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Community Calendar

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Cortez



Saturday, Dec. 3The Catholic Daughters’s holiday craft fair and lunch, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Margaret Mary Church Hall, 28 E. Montezuma Ave. Navajo tacos and green chili stew on Saturday, and soups and breads on Sunday. Free and open to the public.



Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde presents a free breakfast with Santa, 8-10 a.m. at the Cortez Elks Lodge, 2100 N. Dolores Road. Free breakfast, free picture with Santa and a gift.



WinterFest in Ouray, with a Christmas parade to start at 6 p.m. followed by festivities at the Elks Lodge. For Yule Night details contact Denise, dborg56@gmail.com.



Sunday, Dec. 4The fifth annual Messiah Sing-in, 6:30 p.m. at the Cortez First United Methodist Church, 515 N. Park St., Cortez. Details: Patricia Faulkner at 970-564-9458.



Monday, Dec. 5The Dolores River Anglers chapter of Trout Unlimited’s Holiday Party, at Mainstreet Brewery. Bring a $5 fishing or outdoor gift. Also, an update on what climate change is likely to mean to our trout streams in the Upper Dolores watershed. A stream ranking will be presented. Meet-and-greet at 6:30 p.m., program at 7 p.m. Details: Brad Waltman at 970-759-0175 or Dale Smith at 970-759-3020.



Thirty Million Words Initiative meeting, 10 a.m., in meeting room 110, the Johnson Building, 925 South Broadway. An effort to impact the quality of oral language development for children birth to age 3.



The Montelores Early Childhood Council’s monthly luncheon, 11:45 a.m., in meeting room 110, the Johnson Building, 925 South Broadway. The public is invited. Lunch provided so RSVP at 970-749-7017.



Tuesday, Dec. 6SouthWest Colorado Concerts presents Celebrate! Local Musicians concert, featuring the Mancos Valley Chorus, 7 p.m. at the Montezuma-Cortez High School. Free. Features old favorites and songs from other cultures. Doors open at 6:30. Refreshments after the concert. Details: Lindsay Havran, 565-7676 or Jason Witt, 570-9051.



A free radon clinic, 1:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m, at the Montezuma County Extension Office, 109 W. Main St., in Room 102. Radon test kits will be provided to area residents, while supplies last. Limited seating; attendance is by RSVP only. Call 970-565-3123 ext. 0 to reserve your seat.



Wednesday, Dec. 7Montezuma County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231 invites veterans to a luncheon and certificate presentation, 1-3 p.m. at the Montezuma County Annex, 107 N. Chestnut. Certificates for service will be given for conflicts: Dominican Republic 1965; Lebanon 1982; Panama 1989; Gulf War 1991; El Salvador; Grenada-Operation Urgent Fury; Eldorado Canyon-Libya; Operation Earnest Will-Persian Gulf; Operation Just Cause-Panama; and Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. RSVP no later than Nov. 15. Details: 970-739-6270.



The Piñon Project Family Resource Center board holds its annual meeting, 5:30 p.m. at The Piñon Project in Cortez. Includes a report on report on Piñon’s activities during the year. The public is invited. Details: 970-564-1195.



Get Your Paint On with Ashley Nolan, 6:30 p.m. at San Juan Coffee Co., 4 West Main St. Admission is $30 per person and includes instruction, painting supplies, coffee, and a pastry. Classes are limited in size and you must sign up and pay ahead of time at San Juan Coffee Co.



Mancos Valley Chorus concert, 7 p.m. at Montezuma-Cortez High School. The theme is “Glimpses of Christmas,” and it’s free.



Thursday, Dec. 8A Gingerbread House Live Auction and sale of Christmas baked goodies, to benefit Grace’s Soup Kitchen at St. Barnabas Church. Houses of all sizes created by professional, youths and citizen bakers. Awards in each category at 6 p.m., followed by the auction. Details: 565-7865.



