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.

Sunday, July 24th:

Birthdays for today are:  JOHN ALLEN, STEVE SMITH, STEVE TRUAN, SHARON ALBIN, DAVID ESSEX, ANNA PAQUIN, JENNIFER LOPEZ, LAURA LEIGHTON, JOHNNY MESA-DENESIK, PAM TILLIS, ARIC MALOY

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, the movie “MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES” (R) is having two  showings: 5:30pm and 7:45pm.

For full information and passes to the 9th Telluride Yoga Festival taking place this weekend, visit www.tellurideyogafestival.com.

The “Bow Wow Film Fest & Tour”, a fundraiser for Second Chance Humane Society, is happening TODAY!  Join Second Chance at the Sheridan Opera House at 4:30pm for a howlin’ fun night at the 2nd annual Bow Wow. Festivities include a shelter pup parade, silent auction, light fare & film showing.

Running TOMORROW to this Thursday, July 28th, the Pinhead Institute offers “Mini Mission: Math Camp”. It from 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. each day for kids between 6th and 8th grade at Pinhead HQ. Think math is boring? Think again! During Pinhead’s Math Camp, kids will solve puzzles, play strategy games, go on math-based scavenger hunts, and more, all while exploring how math forms hidden patterns that surround us. It’s math like you’ve never imagined and all skill levels are welcome. To learn more and to register visit www.pinheadinstitute.org

ROOSEVELT DIME and FREE THE HONEY are performing this Tuesday, July 26th at the Sherbino Theatre in Ridgway. Seamlessly combining the groove of classic feel-good Rhythm and Blues with traditional acoustic Americana instrumentation, Roosevelt Dime has crafted a signature style of syncopated New Orleans rhythms, boogie woogie banjo, swinging blues guitar, and searingly soulful vocals in a vibrant mix that the New York Times classifies as “…a perpetual crowd pleaser.”  All ages, doors at 7, music starts at 7:30pm.

This Wednesday, July 27th, kids ages 7 to 18 (parents welcome!) are invited to a Q&A with “Mountain Drones”, being filmed for an upcoming National Geographic channel show. Meet at the Wilkinson Public Library at 12:30 PM for free pizza and Nat Geo swag. Following the Q&A, kids will walk to Town Park for a flying demonstration. Parents must sign appearance releases for children who appear on camera. Questions? Contact Lauren at 310-696-4894.

The Connecting Point School of Massage is hosting an info meeting for the accelerated Fall Massage Program this Thursday July 28th from 9 to 10am at the Placerville Schoolhouse. For more info, email inquiries@telluridemassageschool.com or visit www.telluridemassageschool.com

Time is running out to purchase tickets to the Telluride Historical Museum’s 50th Anniversary Golden Gala, taking place next Thursday, July 28th at the Peaks Resort and Spa.  With cocktails, dinner and dancing until 11pm, get all the information you need and your tickets today at www.telluridemuseum.org.

Sign up for “Swing Dance Weekend” in Telluride, taking place next weekend. Led by Wendy Graham Settle of Durango, enjoy 2 days of instruction and 2 nights of dancing on July 29th and 30th.  Please visit www.SWCOdance.org for more information and to register.