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ART

Announcements:

Ah Haa Is Turning 16! Join the Ah Haa School for a new celebration, el Dia de Los Muertos or the Day of the Dead, this Thursday, Nov. 2, from 4-7 p.m. at the Ah Haa School Silver Bell Building. This festive event will be fun for all ages and will include an exhibition of young people's art and presentation of the Youth Art Awards; free workshops and a mural painting in the theme of el Dia de los Muertos; traditional Mexican dishes and birthday cake; and the construction of a community altar. If you are interested in contributing to the community altar please bring photos or el Dia de los Muertos art by the Ah Haa School Silver Bell Gallery during the day on Nov. 2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 728-3886 with any questions.

Call for Entries: The Ah Haa School is calling local and regional artists to create 12" x 12" fine art pieces that will be for sale for $12-$1,200 prior to the holidays. The exhibition opening, titled "12 x 12," will coincide with Noel Night on Dec. 6. Deadline for art submissions is Monday, Nov. 22 if you are interested in participating. Contact the Ah Haa School with any questions at 728-3886.

Empowerment Through Art and Conversation – No art experience necessary; men and women welcome. Six weekly sessions, 7-9 p.m. For more info call Marvene at 728-0880 or Julie at 901-9752.

TCAH Small Grants Available – Free money for local working artists. Up to $1,000 for art projects; $500 for arts education; and a free individual studio at the Stronghouse Studios. Applications due Nov. 6. Visit www.telluridearts.org for more information.

[¡Becas! ¡Atención artistas! TCAH ofrece becas de $1,000 para proyectos artisticos, $500 para la educación artistica, y una beca para un espacio en los Estudios Stronghouse. Haga clic en www.telluridearts.org & Grants para más información.]

TAG Holiday Bazaar – The annual Telluride Artisan's Guild/TCAH Holiday arts and crafts show is Dec. 8-10, 2006. Table fees are $75 or $125; plus 15 percent commission. Applications due Nov. 10. Visit www.telluridearts.org for more information.

The Stronghouse Studios presents a group art exhibit of Stronghouse artists, through Nov. 30. Artist studio space is available for $100 to $300 a month, or group studio space for $75 a month. Darkroom rental with medium format set up is $100 a month. All artists can exhibit in the Stronghouse Gallery. High school scholarships available. Contact Brittany Miller, 728-8959, or stop by at 283 S. Fir.

Computers Wanted – Artist Duncan Mackenzie seeks used and working computers for a project. Will pick up, transfer data and erase hard drives. Call 708-9591.

At Various Venues:

Lucas Gallery – Encaustic landscapes bearing homage to film by Peter Roux; Silk and copper assemblages by Carrie Seid; as well as new works by Gwyneth Scally, Tjasa Owens, Marshall Noice and local Julie McNair. Voted Best Gallery in Town 2006. 151 S. Pine, Hours: daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m., www.LucasGallery.net, 728-1345.

Elinoff Gallery – The public is invited every Thursday for An Evening of Art & Hors d' Oeuvres, 4-8 p.m., to view new collections of Impressionist works. This coming winter, Elinoff introduces its new Elinoff & Co. women's and men's accessories store on the second floor of the gallery, carrying haute couture accessories by Hermes, Burberry, Prada, Catherine Buamann and more; 204 W. Colorado Ave., 728-5566.

Telluride Gallery of Fine Art – Closed Oct. 28 through Nov. 12, www.telluridegallery.com, 728-3300.

Telluride Mountain Gallery – Closed until Thanksgiving, www.telluridegallery.com, 728-9884.

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 – Fine ceramics by Goedele Vanhille and John Fahnestock, behind 1035 West Grand Ave., Norwood. Call 327-0369.

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.

Gallerie Framing and Local Walls – Wilson Mesa artist Waltraud Lawaczeck, oil paintings. The show runs through Nov. 10. Open noon-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; 217 W. Colorado Ave., 369-4775.

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

At the Ah Haa School for the Arts

Call 728-3886 for information and class registration.

