FRIDAY, JUNE 23 SUNDAY, JULY 9
Gurhan Trunk Show at Lustre Featuring opals and 24k gold jewelry exclusively at Lustre. Refreshments will be served. Please call the gallery or stop in for a peek at the extraordinary opal collection, 171 S. Pine St., 728-3355, www.lustregallery.com.
Extraordinary Jewelry by Katey Brunini Dolce features Brunini's extensive line of extraordinary jewelry. This summer, Brunini launches her most exotic collection of fine jewelry, Objects Organique, in honor of the elements. Born of a love affair with the mountains of Sun Valley and Telluride, Objects Organique objectifies earth, air, fire, and water using the elk antler, the butterfly, the dragon, and the pearl.
At Various Venues:
Lucas Gallery Exciting new artists in the gallery this summer include Peter Roux (encaustic landscapes), Clifford Bailey (smoking jazz) and some very quirky, kinky ceramic paintings as well as new sculpture by Telluride's own, Julie McNair. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat., 151 S Pine, 728 1345.
Elinoff Gallery New paintings by Yuri Kuznetsov; 204 W Colorado Ave., 728-5566.
Telluride Gallery of Fine Art New pastels by Sally Strand (2006 Telluride Wine Festival poster artist). New altered books by Mary Bennett. Paintings by new artist Alexandra Eldridge. Gemstone trunk show with Tiffany Peay. Locals' show, Apples & Oranges with John Fahnestock, Goedele Vanhille and Jane Goren. See www.telluridegallery.com or call 728-3300 for info.
Winston Gallery of Fine Art Oil landscapes and portraitures by American artists, Gary Ernest Smith and John C. Terelak, and by Russian artists who painted during the Soviet period. Located in the Franz Klammer Lodge in Mountain Village opposite the pond, 369-0030.
Lustre An artisan gallery featuring the hand painted chandeliers of Ulla Darni, furniture, jewelry from Gurhan, Todd Reed, Aaron Henry, and Masriera, wood, glass and bronze sculpture from American artists. 171 S Pine St, 728-3355, www.lustregallery.com.
Yank & Flanders Gallery Ceramics open house every Fri. and Sat. Hours: noon-5 p.m. or by appt., behind 1035 West Grand, Norwood, 327-0369.
Locals' Gallery Featuring works by 20 local artists at The Potter's Wheel, 221 E Colorado Ave, 728-1721.
Lyceum Arts Kathryn Vinson Tatum studio and gallery, original oil paintings, gicleés, art prints, greeting cards of original work, and 2003-2005 Telluride Jazz Celebration poster artist. 430 W Colorado Ave, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appt. Mon.-Fri., 708-1331.
Stained Glass Art Company Custom stained glass windows and lamps by local artist; Copper foil technique. Stained glass lessons available; stainedglassartcompany.com, 729-0495.
Watercolor Classes In Julie's studio, children, adults and beginners welcome, all levels. Call 728-5453
Local Walls A collection of works exclusively by local artists featuring: Carl Marcus, Lucy Boody, Neil Hastings, Janie Trenary, Amy Poinsett and Carmen Tucker; 217 W Colorado Ave.
At the Ah Haa School for the Arts
Call 728-3886 for information and class registration.
Stars & Stripes on Silk for ages 7-9: June 26-29
Gargoyles, Gremlins & Gnomes for ages 9-12: June 26-29
Pottery Around the World for ages 4-6: June 26-29
Kindermusik, "What a Busy Day," for newborns-1 1/2: June 26-30
Kindermusik, "Creatures in My Backyard," for ages 1 1/2-4 with parents: June 26-30
Figure Painting: June 28-July 26
Kitchen Kollection for ages 4-6: June 30
Totally Twisted for ages 7-9: June 30
Craig Childs' Writing Retreat: June 30-July 2
Watercolor Journal: July 1-2
Shakespeare: July 1-2
2006 Solo Artist Show With Yukon Steele Using found materials, Steele allows each piece to "speak for itself." The Solo Exhibition will run through Aug. 10 at the Silver Bell Gallery, 135 S. Spruce St.
14th Annual Ah Haa Benefit Art Auction is seeking local and regional artists to submit art, crafts and services for the Friday, Aug. 11 art auction, which raises money for the school's ongoing programs. Donations will be accepted now through Aug. 7 at the school. The event's theme is "Road Trip," but submissions do not have to be theme related. To donate a piece, please stop by the Ah Haa School at 135 S. Spruce or call 728-3886.
Volunteers Needed before, during and after the Ah Haa Auction. Help needed with everything from setting up food to bartending to cashiering. Volunteers can earn credit for classes, $10 and hour for every hour you work. If you are interested in volunteering please call 728-3886.
Weekly Ah Haa Acupuncture and Massage Clinic Re-opening July 12, 4-7 p.m. The Wednesday clinic offers affordable acupuncture and massage to the community, provided by Petra Buchanan and Josh Geetter. The clinic is located at 135 S. Spruce St. Contact Petra at email@example.com or call 831/334-0549 for more info.
Telluride Yoga Center
At Deva Yoga Studio upstairs in Nugget Bldg., corner of W Colorado and N Fir.
