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“Community Pride” will be the topic, at the “How You Can Be Part of a Christian Community with Integrity and Not Believe All Those Things You Thought You Had to Believe” on Wednesday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 110 W. North St. Questions required. No answers promised. Details: 970-565-7865.
Q&A Session: Becoming a Home Child Care Program, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn about starting a licensed child care program in your home. Kids welcome. Details: Corinne Flieger, 970-247-0760 or email@example.com
Cortez Integrated Healthcare training in suicide prevention, 3:30–5 p.m. in the Conference Room of Cortez Integrated Healthcare, 691 E. Empire St. QPR training – question, persuade, refer – is 90 minutes long and led by a behavioral health professional. Free. People age 16 or older may attend. Registration is required, and space is limited. Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HYLS8KH, or call Emily Galanto at firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-749-3673.
Emergency Management Manager Mike Pasquin speaks at the next meeting of the Republican Women of Montezuma County, at noon at Shiloh restaurant, 5 S. Veach St. Details, 970-564-1576.
Tween Summer Movie, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” 2:30 p.m. at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Cortez Elks Lodge Luau, with tropical drinks and dinner, 2100 N. Dolores Road. Roasted pork, chicken with wild rice, fruit salad, pineapple coleslaw, Hawaiian bread, candied carrots and coconut cream dessert for $12. Details: Lynn Gann, 970-565-3557.
Deadline to pay the second half of your 2017 property, and postmarks will be accepted. Details: Sherry Dyess, Montezuma County Treasurer, 970-565-7550.
Games manager training, 8:30 a.m. at the Cortez Elks Lodge, 2100 N. Dolores Road. Learn to manage raffles and bingo from a Secretary of State rep, and how to get a certificate. Fee: $20. RSVP: 970-565-3557 or email email@example.com.
Help build a trail at Phil’s World, at the main parking lot off U.S. Highway 160, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wear work clothes and sturdy shoes and bring gloves, a day pack with snacks and water, and hat and sunscreen. Tools provided. Leave dogs at home. Details: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970-385-1310.
Trout Unlimited-Dolores River Advocates Fishing Derby, at the pond behind the Parque de Vida Rec Center. Registration at 4:30 p.m.. Derby from 5 p.m. to dusk. Classes for kids ages 10-16 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Kids age 16 and up need fishing license. Details: 970-759-0175 or email@example.com.
MORP heritage apple tree sale and fundraiser, gates open at 9 a.m. for MORP members, 11 a.m. for nonmembers; sale beings at 2 p.m., at the nursery, 17312 County Road G. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cortez Kiwanis and Groundhog Lake RV Park’s Edith Jarmon Youth Fishing Tournament, for ages 15 and under, at the Groundhog RV park. The Dolores/Norwood Road will be open. Details: 970-739-5533.
South Towaoc Supportive Housing Grand Opening, 10:30 a.m., Ute Mountain Housing Authority. RSVP by June 13 with Chayse Romero, 337-789-4768.
For Pets’ Sake Humane Society monthly board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Discussion will include the group’s finances, pet assistance programs, membership drive and July fundraisers. All are welcome. Details: 970-565-PETS/7387.
Tween Summer Movie, “Night at the Museum,” 2:30 p.m., the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Tween Summer Movie, “Percy Jackson & the Olympians,” 2:30 p.m., the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Current displays at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., are: Southwest Art League media, Beech Street Kindergarten, Dolores Mountain Quilters.
Cortez Burst Triathlon, 7 a.m., at the municipal pool. Adult, Youth and kids races available. Register at corteztriathlon.com.
For Pets’ Sake Humane Society’s Pennies For Pets fundraiser at the Cortez Farmers Market, 109 W. Main St. Donate your pennies (nickels, dimes and quarters, too) at the Market’s Community Booth. Funds will help the cats and dogs of Montezuma and Dolores counties live healthier lives. Details: 970-565-PETS/7387.
Tween Summer Movie, “Eragon,” 2:30 p.m., the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Tween Summer Movie, “The Princess Bride,” 2:30 p.m., the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Tween Summer Movie, “Shrek 2,” 2:30 p.m., the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Annual Membership Drive for For Pets’ Sake Humane Society, an all-volunteer nonprofit group working to improve the lives of pets in Montezuma and Dolores Counties. Find Membership Packets at the Cortez Public Library or email email@example.com or call 970-565-PETS/7387.
