What’s happening? 02/16/12 – 03/03/12
1st Edition and Simple Touch. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Rd. 6-8 p.m. For more info call 243-5113.
—Coming to Johnnie’s Bar.
3 Peace Band, 60s-70s rock, new and old country, good time band.
7 – 11:30 p.m. No cover. No reserve seating. First come first seated. Come early for the best seats. 858-3996 (bar) 250-3365 (JD) 155 N. Mulberry, Fruita.
—Sheep Shearing Day.
9:30a.m. – 4 p.m. at Western Slope Livestock Auction Market, Loma, CO. Sponsored by the Mesa County Wool Growers Assn. and Western Slope Cattlemen’s Auction Market. Cost: $4/Ewe, double for rams. For more info, call 250-9040 or 858-7322.
—Sweetheart 5k/10k and Health Expo.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. $20 – $54. Sponsored by City of Fruita and Family Health West.
Free expo for all community members.. Register for 5k/10k and get a pair of Loki brand gloves (first 400). Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson. For more info, contact 858-0360 or www.sweetheartrun.com.
—Clarinet Day Final Concert.
4 p.m. at CMU Moss Performing Recital Hall, 1231 N. 12th St. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 student. Two clarinet choirs, CMU clarinet faculty Adam Ballif and guest artist. For more info, contact 970-248-1604 or www.coloradomesa.edu.
—Concert at the End Zone.
Desert Moon will be playing.
—NRA Refuse to be a Victim Seminar.
4-7 p.m. Free crime prevention seminar. Pureland Security team of certified instructors. To register, call 970-270-3203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
—”The Great Gatsby,” Dinner and Movie at the Avalon Theatre.
7:15 p.m. Free or $5 without a dinner receipt. For more info, call 970-263-5700.
—CMU Poets and Writers
Reading Series. 7 p.m. Planet Earth and the Four Directions Gallery, 524 Colorado Ave. For more info, call 970-256-9630.
—Fish Fry Fundraiser.
Adults $8, children 6-12 $7, children under 6, free. All proceeds benefit the Knights of Columbus local charities. Evening of great food, fun and conversation with Christian families from the community. Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 790 26-12 Rd. For more info, call 970-260-7664.
—NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color Club.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Rd. 6-8 p.m. For more info, call 243- 5113.
—Free Movie at Cavalcade
in Fruita. Western Colorado February ITVS Community Cinema Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a 29-year-old African American filmmaker, is on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. Race and equality in a post-racial America. Sponsored by Chevron. Cavalcade, 201 E Aspen Ave., Fruita.
—American Girl Club.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Rd. 4:30 p.m. For more info, call 243-5113.
—”Phantom of the Opry” -
Grand Junction Senior Theatre, a non-profit organization. Musical comedy with mystery. Cast of 28. 7:30 p.m. Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. All seats unreserved. Tickets $12 at door or at Albertsons and City Market stores. For more info, call 970-245-9145.
—Workshop on Tools and Methods to Prune Small Trees,
Shrubs, and Plants in Home Landscape. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fruita Community Center. Kamie Long, Colorado State Forester, hosts the workshop. Fee: $15 per person includes reading materials and lunch. Register at Community Center, 325 N. Coulson, or by phone at 858-0360. Class size limited.
—Writers support group.
A network for novice writers meets at the Fruita library the third Saturday of every month from 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon beginning March 17. Share your talent and receive support. For more information, call 858-7604.
—Weights for Life Adult
Fitness Class. Senior weights to build strength, increase flexibility and promote injury prevention. 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call 858-0360.
—Core Strength Adult Fitness
Class. Core stabilization, core strength, balance and toning. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call 858-0360.
—American Legion Post
2006, Fruita. Meets second Saturdays at 9 a.m. at Fruita Civic Center. All eligible veterans welcome. Contact Lou at 640-7971 for more information.
—Free pool at the End Zone
Sports Pub. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Pub open 11 a.m.