Mon.: Sun Rise 7:15-8:30 a.m.; Mysore 9-10:45 a.m.; Prenatal 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Viniyoga 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Core 4:30-6 p.m.; Vinyasa 6:15-7:45 p.m.; Power Yoga 8-9:30 p.m.
Tues.: Vinyasa 9-10:30 a.m.; Beginning Yoga 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Vinyasa 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Advanced Asana 4:30-6 p.m.; Aikido 6:15-7:45 p.m.
Wed.: Sun Rise 7:15-8:30 a.m.; Mysore 9-10:45 a.m.; Vinyasa 12:15 -1:15 p.m.; Beginner 4:30-6 p.m.; Vinyasa 6:15-7:45 p.m.; Belly Dance 8-9:30 p.m.
Thurs.: Level II Iyengar 7:15-8:45 a.m.;Vinyasa 9-10:30 a.m.; Restorative 10:45-noon; Vinyasa
12:15-1:15 p.m.; Viniyoga 4:30-6 p.m.; Temple Dance 6:15-7:45 p.m.; Power Yoga 8-9:30 p.m.
Fri.: Primary Series 9-10:45 a.m.; Beginner 11 a.m.-noon; Vinyasa 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Synergy 4:30-6 p.m.; Conscious Meditation 7-8:15 p.m.
Sat.: Vinyasa 9:30-11 a.m.
Sun.: Core noon-1:15 p.m.; Synergy 4:30-6 p.m.
GENERAL INFORMATION: 10 Class Punch Card = $120 (expires at end of fourth month); 1 Week Unlimited = $45; 1 Class = $15; Mats provided/Drop-Ins welcome; Privates available/Studio may be rented; www.TellurideYoga.com/729-1673
New Ridgway Location, Old School House, 1075 Sherman
All ten-class punch cards, $150; Private-lesson punch cards, $600 for ten; Semi-private lessons (3-4 students), $25 per person/hour; Duet lessons (2 students), $35 per person/hour. Call 728-4303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telluride Pilates Center:
307 E Colorado Ave, 728-5003
The Telluride Pilates Center welcomes new instructor Peiper Hastings.
Mon.: Reformer, 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m.; Mat, 1 p.m.
Tues.: Reformer, 5 p.m., 6 p.m.; Mat, 1 p.m.
Wed.: Reformer, 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m.; Mat, 1 p.m.,
Thurs.: Reformer, 5 p.m., 6 p.m.; Mat, 1 p.m.
Fri.: Reformer, 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m.; Mat, 1 p.m.,
Sat.: Mat, 9 a.m., noon
Private, semi-private and trio classes available.
Connecting Point School of Massage
All programs and courses are approved and licensed by the Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools, Dept. of Higher Education.
Yoga With Margot Pope
Level I/II, Tues., 9-10:30 a.m.; Level III, Thurs., 9-10:30 a.m.; Level I/II (with Yvonne Mosser), Tues., 4:30-6 p.m.; All levels, Sun., 9-10:30 a.m. Studio located at 1982 Hwy 145, above Texaco Station. Call 728-9171 for info.
At Various Locations:
Telluride Women's Healthcare McLean Cherry RNC WHNP FNP, offering annual physicals, fertility awareness, hormone balance, wellness products for women. Call 729-1574 for info and appointments.
Aikido 6:30 p.m., Mon. & Wed., Fitness Center. Call Sensei Rick Thompson at 708-0225 for more info.
Aiki-ken and Aiki-jo 7 p.m., Tues., Yoga Center. Call Sensei Rick Thompson at 708-0225 for more info.
Group/Private Reiki I, II and III Workshops Call Patricia at 708-2504 for info.
Student Massage Clinic $25/per hour massages at the Connecting Point School of Massage. Call 728-6424.
Tai Chi Classes With John Schofield, Wed., 6-7:30 p.m., ongoing; start any time. Classes held at 2738 Robins Way, in Meadowlark Court. Please call 729-1115 to register.
Belly Dancing With Marsha West, Thurs., 5:15-6:30 p.m., at Deva Yoga Studio, Telluride, call 596-9992 for more info.
Golden Door Spa at the Peaks Call 728-2590 for an updated schedule of classes.
Jin Shin Jyutsu Study Group Tues., 5:30-7 p.m.; Ah Haa School, free and open to all, donations appreciated; 728-3886.
Pilates at the Telluride Dance Academy Mon., Wed., 8 a.m. Private lessons available. Call Kalli at 728-1750.
Childbirth Classes Sponsored by San Miguel County Nursing, with Kendall Cieciuch (Chet-chu), RN, ICCE. Call 728-5255.
Telluride Childbirth Classes With Amy Cannon, ICCE; call 708-0115 for info.
Women's Health Clinic At San Miguel County Nursing Clinic, Tues., Wed. and Fri. Call 728-4289 for an appointment.
Mesa Midwives Monthly Clinic Offering individualized care for women, adolescence through menopause, one Saturday/month. Call 970/241-4001 for an appointment or more info.
Shamanic Life Coach Sessions, Limpias, and Soul Healing Reiki, SKHM, Divine Energy and Polarity Sessions. Call Sasala at 970/327-4846 or contact via e-mail at email@example.com.
Horse Massage Call Marie Fouche at 327-4846.
FRIDAY, JUNE 23
Telluride Farmers Market Opening Day, noon-4 p.m. on S. Oak St., south of Elks Park. Featuring regionally produced plants, produce, meats, crafts and more. The market is open every Friday through Sept.
