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:

Friday, January 20th:

Birthdays: DYLAN SLATER, SLIM WHITMAN, MELISSA RIVERS, ELIZABETH BAILEY, GARY WRIGHT, JEN HIER, JILL SPODEK, JON RADEMAKERS, JUSTIN WATSON, KATHY WAHLSTRAND, KIRK PADDY, LAUREN JOHNSON, SCOTT ALMONEY, TERRY TICE, STEPHANIE DEMPSEY, DOROTHY LUCARELLI, DWIGHT OLIVIER, CATE GRACE TEMPLIN, ERIC HILDEBRANDT, ERICA HENSCHEL, JESSICA SIMON, REBECCA WATSON, KIRK PADDY, MARK NIEBRUEGGE

The 2017 KOTO Lip Sync at the Sheridan Opera House is TONIGHT!  Balcony tickets still available, a very limited number of tickets may be released at the door, don’t miss it!

Open Auditions for Telluride Theatre’s 2017 musical “PIPPIN” are taking place TODAY from 5-8pm and TOMORROW from 4-7pm at the Palm Theatre Lobby.  Callbacks will be held this Sunday from 6-8pm. For auditions, please prepare 16 bars of a song, and familiarize yourself with the play as you will read sides from the script.  For more information call 970-708-7629.

The Double D String Jazz Trio is performing at the Phoenix Bean TONIGHT.

The Progressive Women’s Caucus of the San Juans is facilitating a Telluride Women’s March TOMORROW at 10AM starting at Elk’s Park. This march is in solidarity with over 300 marches around the world including all 50 states and over 50 countries to stand united against hate, fear, and marginalization in all forms. For more info please call Mary Jo at 708-1267.

Celebrate “A Day of Peace and Community” in Ridgway TOMORROW.  A Peace March will take place at 3pm starting at the soccer fields, a meditation and community gathering at Chipeta Resort from 5-6 with a  community potluck and open mic to follow.  Open to all.

Telluride Aids Benefit Model Auditions are taking place TOMORROW at the Palm Theater.  Morning sessions begin at 10am, afternoon sessions begin at 1pm.  Contact Jessica Galbo to sign up for a time at jessicagalbo@icloud.com

Get your “MIND BLOWN AT THE MADELINE” with Magician Ty Gallenbeck, TOMORROW NIGHT at 7pm at Hotel Madeline in Mountain Village.

The “Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest” is happening in Norwood this weekend, at the Norwood High School Gym, this Sunday from 9am – 10am.   All kids ages 8-13 welcome, the winner will advance to District Level Competition.

Tri-County Health Network is having an event as part of their Health Equity Learning Series this Wednesday, January 25th from 9-11am at the Wilkinson Public Library Program Room.  Please RSVP by this Sunday, January 22nd to info@tchnetwork.org.

Telluride Choral Society invites you participate in SPRINGSING 2017. Programs start during the first week in February, and are available for children in grades 2 up to 12, as well as for adults of all ages.  The programs all culminate in a performance taking place on Friday, March 24th at the Palm Theatre.  Financial assistance is available, for more information and to register, contact Rhonda Muckerman at 729-0082 or email rlmuckerman@gmail.com

The Telluride Town Park Outdoor Rink is OPEN for the season!  This rink is available for ice skating only (no hockey) from 9am – 9pm daily.  Be romantic and skate with your sweetie under the Town Park lights.

It’s Telluride Fire Festival weekend!  Visit telluridefirefestival.org for all the hot action and a schedule of fire events and workshops!

The Telluride Avalanche School is excited to announce that this year’s programs include three 3-day avalanche Level 1 courses, one 2-day Backcountry Skiing/Snowboarding Avalanche Refresher & Avalanche Awareness Courses as well as a variety of free forums, beacon rescue clinics and other educational programs. Visit their website at tellurideadventures.com for more information.

