Community Calendar

Save the date for Mancos Melt

The Mancos Melt will be March 14 through 16 with a kick-off wine and hors d'oeuvre tasting at Olio on March 14. Many more events include the Snow Show, a fashion show, pancake breakfast, kids' scavenger hunt, bird feeder contest, bed races, chili cook-off, golf tournament, corn beef and cabbage dinner, and a hoedown. The them this year is Vampire and Zombies - "Day of the Living Dead". The schedule will soon be on the website at If you would like to help, please contact Rena Wilson at 749-7745 or Jamie Badie at 533-1177.

Singer to be at Baptist church

Local singer and musician Donny Johnson will be at the First Baptist Church or Mancos, 150 N. Walnut St., on March 17. He will be there for a time of worshop and all are welcome. Service start at 10:40 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Rick Gregory at 533-7634.

Movie Mondays

Movie Mondays continue and will begin at 4 p.m. Free! For ages 8 and up. For more information please call MPL at 533-7600.

Contest for bird feeders

Raven House Gallery invites you to a bird feeder contest! Bring in your best bird feeder art for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Raven House. Judging will take place during the Mancos Melt, weekend of March 16. Feeders will be displayed outside of Raven House during open hours and filled with seed. Start your feeder now and good luck!

Chili Tasting Event

The Artisans of Mancos is having a chili tasting starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 during Mancos Melt, and going until the chili runs out. This event is free.

Town updates survey

Parks and Recreation has put together an updated survey that is now on the website at There is also hard copies of the survey at town hall. Your input and suggestions are very important. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Leslie Hopkins, director Parks and Recreation at 533-7725. Thank you for taking your time and interest!

Kaleidoscope continues activities

Gentle yoga basics with Keneen is at 9 a.m. to 10:15. Yoga all levels with Keneen is at 10:30 a.m. to noon. The first class is free and drop ins are $12 and sign-in is encouraged. Register online at

Also, Zumba with "Coco" Chanelle, all levels is $5. The classes are on Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 to 6:30 and on Saturdays from 9 to 10 a.m.

Indoor flea market ongoing event

The Mancos Flea Market is every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Hardware Store, 192 S. Main, across the bridge and just past The Absolute Bakery. Everyone is welcome to come sell, browse and buy. Spaces are available - 12'x12' for $15 for both days. Call 749-9320 for more information. Be sure to leave a message if no answer and your call will be returned.

Teen writing group meets on Wednesdays

Local writer Suzanne Strazza in partnership with the Mancos Public Library, will be leading a writer's group for teens ages 13-19. This group will meet at the Mancos Public Library, located at 211 W. First St., every Wednesday from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. No prior writing experience is needed. There will be no homework or required writing for this class; it is merely to explore ideas and how to get them onto paper. For more information, please call MPL at 533-7600.

Teen Computer Club at Mancos library

The first Wednesday of each month at 5 to 6:30 p.m. teens will meet in the Community Meeting Room at the Mancos Public Library to work on various computer projects. All meetings will have hands on experience with digital devices, disassemble, build, etc. At times we will have regional computer geeks visit. They will answer questions on specified topics, such as animation, robotics, game development hacking, etc. Questions? Call for more information at 970-533-7600.