MONDAY, JUNE 26
KOTO Village Voice, program begins at 11:30 a.m. Councilman Jonathan Sweet is scheduled to attend.
TUESDAY, JUNE 27
Meet County Commissioner Candidate Rube Felicelli 5:30 p.m. in the program room at the Wilkinson Public Library in Telluride. Bring questions and concerns. Visit www.rubeforcommissioner.com for more info.
Out Loud Lecture: A Conversation With Trio Solisti Wilkinson Library Program Room, 7:30 p.m. In collaboration with Telluride Musicfest.
San Miguel Educational Fund Public Meeting The governing body of your community radio station KOTO, at 5:30 p.m. in the Telluride Room of the Wilkinson Library. The public is invited to attend. Public opinion is always taken first, so you do not have to sit through the entire meeting.
Pinhead Town Talk Serendipity in Physical Chemistry: How Discoveries Are Made with Dr. Professor Millard Alexander. 6-7:15 p.m. at the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village. Free.
THURSDAY, JUNE 29
Bike Tour Colorado Concert The BTC Buffet, 5-7 p.m., and free outdoor concert, 6-8 p.m. The buffet is at the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village. Purchase tickets in advance at a reduced price of $20, online at www.tellurideticket.com.
SATURDAY, JULY 1 - SUNDAY, JULY 2
Fen Development and Paleoecology Workshop Ronald B. Davis, Prof. Emeritus, University of Maine will lead the workshop on fen development and succession in Telluride and Mountain Village. Co-sponsored by the Colorado Native Plant Society, USDA Forest Service and Mountain Studies Institute. Limited to six people. Cost: $125. For more info and/or registration contact Gay Austin at 970/641-6264 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fireside Chats Listen to historical stories about Telluride and Mountain Village from Telluride legends, free. Every other Thursday through Aug.17, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Fire Pit in Heritage Plaza. Upcoming: July 6, Telluride's Early School Days, with Sharon Albin & Panel; July 20, All Aboard! Telluride's Railroad History, with Keith & Bonnie Koch and Karl Schaeffer.
St. Sophia Nature Center Activities Fri., June 23: Birding with Ramona Take a bird location and identification hike with local naturalist Ramona Gaylord, 9-11 a.m.; KidSounds, active music making using the rich sounds and language of nature with Susan Ensor at the St. Sophia Nature Center, 10-10:30 a.m. For children ages 3-6; Wed., June 28: Herb Walker Tour with John Sir Jesse A guided nature hike to discover Telluride's plant life, 9 a.m.-noon; KidSing with Ulli Sir Jesse Hiking and singing songs about nature, for kids ages 6-12. Bring hiking boots and sunscreen, 3-4 p.m.; Fri., June 30: Birding With Ramona Hiking to identify Telluride bird life, 9-11 a.m.; KidSounds St. Sophia with Susan Ensor Music making while exploring the sounds and language of nature, for kids ages 3-6, 10-10:30 a.m. All activities are free and open to the public. For more info call Deanna Belch at 728-7339.
Telluride Historical Museum Open Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free local's day every Thursday with extended hours until 7 p.m. Call 728-3344 for more info.
Ridgway Farmers Market Sundays through September, 8 a.m.-noon. Located in Ridgway on Hwy. 550 across from the Ouray County Fairgrounds. This season features breakfast burritos and coffee, local vegetables and fresh fruit, bread, buffalo and elk meat, eggs, wine, fresh cut flowers, soaps and lotions, jewelry, crafts, and much more. First Sunday of each month will feature a cooking demonstration using produce from the market.
Visit the Library Website and click on "Meeting Rooms" to arrange meetings, programs and events. The calendar provides an up-to-date availability schedule with round the clock access from your home computer, www.telluridelibrary.org.
Restore Our World Daily showings of Bioneers DVDs; Plenary Bioneers DVDs; Democracy Now with Amy Goodman airs twice daily, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; The Now Program on PBS airs Fri., 7 p.m.; 129 W Colorado, 728-3553.
Eight Ball Pool Tournament Every Thursday; $10 entry fee; double elimination; cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, New Sheridan Bar. Registration, 6:30 p.m. Tournament, 7 p.m. For more info call Paul Tate at 729-0805.
9/11 Commemorative Peacewalk 11th day of every month to commemorate Sept. 11, 2001. Meet at the Courthouse steps in Telluride at noon for the monthly Peacewalk down main street to Town Park. Contact c@thisrepublicCAN.us for more information.
Telluride Visitors Center Open daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. As one enters Telluride, it is located in the third block, on the right, 630 W Colorado Ave, 970/728-3041 x 1, www.visittelluride.com.
Telluride Liquors wine tasting every Tuesday, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday is also local's day with discounts on wine, beer and liquor, 123 E Colorado Ave. Call 728-3380 for more info.
Big Daddy's Sports Bar & Grill NTN Gaming Network for five or more players, winner gets free beverage, Trivia, Texas Hold 'em Poker, Countdown, Black Jack. Open Mic Night every Wednesday, 8 p.m.
Mountain Village Guest Services Center Open daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Franz Klammer building and both gondola stations. Call 728-5424 for info.
