Calendar of Events: March 20 to March 26
March 19, 2009
Friday, March 20Youth flag football – Fraser Valley Rec. announces youth flag football 4 to 6 p.m. at the SnowZone at Hideaway Park (for ages 6 and above). Hot chocolate and sledding follow the game. Parents need to sign waivers. RSVP by calling (970) 726-8968.Comedy tickets – Tickets are on sale for Grand Amigos Comedy Night (March 27 at the Iron Horse Resort, rated-R). Reserve tickets ($20 includes two beverages) by 5 p.m. March 20 by calling (970) 726-4430, limited tickets available at the door. Proceeds go to support Grand County residents/families in need.Book club – The Brown Bag Book Group at the Juniper Library in Grand Lake will discuss Ranya Idlibys The Faith Club at 12:30 p.m. March 20. Call (970) 627-8353.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: ski and pizza party at SolVista March 20, 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.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents the final performance of Best of the Best! at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students. Call (970) 726-5048.Grand re-opening – Earth Enchanted in Hot Sulphur Springs is hosting a spring equinox celebration at 6 p.m. to celebrate its grand re-opening. Learn about new classes and services. Event includes potluck and planting seeds (provided) for a New Beginning ceremony. Call (970) 531-7233.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.One Fine Year – One Fine Year with soulful singer/songwriter Diane French plays the next family friendly Java Mic Night is at 7 p.m. at the Fraser Rocky Mountain Roastery. $5 cover. (970) 726-4400.Robbie Gonzales & The Bailouts – Guitarist Robbie Gonzales plays during happy hour (5 p.m.), followed by The Bailouts! (9:30 p.m.) at the Crooked Creek Saloon. (970) 726-9250.3rd Time Lucky – Americana, country, blues, classic rock and originals starting around 9 p.m. at the R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek in Granby. No cover. Call (970) 887-4951.Hunker Down – High-energy stewed rompgrass at 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 – Joan Shaw 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 21Health fair – The Fraser Medical Clinic is hosting a mini health fair March21. Kremmling, Granby and Fraser will again be hosting the 9Health Fairsthis spring. Kremmling 9Health Fair will kick off the fairs 8 a.m. to noon April 4, Granby 9Health Fair is 7 to 11 a.m. April 18, and Fraser 9Health Fair completes the fairs 7:30 to 11:45 a.m. April 25. (Theres new online registration / payment). Gardening workshop – The CSU Extension office and Morales Farms present a free Planning Your Garden gardening workshop Green Your Thumb at 10 a.m. March 21 at the Kremmling Library and at 3 p.m. at the Granby Library. Call (970) 724-3436, (970) 887-3621.Flag football – The Winter Park Pub presents flag football 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hideaway Park SnowZone March 21. Bring a team or come and play during the open game. Prizes. Free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (970) 726-4221, ext. 5.Grand opening – The Last Time ‘Round Thrift Shop is in its new location (3rd Street in Kremmling) and announces a grand opening March 21 (with 10 percent discount that day). The store will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with tours and refreshments available. Donations accepted. Call (970) 724-2912.Live theater – The Grand Theatre Company presents its final performance of I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change at 7:30 p.m. in Winter Park. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students. Call (970) 726-5048.Snowshoeing – Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting free two-hour snowshoeing treks with a ranger Saturdays at 9 a.m. March 21 and at 1 p.m. through March 21. Call (970) 627-3471 for reservations.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.Concert in the Pines – The Grand Arts Council presents Kort McCumber as its next Concert in the Pines feature at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at the newly remodeled Grand Arts Center in Grand Lake. Free for open house celebration. Includes silent auction. Call (970) 627-8795.Gary Key – The Walking Jukebox plays a variety of rock starting at 9 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. Call (970) 726-4929.3rd Time Lucky – Americana, country, blues, classic rock and originals starting around 9 p.m. at the R&R Bar at the Inn at SilverCreek in Granby. No cover. Call (970) 887-4951.Oly – Rock and Americana originals and covers 