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.

Wednesday, March 4th:

Birthdays for today are: WOLFGAR THE WANDERER, CLARK WOOLEY, MARGARET REEDY, GAYLORD INGERSOL, JOHN GOWDY, NANCY STODDART, CHRIS KOERBER, STACY GATES

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “SPONGEBOB: SPONGE OUT OF WATER” (PG) is being shown at 5:30pm, and “BIRDMAN” (R) will be shown at 7:45pm.

Bigger, faster, stronger – the 3rd Annual Adult Spelling Bee is back and happening TONIGHT at 7pm at the Sheridan Opera House. Go cheer on the “KOTO Rodeo” spelling team.

There is a Cub Scout Pack 500 and Boy Scout Troop 500 Meeting TODAY at 3:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. For more info, contact Janet Kask at 708-1264.

The Telluride Elks will host a Veterans Town Hall on behalf of the Grand Junction Veterans Health Care System TODAY, from 5:30 – 7 p.m.  Staff will be present to assist with applications for VA health care and other benefits including  service connected disability claims, war-time veterans pensions and pensions for widows of war-time veterans.  Assistance will also be available for veterans who need to request a copy of their discharge papers.  TODAY, from 5:30-7:30pm at the Telluride Elks Lodge.

Join Wilkinson Public Library for a free concert from Jose-Luis Orozco in the children’s area TOMORROW at 6pm. José-Luis Orozco is a bilingual educator, children’s author, and recording artist who has dedicated his life to creating quality bilingual music, books, and videos for children. He encourages learning of the Spanish language and promotes Latin American culture through his art. Jose-Luis is performing TOMORROW at 6pm at the Library.

The Telluride High School Interact Club is hosting the BloodMobile at the Telluride High School TOMORROW from 11 AM-2 PM.  Donate Blood and get a free t-shirt.  Walk-ups are welcome.

The Ah Haa is excited to announce the “2nd Annual Juried Exhibition of Regional Artists: Best of 2014 Opening Reception” TOMORROW from 5-8 pm!  People’s Choice voting is from 5-6:45pm and awards will be announced at 7pmVisit www.ahhaa.org for full information.

The Telluride Mountain Club is currently hosting skill building courses at the Telluride High School indoor climbing gym to help educate local climbers and build their skill sets. The skill building courses are free and open to the public. The next course, “Preventing Climbing Injuries with Alison Palmer”, takes place TOMORROW from 6:00-7:00pm.  For more information, visit www.telluridemountainclub.org.

The Town of Telluride will be plowing the North side of the Shandoka parking lot this Friday, March 6th. Please remember to move your vehicles. If you have any questions, please call the Shandoka office at 728-3034 x1.

The Telluride Yoga Center is having a special event this Friday, March 6th, from 4-6pm.   “AMBA-YOGA”, a vitality-building class for women will be led by visiting teacher Meghan Morris.  Visit www.tellurideyoga.com for more information or call 729-1673.

This Friday, March 6th, Live at the Palm presents “Jayme Stone’s LOMAX PROJECT”.  Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax this collaboration brings together some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle and re-imagine traditional music. Collaborators include Grammy-winning songwriter Tim Obrien, Bruce Molsky, Margaret Glaspy, Moira Smiley and more.  The lobby bar will be open.  This Friday at the Palm Theatre, 7:30pm.  Visit www.telluridepalm.com for tickets.

“CRAFTING THE HUMAN FUTURE:  THE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP” is taking place over three days this weekend, Friday through Sunday.  Free, but prerigistration is required.  Contact Laurie McRay at laurie@mcraymoney.com or call 281-788-0817.

This Friday night at 7:30 is the annual Telluride co-ed hockey league championship game at the Hanley Ice Pavilion in Town Park.  Get there early as it is traditionally standing room only and remember – no glass bottles please.  Be prepared to cheer loud for all your friends as “Power Logic” goes against “Alpine Moon”.  This Friday at 7:30pm.

This Saturday, March 7th, As part of the “Southwest Colorado Winter Ecology Series”, the San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society is offering a winter plant identification walk. Taking place at Mesa Verde National Park, this trip is very slow-paced, great for wildflower enthusiasts.  Limited to 15 people. Recommended for high school age to adult. Advance reservations required, contact Al at 970-882-4647 to sign up.