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CortezWednesday, Feb. 20
Travel Norway through Marty and Mary McKean’s eyes, 6 p.m., Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St.
Leading the Way to Calmer Days, with Amy Spiedel, Conscious discipline master trainer, 6-8 p.m. Montezuma-Cortez High School.
Thursday, Feb. 21
For Pets’ Sake Humane Society board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. All welcome. Details: 970-565-PETS/7387.
Friday, Feb. 22
Deadline for $1,000 Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office scholarship for local high-schoolers. Details: Cindy Ramsay, 564-4968 and www.montezumasheriff.org.
Author Ron Cooper presents “It’s My Trail, Too: A Comanche Indian’s Journey on the Cherokee Trail of Tears,” 6 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Free, with refreshments. Details: 970-565-8117.
Friends of the Cortez Public Library and the Library Advisory Board meeting, 3 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. All are welcome. Details: 970-565-8117.
Live music with Rob Webster, 7–11 p.m. at Blondie’s, 45 E. Main St.
Artists reception, with Charles Haspels, Mike Znerold and Barbara Grist, 4-6 p.m., St. Barnabas of the Valley Episcopal Church, 110 W. North St. Grist shares photos from Cuba at 5:30 p.m. Details: 970-560-2767.
Saturday, Feb. 23
For Pets’ Sake Humane Society fundraiser, 4-6 p.m., WildEdge Brewing Collective, 111 N. Market St. Beer, food, door prizes. Cost: $20 at WildEdge. Details: 970-565-PETS/7387.
Thursday, Feb. 28
The deadline to pay the first half of your 2018 property taxes, according to Ellen Black, Montezuma County Treasurer. Postmarks will be accepted. For questions about your taxes, call 970-565-7550.
Friday, March 1
Positive Youth Development training, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dove Creek Community Center, 403 W. Seventh St. Free. Register: http://bit.ly/2WM0QD2.
Tuesday, March 5
Mardi Gras Pancake Supper to benefit Grace’s Kitchen, 5-7 p.m., St. Barnabas, corner of North and Elm streets. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, blueberry French toast. Cost: $4 to $20. Details: 970-565-7865.
Friday, March 8
Positive Youth Development training, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., First National Bank Cortez, 2258 E. Main St. Free. Register: http://bit.ly/2WM0QD2.
Thursday-Saturday March 14-16
Mancos Melt celebration, with art, music, wine, costumes, bed races, putt-putt golf, parade, kites, run/walk. Details: www.mancoscreativedistrict.com.
Wednesday, March 20
Cottage Foods, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Public Health Department, 106 W. North St. Cost: $30. Register: eventbrite.com. Details: 970-565-3123, [email protected]
Food Safety Works, 1-5 p.m., Public Health Department, 106 W. North St. Cost: $30. Register: eventbrite.com. Details: 970-565-3123, [email protected]
Thursday, May 23
Cottage Foods, 1-5 p.m., Public Health Department, 106 W. North St. Cost: $30. Register: eventbrite.com. Details: 970-565-3123, [email protected]
Nondenominational silent meditation, Johnson Building, 7 p.m., 925 Broadway, No. 184. Free. Details: 970-560-2822.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Computer and tech tutoring, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Appointments: 970-565-8117.
Montelores Early Childhood Council luncheon, 11:45 a.m., Johnson Building Room 110, 925 S. Broadway. Public invited. RSVP for lunch to Vangi McCoy, 970-749-7017.
Southwest Cowboy Church, Lewis Arriola Community Center. Potluck, 6 p.m.; service and message, at 7 p.m.
American Legion Ute Mountain Post 75 meeting, 7 p.m., Legion Hall, 320 N. Harrison St. Details: 970-565-8151.
Diabetes support group, 3:30-5 p.m., cafeteria, Southwest Memorial Hospital. Free. For Type 1 or 2 diabetes. Details: Jenny Nuuttila, 970-564-2352.
Montezuma County Democratic Women meeting, 11:30 a.m., The People’s Place, 215 E. Main St. Details: Tulli Kerstetter, [email protected]
Montezuma County Republican Central Committee, noon, Shiloh Steakhouse. Details: Jan Gardner, [email protected] or 970-565-2197.
Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Support Group, 5-6:30 p.m., Southwest Memorial Hospital cafeteria. Free. Details: Laura Taylor, 970-564-2276.
Montezuma County Democrats meeting, The People’s Place, 215 E. Main St. All welcome. Details: 970-516-1693.
The Montezuma County VFW Post 5231 meeting, 7 p.m., Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St. Details: Cmdr. Tom Endres, 970-560-5242.
Alzheimer’s and dementia support group, noon, Vista Mesa Assisted Living, 1206 N. Mildred Road. Lunch. Details: 259-0122.
Disabled American Veterans meeting, Veterans Outreach Center, 432 N. Broadway. Lunch at noon; meeting at 12:30 p.m. Details: 560-2793.