Painting Up a Storm for 1st-3rd Grades: Oct. 31

Thunder Theater for 1st-3rd Grades: Nov. 4

Advanced Photoshop: Nov. 7

Handbuilding with Clay for 3rd-5th Grades: Nov. 9

Scrapbooking: Nov. 17

BODY

Announcements:

Weekly Ah Haa Acupuncture and Massage Clinic – Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. The clinic offers affordable acupuncture and massage to the community, provided by Petra Buchanan L,Ac and Joshua Geeter L,Ac. The clinic is located at 135 S. Spruce St. Come early to reserve your space; a sign up sheet helps cut down on waiting time. For more info contact Petra at 708-9677 or petra@petrabuchanan.com.

The Pilates Workshop

250 S. Fir St., 728-3005, www.telluridepilatesworkshop.com

Trio Reformer Classes: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, 6 p.m.

Pre-Ski Trio Class Special: 5 Trio Classes, $150; 10 Trio Classes, $250; 20 Trio Classes, $460

Private and semi-private lessons by appointment, Mon.-Sat.

Telluride Yoga Center

At Deva Yoga Studio upstairs in Nugget Bldg., corner of W. Colorado and N. Fir.

Schedule through Dec. 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.

Tues.: Vinyasa 9-10:30 a.m.; Basics 11 a.m. -12:15 p.m.; Vinyasa 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Power Yoga 5:15-6:45 p.m. (guys 50 percent off)

Wed.: Mysore 9-10:45 a.m.; Kirtan 11 a.m.-noon; Vinyasa 12:30 -1:30 p.m.; Kids Yoga 3:30-4:30 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.; Mysore 9-10:45 a.m.; Restorative 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Vinyasa 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Advanced Viniyoga 5:15-6:45 p.m.; Temple Dance 7-8 p.m.

Fri.: Primary Series (Level 3 only) 9-10:45 a.m.; Yoga Sutras (pre-register) 11 a.m.-noon; Vinyasa 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Belly Dance 2-3:30 p.m.; Synergy (hot) 4-5:30 p.m.

Sat.: Vinyasa 9:30-11 a.m.

Sun.: Vinyasa noon-1:30 p.m.; Synergy (hot) 6-7:30 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

Club Pilates

Old School House in Ridgway, 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 chris@clubpilates.com.

Telluride Pilates Center

307 E. Colorado Ave., 728-5003, www.telluridepilatescenter.com

Mon.: Level 2 Reformer Class, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Annette; Level 1 Reformer Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Annette; Telluride Teachers Mat Class, 5-6 p.m., Becca; Level 1 Mat Class, 6-7 p.m., Becca

Tues.: Level 2 Reformer Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Annette; Level 2 Mat Class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Annette; Open Studio, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Annette; Level 2 Reformer Class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Annette

Wed.: Level 2 Reformer Class, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Annette; Level 1 Reformer Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Telluride Teachers Mat Class, 5-6 p.m., Becca; Level 2 Mat Class, 6-7 p.m., Becca

Thurs.: Level 1 Mat Class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Becca; Level 2 Reformer Class, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Annette; Level 2 Mat Class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Becca; Level 1 Reformer, 5:30 p.m.

Fri.: Level 2 Reformer Class, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Level 1 Reformer Class, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Level 1 Reformer Class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Annette; Open Studio, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Annette

Sat.: Level 2 Mat Class, 9-10 a.m., Becca

Sun.: Studio Closed

Private, semi-private and trio classes available. Call for appointment.

Connecting Point School of Massage

970/728-6424, www.telluridemassage.com

All programs and courses are approved and licensed by the Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools, Dept. of Higher Education.

At Various Locations:

Panic and Anxiety Program – This program offered by Panic Relief, Inc., a non-profit educational organization, is geared to help anyone suffering from panic, anxiety and agoraphobia cope with these disorders. Learn to control panic attacks and anticipatory anxiety, and how attitudes and current thoughts affect panic and anxiety. Programs are held in Telluride on Mondays, noon-1 p.m., and Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call Judy Schiffman, director, at 732/940-9658 fore more info.

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.

