Weekly Planner, Oct. 21, 2012
Sunday, Oct. 21
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, Oct. 22
Grand Junction High School class of 1958 lunch, 11:30 a.m., Rib City Grill in Fruita, 242-1270, 241-2461.
Fall seminar series, Natural Resources of the West: Water and Drought, 4–5:15 p.m., Wubben Science room 141, Saccomanno Lecture Hall, Colorado Mesa University, “Drought in Colorado water law + new tools to address environmental needs,” presented by Amy Beatie, with Colorado Water Trust, 248-1968.
Now What? cancer survivor group, 4–5:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Entrance 25, 298-2351.
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 Valley Rebekah Lodge No. 40, 7:30 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, 245-0694, 434-5161.
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.blogspot.com, 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.
Toastmaster Club, 4:45 p.m. Mondays, Veterans Affairs Hospital, 2121 North Ave., Room 3204, 424-0487.
Anorexia and Bulimia Group, 6:15 p.m. Mondays, The Alpha Center, 1170 Colorado Ave., 241-2948.
Grand Junction Outing Club, road biking, Monday and Tuesday, Colorado National Monument; mountain biking Thursday, the Adobes; hike Saturday, Liberty Cap/Corkscrew, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Thunder Mountain Camera Club, 7 p.m., River of Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, monthly competition results will be reviewed and discussed for the category “In Motion,” 260-7488.
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus guest night, for men of all ages who like to sing, 7 p.m., Northeast Christian Church, 2001 Patterson Road, 255-9992, http://www.bookcliff.groupanizer.com.
Meeting for people with spinal cord injuries, 12:15–1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, entrance 22, in the East-West Conference room, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 243-0251.
Latin-Anglo Alliance, 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday of each month, Latin-Anglo Alliance, 760 Winters Ave, 248-3658.
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.
Clifton Senior Citizens, noon Tuesdays, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 434-0803, 434-3905.
Men Against Violence support group, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 234-4357.
Grand Mesa Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, rehearsal 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, ages 16 and older welcome visit and audition, membership 255-9419, performance 858-4839, http://www.grandmesachorus.org.
Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, 433-7217.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Keep Your Green Thumb Busy, educational seminar presented by Bookcliff Gardens, 10–11:30 a.m., RSVP office, 422 White Ave., learn the secrets of keeping houseplant beautiful and growing herbs inside, seating limited, reserve a space at 243-9839.
Grand Valley Woodcarvers Club, 6 p.m. first and third Wednesday of each month; 1 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 523-8773, 257-1549, 245-8817.
Mesa County Genealogical Society, noon fourth Wednesday of each month, brown bag lunch in the Lloyd Files Library, Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., 434-3409.
Macho Men, (Men Against Cancer Helping Others), 5-6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday of each month, at Java City Coffee Shop, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., entrance 26, 244-2351.
Alateen meeting, 3–4 p.m. Wednesdays, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1425 N. Fifth St.; 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St.
Grand Junction Rotary Club, Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 245-0031.
Eating Disorder Group Therapy, noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, River of Life Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, 210-1879.
Grand Mesa Sertoma Club, noon Wednesdays, 434-8928.
Thursday, Oct. 25
Weight Watchers meetings, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. Fridays, 104 Orchard Ave., WeightWeatchers.com.
Fruita MOPS, 9:30–11:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Canyon West Worship Center, 456 Kokopelli Blvd. No. G, first meeting free, $7 per meeting after, refreshments, crafts, child care, 858-2447.
Alzheimer’s Association Early Stage support group, for persons with early dementia and their caregivers, 5:30 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., No. B1, 256-1274.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary No. 595, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 523-0950.
Redlands Lions Club, 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, 242-3222.
Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, Business Incubator Center, 2591 Legacy Way (B 3/4 Road), all welcome, 244-1625.
Thursday Senior Potluck, noon Thursdays, Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson, Fruita, $3 donation, 858-0360.
Grand Valley Networking Group, noon-1 p.m. Thursdays, Dale Realty, 3096 Interstate 70 Business Loop, Unit E, membership $50, guests visit free, 523-0303.
Grand Junction Horizon-Sunrise Rotary, 7:20 a.m. Thursdays, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, $15, 270-5898.
Friday, Oct. 26
Mesa County Coffee, 7:30–9 a.m., Mumzel’s Coffee, 101 W. Third St., Palisade, County Commissioners Craig Meis and Janet Rowland will be joined by District Attorney Pete Hautzinger, Treasurer Janice Rich, County Administrator Chantal Unfug and Health Department Director Jeff Kuhr, 244-1640.
NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color Club, 6–8 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 243-5113.
Grand Junction High School class of 1942 monthly lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m., last Friday of each month, Village Inn, 757 Horizon Drive, 434-8297.
Masonic Lodge 173 A.F. and A.M. Stated Communication, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.
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.
USA’s Most Scenic Drives, presented by the Adventure Travel Club, 10 a.m., The Atrium of Grand Valley, 3260 N. 12th St., RSVP 256-0006.
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED class presented by the American Red Cross, 8 a.m.–2 p.m., 506 Gunnison Ave., $90, registration required, 800-RED-Cross, redcross.org/takeaclass.
Saturday, Oct. 27
Altrusa of Palisade’s annual free Book Swap and Give-Away, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Palisade Town Plaza, Third and Main streets, Palisade, in conjunction with USA Today’s “Make a Difference” program, drop off books, browse through books to take, no textbooks or encyclopedias, 464-5021.
Roice-Hurst adoption event and dog vaccination clinic, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Fruita Co-op Country, in Fruita, outdoor event for canines only, adoptable dogs from Roice-Hurst, 858-3667, 434-7337.
Artspace educational classes, “Social Media Marketing Part II,” 9:15 a.m.–noon, BuzzTown.com, 441 Main St., $5, RSVP 640-8177; Grant Workshop, 1–2:30 p.m., Alpine Bank building, 225 N. Fifth St., room 205, fee, drop-ins welcome, http://www.artspacecolorado.org.
The Last Run of Your Life, Zombie Infested 5k to benefit the Grant-a-Wish program and kids in the Grand Valley, 4 p.m., Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita, $40 for runners, $10 for zombies (chase the runners trying to eat their brains), sign up at kekbfm.com, on the events tab, T-shirt, swag bag and more, 683-5664, 683-5662.
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.