Community Calendar

August 16, 2014 - garden totes

Saturday, Aug 16

ALAMOSA Three bands will be featured Saturday during a annual Suds for S.A.R retard celebration fundraiser during a dilemma of Main and San Juan, usually west of SLV Brewing Company. Proceeds from a wordless auction and other donations, and 50 percent of all outward drink garden sales, will go to a Alamosa Volunteer Search and Rescue (AVSAR). Live song will be supposing by 40 Below 5-7 p.m., Justified 7-9 p.m. and Blue Sky 9-11 p.m. All 3 bands are donating their time.

SOUTH FORKThe Silver Thread Studio Tour along a scenic byway from South Fork, by ancestral Creede adult to Bristol Head will be reason from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

FORT GARLAND Donate dull aluminum cans to emanate scholarships for Sierra Grande HS graduates on Saturday, Aug 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. during La Entrada in Fort Garland (corner of HWY 160 and 159.) All deduction will advantage a Sierra Grande HS Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

CREEDE Artists Suzanne Reed Fine and David Montgomery entice a open to their art uncover and sale during a Frame Shop Creede, in Creede on Saturday, Aug 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The painters will be set adult outward a gallery and will be portrayal around a day. The uncover will also underline dozens of works by both painters from incongruous caprice to astonishment relocating landscapes in a arrangement they have entitled Nature Exposed. The uncover can be noticed until Sunday, Aug 24. For some-more information and directions greatfully go to a web site during or call 719-588-8484.

Sunday, Aug 17

ALAMOSA Alamosa Knights of Columbus #2096 will reason a monthly breakfast on Aug 17 from 8-11:30 a.m. during Sacred Heart gym, Alamosa, with a menu including scrambled eggs, crush browns, bacon, sausage, ham, French toast, pancakes, waffles, fruit, coffee and juice. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children over 12 years old.

ALAMOSA The Alamosa Live Music Association presents classical stone rope Indian Nickel during a Sundays during Six unison Aug 17th in Cole Park, Alamosa. See

ALAMOSA Hoofprints for Hearts Ranch hosts a pretence roving opening during 10 a.m. (please pierce grass chairs), cowboy church during 11 a.m. and potluck cooking during noon during 10449 County Road 106 South, Alamosa. Please pierce additional food to share with out-of-town guests. Call 589-1599.

ALAMOSA Veterans and their families and guest are invited to a journey from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, in a north pavilion during Cole Park, Alamosa, on Sunday, Aug. 17. This is for members of American Legion Post 113, Unit 113, VFW #899 and Marine Corps Detachment.

DEL NORTE On Sunday, Aug 17, starting during 8 a.m., a Rio Grande Sportsmans Club will reason a 23rd annual Shoot-Out rival pistol shoot. This eventuality is open to law coercion officers and gifted handgun shooters only. Entry cost is $10. The operation is located on U.S. Highway 160 between Monte Vista and Del Norte. Contact Kelly Slater 849-8296 or Dave Pote 580-0738.

Tuesday, Aug 19

LA JARA The North Conejos School District Board of Education will accommodate during 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug 19, during a district administration bureau in La Jara. Agendas are accessible during a office, 17890 US Highway, La Jara, or during Phone: 274-5174.

DEL NORTE Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and romantic Eliza Gilkyson will perform during Wildwood Sounds, 850 Grande Ave. (Hwy 160) Del Norte, during 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Suggested concession is $20. For reservations call 657-4757 or email This is a candy and snacks potluck, greatfully pierce something to share. Coffee and tea are on a house.

CENTER The Center Conservation District and Rio Grande Conservation District will reason a dilemma annual assembly on Tuesday, Aug 19, during 6:30 p.m. during a USDA Service Center, 0048 W County Road 10 N, Center, (SW dilemma of Hwy 285 and Cty Rd 10 N). A nominal cooking will be served during 6:30 p.m. Due to singular seating, an RSVP is recommended. To RSVP greatfully call Brenda Anderson during 754-3400 x104.

Wednesday, Aug 20

ANTONITO The American Red Cross will have a guest orator during a Antonito Senior Center, 701 Main Street, on Wednesday, Aug. 20, during 10:45 a.m. to plead “Emergency Preparedness.”All are invited.Call 376-2294.

Thursday, Aug 21

ALAMOSA The Adams State University Zacheis Planetarium offers a giveaway module during 7 p.m. on Aug 21 Undiscovered Worlds. Visit

DEL NORTE Civil Air Patrol meets on Thursday, Aug. 21 during a Patriot University in Del Norte, 1135 French St (south of a H.S. Bus Barn, one block) for aerospace preparation from 6:308 p.m., for cadets 12-18 years. Call Bob 850-1363.

