Community Calendar

Raven House Gallery to have sweetheart deals

Raven House will be open and ready to serve with chocolates and good company to make your Valentine shopping a sweet experience from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. There will also be some "sweetheart" deals!

2013 Scouting for Food Drive

Boy Scout Troop 518 will be doing it's annual food drive in the Town of Mancos. Bags will be dropped off at your house the weekend of Feb. 2 and 3 and we will pick filled bags up Feb. 9. Please leave your filled bags of non-perishable food by your front door. We will be donating the food collected to the Mancos United Methodist Church for distribution. Please contact Sensa Wolcott at (970) 533-9148 with any questions. Thank you in advance for your participation!

Make your own valentines

The Mancos Public Library, located at 211 W. First St., will offer an "Old Fashioned Valentine Card Making Workshop" on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon. All materials will be supplied including paper, glue, glitter, doilies, markers and paints. Free! All ages welcome. For more information please call MPL at 533-7600.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church has traditional Ash Wednesday services

St. Mark's Church in Mancos will hold a traditional Ash Wednesday Service on Feb. 13, Ash Wednesday, at 6 p.m. The service consists of the Imposition of Ashes and the Ash Wednesday Liturgy with Holy Communion. The church is located on the corner of Bauer Avenue and Oak Street. Visitors are welcome. For more information, please call 970-533-9014. (Leave a message if there is no answer.)

Valentines Day at Artisans

Come to the Artisans of Mancos on Thursday, Feb. 14 for a special Valentine Day celebration. They will be open later from 5 to 8 p.m. for shoppers and a raffle drawing every half hour will make someone a winner of a gift from one of the artists. Refreshments will be served. Free!

Movie Mondays

Movie Mondays continue and will begin at 4 p.m. Free! For ages 8 and up. For more information please call MPL at 533-7600.

Contest for bird feeders

Raven House Gallery invites you to a bird feeder contest! Bring in your best bird feeder art for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Raven House. Judging will take place during the Mancos Melt, weekend of March 16. Feeders will be displayed outside of Raven House during open hours and filled with seed. Start your feeder now and good luck!

Town updates survey

Parks and Recreation has put together an updated survey that is now on the website at There is also hard copies of the survey at town hall. Your input and suggestions are very important. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Leslie Hopkins, director Parks and Recreation at 533-7725. Thank you for taking your time and interest!

Great Decisions

Great Decisions will resume at the Mancos Public Library, 211 W First Street, on Monday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. in the meeting room. The Foreign Policy Committee announces the first article/discussion is Future of the Euro by Erik Jones. For more information please call the library at 533-7600.

Yoga Wednesdays at Kaleidoscope

Gentle yoga basics with Keneen is at 9 a.m. to 10:15. Yoga all levels with Keneen is at 10:30 a.m. to noon. The first class is free and drop ins are $12 and sign-in is encouraged.

Indoor flea market ongoing event

The Mancos Flea Market is every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Hardware Store, 192 S. Main, across the bridge and just past The Absolute Bakery. Everyone is welcome to come sell, browse and buy. Spaces are available - 12'x12' for $15 for both days. Call 749-9320 for more information. Be sure to leave a message if no answer and your call will be returned.

Teen writing group meets on Wednesdays

Local writer Suzanne Strazza in partnership with the Mancos Public Library, will be leading a writer's group for teens ages 13-19. This group will meet at the Mancos Public Library, located at 211 W. First St., every Wednesday from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. No prior writing experience is needed. There will be no homework or required writing for this class; it is merely to explore ideas and how to get them onto paper. For more information, please call MPL at 533-7600.

Teen Computer Club at Mancos library

The first Wednesday of each month at 5 to 6:30 p.m. teens will meet in the Community Meeting Room at the Mancos Public Library to work on various computer projects. All meetings will have hands on experience with digital devices, disassemble, build, etc. At times we will have regional computer geeks visit. They will answer questions on specified topics, such as animation, robotics, game development hacking, etc. Questions? Call for more information at 970-533-7600.