Weekly planner, Dec. 22, 2013
Monday, Dec. 23
St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center Art Exploration class, 4–5:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday of each month, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington, Ave., Oncology Conference Room, materials provided, 298-7500.
Fruitvale Lions Club, 7 p.m. second and fourth Monday of each month, 434-4736.
Women’s meeting, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 242-7513.
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.
National Alliance on Mental Illness support meeting, 2 p.m. Mondays, Mind Springs Health, 515 28 3/4 Road, 257-0891.
Toastmasters Clubs: Wild Mustangs Toastmasters, 4:45 p.m. Mondays, Veterans Affairs Hospital, 2121 North Ave., Room 3204, 241-1192; Grand Junction Sayre Toastmasters, 7:10 a.m. Tuesdays, St. Mary’s Life Center, 1100 Patterson Road, second floor, 255-6712; Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon Thursdays, Business Incubator Center, 2591 Legacy Way, all welcome, 244-1625.
Potluck Mondays, 5 p.m. Mondays, Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, take a dish to share, 858-8318, http://www.facebook.com/CopperClubBrewingCompany.
Tuesday, Dec. 24
Christmas Eve — call to confirm meetings
Grand Junction Outing Club, downhill skiing Tuesday; cross-country skiing Wednesday; cross-country ski Saturday, Water Dog on the Grand Mesa, 254-1656, 986-8051, 462-5598.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, 1:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of each month, Alzheimer’s Association office, 2232 N. Seventh St., No. B1, 256-1274.
Mesa Lodge 58 I.O.O.F., 3 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 3002 Interstate 70 Business Loop, No. 1, 523-4355, 523-0379.
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.
Caregiver Connections support group, 10–11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., for those caring for a loved one, either directly or indirectly, 260-8931.
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.
Grand Junction Lions Club, noon Tuesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., 241-8852.
Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, 433-7217.
Women’s meeting, ages 14 and older, noon Tuesdays, The Salvation Army, 1235 N. Fourth St., 242-7513.
Grand Valley-Parachute Kiwanis Club, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Battlement Mesa Activity Center, 398 Arroyo Drive, Battlement Mesa, 285-2110, 285-6942.
Wednesday, Dec. 25
Christmas Day dinner, 1 p.m. Veteran’s Art Center, 307 N. 12th St., for veterans and their families, space limited, meal and dessert donations accepted, reservations 462-3126.
Thursday, Dec. 26
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.
Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday and of each month, Gem and Mineral Clubhouse, 2328 Monument Road, 243-1030.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary No. 595, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 433-8048.
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.
Thursday Senior Potluck, noon Thursdays, Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson, Fruita, $3 donation, 858-0360.
Horizon-Sunrise Rotary Club, 7:15–8:30 a.m. Thursdays, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, 270-5898.
Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction, noon Thursdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 270-6162, http://www.kiwanis-gj-org.
Mending Hearts Support Group, adult grief support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, 2–3:30 p.m. Thursdays, Historic Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., 254-0891.
Warrior at Heart Ministry men’s breakfast, 6 a.m. Thursdays, The Christ Center, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., 434-6297.
TOPS 209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:15–6:30 p.m., Thursdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2751 Patterson Road, 778-9955, http://www.tops.org.
Friday, Dec. 27
Grand Junction High School class of 1942 regular lunch meeting, 11:15 a.m., Village Inn, 757 Horizon Drive, order from menu, spouses, boy and girlfriends welcome, 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.
Caregivers Support Group, 10 a.m. second and fourth Friday of each month, First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., 242-0298, ext. 101.
Reformers Unanimous International, faith-based addiction program, 7 p.m. Fridays, 1600 Ute Ave., 985-0350.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Redlands Mesa Golf Club, 2235 W. Ridges Blvd., 263-9270.
Saturday, Dec. 28
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.