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Adult Dance Lessons

Delta, Colorado Bill Heddles Recreation Center
Learn new dances or brush up on your dance skills. The dance class will be taught by professional instructor, Gena Rose. Register at the Recreation Center's front desk by 5pm February 18th, 2015

874- 0923

2015 Winter Dance Classes

Delta, Colorado Bill Heddles Recreation Center
Learn how to dance a variety of dances, with classes taught by Lindda Dysart. The cost is $65, for the 12 week session with a recital at the end of the session. Pick up a schedule at Bill Heddles Recreation Center.

874- 0923

BOSCO Hip Hop Master Class

2460 Patterson Rd. #5, Grand Junction, CO, 81501
Celebrate Bosctober by dancing your heart out with the greatest hip hop dancer around. On Friday October 24th BOSCO is coming to Grand Junction and offering a master class. Bosco is a professional dancer who has preformed with P!nk, Fergie, 50 Cent and numerous others! BOSCO has taught over 125 different schools around the world and has toured in the U.S., Australia, Japan, Mexico Puerto Rico, China, and more. His class is a high energy environment where everyone can have a great time. The beginners class is from 4-5:15 and the intermediate/advanced class is from 5:30-7:00! For only 15$ in advance or 20$ at the door you can join the fun!

Theresa Kahl, 970-255-8322,

Fall Trail Monitoring Class

Dinosaur Journeys Museum
Join us Saturday, September 27th from 9 A.M.- 3 P.M.

In celebration of National Public Lands Days CCA will be hosting a
free trail monitoring workshop in the classroom at Dinosaur Journeys Museum in Fruita. We will be in the classroom from 9:00 A.M-12:00P.M. CCA will supply a free pizza lunch before we head into the field in the afternoon.

Those who attend this event, will be able to adopt a section of trails within McInnis Canyons NCA to monitor for Colorado Canyons Association and the Bureau of Land Management. All participants will also receive a free National Public Lands Day T-shirt and one day free admission to a National Park of your choice.

Please bring your camera, GPS or any modern smart phone as well as whatever you need for the day out in the field with variable temperatures. If you have any questions or would like to attend please contact Bry Kuhlman at or 970-263-1252.

Bry Kuhlman

Colorado Saddle Maker's Assoc. Spring Seminar

Grand Junction, CO

The Colorado Saddle Maker's Association will be holding it's annual Spring Seminar on April 25 - 27 at the Mesa County Fair Grounds. The focus of this year's seminar will be on chap making. A free public event from 6-9 P.M. on Saturday Apr. 26 will include demonstrations, a variety of styles of chaps and chinks, and an opportunity to visit with several expert,award winning chap makers. In addition, there will be vendor booths for shopping all things leather, a silent auction, and a raffle.

Harry Knipe, Director, Colorado Saddle Maker's Assoc.
H K Boot and Saddle, LLC
2527 Mira Vista Rd
Grand Junction CO 81501-2056
(970) 245-3068

A Community Conversation About Mental Health

Glenwood Springs Public Library 815 Cooper Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Members of the public are invited to come talk about the most pressing mental health issues around the Western Slope. 

This FREE public event is sponsored by "Creating Community Solutions Colorado" in partnership with Mind Springs Health. A follow-up meeting in May will be held for developing action plans to address the issues identified in April.

This event is part of a national initiative on mental health launched last summer by the Departments of Health & Human Services and Education. The goal is to reduce the stigma of mental illness by involving thousands of citizens in identifying mental health issues impacting you and your community, and creating action plans for solutions.

For more information call 970.925.9010 or visit

Project U Weight Management Program

Community Professional Plaza, 2004 N. 12th Street, Grand Junction, CO
The Project U Weight Management Program is a series of six classes presented by a registered dietitian, a behavioral therapist, and a physical therapist. Come learn more about quick healthy meals, making a healthy eating lifestyle, and much more!

