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Local Calendar of Events: Nov. 15-21

FRIDAY • NOV. 15

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Art exhibit “Consort, Conspire, Collaborate” — runs through Dec. 6, CMU Art Gallery at the Univ. Center. Free, open to the public. Closing reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 6.

Behind the Scenes Tour — 5:30 p.m., Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., $5/person. Just show up, no advance registration required.

Dance of Universal Peace — 7-9 p.m., Yoga West Collective, 1025 Main St. Info: Rick, 970-245-8001. Simple, timeless tradition of sacred movement to promote peace.

Downtown Tree Lighting Celebration & Santa visit — 5-7 p.m., 4th & Main in downtown GJ. Free to the public. Live music by The Tonettes. Info: http://www.downtowngj.org.

Free Hypnotherapy Lecture — Intro to Alchemical Hypnotherapy for people interested in personal growth or a new profession, as well as current wellness professionals seeking to advance their practice; 10 a.m.-noon, 853 White Ave. Info/register: Dulce, 970-464-1312.

Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun performance — faculty cello, movie-themed recital, 7:30 p.m. Moss Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall. $10/$8/$5. Info: 970-248-1604.

Movie Night — 6–9 p.m., Creative Avenues, 835 N. 26th St., “Disney’s Teen Beach” screening, wear PJs. Cost: $7 first child, $5 each additional. Info: 970-255-6757.

On stage: “Hay Fever” — comedy play by Noel Coward, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-16, Moss Perf. Arts Center, Robinson Theatre; $20/$15/$6. Info: 970-248-1604.

Open Coffee Club — 3rd Fri. of the month, 10 a.m.-noon, Laughing Dog Coffee House, 413 Monument Rd. Entrepreneurs can meet with staff of Business Incubator, have casual conversation, and see how to make their entrepreneurial dream come true. Free, open to all.

Rational Middle Energy Series movie & discussion — 4-6 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St. Info: mesatheater.com.

Open ballroom dancing — learn the night club two-step at 7 p.m.; open dancing 8-10 p.m., La Puerta Dance Studio, 523 1/2 Main St., suite A, Info: 970-712-2552.

Stroke Support Group meeting — 1-2:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Rd., Grand Mesa Room. Meets 3rd Fri. of each month. Free, open to all. Info: 970-298-1929.

Western Slope Jazz Orchestra “Milestones” concert — 7 p.m., Roper Ballroom, 5th & Rood. $15/$13. Students with ID are free. Info: 970-260-2332.

NIGHTLIFE/LIVE MUSIC

King’n Trio live for two nights — 7 p.m. Nov. 15–16, Back Porch Music, 995 Independent Ave. Tix: $20, to benefit the Avalon Cornerstone Project. Purchase advance tickets: 970-683-8778, avalontheatrefoundation.org.

Youth Open Mic Night — 7 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita. Info: 970-260-5413.

Lever Action live — Fri.-Sat., 9 p.m., Central Station, 2993 North Ave. Info: 970-628-4530.

Josh Rogan live — 9:30 p.m., Cruiser’s Bar, 715 Horizon Dr. behind Applebee’s. Info: 970-314-2554. $5 cover.

Live music — 7 p.m., DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Dr. Free, open to the public.

Live entertainment happy hour with Will Whalen — 5-8 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., followed by Good Times Karaoke, 9-midnight.

We Speak Imaginese live — 9 p.m., Naggy McGee’s, 359 Colorado Ave. Info: 970-424-5840.

No Outlet live — 9 p.m., Rocky Mountain Pub, 539 Colorado Ave. 21+.

Tony Rosario live — 9 p.m., Sabrosa, 112 S. 5th St. Info: 970-257-9020. No cover, 21+.

Goodman Band live — 9 p.m., Fri.-Sat., Triple Tree Tavern, 201 2nd St., Clifton. No cover.

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SATURDAY • NOV. 16

COMMUNITY EVENTS

“A Publishing Primer” workshop — 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Business Incubator, 2591 Legacy Way. Cost $70. Info: Vicki, 970-497-6452. Learn everything you need to know about publishing a book from start to finish.

