Flea market at old hardware store
The old hardware store on Main Street will be open for a Community Indoor Flea Market Friday, Aug. 31 and Saturday, Sept. 1, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The store will again be open on Sept. 7 and Sept. 8. Bring your own table(s). The fee is $10 per table for the two days.
Boyle Park flea market happens again
A community flea market will again be in Boyle Park on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bring your own tables and set up anywhere but the parking lot. There is no charge and no parking on the grass.
Musicians are encouraged to entertain.
Movie Mondays for September
The Mancos Public Library will be showing the following movies on Mondays after school in September:
Sept. 3 Closed due to Labor Day
Sept. 10 Two episodes of the Last of the Airbenders
Sept. 17 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menance
Sept. 24 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Movies begin at 4 p.m. For ages eight and above. Free! For more information please call MPL at 533-7600.
Storytime starts at Mancos Library
The Mancos Public Library, located at 211 W. First St, will start Little People Storytime on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 11 a.m. at MPL. Children ages 3-6 will be taught songs, verses and stories with the changing of the seasons emphasized. A craft is also offered. Free! For more information please call the Library at 533-7600.
Film to be shown at library
Mancos Public Library presents a screening of the critically acclaimed film, Precious Knowledge on Thursday evening, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. in the meeting Rroom at MPL.
At Tucson High School, ethnic studies programs have improved graduation rates among Latino students. But some state politicians think ethnic studies promote racial solidarity and anti-Americanism. When books are banned and the programs eliminated, teachers and students fight back in a modern civil rights struggle.
A panel discussion will follow the film. For more information call MPL at 533-7600. Free and open to the public.
DOW has Hunter Safety Class
On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9, there will be a Hunter Safety Class at the Mancos Community Center, 130 Grand Ave., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fee is $10, and the class is for ages 10 and up. Limit 45 people per class first come, first serve. The class is offered by Steve Nowlin of the Division of Wildlife. For more information, call 882-7627. No reservations.
Library cinema opens with Half the Sky
Mancos Public Library opens this season of Community Cinema with Half the Sky, which will be shown on Sept. 13, in the meeting room at MPL at 7 p.m. A discussion may follow.
Half the Sky is a film by Maro Chermayeff, Jamie Gordon and Mikaela Beardsley. It follows celebrity activiists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and Olivia Wildeas they travel to six countries and meet inspiring, courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and developing real, meaningful solutions through health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls. The film is free and open to the public. Call 533-7600 for more information.
Iron Jawed Angel to be shown
Mancos Public Library offers a screening of the film Iron Jawed Angel (Golden Globe Award 2005) on Thursday, Sept. 20 in the meeting room of MPL at 7 p.m.
Director Katja von Garnier employed slow motion, harrowing images and rock music to turn a quaint period piece into something relevant and righteous. Anyone who thinks about staying home on Election Day ought to be made to watch the scene where Hilary Swank, as the feisty suffragist Alice Paul, is force-fed by prison guards trying to end her hunger strike. (Aaron Barnhart) The film is free and open to the public. For more information call 533-7600.
Call for vendors!
The Mancos Health and Sustainability Festival is going to be Sept. 28 and 29. $25 for a 10 by 10 booth. (Add $15 if you need electricity.)
Call Kaleidoscope Wellness at 533-1100 if youre interested.
Teen Computer Club at Mancos library
The first Wednesday of each month at 5 to 6:30 p.m. teens will meet in the Community Meeting Room at the Mancos Public Library to work on various computer projects. All meetings will have hands on experience with digital devices, disassemble, build, etc. At times we will have regional computer geeks visit. They will answer questions on specified topics, such as animation, robotics, game development hacking, etc. Questions? Call for more information at 970-533-7600.