SOUTH FORK Womens Health Workshop and Luncheon on breast health and breast cancer prevention, plumpness and ongoing illness will be reason Thursday, Aug. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during a South Fork Community Building with nominal lunch provided. Please RSVP to Rachele during 657-4140.

Friday, Aug 22

LA JARA Town of La Jaras Summer Sessions in a Park facilities Blues Tripper featuring Sugarcane from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Aug 22.

August 21-22

ALAMOSA The Second Annual Strong Back Brigade is being orderly by Adams State Campus Ministry to assistance freshmen and their families when they pierce into a dorms. The brigade will yield breakfast food and relocating in assistance on Friday, Aug 21, and Saturday, Aug 22, from 8-11 a.m. Individuals or organizations that would like to proffer to presumably yield food or support with relocating greatfully hit Rev. Nancy Mead during 589-2243 or

August 23-24

MONTE VISTA Learn a basement of marksmanship from an consultant Aug. 23-24 during a Colorado Parks and Wildlife category led by Area Wildlife Manager Rick Basagoitia. The category is singular to 12 people. To register, send an e-mail to, or call 587-6900.

CRESTONE Local and informal appetite experts will be pity their knowledge, skills, methods and designs for tolerable living, immature building, renewable appetite systems and some-more during a 25th annual Crestone Energy Fair. This giveaway weekend eventuality facilities hands-on workshops and tours on tolerable living, and music, food and fun for all ages. Activities will start during 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug 23rd in a Crestone Town Park. The annual Home Tour will take place Sunday a 24th. Suggested concession of $10 per chairman for this eventuality includes a debate book. The satisfactory will also underline a Sustainability Flea Market, internal humanities and crafts, food, and song from a Haunted Windchimes. See

Saturday, Aug 23

CAPULINThe ninth annual Riding for Youth poker run will be Saturday, Aug. 23 during a Valle del Sol Community Center during 19880 CR 8 in Capulin. Registration starts during 9 a.m. Poker palm cost is $20 and includes a grill lunch. Bikers will hurl out during 10 a.m. and float to 5 checkpoints. The grill is open to a open and a cost per image is $7. This years live celebration is Crushed Rock. All deduction will go toward programs during a center. Contact Julie during 580-4789 or Pauline during 580-1581.

ALAMOSA The Rio Grande Chapter of a Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will reason their annual fundraising celebration during a Inn of a Rio Grande in Alamosa on Saturday, Aug 23. Doors will open during 4:30 p.m. with games and a wordless auction. Dinner will be served during 6 p.m. with a live auction starting during 7 p.m. Tickets are $75 per integrate and $55 per singular and embody a cost of a dinner, membership to a substructure and a subscription to BUGLE Magazine. Members can squeeze additional dinners during $20 per dinner. Reservations are required; seating is limited. Contact Janet Wescott during 588-8737 or Barry Wiley during 873-1930.

SOUTH FORK Beaver Creek Youth Camp invites everybody to a advantage dinner, Fellowship on a Mountain, Lets Celebrate Youth on Saturday, Aug 23 during 6 p.m. during a Beaver Creek Youth Camp. RSVP by Aug 13 to 852-2488 or 873-5311 or around email to

MONTE VISTA Endless Passion Car Bike Club presents a 1st Annual San Luis Valley Monte Vista Car Show on Aug 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in a City of Champions Park, Monte Vista, with deduction donated to a Autistic Children of America. Enjoy automobile show, booths and music. To enter, hit Adam Trujillo, 719-339-6448.

ALAMOSA An inspirational orator with singular life experience, Sage Volkman will be vocalization during 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug 23, during a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints chapel, 927 Weber Drive, Alamosa. There is no charge, and all are welcome. Volkman was exceedingly burnt when a camping trailer she was sleeping in hold fire. She postulated third-and fourth-degree browns to some-more than 70 percent of her body. Come knowledge a inspirational, motivational story of Sage Volkman, a advisor and veteran orator who travels a universe touching a lives of people everywhere.

DEL NORTE The Mitguards will perform during Wildwood Sounds, 850 Grande Ave. (Hwy 160) Del Norte, during 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23. Tickets are $15. For reservations call 657-4757 or email This is a candy and snacks potluck, so greatfully pierce something to share. Coffee and tea are free. The Mitguards low-pitched character is a hybrid of American roots song that includes folk, nation and swing.

