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 Holiday Weekend Community Calendars:

Friday, July 3rd:

Birthdays for today are: TOM CRUISE, JOHNNY LEE, LAURA BRANIGAN, TAYLOR DAYNE, PETE FOUNTAIN, ANGELA MALLARD, ALBERT ALDASARO, KATHY RANSOM, JOYCE ALLRED, SCOTT WELLS, VICTORIA IRWIN, LILAH LERNER

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, JURASSIC WORLD (PG-13) begins it’s week-long run with two showings:  5:30 and 8:15pm.

The Telluride Farmers’ Market takes place TODAY and every Friday from 10:30-4 on South Oak Street. Support local food sources and Eat Fresh!

Couldn’t make it to Chicago this weekend for the Fare Thee Well concerts?  Want to still celebrate with your fellow Deadheads?  The Fly Me To The Moon Saloon will have a video stream of all the action the next three nights, starting TONIGHT.  After tonight’s Dead performance in Chicago, DJ Dr Seano will hit the stage at The Moon and take the party late-night.

Wilkinson Public Library is back at the Telluride Farmers’ Market this summer with fun games and performances for kids!  Stop by the tent on the gondola plaza TODAY at 11:00 for a special treat: The Hampstead Stage presents “Robin Hood”.

TODAY, Mountain Village is putting on a “Red, White and Blues Celebration” from 1-8pm.  Enjoy a free concert featuring Elephant Revival and Henry Butler in Sunset Plaza at 4:30pm as well as other fun activities throughout the day.

“UNLOCKED: the party in the transfer warehouse”  is happening TONIGHT at 8pm.  There will be a Dance Party, Drinks, Live Music & DJ.  Tickets are available at www.telluridearts.org.

TONIGHT, the Sheridan Opera House is celebrating Independence Day with “JOE, A TRIBUTE TO JOE COCKER!”  The band strives to bring the frenetic spirit of Joe Cocker’s live performances to audiences far and wide. Tickets available at www.sheridanoperahouse.com and at the door.

There will be a “Flow Yoga” class offered at the Telluride Yoga Center TOMORROW, Fourth of July morning, at 8:30am.  Free the mind. Ignite the soul. With Kristin Taylor.  Visit www.tellurideyoga.com or call 729-1673 to sign up.

This Fourth of July, the Telluride Historical Museum will once again be serving root beer floats for a suggested donation after the parade. And, the museum will also offer free admission all day.

Support Telluride’s fabulous 4th of July Celebration in Town Park by volunteering for CRT (Compost, Recycling, Trash) during the fire department’s picnic! Shifts are from 11:30 – 2:30 and 2:00PM – 4:00PM.  All volunteers get a free BBQ lunch! If interested email heather@ecoactionpartners.org.

Cash’d Out is performing at Club Red in Mountain Village this Sunday, July 5th.   Cash’d Out is an award-winning Johnny Cash cover band here for an encore performance at Club Red after a great show last year. Tickets available locally at Wizard Entertainment.

CSU Extension Office is offering a Native Plant Education Field Trip to Lizard Head next Friday, July 10th.  This is an all day trip from 9am – 4pm, the instructors will be Yvette Henson, CSU Extension Director and Connie Colter, Native Plant Master Trainer.  Sign up before this Monday, July 6th by calling 970-327-4393.

This Monday, July 6th through Wednesday, July 8th, the Ah Haa School is offering a class in “The Art of Figure Drawing with Meredith Nemirov” from 2-5pm each day.  Visit www.ahhaa.org for more information and to sign up.

This coming Monday, July 6, Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library continues the GRAND ADVENTURES summer series, with the critically acclaimed “ALL IS LOST” (PG-13), starring Robert Redford.  Food and film FREE to all, this Monday at the library.  Film starts at 6pm, arrive at 5:30pm for pre-show reception.

There is a FREE wildflower walk open to everyone, sponsored by the San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society.  Happening next Wednesday, July 8th, “Wildflowers of Hermosa Fens & Wetlands” will take place on the west side of Bolam Pass.  For more information and reservations contact Bob Powell at 970-385-8949 or Al Schneider at 970-882-4647.

