What’s happening? March 9 – July 23
—Ironwood Clarinet Trio at CMU.
7:30 p.m. at Moss Performing Arts Recital Hall, 1100 North Ave. For more info, call 248-1604.
—Training for Parents of Children with Disabilities.
Center for Independence “Arming Yourself with Information.” 4-7:30 p.m. at 740 Gunnison Ave., G.J. Info packet and light dinner provided. Childcare available. RSVP by March 6. For more info, call 970-241-0315.
—Live music. 3 Piece Band.
7-11:30 p.m. at JD’s Bar (Johnnie’s). Rock-Country, they play it all. 155 N. Mulberry St in Fruita. 858-3996.
—”Flash Back” Band at the End Zone.
—Dinner and a Movie UHF.
Bring receipt from any downtown Grand Junction restaurant to the Avalon (645 Main St., G.J.) for two free admissions ($5 without dinner receipt). A local public station gets a new owner. The station becomes a hit with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor. For more info, call 263-5700.
—Sunset Slope Quilters 25th Anniversary National Quilting Day.
Quilt show, quilting and applique demonstrations. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Claire’s Court at Mesa Mall. For more info, go to www.sunsetslopequilters.com.
—”Sunset Cowboy” Band at the End Zone on St. Patrick’s Day.
—Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner.
Fruita United Methodist Women are hosting their 80th annual Corned Beef Cabbage Dinner at the Fruita Methodist Church, 405 East Aspen (858-3490). Funds from this event support various UMW missions. From 4 – 6:30 p.m., they will be serving corned beef, Irish stew, salad, beverage and dessert for $8 adults and $5 children 12 and under. Take-out is available at 858-3490. For additional information, call 213-8038.
—Grand Valley Dressage Society Horse Show.
8 a.m. Free. Mesa County Fairgrounds Covered Arena, 2785 U.S. Hwy. 50. For more info, call 255-7100.
—Abbott and Costello in the Navy – Dinner and Movie at Avalon.
7:15 p.m. Free with downtown restaurant receipt or $5. For more info, call 263-5700.
—2nd Annual Dine in the Blind Event.
Sponsored by Center for Independence. Dinner, live auction and music. Navigate in the dark. For tickets call 241-0315 or www.cfigj.org.
—Partners Superstars 2012.
Lincoln Park. Get a team of up to 15 together (4 females); raise $1,000 + for Partners; compete in big field day at Lincoln Park; BBQ on Sunday. Call 245-5555 or visit www.mesapartners.org for details.
—23rd Annual Courage Classic.
Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation signature fundraising event at Copper Mountain. Renowned cycling event in Colorado since 1989, a three-day journey which benefits the hospital. Fees: $95 for adults and $50 for children To register or gain more info, contact www.couragetours.com or 720-777-7499.
—City of Fruita Tap Dance classes:
18 years and up, Saturday mornings 9-10 a.m., Civic Center, 325 E. Aspen, $25 monthly, instructor Chris Clare. Pre-register on-line www.fruita.org.
—Fruita Seniors Potluck.
Every Thursday at noon at Fruita Community Center, Donation of $3.
—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.