Breakfast with Santa — 8:30-10 a.m., Mesa Mall; live entertainment, goody bags, crafts, food, pictures. Children 3 and up must be a “kidgits” member to attend. Tickets at Guest Services and the mall office. Info: 970-242-0009.

Buddhist meditation class “Developing Our Compassion” — 1-2:30 p.m., Yoga West Collective, 1025 Main St., $10/$7. Info: 303-813-9551. Learn how to cultivate a warm heart toward others and gradually improve capacity to feel compassion toward all living beings through profound meditations.

Glacier Ice Arena ribbon-cutting — 2:30 p.m., 2515 Riverside Pkwy. First 50 guests in line get in free. Info: 970-367-7465.

“Ignite” Western Slope — , 1-3 p.m., Central library, 5th & Grand. Free, open to the public. Come get inspired by 12 dynamic 5-minute presentations on variety of topics.

Mind, Body, Spirit Health Festival — 8 a.m.-6 p.m., 2501 Blichman Ave. (corner of 25 Rd. & Blichman). Sharing nontraditional solutions for traditional problems. Info: 970-314-9442.

Mt. Garfield Daughters of the American Revolution meeting — 1 p.m., Whitman Ed. Center, 4th & Ute. Presentation by Hannah Holm on the “Water Center at CMU.” Info: 970-242-7074.

4th annual Snow Ball — 6–10 p.m. CMU Ballroom; guest speaker former U.S. Olympian Sarah Schleper, silent auction and dinner; tickets 970-640-2723. Hosted by by Powderhorn Race Club.

“Sleeping Beauty” presented by Dance Works —7 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun.; Palisade High School auditorium, 3679 G Road, advance tickets $15/$12 – add $3 more at the door. Info: danceworksgj.com.

Symphony Storytime — with the GJ Symphony, 10 a.m., Central Library, 5th & Grand. Stories and music to introduce youngsters to string instruments. Free.

“Compassionate Thanksgiving” Vegan Potluck — 5:30 p.m., Lakeside Community Room, 3150 Lakeside Dr. Bring a vegan dish to share, your own place setting and drink. Free, open to the public. Info: Marian, 970-255-0417.

Watson Island Disc Golf course grand opening & tournament — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. followed by awards ceremony at Edgewater Brewery, 905 Struthers Ave. Cost for tourney: $30. Info: gvdiscgolf.org or 970-270-1225.

Western Slope Coin Club Coin Show — 10 a.m.–5 p.m., VFW Post 1247, 1404 Ute Ave. Info: 970-858-0956.

NIGHTLIFE/LIVE MUSIC

Huey, Louie & Dewey live — 9:30 p.m., Cruiser’s Bar, 715 Horizon Dr. behind Applebee’s. Info: 314-2554. $5 cover.

Good Times Karaoke — 9 p.m.-midnight, Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd.

The Green live (reggae) — doors 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St. Tix: $18. Info: mesatheater.com.

Josh Rogan live — 9 p.m., Naggy McGee’s, 359 Colorado Ave. Info: 970-424-5840.

Jack + Jill live — 10 p.m., Rockslide Brewpub, 401 Main St. No cover.

Bret Mosley live — 10 p.m., Sabrosa, 112 S. 5th St. Info: 970-257-9020. No cover, 21+.

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SUNDAY • NOV. 17

FYI

Broncos vs. KC Chiefs — kick-off 6 p.m. MST. Find your local watering hole and enjoy the game.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Hymn Festival with choir and orchestra — doors 5:15 p.m., concert 6, at LDS Chapel, 2542 G Road. Info: 970-240-9531.

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MONDAY • NOV. 18

COMMUNITY EVENTS

ArmChair Travelers series — featuring Namibia & South Africa, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Central library, 5th & Grand. Free to the public. Photo slide show presented by Tom Woodward and Brian Olson.

CMU Fall Seminar Series “Natural Resources of the West” — Mondays, 4-5:15 p.m., Saccomanno Lecture Hall, Wubben Science bldg., room 141, CMU. Nov. 18: Preliminary results of a field evaluation planting in salt desert by Nikki Grant-Hoffman, ecologist, BLM. Info: 970-248-1689.

