Community Calendar, April 30

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Thursday, April 30



“Death – The Ultimate Fear?” will be the topic at the next “How You Can Be Part of a Christian Community with Integrity and Not Believe All Those Things You Thought You Had to Believe” conversation. Meet at St. Barnabas Church, at 6:30. Questions required. No answers promised. Info: 565-7865.



Deadline to pay the 2014 property taxes if you pay in full. Postmarks through April 30 will be accepted. Info: 970-565-7550.



Southwest Open School Gallery Night at the Southwest Open School, 401 N. Dolores Rd., Cortez, from 6 to 8 p.m. Presentations and exhibitions. Refreshments are provided. Info: 565-1150.



Through April



“Here Cometh April Again” is the April theme of the Raising Readers Storytime at the Cortez Public Library, at 202 N. Park St., Cortez. Preschool program is every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Older children may join for a craft at 11:15 a.m. “Berries” is the topic on April 30. Info: 970-565-8117.



Cortez Artist Gallery Exhibit, 25 N. Market St., Cortez. Keith Campbell’s Wild Landscapes of the American Southwest Photography, featuring 2D images of 3D natural wonders.



Friday, May 1



Deadline for $1,000 M-CHS Alumni Scholarship, for a graduating MCHS senior attending a post-secondary institution. Info: www.onwardfoundation.org, or an M-CHS counselor. Application deadline is May 1.



Fried Baloney, rock and blues, 8 p.m. to close on May 1, Riverfront Bar & Grill, 1319 Railroad Ave., Dolores, 882-4007.



Friday and Saturday, May 1-2



The Southwest Singers perform their “Summer Is In the Air” concerts at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Cortez. Informal reception to follow. Info: 562-4476.



Saturday, May 2



Faces of Folk, an event for the Bridge Emergency Shelter, 7–9:30 p.m. Art by Bronwyn Strickland, with visual and verbal stories of Bridge guests. Live folk music and finger food. Tickets $50, available at Town and Country Furnishings, The Bridge and at the door. Info: 565-9808.



Christian Women’s Celebrations’ “A Tribute to Heroes,” 6 p.m., Lewis Arriola Community Center, featuring The Bar-D Wranglers and a chuckwagon dinner catered by Seas’nings. Cost: $25/person includes room fee, program, meal, drink, dessert and tip. Speaker: Sam Jarrett. Reservations/tickets required by April 25. Contact Cindy Bennetts @cwcfunevents@gmail.com or call 560-6273.



The Recovery Center Yard Sale, 7 a.m. top noon, 35 N. Ash, Cortez. Drop off donations 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday–Friday until April 24. No electronics please. Info: 970-565-4109.



Mancos Valley Distillery presents 3G CD Release Party. Doors open 5 p.m.; music starts 8 p.m. Cover charge is $3. 3G is a four-piece family band out of Mancos. “Tastes Like Friday” cocktail specials will be served.



Church Yard sale and beautification day event, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cortez Family Worship Center, Foursquare Church 500 N. Washington. At 8 a.m., Band of Brothers Men’s and Victorious Women of God free breakfast. Please bring only items in excellent condition for the sale. Proceeds go to beautify our neighborhood. Info: Laurie McGuire, 759-3601.



Sunday, May 3



The First Baptist Church hosts a recital, introducing Nick Romeo, at 2 p.m., 100 N. Market St. Refreshments are included. Romeo is a professional journalist and author with a strong amateur interest in music. His recital will feature works by Bach and Chopin.



Hip Hop with Abstract Rude, Myka 9, Def I, and more, 9 p.m. at Blondies in Cortez. Charge: $5 cover at door. Info: 970-739-4944.



The Mancos Valley Chorus presents “We Will Rock You!” The program includes a variety of classic rock tunes at 3:30 p.m., Mancos Methodist Church, 470 W. Grand.



