Today’s Community Calendar

The Community Calendar is read on-the-air multiple times daily.  If you would like to place an entry, please contact corey@koto.org.

The Weekend Community Calendars 

Saturday, May 30th:

Birthdays for today are: BENNY GOODMAN, LISA KUDROW, ERIC MOSHER, WYNONNA JUDD, & SCOUT FRANKLIN

SMEF, the governing body of KOTO, seeks letters of interest to fill a board seat that expires in December 2015.  If you are interested in serving in this position, please submit a letter of interest by Friday, June 26, to amy@koto.org.

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD” (PG-13) is having two showings: 5:30pm and 8:00pm.

Trace Bundy is returning to the historic Wright Opera House in Ouray TONIGHT at 7:30 pm.  Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. Listening to his intricate arrangements is one thing, but seeing the fan-dubbed “Acoustic Ninja” play live confounds even the most accomplished music lovers as to how one person can do all that with just two hands and ten fingers.  Tickets may be purchased online at thewrightoperahouse.org or at the door, TONIGHT.

The Ah Haa School has MANY upcoming 2015 Summer Classes, from “How to Paint Your Muse”, “Professional Acting for Adults”, to “Introduction to Forging” and many more.  Visit www.ahhaa.org for full information and to sign up.

The Town of Telluride will be sweeping the Shandoka parking lot beginning with the South side this Tuesday, June 2nd. The North side will be swept on Friday, June 5th. Please remember to move your vehicles. If you have any questions, please call the Shandoka office at 728-3034 x1.

This Monday, June 1, Telluride Film Festival’s “Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library” launches the summer series entitled GRAND ADVENTURES, with six-time Oscar nominated “THELMA AND LOUISE” –starring Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel and Brad Pitt.  Food and film FREE to all, at the library. Film starts at 6pm, arrive at 5:30pm for a pre-show reception.

A county announcement regarding “REAL PROPERTY AND PERSONAL PROPERTY PROTEST DEADLINES”:  Colorado law requires the county assessor to hear objections to real property classifications and valuations beginning May 1, 2015. Objections to the valuation or classification of real property must be postmarked, delivered, or presented in person to the county assessor’s office no later than this Monday, June 1, 2015. Colorado law requires the county assessor to begin hearing objections to personal property valuations no later than June 15, 2015. Objections to personal property valuations must be postmarked, delivered, or presented in person to the county assessor’s office no later than June 30, 2015. For additional information, contact the county assessor’s office at 970-728-3174.

There is a FREE wildflower walk open to everyone, offered by the San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society.  “Wildflowers of Southeast Utah” will be taking place next Saturday, June 6,  near Natural Bridges National Monument; June 7 to be determined.  For more information and reservations contact Al Schneider at 970-882-4647 or visit www.swcoloradowildflowers.com

The Greater Dolores Action presents the “12th Annual Dolores River Festival”, taking place from 10am – sundown , next Saturday, June 6th, at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores. Enjoy all day events for the whole family including music on two stages, from Pimps of Joytime, Cold River City, Afrobeatniks and more.  Well behaved and leashed dogs are allowed. Proceeds go towards river enhancement projects and community events.

The latest design development proposal for updates to the Telluride signs and wayfinding system is available for review. The design team, led by Julie Kolar of Esse design, heard feedback offered in a public meeting last month and revised the designs based on suggestions from the community. This is the last opportunity to make comments and help shape the design before it is finalized next month. The proposal and a comment form can be found at the Wayfinding tab under community at www.telluridearts.org. Fore more information contact Kate Jones at 970-728-3930, or email kate@telluridearts.org.

First Lead will conduct a 3-day Wilderness First Aid and “Wuffer” Recertification Training, Friday thru Sunday, June 12th through the 14th, at the Telluride Fire House.  This powerful training includes Two-year CPR, and also serves to re-certify Wilderness First Responder for three years.  Call Peter at 729-0081, or go to firstlead.com

The U.S. Department of State’s 4-H International Exchange Program is seeking host families and host schools from all over Colorado. Learn more by contacting Courtney Loflin at Colorado State University 4-H, 970-491-2711 or Courtney.Loflin@ColoState.Edu

 

Sunday, May 31st:

Birthdays for today are: JOHNNY PAYCHECK, JEANNIE JOSEY,JULIA PALLARES-APGAR, KRISTA DANIELSON, CHRIS ELLIOTT, BOB GLEASON, ROD SMITH, DAVE HOFFMAN, JOHN BONHAM, PETER YARROW, WINNIE WADDEL, MARK NATKEYONE

SMEF, the governing body of KOTO, seeks letters of interest to fill a board seat that expires in December 2015.  If you are interested in serving in this position, please submit a letter of interest by Friday, June 26, to amy@koto.org.

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD” (PG-13) is having one showing at 7:00pm.

The Town of Telluride will be sweeping the Shandoka parking lot beginning with the South side this Tuesday, June 2nd. The North side will be swept on Friday, June 5th. Please remember to move your vehicles. If you have any questions, please call the Shandoka office at 728-3034 x1.

TOMORROW, Telluride Film Festival’s “Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library” launches the summer series entitled GRAND ADVENTURES, with six-time Oscar nominated “THELMA AND LOUISE” –starring Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel and Brad Pitt.  Food and film FREE to all, at the library. Film starts at 6pm, arrive at 5:30pm for a pre-show reception.

A county announcement regarding “REAL PROPERTY AND PERSONAL PROPERTY PROTEST DEADLINES”:  Colorado law requires the county assessor to hear objections to real property classifications and valuations beginning May 1, 2015. Objections to the valuation or classification of real property must be postmarked, delivered, or presented in person to the county assessor’s office no later than TOMORROW, Monday, June 1, 2015. Colorado law requires the county assessor to begin hearing objections to personal property valuations no later than June 15, 2015. Objections to personal property valuations must be postmarked, delivered, or presented in person to the county assessor’s office no later than June 30, 2015. For additional information, contact the county assessor’s office at 970-728-3174.

There will be a Cub Scout Pack 500 and Boy Scout Troop 500 Meeting this coming Wednesday, June 3rd, at 3:30 pm, taking place at the Elks Lodge. For more info, contact Janet Kask at 708-1264.

The latest design development proposal for updates to the Telluride signs and wayfinding system is available for review. The design team, led by Julie Kolar of Esse design, heard feedback offered in a public meeting last month and revised the designs based on suggestions from the community. This is the last opportunity to make comments and help shape the design before it is finalized next month. The proposal and a comment form can be found at the Wayfinding tab under community at www.telluridearts.org. For more information contact Kate Jones at 970-728-3930, or email kate@telluridearts.org.