Kids are invited to take part in the “Elks Drug Awareness Essay, Poster, & Video Contest”.  This year’s theme is “Just Say No.” Poster contest is open to kids in 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades; the Essay Contest is open to kids in Grades 6th, 7th, & 8th; and the Video Contest is open to pre-high, high school, and post-graduate students. Deadline to turn items in is next Wednesday, January 25th at the Telluride Elks Lodge.  Visit elks.org or call Cindy at 970-728-4803 for more info.

There will be a regular monthly meeting of the San Miguel Educational Fund Board of Directors (KOTO’s governing board) at the Wilkinson Library Telluride Room this Monday, January 23rd, at 5:15pm. Public and KOTO listeners are welcome and encouraged to attend.

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “ROGUE ONE” (PG-13) is having two showings: 5:30 and 8:15pm.

 

Saturday, January 21st:

Birthdays: GRANT KENNEDY, BILLY OCEAN, KALEE CANTLIN, RICHIE HAVENS, MAITREYA, ROBYN VAN GELDER, MAC DAVIS, SUE HARE, ADAM BERGERON, EDWARD DALEY, SHIRLEY FREEMAN, HUGH KENWORTHY, ROBYN LAMB, BECKY KING, MAX SINGER, TAMARA OGORZALY

The Progressive Women’s Caucus of the San Juans is facilitating a Telluride Women’s March TODAY at 10AM starting at Elk’s Park. This march is in solidarity with over 300 marches around the world including all 50 states and over 50 countries to stand united against hate, fear, and marginalization in all forms. For more info please call Mary Jo at 708-1267.

Celebrate “A Day of Peace and Community” in Ridgway TODAY,  A Peace March will take place at 3pm starting at the soccer fields, a meditation and community gathering at Chipeta Resort from 5-6 with a  community potluck and open mic to follow.  Open to all.

Open Auditions for Telluride Theatre’s 2017 musical “PIPPIN” continue TODAY from 4-7pm at the Palm Theatre Lobby.  Callbacks will be held TOMORROW from 6-8pm. For auditions, please prepare 16 bars of a song, and familiarize yourself with the play as you will read sides from the script.  For more information call 970-708-7629.

The “COUSIN CURTISS: ONE MAN BAND” is performing from 4-6 pm at Tomboy Tavern TODAY.

Tom Nading & Claybrook Penn are performing TONIGHT at the Phoenix Bean from 6-9pm.

TONIGHT, the Opera House SHOW Bar will be open at 7 p.m. for a performance from Alex Paul at 8 p.m.

It’s Telluride Fire Festival weekend!  Visit telluridefirefestival.org for all the hot action and a schedule of fire events and workshops!

Get your “MIND BLOWN AT THE MADELINE” with Magician Ty Gallenbeck, TONIGHT at 7pm at Hotel Madeline in Mountain Village.

Tri-County Health Network is having an event as part of their Health Equity Learning Series this Wednesday, January 25th from 9-11am at the Wilkinson Public Library Program Room.  Please RSVP by TOMORROW to info@tchnetwork.org.

The “Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest” is happening in Norwood this weekend, at the Norwood High School Gym, TOMORROW from 9am – 10am.   All kids ages 8-13 welcome, the winner will advance to District Level Competition.

The Art of Stained Glass with Tami Huntsman”, a program being offered by the Ah Haa School,  is happening from 5:30-8:30pm on Mondays, beginning this week, running through February 17th. Visit ahhaa.org to sign up and for more info on all of their programs being offered, many starting this week.

The Telluride Town Park Outdoor Rink is OPEN for the season!  This rink is available for ice skating only (no hockey) from 9am – 9pm daily.  Be romantic and skate with your sweetie under the Town Park lights.

The Telluride Town Park Nordic Center is also open for the season.  Their hours are 10am – 4pm, 7 days a week, including holidays.  They can be contacted at tnc@telluridetrails.org  or 970-728-1144.