Monday, May 4



The M-CHS Band Boosters raffle takes place at the All-District Band Festival at MCHS at 7 p.m. Grand prize is a home theater system including a 55-inch HDTV, and BlueRay/DVD player valued at $2,250. Second prize is a Specialized mountain bike from Kokopelli Bike & Board valued at over $860. Tickets: 1 for $10 or 3 for $20. Information and tickets: Jacque Cook, 970-560-0108.



The Mt. Lookout Grange (680 Grange Ave, Mancos) hosts a free presentation at 7 p.m. by the Montezuma School to Farm Project about the program’s work to connect our farming heritage with our future. All are welcome.



RE-1 All-District Band Concert, 7 p.m., in the M-CHS main gym, featuring the music of the middle school band, high school symphonic band, and the CMS and MCHS Jazz Bands. The concert ends with two combined numbers featuring every band student in the district. Free.



The Montelores Early Childhood Council holds its next monthly luncheon meeting on the first at 11:45 a.m., in downstairs meeting room 110 in the Johnson Building, 925 S. Broadway, in Cortez. The public is invited, especially parents. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Vangi McCoy at 970-749-7017.



Monday and Tuesday, May 4,5



“Super ‘Sylum,” a play written by Mancos students, is about four young people have been placed in an asylum for believing that they are superheroes. Performances are at 7 p.m. in the Performance Center in Mancos. Tickets: $5 for adults; $3 for students, children and seniors.



Tuesday, May 5



Cortez Middle School Spring Concert, 7 p.m., in the CMS main gym, featuring the music of the sixth- seventh- and eighth-grade band, CMS Jazz Band and a combined number. Free. Everyone is welcome.



‘Chiropractic Care For Your Horse,’ by Dr. Petra Sullwold, at the Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen meeting at the Elks Lodge, 2100 N. Dolores Road, in Cortez. Dinner at 6:15 p.m.; presentation at 7 p.m.



The Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society presents William Reitze at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Church, 515 Park St., Cortez, to discuss “The Petrified Forest National Park Boundary Expansion Project: Re-assessing Occupation and Land use in El Desierto Pintado.” Info: Kari Schleher at 505-269-4475.



The Mancos Valley Chorus presents “We Will Rock You!” The program includes a variety of classic rock tunes at 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 515 N. Park, Cortez.



Wednesday, MAY 6



Mancos Kindergarten Open House, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Enrolling families receive an information packet, and may meet other parents and students. Call 533-7744 to provide your child’s name to the school. Students need to be 5 years old on Sept. 15, 2015 to enroll.



The Mancos Valley Chorus presents “We Will Rock You!” The program includes a variety of classic rock tunes at 7 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 495 Florida Road, Durango.



Thursday, May 7



Backyard Farming discussion with the town of Mancos. Raising animals for food, food products and companions from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mancos Community Center. Information: 533-7725.



SouthWest Colorado Concerts presents The Alliance Brass Quintet, at the M-CHS Auditorium, 7 p.m.. The season’s final concert features an internationally known brass ensembles. Tickets: $20 for adults, $5 for youths. Info: Lindsay Havran 565-7676 or Joyce Stevenson 565-4757.



Alphabet Soup Family Support Group features the Advocacy Resource Coalition, 6–7:30 p.m. at the Pinon Project Annex Conference Room, N. Chestnut and Arbecam in Cortez. Get answers about educational rights and special needs; tips on advocating for your child; services coming to our area. Parents, caretakers or guardians of children with special needs are welcome. Info: 564-1195.



Lighthouse Baptist Church hosts an event at 6 p.m. in honor of the National Day of Prayer at the Cortez City Park (adjacent to the Welcome Center). Info: 970-565-9302.



Friday, May 8



The Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival visits Cortez-area lakes and reservoirs. Meet at Cortez Cultural Center and travel with expert Jim Beatty to observe species. Lunch, snacks and water provided. Info: www.utemountainmesaverdebirdingfestival.com or (970) 565-1151. Reserve a spot.



The Mancos Valley Chorus presents “We Will Rock You!” The program includes a variety of classic rock tunes at 7 p.m., Mancos Methodist Church, 470 W. Grand.