Belly Dance Classes at the Telluride Yoga Center upstairs in the Nugget Building, Fridays, 2-3:30 pm. 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 istazi@reenchantedearth.com.

Horse Massage – Call Marie Fouche at 327-4846.

COMMUNITY

FRIDAY, OCT. 27

Domestic Violence Victim's Rights Training by the San Miguel Resource Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Wilkinson Public Library. Free. To register or for more info, call 728-5842 ext. 4#.

Telluride PTSO Annual Fall Harvest Festival – Celebrate the autumn season with kid-friendly activities, carnival, game booths, cake walk and a raffle drawing at the Telluride Elementary School gym, 4-7 p.m. Halloween pumpkins will also be available for purchase. All the funds raised go directly to Telluride classrooms and teachers. Call Kathy Jepson at 728-3929 or Tiare Flora at 708-0775 for more info.

SATURDAY, OCT. 28

KOTO Halloween Bash – At the Sheridan Opera House with two DJs: DJ Dylan and DJ Lior of Aspen. Doors open at 8 p.m.; tickets $20 in advance at KOTO or Wizard, $25 at the door. Prizes for best costume: $200 first; $100 second; $50 third.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1

Telluride Child Find Free Developmental Screening – Sponsored by the Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Services and Telluride Schools. For ages birth-third birthday, Telluride Elementary School gym, 447 W. Columbia Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parent/guardian permission required. Developmental screening by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call Melissa at 209-3188. Areas of assessment include: hearing, dental, fine motor development, language skills, vision, and more. Parents with concerns about an older child, 3-5 years, can call 626-2977 to schedule individual screenings.

"Child Find" en Telluride – Este es un Programa de exámenees de desarrollo gratuitos auspiciado por "The Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Services" y "La Escuela de Telluride" esta dirigido a todos los niños de edad preescolar desde los recien nacidos años hasta los tres anos de edad. Los padres que tengan alguna preocupación de sus hijos mayors pueden llamar en cualquier momento para solicitor un examen individual al teléfono 626-2977 de UnBOCS. Día: Miercolos, 1 de Noviembre del 2006; Hora: 9:00 de la mañana a 3:00 del la tarde; Lugar: Teleluride en Gimnasio la Escuela Primaria, 447 W. Columbia Ave. Es necesaria la presencia del padre o apoderado con permiso. Exámenes serán hechos solo con previa cita. Para hacer una cita llamar: a Ursula 728-1754. Las areas a examiner serán: de oído; dental; de vista; habilidad de comunicación, etc.

Uncompahgre Habitat Partnership Program Meeting – Held at the Montrose DOW office (2300 S. Townsend Ave., Montrose), 6:30 p.m. For more info, contact Kelly Crane, DOW rep., 970/240-9575; Craig Grother, chairman 970/327-4261; or Danielle Smith, administrative assistant, 970/260-0147.

THURSDAY, NOV. 2

Art of the Utes: The Materials of Everyday Life – A presentation of the Telluride Unearthed: Utes of the Valley lecture series hosted by the Telluride Historical Museum and Pinhead Institute. Guest speakers include Norman Lopez, Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Council Member, flute player and storyteller, and William Wroth, author of Ute Indian Arts & Culture from Prehistory to the New Millennium and former Curator of the Taylor Museum of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Telluride Historical Museum's Weatherford Room, 6-8 p.m. Admission $10, cash bar beginning at 5:30 p.m. Call the museum at 728-3344 for additional info.

SATURDAY, NOV. 4

American Red Cross Standard First Aid, Adult CPR & CPR Recertification conducted by First Lead at the Telluride Elementary School, on Columbia at Townsend, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. CPR recertifying will be done in the morning session. Cost is $45 for CPR certification, or $75 for all-day First Aid and CPR. To enrol, call Peter Muckerman at 729-0081.

Ongoing:

Telluride Unplugged Schedule: Oct. 30-Nov. 3, Phantom Loads – Those Ghoulish Electronics with Lulu Hunt; Nov. 6-10, Transportation with Daniel Murray.

