Weekly Planner, June 16, 2013
Sunday, June 16
Father’s Day barbecue, 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Spoons Bistro and Bakery, 3090 N. 12th St., proceeds benefit HopeWest (formerly Hospice), 241-2212.
Grand Junction Move to Amend group public workshop and presentation on Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule, 7–9 p.m., Wraps on Main, 150 W. Main St., 707-269-0984, http://www.MoveToAmend.org.
Knights of Columbus Council 13621 pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m.–noon, third Sunday of each month, 790 26 1/2 Road, $5 adults, $3 ages 6-12, younger than 6 free, proceeds benefit the fund for local charities, 260-7664.
Monday, June 17
Orchard Mesa Lions Club, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, A Taste of Heaven Catering, 2817 North Ave., 242-0860.
Living Well After Treatment, 5–6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Oncology Conference Room, designed to support and educate people as they finish active cancer treatment, 298-7500.
Suicide support group, to understand suicide, loss from suicide, or know about resources in the community, 7 p.m. first Thursday of each month; 10 a.m. third Monday of each month, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., 683-6626.
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.
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.
Appleton 4-H, 7 p.m. third Monday of each month, Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, 242-0097.
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.
A Writer’s Space, 9 a.m.–noon Mondays and Tuesdays, Western Colorado Writers’ Forum, 800 Colorado Ave., work space for writers, coffee and tea, free to members, $5 nonmembers, http://www.westerncoloradowriters.org, 433-6800.
Grand Junction Chess Club, 6:30–10:30 p.m. Mondays, Starbucks, in the Safeway store, Patterson and 29 roads, players of all ability levels welcome, 243-1073.
Tuesday, June 18
HEARTBEAT/Survivors After Suicide, 7–9 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 985-4551, 243-2467.
Ladies who do Lunch Bunch, noon, Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, potluck, discuss “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” by Diane Ackerman, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
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 Friends, breast cancer support group, 6–7:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Entrance 25, Reflection Room, 298-7500..
Order of the Eastern Star, Sunshine Chapter No. 53, 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0566, 256-9750.
Grand Valley Kennel Club, 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 241-8499, 314-9247.
Beta Tau Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month; 7 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, 256-0421, 243-0409.
Mesa County Executive Fair Board, 5:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, Sagebrush Room, 255-7100.
Wednesday, June 19
Western Slope Non-smoking Singles Inc., dine-out, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Old Chicago, 120 North Ave., call Winnie, 589-9309 by Tuesday for reservations, guests welcome with reservations; potluck, 1 p.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, games to follow, 434-5277.
The Mystery Book Club, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, discuss “Jar City,” by Arnaldur Indridason, 243-5113.
Grand Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services, budget adoption and regular meeting of the board of directors, 4 p.m., Western Colorado Community College-Bishop Campus, 2508 Blichmann Ave., Building A, Lecture Theater, 255-2603.
Community Cat Care, 6 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, lower level conference room, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., new volunteers always welcome, 245-5675.
Grand Valley Blue Star Mothers, support meeting, 7 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., http://www.gvbluestarmothers.org.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, 8 p.m. first and third Wednesday of each month, Elks Lodge No. 575, 249 S. Fourth St., 243-0675.
Mesa County Child Protection Team, 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Western Slope Center for Children, 259 Grand Ave., 241-8480.
Thursday, June 20
Oral History Program, “Coal Mining in Palisade,” presented by Bennett Young and Harry Talbot, noon, Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., take a lunch, 242-0971, ext. 210.
Two-day, hands-on canning workshop, hosted by Colorado State University Extension, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Central Orchard Mesa Community Church, day one covers canning basics and water bath canning procedures; day two covers pickling and pressure canning procedures, $50 for both days (includes “So Easy to Preserve” cookbook) or $25 for one day, cookbook not included, pre-registration required 244-1834.
Advanced Directives, hosted by Colorado Legal Services Senior Legal Assistance Program and Pro Bono Project of Mesa County, 9:30–11:30 a.m., Mesa County Courthouse,, multi-purpose room, 544 Rood Ave., seating limited, register 424-5748.
E-Reader How-to Program, 10:30–11 a.m., Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, 285-9870, http://www.gcpld.org.
Christian motorcycle riders group, 6:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Starvin’ Arvin’s in Clifton, 250-7485.
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) support group, 7 p.m. third Thursday of each month, First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., families and friends of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender persons welcome, P.O. Box 4904, Grand Junction 81502.
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.
Friday, June 21
NOOK Club, Simple Touch and 1st Edition, 2–4 p.m. or 6–8 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, sign-up required, 243-5113.
Western Slope VFCW retirees, 1 p.m. third Friday of each month, Starvin Arvin’s, 752 Horizon Drive, 243-1934, 858-4569.
Stroke Support Group, 1 p.m. third Friday of each month, St. Mary’s Hospital Life Center, 2686 Patterson Road, Grand Mesa Room, 298-1929.
Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, 7 p.m. Fridays, 1600 Ute Ave., 985-0350.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, 2299 W. Ridges Blvd., 255-7000.
River City Singles FAC, 5 p.m. Fridays, DoubleTree by Hilton, 743 Horizon Drive, in the lounge, 424-2545.
Saturday, June 22
Fifth annual Children With Hope 5k/10k Run & Walk, 7:30 a.m., Wingate Elementary School, 351 S. Camp Road, register through June 20, http://www.CWHrace.com.
Grand Valley School reunion, class of 1963, Cottonwood Park in Parachute, coffee and donuts 10 a.m., potluck noon, take your favorite dish to share, a beverage, lawn chairs and table; coffee, plates, napkins and utensils provided, 589-9926.
Vegan Life Colorado, Grand Junction branch’s vegan potluck, gather 5:30 p.m., eat 6 p.m., Community Room at Lakeside, 3150 Lakeside Drive, take a dish free of animal products to serve eight, the recipe, your place setting and beverage, discussion will follow on summertime veg (or otherwise) reading — what delicious books are your food for thought, “show and tell” your book selections, 255-0417, 245-8315, http://www.veganlifecolorado.org.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Parachute Post 5485, 7:30 a.m. second and fourth Saturday of each month, Parachute Senior Center, 540 N. Parachute Ave., Parachute, 285-7540.
Cars ‘n Coffee for auto enthusiasts, 7–10 a.m. Saturdays, Spoons Bistro and Bakery, 3090 N. 12th St., all types of vehicles welcome, benefits the Hospice program, http://www.grandvalleyknights.com, 462-6762.