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Wednesday, Feb. 12
The Mancos Public Library, located at 211 W. First St. will offer an "Old Fashioned Valentine Card Making Workshop" on Feb. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. All materials will be supplied including paper, glue, glitter, doilies, markers and paints. Free! All ages' welcome. For more information please call MPL at 533-7600.
Wednesday Morning Yoga with Lily Russo will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 12 at Kaleidoscope Wellness, 233 Park Street in Mancos. Call 533-1100 for questions.
Community Drum Circle will be from 6:30 to 8 on Feb. 12 at Kaleidoscope Wellness, 233 Park Street Mancos. Call 533-1100 for questions.
Thursday, Feb. 13
A Free legal self-help clinic for Montezuma County parties without an attorney will be held Feb. 13 from 2 to 5 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 basis.
The 2014 Mancos Days Coordinating Committee will hold a meeting on Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mancos Town Hall, 117 N. Main. St. Volunteers are welcome.
Zumba will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Kaleidoscope Wellness, 233 Park Street Mancos. Call 533-1100 for questions.
The Republican Woman of Montezuma County will have their next meeting at noon on Feb. 13 at Shiloh's. Find out what "Caucus" is and why you should know. They will also have on hand candidates running for election and re-election. For info call Rosemarie Beall at 564-1576.
Saturday, Feb. 15
The League of Women Voters of Montezuma County will hold a breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. on Feb. 15 at the Ponderosa in Dolores. Mike Preston, General Manager of the Dolores Water Conservancy District will discuss "Snowpack's, kayaks, water taps and seepage facts" For more information call 564-0708.
A Business Planning Course is being offered by Small Business Development Center, for beginning or experienced business owners. The course starts on Sat., Feb. 15 in Cortez and continues on each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through March 22 at the Cortez Welcome Center. Tuition is $280 for two people. Scholarships are available. To register, call 247-7009. For more details call Cindy at 882-4222.
Zumba will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 15 at Kaleidoscope Wellness, 233 Park Street Mancos. Call 533-1100 for questions.
Mancos Valley Distillery presents The Tomlynns on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. The duet, Arron and Carrie, hail from Cortez. Doors open at 5. $3 cover. "Tastes Like Friday" cocktails. For more info please call Ian at 970-946-0229.
Sunday, Feb. 16
The Anasazi Heritage Center presents David Mattson, of Yale University, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m. for his presentation "Lions in Your Back Yard." Free to the public. Contact the Center at 882-5600 for information on upcoming events or go to their website at http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/ahc.html
Mancos Meditation Group will be from 8 to 9 on Feb. 16 at Kaleidoscope Wellness, 233 Park Street Mancos. Call 533-1100 for questions.
Monday, Feb. 17
Four Corners Nine Twelve & TEA Party group is hosting a vetting of Senatorial Candidate Ken Buck. This is an opportunity for local voters to meet and question to decide their voting preference at the Elks Lodge in Cortez on Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. Mr. Buck is running for the U.S. Senate seat occupied now by Mark Udall.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
Water Rates plan public forum on Feb. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mancos Town Hall, 117 N. Main St. Information will be shared on a proposal to increase water rates for customers of Town of Mancos utilities.
Zumba will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 at Kaleidoscope Wellness, 233 Park Street Mancos. Call 533-1100 for questions.
Wednesday, Feb. 19
The SJMA, San Juan National Forest and BLM Tres Rios Field Office will offer a program to become a Forest Service Junior Snow Ranger at the Chicken Creek Cross-Country Skin Area on Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon. Snowshoes will be available for children' adults that need snowshoes must pre-register by Feb. 19. For ages 4 and up, accompanied by an adult. To signup or for more information call Gabi at 759-1170.
Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22
The Sixth Annual Homegrown Food Retreat will be at Fort Lewis College in the Student Union Ballroom on Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Coordinated by Southwest Colorado and sponsored by Zia Taqueria, Fort Lewis College Environmental Center, Sodexo, CSU Extension and Durango Natural Foods. The cost is $15 and suggested donation for lunch. For more information or to RSVP visit www.growingpartners.org.
Friday, Feb. 21
Enjoy live blues, swing and fine dining at the Kennebec cafe in Hesperus, featuring ROSCOE on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. Check out the Kennebec's recent expansion with a dazzling new bar.
Friday, Feb. 28
The 9th Annual Lewis Arriola Community Center "Warm Up" chili and cornbread supper will be Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at 21176 MC Road S. (1/2 mile west of US 491). This is the primary fundraiser for the center. Funds raised help offset operating and maintenance expenses. There will be homemade chili and cornbread and an old-fashioned pie auction. Tickets are available at the door for $5 each or 5 tickets for $20 or can be purchased in advance from Chan 882-7318 or Carlo 882-7816.
The Mancos Public Library will show the following movies on Mondays in February: Feb. 17 - Library Closed (President's Day), no movie, Feb. 24 - Smurfs 2 (1 hr., 45 min.). All movies begin at 4 p.m. and are for ages 8 and up. Younger children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. For more information call 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.
Sunday, March 9
Little League Baseball is now open for registration. Super Saturday registration will take place at the Cortez Recreation Center on Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 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. To save money register by Feb. 15, registration closes March 9. Registration forms can be downloaded from cortezlittleleague.com or picked up at the Rec Center, Hibbets, or the Super Saturday events. For more info call 560-3029 or email email@example.com
Saturday, March 22
There will be a benefit Chili dinner and silent auction for Amy Martin, a mother of three fighting stage 2 breast cancer, to help with medical bills on March 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lewis Arriola Community Center. Kids are $4 and adults are $10. If you would like to donate or need more info call Heather Veach at 560-9316.
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, nursery rhymes and have lots of fun the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at the Mancos Public Library at 10 a.m. All ages are welcome. Call 970-403-9237 for more info.
Mancos Community Dinners will be the Second Sunday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Lookout Grange, 680 Grand Ave,. This is a pay -what-you-can event. All ages are welcome. Main dishes will be provided. Participants can bring a dish to share, ideas, a plate, silverware and instruments, too. For more information, 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 of 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 Shilo'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, via computer link. First come first-served basis.
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 make donations call Grethen at 509-830-4380.
First and Third Thursday's
Planning committee for the 10th Annual Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival meets at 10 a.m. on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month upstairs at the Cortez Cultural Center. Anyone interested in volunteering is welcome to attend. Call 565-1151 for details.
A new Republican woman's club has been formed locally called 4 Corners Republican Women's Club. Regular meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Cortez Elk's Lodge. For more information, please call 565-2197.
Last Saturday of each month Benefit for the Grange, donation only. Mt. Lookout Grange, 680 W. Grand, Mancos. Bring towel or mat and water. Refrain from eating an hour before.
The Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde meets at noon each Tuesday at Shiloh's. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St., will be offering Little People Storytime on Tuesday's at 10:30 a.m. The program is geared towards children ages 2 - 6 but all ages are welcome. For more information call 533-7600.
Wednesday Morning Yoga will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Kaleidoscope, 233 Park St. in Mancos.
Wednesday community drum circle from 6:30-8 p.m. at Kaleidoscope 233 Park Street Mancos. Bring your drum (and an extra to share if you have one please!) and a folding chair to sit in.
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 Wednesday's 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.
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, 233 Park St. in Mancos. For more information call 533-1100
Free Community Dinner every Thursday night at 6 p.m. at the Cortez Family Worship Center Foursquare Church, 500 N. Washington. Donation is always appreciated. Call 565-3709 for more information.
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.