The Telluride Avalanche School is excited to announce that this year’s programs include three 3-day avalanche Level 1 courses, one 2-day Backcountry Skiing/Snowboarding Avalanche Refresher & Avalanche Awareness Courses as well as a variety of free forums, beacon rescue clinics and other educational programs. Visit their website at tellurideadventures.com for more information.

Kids are invited to take part in the “Elks Drug Awareness Essay, Poster, & Video Contest”.  This year’s theme is “Just Say No.” Poster contest is open to kids in 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades; the Essay Contest is open to kids in Grades 6th, 7th, & 8th; and the Video Contest is open to pre-high, high school, and post-graduate students. Deadline to turn items in is next Wednesday, January 25th at the Telluride Elks Lodge.  Visit elks.org or call Cindy at 970-728-4803 for more info.

There will be a regular monthly meeting of the San Miguel Educational Fund Board of Directors (KOTO’s governing board) at the Wilkinson Library Telluride Room this Monday, January 23rd, at 5:15pm. Public and KOTO listeners are welcome and encouraged to attend.

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “ROGUE ONE” (PG-13) is having two showings: 5:30 and 8:15pm.

 

Sunday, January 22nd:

Birthdays: JAZZY JEFF TOWNES, BECKY RANTA, DAVE WOLF, JO ELLA ARENA, MARY WOODLAND, MICHAEL DOHERTY, MORGAN METZGER, BILL PURDY, ROBERT BAUMANN, M’LISSA STORY, TANYA PALIANI, MACY FENTON, MARK DOLLARD, ROSS MARTIN

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “ROGUE ONE” (PG-13) is having two showings: 5:30 and 8:15pm.

It’s Telluride Fire Festival weekend!  Visit telluridefirefestival.org for all the hot action and a schedule of fire events and workshops!

The Telluride Town Park Outdoor Rink is OPEN for the season!  This rink is available for ice skating only (no hockey) from 9am – 9pm daily.  Be romantic and skate with your sweetie under the Town Park lights.

The Art of Stained Glass with Tami Huntsman”, a program being offered by the Ah Haa School,  is happening from 5:30-8:30pm on Mondays, beginning TOMORROW, running through February 17th. Visit ahhaa.org to sign up and for more info on all of their programs being offered, many starting this week. .

The Telluride Town Park Nordic Center is also open for the season.  Their hours are 10am – 4pm, 7 days a week, including holidays.  They can be contacted at tnc@telluridetrails.org  or 970-728-1144.

FREE Qi Gong (chee-gong) with Susie Meade is starting back up at the Ah Haa School TOMORROW morning from 8:45 – 9:30am.  Learn for yourself how good energy flow can improve your life. Meeting every Monday and Wednesday morning at the Ah Haa School.  Visit ahhaa.org for more information.

There will be a regular monthly meeting of the San Miguel Educational Fund Board of Directors (KOTO’s governing board) at the Wilkinson Library Telluride Room TOMORROW at 5:15pm. Public and KOTO listeners are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Mountain Village is offering “KIDS NIGHT OUT” at the Children’s Ski School, taking place this Tuesday, January 24th from 5-9pm.  For more information, visit townofmountainvillage.com/events

The Telluride Avalanche School is excited to announce that this year’s programs include three 3-day avalanche Level 1 courses, one 2-day Backcountry Skiing/Snowboarding Avalanche Refresher & Avalanche Awareness Courses as well as a variety of free forums, beacon rescue clinics and other educational programs. Visit their website at tellurideadventures.com for more information.

Telluride Choral Society invites you participate in SPRINGSING 2017. Programs start during the first week in February, and are available for children in grades 2 up to 12, as well as for adults of all ages.  The programs all culminate in a performance taking place on Friday, March 24th at the Palm Theatre.  Financial assistance is available, for more information and to register, contact Rhonda Muckerman at 729-0082 or email rlmuckerman@gmail.com

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