ALAMOSA The First Christian Church will reason a fourth annual satisfactory on Aug 23 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Free lunch will be provided. Enjoy lots of games to play with hundreds of prizes to win. Stop by 518 First Street in Alamosa and take advantage of this giveaway activity. Hay rides during a park will underline genuine Clydesdale horses. Call Shirley during 480-2315.

Sunday, Aug 24

ALAMOSA The Alamosa Live Music Association presents a SLV Big Band in a final Sundays during Six unison Aug 24th in Cole Park in Alamosa. See

DEL NORTE Rio Grande County Museum, 580 Oak Street in Del Norte, hosts a book signing for Captain John J. Bilak, PA-C USAF Retired, author of Flight Medic, on Sunday, Aug 24, during 1 p.m. The book is a discourse of Captain Bilak whose career spans several decades of a medical career from Vietnam to timid in a village of Del Norte. Call 657-2847.

Monday, Aug 25

ALAMOSA Please join a Community Resource Center and a Anschutz Family Foundation on Monday, Aug 25, in Alamosa from 2 4 p.m. during a San Luis Valley Museum, 401 Hunt Avenue. Please revisit or hit Leah Rausch, RPD module manager, during or 303-623-1540 x 170.

Tuesday, Aug 26

DEL NORTE Please join a Community Resource Center and a Anschutz Family Foundation on Tuesday, Aug 26 in Del Norte from 9- 11 a.m. during The Windsor Hotel, 605 Grand Avenue. Please revisit or hit Leah Rausch, RPD module manager, during or 303-623-1540 x 170.

SAGUACHE Please join a Community Resource Center and a Anschutz Family Foundation on Tuesday, Aug 26 in Saguache from 2- 4 p.m. during a Saguache Community Bldg., 525 7th Street. Please revisit or hit Leah Rausch, RPD module manager, during or 303-623-1540 x 170.

Wednesday, Aug 27

RIO GRANDE COUNTY The TEFAP module will discharge line in Rio Grande County on Aug 27 from 10-11 a.m. in Monte Vista during Ski Hi Park on Sherman Avenue. Every month TEFAP will swap placement between Del Norte and Monte Vista. Eligible TEFAP recipients are means to accept any month in presumably plcae regardless of where they live.

August 29-31

ALAMOSA Enjoy a 34th Annual Early Iron Festival in Alamosa. The event, hosting 500 vehicles, facilities selected pre-1979 vehicles. Events embody registration, rodder celebration and dance on Friday, Aug. 29, giveaway automobile uncover from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Cole Park, Alamosa, and delayed journey in downtown Alamosa during 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, and rodder church use and poker run on Sunday, Aug. 31. See

Friday, Aug 29

LA JARA Town of La Jaras Summer Sessions in a Park facilities Skyler Choice: Acoustic by Choice from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Aug 29.

DEL NORTE Meet new Divide Ranger District Ranger Martha Williamson during an open residence during a district bureau on Friday, Aug 29 from 1-4 p.m. The district bureau is located half a mile easterly of a lights in Del Norte during 13308 US Highway 160.

Saturday, Aug 30

ANTONITO The 39th Antonito High School Class Reunion will be reason Aug 30. Dinner will be during a 6 p.m. during Rainbow Nite Club. Cost is $20 per person.For some-more information hit Anthony Madrid a 719-376-2199.

ALAMOSA Enjoy biscuits and gravy breakfast from 7-10:20 a.m. on Sat. Aug 30 during a Alamosa Senior Center, north finish of Cole Park, Alamosa, during Early Iron Festival.

August 30-31

HOOPER The Southern Colorado Film Commission announces a new existence foe shortly to be filmed in a San Luis Valley. “Hillbilly Gladiators” filmed during and managed by Colorado Gators, will be reason on Aug. 30 and 31. Participants will contest in a array of hurdles to exam their strength, stamina, and hillbilly ingenuity. The module is open to any member aged 18 and over. There’s an opening cost of $15 to get into a foe and a grand esteem of $500 cash. For some-more sum and registration information, call 719-378-2612 or see

September 5-6

MONTE VISTA The Annual Potato Festival will be reason on Friday, Sep 5, and Saturday, Sep 6, in Chapman Park Monte Vista. Kick off Friday, Sept. 5, is during 5 p.m. with a giveaway family-style cooking in a Glen Martinez Memorial Pavilion during Chapman Park on Highway 160 west of downtown Monte Vista. Following a dinner, Arch Hooks will perform during 5 p.m. in a pavilion. Saturday’s activities start during 8 a.m. with a humanities crafts and food satisfactory in Chapman Park. An antique tractor arrangement will run simultaneously, and homemade ice cream and giveaway baked potatoes from a San Luis Valley will be served until 5 p.m. A giveaway Potato Field Bus Tour will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The annual Chefs’ Competition runs from 12:30-2:30 p.m., and from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. a Downtown Potato Recipe Tasting Tour will occur. Also suffer live entertainment, games and contests. Call Linda Weyers during 852-3322.