Tween Summer Movie, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules,” 2:30 p.m., the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Tween Summer Movie, “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” 2:30 p.m., the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Tween Summer Movie, “Percy Jackson : Sea of Monsters,” 2:30 p.m., the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-564-4073.
Free nondenominational silent meditation, in the Johnson Building, 7 p.m., 925 Broadway, No. 184. Call 970-560-2822.
Cortez Public Library computer and tech tutoring, 202 N. Park St. Call 970-565-8117 or visit the library for an appointment.
The Cortez Emblem Club 261 meets, 5:30 p.m. at the Cortez Elks Lodge. For details and to confirm, call Judi Lichliter at 970-565-7370.
The Montelores Early Childhood Council’s monthly luncheon, 11:45 a.m., in downstairs meeting room 110 in the Johnson Building, 925 S. Broadway. Public is invited. RSVP for lunch to Vangi McCoy, 970-749-7017. Bring your beverage.
Cowboy Church potluck dinner, 6 p.m., followed by music by the Stagecoach Band and a message by Pastor Mark Baker, 7 p.m., Lewis Arriola Community Center, 8 miles north of Cortez and west on Road S off U.S. Highway 491. Fellowship with music and a message. Details: 970-565-4194.
American Legion Ute Mountain Post 75 meets, 7 p.m., the Legion Hall, 320 N. Harrison St. Details: 970-565-8151.
The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen meet, 7 p.m., the Southwest Memorial Physicians building, 20 S. Market St. Details: 970-882-4255 or mesaverdehorsemen.com.
Diabetes support group meets, 3:30–5 p.m., Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Learn to manage diabetes. Share ideas. Sessions are free and open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes. Details: Laura White, RD, 970-564-2276.
Montezuma County Democratic Women meet, 11:30 a.m., The People’s Place, 215 E. Main St. Details: Tulli Kerstetter, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Montezuma County Republican Central Committee meets, noon at Shiloh Steakhouse. Email Jan Gardner at email@example.com or call 970-565-2197.
Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Support Group meets, 5-6:30 p.m., Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Share ideas and exchange information. Free. Details: Laura White, 970-564-2276.
Montezuma County Democrats meet, at The People’s Place, 215 E. Main St. All are welcome. Details: 970-516-1693.
Caregiver/Advocate support group for caregivers of any person with Alzheimer’s, dementia or chronic illness, noon at Vista Mesa Assisted Living, 1206 N. Mildred Road. Lunch. Details: 259-0122.
The Disabled American Veterans’ monthly meeting, The Veterans Outreach Center, 7 W. First St., Cortez. Lunch at noon, meeting at 12:30 p.m. Details: 560-2793.
Four Corners Square Dancers dance, 6:30 p.m., Kemper Elementary School. Details: 970-739-3385, 970-749-9682, 970-565-9836.
The Ute Mountain High School Rodeo Team meets, 6 p.m., outdoor arena at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Details: Karen, 970-560-2657.
The Montezuma County Historical Society’s no-host luncheon, 11:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Call Ann Wilson Brown at 565-2747 for the meeting place.
Mayor’s office hours, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Mesa Verde Room at Cortez City Hall, 123 Roger Smith Ave.
Second Wednesday Montezuma County Hospital District monthly board of directors meets, 6-8 p.m. Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Public is welcome. Details: 970-564-2146.
The Southwest Woodworkers Guild meets, 7 p.m. at various locations. Beginners and experts welcome. Details: Tom, 970-882-7360.
Montezuma County Republican Women meet, noon at Shiloh Steakhouse at Veach and Main streets. All are welcome. Details: Rosemarie Beall, 970-564-1576.
Free estate planning seminar, 5-7 p.m., Vectra Bank Conference Room, 350 W. Montezuma Ave. Overview of estate planning issues, including wills, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Details: 303-588-2695.
Free Supermarket Tours, noon to 1 p.m. A dietitian from Southwest Health System conducts a free supermarket tour to help explain food labels, healthy choices, food budgets. Space is limited. Call 970-564-2275 for the store location and to register.