Get Your Victorian Bloomers! at the Telluride Historical Museum, bulbs for gardens and gift giving. This is a fundraiser for the museum. Brochures and order forms are available at the museum. The deadline for ordering is August 1. Orders placed by June 30 will receive a gift of 20 yellow miniature tulip bulbs. All bulbs will be delivered in time for fall planting. Call the museum at 728-3344 for more info.
Host an International Exchange Student Host families from Telluride and surrounding areas are invited to host teenage international exchange students from around the world for the 2006-2007 school year. The students will attend local high schools. They will bring their own spending money and insurance. Host families are responsible for just room and board. A local STS area representative will assist you throughout the year. If you would like more info on hosting call 800/522-4678 and ask for David Keating or email email@example.com or visit www.stsfoundation.org.
The San Miguel County Veterans Service Office has Department of Veterans Affairs applications for health benefits (including prescription drug benefits) available by calling 728-4501.
County Mercury Collection and Recycling San Miguel County is collecting old mercury thermometers, old cell phones and spent ink cartridges. Only thermometers containing mercury (no other household items containing mercury) are being collected. Ink cartridges and cell phones are being recycled to benefit Norwood's Wright Stuff Foundation. Bring these items to the environmental health desk at the county offices in the Miramonte Bldg., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri. For more info contact Deb Dion at 369-5442.
ReStore Our World Seeks Community Input Post your thoughts on topics of importance to our community at www.Restore-OurWorld.com, an online community forum. Write to info@ReStore-OurWorld.com to get a community forum started on the topic of your choice.
Woman to Woman A facilitated peer support group for and by women. Thursdays, 6-7 p.m., Wilkinson Public Library. Free, childcare can be provided. To sign up, call 728-5660.
Colorado Preschool Program can provide scholarships to children who live within the school district. Children must be 3, 4 or 5 years old and eligible for preschool in the 2006-2007 school year. Speak with your local preschool for more information on the Colorado Preschool Program eligibility and qualifying risk factors.
Programa Preescolar de Colorado Este programa puede proporcionar becas niños que viven en el distrito del área de la escuela. Los niños deberán tener 3, 4 o 5 años y estar listos para el preescolar de 2006-2007 (año escolar). Converse con las personas del preescolar de su distrito para mas información en este programa.
Second Chance Humane Society Offering a spay/neuter financial aid program for pet owners. Call 970/626-CARE (2273) or visit secondchancehumanesociety.org.
Mountain Sprouts Pre-School Accepting applications for 3, 4 or 5 year olds for full or half day programs two, three or five days per week. Call 728-8004 and leave a message.
Telluride Food Coop Call 728-8740 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer or for more info.
Applications for Rental Use of the Palm Theatre Available from the School District Business Office at 725 W Colorado Ave, PO Box 187, Telluride, CO 81435, or on the District website: www.tellurideschool.org/theater.htm. For more info call Mona de Alva at 970/369-1205 or Kurt Shugars at 369-1218.
Tellurideticket.com Tickets available to local festivals, events, performances, and other recreational activities online via www.tellurideticket.com, fax orders to 866/366-2329, in person at the Visitor Information Center, 630 W Colorado Ave, or by phone at 728-3041 or 800/525-3455 ext. 3. VIC hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
The Cordial Concierge Tourist Help Desk located at 615 W Pacific Ave (next to Pacific St Pizza), call 728-0725 for more info.
Telluride Air Desk Get the best air rates available to Telluride; call 877/284-7549.
Telluride/Montrose Air Service For info about the Airline Guarantee Program and where air service stands today in terms of flights into Montrose and Telluride, call 728-7465 or email email@example.com.
Telluride Women's Network E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for membership and activities info.
San Miguel County Workforce Center Anyone seeking work may register for local and state jobs, job-training services available. Employers can submit info and job orders about openings. Office location: 100 W Colorado Ave, suite 213, Tues. and Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 728-5585 or 249-7783 for more info.
Last Dollar Pass is now open; expect icy and muddy conditions
Prove You Can Live a Sustainable Life and Win a Loan Document a seven year living plan that includes energy generation and usage, land usage, waste disposal-regeneration, food production and shelter. The winner will be granted a $7,000 loan. For more info, contact Pat Barber, P.O. Box 23, Norwood, CO, 81423, 708-1261, TellurideRow.com or WoodstockRoad.org.
Temple Dance Classes Tuesdays at the Granita Building in Mountain Village, 7-8:15 p.m.; Thursdays at Deva Yoga in Telluride, 7-8:15 p.m. Contact Cindy at 728-1376 for more info.
Social Dance Classes with Debbie Reynolds Held at the Local Walls Art Gallery, 217 W Colorado (formerly the Deli Downstairs). For more info or to register, call 369-4475 (Gallerie Framing).
Telluride Dance Academy Classes Ballet, jazz, tumbling, tap and hip-hop classes available for children age 3 and up. Visit www.telluridedanceacademy.org for class schedule and info or call 728-9065.
Social Dance Below the American National Bank, 7-9:30 p.m. (Salsa lesson 7:30-8:30 p.m.), second Saturday of each month. Cost is $5. For more info, call 728-9065. Sponsored by the Telluride Dance Academy.
Belly Dance Wednesdays, 8-9:30 p.m., Deva Yoga Studio, upstairs in Nugget Bldg. (205 W Colorado Ave), $15 drop in rate. For more info call 596-9992 or email email@example.com.