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Shakespeare in the Park during the performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare. Directed by Colin Sullivan, the play is a magical journey through the forest filled with fairies, monsters, royalty, a travelling theatre company and much more. Performances happening on the Town Park Stage (rain or shine) July 18th through 25th at 8pm each night with the exceptions of a Sunday July 19th matinee at 2pm and a no-show date of Wednesday July 22nd.  Get tickets now at www.telluridetheatre.org/tickets or call 708-3934.
Saturday, July 4th:

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY         

Birthdays for today are: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ELVIRA WUNDERLICH,  PAMELA GUILLORY, BILL KIMMEL, ED DARANYI, REGIS ARNOLD, LOUIS ARMSTRONG, EVE MELMON & DAVID SPERO

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, JURASSIC WORLD (PG-13) is having one showing at 5:30pm.

Couldn’t make it to Chicago this weekend for the Fare Thee Well concerts?  Want to still celebrate with your fellow Deadheads?  The Fly Me To The Moon Saloon is video streaming all the action of the weekend. After tonight’s Dead performance in Chicago, “CRANFORD HOLLOW” will hit the stage at The Moon and take the party late-night.

Cash’d Out is performing at Club Red in Mountain Village TOMORROW night.   Cash’d Out is an award-winning Johnny Cash cover band here for an encore performance at Club Red after a great show last year. Tickets available locally at Wizard Entertainment.

This Monday, July 6th through Wednesday, July 8th, the Ah Haa School is offering a class in “The Art of Figure Drawing with Meredith Nemirov” from 2-5pm each day.  Visit www.ahhaa.org for more information and to sign up.

This coming Monday, July 6, Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library continues the GRAND ADVENTURES summer series, with the critically acclaimed “ALL IS LOST” (PG-13), starring Robert Redford.  Food and film FREE to all, this Monday at the library.  Film starts at 6pm, arrive at 5:30pm for pre-show reception.

CSU Extension Office is offering a Native Plant Education Field Trip to Lizard Head next Friday, July 10th.  This is an all day trip from 9am – 4pm, the instructors will be Yvette Henson, CSU Extension Director and Connie Colter, Native Plant Master Trainer.  Sign up before this Monday, July 6th by calling 970-327-4393.

Town Talks are a series of weekly talks for the public, sponsored by the non-profit Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC). This Tuesday, July 7th, at 6:00pm at the Mountain Village Conference Center Lois Pollack from Cornell University,  will discuss “Biophysics of Proteins and Nucleic Acids”. Cash bar opens at 5:30 and admission is free!

The Town of Telluride would like everyone to know that our neighbors, the black bears, are rather hungry and want your trash food.  BE BEAR AWARE! Please do your part to keep them away from harm and you and your family safe! Lock your polycart at all times. Remember that the Marshal’s Department issues tickets for unlocked polycarts and dumpsters. These tickets are expensive. If your polycart needs repair or stenciling, call the Public Works Department at 970-728-8415

In 2011, Telluride local kid Sylvan Bald stumbled upon two exposed dinosaur fossils near Telluride while on a hike. After working with a paleontologist and other local experts, Sylvan helped piece together the story of these bones. Sylvan has recently published “The Ice Blue Bones of Telluride: A Discovery Story“, a children’s book chronicling his find. This Wednesday, July 8th, from 6:00 – 7:30pm at the Museum, Sylvan will share the story of the bones, which are now on display in the Museum’s current exhibit, “Forces of Nature: Telluride’s Prehistoric Journey”.

Sponsored by the Telluride Institute, THE VALLEY FLOOR LIVING CLASSROOM is your opportunity to join experts of the field in an engaging morning of fascinating history, geology, stream ecology, wildlife and plant topics. Geared for high school age to adults, taking place each Wednesday morning, this week’s program will have a focus on “Wildlife! Birding and Prairie Dogs”.  Meet at Carhenge parking lot (corner of S. Tomboy Drive and W. Pacific Ave.). Bring binoculars, there will be extras for those who need some. For more info, call Vicki at 928-600-5926