Let It Snow family night, 5:30-7 p.m., Johnson Building Room 110. RSVP so organizers know if there’s enough food and small gift. Details: 970-564-3211



Saturday, Dec. 10Volunteers are needed for Knowledge Bowl 2016, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Montezuma-Cortez High School. Contact Deb McVicker, dmcvicker@cortez.k12.co.us.



or mecc@monteloresecc.org.



Lighthouse Baptist Church’s annual Christmas Musical, 7 p.m., 11502 Colorado Highway 145. Celebrate the birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ. Details: 970-565-9302 or www.lbccortez.org.



Aannual Christmas Bazaar at the Ute Mountain Casino Bingo Hall, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The M-CHS band will have a booth; come support your local high school band. To reserve a table call Jeannie Watson at 970-560-3871.



Sunday, Dec. 11Lighthouse Baptist Church’s annual Christmas Musical, 7 p.m., 11502 Colorado Highway 145. Celebrate the birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ. Details: 970-565-9302 or www.lbccortez.org.



The Cortez Elks Lodge’s annual Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m. Santa Claus leaves the building. Booth spaces are available for $30. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude after Santa Claus leaves the building. Details: Sally at 970-739-0616. Proceeds from booth sales go to scholarships, food baskets and the Angel Tree, and the veterans program.



Tuesday, Dec. 13Silent auction/Frito Pie Dinner and dance, 5-10 p.m., at the Cortez Elks Lodge, with music by Donny Johnson. Fundraising benefits Jennifer Gleason, a native of Cortez who was born with a birth defect called a UPJ obstruction and needs surgery in Denver. Details: 739-0616.



Thursday, Dec. 15For Pets’ Sake Humane Society holds a festive monthly board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Discussion will include the group’s finances, pet assistance programs, Holiday Bake Sale and other fundraising efforts. All are welcome! Details: (970) 565-PETS/7387.



Friday, Dec. 16Craftapalooza at the Cortez Public Library, 1-3 p.m. Make some crafts to start out the season. Other area organizations will be represented. The library is at 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-565-8117.



Saturday, Dec. 17For Pets’ Sake Humane Society’s Holiday Bake Sale, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the north entrance to City Market in Cortez. Bakers can drop off their goodies starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Early drop-offs can be made at NetForcePC (Main Street near Safeway) on Friday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bake, buy or donate and help our local pets. Details: Janet at 970-533-4042.



Monday, Dec. 26The Cortez Christmas Bird Count, with participants meeting at the Cortez Cultural Center at 7:30 a.m. for assignments. Start time is 8 a.m. Details: Jason St. Pierre at 248-245-3081 or the Cortez Cultural Center at 970-565-1151 ext. 14. The volunteer planning committee for the 2017 Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival meets every other Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m., upstairs at the Cortez Cultural Center.



Wednesday, Dec. 28“One World” will be the topic at the “How You Can Be Part of a Christian Community with Integrity and Not Believe All Those Things You Thought You Had to Believe,” 6:30 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 110 W. North St. Questions required. No answers promised. Details: 565-7865.



Through DecemberCurrent displays at the Cortez Public Library include assorted media from Southwest Open High School, quilts from Dolores Mountain Quilters, gourds from Rob and Mary Wilson of Southwest Gourds have gourds. Gourds also are for sale. The library is at 202 N. Park St. Call 970-565-8117.



Wednesday, Jan. 11A free radon clinic, 1:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m, at the Montezuma County Extension Office, 109 W. Main St., in Room 102. Radon test kits will be provided to area residents, while supplies last. Limited seating; attendance is by RSVP only. Call 970-565-3123 ext. 0 to reserve your seat.



Monday-FridayFree nondenominational silent meditation, in the Johnson Building at 7 p.m. at 925 Broadway, No. 184. Call (970) 560-2822.



Monday, Tuesday and WednesdayCortez Public Library computer and tech tutoring, 202 N. Park. Call 970-565-8117 or visit the library for an appointment.



First MondayCortez Emblem Club No. 261 meets, 6:30 p.m. the first Monday every month at the Cortez Elks Lodge. Details: 565-2197.



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



The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen meet, 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. Details: www.mesaverdehorsemen.com.



