FRIDAY, JULY 7-SATURDAY, JULY 8
Toshiki and Maryska's Wearable Art, Telluride Mountain Gallery, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 970/728-3300, or visit www.veryspecialjackets.com for info.
THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 9
Gurhan Trunk Show at Lustre Featuring opals and 24k gold jewelry exclusively at Lustre. 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.
THROUGH MONDAY, JULY 31
Brittany Miller Painting Exhibit at the Stronghouse Studios, 283 S. Fir St. 728-8959.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
Beading Class at Picaya, 6-8 p.m. Call for sign up and details, 728-0954.
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.
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.
Portraits with Pizzazz for ages 4-6 & 7-9: July 10-13
Stained Glass for ages 9-12: July 10-13
Crazy Critters for ages 4-6 & 7-9: July 10-13
Language of Design: July 10-31
Drawing the Land: July 11-14
Bas Relief: July 11 & 18
High Altitude Baking: July 11-25
Argentine Tango: July 13-27
Adventures with Acrylics: July 13-Aug. 17
Sculpture for ages 9-12: July 14
Prints with Purpose for ages 7-9: July 14
Handy Handprints for ages 4-6: July 14
Polaroid Transfer: July 15
Clay Printing: July 15-16
Felted Clogs: July 15 & 22
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.
SATURDAY, JULY 8
JivaDiva Chakra Workshop with Alanna Kawalya, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Telluride Yoga, 205 Colorado Ave., $35. Call 729-1673 for info.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Schedule through Sept. 1
Mon.: Mysore 9-10:45 a.m.; Prenatal 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Viniyoga 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Basics 5-6 p.m.; Vinyasa 6:15-7:45 p.m.; Power Yoga Guy's Night 8-9:30 p.m.
Tues.: Vinyasa 9-10:30 a.m.; Basics 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Vinyasa 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Aikido 6:15-7:45 p.m.
Wed.: Sunrise Yoga 7:15-8:30 a.m.; Mysore Open Practice 9-10:45 a.m.; Vinyasa 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Basics 4:45-6 p.m.; Vinyasa 6:15-7:45 p.m.
Thurs.: Level II Iyengar 7:15-8:45 a.m.; Vinyasa 9-10:30 a.m.; Restorative 10:45 a.m.-noon; Vinyasa 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Viniyoga 4:30-6 p.m.; Temple Dance 6:15-7:45 p.m.; Power Yoga Guy's Night 8-9:30 p.m.
Fri.: Primary Series (Level 3 Only) 9-10:45 a.m.; Vinyasa 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Belly Dance 2-3:30 p.m.; Prenatal 5:45-6:45 p.m.; Conscious Meditation Joi 7 p.m.
Sat.: Vinyasa 9:30-11 a.m.
Sun.: Vinyasa noon-1:30 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 email@example.com.
Telluride Pilates Center:
307 E Colorado Ave, 728-5003, www.telluridepilatescenter.com
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., 5:30 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., 5:30 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 Mon. & Wed., 6:30 p.m., Fitness Center. Call Sensei Rick Thompson at 708-0225 for more info.
Aiki-ken and Aiki-jo Tues., 7 p.m., 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.
Summer Belly Dance Classes will be held at the Telluride Yoga Center upstairs in the Nugget Building, Fridays, 2-3:30 p.m. For additional info call Marsha 596-9992.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Horse Massage Call Marie Fouche at 327-4846.
THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 9
All School Reunion Exhibit in the Weatherford Room, Telluride Historical Museum.
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Telluride Film Festival Discounted Locals' Passes Full festival locals' passes will be sold for $580 (valued at $700), 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Box Office. You must bring a passport size photo for pass and proof of residency. Passes must be purchased in person or a representative must provide proof, pictures and payment. The 33rd Annual Telluride Film Festival will take place Sept. 1-4. For more info, call 728-1700 or visit www.telluridefilmfestival.org.
FRIDAY, JULY 7- SATURDAY, JULY 8
Telluride Academy Presents Circus Holus Bolus Shows will be held under the Telluride Elementary School "Big Top" (gymnasium) and tickets will be for sale at the door. Adults are $10 and children are $5. Showtimes: Fri., 5:30 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 5:30 p.m. Please call 728-5311 for more info.
SATURDAY, JULY 8
Hike to Marshall Basin with Rudy Davison Historian and longtime Telluride local, and former publisher of the Telluride Times, Davison leads a trek to Marshall Basin, the site where gold was discovered in 1875, where mining history is as rich as the lodes found there, and where union struggles began in earnest with the Smuggler-Union miners strike in 1901. Meet at the Tomboy Mine parking area on Tomboy Road at 8:30 a.m. Call 728-3344 or visit www.telluridemuseum.org for more info and for transportation arrangements.