Saturday, May 9



Baby-sitting Course, 9 a.m. to noon at Southwest Memorial Hospital Kiva Room. Meet in the cafeteria. Designed for ages 11–15 to learn Basic First Aid, Basic Child and infant CPR and baby-sitting skills. Cost: $30, with all proceeds going to the Montelores Cancer Fund.



Mothers Day bake sale to benefit For Pets Sake humane society, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Market North entrance. Drop off baked goods at 9:30 at City Market or May 8 at Netforce PC 1630 E. Main ,next to Safeway, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: Catherine at 739-9854.



Monday, May 11



Rico Elementary School puppet show: “The Lynx Who Almost Wasn’t” at the Rico School at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Contact Nancy at 967-3540 or nscarborough@dc2j.org.



Tuesday and Thursday, May 12, 14



Battle Rock Charter School hosts a Kindergarten Open House from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be a brief introduction to the school, games, work in our garden and lunch provided. Registration materials will be available. RSVP and questions: 759-1816.



Backyard Farming discussion with the town of Mancos. Raising animals for food, food products and companions from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mancos Public Library. Information: 533-7725.



Wednesday, May 13



First meeting of the local CWGA is at 6 p.m. at the Pro shop. Door prize is a Range Pass donated by Pro Micah Rudoski. All women interested in golf are encouraged to attend.



“From Mercantile to Mid-Century Modern: Cortez Grows Up.” Jill Seyfarth presents her research on historic structures of the Cortez Townsite, between Montezuma Avenue and Main Street, at 7 p.m. at the Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St. Hosted by the Montezuma County Historical Society. Free.



Thursday, May 14



Nepal: Before The Devastation, 7 p.m. at Mancos Public Library. A free slideshow of a recent trek to Nepal. Mancos resident Sherry Grazda is the presenter.



Friday, May 15



2015 Artist Reception for Bird Art Show, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Cortez Cultural Center Gallery, 25 N. Market St.



Saturday, May 16



The Western Music Association Colorado Showcase/Jam is 1 to 4 p.m. at the Mancos Library. Admission is free, but there will be a pass-the-hat donation taken. Complimentary cake, coffee and water. Info: Susie Knight at (303) 495-4869.



The Porchlights bring their Free Range Acoustic Music to the patio at the Mancos Brewing Company at 6 p.m.



Cortez Historic Preservation Day features two presentations at the new Sunflower Theater at 2 E. Main Street: at 10 a.m., “Our Stone Buildings: Past, Present, and Future”; and at 4 p.m., the listing of the Gold Medal Orchard in McElmo Canyon on Colorado’s List of Endangered Places, featuring Jude Schuenemeyer. Benefits the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project. A $20 donation is suggested. Cash bar supports the Sunflower Theater.



Monday, May 18



Four Corners 9/12 hosts a meeting about Federal vs State lands in the West, at Cortez Elks Lodge at 7 p.m.. A member of the American Lands Council will present information on current conditions of lands. Info: see http://fourcorners912.com.



Thursday, May 21



Free preview screening of “Limited Partnership,” followed by a community discussion, at 6 p.m., Mancos Public Library, 211 West First St.



Friday, May 22



The Mancos Public Library will host Barbara Grist’s slideshow presentation “Impressions of India” at 7 p.m. Grist’s photos are on display through May 28. Info: www.mancoslibrary.org or call the library at 970-533-7600.



Saturday, May 23



Fifth Annual Dairy Goat Information Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 20198 County Road P in Cortez. Get advice and demonstrations on care and maintenance. Multiple breeds will be represented, some for sale. Info: Jeanette at 565-9065 and leave a message.



Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24



The 2015 Colorado Permaculture Convergence in The Four Corners features speeches, dinner by Turtle Lake Refuge and music by Blue Coyote. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Hananiah’s Rest Ranch, 10501 Road 20, Cortez. Programs begin at 10 a.m.; closing address at 5 p.m. on May 24. Tickets at www.permacultureprovision.org and Dolores Foods, Zumas, Spruce Tree Coffee House, FB Organics, San Juan Coffee Shop.



