Weekly Planner, April 25, 2010

Sunday, April 25

ShareFest 2010 continues, projects to help neighbors, communities and those in need, 985-1794.

Nar-Anon, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., 2 p.m., 241-7202.

SMART Recovery, Dos Rios Counseling Center, 514 Fruitvale Court, 6:30 p.m., 216-2428, 523-4332.

Monday, April 26

Workshop on garden renovation, presented by Master Gardener and garden designer Kathy Kimbrough, The Commons, 625 27 1/2 Road, 9 a.m.-noon, presentation and hands-on activities, $10, register 244-1834.

New Voice Club, Monterey Park Apartments, 999 Bookcliff Ave., 12:30 p.m., 242-9593.

Palisade Chapter 90, Order of Eastern Star, Palisade Masonic Temple, Fifth and Kluge streets, Palisade, 7:30 p.m., 523-0901.

Fruitvale Lions Club, Omar’s Catering, 801 N. First St., 7 p.m., 434-4736.

National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 2 p.m., 257-0891.

Women’s meeting, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 6:30 p.m., 242-7513.

GriefShare, Fellowship Church, 765 24 Road, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 434-9473.

Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Church of the Nativity, 3273 F Road, Clifton, 7 p.m., 201-1133.

Anorexia and Bulimia Group, The Alpha Center, 1170 Colorado Ave., 6:15 p.m., 241-2948.

Tuesday, April 27

“Ladies, Let’s Talk,” hosted by Mesa County Republican Women, Gala Cafe, 2650 North Ave., No. 107, 5:45-6:45 p.m., topic is “Women in Elected Office,” light refreshments served, $5 donation appreciated, RSVP .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Grand Junction Outing Club, Tuesday road biking, Fruita City Hall to Highline Lake, 263-9031.

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, monthly competition results will be reviewed, 260-7488.

Moms Offering Moms Support (MOMS) Club open house, Sherwood Park, 200 Glenwood Ave., 10 a.m.-noon, support club for stay-at-home moms, 797-1998, http://www.momsclubgjw.us.

Modification/Contempt Clinic, attorney assistance in completion of pro se (do it yourself) court forms, Mesa County Justice Center, 125 N. Spruce St., courtroom No. 6, applicant must complete application with Colorado Legal Services, 200 N. Sixth St. before date of clinic, 243-7940, ext. 108, http://www.probonomc.org.

Public information meeting, Caprock Academy, 640 24 1/2 Road, for grades ninth-10th, 243-1771, http://www.caprockacademy.org.

Candlelight vigil for “Buddy” and other victims of animal abuse, Roice-Hurst Humane Society, 3320 D 1/2 Road, 7 p.m., take a lawn chair, 986-5819.

West Rockies Writers Club, Java Junction, 2401 North Ave., 9:30 a.m.,  888-262-5642, WestRockiesWriters.ning.com.

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.

Celebrate Recovery, Canyon View Vineyard Church, 736 24 1/2 Road, 6:30 p.m., 210-5626.

Alateen, Tree House Teen Bistro, 1505 Chipeta Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 241-8001.

Men Against Violence support group, First Assembly of God, 402 Grand Ave., 7-8:30 p.m., 234-4357.

TOPS CO458, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 5:30 p.m., 242-0881.

Wednesday, April 28

Memory Walk committee meeting, Western Slope Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., Suite B1, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., new and returning volunteers welcome, 256-1274.

Free financial workshop, focusing on building credit, Wells Fargo Bank, 2808 North Ave. 6-7 p.m., 263-2422.

American Girl Club, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 4:30 p.m., 243-5113.

Beginning Microsoft PowerPoint computer class, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 9 a.m., space limited, register 243-4442.

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., $24 or seven hours approved community service completed before the clinic, space limited, register, 243-7940, ext. 108.

Mesa County Genealogical Society, Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., noon, program on church records, take a brown bag lunch, 434-3409.

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.

GrandParents Count, The Resource Center, 1129 Colorado Ave, 6:30 p.m., 244-3838.

Senior dining with Gray Gourmet, noon, 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.; Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton; Grand View Apartments, 1501 N. First St.; Collbran Congregational Church, 2003 W. High St., Collbran; De Beque Senior Center, 381 Minter, De Beque, suggested donation $2.50, for ages 60 and older, call at least one business day ahead for meal reservation, 243-9844, ext. 1.