University Centers of the San Miguel Summer Courses:
Mastering Microsoft Excel, beginning July 11, six weeks; English 90: Basic Writing for College and Career Success with Rhonda Claridge, MA, June 19-July 31; Philosophy of Nature with Eric Nepsky, MA, July 17-20. For information and registration phone the UCSM office at 369-5255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to www.ucsanmiguel.org for a full registry of classes.
Telluride Mountain School is currently accepting applications for its preschool through high school program for the 2006-07 academic year. For more info call Jennifer Hubbard at 728-1969 (ext. 12) or visit www.telluridemtnschool.org.
GED Classes (High School Equivalency Certification), Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. at the Wright's Mesa Center in Norwood. Call Chris Bowles 729-1842 (cell) or 327-0555 x 6#.
Adult English as a Second Language Classes Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Telluride High School, 6-8 p.m. Questions? Call Sandy at 728-4377 x 138.
Telluride Education Foundation Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month at 8:15 a.m. in the TMHS Conference Room. Call Jan at 708-1091 for more info.
Connecting Point School of Massage Offering certified massage and aesthetics courses. Call 728-6424 or visit www.telluridemassageschool.com for more info. See "Body" for specific classes and events.
FRIDAY, JUNE 23
Telluride Housing Authority Subcommittee, Lot 48 A, 10 a.m., Rebekah Hall
TUESDAY, JUNE 27
Telluride Town Council Meeting, 11 a.m., Rebekah Hall.
Special Mountain Village Town Council Meeting regarding Lot 126 PUD, 3rd Floor, Fire House, Municipal Bldg., 2 p.m.
FRIDAY, JUNE 30
Telluride Housing Authority Subcommittee, 10 a.m., Rebekah Hall
Town of Mountain Village Office Closed July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day.
Blue Mesa Administration and Finance Offices will be moving to the new Town Hall and will be closed Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21.
Town of Telluride Website www.telluride-co.gov
Telluride Torpedoes: July 7-9, Durango (25 Meter Indoor); July 14-16, Montrose (25 Meter Indoor); July 21-23, Aspen (25 Yard Indoor); August 4-6, Craig (25 Meter Outdoor)
Machine Pitch Baseball (Gray) Saturday, June 24 TBA. Call Mark Kennifick at 728-6365 for info.
Machine Pitch Baseball (Navy Blue) Saturday, June 24 TBA. Call Noreen Morton at 369-0960 for info.
Youth Soccer Camp, June 26-30 and July 31-Aug. 4 for boys and girls ages 5-18. Camp is on Town Park fields. Register at www.telluridesoccer.com or contact Adam at 729-1931.
Volleyball Camp, July 10-14 for boys and girls entering grades 3-12. Camp is at the Telluride HS Gym. $100 per player. Please register at Parks and Rec office by July 7.
Basketball Camp, July 17-21 for boys and girls entering grades 3-12. Camp is at the Telluride HS Gym. $100 per player. Please register at Parks and Rec office by July 14.
Baseball Camp, July 24-28. Camp is on Town Park fields. $125 before July 10 or $150 after. Make checks payable to Telluride Baseball Camp.
Ice Hockey Camp, Aug. 17 - 20 at the Hanley Rink in Town Park. Register at www.rmhshockey.com or call 1-800-898-8099.
Swimming Lessons For boys and girls ages 9 months-12 yrs. Infants Level 5, American Red Cross. $25 (pool members) or $40 (non-members). Three sessions: June 19-July 14 (four weeks); July 17-28 (two weeks); and Aug. 7-18 (two weeks).
Telluride Torpedos Swim Meet Schedule: June 23-25 G.J. Dolphins (50 Meter Outdoor), June 30-July 2 Delta (25 Yard Indoor).
Telluride Academy's Member Registration Limited space available for the 2006 summer season through Aug. 18. Offering more 100 unique programs in outdoor education, arts enrichment and adventure programming for youth and teens ages 4-17. Activities include rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting and kayaking, visual art, original theater, science and ecology exploration, mountaineering and much more. Tuition assistance is available. Call 728-5311 or visit www.tellurideacademy.com.
Rock and Roll Academy Registration A complete Summer Rock School schedule is posted at www.rockandrollacademy.com. Call 728-1186 to register.
Bear Creek Hikes June 20-Aug. 18, hike with the Bear Creek Ranger and learn about the Preserve. Meet at the Parks and Rec Office in Telluride Town Park Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. All youth, 4-12, residents and visitors welcome. Contact Suzann Bridges at 728-2173 for schedule. Different activities for each hike and age group. Junior Rangers who complete the program will receive a Junior Ranger badge and a pool party.
Mountain Sprouts Summer Camp Ages 3-6, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (with extended hours optional) June 12-Aug. 18, weekly enrollment. Call 728-8015 for more info.
Toddler Program at the Telluride Montessori School Call 728-3324.
Saturday Night Teen Activities Youth Link open from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. for middle school students; Ski and Snowboard Clubhouse open from 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m. for high school students.
Telluride Karate Studio All ages and skill levels, 307 E Colorado Ave, 369-1115.
Ah Haa School for the Arts Kids' Classes See "Art" or visit www.ahhaa.org.
