Calendar of Events: March 25 to 31 | SkyHiNews.com

Calendar of Events: March 25 to 31

Wednesday, March 25Movie night – The Juniper Library in Grand Lake is showing Australia at 6 p.m. March 25. Free. Rated PG-13. Chamber mixer – The Kremmling Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a mixer event at 6 p.m. March 25 at the Kremmling Library. The library will showcase its offerings, including its collection of books on business and a new brochure about its Web presence. $10. Call (970) 724-9251.Toddler free play – Bring toddlers out for an hour of free play activities 10 to 11 a.m. April 1, 15, 22 and 29 at the Granby Indoor Soccer Dome. Pre-registration required one week prior to the start of the program. Cost is $25. Register by calling (970) 887-3961.Caring Corner – If you are someone who has experienced a recent loss you are invited to Caring Corner meetings 10 to 11 a.m. the fourth Wednesdays at Big Shooters Coffee Shop in Kremmling. E-mail oswhag@rkymtnhi.com or call (970) 627-2484.Open house – Indian Peaks Charter School announces an open house 6 to 7 p.m. March 25. Families and community members are encouraged to attend to view the new building (91 W. Diamond Ave., Granby) and learn about kindergarten information and the free public education at IPCS. Call (970) 887-3805.Belly dancing – Belly dance classes start at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Granby Community Center. Call (970) 531-3055.Model railroad club – The Grand County Model Railroad Club announces regular meetings. Call (970) 887-9478, (970) 281-9094, or e-mail captaincrunch@rkymtnhi.com.CMC class – Colorado Mountain College is offering free English as a Second Language classes at 5:30 p.m. at the Granby Public Library. Call (970) 531-1078.Free skiing – Snow Mountain Ranch/YMCA of the Rockies is hosting free skiing for Grand County residents March 25 and April 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. Call (970) 887-2152, ext. 4173.Lunch and learn – Learn how to prevent degenerative diseases with good nutrition at a free, informative Lunch and Learn 1 to 2 p.m. in Kremmling. RSVP to Margie: (970) 879-4326, (970) 734-6008 or e-mail margiewayne@springsips.com.Rotary meeting – The Rotary Club of Granby meets for a luncheon meeting at noon, Wednesday each week in the Inn at SilverCreek. Call (970) 887-3131.Story hours – Free story times are available for kids: 10:30 a.m. for Moms and Tots and 10 a.m. (intro. to baby sign language) at the Kremmling Library ; and 10 a.m. for preschoolers at the Granby Library.Yoga – Granby Recreation is offering hatha yoga classes 6 to 7 a.m. Wednesdays at the Granby Community Center. Call (970) 887-3961.Brethren Fast – Electrified hillbilly funk starting at 9 p.m. to midnight at Docs Roadhouse (Winter Park Resort base) March 25. Free parking and free bus service to/from town (last shuttle directly after concert. Call (970) 726-1564.DJ – 9 p.m. every Wednesday at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park. Call (970) 726-3026.Thursday, March 26Artists socialization – ART Out of Thin Air gathers at Carolines Cuisine at Soda Springs Ranch 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 26 for a free social event open to anyone. Call (970) 627-0517.School fundraiser – Grand Lake Elementary Schools 5th Grade Spaghetti Dinner/Silent Auction Fundraiser is hosting two seatings: 5:30 and 6:45 p.m. March 26 at the school. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children (available from students or by calling). Call (970) 627-9402.Gardening workshop – Learn what vegetables, fruits and herbs grow in Grand County during a free workshop at 7 p.m. March 26 at the Hot Sulphur Springs Library. E-mail brenda.kwang@colostate.edu (970) 724-3436 or (970) 887-3621.Digital storytelling – Learn to make movies at 6 p.m. March 26 with the Fraser Valley Library. Bring your digital camera (and a way to connect to a computer) and join the free Digital Storytelling workshop with Fraser-based Videographer Charles Agar. To register e-mail charles_agar@yahoo.com.School play – Middle Park High School thespians present The Jungle Book at 7 p.m. March 26-28 in the auditorium. $5 for adults, $3 for children, students free.Search & rescue – Learn about the Grand County Search and Rescue program at 6:30 p.m. March 26 at the Juniper Library in Grand Lake. See the equipment and pick up tips on back-country safety and avalanche awareness. Call (970) 627-8353.Discussion group – Socrates Cafe, a laid-back philosophical discussion group, meets at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at the Fraser Valley Library. The group, facilitated by Jon Wulff, explores a different