September 6-7

VALLEY The 16th Annual Rio Costilla Studio Tour will be on Sep 6th and 7th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tour a studios of 25 artists and craftspeople on a New Mexico/Colorado limit usually north of Taos and south of San Luis. For some-more information see or 719-672-3063.

September 8-13

ALAMOSA The 11th annual Adams State University Autumn@Adams Week, Great Expression/Gran Expresin, is scheduled from Sep 8 by Sep 13. The renouned Last Lecture earnings with Adams State President David Svaldi during 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, in McDaniel Hall 101. A dance opening by Mountain Valley Dance, choreographed by Aubrey Lucero will kick-off a week, on Sep 8. Poetry and stained potion Dr. Carol Guerrero-Murphy and Kay Malouff will plead how their imaginations spark, ignite, and fuel their art forms, on Sep 9. Runners of a hollow are acquire to attend in a 5K Color Run on Sep 11, starting during 4 p.m. during a East Campus. There will be no assign for a run, and giveaway t-shirts will be supposing to a initial 100 runners. Starting during a same time, a Human Performance and Physical Education Department invites a open to their open residence until 6 p.m. Following a open residence is an SLV Lifeways Lecture “Archaic Spanish of a Upper Rio Grande Region” by Dennis Lopez. The above events are giveaway and public. Free refreshments will be served. The Annual Cook-Off starts during 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, on a North Campus Green. Contestants compensate $10 per opening and participants compensate $3 to representation all a immature chile, red chile and salsa and opinion on their favorite. Visit Autumn@Adams, or call 719-587-7827 or 719-587-7341.

Monday, Sep 8

SAGUACHE The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is building Landscape Assessment and Solar Regional Mitigation Strategies for 3 solar appetite zones (SEZs) in a San Luis Valley: Antonito Southeast, De Tilla Gulch, and Los Mogotes East. The BLM will horde margin visits to a SEZs and open workshops including: 3 p.m. margin visit, seminar during 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8 for De Tilla Gulch SEZ during a Saguache County Road and Bridge Bldg, 305 3rd St. Email an RSVP to

Tuesday, Sep 9

ANTONITO The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is building Landscape Assessment and Solar Regional Mitigation Strategies for 3 solar appetite zones (SEZs) in a San Luis Valley: Antonito Southeast, De Tilla Gulch, and Los Mogotes East. The BLM will horde margin visits to a SEZs and open workshops including: 9 a.m. margin revisit and 4 p.m. seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 9, for Antonito Southeast SEZ during Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 305 W. 8th Ave., Antonito. Email an RSVP to

Wednesday, Sep 10

ALAMOSA The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is building Landscape Assessment and Solar Regional Mitigation Strategies for 3 solar appetite zones (SEZs) in a San Luis Valley: Antonito Southeast, De Tilla Gulch, and Los Mogotes East. The BLM will horde margin visits to a SEZs and open workshops including an All-Day Landscape Assessment/Solar Regional Mitigation Workshop for all

three SEZs during 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 during Adams State University (Student Union Room 309), First St and Monterey Ave, Alamosa. Email an RSVP to

Thursday, Sep 11

ROMEO The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is building Landscape Assessment and Solar Regional Mitigation Strategies for 3 solar appetite zones (SEZs) in a San Luis Valley: Antonito Southeast, De Tilla Gulch, and Los Mogotes East. The BLM will horde margin visits to a SEZs and open workshops including: 9 a.m. margin revisit 4 p.m. seminar on Los Mogotes East SEZ on Thursday, Sept. 11, during a Romeo Town Hall, 149 2nd Avenue, Romeo. Email an RSVP to


MANASSA The Conejos County Board of Commissioners will make accessible to a residents of Conejos County a giveaway transfer site for trees, tree branches and other thicket ONLY. Nothing else will be supposed during a site. Site is located on State Hwy 142 4.5 miles easterly of Manassa to a north of a aged dump site. Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 FRIDAYS ONLY in a month of August. Call 376-5772 or 376-2014 Monday thru Friday.

