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.

Monday, April 23rd:

Birthdays: ANDY SAWYER, CLAY SKINNER, ROBIN ETU, TIM KUDO, KATHY MAHONEY, BARBARA STREISAND, KELLY CLARKSON

At the Nugget Theatre TONIGHT, “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” (PG) is having one showing at 7:00pm.

The Pinhead Institute’s spring session has begun, offering lots of fun and engaging STEM classes for students of all ages. Pinhead offers their popular after-school programs like Maker Mondays, Mad Labs, Cyber Cluhouse, and Lego Robots Junior, as well as new programs like “Making a Museum” in partnership with the Telluride Historical Museum. For more information and to register for these and other programs visit www.pinheadinstitute.org.  And don’t forget “Stargazing with Mishke”. presented by Pinhead and the Wilkinson Public Library, meeting at the San Miguel County Courthouse TOMORROW NIGHT at 8:30 PM. Weather permitting.

The Talking Gourds Poetry Club is meeting TOMORROW evening at 6:00pm.  Featured poet Danny Rosen lives among dogs in the desert of western Colorado.  Meet at the Telluride Arts office across the street from the library for an evening of wine and poetry.

TRUE NORTH Youth Program is currently taking applications for the Rising Stars Program for 8th grade girls. Offered at no cost to participants, the program will include motivational activities designed to inspire confidence, peer rapport, collaboration, leadership and creativity as well as educational exercises about women’s health, fostering healthy relationships, and human rights. Visit www.TrueNorthYouthProgram.org for more info and contact Susan Oupadia to enroll: 970.640.0086.

There will be a Spring Blood Drive at the Telluride Courthouse this Thursday, April 27th, from 11am – 2pm.  Save a life, donate blood.

Have you ever wondered what would it feel like to experience 406.7 miles per hour in a piston driven car?  What kind of car is capable of reaching 406 miles per hour?  Danny Thompson brings his Sherb Talk, “Resurrecting the World’s Fastest Hot Rod”, to the Sherbino Theatre this Thursday, April 27th.  Danny will share stories from his racing career, taking audience members on a wild ride into the world of land speed racing.  Doors at 7:00pm, with the talk starting at 7:30pm this Thursday.

SNACK ATTACK! An After School Cooking Class” for grades 4 through 6, is being offered through the CSU Extension Office.  Taking place Early Release Tuesdays (May 2, 9, 16, 23) from 2:15 – 4:30pm at the Culinary Kitchen at the Telluride High School.  Call Yvette at 970-327-4393 to sign your child up!

The Charlie Hunter Trio is performing at the Wright Opera House on Thursday, May 4th.  Tickets in advance at thewrightoperahouse.org.