Ophir Cemetery Project – The Town of Ophir is in the process of rediscovering and rehabilitating the Ophir Cemetery and is seeking the public's help with any information regarding the history of the cemetery or anyone of the hundreds of people buried there. If you know any stories about the Ophir Cemetery or of anyone interred there, please contact Rebecca Levy at the Ophir Town Hall, 970/728-4943, email admin@town-ophir.co.gov, or fax 970/728-2880.

St. Sophia Nature Center Activities – Closed for the season. Will re-open in Spring 2007. For more info call Deanna Belch at 728-7339.

Telluride Historical Museum – The museum is closed for off season. Call 728-3344 for more info.

Meeting Rooms at the Library – Visit the Wilkinson 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 info.

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.

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.

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 – Open Mic Night every Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.

Announcements:

Habitat for Humanity Telluride Region is seeking storage space for donated building materials and household items. A conveniently located 10 by 10 foot (or garage-size) weatherproof structure is needed. Please contact HFH at 728-5515 if you can help. All donations are tax deductible.

Citizen's Police Academy – Hosted by the Telluride Marshal's Department, the public is invited to attend this five-week academy with classes to be held one evening a week beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1. This is a community oriented education program designed to provide working knowledge of the criminal justice system in Telluride. Those interested in attending should submit a letter of interest to the Marshal's Dept. A criminal background check is required and the Marshal's Dept. reserves the right to reject an applicant for an adverse criminal arrest/conviction record. For more information, visit the Marshal's Office.

Palm Volunteers – The Michael D. Palm Theatre is looking for volunteers to help with theater operations and performances. They are looking for an administration assistant, a patrol data specialist, a web research assistant, a newsletter assistant, concessionaires, and ushers. For more information and job descriptions, please contact Joanne Evans at 369-5674 or email jevans@telluridepalm.com.

San Juan Public Lands Firewood Permits on Sale – Permits cost $10 each and are divided into two half-cord tags, so the full cord does not have to be gathered at one time. Permits are good until Dec. 31, 2006. Each household may purchase permits to gather up to 10 cords of firewood per year for personal use. Gathering firewood for resale requires a commercial permit. For more info, contact the San Juan Public Lands Center at 970/247-4874.

The Galloping Goose Trail Is Closed from Ophir Loop westerly to the bridge crossing Lake Fork approximately 1.5 miles. The trail will remain closed through the end of October while Public Service Company of Colorado, owner and operator of the Ames Hydroelectric Project, performs work on the waterline that transports water from Trout Lake to the Ames powerhouse. A portion of the line that is currently aboveground will be buried. For questions, please contact Larry Claxton, Land Rights Agent for Public Service Company of Colorado at 303/571-7089 or Kathy Peckham of the US Forest Service at 327-4261.

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. Weather dependent. Call 728-8933 for more info.

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.

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 telluridefoodcoop@yahoo.com 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 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 sstewart@tellurideskiresort.com.

Telluride Women's Network – E-mail donnalp@aol.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.

DANCE

Ongoing:

Latino Dance Lessons – Mondays and Thursdays at St. Patrick's Church, 6-7 p.m. Come in you favorite casual clothes to meet people, make friends and have fun. All levels welcome.

Luigi Jazz Workout and NYC Ballet Workout – Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m.; Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Telluride Dance Academy. For more info call Cindy at 728-1376

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 – For more info, 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 marshawest@earthlink.net.

EDUCATION

Announcements:

Registration Deadline for the ACT college admission exam is Nov. 3. The late registration deadline is Nov. 16, with an additional $19 fee. The next national test date is Dec. 9. Students should contact their high school counselor for registration materials, or visit www.actstudent.org.

Ongoing:

University Centers of the San Miguel – Visit www.ucsanmiguel.edu or call 369-5255 for course schedule.

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 Wednesday nights at the Telluride High School, 6-8 p.m. Questions? Call Sandy at 728-4377 x 138.

ESL Adultos/Clases de Ingles – Martes y Miercoles en la High School de Telluride, 6 a 8 p.m. Preguntas? Favor de llamar a Sandy al 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.

