Full Schedule of Events Planned for Youth Activities Week
by Watch Staff
Apr 30, 2009 | 843 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
TELLURIDE – The Telluride Elks Lodge is collaborating with local community organizations to celebrate Youth Activities Week, May 2-8. Youth Activities Week is a nation-wide initiative of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.

The fun begins with a teen dance and barbecue buffet on Saturday, May 2, 6-11 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Attendees will dance to DJ Antone and eat great home-cooked food at this fundraiser for Rotary Exchange Program students. The suggested admission is $10 for students, $15 for adults or $40 for families.

On Monday, May 4, it’s CSI: Telluride, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Participants in grades 2-6 will learn evidence collection techniques with Officer John Wontrobski.

All ages are invited to come meet Victory the Clown on Tuesday, May 5, for a storytime hour, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Victory will also be able to answer any questions about the San Miguel County 4-H program.

The Elks are teaming up with the Ah School on Wednesday, May 6, 3:30-5:30 p.m., for a spring mural painting activity designed for ages 5 and up. The cost is $5 per child to cover the cost of supplies.

On Thursday, May 7, the Telluride Repertory Theatre’s ACTions Tour will perform “Planet Protectors” at the Wilkinson Library, 3:30 p.m.

Youth Activities Week wraps up with fun and games with One-to-One on Friday, May 8, at the Elks Lodge, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Youth of all ages are invited to play Twister, Pictionary, Charades, and Cranium for some after school fun.

Governor Bill Ritter has issued a proclamation recognizing the first week of May as Youth Activities Week in the State of Colorado, and similar proclamations have been issued by San Miguel County and the Town of Telluride

For more information, please call Cindy Bellai at 970/327-4908.
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