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Friday, Feb. 28
Dr Robert: the Beatles Tribute Band comes to the Dolores Community Center on Feb. 28 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Admission is $10, with kids 12 and younger free. Dress to impress in retro and vintage '60s and '70s garb! All ages are welcome, bar for 21 years and older, food concession by The Pie Maker. This is a fundraiser for sound improvements for the Dolores Community Center. Call Heather at 739-4646 for more details.
The next Science Friday at the Mancos Public Library will be on Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This class will focus on the scientific properties of snow and are made possible by generous help from Empire Electric, Kinder Morgan and Beyond Petroleum. For ages kindergarten to eighth grade. Free. For more information, call MPL at 533-7600.
The 20th Annual Pueblo to Pueblo Run-Bike Event will be held April 26 and is now open for registration. Register by visiting www.cortezculturalcenter.org. The center also seeks health-conscious organizations to sponsor the event. Call 565-1151 for more information.
Saturday, March. 1
The Mancos Opera House Architectural, Restoration and Preservation Society along with the Montezuma County VFW Post No. 5231 and Ladies Auxiliary are organizing a Mardi Gras fundraiser to be held at the Mancos Opera House, 136 W. Grand Ave. on March 1 from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. This year's theme is "Hard Days Night". Tickets are $30 per person and $50 per couple. Sponsor tables are available to purchase for $300. For more information, call 749-9320.
The public is invited to dance with "Country Fix", at The American Legion, 320 N Harrison, Cortez, on March 1 at 7 p.m. $5 cover charge.
The Jon Stickley Trio will be performing at the Dolores River Brewery on March 1 at 8 p.m. Free, 21 and older, show.
Monday, March 3
SouthWest Colorado Concerts presents award winning concert pianist Charlie Albright at 7 p.m. March 3 at the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium. Tickets will be on sale at the door beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Joyce Stevenson at 565-4757 or Paul Bostrom at 565-9127.
Saturday, March 8
Hello Dollface will be at the Millwood Junction in Mancos on March 8. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available at Southwest Sound, Millwood Junction or at the door. For more information, visit Hello Dollface at the Millwood Junction on Facebook.
Sunday, March 9
Little League Baseball is open for registration. Super Saturday registration will be at Hibbett Sports on March 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Baseball is open for ages 4 to 15 as of April 30. Cost varies from $55 to $105, according to age. Registration closes March 9. Registration forms can be downloaded from cortezlittleleague.com or picked up at the Rec Center, Hibbets or the Super Saturday event. For more information, call 560-3029 or email email@example.com.
Monday, March 10
The Four Corners Community Band will play a concert with the Newcomb, New Mexico High School Band, at the Phil Thomas Center for the Performing Arts, in Shiprock on March 10, at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.fourcornerscommunityband.com or call 564-1245.
Friday, March 14
Celebrating Women's History Month, HerStory - Midge Kirk and Terri Helm present Two Women from Rico, Lizzy Knight and Betty Pellet, on March 14 at 7 p.m. at the Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. A cash bar and appetizers will be offered before the program. For more information, call the Cultural Center at 565-1151.
The Mancos Seed Library will be hosting three seed workshops and a seed exchange in March starting with "A Celebration of Seeds" on March 3. "The intelligence of Seeds: Reproductive Biology" on March 10 and "The Abundance of Seeds: Basics of Seed Saving" on March 17. All workshops will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mt. Lookout Grange at 680 Grand Avenue. The Seed Swap will be March 23 at 4 p.m. with a potluck and raffle to follow. For more information and to register for the workshops, call 509-830-4380 or email CHOmontezuma@gmail.com.
Chris Vest exhibit will be April 1-18 at Cortez Cultural Center, opening reception April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 565-1151.
Southwest Center for Independence Second Chance Brain Injury group meetings will be the first Monday of every month at noon at the Cortez Office at 2409 E. Empire. For more information, call Matthew at 570-8001.
The Cortez Emblem Club No. 261 meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month (except January and February). For more information, call 565-2197.
American Legion Ute Mountain Post 75 meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Hall, 320 N. Harrison St. For more information, call the Legion at 565-8151.
Dolores Mountain Quilters meet at 10 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. Instructor is Regina. Bring sewing machine and neutral thread. More information is available at doloresmountainquilters.org or by calling Judith Swain at 560-4426.
Montezuma County Republican Central Committee meets at noon the first Thursday of every month at Shiloh's Steakhouse. For more information, email Nicci Crowley, secretary, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-9372.