First WednesdayDiabetes 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 2 diabetes. Contact Laura White, RD, at 564-2276 for details.



First ThursdayMontezuma County Republican Central Committee meets, noon at Shiloh Steakhouse. Email Jan Gardner at montezumagop@gmail.com or call 565-2197.



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



First FridayCaregiver/Advocate support group for caregivers of any person with Alzheimer’s, dementia or chronic illness, noon at Vista Mesa Assisted Living, 1206 N. Mildred, Cortez. Lunch. Details: 259-0122.



The Disabled American Veterans’ monthly meeting, The Veterans Outreach Center, 7 W. First St., Cortez. Lunch at noon, meeting at 12:30 p.m. Details: 560-2793.



First and third WednesdaysBe surrounded by the sense of Mystery during Evensong, contemplative, candlelit, chanted evening meditation, at 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 110 W. North St. Details: 565-7865.



First and third SaturdayFour Comers Square Dancers dance the first and third Saturdays of each month, and lessons start on Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Kemper Elementary School. Details: 565-4033, 749-9682 or 565-9836.



Second TuesdayThe Ute Mountain High School Rodeo Team meets, 6 p.m. in the outdoor arena at the fairgrounds. Details: Karen, 970-560-2657.



The Cortez Beading Guild meets, 5 p.m. in the Cortez library conference room. All skill levels and talents welcome. Details: 970-529-0149.



Support group for people with disabilities meets, 2–3:30 p.m. at 2409 Empire St. Sponsored by the Southwest Center for Independence. Details: 970-570-8001 or e-mail Luanne@swilc.org.



The Montezuma County Historical Society’s board of directors meets, 11:30 a.m. at the Cortez Elks Club and includes a no-host lunch. Members and prospective members are always welcome.



The Southwest Art League meets, each month. Details and locations, 882-4770.



Second WednesdayMontezuma County Hospital District monthly board of directors meets, 6-8 p.m. in the Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Public is welcome. Details: 564-2146.



Second ThursdayThe Southwest Woodworkers Guild meets, 7 p.m. at various locations. Beginners and experts welcome. Details: Tom, 882-7360.



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



Support group for people living with Fibromyalgia, 1-2:30 p.m. at the SWCI office at 2409 E. Empire, Cortez. Details: 970-570-8001 or luanne@swilc.org.



Free estate planning seminar, 5-7 p.m., Vectra Bank Conference Room, 350 W. Montezuma Ave. Overview of estate planning issues, including wills, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney. RSVP requested at erin@fone.net. Details: 303-588-2695.



Third TuesdayThe Compassionate Friends Four Corners Chapter, for Families following the Death of a Child meets, 7 p.m. at the Hospice Building, 1345 S. Broadway, Cortez. Use kitchen entrance. Call Cherie at 565-6480 or Debbie at 565-4732.



Third WednesdayThe Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon at Shiloh Steakhouse. Call 565-3414.



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



Third SaturdayChristian Motorcycle Association Cortez Chapter, 8 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. chapter meeting and 10 a.m. ride (weather permitting). At Jack & Janelle’s, 801 E. Main St. Details: Steve Reed, 970-565-7233. No motorcycle required.



Third SundayThe Cortez Fire Protection District’s CPR and First-aid certification classes, 9 a.m., Station 1, 30 N. Ash St. Courses are six to eight hours and include CPR/AED, CPR/AED and first-aid, Healthcare Provider CPR. Minimum class size is four. Register: 565-3157.



Fourth Tuesday4 Corners Republican Women’s Club meets, 11:30 a.m. at the Cortez Elks Lodge. Details: 565-2197.



Fourth SaturdayThe Cortez Beading Guild meets, noon in the Cortez library conference room. All skill levels and talents welcome. Details: 970-529-0149.



Fourth SundayKIRTAN in Cortez (Bhakti Yoga practice), 6-8 p.m., at Heart and Core Yoga Studio, 30 W. Main, Cortez. All are welcome. $10 donation suggested. Details: Jennie Nuriya 801-671-6275.