ALAMOSAThe Alamosa Farmers Market in a parking lots nearby State and Main (Hwy 160 W) welcomes locals and visitors to downtown Alamosa any Saturday by Oct 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Farm uninformed products from Colorado and surrounding states will be on sale as good as locally baked goods, handmade crafts, live music, cooking demos, and family events. The marketplace accepts cash, withdraw cards, and SNAP. Call 480-4365 or see

MONTE VISTA The Monte Vista Farmers Market is reason during a aged Super Foods parking lot opposite from a park, off Highway 160 in Monte Vista any Friday morning from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and facilities a accumulation of internal dishes and crafts. Those meddlesome in putting adult a counter might hit Deanne during 850-8170.

ALAMOSA La Puentes Outreach Services Program is holding their annual trek expostulate to accumulate propagandize haven for children ages kindergarten by 12th category and needs a communitys help: backpacks, pencils, blue and black pens, lined paper, rulers, folders, notebooks, and financial contributions. Drop them off during a Outreach Services Office, 929 State Ave. in Alamosa or hit Outreach Services during 587-3781to have them picked up.

MONTE VISTA The San Luis Valley 4-H Robotics is looking for used laptop donations to assistance with enlargement of their girl robotics program. Donated laptops should run Microsoft Windows XP or after or Mac OS 10.6 or later, and have 1 GB of impel and during slightest a 1 GHz processor. Those meddlesome in donating to support this module can call 719-852-7381 or dump laptops off during a SLV Area Extension bureau during 1899 E. Hwy 160 in Monte Vista.

VALLEY Subdistrict No. 1 participants that would like to pointer adult for a Rio Grande CREP 15 year agreement with a start date of Oct 1 should hit their internal Farm Service Agency Office (FSA) during a month of August. This movement will capacitate a internal county cabinet for those FSA offices to accommodate during a month of Sep for examination of a agreement before a finish of a sovereign mercantile year being Sep 30. Contact Rob Phillips during a Rio Grande Water Conservation Office in Alamosa during 589-6301 to find out some-more about a Rio Grande CREP and signup incentives now being charity by Subdistrict No. 1.

ALAMOSAAlamosa Elks Lodge 1297 hosts bingo during 7 p.m. Thursdays in a board room. Food is available.

SOUTH FORKThere will be bingo night reason any Tuesday during 7 p.m. during a South Fork village building by midst August. Snacks are provided.Call 873-5556.

MONTE VISTATri County Seniors, 311 Washington St. in Monte Vista, are hosting line dance classes any Tuesday dusk from 7-8:30 p.m. for usually $1 per class. New students are welcome. These are for all ages.

ALAMOSA La Puente Home is requesting hygiene kits to support a reduction advantageous of a San Luis Valley. Often guest arrive during a homeless preserve yet even a many elementary of necessities. For this reason, La Puente provides kits full of hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, razors, shred cream, toothbrush and paste, deodorant, and a washcloth. During a summer migrant season, a preserve sees an liquid of workers who are also in need of elementary essentials. To emanate a few kits, usually bucket a few tiny receptacle or cosmetic grocery bags and dump them off during a Community Education Office during 317 State Ave, or La Puentes preserve during Ninth and State. Contact: 589-5909.

CENTER Veterans, learn about advantages during a open health building in Center on a third Thursday of a month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or call 719-655-2680.

ANTONITO The Antonito Senior Center is hosting Free Nutrition Classes as prolonged as there is an interest. They are reason Tuesday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. during a Antonito Senior Center, 701 Main Street, Antonito.Call Alicia Wagar during 852-7382 or 376-2294.

ALAMOSA Want to learn how to: revoke stress, conduct ongoing pain, conduct ongoing illness and urge peculiarity of life? Join Let Go Of The Stress any Tuesday from 5:15-5:45 p.m. in a Grizzly Education Center Board Room during 1919 Main St. in Alamosa. There is no cost. Contact: 589-8008.

VALLEY The horses on Wild Horse Mesa are in need of hay.Spirit of a Wild Horse Foundationfeeds as many horses as probable to keep them on tip of a mesa, off a highway, and divided from a ranches.

Call Spirit of a Wild Horse719-206-2749, summary series 575-586-0784 email: , or residence mail to PO Box 100, Costilla, NM 87524.

