July 7

Palisade Sunday Farmers Market, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., downtown Palisade, fresh produce, arts and craft vendors, live music, chef demonstrations, 464-5602, townofpalisade.org/departments/sunday-market-page.

PAWS for a Blessing, 5 p.m., Church of the Nativity, 2175 Broadway, behind the church building, pets and humans welcome, bring a photo of your pet if it's more practical, 462-6892.

Adult Children of Alcoholism/Dysfunction support group, 4–5:15 p.m. Sundays and 10:15–11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Alano Club, 404 Glenwood Ave., 243-1010.

Unwind open studio, noon–2 p.m. Sundays and Fridays, Spun, 237 S. Bower Ave., Palisade, free gathering time to meet with friends and work on your crafting projects together, knitting, weaving, crochet or other craft project, spunpalisade.com, 464-2808.

Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, 3 p.m. first Sunday of each month, Traders Coffee, Seventh Street and Patterson Road, 216-9842.

July 8

Colorado Archaeological Society, Grand Junction Chapter, 6–8 p.m., Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, annual summer potluck picnic and atlatl throwing event, detailsmeetup.com/CAS-GJ/events/262738291.

Grand Valley Porcelain Artists, 9:30 a.m.–noon, second Monday of each month, Grand Valley National Bank, 570 25 Road, 242-2797.

Community potluck, 6 p.m. second Monday of each month, Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, take a dish to share following the monthly theme, 858-8318, facebook.com/CopperClubBrewingCompany.

Family Support Group and Connection Support Group,  6:30 p.m. second Monday of each month, Mind Springs Health, 515 28 ¾ Road, Building A, 462-3989, namiws.org.

Art Jewelers Guild, 6:30 p.m., second Monday of each month, Grand View Apartments, 1501 N. First St., new members and visitors welcome, park behind the building and use the back door, 250-3881, 243-1220, artjewelersguild.com.

Grand Valley Veterans, American Legion Post 2009, 6:30 p.m., second Monday of each month, location TBD, 330-631-8570.

Blue Dots Rod and Custom Car Club, 7 p.m. second Monday of each month, 434-9377.

Grand Mesa A Cappella Sweet Adelines Chorus, rehearsal 6:30–9 p.m. Mondays, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 255-9419, 523-3464, grandmesachorus.org.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous, 7 p.m. Mondays; noon Tuesdays; 7 p.m. Thursdays; 9 a.m. Saturdays; newcomers optional meeting 8:30 a.m. first Saturday of each month, Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement, overeatersanonymousgrandjunction.org, 263-4496.

July 9

Grand Mesa, Uncompaghre and Gunnision National Forests open house on the Working Draft of the Forest's Land Management Plan, 5–7 p.m. Tuesday, Heritage Hall, 403 E. Bridge St., Hotchkiss; 5–7 p.m. Wednesday, Palisade Community Center, 120 W. Eighth St., and  5–7 p.m. Thursday, Montrose County Event Center, 1036 N. Seventh St., fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51806.

Mesa County Women's Network, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, program is a "Summer Refresh!" activity, take cash to purchase tickets for the opportunity basket that will benefit Project Linus, register and pay for lunch at wcwn.org, 261-3446.

Black Canyon Camera Club,  11 a.m., First Church of God, 11th and Howard streets in Delta, experiment with photographing splashing oil droplets, take your camera and a tripod, share photos with the theme "something old," public invited, rae-anns@live.com.

Grand Valley MS Support Group, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Central Liibrary, 443 N. Sixth St., 901-5232, bekwood3@gmail.com.

Mended Hearts — Colorado Western Slope Chapter 409,  5:30–6:45 p.m. Tuesday, St. Mary's Medical Center, Saccomanno Education Annex, Building and Entrance 9, support group for all cardiac patients and their families, 201-0710.

Grand Valley Woodturners,  7 p.m. Tuesday, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 245-8817.

Grand Junction Charter Chapter, American Business Women's Association, Tuesday, Community Hospital Legacy No. 3 Room, 2351 G Road, 464-7319.

Grand Valley Gold Prospectors Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, 2328 Monument Road, 260-6375.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center, 622 28¼ Road, for caregivers of persons living with dementia, call ahead before your first visit to confirm time and location, 800-272-3900.

TOPS 0458, Take off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 4:30–5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Community of Christ Church, 2880 B½ Road, 241-4359.

Grand Junction Lions Club, noon Tuesdays, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, gjlions.org.

Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, Palisade, 433-7217.

July 10

Introduction to paper marbling for all ages, 4 p.m., Orchard Mesa Branch Mesa County Libraries, 230 Lynwood St., get a hands-on course from 970 West artist-in-residence Devan Penniman on the basics of the Japanese marbling method of Suminagashi, supplies provided, registration at mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Western Slope Debate Tour: National Popular Vote vs. Electoral College, 5:30–7 p.m., Colorado Mesa University, University Center Ballroom, hosted by The Steamboat Institute, featuring Trent England and Ted Trimpa, free tickets/registration at eventbrite.com.

Cold War Patriots, free social for nuclear weapons and uranium workers, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, Mexican food buffet, magician, trivia contest, prize giveaways, coldwarpatriots.org.

Veterans Coffee Club, 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Western Region One Source, 482 28 Road, 257-3764, colorado.gov/dmva/wros.

Lunch & Learn, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Factory, 750 Main St., "Business Delegation" presented by Brittany Klements of Business Efficiency Strategies, register, members.factorycoworking.com.

Farm and Ranch Market,  7:30 a.m.–noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road, fruits, vegetables, melons, meats, farmmarketgj.com.

Colorado West Quilters Guild, 7 p.m. Wednesday, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 434-6888.