Youth Link Offers an air hockey table, X-BOX station and big screen TV for youth ages 11-17 located at 233 E Pacific Ave. Contact Rob Petrie at 728-0140.
One to One San Miguel Mentoring Program Four different programs, with various time commitments for children who need a mentor. Call Karine at 728-0885 for more info.
At the Nugget Movie Theater, 207 West Colorado Ave.:
Movie Time Phone: 728-3030. Business Office Phone: 728-3058. Website: www.nuggettheatre.com
Over the Hedge (87 min. "PG"), Friday, June 23-Sunday, June 25 at 6 p.m.
The Break Up (107 min. "PG-13"), Friday, June 23-Sunday, June 25, Tuesday, June 27 & Thursday, June 29, 8 p.m.; Monday, June 26 & Wednesday, June 28 at 6 p.m.
The Omen (110 min. "R") Monday, June 26, Wednesday, June 27 at 8 p.m.; Tuesday, June 27 & Thursday, June 29 at 6 p.m.
See "Beat Sheet" for more music
FRIDAY, JUNE 23 SUNDAY, JULY 2
Telluride Musicfest Chamber music performances. For a complete concert schedule and more information, visit www.telluridemusicfest.com or call 212/253-6941.
SATURDAY, JUNE 24
Disco Organica Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, call 728-MOON.
THURSDAY, JUNE 29
Particle Las Montañas, 100 W. Colorado Ave., 10 p.m. Tickets $17 at Wizard Entertainment or $20 at door.
Telluride Chamber Music Festival Thursday, Aug. 10-Saturday, Aug. 19. Tickets available at www.tellurideticket.com or by calling 728-8686. Schedule is available on www.telluridechambermusic.org.
30th Telluride Jazz Celebration Tickets on sale now for the events to be held Aug. 3-6. Purchase at www.telluridejazz.com, tellurideticket.com, Wizard Entertainment, 728-4924, or the Jazz Celebration office, 728-7009. For locals' discount tickets, visit the Jazz Office above Weststar Bank.
THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 25
25th Annual Telluride Wine Festival Food and wine enthusiasts celebrate at an unforgettable weekend with rare opportunities to meet winemakers, master sommeliers and celebrity chefs. Call 728-3178 or visit www.TellurideWineFestival.com for more info.
SUNDAY, JUNE 25 FRIDAY, JUNE 30
4th Annual Telluride Bike Week Sun.: Trail Maintenance 10 a.m., top of gondola, lunch provided by Cindy Bread; Mon.: Women's Road Bike Ride 5:30 p.m., meet at Paragon on main, all abilities welcome; Tues.: Lizardhead Pass Hill Climb 6 p.m., meet at Ophir turnoff, all abilities welcome, prizes men, women, junior; Wed.: Bike to Work Day 7:30 a.m., breakfast at Paragon on main, free coffee, pastries, minor bike tune ups for bike commuters; Bike Film Pro 7:30 p.m., Jagged Edge, $10 at the door includes raffle ticket, free New Belgium beer with admission; Thurs.: Women's and Men's Mountain Bike Rides 5:30 p.m., meet at Paragon on main; Fri.: Marshal's Bike Auction 3 p.m., Voodoo Lounge; Critical Mass Ride/Bike Parade 5:30 p.m., Sol Cycles at 229 S. Spruce; Bike Rodeo/Polo Match/Huffy Toss 6 p.m., Sol Cycles at 229 S. Spruce, BOY BBQ to follow. For more info contact Daniel Murray at 729-1379 or email@example.com.
SUNDAY, JUNE 25 SATURDAY, JULY 1
12th Annual Bicycle Tour of Colorado Over 1,500 cyclists will make a 470-mile alpine loop through Pagosa Springs, Creede, Gunnison, Montrose, Telluride, Mancos and back to Pagosa. The tour will be in Telluride on June 28-30. The BTC will be hosting an EXPO at the high school on June 28, 2-5 p.m. and on June 29, 9 a.m.-noon. On June 29, the Convention and Visitors Bureau will be hosting a festival at Mountain Village along with a Cyclist Buffet and the Conference Center. For more information on the event call 303/985-1180 or visit www.bicycletourcolorado.com
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 TUESDAY, JULY 4
Sheridan Arts Foundation Telluride Plein Air Event Plein Air Artist at Work: Observe 30 of the nation's best plein air artists as they paint on location in the Telluride area; July 1, Plein Air Quick Draw Event: A one hour on-site painting competition on main street, 11 a.m.-noon. Open to 2006 Telluride Plein Air artists only, with the winner receiving $300 cash; July 2, Artist Choice Cocktail Party and Auction: Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while meeting the artists and having the exclusive chance to bid on their paintings. The "2006 Artist Choice Award" piece will also be unveiled at this event. Tickets $75/couple, $40 individual, 6-8 p.m. (Tickets holders entitled to 2-for-1 ticket special to the SAF's Rockie Lynne concert immediately following.); July 3, 4, Exhibition and Art Sale: In the Sheridan Opera Courtyard and Elks Park for an exhibition and sale of pieces created during the week-long celebration. Tickets are available the Sheridan Opera House Box Office and www.tellurideticket.com. For more info visit www.telluridepleinair.com or call 728-6363.