MONDAY, JULY 10
San Miguel County Historical Commission Meeting at the Wilkinson Public Library, upstairs meeting room, 5:15 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend. For additional info call 369-5469.
MONDAY, JULY 10 FRIDAY, JULY 28
Telluride Merchant and Early Bird Ski Pass Sale Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Telluride Ski & Golf Pass Office. For more info call 728-7517 or visit www.tellurideskiresort.com.
TUESDAY, JULY 11
Pinhead Town Talk Dr. Brian Fisher, California Academy of Sciences associate curator and chair of entomology, presents a talk titled Antsy in Madagascar: Big Ideas from a Bushwhacking Biologist at Telluride Conference Center, 6-7:15 p.m., free.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
EcoSpaces Plaster Workshop A free workshop by Dave Gordon , 3:30 p.m. in Mountain Village. Contact Joanna at EcoSpaces, 729-2029.
FRIDAY, JULY 14
Green Building Social Gathering and Open House Socialize with like-minded people to see the latest in sustainable green building technologies. EcoSpaces Show Room, Needle Rock #2, S. Fir Street (across from Stronghouse Studio), 5-9 p.m. Call Joanna Kanow at 729-2029 or email Joanna.Kanow@gmail.com for more info.
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. Call 728-3344 or visit www.telluridemuseum.org for more info.
St. Sophia Nature Center Activities KidSounds St Sophia with Susan Ensor, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 10-10:30 a.m., active music making for children in the magnificent surroundings of the nature center for ages 3-6. Parents and caregivers are welcome to attend. Meet at St Sophia Nature Center; Leave No Trace Wilderness Ethics with staff person Peter Rowland, July 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, all day. He will explain to guests (all ages) the LNT principles for hikers and campers on how to protect and preserve Telluride's fragile high alpine environment. Children's LNT activities and crafts available. All day, meet at St Sophia Nature Center; Birding with Ramona Sat., July 8, 9-11 a.m., moderate hikes to locate and identify resident or migrating feathered friends. Binoculars and field books should be brought along with hiking boots and appropriate weather gear. For adults and young adults. Meet at St Sophia Nature Center; Herb Walker Tours led by John Sir Jesse, Wed., July 12, 26, 9 a.m.-noon. Hiking boots, water, sunscreen and appropriate weather gear are recommended. Adults and young adults. Meet at St Sophia Nature Center; Meet the Natives Wildlife Presentation with Ruby the mountain lion and Lissa Margetts, Tues., July 18, noon-1 p.m. All ages. Meet at St Sophia Nature Center; Prospect Basin Fen Hikes with Deanna Belck and Patrick Drew, July 29. Learn about these valuable ecosystems and what the ski area does to protect them within the basin and throughout the San Juan Mountains. Confirm time with Nature Center. Meet at San Sophia Nature Center; Ongoing: Daily Children's Nature Activities Children environmental education activities at the center and outdoors, classes with provided nature crafts. For children of all ages, 10 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday. All activities are free and open to the public. The Nature Center at St Sophia is open seven days a week, from 9 a.m.- 4 a.m. 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.
Telluride Farmers Market, every Friday into October, noon-4 p.m. on South Oak St.
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.
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.
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.-8 p.m. As one enters Telluride, it is located in the third block, on the right, 630 W Colorado Ave, 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 Holdem 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.
Used Furniture Sidewalk Sale hosted by Black Bear Trading Co., every Saturday on main street in Norwood (1590 Grand Ave.) 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or until all items are sold. Great selection of gently used furniture at deeply discounted prices; arrive early for best selection. Call 728-8933 for more info.
Get Your Victorian Bloomers! Bulbs for gardens and gift giving, a fundraiser for the Telluride Historical Museum. Brochures and order forms are available at the museum. The deadline for ordering is Aug. 1. All bulbs will be delivered in time for fall planting. Call the museum at 728-3344.
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.
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.
Second Chance Humane Society Offering a spay/neuter financial aid program for pet owners. Call 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 email@example.com to volunteer or for more info.
Tellurideticket.com Tickets available to local festivals, events, performances, and other recreational activities online via www.tellurideticket.com, fax orders to 728-6475, 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.-8 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telluride Women's Network E-mail email@example.com 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.
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 Summer Camps For ages 7-10, July 10-13 and ages 11-14, July 17-20: A variety of different dance forms will be taught from ballet, modern, hip hop, jazz and more. The students will also choreograph their own dance and explore their talents in drama. Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.; For ages 3-6, Aug. 7-11: Children will be encouraged to express themselves through dance, drama, arts and crafts, music and rhythm and tumbling. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more info and registration forms, visit www.TellurideDanceAcademy.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Centers of the San Miguel Summer Courses:
Mastering Microsoft Excel, beginning July 11, six weeks; Philosophy of Nature with Eric Nepsky, MA, July 17-20. For info and registration call UCSM at 369-5255 or email email@example.com. 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.