Veterans Art Center member meeting, potluck supper 5 p.m., meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday, 307 S. 12th St., 462-3126.

Western Colorado African Violet Society, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 641 Struthers Ave., 257-1718.

Fruita Lioness Club, 7 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, in the Lions Room, second floor, Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 260-9967.

Grand Junction Area Newcomers Club coffee and meeting, 9:30 a.m. second Wednesday of each month, First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St., 549-0440.

The High Desert Scooter Club,  6 p.m. second Wednesday and fourth Wednesday, meet at Dan's Moto Works, 2699 Unaweep Ave., regional rides, dinner/social activities and rally, 250-8670, d_scott_payne@yahoo.com.

Grand Junction Rotary Club, noon Wednesdays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., guests welcome, 234-5030.

July 11

Mesa County Genealogical Society, 7 p.m., the Commons of Hilltop Garden Room, 625 27½ Road, mesacountygenealogy.com.

Grandparent Rights, 9:30–11:30 a.m., Grand Junction City Hall auditorium, 250 N. Fifth St., hosted by Colorado Legal Services Title III Senior Legal Assistance Program and Pro Bono Project of Mesa County, discussion on issues that may arise involving grand/great-grandparents and their grandchildren specifically the right to visit after family changes have occurred, register 424-5748.

Rural Prosperity Road Show,  9 a.m.–noon, Montrose County Event Center in Montrose; and 3:30 p.m. Fruita Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, hosted by Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade along with other agencies, free registration at eventbrite.com.

Grand Valley Transit Travel Training and Senior Services, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., from the Central Library, 443 n. Sixth St., to the Fruita Branch, learn how to ride the Grand Valley Transit and how to take advantage of the Silver Sneakers and Silver Fit program with a fun and informative half-day bus trip at no charge, for ages 50 and older, space limited, preregistration required at mesacountylibraries.org or 243-4442.

Market on Main, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Main Street downtown, vendors, produce, food, music, entertainment, no pets allowed, 245-9697, downtowngj.org.

Friends of the Mustangs, 7 p.m. Thursday, Bureau of Land Management office, 2815 H Road, enter through door at west parking lot, 216-9571.

Grand Valley ALS support group, (Lou Gehrig's disease) 11 a.m.–1 p.m., second Thursday of the month, Old Chicago meeting room, 120 North Ave., 260-1623, leave a message.

Altrusa International of Grand Junction, 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month, call for location, 712-9874.

Chinle Cactus and Succulent Society, 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, , Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley, 536 Ouray Ave., public is welcome, 773-7637, chinlecactusclub.org.

Talk of the Town Toastmasters, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, 128 N. Fifth St., Cendera Funding, downstairs, potential new members always welcome to attend, talkofthetowngj.toastmastersclubs.org.

Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction, noon Thursdays, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, kiwanisgj.org.

July 12

The Greatest Generation,  9–11 a.m., Western Region One Source, 482 28 Road, in honor of Grand Valley's World War II veterans, coffee, tea and breakfast sweets will be served, book signing ceremony and presentation to the WCHCS library, 257-3764.

Retired Firefighters in Mesa County, monthly breakfast, 8–9 a.m. second Friday of each month, 210-3759, 216-7363.

Teen Gaming, 3–5 p.m. second and fourth Friday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., Xbox and PlayStation fun with other teens, drop in, 243-4442.

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.

Levis and Lace Square Dance Club, rounds 7–7:30, Mainstream with plus tips 7:30–9 p.m., second Friday and fourth of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 986-8801, 434-6541.

River City Singles Club, 5 p.m. Fridays, Hideaway Lounge, Travelodge, 718 Horizon Drive, young at heart singles ages 55 and older welcome, 242-5252.

July 13

Scleroderma Support Group meeting, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. second Saturday of each odd month, Community Hospital Legacy 1 Room, 2351 G Road, scleroderma.org/colorado, 303-806-6686.

Grand Junction Outing Club, hike Deep Creek out of Mesa Lakes to Anderson Reservoir, meet 8 a.m., Horizon Drive Safeway, 243-7645, 812-6759.

Bookbinding for Teens and Adults, 2 p.m., Palisade Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 119 W. Third St., 970West Studio artist-in-residence Devan Penniman will instruct on how to fold, trim and bind by using basic techniques, supplies provided, register mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Vestafjell Lodge, Sons of Norway, social time 1:30 p.m., lodge meeting 2 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3133 F Road, "Trolls & Peru," koldbord potluck lunch, take a summer salad, fruit or dessert and your own table service, 245-5649, 858-6702, vestafjelllodge.org.

Fruita Farmers Market,  8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Fruita Civic Center Park, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, fresh produce, handmade crafts from local artisans, live music, 858-3894, fruitachamber.org/fruita-farmers-market.

Montrose Farmers Market,  9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturdays, Centennial Plaza, at Main Street and Uncompahgre Avenue, in Montrose, farm-raised food, fun, entertainment, montrosefarmersmarket.com.

The Good Samaritan Clinic, free medical and mental health care, Saturdays, 402 Grand Ave., call 712-6518 for an appointment.

Cars & Coffee, 7–9 a.m. Saturdays, Spoon's Bistro & Bakery, 3090 N. 12th St., 241-7581.

Christian Motorcyclist Association, 8–9 a.m., Saturday, IHOP, 2420 U.S. Highway 6&50, social coffee/breakfast followed by monthly meeting, 970-739-0305, 970-305-7556.

Marine Corps League, 10 a.m. Saturday, VFW Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave., 261-5503.

American Legion 2006 (Fruita), 9 a.m. Saturday, 325 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, 640-7971..

American Legion Post 37, 10 a.m. Saturday, VFW Post 3581, 503½ Florence Road, 216-9111,

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