Weekly Planner, April 5, 2010
Sunday, April 4
Talk by Faye Gersh of the Final Exit Network, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1022 Grand Ave., 3 p.m., hosted by Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, Gersh is a clinical and forensic psychologist involved since 1983 in the right-to-die movement, 216-9842.
Monday, April 5
Grand Junction Outing Club, meeting, 7:30 p.m., 255-9120, 243-7645.
Insight meeting, low vision education group, The Commons, 625 27 1/2 Road, in the library, 3-4 p.m., program by Steve Davis on Digital Talking Books, 256-1811.
Knit by Lit, take your needlework project, all types and levels welcome, Mesa County Libraries, 530 Grand Ave., 5:30-8 p.m., 243-4442, http://www.mcpld.org.
So, You Think Your Kids Are Coping?, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 6-7:30 p.m., 244-2254.
The Grand Mesa Backcountry Horsemen, in the Community Room, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 7 p.m., 242-8962.
York Rite Masons, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0120.
Orchard Mesa Lions Club, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 237 32 Road, 7 p.m., 242-0860.
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., suggested donation $2.50, for ages 60 and older, call at least one business day ahead for meal reservation, 243-9844, ext. 1.
Duplicate bridge, open pairs, jackpot game, win master points and money, Bridge Center of Grand Junction, 2923 North Ave. No. 5, 6:30 p.m., 241-2856, http://www.bridgecenter.biz.
Grand Valley Raptors Cycling Club, Over the Edge Sports, 202 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 5:30 p.m., 241-7106.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 2 p.m., 257-0891.
Tuesday, April 6
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, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11:30 a.m., $1 per class, preregistration required, 241-0315, ext. 22.
Stratford Cafe Writers Group, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 7 p.m., 243-5113.
Mesa County Women’s Network, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., interactive networking activity; donation recipient is Latimer House, $12 RSVP, http://www.mcwn.org, 261-3446.
Clifton Lions Club, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, 7 p.m., 241-2498.
Beta Tau Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, 7 p.m., 256-0421, 243-0409.
Grand Valley Beautification Council, American National Bank, 131 N. Sixth St., 4 p.m., 241-9265.
Soup and Games for Seniors, soup and a variety of games, International Order of Oddfellows Fruita Hall, 156 Park Square, Fruita, 5-8 p.m., donations accepted, 858-0360.
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.
Clifton Senior Citizens, Clifton Community Hall, 126 Second St., Clifton, noon, 434-0803, 434-3905.
TOPS CO458, Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 5:30 p.m., 242-0881.
The Compassionate Friends, grief support group for parents, siblings and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child, sibling or grandchild, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., 7:30 p.m., 434-3822, 464-7145.
Wednesday, April 7
Sci-Fi Book Club, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 7 p.m., discuss “2001: A Space Odyssey,” by Arthur C. Clarke, 243-5113.
Colorado Mountain Club — Western Colorado Hiking Group meeting, American National Bank Building, 131 N. Sixth St., 7 p.m., program by Bryan Martin, conservation director for the Colorado Mountain Club, 242-7411.
Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction open house, Omar’s Catering, 801 N. First St., 5-7 p.m., meet club members and consider possibility of becoming a member, 260-7711, 245-0259.
Moose Lodge 270, Moose Lodge, 567 25 1/2 Road, 7 p.m., 242-4754.
Palisade Art Lovers, Palisade Veterans Memorial Community Center, 120 W. Eighth St., Palisade, 9-10 a.m., 434-6191.
Mesa Fiber Arts Guild, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27 1/2 Road, noon, 245-9469, http://www.mesafiberartsguild.org.
Hep C Connection, Hepatitis C support group in building A, Colorado West Regional Mental Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 5:15-6:45 p.m., 208-4507.
Western Slope Brain Injury/Epilepsy Support Group, Ratekin Tower, 875 Main St., 7 p.m., 433-0488.
Support for those affected by depression or bi-polar disorder (manic-depression), 7 p.m., 257-0891.