Cost is $99 for six weeks or $20 per class

Call (970)-242-9123 to RSVP


Martial Arts Research Systems of CO- Universal Women's Week Special Classes

Martial Arts Research Systems of CO 560 S. Westgate Dr. Grand Junctino CO 81050
Martial Arts Research Systems of Colorado will be holding special classes the week of March 10-14, 2014 in celebration of Universal Women’s week. The classes will be held Monday through Thursday at 7:00PM and will include, wellness tips, self defense kickboxing, fitness and more! This special week is all about empowering women, giving them confidence and sharing special moments with friends. Call 970-243-8010 to sign you and your friends up today!

Jessica Quackenbush

Citizen Water Course - Session 1

Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, Co
This is session 1 of a 3-night course on the CO Water Plan. Focus: hydrology & the Colorado Basin.

Hannah Holm, Water Center at CMU, 970-248-1968,,

Citizen Water Course - Session 2

Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, Co
This is session 2 of a course on the CO Water Plan. Focus: laws, compacts & agreements.

Hannah Holm, Water Center at CMU, 970-248-1968,,

Citizen Water Course - Session 3

Colorado Mesa University
This is session 3 of a 3-night course on the CO Water Plan. Focus: State plan, Gunnison Basin, diverse perspectives.

Hannah Holm, Water Center at CMU, 970-248-1968,,

Free Tai Chi Class

740 Gunnison Ave, Grand Junction, CO
Free introductory tai chi chuan class. Featuring Thomas Lynch, a student of Grand Master Kai Ying Tung of Los Angeles, CA. Instruction in Yang style slow set for health and self defense.

Thomas Lynch, L.Ac. 970-263-4000
2472 Patterson #7, Grand Junction, CO

Healthy Feet and Ankles

Dec 5, 2011 - Dec 7, 2011 6:00 pm

Fruita Community Center
Dr. Khan-Farooqi will give a free presentation on "Tips on Healthy Feet and Ankles". This is part of the Winter Speaker Series presented by Family Health West and the City of Fruita.

Kelley, 970-858-0360

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins

Nov 2, 2011 - Nov 30, 2011 6:30 pm

Barnes and Noble, 2451 Patterson Road, Grand Junction, Colorado
November is National Novel Writing Month
NaNoWriMo Regional Write-Ins are FREE
All writers welcome. Participants can sign up at

Fun at the BOOseum

Oct 28, 2011 - Oct 30, 2011 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Dinosaur Resource Center
The Fantasy Forest Entertainment Co., presents a playful puppet workshop at the DRC. See a lively puppet theater show and learn how to be a puppeteer yourself, creating your own bag puppet. Have even more fun when you get to put on a puppet show using what you’ve learned, your handmade puppet and the puppet theater. Be sure to wear your best Halloween costume for the costume contest that takes place at 3pm right after the workshop. There will be prizes and lots of Halloween fun.

Deb Robillard

Womens Car care Workshop

Aug 16, 2011 6:30 p.m.

610 Foresight Circle E Grand Junction, CO 81505 Questions, call: (970) 243-3404
Learn about basic auto care questions, such as:
• How to change a tire
• What maintenance should I be performing?
• Why is maintenance important?
• How do I check my fluids, and what fluids should I be checking?
• Other questions that you would like to know.


D & G AutoCare
Gretchen Haynes

Valentine Bouquets, Watercolor Style

Feb 4, 2011 - Feb 10, 2011 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Blue Pig Gallery
What's the best valentine you can give? A handmade original from the heart! Artist Nancy Lewis will offer the opportunity to explore the inner artists in you. Nancy will guide participants in watercolor techniques to produce beautiful painted Valentine flower bouquets. $15 per session.

Dance and Art Classes

CreativeAvenues, 128 S. 5th Street
Classes in dance and art offered for ages 3 through Adult. View a full schedule at:

Creative Avenues

World Language Classes

Creative Avenues, 128 S. 5th Street
Classes in Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese offered weekly. or (970)255-6757

Performing and Visual Art Classes in FRUITA

Rim Rock Elementary in Fruita
Classes in art, dance, and theater will be offered! Schedule can be found at

(970) 255-6757

Chinese Language Classes

128 S. 5th Street, Creative Avenues
Classes in chinese for ages 4 - adult or (970)255-6757

Arts and Enrichment Classes

Creative Avenues, 128 S. 5th Street
Classes in performing arts, visual arts, activity/fitness, and academic enrichment for ages 3 through adult or (970)255-6757