Shamanism and Alchemy Classes; Reiki, SKHM and Divine Energy Classes, Shamanic Life Coach Sessions. Call Sasala at 970/327-4846 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joi is Offering Satsang (meeting in truth) every other Sunday, 4 p.m., Christ Presbyterian Church in Telluride, and every other Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Ridgway Community Center. She is also available for private consultation by appt. Call 626-3595 for more info.
St. Patrick's Catholic Church Services: Saturday, 6 p.m. (Spanish); Sunday, 9 a.m. & 5 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs., 8:15 a.m. For more info, call Deacon Mike at 728-3387.
Spiritual Talk A gathering of friends for spiritual sharing, meditation and potluck, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. at 324 Redcliff, at the corner of Galena and Redcliff behind the Tomboy Inn. Videos will be shown for discussion. Call Michael at 728-6540 or Bob at 728-5517 for info.
Alpine Chapel Services Sundays, Nugget Theater, 10 a.m., with nursery and children's church; Coffee Shop service, 5 p.m., Steaming Bean. Call 728-3504 or visit www.telluride.com/alpinechapel for more info.
Christian Fellowship Worship Service With Pastor Chuck Parry, Sun., 10:15 a.m., followed by a meal; Open Bible study group, Thurs., 7 p.m., 100 E Columbia, 728-4864.
Christ Presbyterian Church Sunday worship, 10 a.m.; choir practice, 8:30 a.m.; 434 W Colorado Ave, 728-4536, www.telluridechristchurch.com.
4 Winds Maitreya Consultation, guidance and drum circle, 728-9729.
Telluride Jewish Community 728-5970 for info.
Worship Arts Class Christian Dance Ministry based movement prayer with Tashahara, monthly meeting at Telluride Dance Academy, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 728-8093 for more info.
(See KIDS for Kids' Sports)
SATURDAY, JUNE 24
Bouldering Competition Adventure Rock in Mountain Village Conference Center Plaza, 4-6 p.m. Call Peter Walker at 728-6481 for more info.
Town Park Activities:
Skateboard Ramp is Closed due to construction of a new concrete bowl facility.
Town Park Pool hours: Tues.-Fri.: Lap Swim noon-1 p.m.; Open Swim 1-5:30 p.m.; Lap Swim 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun.: Open Swim 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Bouldering Competitions Adventure Rock in Mountain Village: June 24, July 1, 15, 29, August 12, 26; Conference Center Plaza, 4-6 p.m. Call Peter Walker at 728-6481 for more info.
Adult Men's Softball games in Town Park Fri., June 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sat., June 24, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., June 25, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Mon., June 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Wed., June 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Adult Women's Softball games in Town Park Tues., June 27, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Thurs., June 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Mountain Village Double Cabins Disc Golf Course Open seven days a week, 8 a.m. to dusk. First tee is located across the street from the free parking structure. For more info 728-0588.
Telluride Climbing Wall Tues.-Thurs., 6-10 p.m.; $5 per visit, students are free; Located at the Telluride Middle/High School. For schedule updates call 728-4377 x 153 or email email@example.com. Shoes and chalk bags are needed for the wall program.
P.M. Running Club Meets Wednesdays at noon in front of the San Miguel County Courthouse for a run. Call David Eckley at 729-2999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Norwood Open Riding Tues., Thurs. and Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Norwood Fairgrounds. Call 327-4321 for more info.
Mountain Village Trails All lower Mountain Village trails; Jurassic Trail, Boomerang Road, Village Trail, and the Meadows Trail, are open. Hiking and biking trails at the St. Sophia Station and Ridge Trail and Overlook Trail are open. The trails into Prospect Basin are closed until July 1 due to elk calving season. The summer maintenance road from the top of the gondola station to the Mountain Village Center will be closed to hikers and bikers due to summer construction.
Adventure Rock Located in the Telluride Conference Center Plaza in Mountain Village, open Monday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m.; weekends, noon-8 p.m. Reduced hours in the fall as days grow shorter. Peter Walker and staff at Telluride Mountain Guides provide free assistance and supervise climbers.
Nature Center The St. Sophia Nature Center, at the top of the gondola, is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. The Nature Center provides lectures and hands-on activities and special environmental programs featuring native wildlife, children's nature activities and interpretive hikes. For more information, call 728-7360.
Telluride Golf Course Greens Fees: through June 23, $150 before 1 p.m., $79 after 1 p.m.; June 24-Sept. 4, $175 before 2 p.m., $99 after 2 p.m.; Sept. 5-Oct. 8, $150 before 1 p.m., $79 after 1 p.m. Sunset Rate after 4 p.m. $59 all season. The Telluride Golf Club offers events and tournaments open to the public and special functions exclusively for members. For information, call 728-2606. For club membership, call 728-7302 or visit www.tellurideskiandgolfclub.com.
San Miguel Resource Center For women who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, incest, molestation as a child, stalking or child abuse. In Telluride call 728-5660, Norwood 327-0566, Nucla/Naturita 865-2273, for more info.
Women's Cancer Support Group in Telluride, 2nd Monday of every month, 4 p.m., Wilkinson Library upstairs meeting room. Just show up or call Nancy DeCastro for info at 728-4547.
Montrose Breast Cancer Support Group Wed. at noon, Montrose Memorial Hospital Care Center. Call 728-4104 for info.