GriefShare — a nondenominational Christian-based support group for those mourning the death of a loved one. Meetings 1-3 p.m. Mondays, or 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Info/location: Vicci, 970-628-1453.

Grand Junction Chess Club — meets every Mon., 6:30 p.m., at Starbucks in the Safeway Store at Patterson and 29 Road.

Wild Mustangs Toastmasters — meets 4:45 p.m., every Mon., VA Medical Center, 2121 North Ave. #3204. Info: 970-241-1192.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting — 7 p.m., every Mon. & Thurs., Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement. Info: Roy, 970-263-4496.

Questions about Connect for Health Colo. — 3-7 p.m., every Mon., Fruita branch library, 324 N. Coulson. An expert will be on hand to answer questions and help with getting Obamacare insurance. Info: scottb@hotp.org.

NIGHTLIFE/LIVE MUSIC

Sessions, the Irish Jam Band — 7 p.m., Naggy McGee’s, 359 Colorado Ave. Info: 970-424-5840.

Flip Night — Mon.-Fri., 10 p.m. til midnight, Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St. Flip a coin with the bartender for free drink. Info: charliedwellingtons.com.

Free Pool — Mon./Tues./Wed., End Zone Sports Pub, 152 S. Mesa St., Fruita.

Microbrew Mondays — 5 p.m., Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita, featuring a community potluck and $2 beers. Info: 970-858-8318.

Texas Hold’em — every Mon. & Thurs., 6:30 p.m., Palisade Brewery, 200 Peach Ave.

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TUESDAY • NOV. 19

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Get Ready for the Holidays Concert — presented by Appleton Elementary School, 5–8 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2451 Patterson Rd. Info: 970-243-5113.

Grand Junction Toastmasters — meets 7:10 a.m., every Tues., St. Mary’s Life Center, 1100 Patterson, 2nd floor. Info: 970-242-4863.

“How to decorate cupcakes” presentation — with Pattie Dravis, local baker who competed on “Cupcake Wars,” 6:30 p.m., Central library, 5th & Grand. Must register at mcpld.org or 970-243-4442.

Knitting group gathering — 10 a.m., every Tues., Palisade library, 119 W. 3rd St. All skills, open to all.

Overeaters Anonymous — noon, every Tues. & Thurs., Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St., in the basement. Info: Roy, 970-263-4496.

Sci-Fi Book Club gathering — discussion on “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card, 6:30-8 p.m., Math & Science Center, 2660 Unaweep Ave.

NIGHTLIFE/LIVE MUSIC

Asking Alexandria live — with Sevendust, All that Remains, For Today and Emmure; doors 6 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St., $34. Info: mesatheater.com.

Quiz Ninjas — 7-midnight, Sabrosa, 112 S. 5th St. Info: 970-257-9020. No cover, 21+.

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WEDNESDAY • NOV. 20

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Angel Babies grief support group meeting — for parents and family members who have experienced the loss of a baby during pregnancy or shortly thereafter. Meets 3rd Wed., 7-9 p.m., Miller Homestead, 3090 N. 12th St. Hosted by St. Mary’s & HopeWest. Info: email adultsupport@HopeWestCO.com or call 970-248-8844.

Community Cinema screening “A Place at the Table” — 7 p.m. with a 6:30 p.m. wine and cheese reception; Central Library, Fifth & Grand. Free to the public. Info: 970-243-4442 or visit mesacountylibraries.org.

Kriya yoga meditation group — spiritual awareness and growth, every Wed., 7:30-8:30 p.m., call for location: Carson, 970-216-5813. Free, open to all skill levels. First timers welcome.

Let’s Go Lesko! Fundraiser — at Redlands Middle School, 2200 Broadway; Walk-a-Thon 2-5 p.m., and a Chili Supper and Silent Auction, 5-8 p.m. $5/person or $20/family. Info: 970-254-7000. Lesko has stage 4 lung cancer; proceeds go to his medical bills.

Reader’s Theater and Game Night — hosted by Pomona Elem. Students, 4–7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 2451 Patterson Rd. Info: 970-243-5113.

Weight Loss Surgery Options — free seminar, noon-1:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Rd., entrance 40. Family/friends welcome. Register: 970-298-6400.