GOVERNMENT

MONDAY, OCT. 30

Colorado Association of School Boards Region 8 Meeting – Montrose, 5-9 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCT. 31

Telluride Town Council Meeting, 11 a.m., Rebekah Hall Main Rm.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1

CCAASE Meeting, noon, Rebekah Hall Main Rm.

Ecology Commission, 4 p.m., Rebekah Hall Conf. Rm.

THURSDAY, NOV. 2

Town of Telluride Utility Meeting, noon, Rebekah Hall Main Rm.

MONDAY, NOV. 6

Open Space Commission, 4 p.m., Rebekah Hall Conf. Rm.

Announcements:

Town of Telluride Website – www.telluride-co.gov.

Town of Mountain Village Website – www.mountain-village.co.us

KIDS

FRIDAY, NOV. 3

Free Youth Fusion Event for ages 13-20 with DJ, snacks, info and AIDS testing at Fly me to the Moon Saloon. Sponsored by the Telluride AIDS Benefit.

FRIDAY, NOV. 3-SATURDAY, NOV. 4

Free Peer Education Training for grades 8-12 offered by the Telluride AIDS Benefit. Registration is required, call 728-0869.

School Lunch Menu:

Fri.: Hot Dogs, French Fries, Fruit, Milk

Mon.: Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans, Milk

Tues.: Eyeball Sub, Slimy Fruit Salad, Milk

Wed.: Pizza, Salad, Milk

Thurs.: It's a surprise

Fri.: It's a surprise

Sports:

Family Open Gym – Friday nights at the Telluride Elementary School Gym, 7-8:15 p.m., Nov. 3, 10, 17. Fun, music and gym games. Bring the entire family. Court shoes are required. Participants ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult or older sibling. Free admission.

Youth Hockey – For boys and girls ages 5-19, the season starts on Monday, Oct. 30 and ends late February/early March. Register at the Parks & Rec office in Town Park. Practices and games take place at the Hanley Rink in Town Park. All teams will travel except the Mini Mites. Each participant must provide his or her own protective equipment.

The Hanley Rink will open for the season on Monday, Oct. 30.

Kenpo Karate for Children – Fall session presented by the Telluride Karate Studio for ages 5-15. Every Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 16, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Telluride Middle School/High School. Call Andrea Pfefer at 708-0807 or pfefer@telluridekarate.com for more info. Space is limited.

Telluride High School Boys Soccer Schedule: Wednesday, Nov. 1 State Quarter Finals; Saturday, Nov. 4 State Semi Finals; Tuesday, Nov. 7 State Finals

Ongoing:

Toddler Program at the Telluride Montessori School – Call 728-3324.

Saturday Night Teen Activities – Youth Link open from 5-9 p.m. for middle school students; Ski and Snowboard Clubhouse open from 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m. for high school students.

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.

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.

MOVIES

At the Nugget Movie Theater, 207 West Colorado Ave.:

Movie Time Phone: 728-3030. Business Office Phone: 728-3058. Website: www.nuggettheatre.com

SUNDAY, OCT. 29

Sunday at the Palm Presents Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987) – Occupied France during WWII is the setting for Louis Malle's masterful remembrance of his time in a Catholic boarding school where several Jewish boys were being hidden from the Nazis. In French with English subtitles. Rated PG. Sponsored by The Telluride Foundation and Colorado Council on the Arts, this show is free and open to all, 4 p.m. at the Michael D. Palm Theatre for the Performing Arts.

MONDAY, NOV. 6

Powderwhore Productions Presents PW06 – A telemark-specific ski movie at the Sheridan Opera House, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets $10, plus raffle. Visit www.powderwhore.com for more info.

MUSIC

See "Beat Sheet" for more music

FRIDAY, OCT. 27

2 Live Crew (now named Fresh Kid Ice and the Me So Horny Dancers), Fly Me to the Moon. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Doors open 9 p.m., show 11 p.m. Free autograph signing and pictures after the show.

TUESDAY, OCT. 31

Big Daddy's Halloween Party – Live DJ, costume contest, 9 p.m.-close.

