Today’s Community Calendar

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

Thursday, August 21st:

Birthdays for today are : SARA CLOW, HEATHER BACHMAN, GEOFF CUNARD, KRISTI ALLRED, JEFF GOLDSWORTHY, JENNIFER LOPEZ, BOB ODELL, STEVE VAN STRATT, KENNY ROGERS, KIM SLEDGE, PETRA BUCHANAN, DEANNA KENNEDY, ANDY STATTMAN, KIM CATTRALL, COREY HISELER

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “BOYHOOD ” (R) is having one showing at 7:00pm. 

Author and co-founder of the Quivira Coalition, Courtney White, will present on carbon ranching and the new agrarian movement, TODAY at noon on the Wilkinson Library Lower Terrace followed by a book signing for his latest book, Grass, Soil, Hope – A Journey through Carbon Country.  You can also catch this presentation, TONIGHT in Norwood at 7 PM at the Norwood Community Center .

Don’t miss the Telluride Farmers’ Market, happening TOMORROW from 11am-4pm on South Oak Street.  Eat Local, Eat Fresh, Eat Happy. 

TOMORROW night, catch legendary acoustic fingerpicking guitarist Leo Kottke live in concert at the Michael D. Palm Theatre.  For tickets and more information, visit www.telluridepalm.com or call (970) 369-5669. Stay tuned to KOTO today and tomorrow for ticket giveaways!

Join Christ Presbyterian Church for “KirkFeast”, TOMORROW at 5.30pm.  Featuring a Scottish dinner and a special Deb Barr Concert as well as bagpipers Greg Hanshaw and Jim Lynch.  Get tickets for dinner and the concert or just the concert.  Childcare offered, and there is a limited number of tickets available.  For info and to reserve your spot at “KirkFeast” call Janet Kask at 708-1264. 

John Sir Jesse will be leading a San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society Trip this Saturday, August 23rd near Lizard Head Pass.  This trip will crawl along looking for wild mushrooms and is rated for wildflower and mushroom enthusiasts.  John Sir Jesse, has been running mushroom walks in the Telluride area since the 1970s.  There is a limited number of participants, contact John Sir Jesse at 970-728-0639 for information and reservations.

EcoAction Partners has launched a campaign to help the Telluride School District switch to reusable silverware! Clean out your silverware drawer of mismatched spoons, forks, and butter knives and donate them to EcoAction Partners. All utensils must be made of stainless steel and in working condition. These will be sorted and donated to TSD for future use. For more information, please contact Heather Knox Rommel at 970-728-1340 or heather@ecoactionpartners.org

Ever wanted to get in to welding?  At the Ah Haa School, “Beginning Welding with Jon Hubbard” is being offered this Saturday and Sunday from 10-4 each day.   Register at www.ahhaa.org