction Outing Club, Cross-country ski or hike, 245-5878.
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