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, August 1st:

Birthdays for today are: RON GILMER, ELAINE SCHROEDL, ANNA MARIA ADAMO, BILL SANDS, KATHY BLAKE, WENDY DUNN, PETER RATH, REID HOHNBAUM, KEIRA LALLY, MICHELLE MERCALDO, JOANNE AMES, ROBERT CRAY, BARON HABER, BRETT BAGSBY, RAMBLIN’ JACK ELLIOTT, JERRY GARCIA, ERASTUS SABONI

Did you have a duck in the race?  For a list of KOTO Duck Race winners from yesterday’s race, head to www.koto.org and follow the link.  Thanks for your support of community radio and congratulations to the winners!

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theater, “MINIONS” (PG) is being shown twice:  5:30 and 7:45pm.

It’s JAZZ FEST WEEKEND!  Head to Town Park for all the action and be sure to check out all the FREE performances at the Wilkinson Public Library backyard plaza.

The Norwood Farm and Craft Market takes place at the corner of Grand and Lucerne TODAY and every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The vendors offer fresh produce and eggs, delicious baked goods, handmade alpaca wool products, local grass fed beef, homemade jams and jellies and other tasty treats and useful handmade products.  Visit norwoodfarmmarket.org to learn more about the market or email contact@norwoodfarmmarket.org.

TONIGHT, the BalletCollective, a group of seven New York City Ballet dancers under the artistic director of Troy Schumacher, culminates its week-long residency at the Palm Theatre with a public performance featuring live music provided by a Telluride Chamber Music ensemble. Visit www.telluridepalm.com or call 970-369-5669 for tickets.

The Kevin McCarthy Jazz Trio is performing TONIGHT at the Last Dollar Saloon from 9:30PM – 11:30PM. No cover!

“Painting from Within” is happening Mondays through August from 9:30am – 1:30am at the Ah Haa School. Visit www.ahhaa.org to sign up.

This Monday, August 3rd, the Telluride Film Festival’s Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library wraps up the GRAND ADVENTURES summer series, with Tim Burton’s beloved classic  PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE (1985, 91 minutes, Rated PG) and host Seth Berg.  Show starts at 6pm, arrive at 5:30pm for pre-show reception.  Food and film FREE to all.

KOTO radio is looking for listeners interested in joining KOTO’s Citizen’s Advisory Board. The board meets a minimum of 4 times a year. The primary mission is programming and the board is tasked with gathering feedback on radio programming from the listenership.  If you would be interested in serving on this board, or would like more information please contact Ben – 728-4334 or  ben@koto.org

There is a “Childbirth Class with Kendall Cieciuch” (pron. CHET-CHOO)  beginning August 12th. Only 2 spots left. Call 708-5255 for more information and to sign up.

What kind of forests will kids have in the future? Forest health is a key indicator of how our climate and environment is changing. Forest Ecology Project Director Hilary Cooper will report on our forests’ health during Pinhead Institute’s sixth and final Punk Science lecture series for kids of all ages.  Happening this Tuesday, August 4th from 5:15 – 6:00pm on the Wilkinson Public Library Plaza.

The Mudd Butt Mystery Theatre Troupe presents its 29th children’s theater extravaganza: The Odyssey by Homer. The show will be performed at the Michael D. Palm Theater this coming Thursday through Saturday, August 6th through 8th, at 6pm each night. This is a Telluride Academy production and a show for all ages.  Tickets available at the door. For more information contact the Telluride Academy 970-728-5311.

To all Hockey Players out there: The Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to offer Youth & Adult Drop-In Floor & Roller Hockey at the Town Park Pavilion. This new program is happening over three nights, Tuesdays starting this August 4th through the 18th.  From 5:00 – 8:00pm each night, split betweenYouth and Adult times.  Visit the Town Park website for more information.

Bringing together community members and emergency responders, the Mountain Village Police Department is hosting the fourth annual National Night Out this Tuesday, August 4th.  From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the community is invited to join their neighbors, police and fire department teams at the Meadows Parking Lot for a free ice cream social and tours of police cars, fire trucks and ambulance.  Free gun safety locks will be available and the Telluride Fire District will offer free blood pressure readings. In addition to this year’s festivities, all children 17 and under may enter a drawing to win great prizes. This Tuesday from 5-7pm.

The Telluride Historical Museum presents “Hike into History – Lewis Mill”, taking place next Saturday, August 8th from 8am – 2:30pm.  Join local mining historian Rudy Davison for a trek to this historic mill above Telluride! The tour group will meet at the Museum at 8:00am, and carpool to the Bridal Veil Power Plant, where the hike will begin. 4×4 vehicles are required for the drive from Pandora to the power plant, but carpools can be arranged. For tickets and information, call (970) 728-3344 or email lucas@telluridemuseum.org.\
Sunday, August 2nd:

Birthdays for today are: SUSAN RITCHY, MADALAINE WHITEMAN, MONICA ROBINSON, APOLLONIA, ANDREW GOLD, CASSIDY GIFFORD, JIM McDONALD, JUKEBOX, LANCE WARING, RHONDA CLARIDGE

Did you have a duck in the race?  For a list of KOTO Duck Race winners, head to www.koto.org and follow the link.  Thanks for your support of community radio and congratulations to the winners!

 

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theater, “MINIONS” (PG) is being shown twice:  5:30 and 7:45pm.

It’s JAZZ FEST WEEKEND!  Head to Town Park for all the action and be sure to check out all the FREE performances at the Wilkinson Public Library backyard plaza.

TOMORROW, the Telluride Film Festival’s Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library wraps up the GRAND ADVENTURES summer series, with Tim Burton’s beloved classic  PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE (1985, 91 minutes, Rated PG) and host Seth Berg.  Show starts at 6pm, arrive at 5:30pm for pre-show reception.  Food and film FREE to all.

“Painting from Within” is happening Mondays through August from 9:30am – 1:30am at the Ah Haa School. Visit www.ahhaa.org to sign up.

KOTO radio is looking for listeners interested in joining KOTO’s Citizen’s Advisory Board. The board meets a minimum of 4 times a year. The primary mission is programming and the board is tasked with gathering feedback on radio programming from the listenership.  If you would be interested in serving on this board, or would like more information please contact Ben – 728-4334 or  ben@koto.org

What kind of forests will kids have in the future? Forest health is a key indicator of how our climate and environment is changing. Forest Ecology Project Director Hilary Cooper will report on our forests’ health during Pinhead Institute’s sixth and final Punk Science lecture series for kids of all ages.  Happening this Tuesday, August 4th from 5:15 – 6:00pm on the Wilkinson Public Library Plaza.

Sponsored by the Telluride Institute, THE VALLEY FLOOR LIVING CLASSROOM is your opportunity to join experts of the field in a morning of 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! Ungulates and Predators”.  From 8:30am -12:00pm.  Meet at the Carhenge parking lot.  For more info, call Vicki at 928-600-5926.

Bringing together community members and emergency responders, the Mountain Village Police Department is hosting the fourth annual National Night Out this Tuesday, August 4th.  From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the community is invited to join their neighbors, police and fire department teams at the Meadows Parking Lot for a free ice cream social and tours of police cars, fire trucks and ambulance.  Free gun safety locks will be available and the Telluride Fire District will offer free blood pressure readings. In addition to this year’s festivities, all children 17 and under may enter a drawing to win great prizes. This Tuesday from 5-7pm.