THURSDAY, NOV. 30

Asleep at the Wheel live at the Sheridan Opera House, 8 p.m., doors 7:30 p.m. Tickets $35, available at the Sheridan Opera House Box Office, Wizard Entertainment, and www.tellurideticket.com.

Announcements:

WinterSing Chorale Rehearsals for the Telluride Choral Society are every Wednesday, 6-7:15 p.m. in the Wilkinson Public Library Program Room. A free musicianship class will be held for participants 5:30-6 p.m. every Wednesday of the eight week rehearsal period. Concerts themed "A Day For Dancing" are Dec. 7, 9 and 10. Call David Brubacher at 728-4034 for more info.

Ongoing:

Live Jazz at Las Montañas every Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The group includes Deb Barr-vocals, Giovanni Rovetto-bass, Michael Scherr-keys, Mike Pale-guitar

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SATURDAY, OCT. 28

Norwood All School Masquerade Ball and Halloween Carnival – The Halloween Carnival will be held 5-7 p.m. for ages toddler-12 years old, sponsored by Primetime Childcare. Enjoy pizza, salad, games, prizes and an ice cream sundae booth. The Masquerade Ball for all students will be 7-10 p.m., sponsored by the fifth grade. All events take place in the All Purpose Rm. in the Norwood Elementary School. Admission is $5 in costume, $8 without a costume. Family admission prices also available. Pay at the door.

SPIRIT

Ongoing:

Shamanism and Alchemy Classes; Reiki, SKHM and Divine Energy Classes, Shamanic Life Coach Sessions. Call Sasala at 970/327-4846 or email istazi@reenchantedearth.com.

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.

Moms In Touch Prayer Meeting – Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, 8:15-9 a.m. at Alpine Ministry Center, second floor above Shirtworks on Colorado Ave. All women invited to join us in prayer for our schools. Questions? Call Heather at 369-4985.

SPORTS

(See KIDS for Kids' Sports)

Hanley Ice Rink Schedule:

Mon., 10/30: Public Skating, 8 a.m.-noon, 1:30-3:15 p.m., free; Adult Stick Handling, noon-1:30 p.m., helmets required, free.

Tues., 10/31: Public Skating, 8 a.m.-noon, 1:30-3 p.m., free; Adult Stick Handling, noon-1:30 p.m., helmets required, free.

Wed., 11/1: Public Skating, 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m., 7-10 p.m., free.

Thurs., 11/2: Public Skating, 8 a.m.-noon, 1:30-3 p.m., free; Adult Stick Handling, noon-1:30 p.m., helmets required, free.

Fri., 11/3: Public Skating, 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m., free; Adult Drop-In Hockey, 8:45-10 p.m., $6, goalies with equipment play for free, or ages 19 and up only, pay at the rink.

Sat., 11/4: Public Skating, 8-10:15 a.m., 1-2:15 p.m., 5:30-10 p.m., free; USA Hockey Officiating Seminar, 8:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m., register at Rebekah Hall, 8:15 a.m.

Sun., 11/5: Public Skating, 8-9:15 a.m., 12:30-1:45 p.m., 5:30-10 p.m., free; Youth Stick Handling, 9:30-10:45 a.m., helmets required, free; Adult Stick Handling 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., helmets required, free.

Skateboard Ramp is Closed due to construction of a new concrete bowl facility.

Announcements:

Adult Traveling Hockey – Register for Men's A, Men's B, or Women's Ice Hockey traveling club teams at the Parks & Rec office in Town Park by Monday, Oct. 23 to receive the early season registration rate. The season starts on Monday, Oct. 30 and ends on Sunday, March 18. Practices and home games take place at the Hanley Rink in Town Park.

Adult Coed Hockey – Register at the Parks & Rec office in Town Park by Friday, Nov. 10 (priority deadline for returning players). New players may not register until Monday, Nov. 13 and the absolute deadline for all players is Friday, Nov. 17. This four-team, no-check, recreational league will have games every other Friday night at the Hanley Rink beginning on Friday, Dec. 1. The season ends on Friday, March 9.

