Weekly Planner, March 17 , 2019 – The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel


Refuse to Be a Victim crime prevention seminar, 3–6 p.m., Sky Adventures Building at Grand Junction Regional Airport, 817 Falcon Way, NRA’s award-winning seminar presented by Pureland Security, free, pre-registration required at suzanne@gracefulguns.com, 270-3203, gracefulguns.com.

Colorado West Timekeepers, Chapter 138 of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, 2 p.m. third Sunday of each month, Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way, 241-0792, 243-7457, 245-2613.

River City Singles, bowling at 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Orchard Mesa Lanes, pre-register at 263-8462; Early Start Breakfast,   9 a.m. Tuesdays, Denny’s, pre- register 245-4995; Social Club FAC, 5 p.m. Fridays, Travelodge, 718 Horizon Drive, play cards/visit,

singles ages 55 and older welcome.

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.

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.

Orchard Mesa Lions Club, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1404 Ute Ave., 242-0860.

Grand Valley Rebekah Lodge No. 40, 7:30 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Clifton IOOF Hall, 202 Second St., Clifton, 985-4754.

Rainbow for Girls Grand Junction Assembly No. 12, 7 p.m. first and third Monday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 434-4608.

Dare to Explore, 1–2 p.m. third Monday of each month through April, Garfield County Libraries, Parachute Branch, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, hosted by Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers for kids in pre-k through fifth grade, parent attendance and participation is welcome, series to prepare kids for outdoor adventures, ebailey@rfov.org

MS Support Partners Self-Help Group, 6:30–7:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, Community Hospital, 2351 G Road, for MS support partners to discuss feelings, voice concerns and learn how to better cope with the impact of the disease in their lives, 778-2127, Schultz.r@yahoo.com.

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.

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma family support group, 4-5 p.m. third Monday of each month, St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Reflection Room, 298-2351.

Eagle Riders, 6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, 243-6454, foe595.com.

CASA Volunteer information night, 5:30–6:30 p.m., Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce, 360 Grand Ave., Suite 201, 242-4191.

Wild Horse Panel Discussion, 7 p.m., Church of the Nativity, 2175 Broadway, featuring panel members Bureau of Land Management wild horse and burro specialist Ben Smith and Steadfast Steeds founding co-partner Tracy Scott, free and open to all, 462-6892.

Order of the Eastern Star, Sunshine Chapter No. 53, 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 242-0566, 256-9750.

Beta Tau Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday of each month, 256-0421, 243-0409.

Veterans Coffee, 10 a.m.–noon third Tuesday of each month, The Pondy, 220 W. Main St., Cedaredge, whafv.org.

Heartbeat of Grand Junction, 7–9 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St., support group for survivors of loss to suicide, 778-9274.

Crochet Club, 3–4 p.m., third Tuesday of each month, Clifton Branch, Mesa County Libraries, 590 32 Road, crochet group for all ages and skill levels, 243-4442.

The Art Center Guild, 10:30 a.m. third Tuesday of each month, The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., new members and guests welcome, 245-9215, 243-7337.

Grand Valley Kennel Club, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Pawsitive Directions K-9 Academy, 571 32 Road, Suite E, grandvalleykennelclub.org.

Warrior at Heart Men’s Ministry, 6 a.m. Thursdays, Four Winds Coffee & Tea, 1235 Bookcliff Ave.; Judy’s Family Restaurant, 435 U.S. Highway 6 & 50, Fruita; and Starvin Arvin’s Restaurant, 3247 F Road, Clifton; dinner group meets 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Four Winds Coffee & Tea, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., wheart.com.

Caregiver Connections, 10–11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St., explore ways to learn from others facing similar challenges, 260-8931.

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

Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Northeast Christian Church, 2751 Patterson Road, in the auditorium, 257-7664, bookcliffchorus.wordpress.com.

Write-a-Will Workshop, 5:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., basic information about writing a will, seating limited, registration required, mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

Grand Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services board meeting of the board of directors, 4 p.m., Western Colorado Community College-Bishop Campus, 2508 Blichmann Ave., Youngblood Building, Room 118, 255-2603.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, 5:30 p.m., third Wednesday of each month, Cappella of Grand Junction, 628 26 ½ Road, 256-1274.

Grand Mesa Peaches Questers, third Wednesday of each month, study of antiques and historic artifacts, call for membership information, 261-1711.

Tinnitus support group (constant ringing in your ears), 6 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Community Hospital, 2351 G Road, Legacy Room 1, 589-0305.