TUESDAY, JULY 11
Mountain Village Merchants Association Meeting, 8:30 a.m. Call 728-8956 or 708-2141 for location. Councilman Garner representing the Town and MVMD is scheduled to attend.
Marshal Citizen Advisory Board, 5 p.m., Rebekah Hall Conf. Rm.
Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization Board Mtg., WestStar Bank boardroom, 9 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
Utility Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Rebekah Hall Conf. Rm.
HARC Special Meeting, 6 p.m., Rebekah Hall Conf. Rm.
THURSDAY, JULY 13
Mountain Village Design Review Board Mtg., noon, 3rd floor, Fire House, Municipal Bldg.
TUESDAY, JULY 18
Mountain Village Town Council Mtg., 4 p.m., 3rd floor, Fire House, Municipal Bldg.
Telluride Town Council Mtg., 11 a.m., Rebekah Hall Main Rm.
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
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Bear Creek Junior Ranger Program: Hike to Falls For ages 7-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (bring lunch). Meet the Bear Creek Ranger at the Parks and Rec Office in Town Park.
MONDAY, JULY 10 FRIDAY, JULY 14
Youth Volleyball Camp at the High School Gym, grades 3-6 from 9 a.m.-noon, and grades 7-12 from 1-4 p.m. $100 per player. Please register at Parks and Rec office by July 7.
Telluride Torpedoes: 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) Call Mark Kennifick at 728-6365 for info.
Machine Pitch Baseball (Navy Blue) Call Noreen Morton at 369-0960 for info.
Youth Soccer Camp, 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.
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). Sessions: July 17-28 (two weeks); and Aug. 7-18 (two weeks).
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 Through 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), through 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
An Inconvenient Truth (100 min., PG) Fri., Sun., Tues., Thurs., 6 p.m.; Sat., Mon., Wed., 8 p.m.
Click (108 min., PG-13) Fri., Sun., Tues., Thurs., 8 p.m.; Sat., Mon., Wed., 6 p.m.
See "Beat Sheet" for more music
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
The Sunset Concert Series Presents Richie Havens Havens is touring in support of his latest release, Grace of the Sun. Sunset Plaza in Mountain Village, 6 p.m., free.
SATURDAY, JULY 15
2nd Annual Telluride Cajun Festival Featuring Papa Grows Funk, Hot 8 Brass Band and Lil' Brian and the Zydeco Travelers and a diverse menu of New Orleans cuisine by Fat Alley. The Telluride Cajun festival has a new site, the Base of Chair Four near the lower Misty Maiden Trail. Also new to the festival is a VIP section featuring private seating, eating area and crawfish boil. Tickets available at Wizard Entertainment and www.tellurideticket.com, $30. Tickets include entry into the festival grounds and live music. Food and beverage will be sold at the event. VIP tickets available for $60 each and includes the crawfish boil in addition to the private seating area. Doors open at noon with music beginning at 1 p.m. All kids 12 and under are free as long as they are accompanied by an adult. The festival will be held rain or shine. For more info visit: www.telluridecajunfestival.com.
Big Daddy's Sports Bar and Grill Wed.: Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.; Sun.: Karaoke, 8 p.m.; 300 W Colorado Ave, 728-1801.
Dave Andersen Plays a unique set of American Roots Music (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Wed.-Sat., 3:30-6:30 p.m., in the Great Room at The Peaks. Call 209-3617 for more info.
FRIDAY, JULY 7
Telluride Fur Ball Hosted by The Second Chance Humane Society, 6 p.m. at the Telluride Conference Center. The event includes a seminar by Dr. Sophia Yin, DVM, animal behaviorist and author of How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves, live music from New Altitude, a furry fashion show, portraits with you and your dog, treats for pups and peoples, cash bar and a silent auction; $35 per person, dogs welcome. Purchase tickets at Mountain Tails and the Telluride Veterinary Clinic. For more info call Juliet Whitfield, 728-3519.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
A Griffin, A Letter, A Trombone and a Pair of Shoes Acclaimed writer and storyteller Joanne Greenberg, best known for "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden," will make you laugh, weep and clap your hands with elation! Inspired performance, suited to the whole family with a harpsichord interlude. An evening of magic and storytelling with Greenberg, Wilkinson Public Library, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.
THURSDAY, JULY 13
"Whose Story Is It?" Storytelling Workshop with Joanne Greenberg What makes a great story? What choices do we make in fiction? Spark your creative energy and hone your storytelling skills by writing and conversing with one of the best storytellers in the state. A professor of creative writing at the Colorado School of Mines, Greenberg knows how to get even the most unlikely people in touch with their creative spirit. Super for anyone who enjoys story, memoir, narrative poetry, fiction or just a good time. Telluride Historical Museum Weatherford Rm., 6-9 p.m., $40.