Every MondayThe Four Corners Community Band, 7-9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cortez at Market and North streets. New members welcome. Details: 882-2522 or fourcornerscommunityband.com.



Embrace Grace, a free support group for pregnant women of all ages, 6:30 p.m. at Community of Believers church, 23826 County Road G. Details: Debbie at 970-739-2344 or email hot_rod_jorg@yahoo.com or Zandra at 970-764-0920 or email communityofbelievers41113@gmail.com



Every Monday, Tuesday and WednesdayOne-on-one computer and tech tutoring, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-565-8117 or at the library.



Every TuesdayThe Cortez Public Library’s Family Entertainment Series, 2 p.m., 202 N. Park St. The schedule: On July 12, Rocky Mountain Puppets climbs Mount Healthmore. Details: 970-565-8117.



Volunteer at the Mesa Elementary School Garden, 9-11 a.m. in June and July. Montezuma School to Farm project invites families to learn gardening techniques, and take home produce. Details: Danyel Mezzanatto, cortezelementaryschoolgardens@gmail.com.



Open Mic, 7 p.m. at Blondie’s. Details: 739-4944.



Anasazi Heritage Center Docent Tour, 10:30 a.m. Join local historian and Anasazi Heritage Center volunteer Tom Hayden as he presents “Northern San Juan Anasazi, and the Big Picture.”



Bridge players needed, at 1:30 p.m., Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church, 305 S. Washington St. Everyone is invited; entry-level on up. Mentors welcome. Details: 565-6088 or 565-7024.



Every WednesdaySitting in the quiet, meditation, contemplation, centering prayer, 12:15–12:45 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 110 W. North St. Details: 565-7865.



Karaoke at Blondie’s Trophy Room, 8 p.m. to midnight. Hosted by JR Stafford. Details: 739-4944.



Volunteer at the Kemper Elementary School Garden, 9-11 a.m. in June and July. Montezuma School to Farm project invites families to learn gardening techniques, and take home produce. Details: Danyel Mezzanatto, cortezelementaryschoolgardens@gmail.com



Every ThursdayRaising Readers Storytime, 10:30 a.m. at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez. Older children may join us for a craft at 11:15 a.m. The schedule for December: Gingerbread, Dec. 1; Poinsettias, Dec. 8; It’s a Plane, Dec. 15; Winter Holidays, Dec. 22; Visit the Zoo Day, Dec. 29. Songs, stories, crafts and silliness. Details: 970-565-8117.



Country music and dancing, 7-10 p.m. at the Cortez Senior Center.



Bingo at the Cortez Elks Club, 2100 N. Dolores Road. Early Bird game at 6:45, with others to follow. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with food and beverages available. Pots vary in payoffs with 2 progressive payoff games. Special giveaways at different times.



Volunteer at the Cortez Middle School Garden, 9-11 a.m. in June and July. Montezuma School to Farm project invites families to learn gardening techniques, and take home produce. Details: Hannah Hall, mstfpamericorps3@gmail.com.



Overeaters Anonymous weekly meetings, 8 p.m. at the Cortez Dental office, 43 W. Montezuma Ave. (on the corner of Montezuma and Chestnut). Not sure if OA would be right for you? Visit oaquiz.org and find out. Details: 970-799-2183.



Every FridayTOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), meets at 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Cortez Public Library. Details: 970-882-4369.



Genesis Study utilizing Chuck Misler’s Genesis Commentary, 6:30 p.m. at Tree of Life In’Jesus, 1509 Colorado 145. Starts Oct. 28 and will be ongoing. Discussion, praise and worship after. Workbook and notes are optional. Details: 970-562-6311.



Every SaturdayFree silent nondenominational silent meditation, 10 a.m. at The Woozledoozer, 925 S. Broadway No. 211. Call (970) 560-2822 (Pixy).



Yoga for students, Heart and Core Yoga Studio, 30 W. Main St. Class for high school students noon-1 p.m.; middle school students at 1:15-2:15 p.m. A well-rounded experience for all abilities. Parents welcome, but not required. Details: 739-0547, www.heartandcoreyoga.com.