ANTONITO Antonito Seniors are formulation a Diamond Coach Tour to a Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, and Laughlin, Nev. from Oct 4-9. Cost is $560 double occupancy and includes 5 nights lodging, 5 meals, Grand Canyon National Park and most more. $75 is due on signing. Call 376-2294.

ALAMOSA A Course in Miracles investigate organisation meets during 2 p.m. any Sunday during St. Thomas Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 607 Fourth St., Alamosa. This is not a sacrament yet is a self-study module of relinquishing a suspicion complement formed on fear and usurpation a suspicion complement formed on forgiveness. Contact: or 719-486-6326.

ALAMOSA The Alamosa Rotary Club meets any Monday during noon during a Inn of a Rio Grande in Alamosa. Contact: Suzanne DeVore, 719-588-2557 or email

ALAMOSA The Alamosa Optimist Club meets any second, third and fourth Tuesday of a month during noon during a Bistro Rialto Restaurant and invites anyone meddlesome in training some-more about a bar and apropos some-more concerned in a village to attend. For some-more information, revisit a Facebook page: “Alamosa Optimist Club”, email, or hit Heinz during 719-480-9420.

ALAMOSA Sit for 30 mins any Thursday during 5:30 p.m. during St. Thomas Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 607 Fourth St., Alamosa, for a somewhat guided imagining compelling middle assent and awareness. Contact 719-486-6326.

CENTER Veterans are acquire to learn about a operation of advantages they have warranted during a Center Public Health building on a third Thursday of a month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or call 719-655-2680.

ALAMOSA Alamosa Public Library is carrying a online language-learning module by Mango Languages giveaway of assign to patrons. Call Alamosa Public Library, 589-6592.

ALAMOSA Habitat Store is open Tuesday by Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. during 507 Main Street, Alamosa. Habitat offers kindly used building haven and home furnishings for deeply ignored prices. All deduction go into Habitats building program. Habitat will be picking adult a initial Wednesday of any month in South Fork, Del Norte and Monte Vista and in a La Jara and Antonito area a second Wednesday of any month. To donate, call Rhonda during 588-3689; for information call 589-8688; or check out

VALLEY Cat food is always appreciated for volunteers who are feeding untamed and deserted cats and kittens. To present cat food, greatfully hit Donna Ditmore during 589-5952.

ALAMOSA Mindful Meditation for Medical Management is any Tuesday, from 12:15-12:45 p.m. during a SLV Regional Medical Center Education and Conference Center during 1921 Main St. Mindful imagining helps with ongoing pain, heart disease, diabetes, tinnitus, and other ongoing medical conditions. Contact 589-8008.

ALAMOSA Around 45,000 dishes are served during La Puente preserve any year. For a past 3 years, La Puente has not had a bill for food yet has relied on a munificence of a village to continue feeding so many people in need. Please cruise donating any additional food to La Puente Shelter. Call 589-5909 or dump off donations during 913 State Avenue, Alamosa.

ALAMOSA SLV Health has teamed adult with a Colorado Colorectal Screening Program to yield giveaway (colon) screenings to a underserved. Colon cancer is preventable, treatable, and beatable with early detection. Another grant-funded module by SLVRMC and a Womens Wellness Connection (WWC) provides giveaway breast and cervical cancer screenings and evidence services. Call SLVRMC Patient Navigator Theresa Curtis during 587-6319.

ALAMOSA Cancer patients and survivors are invited to meetings of a cancer support organisation on a third Wednesday of any month from 12-1:30 p.m. in a SLV Regional Medical Center Education and Conference Center during 1921 Main Street in Alamosa. Contact: SLVRMC Patient Navigator Theresa Curtis during 587-6319.

ALAMOSA Sierra Blanca Chapter#43,Order of The Eastern Star, meets on a initial and third Mondays, during 7:30 a Alamosa Masonic Hall, 512 San Juan Ave. Call Sharon during 589-4320.

ALAMOSA Veterans Therapeutic/Support Group meets any Monday from 5-6:30 p.m. during 315 State Ave. Ste 101, Alamosa. Please call 588-8885 to register or email

HOMELAKE The Veterans History Museum during Homelake summer hours are: Monday thru Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. The museum is also open by appointment by job 852-5118.

VALLEY Parents, grandparents and members of a community: Girl Scouts of Colorado invites we to turn a coach by volunteering with us. Please hit or 588-3825.

ALAMOSA Join Alamosa Public Library any Friday for fun, innovative and enchanting programming for Storytimes. Toddler Time ages 3 and underneath will be during 9:30 a.m. and Storytime ages 4 and adult will be during 11 a.m. Call Becky during 589-6592.