Grand Valley Pets Alive, 4:30 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Church of the Nativity, 2175 Broadway, working to reduce pet overpopulation by funding spay/neuter of pet cats and dogs and community cats, new volunteers welcome, 462-7554.

Wednesday Music Club, 1–3 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, new members and guests welcome, 639-5533, firestonerc2@gmail.com.

Western Colorado Human Resource Association, 11:30 a.m. third Wednesday of each month, Bookcliff Country Club, wchra.org.

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

The High Desert Scooter Club, weekly rides 6 p.m. Wednesdays, meet at Motorcycle Accessories, 2060 E. Main St., 250-8670, d_scott_payne@yahoo.com.

Cups Club, 2–3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Artful Cup, 3090 N. 12th St., open to all friends of HopeWest, for those looking to meet new people, grow friendships and enjoy the company of others, learn skills, discover hobbies and participate in fun activities, transportation options available, 248-8827.

Brian Palmer — Wind, Water and Words: A Poetry Seminar and Workshop, 3–5 p.m., Colorado National Monument Association March Walks and Talks event at the monument featuring a “Walk and Write” in recognition of UNESCO’s World Poetry Day, free, parks entrance fees apply, registration required, 858-3617.

Call-A-Lawyer Night, 7–9 p.m. third Thursday, odd months, call 256-4001 to speak to a lawyer at no charge during the event hours, 256-4001.

The Petroleum and Mining Club, monthly social meeting, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St., executive director West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association Eric Carlson will provide overview of the sectors and the association, $25, RSVP grandjunctionpmc.com.

Oral History presentation, noon–1 p.m., Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., “The History of the Grand Junction Country Club/Community Center,” presented by Eileen O’Toole, take a lunch, coffee and cookies served, 260-5226, Priscilla.Mangnall@gmail.com, 242-0971 ext. 209.

Medicare and You, 6:30 p.m., Grand Mesa Oncology and Rheumatology Center, 1501 E. Third St., Delta, informational seminar on how to navigate the Medicare system hosted by Region 10 and the State Health Insurance Program, free, 765-3132.

Brush and Palette Club, 1 p.m., The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., printmaking demo with Seirrha Key, open to the public, gjbrushandpalette.org.

Fraternal Order of Eagles 595 Aerie, 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursday of each month, Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, 243-6454.

Woman to Woman, 4:30–5:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month St. Mary’s Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Entrance 25, Reflection Room, helping women with any kind of cancer cope with their diagnosis by sharing concerns while taking a problem-solving approach, 298-2351.

MS Men’s Group, 11 a.m.–noon third Thursday of each month, Artful Cup, 3090 N. 12th St., peer led self-help group for men affected by MS, 462-7053, tom.odonnell.jr@gmail.com.

Kiva Book Club, 6:30 p.m. third Thursday of the month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., call 243-4442 for the current title.

Cats League and Assistance to the Western Slope (CLAWS), 6–8 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., 241-3793.

TOPS 0209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:15–5:30 p.m., Thursdays, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, Room 8, stay until 6:30 for learning and encouragement, 628-5170, www.tops.org.

Fish dinner, 6 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Center, 330 White Ave., hosted by Knights of Columbus 1062, immediately following Stations of the Cross at 5:15 p.m., $7 donation appreciated, 243-9871, 270-6162.

Lent Fish Fry, 4:30–7 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 790 26 1/2 Road, hosted by Knights of Columbus, $10 adults, $6 ages 6–12, ages younger than 6 free.

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 and fourth Friday of each month, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 986-8801, 434-6541.

Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 216-3879.

Unwind Open Studio, 10 a.m.–noon Fridays, Spun, 237 S. Bower Ave., Palisade, unwind and meet with friends to work on weaving, crochet or other crafting projects, 464-2808, spunpalisade.com.

Clifton VFW Auxiliary 4664 St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Post 4663, 3244 F 1/4 Road, Clifton, corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, desserts and drinks, $8 adults, $5 ages 10 and younger, free ages younger than 5.

Prom Dress/Menswear Giveaway, noon–4 p.m., Elks Lodge, 249 S. Fourth St., upstairs in the main ballroom area, clothing for guys and gals, free alterations, 424-8868, 260-4222, 773-4822.

SAT Practice Exams, 8:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., Community Rooms, paper format, take a calculator and No. 2 pencil, arrive early for the three hour test, space limited, registration required at mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.

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.

To submit Calendar items, email to communitynews@gjsentinel.com, fax to 244-8578, or mail to 734 S. Seventh St., Grand Junction, CO, 81501, at least two weeks prior to the event.





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