question each time. Open and free. Call (970) 726-5689.Tax preparation – Free tax preparation is available from an IRS-trained volunteer for seniors and low-to-moderate-income filers 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Granby Community Center. Call (970) 887-3222.Dance lessons – Tap dance lessons for adults are available 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Fraser Historic Church. E-mail smilebyyourself@gmail.com or call (720) 837-4085.Grand Lake Rotary – Grand Lake Rotary meets at 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Bears Den. Call Larry Bacon, (970) 531-5795.Yoga – Granby Recreation is offering hatha yoga classes 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Granby Community Center. Call (970) 887-3961.Computer class – Learn the basics of the Internet, Word and e-mail in an informal, small-group computer class 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Granby Library. Free. Call (970) 887-2149.Youth group – Winter Park Christian Church announces L.I.G.H.T. (Living in Gods Holy Truth) youth group for 9th-12th grades 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Call (970) 887-9784.Senior potluck – The Fraser Valley Seniors host regular potluck luncheons at noon Thursdays at the Fraser Historic Church. Bring a dish or a $3 donation. Call (970) 726-5651.Food bank – The Kremmling Food Bank is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays at 304 12 St. behind West Grand High School. Mountain Family Center and Kremmling Community Church are still accepting donations as well. Call (970) 725-3257 or (970) 724-2912.Story hours – Free storytime programs are available for kids at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Hot Sulphur Springs Library, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Kremmling Library (for toddlers), and 10:30 a.m. (infants/toddlers) Thursdays at the Granby Library.Artist/songwriter showcase – Circle H Retreat is hosting local musical and visual artists 5 to 9 p.m. every Thursday at 6732 U.S. Hwy. 34 on Lake Granby. This weeks event features Jake Royall and Tom Camillo starting around 6:30 p.m. $5 for adults, $2 for students. Call (970) 887-9814 or e-mail glass@rkymtnhi.com.Nine-Toed Bob & the Stragglers – 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. Call (970) 627-9965.Open Mic – Adam Lynam hosts, starting at 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. Call (970) 726-9250.Open mic – 8 to 10:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Winter Park Winery in Fraser. (970) 726-4514.DJ Christyle – 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at Freestyles in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Friday, March 27School play – Middle Park High School thespians present The Jungle Book at 7 p.m. March 27-28 in the auditorium. $5 for adults, $3 for children, students free.Comedy show – Grand Amigos Comedy Night is 7:30 p.m. March 27 in the Arlberg Room at the Iron Horse Resort (some adult content). Tickets are $20 and include two beverages and dinner, limited tickets available at the door. Proceeds benefit locals in need. Call (970) 726-4430.Free dinners – Cranmer Chapel is serving free dinners on Fridays to those in need in the Fraser Valley March 27 and April 10. Call (970) 726-5189.Gardening workshop – The CSU Extension office and Morales Farms present a free gardening workshop at 4 p.m. March 27 at the Juniper Library in Grand Lake. Learn about what will grow best and how to plan your garden. Call (970) 724-3436, (970) 887-3621.Fish frys – The Catholic Churches of Grand County will be hosting Fish Frys Friday nights 5:30 to 7 p.m. during Lent at Our Lady of the Snow, 300 N. 11th St. Granby (by the airport).Day camps – The Granby Recreation Department is planning several Friday youth trips and spring break activities: climbing wall and the YMCA March 27, Just So at the Arvada Center April 3, Chuck E. Cheese and the park Monday, April 6; Silverthorne Rec. Center Tuesday, April 7; and an Easter party Wednesday, April 8. Pre-registration: (970) 887-3961.Fitness program – Operation Fitness starts at 9:30 a.m. March 27 at the West Grand Community Wellness Center (for ages 12-18). $25 for about nine classes. Call (970) 725-3068.Youth knitting – The Kremmling Library announces knitting for school-age children at 4 to 5 p.m. Fridays through May. Call (970) 724-9228.Seniors potluck – Kremmling seniors potlucks take place at noon every Friday at the Extension Hall at the Middle Park Fair and Rodeo grounds. Bring a dish or a $2.50 donation. Call (970) 531-5957.Haas n Friends – Mike Haas and Friends play during the next family friendly Java Mic Night at 7 