VALLEY Those who are awaiting or already relatives of multiples are invited Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc. Call or content Christina Beiriger during 849-1253.

ALAMOSA Light bulbs containing mercury might be recycled during a State Farm Insurance Agency usually easterly of a Alamosa Post Office. Contact: 589-9031.

VALLEY Bountiful Baskets Food Co-op, a volunteer-run food mild featuring fresh, high peculiarity furnish during indiscriminate pricing, is now on a two-week rotation. Contribution is $18 for initial time participants and $15 for returning participants. Sites are now during a High Valley Community Center in Del Norte, Marsh Elementary School in Monte Vista and during a Gyllings skill in La Jara. Visit or call or email Vilate Thacker 719-659-9174,

SOUTH FORK Kiwanis meets any Thursday during 8 a.m. during a Feelin Good Coffeehouse in South Fork. Contact: Karen Miller, 719-873-5466 or email

ALAMOSA The Alamosa Kiwanis Club meets any Thursday during noon during a San Luis Valley Health Conference Center. Contact: Amanda Wilkinson, 719-589-2564 or email

DEL NORTE Every second Saturday of any month a Rio Grande Sportsman Club sharpened operation will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost will be $5 per person; children underneath 13 are free. Shooters contingency yield and wear their possess conference and eye protection. The operation is located 1.3 miles west of a Regional Landfill turnoff. Turn south off US 160 onto Rifle Range Road, during about mile pen 207.5. Please hit Dave Pote 580-0738.

VALLEY For those who would like to bond with other artists in a San Luis Valley, announce their work or are usually meddlesome in removing email announcements about a humanities in a Valley, a SLVArtsannouncements organisation is accessible for them. Email, or if for those who have a Yahoo comment go to

ALAMOSA Alamosa County Public Health Department encourages immature adults to find arguable information about pregnancy, birth control and intimately transmitted infections during is a website that encourages immature adults to take shortcoming for their passionate health by carrying conversations with their partners, friends, family members and medical providers. Call Alamosa County Public Health Department during 589-6639.

ALAMOSA The City of Alamosa has vacancies on some of a advisory boards. Applicants contingency be city residents, accurate by voter registration. For some-more information and focus forms, go to or call a Alamosa City Clerks bureau during 589-2593 ext. 8.

CREEDE The Ladies Auxiliary of a VFW in Creede is seeking donations of dungeon phones, computers and other electronics. The equipment will be recycled and deduction will be donated to veterans projects including Homelake and VFW sponsored organizations. Contact Betsy Strawn during 580-5983.

ALAMOSA The Freedom Writers Community Writing Workshop meets any Wednesday during 5 p.m. during a La Puente Outreach Conference room, 929 State Ave., Alamosa. Participants spend time writing, training how to turn improved writers, pity their work with any other and listening to others share their works. The second Wednesday of any month is an Open Mic during Milagros to share works with a larger San Luis Valley community. Call 587-3499.

MONTE VISTA The Monte Vista Historical Society has commemorative personification cards for sale, depicting several buildings and events in Monte Vistas history, accessible during a MV Coop, MV City Hall, and a MV Information Center for $10 per deck.

ALAMOSA School groups, birthday parties, director troops, or clubs are acquire for a day of plea and fun during a Adams State College Adventure Program Indoor Rock Climbing Wall. Groups of 6 or some-more can haven a wall for private climbing experiences. Contact Levi Wilner during 587-7813, or or revisit

ALAMOSA Toastmasters meets any Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. during Trinidad State Junior College in Room 132.

SOUTH FORK Recycle – Creede will stop in South Fork any third Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. For some-more information hit 658-2020 or

ALAMOSA Colorado State Patrol Office offers a Car Seat Fitting Station during a Colorado State Patrol Office, 3110 First Street in Alamosa, on a initial and third Friday of any month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment, 589-2503. Nationally approved Child Passenger Safety Technicians will inspect, implement or reinstate automobile seats. Up to 90 percent of all automobile seats are commissioned INCORRECTLY. If a automobile chair is replaced, a money concession will be requested.

ALAMOSA The San Luis Valley Blue Star Mothers accommodate a fourth Tuesday of a month during 7 p.m. in Alamosa. For some-more info call Vicki Jones during 852-3123.