Norwood Cancer Support Group For info call Marvene Reagan, 327-4873, or Ann Swift, 729-2143.
Planned Parenthood Durango, 970/259-4205.
Pregnancy Resource Center Delta, 970/874-5733.
Call the 24-Hour Hotline at 728-7270 for more information.
Telluride: Alcoholics Anonymous
All meetings at Christ Presbyterian Church, 434 W Columbia Ave
Mondays 5:30 p.m. AA Open
Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. AA Closed
Thursdays 5:30 p.m. AA Open Big Book
Fridays 7 a.m. AA Open
Fridays 5:30 p.m. AA Open Speaker
Saturdays 10 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. AA Open
Sundays 6:30 p.m. AA Open
Telluride: Narcotics Anonymous
All meetings at Christ Presbyterian Church, 434 W Columbia Ave
Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. NA Open
Saturdays 5:30 p.m. NA Open
Mondays 5:30 p.m., Christ Presbyterian Church, 434 W Columbia Ave
Norwood Alcoholics Anonymous Tues., 4:30 p.m., open; Thurs., 6 p.m., closed; Sun., 6 p.m., open. Uncompahgre Medical Clinic, 1350 Aspen
Nucla Meetings Wed., 8 p.m., basement of pastor's house, next-door to Union Congregational Church. Call Roberta at 970/864-7124 for more info.
Ridgway Alanon Meetings Wed., 5:30 p.m., Church of Christ on 116 S Mary (off Hwy 62) in Ridgway. Call Jan at 626-5904 for more info.
Nucla Alanon Meetings Mon., 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Call Roberta at 970/864-7124 for more info.
TCTV Public Access Channel 12
Programs are repeated the next morning at 9 a.m. when TCTV is not airing local programming; Free Speech TV (including Democracy Now with Amy Goodman) will be broadcast on Channel 12.
Fri., 6/23 Sun., 6/25: The Telluride Choral Society presents KidSing 2006, 7 p.m. and 9 a.m.
Mon., 6/26: Tom Beck on Bear Awareness, 7 p.m.
Tues., 6/27: SAF Young People's Theater presents Cinderella, 7 p.m.
Wed., 6/28: The Pinhead Institute Bear Creek Stewardship 2006 presents Fisheries, 7 p.m.
Thurs., 6/29: The Mudd Butt Mystery Theatre presents "Light's Out," 7 p.m.
Fri., 6/30 Sun. 7/2: The Telluride Dance Academy presents Let's Dance
2006, 7 p.m. and 9 a.m.
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas presented by the Telluride Repertory Theatre Company, directed by Robin McKee, at the Michael D. Palm Theatre (rated PG). Show dates and times: Thursday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m., $10; Friday and Saturdays, July 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m., $25; Sundays, July 9 and 16 at 7:30 p.m., $20. A "Whorehouse" opening weekend party will be held on Saturday, July 8 immediately after the show at the Swede-Finn Hall (The Elks Club) complete with Texas barbecue, watermelon and Texas-style dance lessons. Come in bordello costume or come casual, but come on down! Additional ticket and reservation required for party, $30. Tickets can be purchased through the REP information phone at 728-4539 or online at www.tellurideticket.com.
Parking Gondola in Mountain Village 6:30 a.m. midnight- Parking fees in the South Village Center (Blue Mesa), North Village Center lot (Westermere), Village Pond, and Upper Mountain Village Blvd.: Free up to 30 min. and $2 per hour after that. The parking structure, with over 400 parking spaces, is open and free to the public. Locals and visitors encouraged to park in the free lot and take the gondola to the Village Center.
Main Gondola (Telluride to Mountain Village) Open 7 a.m. midnight
The Galloping Goose runs between Telluride and Mountain Village, with Lawson Hill Service. The normal Telluride in-town schedule is: 7 a.m. 8 p.m. Monday-Friday every 20 min. unless it's 7-9 a.m. and it will run every 10 min., Weekend hours are Saturday and Sunday every 20 min. from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Festival hours may be different. Schedules are available at 728-5700
Home Safe Summer Program runs every Friday and Saturday night through Sept. 16 and July 4. Telluride Express vans will be in front of the Courthouse at 12:45 a.m. and 2:15 a.m. and available to provide complimentary transportation anywhere in the Town of Telluride, Brown Homestead, Hillside, Eider Creek, Lawson Hill and the Town of Mountain Village.
Ride the Goose! For 24-hour Transit info, call 728-5700.
Ridg-Tell-Way Shuttle Mon.-Fri. $3.50/each way, $5/round trip, call 728-4496 x 1 for more info: Departs Ridgway to Telluride 6:45 a.m.; Departs Telluride to Ridgway 5:10 p.m.
Mountain Village Dial-a-Ride 7 a.m.-12:15 a.m.; call 728-8888 to schedule a pick up.
Read and Reap The Wilkinson Public Library's new book club meets the first Monday of every month in the Telluride Room. Read and Reap is an information exchange where readers can swap ideas, listen to firsthand testimony, discuss authors, titles, genres, and anything else. There are no rules. For more info call Nancy Landau at 369-4355.
Gourd Circle Reading Series Local writers gather to read work out loud. Poets, fiction writers, storytellers, nature writers and diary writers bring words to share. Readings at 129 W. Colorado, call 728-3553 for dates and times.
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