Mystery Book Club gathering — 7 p.m., discussion “On the Wrong Track” by Steve Hockensmith, Barnes & Noble, 2451 Patterson Rd. Info: 970-243-5113.

NIGHTLIFE/LIVE MUSIC

Foosball Tourney — every Wed., 8-9:30 p.m., Cruiser’s, 715 Horizon Dr. Info: cruisergj.com.

Flip Night — Mon.-Fri., 10 p.m. til midnight, Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St. Flip a coin with the bartender for free drink. Info: charliedwellingtons.com.

Dart Tournament — each Wed., 6 p.m., Copper Club Brewing Co., 233 E. Aspen Ave., Fruita. Info: 970-858-8318.

Bobby Bruce Schlagel live — 5-8 p.m., every Wed., Grand Vista Hotel, Bailey’s Lounge, 2790 Crossroads Blvd. Free.

Free Pool — 4 p.m. till midnight, Palisade Livery, 215 Main St. in P-Town. Info: 970-464-5449.

Open Mic Night — 7-9 p.m., Suds Bros, 127 E. Aspen, Fruita.

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THURSDAY • NOV. 21

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Brush & Palette Club potluck gathering — noon-3 p.m., bring a dish to share, Artist Haven, 240 North Ave. Public is welcome. Info: Katie, 970-241-0410. Club meets every 3rd Thurs.

Centering Prayer group gathering — every Thurs., 12:15-12:45 p.m., First Baptist Church (7th & Grand). Centering Prayer is a form of monastic prayer done in silence. Open to all. Info: naturejohnston@aol.com.

“Build a Free Website with Weebly” class — 9:30-11 a.m., Central Library, 5th & Grand. Free class; must register at 970-243-4442.

Good Samaritan Free Walk-In Clinic — open 5:30-8:30 p.m., in the GJ Therapies bldg., 321 Rood Ave. All services free. $10 donation requested. Info: goodsamaritangj.com. Services available are basic medical care and flu shots.

Kiva Book Club gathering — discussion on “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo, 6:30 p.m., Central Library, 5th & Grand.

Talk of the Town Toastmasters — meets noon, every Thurs., Business Incubator, 2591 B ¾ Rd. Info: 970-250-3969.

Two Rivers Cribbage Club — 6-9 p.m. every Thurs., ACC sanctioned games, Masonic Lodge, 2400 Consistory Ct. Open to all ages. Info: 970-261-1670.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) — meeting, 1st & 3rd Thurs., Sept.-May, at Redlands Community Church, 2327 Broadway. Info: 970-254-9020.

Questions about Connect for Health Colo. — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., every Thurs., Clifton branch library. An expert will be on hand to answer questions and help with getting Obamacare insurance. Info: scottb@hotp.org.

NIGHTLIFE/LIVE MUSIC

Glow Turkey pre-thanksgiving Glow Party — featuring Singularity, doors 8 p.m., Mesa Theater, 538 Main St. Tix: $10/advance, $12/day of, $5/students with ID. Info: mesatheater.com.

Roasted After Dark — every Thurs., 8 p.m., at Roasted, 502 Colorado Ave. Chill music, chill drinks, chill atmosphere.

Quiz Ninja & live music — every Thurs., 8 p.m., Cruiser’s, 715 Horizon Dr. Featuring: The Tony Holiday Band starts at 10 p.m.

Thursday Music Jam — 7-10 p.m., Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen, Fruita. Open music jam, share ideas, meet other musicians, improve skills. Spectators welcome. Free.

DJ Trizz & Flip Night — 10 p.m. til midnight, Charlie Dwellington’s, 103 N. First St. Flip a coin with the bartender for free drink. Info: charliedwellingtons.com.

Live entertainment happy hour — with Will Whalen, 5-8 p.m., Bailey’s Lounge, Grand Vista Hotel, 2790 Crossroads Blvd., followed by Good Times Karaoke, 8-11 p.m.

Live music with Shea Bramer — every Thurs., 6 p.m., Marlo’s Lounge in the SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 236 Main St., downtown GJ.

Drop-in Pool Tournaments — 7 p.m. every Thurs., Palisade Livery, 215 Main St.


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