The Compassionate Friends Four Corners Chapter, for Families Following the Death of a Child, 7 p.m., Hospice Building, 1345 S. Broadway, Cortez. Use kitchen entrance. Call Cherie at 970-565-6480 or Debbie at 970-565-4732.
Books ’n’ Brews, a free-range book club, 6:30 p.m., at WildEdge Brewing Collective, 111 N. Market St. No assigned books, just show up and share a recent favorite book, and have a brew. The first meeting is June 20. Held by the Cortez Public Library and WildEdge. Details: Eric Ikenouye, 970-564-4072.
The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon at Shiloh Steakhouse. Call 970-565-3414.
Caregiver/advocate support group for caregivers of any person with Alzheimer’s, dementia or chronic illness, 6 p.m. at the Methodist Church, 515 N. Park St.
Literary Fridays at the Library, 10 a.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St.
Christian Motorcycle Association Cortez Chapter, 8 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. chapter meeting and 10 a.m. ride (weather permitting). At Montezuma Mexican Restaurant, 18396 Colorado 145, Dolores. Details: Steve Reed, 970-565-7233. No motorcycle required.
The Cortez Fire Protection District’s CPR and first-aid certification classes, 9 a.m., Station 1, 30 N. Ash St. Courses are six to eight hours and include CPR/AED, CPR/AED and first aid, health care provider CPR. Minimum class size is four. Register: 970-565-3157.
The 4 Corners Republican Women’s Club meets, each month at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and social at the Shiloh Steakhouse. Meeting begins at noon. Details: Visit our Facebook page, @4CornersRW, or call Jan at 970-560-2197.
Wound Care 360 Series, presented by Jodi Harris (PT, CWS), 5-6 p.m., Southwest Memorial Hospital, 1311 N. Mildred Road. RSVP to email@example.com.
Free Family Law Post-order clinic, 4-7 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. One-on-one consulting on how to change or restrict parenting time, change or collect child support, relocate with children. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-521-6968.
The Cortez Beading Guild meets, noon in the Cortez Public Library conference room, 202 N. Park St. All skill levels and talents welcome. Details: 970-529-0149.
Embrace Grace, a free support group for pregnant women of all ages, 6:30 p.m. at Community of Believers Church, 23826 County Road G. Details: Debbie at 970-739-2344 or email email@example.com or Zandra at 970-764-0920 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trivia, 7 p.m. at Blondie’s, 45 E. Main St.
Four Corners Community Band practice, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Market and North streets. Musicians who play at least at the high school level are welcome. Email email@example.com or visit “Four Corners Community Band” on Facebook. The band is supported in part by Onward! A Legacy Foundation and by the city of Cortez.
One-on-one computer and tech tutoring, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-565-8117 or at the library.
The Mesa Verde Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol meets, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the American Legion building, 420 N. Harrison St.
The Cortez Public Library’s Family Entertainment Series, 2 p.m., 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-565-8117.
Open Mic, 7 p.m. at Blondie’s. Details: 739-4944.
Bridge players needed, 1:30 p.m., Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church, 305 S. Washington St. Everyone is invited, entry level and up. Mentors welcome. Details: 970-565-6088 or 565-7024.
Master’s Swimming Group with Mesa Verde Aquatics Club, 6-7:30 a.m. Swim with coach Kevin Ketterer at the Cortez Rec Center. All levels welcome. Entry fee at rec center and $35 a month to MVAC.
Tai chi class, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Cortez Rec Center, 425 Roger Smith Ave. Exercise for strength and health. Cost: $4. Details: instructor Donna Hicks, 970-564-4080 or 435-705-3412, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sitting in the quiet, meditation, contemplation, centering prayer, 12:15–12:45 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 110 W. North St. Details: 970-565-7865.
Karaoke at Blondie’s Trophy Room, 8 p.m. to midnight. Details: 970-739-4944.
The Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde meets, noon at Shiloh, at Main and Sligo streets. Details: 970-564-3144.
Community Training, “Dynamics of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault,” 2-5 p.m., with Renew. A 40-hour training in the roots and impacts of domestic violence and sexual assault, along with advocacy tools. Created for volunteer advocates, employees and community members. Register: 970-565-4886 or email email@example.com.
