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Get Air at the Silo Grand Opening

715 S. 7th St, Grand Junction, CO
The Grand Opening of Get Air at the Silo Trampoline Park. With nearly 7000square feet of inter-connected trampolines and foam pits, this facility is sure to be a center of healthy, active, fun for ALL ages.

Mita White, 970 314 0282


1st annual Western Colorado Alpaca Pen Sale

1427 Q Road Loma
alpaca sales, farm tours, family fun

www.horsmountainalpacas.com


Dyslexia For A Day

529 25 1/2 Rd. Unit B201

A Day With Dyslexia: A Simulation of Dyslexia
February 24, 2014
5:30-7:30pm
WCES
529 25 1/2 Rd Unit B201 and B203
Grand Junction, CO 81505

RSVP by February 20 by phone or email
970-433-0496
westerncoeducationalservices@gmail.com

Come gain insight on what it feels like to live with dyslexia. Rotate through two reading, two writing and one processing simulation. The simulation is designed to help individuals gain a better understanding of and empathy for those children and adults who struggle with dyslexia.

Sarah Hecht 970-433-0496 westerncoeducationalservices@gmail.com


Martin Mortuary's Day of the Dead celebration

550 North Ave., in Grand Junction.
Mariachi music and informational videos about the holiday throughout each day
Artwalk of works for display and sale, including some vendor booths
Ten percent of proceeds from all artworks and goods sold to be donated to HopeWest Hospice
HopeWest Hospice will receive 100% of all money raised from donations for food
Community altars set up in the chapel

Activities for kids--
Face painting
Mask making
Plus some surprises!

Martin Mortuary will open its facilities for two days on November 1 and 2, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to all members of the community to honor and learn about the cultural history of Day of the Dead.

Mariachi music and informational videos about the holiday will be playing throughout each day. An Art Walk of works for display and sale as well as some vendor booths will be available. Ten percent of all artworks and good sold will be donated to HopeWest Hospice, and the organization will receive 100 percent of all money raised from donations for food.

Saturday will feature community altars in the chapel and activities for kids, including face painting and mask making.


Richard Lewis, www.MartinMortuary.com or 970-243-1538.


Kidgits Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary Celebration

Mesa Mall children's play area in Food Court - 2424 Hwy 6 & 50 Grand Junction, CO 81505
Wednesday, September 25 from 3 - 5 PM at Mesa Mall | Come celebrate Warner Bros. release of The Wizard of Oz's 75th anniversary hosted by the Simon Kidgits Club with Mesa Mall. Families can participate in a variety of imaginative The Wizard of Oz inspired activity stations that feature viewings of The Wizard of Oz film clips, craft-making and coloring activities, cut-out character photo opportunities and exclusive movie focused giveaways. The movie will be released October 1. - See more at: http://www.visitgrandjunction.com/kidgits-wizard-oz-75th-anniversary-celebration-0#sthash.STxZxGbc.dpuf

Chelsi Reimer, (970) 241-6913


Santa's New Helper: puppet show

Dec 11, 2012 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Central Library at 1st St. and Gunnison Ave.
Rudolph is sick and Santa needs to find a helper to pull his sleigh. Find out who will help Santa deliver toys.

970-243-4442


Caroling at Grace Point

Dec 9, 2012 - Dec 30, 2012 10:45 a.m.

Grace Point Church located at 606 28 3/4 Road in Grand Junction.
Join them each Sunday for Christmas caroling at Grace Point Church and they will show how each song relates to the original Christmas story.

970-241-7026


The Nutcracker

Dec 14, 2012 - Dec 15, 2012 7:30 p.m. on Friday Saturday plus 2:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday

Grand Junction High School Auditorium
Colorado Mesa University and the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra present The Nutcracker. Prices range anywhere from $5 to $25, depending on where you are sitting.

970-243-6787


Railroad Christmas Train Show

Dec 8, 2012 - Dec 30, 2012 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cross Orchard Historic Farm at 3073 F Road
The Cross Orchard Historic Farm is holding a Grand Valley Model Railroad Club Christmas Train Show. The admission fees are $1 for children under 12, $4 for an adult, and $7 for a family.

970-523-5990


Susie McEntire Christmas Concert

Dec 6, 2012 7:00 p.m.

The Avalon Theatre at 745 Main St.
A concert to benefit United Way of Mesa County. Reserved tickets are available at ticketswest.com, any City Markets, or by calling 866-464-2624. Ticket prices are $45 for Premier Floor Seats, $35 for Premier Balcony Seats, and $25 for Reserved Floor and Balcony.




Collbran Christmas Craft Show

Dec 2, 2011 - Dec 4, 2011 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Collbran Auditorium & Grace Bible Church
Fun family & community shopping day with tons of local vendors. We'll have everything from clothing to candy & food, crafts, art, and MUCH more!

Sammi
970-487-0108



Tips for Buying Telescopes

Oct 24, 2011 - Oct 26, 2011 7:00 p.m.

OLD Montrose Council Chambers, 24 S. Uncompahgre St. Montrose, CO
On October 25th, the Black Canyon Astronomical Society will offer tips on buying telescope and binocular equipment for all levels of interest.
This free program starts at 7PM at the Old Montrose Council Chambers, 24 S. Uncompahgre St., on Centennial Plaza. For more information, call the BCAS at 970 874-6926 or go to www.blackcanyonastronomy.com


BCAS 970 874-6926


Free Dental Day

Sep 22, 2011 - Sep 24, 2011 8:00am

Dr Gillis Office 1190 Bookcliff Ave. Unit 201 and Dr. Weenig's Office 790 Wellington Ave. Suite 205
The dental offices of Dr. Julie Gillis, Dr. Kenneth Perino and Dr. Duane Weenig will offer basic dental care to persons unable to afford dental care. Patients should arrive to the offices of Dr. Gillis and Dr. Weenig at 8 a.m. Friday September 23, 2011 to be screened. They will give given an appointment time and location for treatment Saturday, September 24, 2011

Mackenzie Perino 970-640-7982


Grand Junction Modeleers Open House

Sep 17, 2011 10:00 a.m.

116 32 Road East of Western Slope Dragway
Come and enjoy model aviation, flying demonstrations and displays.

Phil Wesley 970-250-3936


Gateway Dynamite Shoot

Behind Gateway Community Center, Gateway Colorado
Shots of firearms setting off major explosions of dynamite!!! Bring the whole family out for a BLAST!!!

Dawn@gufd.org
(970)931-2252
(970)931-2214



Evening Under the Stars Community Concert

Aug 27, 2011 6:30 p.m.

Lincoln Park
Free, family friendly event. Music provided by the Centennial Band, Talking Rhythms and GJ Symphony Orchestra. Sponsored by Wells Fargo.

Kristen Woods-Madril, GJSO Marketing Director 970-243-6787


A Walk Through Time

Colorado National Monument Visitor Center
Colorado National Monument will host its third community wide “A Walk Through Time” event on Sunday, August 28, 2011. From 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the public is invited to walk, stroll, jog or bike along 14 miles of Rim Rock Drive without motorized traffic. A family parade will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to and from the Visitor Center to Otto’s Trail (1 mile roundtrip). Festive costumes are encouraged. Canine friends will be welcome, but must stay on a 6-foot (or shorter) leash at all times and remain on paved areas.

Amy Ashman (970) 858-3617 X 366