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:

Saturday, February 25th:

Birthdays: GEORGE HARRISON, FARON YOUNG, TEA LEONI, AMY BERRY, BILL BLOOM, DYNO WAHL, BILL GOLDSWORTHY, PAULA CIBERAY, ALICE KRANE, HUGH SAWYER, EDGAR OBRAND, DICK CARTER, PEIPER HASTINGS, SEAN DELAND

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “FENCES” (PG-13) is being shown at 5:30 and “ARRIVAL” (PG-13) is being shown at 8:15pm.

Telluride Gay Ski Week starts TODAY. Visit TellurideGaySki.com for full event schedule.

“The Social: Craft Cocktails of the Past” is a new event presented by the Telluride Historical Museum that will celebrate the colorful history of alcohol while promoting local distilleries and distributors.  The event is a great opportunity to support the Telluride Historical Museum while tasting turn of the century libations and enjoying stories of alcohol’s colorful past.  Taking place at the Ah Haa School for the Arts, TONIGHT at 7:00pm.  To purchase advance tickets, call 970-728-3344.

BLIND PILOT is performing at the Sheridan Opera House TONIGHT.  Tickets available at sheridanoperahouse.com and at the door.

The Mite Jamboree is happening TOMORROW at the Town Park Rink, come on down and support your local mites!

The Telluride Film Festival and Palm Arts presents a new series…Tuesdays at the Palm – ADVENTURES IN ANIMATION, from the Chicago International Chidren’s Film Festival. One SHOW only, this Tuesday, February 28th at 2:15pm at the Michael D. Palm Theater for the Performing Arts. Appropriate for the whole family.  FREE TO ALL.

The Talking Gourds Poetry Club is meeting this Tuesday, February 28th at 6pm at the Telluride Arts office across the street from the library.  Frank H.Coons is a veterinarian and poet from Grand Junction and is the featured guest this month. He was a finalist for the Mark Fischer Poetry Prize in 2011 and 2014 and his first collection of poems was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award.

The Telluride Figure Skating Club is performing its Annual Spring Performance, with a theme of “Musicals”, next Friday, March 3rd from 3:45-4:45pm at the Hanley Ice Rink.  Public is welcome!

Second Chance Humane Society presents the 10th Annual Wine & Whiskers Weekend, from Thursday to Saturday, March 9-11. Visit www.adoptmountainpets.org for online ticket sales or purchase at Second Chance Thrift Shops in Ridgway and Telluride. Call 970.626.2273 for details on volunteering, sponsorship or auction donations.

On Friday, March 10th, the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program will host their 21st annual spring fundraiser—The Blue Party. This event will take place at the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village.  Doors open at 6pm and all proceeds benefit the Adaptive Program’s scholarship fund for low-income participants with disabilities.  Wear your best “blues” and come ready to dance the night away to the fabulous Anders Brothers Band.  For more information on how to donate an item or service, buy tickets on-line or for general questions, please call 970.640.0086 or visit TASP’s website at www.tellurideadaptivesports.org.

 

Sunday, February 26th:

Birthdays: ANDERS UNRUH, BRAD GREEN, CAL WILBOURNE, MAMIE BLOOM, AMBER POPE, JOERN GERDTS, TERRY MERRIMAN, TORREY STOPPEL, ELIZABETH HOWE, KAREN UNTERNAHRER, ELIZABETH HAATS

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “ARRIVAL” (PG-13) is being shown at 5:30 and “FENCES” (PG-13) is being shown at 8:00pm.

It is Telluride Gay Ski Week! Visit TellurideGaySki.com for full event schedule.

The Telluride Film Festival and Palm Arts presents a new series…Tuesdays at the Palm – ADVENTURES IN ANIMATION, from the Chicago International Chidren’s Film Festival. One SHOW only, this Tuesday, February 28th at 2:15pm at the Michael D. Palm Theater for the Performing Arts. Appropriate for the whole family.  FREE TO ALL.

The Talking Gourds Poetry Club is meeting this Tuesday, February 28th at 6pm at the Telluride Arts office across the street from the library.  Frank H.Coons is a veterinarian and poet from Grand Junction and is the featured guest this month. He was a finalist for the Mark Fischer Poetry Prize in 2011 and 2014 and his first collection of poems was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award.

Second Chance Humane Society presents the 10th Annual Wine & Whiskers Weekend, from Thursday to Saturday, March 9-11. Visit www.adoptmountainpets.org for online ticket sales or purchase at Second Chance Thrift Shops in Ridgway and Telluride. Call 970.626.2273 for details on volunteering, sponsorship or auction donations.

On Friday, March 10th, the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program will host their 21st annual spring fundraiser—The Blue Party. This event will take place at the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village.  Doors open at 6pm and all proceeds benefit the Adaptive Program’s scholarship fund for low-income participants with disabilities.  Wear your best “blues” and come ready to dance the night away to the fabulous Anders Brothers Band.