Saturday, May 23



Indian Art Market, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., Montezuma Park.



Rug Auction in Cortez Cultural Center Gallery, 25 N. Market St. Preview at 10-11 a.m.; auction at 11 a.m.



Native American Dances, at the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., at 25 N. Market St.



Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24



15th Annual Indian Arts and Culture Festival, Montezuma Park and Cortez Cultural Center Plaza, 25 N. Market St.



Sunday, May 24



Indian Art Market, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m., Montezuma Park.



Native American Dances, on the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., at 25 N. Market St.



Monday, May 25



Native American Dances, at the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7 p.m., 25 N. Market St.



Tuesday, May 26



Old West Heritage Performances held in the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7 p.m., 25 N. Market St.



Wednesday, May 27



Native American Dances, at the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7 p.m., 25 N. Market St.



Thursday, May 28



Old West Heritage Performances, at the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7 p.m., 25 N. Market St.



The Dolores River Anglers chapter of Trout Unlimited hosts the 2015 Annual Spring Fling Fly Rod Casting Clinic and Cookout at Denny Lake Park, 6 p.m. to dark. The clinic will demonstrate several types of fly casts, how to set up gear, and basic knots for fly fishing. Experienced fly fishers will be coach and answer questions. Burgers and hot dogs will be served. All are welcome. Free.



Friday, May 29



Native American Dances, at the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7 p.m., 25 N. Market St.



Saturday, May 30



Native American Dances, at the Cortez Cultural Center Plaza at 7 p.m., 25 N. Market St.



Celebrate Life Annual Skateboard and BMX competition and music festival, 9 a.m., Parque de Vida. Cortez. Info: 970-739-4944



Hip Hop with GeorgeLife, DJ Pookie, Honey, and more, 9 p.m. at Blondies in Cortez. Info: 970-739-4944.



Through May



“Mary Poppins,” by the Durango Merely Players May 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 at 7 p.m., with matinees on May 2 and 9 at 1 p.m. Tickets: $24 at The Ticket Office in the Durango Welcome Center or at 970-247-7657, or www.durangoconcerts.com. All performances at the Durango Arts Center, 802 E 2nd Ave, Durango.



“Spring Possibilities” is the theme of the Storytime at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Older children may join for a craft at 11:15 a.m. May 7, “It’s All About You Mom!”; May 14, “Clowns”; May 21, “National Bike Month”; May 28, “Bears Galore.” Info: 970-565-8117.



Through May



2015 Bird Art Show, Cortez Cultural Center Artist Gallery, 25 N. Market St.



Monday, June 1



The Mt. Lookout Grange (680 Grange Ave, Mancos) hosts a free presentation at 7 p.m. about the biology of bees and their importance in Montezuma County. All are welcome.



Sunday and Monday, June 3-4



Volleyball Skills Camp at Dove Creek High School, by Adams State University head coach Lindy Mortensen. For middle and high school girls. Cost: $95 per athlete. Info: Melissa Carver at (970) 739-4027.



Mondays and Thursdays



Free nondenominational silent meditation in the Johnson Building at 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., beginning May 4. At 925 Broadway, No. 184. Call (970) 560-2822.



Mondays And Fridays



Cortez Public Library offers one-on-one computer and tech tutoring. Call 970-565-8117 or visit the library, 202 N. Park, to schedule an appointment.



First Monday



Southwest Center for Independence Second Chance Brain Injury group meets at noon at 2409 E. Empire, Cortez. Call Matthew, 570-8001.



Cortez Emblem Club No. 261 meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday (except in January and February). Call 565-2197.



First Tuesday



American Legion Ute Mountain Post 75 meets at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 320 N. Harrison St. Call 565-8151.



Dolores Mountain Quilters meets 10 a.m. at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. On May 5, a tag sale for members who wish to sell their unwanted “stashes.” (Label and price your items.) Arrive at 9 a.m. to set up. Guests and visitors are welcome. Info: doloresmountainquilters.org or Judith Swain 970-560-4426.