Every Sunday



The Unitarian Universalists meet, 10:30 a.m. upstairs in the Cortez Cultural Center, with presentations on comparative philosophies and religions. Details: 970-677-4189.



Course in Miracles meeting, 7-9 p.m., two miles north on Road 25. All are welcome. Details: Larry at 970-565-4286.



Dolores



Monday, Dec. 5Health care enrollment info session, 6 p.m. in the Dolores Public Library meeting room. Representatives from the Piñon Project will give a short presentation on Connect for Health Colorado, Medicaid and CHP+. Details: 882-4127 or DoloresLibrary.org.



Thursday, Dec. 8Tween & Teen Gaming hour, 3:45-4:45 p.m. at the Dolores Public Library. Board games, Playstation 4, Minecraft, snacks for kids in grades 6-12. Details: 882-4127 or DoloresLibrary.org.



Saturday, Dec. 10Beginner’s Beading Class, at the Dolores Public Library. Learn the art of peyote stitch beading at Dolores Public Library with master beader Betty Schneider. Free. Advance registration required. Call 882-4127 or stop by the library to sign up.



The Dolores River Brewery Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Brewery, 100 S. Fourth St. Local artists will have pottery, fine chocolates, jewelry, fiber arts, handmade soaps and more for sale. Live music by members of the Last Nickel band, refreshments and good cheer! Details: Michele Martz at 562-4494.



Monday, Dec. 12Dolores Public Library district board meeting, 6 p.m.



Tuesday, Dec. 13Stories and Cookies with Santa, 6 p.m. the at Dolores Public Library. Pajama storytime at 6 p.m. followed by cookies with Santa. Details: 882-4127 or DoloresLibrary.org.



Thursday, Dec. 15Tween & Teen Gaming hour, 3:45-4:45 p.m., at the Dolores Public Library. Board games, Playstation 4, Minecraft, snacks for kids in grades 6-12. Details: 882-4127 or DoloresLibrary.org



Friday, Dec. 16LEGO Club, 12 -1:30 p.m. at the Dolores Public Library. Kids are welcome in the library meeting room to build, build, build! Legos and snacks provided. Details: 882-4127 or DoloresLibrary.org.



First TuesdayDolores Mountain Quilters meeting, 10 a.m. at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. Details: http://www.doloresmountainquilters.org or Sine Skags at 719-850-0923.



Dolores Mountain Quilters meets, 10 a.m. at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave, Dolores. The program for Dec. 6 will be stuffing Christmas stockings and a potluck luncheon. Guests and visitors are welcome. ore information is available at: http://www.doloresmountainquilters.org or by calling Sine Skags at 719-850-0923



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



Third and fourth ThursdayK9 Search & Rescue Team meets at the Dog House, 7:30 p.m., for training. Open to the public. Volunteers are needed for response, training, and administration. No dogs needed Details: 970-882-4746.



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



Civil Air Patrol Mesa Verde Cadet Squadron meets, 6:30–8:30 p.m. at K9 Search & Rescue in Dolores. Details: Maj. Debrah Archer, 970-759-5669.



Bingo night at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. A light supper starts at 6:30 p.m. for a $5 donation, followed by bingo at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Dolores Rotary Club. The schedule and benefactors: Nov. 29, National History Day; Jan. 31, Destination Imagination; Feb. 28, Disabled Veterans (DAV); March 28, Operation Graduation; April 25, Dolores Community Center. Details: Denis Boon at 970-560-0404.



Every WednesdayBible studies at Chapel on the Farm, 6 p.m. 19927 Road 26.2 Loop, Dolores. Details: 903-6153.



Dolores Public Library Storytime, at 10 a.m. throughout the year. Each Storytime will include stories, crafts, and more.



Baby/toddler Story Time, for infants, toddlers and their caregivers are invited to story time, 10 a.m. in the Dolores Public Library meeting room. More info at DoloresLibrary.org or 882-4127.