Montezuma County Chapter of MOMS Demand Action for Gun Sense in America meeting, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: [email protected]
First and Third Saturday
Four Corners Square Dancers dance, 6:30 p.m., Kemper Elementary School, 620 E. Montezuma Ave. Details: 970-739-3385, 970-749-9682, 970-565-9836.
Montezuma County Historical Society luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Public invited. Details: Ann Wilson Brown, 565-2747.
“The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen meeting, 7 p.m., First National Bank, 2258 E. Main St. Details: mesaverdehorsemen.com or 970-565-7739.
Second and Fourth Tuesday
Mayor’s office hours, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Cortez City Hall, 123 Roger Smith Ave.
Montezuma County Hospital District board meeting, 6-8 p.m., EMS Training Room, 1450 E. Johnson Drive. Public welcome. Details: 970-564-2146.
The Southwest Woodworkers Guild meetings, 7 p.m., various locations. Beginners and experts. Details: Tom, 970-882-7360.
Montezuma County Republican Women meeting, noon, Shiloh Steakhouse, Veach and Main streets. All welcome. Details: Rosemarie Beall, 970-564-1576.
Estate planning seminar, 5-7 p.m., Vectra Bank Conference Room, 350 W. Montezuma Ave. Free. RSVP: [email protected] Details: 303-588-2695.
Free Supermarket Tours, noon to 1 p.m., with Southwest Health System dietitian. Learn about food labels, healthy choices, food budgets. RSVP and details: 970-564-2275.
Montezuma Community Barn and Contra Dance, 3-5:30 p.m., through May, Legacy Dance Studio, 20 W. Main St. Adults $10; students $5; family discount. No experience or partner needed. Details: Text 970-739-4383.
Third Tuesday Compassionate Friends Four Corners Chapter, for families with death of a child, 7 p.m., Hospice Building, 1345 S. Broadway. Details: Cherie at 970-565-6480 or Debbie at 970-565-4732.
Books ’n’ Brews, free-range book club, 6:30 p.m., Main Street Brewery, 21 E. Main St. Share a book. Details: Eric Ikenouye, 970-564-4072.
Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Shiloh Steakhouse. Details: 970-565-3414.
Support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers and dementia, 6 p.m., Methodist Church, 515 N. Park St.
Literary Fridays, 10 a.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St.
4 Corners Republican Women’s Club meeting, Shiloh Steakhouse, 5 S. Veach St. Social at 11:30 a.m., meeting at noon. Details: Facebook page @4CornersRW; Jan, 970-560-2197.
Wound Care 360 Series, 5-6 p.m., Southwest Memorial Hospital, 1311 N. Mildred Road. RSVP: [email protected]
Family Law Post-order clinic, 4-7 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Free. Details: [email protected] or 800-521-6968.
Cortez Beading Guild meeting, noon, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-529-0149.
Embrace Grace support group for pregnant women, 6:30 p.m., Community of Believers Church, 23826 County Road G. Free. Details: Debbie at 970-739-2344 or [email protected] or Zandra at 970-764-0920 or [email protected]
Trivia, 7 p.m. at Blondie’s, 45 E. Main St.
Four Corners Community Band practice, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Market and North streets. Details: [email protected] or “Four Corners Community Band” on Facebook.
“Beyond Mesa Verde Tour,” 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., starting at Colorado Welcome Center, 928 E. Main St. Transportation. Cost: $75 for adults, $60 for ages 10-17; free for children under 10. Details: CrowCanyon.org.
Beginning Square Dance lessons, Jan. 21 through May 20, 7 p.m., Kemper Elementary School, 620 E. Montezuma Ave. Details: 970-739-3385, 970-749-9682 or 970-565-9836.
Every Monday and Thursday
One-on-one computer and tech tutoring, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Appointments: 970-565-8117.
Mesa Verde Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., American Legion building, 420 N. Harrison St.
Cortez Public Library Family Entertainment Series, 2 p.m., 202 N. Park St. Details: 970-565-8117.
Open Mic, 7 p.m., Blondie’s. Details: 739-4944.
Bridge players needed, 1:30 p.m., Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church, 305 S. Washington St. Details: 970-565-6088 or 565-7024.
“Excavation Site Tour,” 10 a.m.-noon, beginning at Colorado Welcome Center, 928 E. Main St. Cost: $30 for adults; $25 for ages 10-17; free for children under 10. Details: CrowCanyon.org.
Every Tuesday and Thursday
Master’s Swimming Group with Cortez Water Dragons, 6-7:30 a.m., Cortez Rec Center. All levels. Cost: Entry fee plus $40 a month.
Tai chi class, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Cortez Rec Center, 425 Roger Smith Ave. Cost: $4. Details: Donna Hicks, 970-564-4080, [email protected]
Sitting in the quiet, meditation, contemplation, 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 meeting, noon, Shiloh Steakhouse, Main and Sligo streets. Details: 970-564-3144.
“Ask an Archaeologist,” 3-4 p.m., Crow Canyon Connection at Colorado Welcome Center, 928 E. Main St. Free.