FRIDAY, JULY 14 SUNDAY, JULY 16
Nothing Festival Nothing, nothing…and more nothing.
SUNDAY, JULY 9
Christ Presbyterian Church Congregational Meeting For the purpose of electing two elders and four deacons, 11 a.m. after services at Christ Presbyterian Church, 436 W. Columbia. Call Mary Wodehouse at 729-0009 for more info.
St. Patrick's Special Mass to bless the new foundation and church hall, with Most Rev. Arthur Tafoya, DD, Bishop of the Pueblo Diocese, 5 p.m. 728-3387.
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 (meditation and discussion) every other Wednesday at the Telluride Christ Church (downstairs), 7 p.m. All are welcome. 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)
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.
Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run Friday, July 14-Sunday, July 16, linking Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton and 125 runners in one of the premier ultra distance running events. Visit www.hardrock100.com for more information.
Bouldering Competitions Adventure Rock in Mountain Village: July 15, 29, Aug.12, 26; Conference Center Plaza, 4-6 p.m. No entry fee. Prizes, provided by BootDoctors, for first, second and third place. Call Telluride Mountain Guides at 728-6481 for more info.
Adult Men's Softball Games in Town Park Fri., July 7, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sat., July 8, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., July 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mon., July 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Fri., July 14, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sun., July 16, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Adult Women's Softball Games in Town Park Tues., July 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Thurs., July 13, rainout games, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sat., July 15, 10 a.m.-6 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.
A Call for Colorado Hunter/Jumper Competitors The University of Montana Western Foundation and Equestrian Team invite Colorado hunter/jumper competitors to enter its Rocky Mountain region 4th Annual English Horse Show and Equestrian Fair, July 21-23, in Dillon, Mont. For competition info contact Kathy Krebs, show secretary, 406/736-5266, or visit www.umwfoundation.org/horseshow.
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 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. Climbing shoes and chalk provided; all abilities welcome. The staff at Telluride Mountain Guides provide free assistance and supervise climbers. Call 728-6481 for more information.
Telluride Golf Course Greens Fees through 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 St.
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., 7/7 Sun., 7/9: The 2006 Bluegrass Academy Workshops present Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers followed by Rosie Cusack's interview of the band, 7 p.m. & 9 a.m.
Mon., 7/10: The OutLoud Lecture Series presents Trio Solisti, 7 p.m.
Tues., 7/11: The Rep presents The Rocky Horror Show, 7 p.m.
Wed., 7/12: The Pinhead Institute presents "Serendipity in Physical Chemistry: How discoveries are made," 7 p.m.
Thurs., 7/13: Sofie Spilman & Maddie Fansler in Concert at the Sheridan Opera House on 5/30/06, 7 p.m.
Fri., 7/14 Sun., 7/16: The Telluride Historical Museum presents the Miner's Forum from 7/3/06, 7 p.m. & 9 a.m.
THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 16
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: 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 tickets and reservations required for party, $30. Tickets can be purchased through the REP information phone at 728-4539 or online at www.tellurideticket.com. Dinner & Theatre Combo includes two tickets and early bird dinner at the Cosmopolitan with a bottle of wine for $95. Available on all show dates through July 16. Call the Cosmo at 728-1292 for reservations.
Highway 145 Construction This project will build a new climbing lane on Keystone Hill between mile markers 72 and 73. Construction will continue through Nov. 2006, with crews taking a winter break prior to completing the project by the summer of 2007. During construction hours, the speed limit will be reduced to 30 mph through the one-mile, one lane work zone. Motorists should expect approximately 15-minute delays. These delays will last daily, from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon.-Sat. Beginning the week of July 17, crews will close Highway 145 at mile marker 72, Mon.-Thurs. nights, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Crews will open the road to traffic every hour on the hour during these overnight closures. For updated project info, call the project information line at 970/728-5764 or visit the CDOT Traveler Information website at www.cotrip.org.
Black Bear Pass Is Closed to all vehicles on the San Miguel County side. Call 327-4835 with questions.
Imogene Pass Is Open Call 327-4835 with questions.
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.
Mountain Village Parking Rates Reduced from $2/hour to $.50/hour for the summer season. Employees are encouraged to park in the free parking structure.
Mountain Village Parking Smart Cards Available at the Blue Mesa Building, 113 Lost Creek Lane, Mon.-Fri., in $10 and $20 increments up to $500. Associated discounts apply.
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.
TO HAVE YOUR EVENT LISTED…If you would like your event included in our 8-days-a-week calendar, please fax your information to 728-9066 or email to email@example.com no later than 5 p.m. the Monday before publication. You may also send your information to P.O. Box 2042, Telluride, CO, 81435. The 8-days-a-week calendar is published in our Friday edition. No phone calls, please.