Kid Curry Scurry raring to go in Battlement Mesa |

Kid Curry Scurry raring to go in Battlement Mesa

The Kid Curry Scurry is a 5K Run and a 2K Fun Walk/Run hosted by the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. The Kid Curry Scurry is proud to be a part of the Colorado River Valley Charity Race Series. Participants in the race series can accumulate points from several races to win overall series recognition. The run is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13 with the starting line at the activity center. The 5K Run will start at 8 a.m. sharp, with the 2K Fun Walk/Run scheduled for an 8:15 a.m. start. There are eight different age classifications: 0-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+. Register before September 5 for $15, or after September 5 for $20. Each registered participant receives a T-shirt. Contact Fran Storm or Anne Huber by calling 285-9480 or faxing 285-0248 or e-mail Check in from 7-8 a.m. on race day.Net proceeds from the race fees will be allocated to improving the children’s programming at the activity center. Previous projects have included building an outdoor playground, picnic area and improving games for younger children in the indoor game room.

P.E.O. Chapter IW Fall Fashion Show will be held from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. Tickets are available for $21 per person by calling Jane Chapman at 285-7341. Appetizers and wine are included in the ticket price. A cash bar will also be available. This is a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon and support a very worthy cause. P.E.O. is fundamental in supporting women, and this chapter in particular is essential in the financial and emotional support of my daughter as she enters her first year of culinary school.Art show makes a returnThe Village Artists of Battlement Mesa and Parachute are having their yearly art show at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center October 12-26. Everyone is invited to come and see the beautiful art and choose something for a birthday and/or Christmas gift. Be sure to vote for your favorite piece of art that artist will receive a $25 award. This show is certainly worth a trip to the activity center, I am always amazed at the amount and caliber of talent in our community. Make a plan to visit the art show.

The 2008 Grand Valley Quilt Show is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 and from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Battlement Mesa School House located at 7235 County Road 300. The Grand Valley Historical Society and Battlement Mesa Sew & Sew Quilters sponsor this show. A $3 suggested donation for admission. Light refreshments will be on sale.

Grand Valley High School’s football team will be hosting Manual High School Friday, Aug. 29, with kickoff at 7 p.m. The Lady Cardinals will be hosting the annual GV Volleyball Invitational starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Mary Moore’s column, Grand Valley News, appears every other Thursday in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. To contact Mary with a news tip, e-mail her at (please note there is an underscore between n and 3).

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