Every FridayPreschool Story Time, for preschool-aged children and their caregivers are invited to story time, 10 a.m. in the library meeting room. More info at DoloresLibrary.org or 882-4127.



Mancos



Sunday, Dec. 4Mancos Valley Chorus concert, 3:30 p.m., at Mancos United Methodist Church. The theme is “Glimpses of Christmas,” and it’s free.



Friday, Dec. 9Mancos Valley Chorus concert, 7 p.m., at Mancos United Methodist Church. The theme is “Glimpses of Christmas,” and it’s free.



“Meet the Pavels,” a free movie at 7 p.m. at the Mancos Public Library. The true-life romantic comedy explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one’s life — love. Details: www.mancoslibrary.org.



Saturday, Dec. 10Mancos Valley Chorus concert, 3:30 p.m. at Mancos United Methodist Church. The theme is “Glimpses of Christmas,” and it’s free.



The Mancos Brewing Co. celebrates its new series of beers, 6 p.m. with the Lindells playing dual solo acoustic sets at the Mancos Brewery. The brewery will celebrate the birthday of co-founder DeWayne Jackson, with $3 house pints during Open Mic Night Sunday, on Dec. 11, beginning at 6 p.m.



Thursday, Dec. 15The Mancos School Music Department presents “The Nutcracker,” 6 p.m. in the Mancos Bluejay Performance Center. Performed by Mancos students, kindergarten through grade 12. Suggested donation: $5 per family; students are free. Details: Andrew Saletta at asaletta@mancosre6.edu, or 533-7748.



First ThursdayThe Montezuma County VFW Post 5231 and Auxiliary meets, 7 p.m. at the Post home in Mancos. Will open at 5:30 for a meet-and-greet, entertainment and food provided.



First SaturdayTeen Movie Nights at the Mancos Public Library, 7–10 p.m. in the Mancos Public Library Community Meeting Room. View a movie on the library’s big screen. Details and schedule: 533-7600. Snacks provided.



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



Second ThursdayA free legal self-help clinic, for Montezuma County parties without an attorney are 2-3:30 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. Details: 970-564-5029 from 8 a.m.–12 p.m. and 970-564-5073 from 1–5 p.m.



Second SundayThe 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.



Third MondayThe Mancos School District Re-6 Board of Education meets, 7 p.m., 395 W. Grand Ave., Room 503, Mancos. Work session at 6 p.m.; special meetings as needed.



Third WednesdayPlay video games at the Mancos Public Library, until 5 p.m.



Third FridayTeen Nights at the Mancos Public Library, 7–10 p.m. during the school year. Games on Wii, PS4, Xbox One and snacks.
Fourth Thursday



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



Last ThursdayThe Mancos Public Library Board of Trustees meets, 5 p.m. in the library meeting room, 211 W. First St. Info: 533-7600.



The Mancos Historical Society meets, at the Mancos Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 470 W. Grand Ave., new time of 5 p.m.



Every TuesdayKnit or crochet at the Mancos Public Library, 6-7 p.m. Teens and adults are welcome. Free. Limited supplies of knitting materials, so bring your own if possible. Sign up at mancoslibrary.org or call 970-533-7600 ext. 206 or email kgraf@mancoslibrary.org.



Kids Storytime at the Mancos Public Library, 10:30-11:30 a.m. A bilingual, seasonal story time for ages birth through 6 years old.



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



A free class for Spanish speakers, 10-11-30 a.m. at the Mancos Public Library. Work to improve your English skills.



“Joyful Noise” Children’s Choir starting in Mancos, 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, corner of Bauer and Oak. For grades K-6, Home-schoolers welcome.



Game Daze, 3:45-5 p.m., Mancos Public Library. For kids 8–12; opportunities to play technologically innovative computer-generated games.



DurangoTuesday, Nov. 29Learn about becoming a nurse (LPN, RN, BSN), 12-1 p.m. in Room 219, SCCC East, 701 Camino del Rio, Durango. Free. Details: 970-564-6221.