District 51 Schools present Tony Ortega
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Grand Junction, CO
Colorado Artist Tony Ortega will be at the First Friday Art Walk event on March 7th from 6-9PM at the Kurtzman-Lintott Gallery (412 Main Street). Saturday March 8th Mr. Ortega will be teaching classes at the Artists Haven. Please see the District 51 Art Heritage website for additional information: www.artheritageprogram.org
Press release available! Mr. Ortega will also be doing speaking engagements in local elementary schools on Thursday, March 6th. Mr. Ortega will be available for media interviews. Please contact for further details.
Connie Robbins-Brady, Visual Arts Coordinator, D 51 Schools. 970-254-5489
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park,CO
Enise Gard presents tales with a twist. Learn the ancient technique of origami while enjoying a tale or two about dinosaurs and a strange donkey. This program is sure to make you roar with delight as you create a unique origami creature or two! Appropriate for all ages. Parents are encouraged to participate in this 1 hour program. Make a dog, a Samurai helmet and a dinosaur. Color your creations and let your inner child shine through.
Deb Robillard, 719-686-1820
5th Annual Knit-a-thon
Date(s): 1/3/2014 Date(s): 1/4/2014
Community of Christ Church, 2880 B 1/2 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81503
Knit-a-thon provides a space for knitters/crocheters of all ages and skill levels to come together and create hats and other items for the newborn babies at St. Mary's hospital and cancer patients in the oncology department, as well as the homeless who receive services at Homeward Bound. Friday night kicks off with a mystery dinner, fun and games, knitting/crocheting begins Saturday morning at 10am and continues all day until 7pm. Participants are welcome to join for the entire weekend or in part, is open to all ages and skill levels. Yarn, looms, needles, and hooks are provided.
Naomi Barlow, (970)623-1455
Small Business Day
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learning Works, 1938 N 1st street, Corner of 1st and Orchard across form West Middle school, Grand Junction, CO
We have free arts and crafts, baked goods, and warm drinks. Great time to do some Christmas Shopping while the kids are busy.
Elizabeth, Pat or Christy Prickett, 970-242-1355.
Have a HeArt for the Community Art Show
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Clarion Inn, 755 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81506
Get a head start on holiday shopping! The Counseling and Education Center is hosting its’ ninth annual “HeArt for the Community” art show on October 11th at the Clarion Inn (755 Horizon Dr.) from 4-9 PM. Enjoy appetizers and cash bar while viewing a wide variety of works for sale by local artisans. Art by local youth will also be on display. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Counseling and Education Center’s low-income counseling program, providing counseling services to individuals and families in need.
Mary Cornforth Cawood, Event Coordinator
Counseling and Education Center
2708 Patterson Road
Grand Junction, CO 81506