People are encouraged to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published.
Monday, Dec. 30
Due to the contract with the Holiday Inn Express in Cortez, the RSVP date for the Dolores River workshop has been moved up to Monday, Dec. 30. If you plan to attend, email Kathy Sherer at email@example.com or call 970-247-8306 by Dec. 30.
Tuesday, Dec. 31
The public is welcome to a Holiday Yoga Gathering on Dec. 31, New Year's intention from 3 to 6 p.m. Stretching and yoga from 3 to 4 p.m.; meditation, discussion and refreshments follow at 40594 Road G. White Wind Ranch, Mancos. Suggested donation $15-20. For more information, call 946-1267.
"Dance into December" is the December theme of Raising Readers Storytime at the Cortez Public Library. Storytime is held at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday for preschool-aged children. For more information, call the library at 565-8117.
Book a librarian for up to two hours for free at Dolores Public Library to help with research, a job search (résumé), your computer or software. To schedule, come in, call 882-4127 or visit www.doloreslibrary.org.
Tony Reyes Art Exhibition will be on display at the Dolores Public Library through the month of December. Tony Reyes is a natural artist, besides painting, he plays musical instruments, and performs folkloric dances.
Monday, Jan. 4
There will be a fundraiser for Vickie Wallace, who was recently diagnosed with Metastatic Colon Cancer, on Jan. 4 at Lewis Arriola Community Center at 4 p.m. The event will feature: Cow Patty dinner, silent auction, dessert auction and chicken bingo. All proceeds will help the Wallace's to pay for medical bills. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Jan. 6
The Montelores Early Childhood Council (MECC) will hold their next monthly luncheon meeting on Monday, Jan. 6, at 11:45 a.m., at the Johnson Building, 525 S. Broadway, in the downstairs meeting room 110, Cortez. Lunch will be provided, RSVP to MECC's coordinator, Vangi McCoy, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, PO Box 1725, Cortez, CO 81321, phone 749-7017.
Tuesday, Jan. 7
Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen will hold its general membership-planning meeting on Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 2100 N Dolores Rd, Cortez. New members welcome! Learn what we do to ensure public lands stay open to horsemen. Tacos can be purchased at 6:15 p.m. Call Sue for more info 564-9454.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Yoga and meditation, held on Mondays/Wednesdays, will begin Jan. 8 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. classes at Mt. Lookout Grange, 680 Grand Ave. in Mancos. All levels are welcome, arrive early for registration, bring a towel/mat, water, wear loose clothing, and refrain from eating one hour before class. Call or text 970-946-1267 for details.
Thursday, Jan. 9
The public is invited to the Dolores River Management Coordination (DRMC) Workshop held from 9 a.m. to 2:25 p.m. Jan. 9 at Holiday Inn Express, 212 E. Main St. in Cortez. RSVP to Kathy Sherer at email@example.com or Marsha Porter-Norton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 247-8306 by Jan. 7.
The Dolores River meeting will be held Jan. 9 in Cortez at the Holiday Inn Express. Please RSVP by Dec. 30 to Kathy Sherer at email@example.com or call 970-247-8306.
Saturday, Jan. 11
The League of Woman Voters of Montezuma County will hold a breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. on Jan. 11 at the Ponderosa Restaurant in Dolores. Melissa Brunner will discuss all the services the county provide, the funding sources and the county budget. For more information call 564-0708.
Thursday, Jan. 16
There will be a presentation going over judging changes that will take affect this year in the 2014 Montezuma County Fair in the Community Open Class Food Preservation. The presentation will be held at the Montezuma County Extension Office, 109 W. Main, Room 102 on Jan. 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 565-3123 to register ahead of time.
"Snuggle Up in January" is the January theme of Raising Readers Storytime at the Cortez Public Library. Storytime is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for preschool-aged children. Older children are welcome to join for the craft at 11:15 a.m. For more information, contact the library at 565-8117.