The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen meet at the Elks Lodge in Cortez at 6:15 p.m. (except December). Buy a taco or hamburger and drink. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Info: www.mesaverdehorsemen.com.



Second and Fourth Tuesdays



Knitting Club at the Mancos Public Library. Learn to knit, 6–7 p.m. Come to any or all sessions. Free. Teens and adults welcome. Limited knitting needles and yarn are available, so bring your own if possible. To sign up or for info, ​visit www.mancoslibrary.org or ​call Kathy Graf at 970-565-7600 ext. 206 or email kgraf@mancoslibrary.org.



First Wednesday



Diabetes support group meets 3:30–5 p.m. in the Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Learn to manage diabetes; share ideas. Sessions are free and open to anyone with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Contact Laura White, RD, at 564-2276 for details.



First Thursday



Montezuma County Republican Central Committee meets at noon at Shiloh Steakhouse. Email Nicci Crowley at montezumagop@gmail.com or call 570-9372.



Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Support Group meets at 5-6:30 p.m. in the Kiva room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Share ideas and exchange information with others. Free. Call Registered Dietitian Laura White, at 564-2276.



The Montezuma County VFW Post 5231 meets at 7 p.m. at the Post home in Mancos.



First Friday



First Friday Leadership at First National Bank in Cortez, 8–9 a.m. Free. Coffee and doughnuts at 7:45 a.m. Call Dena, 565-3414.



Caregiver/Advocate support group for caregivers of any person with Alzheimer’s, dementia or any chronic illness at noon at Vista Mesa Assisted Living, 1206 N. Mildred, Cortez. Discuss options with other caregivers. Lunch provided. Info: Elaine at the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 259-0122



Second Tuesday



The Mancos Water Conservancy District board meets at 7 p.m. at the district’s office, 42599 Road N, Mancos. Info: Gary Kennedy, 533-7325.



The Montezuma County Historical Society Board of Directors meets at 11:30 a.m. at the Cortez Elks Club and includes a no-host lunch. Anyone interested in area history is welcome.



Second Wednesday



Montezuma County Hospital District monthly board of directors meeting in the Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial hospital from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is welcome. Information: 564-2146.



Second Sunday



The Mancos Community Dinners, each month at Mt. Lookout Grange in Mancos (680 Grand Ave). Pay-what-you-can dinner, bring a dish if you want. To help or donate, call Gretchen, 509-830-4380.



Second Thursday



The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours at various locations, 5–7 p.m. Call 565-3414.



The Southwest Woodworkers Guild meets at 7 p.m. at various locations. Woodworkers welcome, beginner to expert. Call Rick, 533-7180.



Montezuma County Republican Women meet at noon at Shiloh Steakhouse at Veach and Main streets. All are welcome. Info: Rosemarie Beall at 564-1576.



A free legal self-help clinic for Montezuma County parties without an attorney are 2-4 p.m. at the Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. Volunteer attorneys will assist one-on-one, via computer link. First-come, first-served.



Summit Ridge Women’s Club seeks members to promote the organization and service club efforts of providing High School scholarships, sponsoring families in need during holiday events. The club meets once a month. For information, call Marie Chiarizia 757-395-0915.



Third Saturday



Christian Motorcycle Association – Cortez Chapter holds its 8 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. chapter meeting and 10 a.m. ride (weather permitting). At Jack & Janelle’s, 801 E. Main St. Call chapter president Steve Reed at 970-565-7233. No motorcycle required.



Third Wednesday



The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon is noon at Shiloh Steakhouse. Call 565-3414.



Caregiver/advocate support group for caregivers of any person with Alzheimer’s, dementia or any chronic illness at 6 p.m. at the Methodist Church, 515 North Park St. Cortez. Discuss options with other caregivers.



Third Thursday



Adult Computer Classes, 1:30-3 p.m. at Mancos Public Library Community Meeting Room 211, W. First St., Mancos. Call 970-533-7600 to enroll. No charge.