p.m. at the Fraser Rocky Mountain Roastery. $5 cover. (970) 726-4400.Adam Lynam – Guitarist Adam Lynam plays during happy hour (5 p.m.), followed by the rockin styles of Oly (9:30 p.m.) at the Crooked Creek Saloon. (970) 726-9250.Juicebox – Funk, soul, Mowtown and blues starting around 9:30 p.m. at the R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek. Call (970) 887-4951.Holden Young Trio – Rock, funk, rockin reggae, jazz fusion and Afro-beat tunes starting around 9 p.m. at Freestyles Sports Bar for the 21+ crowd. Call (970) 726-4297.Meanbottle – Country, rockabilly and garage band Meanbottle plays starting around 9:30 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. Call (970) 726-4929.Cormey & Friends – Variety of tunes and musicians around 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. (970) 627-9965.John Brown – Acoustic guitar starting at 9 p.m. at Grumpys Saloon in Grand Lake. (970) 627-0123.Brad Pregeant – New Orleans jazz piano at 6 p.m. for dinner guests at Carolines Cuisine at Soda Springs Ranch. Call (970) 627-9404.Uprights – Kathy Turnbull plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at the Gasthaus Eichler. Call (970) 726-5133. DJ night – DJ Tanro plays live mixes with NefaRio until 2 a.m. at Freestyles sports bar in Winter Park. (970) 726-4297.Saturday, March 28School play – Middle Park High School thespians present the final production of its spring play The Jungle Book at 7 p.m. March 28 in the auditorium. $5 for adults, $3 for children, students free.Cardboard Derby – The Winter Park/Fraser Valley Chambers first cardboard derby at Hideaway Parks SnowZone is 1 to 4 p.m. March 28 (free). Materials available 1 to 3 p.m. Prizes and refreshments. RSVP to tdavis@playwinterpark.com or call (970) 726-4221, ext. 5.Gardening workshop – The CSU Extension office and Morales Farms present a free gardening workshop at 2 p.m. March 28 at the Fraser Valley Library. Learn about transplanting and companion gardening. Call (970) 724-3436, (970) 887-3621.Food bank – The Kremmling Food Bank is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays at 304 12 St. behind West Grand High School. Mountain Family Center and Kremmling Community Church are also accepting donations. Call (970) 725-3257 or (970) 724-2912.Hunker Down – High-energy bluegrass starting around 9 p.m. at the Crooked Creek Saloon. Call (970) 726-9250.Royall – Jake Royall and Tom Camillo play a variety of covers an originals starting around 9:30 p.m. at Freestyles. Call (970) 726-4297.Gary Key – The Walking Jukebox plays 7 to 11 p.m. at Randis Grill & Pub in Winter Park. Call (970) 726-1172.Oly – Eric Oly Olson says this may be his last performance, playing acoustic rock, folk and Americana starting around 9 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. Call (970) 726-4929.CD release – Local musician Peggy Mann announces a CD release concert featuring new work Grace Notes 7 to 9 p.m. March 28 at the Grand Lake Community House. Admission: $12.50. E-mail boodawg1@dishmail.net, call (970) 744-8626, or visit http://www.peggymann.com.The Bailouts! – Punk, folk, rock and more starting at 9:30 p.m. at Buckets Saloon. Call (970) 726-3026.Fat Amber & The Salty Dawgs – Fat Amber plays its first-ever acoustic show with special guests The Salty Dawgs, starting at 8 p.m. March 28 at the Willow Creek Bar & Grill in Granby. Call (970) 887-0885.Cormey & Friends – Cormey & Friends (including Brad Pregeant) play for Louie Heckert Night starting around 9:30 p.m. at the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. Call (970) 627-9965.George Clay – Guitar tunes starting at 9 p.m. at Grumpys Saloon in Grand Lake. (970) 627-0123.Henry & Friends – Jed Henry and various special musical guests (to include Peter Baldo) entertain at the Rise & Shine Cafe in Winter Park starting around 4 p.m. Call (970) 726-5530.Pete Kartsounes – Blues, folk, and bluegrass with a taste of soul and jazz for dinner guests at in Hecks Tavern at Devils Thumb Ranch 5 to 8 p.m. in Tabernash. Call (970) 726-5633.Steve Cormey – Singer/songwriter/guitarist Steve Cormey & Friends (to include jazz pianist Brad Pregeant) play 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at Carolines Cuisine at Soda Springs Ranch. (970) 627-9404.Sunday, March 29Youth group – Winter Park Christian Church announces S.A.L.T. youth group for 6th-8th grades 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (with dinner) every Sunday. Call (970) 887-9784.Mann CD release – Peggy Mann presents a second CD release concert featuring her newest album Grace Notes at 2 p.m. March 29 in the Grand Lake Community House. Tickets are $12.50 adults, with special $5 pricing