ALAMOSA Tu Casa hosts groups for survivors of passionate assault, date rape, marital rape, and passionate abuse as a child. These groups are open to a village and area reason during a Tu Casa bureau any Thursday from 12-1 p.m. For some-more information call 589-2465.

MONTE VISTA Do we have a talent or hobby we suffer pity with others? Why not cruise training a Community Education Class by a Byron Syring DELTA Center. Instructors typically assign fees to equivalent their costs. Call Jenny during 852-2212.

VALLEY Habitat for Humanity works with volunteers and field to build simple, affordable homes. Call 589-8678.

VALLEY The San Luis Valley Housing Coalition offers affordable low seductiveness loans to make home repairs with appropriation accessible on initial come, initial served basis. Call 587-9807 or collect adult an focus during 529 Main St. #6, Alamosa.

VALLEY If we or someone we know is or has been a plant of domestic violence, hit Tu Casas 24-hour hotline during 589-2465 or revisit their website

MONTE VISTA The Monte Vista Food Bank needs several equipment to assistance support those in need in a San Luis Valley including lotions, towels, coffee, boxed goods, jelly, sandwich bread, delicate hygiene products, and shred cream. Please broach donations to a Monte Vista Food Bank on Tuesday or Friday from 2- 4 p.m. or call Sarah Elsey during 587-3499.

ALAMOSA Biggles Battle Mountain Animal Shelter and Sanctuary is in need of blankets, towels, Igloo doghouses and dog and cat food and financial donations. The preserve is a no-kill shelter. Donations might be left at/mailed to 76 El Rio in Alamosa. For some-more information call a SLV Animal Welfare Society during 587-WOOF (9663.)

VALLEY Residents of a SLV now have opening to low cost HIV screening and contrast by extend funding. The cost of a exam is $5 each, yet no one will be denied services if incompetent to pay. Please hit Planned Parenthood of a Rocky Mountains in Alamosa during 589-4906 for trusted information and appointment times.

ALAMOSA If there is a member of your family, or a family we know that is disposed to ramble divided from home and turn confused or lost, presumably due to a medical conditions such as Alzheimers, a insanity commotion or Down syndrome or autism, a Alamosa County Sheriffs Office offers CARE TRAK. Call a Alamosa County Sheriffs Office during 589-6608.

ALAMOSA La Leche League of a San Luis Valley binds a monthly meetings on a fourth Saturday of any month during 11 a.m. during Hospice del Valle, 524 Main St in Alamosa. Pregnant and nursing women are acquire to attend with their children and babies. Please call 587-3657.

ALAMOSA A support organisation for neurological diseases meets from 4-5 p.m. a initial Wednesday of any month during a aged grill partial of a Grizzly Inn in Alamosa. Both patients and caregivers are welcome.

ALAMOSA Alamosa County Public Health is charity vaccine opposite cervical cancer. Girls 9 to 18 years of age validate for this vaccine and are invited to special HPV clinics on Tuesday afternoons. Call 589-6639.

ALAMOSA Adams State College Community Partnerships offers a recycling choice for cosmetic caps. Bring them to a Community Partnerships Center, dilemma of Hwy 160 and Edgemont on a Adams State campus (former art building) from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call 587-8227.

DEL NORTE American Legion Del Norte Memorial Post 406 meets a second Friday of a month during a Rio Grande Hospital during 7 p.m. Please enter by a puncture room visitors entrance. Meetings are reason Mar by December.

ALAMOSA Partner with Habitat for Humanity and dump off empty, bagged cans during one of a following central recycling locations.

Alamosa: City Market, Safeway and Villa Mall parking lots

Monte Vista: Jacks Market Safeway

La Jara: Jacks Market

Del Norte: Jacks Market

Antonito: Main and Third

Manassa: Donalds Service on Main Street

Center: South Broadway and East Fifth

Contact 589-8678 for some-more information about hosting a bin during homes, businesses, or events.

MONTE VISTA The Monte Vista Band Parents Association would like to assistance efforts to recycle and acquire money during a same time. Recycle dull inkjet cartridges, dull laser cartridges, used dungeon phones, digital cameras, laptops, iPods, PDAs/Palm Pilots, video games, and video diversion consoles. This is a year-round fund-raiser. Drop off equipment during Southern Colorado Computer Services, 157 Adams Street, Monte Vista or call Myrna during 852-2209.

ALAMOSA Alamosa High School has partnered with a nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers to yield infantry with giveaway calls home. Residents can present their phones in a schools categorical bureau during a Alamosa High School, 805 Craft Drive. For some-more information, greatfully call a propagandize or revisit

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