Raising Readers Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Older children may join for a craft at 11:15 a.m. Topics for May: Mother’s Day, May 10; Time Out Chair Blues with singer-songwriter Melanie Milburn, May 17; Pets, May 24; Turtle & Tortoise, May 31. Details: 970-565-8117.
Bingo at the Cortez Elks Club, 2100 N. Dolores Road. Early bird game at 6:45 p.m., with others to follow. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Food and beverages available. Pots vary in payoffs with two progressive payoff games. Special giveaways at different times.
The Montezuma County Senior Center senior dance, 7-9 p.m., 107 N. Chestnut St. Details: Nita Warner, 970-565-9855.
Overeaters Anonymous weekly meetings, 8 p.m. at the Cortez Dental office, 43 W. Montezuma Ave., at Montezuma Avenue and Chestnut Street. Details: 970-799-2183.
Raising Readers Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Older children may join for a craft at 11:15 a.m. Topics for June: Take a Hike with a ranger, June 7 and June 9; Favorite Author, illustrator Ian Falconer, June 14 and June 16; Let’s Learn, June 21 and June 23; Let’s Listen, June 28 and June 30. Details: 970-565-8117.
Blue Pepper Farmer’s Market, 4-7 p.m., 1002 E. Empire St. Enjoy a variety of local fair, farm products, mobile vending, artisans. Details: Laurie, 970-749-2344.
TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-882-4369.
Genesis Study utilizing Chuck Misler’s Genesis Commentary, 6:30 p.m. at Tree of Life In’Jesus, 1509 Colorado Highway 145. Ongoing discussion, praise and worship after. Workbook and notes are optional. Details: 970-562-6311.
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered, 12-step program at Rock Springs Church campus, U.S. Highway 160, 2 miles east of the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. CR Café at 6-7 p.m., large learning group, 7-8 p.m., open share 8-9 p.m. Child care is provided.
Free silent nondenominational silent meditation, 10 a.m. at The Woozledoozer, 925 S. Broadway, No. 211. Call Pixy, 970-560-2822.
The Unitarian Universalists, 10:30 a.m. upstairs in the Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St., with presentations on comparative philosophies and religions. Details: 970-677-4189.
Course in Miracles meeting, 7-9 p.m., 2 miles north on Road 25. All are welcome. Details: Larry, 970-565-4286.
“Summer on the River” series, at the Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave., with Glenn Smith’s bluegrass performance at 7:30 p.m. and the movie “Sing” at 8:30 p.m. Details: 970-882-4217.
“Summer on the River” series, at the Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave., with Aloha Club’s ukulele performance at 7:30 p.m. and the movie “Moana” at 8:30 p.m. Details: 970-882-4217.
“Summer on the River” series, at the Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave., with Blue Canyon Jazz at 7:30 p.m. and the movie “La La Land” at 8:30 p.m. Details: 970-882-4217.
Four Corners Lecture Series “Space Flight: The Ultimate Camping Trip,” with astronaut Rick Hieb, 7 p.m., Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184. Travel virtually with three-time shuttle astronaut as he shares his experiences. Free. Details: 970-882-5635.
Four Corners Lecture Series “Traditional Cultural Properties and the Hopi Model of Cultural Preservation,” with Stewart Koyiyumptewa, 7 p.m., Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184. A presentation on projects at the Hopi Tribe’s Cultural Preservation Office. Free. Details: 970-882-5635.
Dolores Mountain Quilters meet, 10 a.m., Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. Guests and visitors are welcome. Details: http://www.doloresmountainquilters.org or Judy Bryan at 970-739-9994.
Dolores secondary PTO meets, 3:45 p.m., Mr. Thurston’s office. Email Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tif at 903-8752.
K9 Search & Rescue Team meets at the Dog House, 7:30 p.m.. Join to learn about search and rescue, wilderness navigation, survival and more. Accepting applications; new member training begins soon. Details: 970-882-4746.
Christian Motorcycle Association Cortez Chapter, 8 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. chapter meeting and 10 a.m. ride, weather permitting. At Montezuma Mexican Restaurant, 18396 Colorado Highway 145. Details: Steve Reed, 970-565-7233. No motorcycle required.