Wednesday Activities Club, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Free for students ages 8-12. Make Cocoa and Cookie Mixes, Jan. 30; Slime, Feb. 6; Shrinky Dink Valentines, Feb. 13; Make a vinyl LP bowl, Feb. 20; Movie “Because of Winn-Dixie,” Feb. 27. Details: 970-565-8117.
Bingo at the Cortez Elks Club, 2100 N. Dolores Road. Early bird game at 6:45 p.m.; others follow. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Food and beverages.
The Montezuma County Senior Center senior dance, 7-9 p.m., 107 N. Chestnut St. Details: Nita Warner, 970-565-9855.
Overeaters Anonymous weekly meeting, 8 p.m., Cortez Dental office, 43 W. Montezuma Ave. Details: 970-799-2183.
“Pueblo Perspectives,” with Zuni Tribal member Dan Simplicio, 3-5 p.m. at the Crow Canyon Connection at Colorado Welcome Center, 928 E. Main St. Free.
Raising Readers Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Older children may join for a craft at 11:15 a.m. Dental Health (With Betsy Holman of DentaQuest), Feb. 21; Favorite Author/Illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, Feb. 28. Details: 970-565-8117.
Master Gardener Classes, Jan. 31 to April 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., various locations. Details: 970-565-3123, [email protected]
TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Cortez City Hall, 123 Roger Smith Ave. Details: 435-414-4733.
Celebrate Recovery, a Christian 12-step program, Rock Springs Church campus, U.S. Highway 160. CR Café, 6-7 p.m.; learning group, 7-8 p.m.; open share, 8-9 p.m. Child care provided.
Simply A Course in Miracles, 4 p.m., various venues. Details: 970-946-2194 or [email protected]
DoloresFriday, Feb. 22
Chili Supper and Pie Auction fundraiser, 6-9 p.m., Lewis-Arriola Community Center, 21176 Road S. Proceeds go toward the facility’s upkeep.
Dolores Mountain Quilters meeting, 10 a.m., Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. All welcome. Details: www.doloresmountainquilters.org or Judy Bryan at 970-739-9994.
Third and Fourth Tuesday
K9 Search & Rescue Team meeting, 7 p.m., at the Dog House. Learn about search and rescue, navigation, survival. Applications accepted. Details: 970-882-4746.
Bright Babies, 10 a.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Infants and caregivers invited. A 30-minute program with stories, sensory play and signs. Details: 882-4127 or DoloresLibrary.org.
Help with Microsoft Word, email, digital pictures, 2-5 p.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Free. Details: 970-882-4127.
Civil Air Patrol Mesa Verde Cadet Squadron meeting, 6:30–8:30 p.m., K9 Search and Rescue. Details: Debrah Archer, 970-759-5669.
The Dolores Rotary Club meeting, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Ponderosa Restaurant, 715 Railroad Ave. Cost: Two free meetings; yearly membership is $150. Details: Susan, 970-426-9902 or [email protected]
Bible studies, 6 p.m., at Chapel on the Farm, 19927 Road 26.2 Loop. Details: 903-6153.
Storytime, 10-10:30 a.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Stories, snack and activity for preschoolers and caregivers. Details: 882-4127.
Dolores Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m., Flanders Park, 420 Central Ave. No booth fee. Musicians welcome. Details: 970-882-4018.
Recovery Support Group meeting, for sober living, 7 a.m., Dolores Methodist Church, 105 N. Eighth St. Details: Sue, 970-739-1049.
American Sign Language Class, 5-7 p.m. Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. Free 8-week ASL course through Nov. 1. RSVP and details: 882-4127 or [email protected]
The Unitarian Universalists meeting, 11 a.m., Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. Discuss comparative philosophies and religion. Details: Darlene, 970-565-6173; fourcornersuu.org.
MancosWednesday, Feb. 20
Mancos Public Library hosts Lanny Wagner, past artist-in-residence at Canyons of the, shares photos of ancestral Puebloan sites captured under the stars. Techniques included, 7 p.m., 211 E. First St. Details: 970-533-7600.
Teen Café Nights, 7-10 p.m., Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. Details: 970-533-7600 and eens.mancoslibrary.org/
Knit or crochet, 6-7 p.m., Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. Teens and adults welcome. Free. Bring supplies. Register: mancoslibrary.org; 970-533-7600, ext. 206; or [email protected]
Storytime, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. Bilingual, seasonal storytime for ages birth through 6 years.
After-school program for grades 1-5, 4:15-5:15 p.m., Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. Art, science, stories, living skills. Details: 970-533-7600.
Science Fridays, Mancos Public Library, 211 W. First St. Kindergarten to grade 3, 10-11 a.m.; grades 4-5, 11 a.m.-noon. Details: 533-7600.
Saturday, Feb. 23
Homebuyer Education classes, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Fort Lewis Campus. Details: www.homesfund.org or 970-259-1418 ext. 1.
Sunday, March 17
Author and comedian Kyle Cease, at the Community Concert Hall. Tickets: http://bit.ly/2BGItXx. Details: Maureen Fallon-Cyr at [email protected]