Business Networking International Mesa Chapter, The Egg and I Restaurant, 120 W. Park Drive, Suite H, 7:30 a.m., 216-1743.
Eating Disorder Group Therapy, River of Life Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, noon-1:30 p.m., 210-1879.
Thursday, April 8
Western Slope Real Estate Investors, Bray Education Center, 640 Belford Ave., 6:30 p.m., topic is 1031 Tax Exchanges, 261-5450, http://www.wsrei.com.
Delta MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), Delta First Baptist Church, 1250 Pioneer Road, Delta, 8:45-11:15 a.m., 640-5268, http://www.MOPS.org.
Chinle Cactus and Succulent Society, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, Sagebrush Room, 6:30 p.m., education programs, plant exchanges, gardening info, guests welcome, 270-3287.
Rose pruning workshops, CSU Extension, Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2775 U.S. Highway 50, 9 a.m.-noon or 2-5 p.m., care and pruning of hybrid tea roses, climbers and shrub roses, take pruning equipment to practice, $5 per person.
Do-it-Yourself Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Clinic, for low-income debtors who qualify, 9-11 a.m., Mesa County Courthouse multi-purpose room, 544 Rood Ave., must fill out a bankruptcy application beforehand to see if you qualify to attend, applications at Colorado Legal Services 200 N. Sixth St. or call 243-7940, ext. 110.
Assistive Technology Partners Learning Lab, Computer Use for Toddlers with Special Needs, Western Slope Technical Assistance Center (WesTAC) Mesa County Workforce Center, 2897 North Ave., Modular 3A, 248-0876.
Leukemia/Lymphoma family support group, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., 4-5:30 p.m., 244-2254.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary No. 595, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 7:30 p.m., 523-0950.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Heart of Junction, 801 Gunnison Ave., 7 p.m., 241-3801.
Horizon-Sunrise Rotary of Grand Junction, breakfast meeting, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, 7:30 a.m., $15, 241-0685.
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.
Business Builders, networking group, 7:30 a.m., 201-3567.
Friday, April 9
Grand Junction Music Teachers Association, Roper Music Hall, 130 N. Fifth St., 9:30 a.m., program “Learning and Teaching Students Favorites,” given by Arthur Houle, all interested music people welcome, 242-2394.
Masonic Lodge 173 A.F. and A.M. Stated Communication, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 7:30 p.m., 242-0120.
Western Slope WLS Support Group, for weight loss surgery patients, St. Mary’s Hospital Life Center, 1100 Patterson Road, 5-6:30 p.m., 314-0828.
Retired Firefighters of Mesa County, monthly breakfast, Otto’s Restaurant, 2210 U.S. Highway 6&50, 8-9 a.m.
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, April 10
Page Peddlers writing group, Main Street Bagels, 559 Main St., 10 a.m.-noon, pagepeddlers.wordpress.com, 464-5733.
Advanced Photoshop Elements class, “Bootcamp III,” Frame Works and Gallery, 309 Main St., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $109, 243-7074.
Grand Junction Outing Club, hike Tower Arch, Moab, Utah, 245-7643.
Educator Reception, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 243-5113.
Palisade High School Academic Team Book Fair, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; exhibition rounds, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 243-5113.
The Western Colorado Bonsai Society, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House, 655 Struthers Ave., 245-3288.
Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International, Good Pastures, 733 Horizon Drive, 7 a.m., 434-4273.
Western Colorado Ford and Mustang Club, Sonic Drive In, 2833 North Ave., 7 p.m.
Friendship Force of Western Colorado, nonprofit travel/cultural exchange program, in the conference room, Community Hospital, 2021 N. 12th St., 1:30 p.m., 243-5456, 243-4301, 241-9122.
Western Colorado Decorative Artists, social 9 a.m., business meeting 9:30 a.m., First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., 9 a.m., 241-8228.
River Canyon School’s Second Saturday, Koinonia Church, 730 25 Road, in the back of the church, 9-11 a.m., playtime for children and activities for adults, $10 suggested donation for families that RSVP, $15 walk-ins, 216-9936.