7 to 11 p.m. at Randis Grill & Pub in Winter Park. Call (970) 726-1172.Hunker Down + Thick as Thieves – Crooked Creek Saloon hosts bluegrass band Hunker Down during happy hour and classic rock cover band Thick as Thieves around 9 p.m. in Fraser. Call (970) 726-9250.The Bailouts! – Punk, folk, rock and more starting around 9:30 p.m. at Freestyles. Call (970) 726-4297.Dave Tamkin – SolVista Basin presents acoustic folk and rock singer/songwriter Dave Tamkin 2 to 5 p.m. in the base lodge. http://www.myspace.com/davetamkin.Cormey & Friends – Cormey & Friends (including Brad Pregeant) play for Jimmy Buffett 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.John McKay – Singer/songwriter John McKay plays Americana, folk and rock 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.One Time – One of the last few performances for the local band to play rock and much more for fans at 10 p.m. at the Tugboat Grill & Pub in Steamboat Springs. $5 cover. Call (970) 879-7070.Sunday, March 22Acting auditions – Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre is hosting guest artist auditions March 22 in the Grand Lake Community House for its summer shows. Auditions for children are at 1 and 1:30 p.m. High school students and adults audition at 2 and 3 p.m. Bring sheet music prepared in your key for a song. Call (970) 627-5087 to register for a time slot.Youth 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.Empty Suits – Crooked Creek Saloon celebrates the return of its Locals Nights Sundays with the Empty Suits playing rockin blues and reggae at 8 p.m. in Fraser. (970) 726-9250.Royall – Jake Royall and Tom Camillo play starting around 8 p.m. at Freestyles. Call (970) 726-4297.Holt & Williams – Sam Holt (of Outformation) and Cameron Williams (of Tishamingo) play for dance in your ski pants Sunday around 9 p.m. at the Winter Park Pub. Call (970) 726-4929.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 – Traci Maddox 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 23Art expo – The Granby Library is hosting a Middle Park High School junior and senior art expo 5 to 7 p.m. March 23. Call (970) 887-2149.Book group – A book group will discuss The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at 5:30 p.m. March 23 at the Granby Library. Call (970) 887-2149.Blood drive – The Granby Rotary Club and Granby Medical Center are hosting a Community Blood Drive for the Bonfils Blood Center 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Granby Community Center. For more info. or to schedule an appointment call (800) 365-0006, ext. 2 or online at http://www.bonfils.org (site code 2729).Business programs – Several grants are available to be used for planning activities, working capital, marketing value added agricultural products and for farm-based renewable energy. Learn about the USDA’s renewable energy/energy efficiency grant and loan program 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 25 and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 26 at Mountain Parks Electric. To register call (970) 531-2363 or e-mail email@example.com by March 23.Event center meeting – Grand County Events Center announces a meeting at 7 p.m. March 23 at the new Granby Town Hall. Discussion includes reactivating the project, grants, need for members and officers, and plan for the future recreation. Call (970) 887-2005.Sofa Kings – Local musicians play jazz, funk and more starting at 9 p.m. March 23 at Freestyles in Winter Park (21+ crowd). Call (970) 726-4297.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 24Special Olympics – Volunteers (ages 17 and older) are needed for the 2009 Winter Games for the Special Olympics March 28-30. Registration forms are due by March 24. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Film presentations – Kremmling Library runs film presentations at 6 p.m. every fourth Tuesday. Children welcome with adult supervision. Check flyers posted in the Kremmling Library and the Kremmling Post Office. Call (970) 724-9228.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.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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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 email@example.com.School play – Middle Park High School thespians present The Jungle Book at 7 p.m. March 26-28 in the auditorium.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.Musical/visual art – 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. $5 for adults, $2 for students. Call (970) 887-9814 or e-mail email@example.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.