Calendar

Sep
21
Thu
GJHS Class of 1962 reunion
Sep 21 – Sep 24 all-day

Grand Junction High School alumni, come celebrate your 55th reunion! For information, call Joyce at 242-5482.

Montrose-Delta BeaconFest @ Montrose Pavilion
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy the area’s largest boomer and senior fair! Free admission, entertainment, seminars and food. Join us from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Dr. For more information, call 243-8829.

Hobo quilt oral history presentation @ Whitman Educational Center
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Every block on a Hobo quilt tells a story, based on secret communication used by drifters in the 1930s. Join the Mesa County Historical Society from noon to 1 p.m. for a presentation on Hobo quilts and to hear stories of the era’s struggles. Bring your lunch and bring a friend. Coffee and cookies will be served.

Sep
23
Sat
Voice of the San Juans @ Montrose Pavilion
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm

Join the excitement as the best vocalists in the area compete for $1,000 at the Montrose Pavilion. General admission is $35. VIP tickets are $75 and include the best seats in the house, plus a VIP reception with hors d’oeuvres. Doors open at 6 p.m. Performance at 6:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.thevoicesanjuans.wordpress.com.

Sep
24
Sun
Color Sunday Arts and Crafts Fair @ Mesa Community Center
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Plateau Valley 4H Color Sunday Traditional Turkey Dinner and Arts & Crafts Fair will be held from 10 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. at the Mesa Community Center. The turkey dinner is from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, contact Terri Snyder at 447-0014.

Sep
27
Wed
“FixIt: Health Care at the Tipping Point” @ Mesa County Central Library
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

A free film presentation, discussing how our current health care model puts undue financial burden on business and the economy, as well as some possible solutions. Community discussion will follow.

Sep
28
Thu
Dog show @ Mesa County Fairgrounds
Sep 28 – Oct 1 all-day

Watch well-trained dogs display their talents at the Grand Valley Kennel Club’s annual conformation, rally and obedience dog shows at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. Admission is free, but raffle proceeds help K-9 officers in Mesa County purchase first aid kits. More than 600 dogs represent 180 recognized breeds will compete for Best In Show and High In Trial honors. There is a $5 parking fee.

Crystal Singing Bowls Meditation @ Center for Spiritual Living
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm

Feeling stuck, worn out, off balance? Get out of your head and refresh your spirit as you drop into a place of profound stillness and connection. Join us for an exploration of sound, energy, and other vibrational healing modalities using the Special Alchemy series of singing bowls, which are made from pure quartz crystals combined with various gemstones and minerals. You don’t need any background or experience in meditation, just an openness to “listen” with your whole body. Led by Kate Fotopoulos.

Sep
30
Sat
Landscape and nature photo class @ Weehawken Creative Arts Centers
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day

Take a hands-on photography class suitable for all skill levels. Award-winning photographer Michael Gordon covers fundamentals and philosophy in this workshop, which takes place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Weehawken Creative Arts Centers. To learn more, visit www.weehawkenarts.org or call 318-0150.

The Power of Radical Manifestation Workshop @ Center for Spiritual Living
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Six Simple Steps to Getting What You Want What do you want in your life that you don’t have right now? Whatever it is, you will discover, in this amazing 1/2 day workshop new and little known secrets of exactly how to get it. Not by reprogramming your subconscious mind. That doesn’t work. With Radical Manifestation, by following a simple 6-step process, you will activate a completely different part of your mind to magnetize that which you desire. This system, used successfully by hundreds of attendees at Colin Tipping’s Radical Manifestation Workshops in the past 20+ years, uses the very same tools you will learn in this workshop. It is these special tools that supercharge the Law of Attraction to bring you what you want. All Welcome, Registration Required: Must register by 9/24  Workshop cost: $95, workbook included. Dr. Gary is our special guest from Oklahoma City, to learn more about him see his website.

BEACON & Hilltop Block Party @ The Commons of Hilltop
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us from 6-9 p.m. at The Commons of Hilltop for a free dance beneath the stars to big band hits by Clark Gault’s Swing City Express. The night also includes an international-inspired dinner for $12 and a cash bar.

English Country Dance @ Margery Ballroom
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm

English country dance is a simple and beautiful community dance genre that dates back more than two centuries. Try it yourself at the Margery Ballroom, 523 1/2 Main St. Lessons start at 7 p.m. and the dance is at 7:30 p.m. Attend the workshop to learn the basic moves. Dancers are welcome to dress in Regency-style clothing. Admission is $10 for adults. Call 260-5852.

Oct
3
Tue
Cinema Classics with KAFM @ KAFM Radio Room
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm

Come to the Radio Room for the opening movie in KAFM’s Film Series, “The Thin Man.” The first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., KAFM will be celebrating cinema classics. Tickets are $5, and popcorn, candy and beverages are available.

Oct
4
Wed
Medicare 101: Introduction to Medicare @ Mesa County RSVP, Inc.
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Medicare 101: Introduction to Medicare @ Mesa County RSVP, Inc.