Bright Babies, at 10 a.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Infants and their caregivers are invited to a 30-minute program with stories, sensory play and signs. Details: 882-4127 or DoloresLibrary.org.
Technology/software help with Microsoft Word, email, digital pictures, etc. Free at 2-5 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Details: 970-882-4127.
Civil Air Patrol Mesa Verde Cadet Squadron meets, 6:30–8:30 p.m., at K9 Search and Rescue in Dolores. Details: Debrah Archer, 970-759-5669.
Bible studies at Chapel on the Farm, 6 p.m. 19927 Road 26.2 Loop, Dolores. Details: 903-6153.
Storytime program, 10-10:30 a.m., at Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. A half-hour of storytelling, interactive songs, snack and a fun theme-based activity for preschoolers and their caregivers. Details: 882-4127.
Tutorial Thursday, 2 p.m. at Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Learn a new tech skill every Thursday with other beginners. Details: 970-882-4127.
The Big Picture Tour, 11 a.m., May 3-Oct. 11, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184. About 30-45 minutes long and encompassing the high points of the Canyons of the main gallery. Free with $3/person (for ages 18 and up) admission to museum. America the Beautiful National Park & Public Lands passes accepted. Details: 970-882-5635.
Behind the Scenes Curation Tour, 2 p.m., through Oct. 25, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184. Ages 10 and up. Reservations encouraged. Arrive 10 minutes early. Free with $3/person museum admission. America the Beautiful National Park & Public Lands passes accepted. Details and reservations: 970-882-5600.
Preschool Storytime, Preschool children and caregivers are invited to storytime, 10 a.m. in the Dolores Public Library meeting room, 1002 Railroad Ave. Details: DoloresLibrary.org or 970-882-4127.
Totems, Towers, and Other a-MAZE-ing Coincidences, 11 a.m., June 2 - Sept. 1, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184. Explore the similarities between European and Southwestern cultures 1,000-2,000 years ago. Free with $3/person, (ages 18 and up) museum admission. America the Beautiful National Parks & Public Lands passes accepted. Details: 970-882-5635.
Ask a Ranger, 11 a.m., June 3 – Aug. 26, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184. Learn about Ancestral Puebloan weaving, culture, language, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument wildlife, astronomy and more. Topics change weekly. Free with $3/person (ages 18 and up) museum admission. America the Beautiful National Parks & Public Lands passes accepted. Details: 970-882-5635.
Mancos Market Season Grand Opening, 4-7 p.m. downtown on Grand Avenue. Market will continue every Thursday through October. Come listen to live music and get your local goods.
Grand Summer Nights, the Afrobeatniks, 5-8 p.m. Free. Details: 970-715-1774.
Grand Summer Nights, the Afrobeatniks, 5-8 p.m. Free. Details: 970-715-1774.
Grand Summer Nights, the Afrobeatniks, 5-8 p.m. Free. Details: 970-715-1774.
The Montezuma County VFW Post 5231 and Auxiliary meets, 7 p.m., 136 Grand Ave. Information: Cmdr. Rick Rohsner, 970-560-3655; Auxiliary President Beverly Humiston-Scott, 970-759-1332. The VFW meets at the Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St.
The Mancos Public Library Board of Trustees meeting, 5 p.m. in the library meeting room, 211 W. First St. Details: 533-7600.
Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce Meeting, 4 p.m. at Mancos Valley Visitor Center, 101 E. Bauer Ave. Public welcome. Details: 970-533-7434.
Teen Movie Nights at the Mancos Public Library, 7-10 p.m. in the Mancos Public Library Community Meeting Room. View a movie on the library’s big screen. Snacks provided. Details and schedule: 970-533-7600.
Knit or crochet at the Mancos Public Library, 6-7 p.m. Teens and adults are welcome. Free. Limited supplies, so bring your own if possible. Sign up at mancoslibrary.org; 970-533-7600, ext. 206; or email email@example.com.
Kids Storytime at the Mancos Public Library, 10:30-11:30 a.m. A bilingual, seasonal storytime for ages birth through 6 years old.
Mancos Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m. downtown on Grand Avenue through October. Come listen to live music and get your local goods.