youth. E-mail singinmann@wildblue.net, call (970) 627-8133, or visit http://www.peggymann.com.Stereomaid – Crooked Creek Saloon celebrates the return of its Locals Nights Sundays with Stereomaid playing a variety of classic rock at 8 p.m. in Fraser. (970) 726-9250.DJ night – Buckets Saloon in Winter Park hosts a live DJ starting at 9 p.m. for the 21+ crowd. Call (970) 726-3026.Uprights – Ella Knight plays classical, show tunes, jazz and more on piano 6 to 9 p.m. for dinner guests at the Gasthaus Eichler. (970) 726-5133. Monday, March 30Movie night – The Granby Library is hosting a free showing of Beverly Hills Chihuahua (Rated PG) starting at 6 p.m. March 30. Call (970) 887-2149.Tax preparation – Free tax preparation is available from an IRS-trained volunteer for seniors and low-to-moderate-income filers 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays at the Granby Community Center. Call (970) 887-3222.Yoga – Granby Recreation is offering hatha yoga classes 6 to 7 a.m. Mondays at the Granby Community Center. Call (970) 887-3961.After-school club – The Kremmling Library offers an after-school club for 4th-6th graders 5:30 p.m. Mondays. The youth services librarian picks up participants. Registration: (970) 724-9228.Writers group – The Fraser Writers Group meets 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday mornings at the Fraser Library. Call (970) 726-4626.Open exercise – Work out in the Granby Indoor Soccer Dome with the Granby Recreation Department 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 6 to 7 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday: March 2-31, and April 1-30 (no 4/6-4/9). Call (970) 887-3961.Trips and camps – Granby Rec. has several activities for local youth planned. Each day begins at 8 a.m. with pickup at 5 p.m. at the Granby Community Building. Call (970) 887-3961.GED testing – Colorado Mountain College and Colorado Workforce offer GED test preparation classes 4:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays at the Granby Public Library. Call (970) 531-1078. Story hours – Free storytime programs are available for kids 10 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Fraser Valley Library.Open Mic and Locals Night – 10 p.m. at Buckets Saloon in Winter Park with host Dakota. Call (970) 726-3026.Tuesday, March 31Transfer station meetings – The location for a transfer station will be decided by theGrand County Board of County Commissioners at a public hearing May 5. Residents can learn more about the station at a public presentation at 7 p.m. March 31 at the Middle Park Fair Grounds CSU Extension Hall. The county is requesting a Special Use Permit for the Kremmling site, and neighboring property owners will be notified by mail. The SUP request goes to the Planning Commission at 6:30 p.m. April 8, at the Grand County Administration Center (open meeting). The BOCC will consider cost and use comparisons before selecting a site to pursue. An open May 5 public hearing is at 7 p.m. in the BOCC meeting room. Call (970) 725-3347 or visit http://www.co.grand.co.us.Tax preparation – Free tax preparation is available from an IRS-trained volunteer for seniors and low-to-moderate-income filers 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every other Tuesday at Senior Housing in Kremmling. Call (970) 887-3222.Fraser Valley Rotary – The WP/Fraser Valley Rotary Club meets at noon for lunch every Tuesday (7:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month) at the Beaver Village Lodge Restaurant in Winter Park. Call (970) 726-5741 or visit http://www.wpfv-rotary.org.CMC class – Colorado Mountain College is offering free GED Prep classes Tuesdays at the West Grand High School library in Kremmling. Call (970) 531-1078.Food bank – The Kremmling Food Bank is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at 304 12 St. behind West Grand High School. Mountain Family Center and Kremmling Community Church are still accepting donations as well. Call (970) 725-3257 or (970) 724-2912.Story hours – Free storytime programs are available 10 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Fraser Valley Library.Yoga – Granby Recreation is offering hatha yoga classes 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. Tuesdays at the Granby Community Center. Call (970) 887-3961.Trips and camps – Granby Rec. announces several activities for local youth. Each day begins at 8 a.m. with pickup at 5 p.m. at the Granby Community Building. Call (970) 887-3961 to register.Open Mic – Freestyles in Winter Park hosts open mic nights 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Call (970) 726-4297.

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