NEW to Medicare?

Free Medicare 101 seminar at Mesa County RSVP!

The RSVP SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance Project) will hold an educational seminar from 10 a.m. to noon.

Learn:
When and how you sign up
What Part A and Part B Cover
How to choose the best health and drug plan
And more!

Seating is limited. Call 970-243-9839 Ext. 1 to reserve your seat!

Medicare 101 is held the first Wednesday of every month (except holidays and December) at:
Mesa County RSVP, Inc.
422 White Ave., Suite 090
(Basement of the US Bank).

Oct
6
Fri
Foodie Fridays @ Region 10
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Know the state and county laws, rules and regulations that govern the Colorado food industry. This event is on the first Friday of each month. Workshops are conducted by Montrose County’s Environmental Health Director Jim Austin and are free and open to the public.

Oct
7
Sat
Animal Care Fair, a day of caring for all creation @ Church of the Nativity
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Animal Care Fair, a day of caring for all creation @ Church of the Nativity

Third annual Animal Care Fair 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
This is an adoption and animal resource event. In addition to animal rescue and animal welfare groups, there will be a low cost vaccinations clinic (dogs only) and a series of animal related seminars. The event is free and open to all.

Oct
8
Sun
Grand Valley Young Life Tonight Show Fundraiser @ Robinson Theater at Colorado Mesa University
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Grand Valley Young Life Tonight Show Fundraiser @ Robinson Theater at Colorado Mesa University

Registration and more information can be found at gvyounglife.com or by calling 970-243-7684.

Oct
30
Mon
Birds and Water in the West @ Saccomanno Lecture Hall
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm
Birds and Water in the West @ Saccomanno Lecture Hall |  |  |

Abby Burk, the Western Rivers Program Lead from Audubon Rockies, will be talking about National Audubon’s “Water and Birds in the Arid West: Habitats in Decline” report and Audubon Rockies work on river habitats.

Nov
1
Wed
Medicare 101: Introduction to Medicare @ Mesa County RSVP, Inc.
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Medicare 101: Introduction to Medicare @ Mesa County RSVP, Inc.

NEW to Medicare?

Free Medicare 101 seminar at Mesa County RSVP!

The RSVP SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance Project) will hold an educational seminar from 10 a.m. to noon.

Learn:
When and how you sign up
What Part A and Part B Cover
How to choose the best health and drug plan
And more!

Seating is limited. Call 970-243-9839 Ext. 1 to reserve your seat!

Medicare 101 is held the first Wednesday of every month (except holidays and December) at:
Mesa County RSVP, Inc.
422 White Ave., Suite 090
(Basement of the US Bank).

Nov
3
Fri
Foodie Fridays @ Region 10
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Know the state and county laws, rules and regulations that govern the Colorado food industry. This event is on the first Friday of each month. Workshops are conducted by Montrose County’s Environmental Health Director Jim Austin and are free and open to the public.

Nov
7
Tue
Cinema Classics with KAFM @ KAFM Radio Room
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm

Come to the Radio Room for the opening movie in KAFM’s Film Series, “The Thin Man.” The first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., KAFM will be celebrating cinema classics. Tickets are $5, and popcorn, candy and beverages are available.

Nov
8
Wed
Medicare 201: Beyond the Basics @ Mesa County RSVP, Inc.
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Medicare 201: Beyond the Basics @ Mesa County RSVP, Inc.

I’m on Medicare – now what?

Free Medicare 201 seminar at Mesa County RSVP!

The RSVP SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance Project) will hold an educational seminar from 10 a.m. to noon.

Topics include:
Help with billing issues
Financial Assistance
How to choose the best health and drug plan next year
And more!

Seating is limited. Call 970-243-9839 Ext. 1 to reserve your seat!
Medicare 201 is held at
Mesa County RSVP, Inc.
422 White Ave., Suite 090
(Basement of the US Bank).

Nov
20
Mon
Invasive Plant Removal and Habitat Restoration at Connected Lakes @ First Presbyterian Church
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm
Invasive Plant Removal and Habitat Restoration at Connected Lakes @ First Presbyterian Church  |  |  |

Birders who visit Connected Lakes may have noticed some big changes. James M. Robb Colorado River State Park manager, Pete Firmin, will speak about invasive plant removal efforts at the park and future restoration plans.

Dec
1
Fri
Foodie Fridays @ Region 10
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Know the state and county laws, rules and regulations that govern the Colorado food industry. This event is on the first Friday of each month. Workshops are conducted by Montrose County’s Environmental Health Director Jim Austin and are free and open to the public.

Dec
5
Tue
Cinema Classics with KAFM @ KAFM Radio Room
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm

Come to the Radio Room for the opening movie in KAFM’s Film Series, “The Thin Man.” The first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., KAFM will be celebrating cinema classics. Tickets are $5, and popcorn, candy and beverages are available.