Grand Junction Business Association, Talley’s, 623 Main St., 7:30 a.m., 245-8484.

DivorceCare, seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced, video seminars featuring experts on divorce and recovering, Loma Community Church, 1307 Garfield, Loma, 7-9 p.m., 858-7147, 858-9890.

Thursday, April 29

Grand Junction Outing Club Thursday Mountain biking, The Adobes, 255-8517, 243-7645.

Be a Google Guru: Google Search, Maps, Images and more, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 9 a.m., space limited, register 243-4442.

Introduction to the Internet: Internet Basics and Searching, Clifton Branch Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, No. 6F, 2 p.m., space limited, register 243-4442.

Business Networking International Monument Chapter, DMT Catering, 104 Orchard Ave., 7 a.m., 858-2411.

Thursday Senior Potluck, International Order of Oddfellows Fruita Hall, 156 Park Square, Fruita, noon, $3 donation, 858-0360.

Horizon-Sunrise Rotary of Grand Junction, breakfast meeting, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, 7:30 a.m., $15, 241-0685.

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., 254-0891.

Warrior at Heart Ministry men’s breakfast, The Christ Center, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., 6 a.m., 434-6297.

TOPS CO 209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 508-A Fruitvale Court, 4:45 p.m., 434-7361.

Grassroots Cribbage, ACC sanctioned games, Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 2464 U.S. Highway 6&50, 6 p.m., 242-3319.

Chair Stretch and Move class for those with limited mobility, Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., gentle approach to stretching from a chair position, great for seniors and disabled, 10:30-11:30 a.m., $1 per class, preregistration required, 241-0315, ext. 22.

Nutritious Story Time for WIC children ages 2-4, Mesa County Health Department, 510 29 1/2 Road, 10:30-11 a.m., 248-6914.

Friday, April 30

American Red Cross Real Western Heroes Celebration, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 6:45 p.m., followed by program, $60 per person, proceeds recognize and honor local heroes and support Red Cross, ticket deadline April 27, pick up tickets at 506 Gunnison Ave., or call 242-4851.

Western Slope Regional Pet Adoption Fair, PetSmart, 2428 F Road, 3-8 p.m., 986-5819, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Soil Preparation for Maximum Vegetable Production, vegetable gardening workshop presented by Curt Swift, Tri-County CSU Extension Horticulture agent, $5, Stolte Shed, Cedaredge, 10 a.m.-noon, space limited, registration required, 244-1834, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, Landmark Baptist Church, 2711 Unaweep Ave., 7 p.m., 257-1047.

Redlands Rotary Club, Omar’s Catering, 801 N. First St., noon, 243-8094.

Saturday, May 1

Grand Junction Outing Club, hike Fisher Towers, 256-7230.

Christian Community Schools Book Fair, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., 243-5113.

Special Medieval Combat Dangerous Boys Club, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 2 p.m., 243-5113.

Battlement Mesa Activity Center annual community-wide yard sale, Battlement Mesa and Parachute, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., maps available via e-mail or pick up at the BMAC for $2, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 285-9480.

Annual Walk for Recovery, sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness Western Slope and Colorado West Mental Health, Sherwood Park, 200 Glenwood Ave., 10:30 a.m-noon, $20, walk raises awareness to combat stigma against mental illness, proceeds benefit consumer and family-run programs, register 462-3989, 257-0891.

Girls on the Run 5K, open to all girls and women, Long’s Family Park, register gotrwesterncolorado.org, 257-9267.

The Worthiest Yard Sale, Car Wash and Food Drive, Community Homeless Shelter parking lot, 2853 North Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., seeking donations of household items, tools, small working appliances, books, video games, CDs, dishes, towels, sporting goods and more to sell, as well as food, paper or cleaning items for the shelter, http://www.homewardboundgj.com, 256-9424.

Palisade Masonic Lodge, Palisade Masonic Temple, Fifth and Kluge streets, Palisade, 10 a.m., 464-5720.

Gold Wing Road Riders Association Colorado Chapter B, breakfast and meeting, followed by ride, Golden Corral, 1100 Independent Ave., 8 a.m., 242-6634, 243-3325.

River City Singles Breakfast Club, Talley’s, 623 Main St., 10 a.m., 245-4995.

Western Slope Regional Pet Adoption Fair, PetSmart, 2428 F Road, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1-2, 986-5819, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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