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Free Public Education: Detecting and Preventing Gynecological Cancers. 6-7 p.m. Advanced Medicine Pavilion, St. Mary’s Hospital, 750 Wellington Ave., G.J. Ruth Higdon, MD. No reservations needed. Refreshments provided. For more info, call 298-2351.
Free Seminar: Back Pain and You. 2-3:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Life Center, 2686 Patterson Rd. For more info, call 298-7414. Physical therapists of St. Mary’s Rehab will present free seminar on the basics of spine anatomy, common causes and treatment options for back pain.
Movies Under the Stars – “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.” Glade Park Volunteer Fire Station, 16400 DS Rd. Concessions open at 5:30, movie at dusk. Free but there is a charge for food. Bring chairs and warm clothes. Hayrack rides. Entertainment: Chatfield Country Kickers. For more info, call 216-9116.
Cavalcade Cinema presents “The Terminal.” Tom Hanks stars in this film about an eastern immigrant who finds himself stranded in JFK airport and must take up temporary residence there. 8 p.m. $3. For more info, call 260-5413.
Rock Jam. Fruita Chamber is offering group priced tickets for $70. Go to Chamber office or call 858-3894. 1.800.7800.jam or www.rockjam.com.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Owls. 8 p.m. Discover the adaptations that allow owls to capture prey at night and maybe even dissect a real owl pellet. For more info, call 858-9188.
Cavalcade Community Potluck Social and Vinyl Dance Party. Potluck at 6 p.m.; party at 8 p.m. 201 E. Aspen St., Fruita. For more info, call 424-8157.
Movies Under the Stars – “Hook” Glade Park Volunteer Fire Station, 16400 DS Rd. Concessions open at 5:30, movie at dusk. Free but there is a charge for food. Bring chairs and warm clothes. Hayrack rides. Entertainment: Chatfield Country Kickers. For more info, call 216-9116.
Colorado River State Park Interpretive Program – Butterflies. 8 p.m. For more info, contact 858-9188 or email@example.com.
Cavalcade Homeschool Forum Night. “Homeschooling Outside the Box.” Curriculum swap and social. 7 p.m. $5. For more info, call 424-8157.
Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Summer Concert. “Jack and Jill” and “Dreamboat.” 7-10 p.m., Amphitheater at Botanical Gardens, S. 7th St. and Riverside Pkwy., G.J. For more info, call 256-8612.
Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials. For info, contact 970-878-0111 or www.meekersheepdog.com.
Western Slope Concert Series “Stephanie Mientka and Friends.” Music for viola, cello, harp, flute, and piano. 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, G.J. For more info, contact 241-0741, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.JunctionConcerts.com.
Western Colorado Chapter Hearing Loss Assn. of America Monthly Meeting. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Center for Independence, 740 Gunnison Ave., G.J. Jay Tinglum from ADCO Hearing Products, Inc. Captioning. Light refreshments. For more info, call 241-2592.
Colorado Mesa University Music Faculty Gala. 7:30 p.m. in Moss Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Annual audience favorite features all of the CMU music faculty and is followed by a catered reception in the lobby. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. Box office is 248-1604.
Cross Orchards Historic Site Events 2012 - 7th Annual Two Rivers Chautauqua. For details, go to www.museumofwesternco.com.
AUG. 20 – SEPT. 7
Colorado Mesa University Art Department presents Art Gallery “Longing for Something.” Solo show of dynamic and electronically generated works by Cyane Rollins Tornatzky, CMU professor. Reception: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 20. For more info, call 248-1833.
Fruita Christian Women’s Connection. 6:30 p.m., Fruita Community Center. Sounds of “Hot Tub Jazz.” Flavor of Rib City Grill. Guest speaker Dawna Hetzler: “How to Succeed in a Tough Economy.” Tickets, $15, includes meal, tax, tip, program. Call 858-7120 for reservations or email@example.com for information. Complimentary child care with reservation.
Fruita Fall Festival “Stampede.” Downtown Fruita. Arts, crafts and food vendors, carnival, street dances, magic show, parade, bed race, baking and canning contest, rodeo finals, 5K race, car show, Lioness spaghetti dinner. For more info, contact 858-3894 or www.fruitafallfestival.com.
Fruita Lioness Spaghetti Dinner. 5-8 p.m. at Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St. Adults, $4; children 6-12, $2; children 5-under, free.
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.
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 Soup and Games first Tuesday of each month, 5-8 p.m. at Senior Center.
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.