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Shakespeare in the Park during the performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare. Directed by Colin Sullivan, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM is a magical journey through the forest filled with fairies, monsters, royalty, a travelling theatre company and much more. Performances happening on the Town Park Stage (rain or shine) July 18th through 25th at 8pm each night with the exceptions of a Sunday July 19th matinee at 2pm and a no-show date of Wednesday July 22nd.  Get tickets now at www.telluridetheatre.org/tickets or call 708-3934.
Sunday, July 5th:

Birthdays for today are: HUEY LEWIS, MARC COHN, ERIC DOUD, LARRY GIANATTI, DOUG KAY, BECKY PADILLA, PATRICK RAY, MONIQUE TOULOUSE, NEAL ROBERTS, KATY JEWETT

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, JURASSIC WORLD (PG-13) is having two showings:  5:30 and 8:15pm.

Couldn’t make it to Chicago this weekend for the Fare Thee Well concerts?  Want to still celebrate with your fellow Deadheads?  The Fly Me To The Moon Saloon is video streaming all the action of the weekend, including TONIGHT’S final performance.  Show starts at 6:30pm.

Cash’d Out is performing at Club Red in Mountain Village TONIGHT.   Cash’d Out is an award-winning Johnny Cash cover band here for an encore performance at Club Red after a great show last year. Tickets available locally at Wizard Entertainment.

TOMORROW through Wednesday, the Ah Haa School is offering a class in “The Art of Figure Drawing with Meredith Nemirov” from 2-5pm each day.  Visit www.ahhaa.org for more information and to sign up.

TOMORROW , Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library continues the GRAND ADVENTURES summer series, with the critically acclaimed “ALL IS LOST” (PG-13), starring Robert Redford.  Food and film FREE to all, this Monday at the library.  Film starts at 6pm, arrive at 5:30pm for pre-show reception.

CSU Extension Office is offering a Native Plant Education Field Trip to Lizard Head next Friday, July 10th.  This is an all day trip from 9am – 4pm, the instructors will be Yvette Henson, CSU Extension Director and Connie Colter, Native Plant Master Trainer.  Sign up before the end of TOMORROW by calling 970-327-4393.

This Tuesday, it’s another Lawn Chair Classic, movies outdoors on the Conference Center Plaza in Mountain Village.  It’s free, bring your lawn chair this Tuesday night for the 8:30pm screening of “DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS”.

“Qi Gong Mornings with Susie Meade at the Town Park Oval” happens Tuesdays and Thursdays.  It’s  FREE, from 8:30-9:15am, wear comfortable loose clothing and layers.

Town Talks are a series of weekly talks for the public, sponsored by the non-profit Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC). This Tuesday, July 7th, at 6:00pm at the Mountain Village Conference Center Lois Pollack from Cornell University,  will discuss “Biophysics of Proteins and Nucleic Acids”. Cash bar opens at 5:30 and admission is free!

There is a FREE wildflower walk open to everyone, sponsored by the San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society:  Happening next Wednesday, July 8th, “Wildflowers of Hermosa Fens & Wetlands” will take place on the west side of Bolam Pass.  For more information and reservations contact Bob Powell at 970-385-8949 or Al Schneider at 970-882-4647.

Save the Date.  The 23rd Annual Ah Haa School Art Auction is happening Friday, July 17th.  The theme is Wizard of Ah’s and the celebrity artist is Jewel.  Visit www.ahhaa.org for more info.

In 2011, Telluride local kid Sylvan Bald stumbled upon two exposed dinosaur fossils near Telluride while on a hike. After working with a paleontologist and other local experts, Sylvan helped piece together the story of these bones. Sylvan has recently published “The Ice Blue Bones of Telluride: A Discovery Story“, a children’s book chronicling his find. This Wednesday, July 8th, from 6:00 – 7:30pm at the Museum, Sylvan will share the story of the bones, which are now on display in the Museum’s current exhibit, “Forces of Nature: Telluride’s Prehistoric Journey”.

This Thursday July 2nd, Ridgway continues it’s Free Summer Concert Series with “HUMMINGHOUSE”, along with early and late-night sets from “INTUIT”.  Free Music, Family Friendly, Children’s Activities and more, this Thursday in Ridgway Town Park starting at 6pm. For more information visit www.ridgwayconcertseries.com.