Dolores secondary PTO meets at 3:45 p.m. in Mr. Thurston’s office. Email Heather Alvarez at halvarez0722@gmail.com or call Tif at 903-8752.



Third Sunday



The Cortez Fire Protection District holds CPR and First-Aid certification classes at 9 a.m., Station 1, 30 N. Ash St., Cortez. Courses are six to eight hours and include CPR/AED, CPR/AED and First-Aid, Healthcare Provider CPR. Minimum class size is four students. Call 970-565-3157 to register.



Fourth Monday
The Southwest Center for Independence Potluck Lunch Group meets at noon, 2409 E. Empire St., Cortez. Call Matthew, 570-8001.



Fourth Tuesday



4 Corners Republican Women’s Club meets at 11:30 a.m. at the Cortez Elk’s Lodge. Info: 565-2197.



Fourth Thursday



Monthly Civil Air Patrol Senior Squadron’s monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Mancos, 150 N. Walnut St. Call 970-759-7012.



Last Wednesday



Bereavement Support Group for anyone dealing with a sudden, accidental, suicidal or traumatic death event at 5:15 p.m. Hospice of Montezuma, 1345 S. Broadway, Cortez. Info: 565-4400.



Last Thursday



The Mancos Public Library Board of Trustees meets at 5 p.m. in the library meeting room, 211 West First Street, Mancos. Info. 533-7600.



Every Monday



The Four Corners Community Band meets 7-9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cortez at the corner of Market and North Street. New members welcome. Call Fawn at 882-2522 or visit www.fourcornerscommunityband.com.



Every Tuesday



The Dolores Public Library answers technology/software questions about Microsoft Word, email, digital pictures, etc. Free at 2-5 p.m. Call 882-4127.



Free medical care, Tuesday 1 – 1:30 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 110 W. North St., Cortez. Call 565-4436 to schedule, or show up. Limited primary and pediatric care.



The Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St., continues the Little People Seasonal Storytime, at 10:30 a.m. The program follows the Mancos Re-6 schedule; runs through May. Children ages 2-6 will be taught songs, verses and stories. A craft is offered. Free. Call the library at 533-7600 or visit www.mancoslibrary.org.



“Joyful Noise” Children’s Choir starting in Mancos. Grades K-6, Homeschoolers welcome. Tuesdays, 4-4:45 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, corner of Bauer and Oak in Mancos.



Life Drawing, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Cortez Cultural Center 25 N. Market St., Cortez. Bring your own drawing materials. Easels and models provided. Ages 18 and older. No instructor; $5 fee. Info: 970-565-1151, ext.10 and cortezculturalcenter.org.



Every Wednesday



GOAL Academy/Rocky Mountain Digital Academy, a free, accredited online high school, hosts informational sessions and wait-list applications every Wednesday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Education Zone, 19 N. Maple St. (next to Audio Box). Info: 970-213-0923 or www.goalac.org.



Yoga Flow with Lily, 9:30-11 a.m. at the Grange. Call 847-819-2039.



Bible studies at Chapel on the Farm, 6 p.m. 19927 Road 26.2 Loop, Dolores. 903-6153



Every Thursday



Free Community Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Cortez Family Worship Center Foursquare Church, 500 N. Washington. Donation appreciated. Call 565-3709.



Weekly weigh-ins available with the Waist Management Group, 4:40 to 5:30 p.m., 343 E. Main St., Suite 300, Cortez. Free. Info: Berta at 565-9515 or 739-6014 after 4:30 p.m.



Country music and dancing for residents at the Cortez Senior Center, 7–10 p.m.



Overcomers Outreach bridges the gap between 12-step recovery groups and churches of all denominations. Christ-centered and Bible-based. Evangel Assembly of God, 209 W. 5th St., Cortez. 6:30 p.m. Call James, 303-519-7523.



Elks Bingo. New hours, beginning at 7 p.m. Come eat, play and visit.



Every Friday



TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Cortez Public Library.



“Bereavement & Caregiver Support Group, 1 p.m. Hospice of Montezuma. Call Sunny for information and location. 565-4400.