The First Thursday Art Walk will be held in downtown Telluride from 5 to 8 p.m. Listen to Open Art Radio on KOTO from 12 to 1 p.m. on first Thursdays to hear interviews with the artists. Maps are available at participating venues and at the Telluride Arts offices located in the Stronghouse Studios + Gallery at 283 S. Fir St. For more information, visit www.tellurideinside.com.
First and Third Thursdays
Learn signs and nursery rhymes the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Mancos Public Library at 10 a.m. All ages are welcome. Call 970-403-9237 for more information.
The Mancos Community Dinners are held the Second Sunday of each month at Mt. Lookout Grange in Mancos (680 Grand Ave). Pay-what-you-can for dinner, bring a dish if you want. For more information, to help out or donate, call Gretchen at 509-830-4380.
The Mancos Water Conservancy District will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month at 42599 Road N off Road 42.
Southwest Inter-Tribal Voice and Montelores Human Rights Committee meets at 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at the Community Meeting Room in First National Bank. Email Art Neskahi at email@example.com.
Republican Women of Montezuma County invite the public to meet at noon every second Thursday at Shiloh's Steakhouse at 5 Veach St., in Cortez. For information, call Rosemarie Beall at 564-1576.
A Free legal self-help clinic for Montezuma County parties without an attorney will be held the second Thursday of every month from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. Volunteer attorneys will assist one-on-one by computer link. First come first-served basis.
Dolores secondary PTO meets the third Thursday of every month at 3:45 p.m. in Mr. Thurston's office. For more information, email Heather Alvarez at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tif at 903-8752.
First and Third Thursdays
Planning committee for the 10th Annual Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival meets at 10 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month upstairs at the Cortez Cultural Center. Anyone interested in volunteering is welcome to attend. Call 565-1151 for details.
4 Corners Republican Women's Club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Cortez Elk's Lodge. For more information, call 565-2197.
Last Saturday of each month Mt. Lookout Grange, 680 W. Grand, Mancos will have a Yoga Benefit for the Grange, donation only. Bring towel or mat and water. Refrain from eating an hour before.
First United Methodist Church has a Native American Worship Service at 2 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call 565-3002.
The public is invited to join the Southwest Singers for rehearsals for the fall season. The choir practices at 6:30 p.m. Monday evenings at First United Methodist Church in Cortez. For more information, call Director Ruth Wilson Francisco at 872-3870.
The Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde meets at noon each Tuesday at Shiloh's. For more information, email email@example.com.
The Dolores Public Library will answer technology/software questions about Microsoft Word, email, digital pictures, etc. free from 2 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call 882-4127.
The Mancos Public Library, offers Little People Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. The program is geared toward children ages 2 to 6, but all ages are welcome. For more information, call 533-7600.
The Way Christian Church has a Bible Studies class every Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Wednesday Morning Yoga will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Kaleidoscope, 233 Park St. in Mancos.
Wednesday community drum circle will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Kaleidoscope, 233 Park St. Mancos. Bring your drum (and an extra to share) and a folding chair.
Every Monday and Wednesday
Freestyle Defensive Arts is held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Community Center in Mancos. Kids Freestyle Defensive Arts class, for ages 8 to 15, will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call instructor Brian Williams at 903-5576.
Mancos Yoga/Meditation Monday and Wednesdays 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. (except first Monday of the month) Mt. Lookout Grange, 680 W. Grand, Mancos. Bring towel or mat and water. Refrain from eating an hour before.
Every Tuesday and Thursday
Karate "Ryukoku Seidokan" is held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Community Center in Mancos. Ages 5 to 10 is held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and costs $5 each class. Ages 11 and older is from 6 to 8 p.m. and costs $10 each class. For more information, call Victor Pilcher at 533-7471.
Zumba with Chanelle is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Kaleidoscope 233 Park Street Mancos. All levels.
Every Thursday the Community Drum Circle will be held at Kaleidoscope Wellness in Mancos. For more information, call 533-1100.
Every Friday at 6 p.m., the Tree of Life In Jesus Messianic Community (Etz-Chayim B'Yeshua) will begin a new Bible Study Series at Baptist Chapel, 1509 Hwy 145. For more information, call 970-562-4217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mancos Indoor Flea Market is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday at the old hardware store in Mancos, 192 S. Main St. To become a vendor, call Queenie Barz at 749-9320. The booth fee is $15 per weekend, along with insurance and vendor license charges.