Adult Open Gym Basketball – Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1 and ending on Wednesday, April 4, 7:15-9:30 p.m. at the High School gym. Free admission, court shoes required.

Adult Open Gym Volleyball – Competitive open gym volleyball occurs on Tuesdays, 7:45-9:45 p.m. at the High School gym beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Recreational open gym volleyball occurs on Thursdays, 7:45-9:45 p.m. at the High School gym beginning on Thursday, Nov. 2. Free admission, court shoes required.

Adult Coed Drop-In Ice Hockey – For ages 19 and up only. Drop in sessions will be 8:45-10 p.m. on Nov. 3, 10, 17 and every other Friday starting Dec. 8; $6 per player (pay at the rink). Goalies with equipment are free.

The Hanley Rink will open for the season on Monday, Oct. 30.

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 telluridehorizon@yahoo.com. Shoes and chalk bags are needed for the wall program.

Ongoing:

P.M. Running Club – Meets Wednesdays at noon in front of the San Miguel County Courthouse for a run.

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.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Ongoing:

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Telluride: Al-Anon

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.

TELEVISION

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., 10/27-Sun., 10/29: Show & Tell Reading Series presents Three Tall Women, 7 p.m. & 9 a.m.

Mon., 10/30: Outloud Lecture presents Dr. Donald Warne M.D., M.P.H., 7 p.m.

Tues., 10/31: Telluride Academy presents Circus Holus Bolus '02, 7 p.m.

Wed., 11/1: Vintage Telluride Film Festival Russ Mayer – Censorship in the Film Industry, 7 p.m.

Thurs., 11/2: KOTO-FM presents Lip-Sync Contest 2004, 7 p.m.

Fri., 11/3-Sun., 11/5: Brews-n-Blues 2006 Sampler #3, 7 p.m. & 9 a.m.

THEATER

FRIDAY, NOV. 3 – SUNDAY, NOV. 5

Tom Thumb and Thumbelina presented by the Sheridan Arts Foundation's Young People's Theater. Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.

Announcements:

The Telluride Repertory Theatre Company's ACTions School Tour – Presents Lost and Found, a hilarious story of three clowns on the trail of a missing duck. The themes it explores through humor and interaction are respect for others, tolerance and kindness. Lots of audience participation helps to make Lost and Found a truly memorable experience. Oct. 30: Telluride Mountain School, 8:30 a.m.; Nov. 1: Wilkinson Public Library, 4 p.m.; Nov. 2: Telluride Elementary School, 1:45 p.m. For booking or more info call the Rep at 728-4539.

TRANSPORTATION

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 daily from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The construction zone closes 10 p.m.-5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, opening nightly at 1 a.m. to clear traffic in both directions. For updated project info, call the project information line at 970/728-5764 or visit the CDOT Traveler Information website at www.cotrip.org.

Main Gondola (Telluride to Mountain Village) – Closed for off season. Reopens Nov. 17.

Parking Gondola in Mountain Village – Closed for off season (shuttle buses running). Reopens Nov. 17.

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. Schedules are available at 728-5700

Announcements:

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.

VOLUNTEERS

Ongoing:

Telluride Historical Museum seeks volunteers, call 728-3344 or email museum@telluridecolorado.net for more info.

One to One San Miguel Mentoring Program is looking for volunteers to mentor the youth in the Telluride region. Call Brittany Miller at 728-0885 with any questions.

The San Miguel Resource Center seeks good listeners and compassionate individuals to serve as volunteer crisis line advocates. For info, call 728-5842 x 3#.

Wilkinson Public Library – Local guest storytellers, bilingual storytellers, volunteer dogs (patient ones only) with owners for the "Read to a Dog" program and extra bodies are needed. Call 728-4519 or visit www.telluridelibrary.org for more info.

KOTO – Fundraising events and more; call Janice at 728-8100 to volunteer.

The Nature Conservancy – Always in need of volunteers, call 728-5291 and earn a Greenbuck.

Shabbat Potluck Hosts Needed – For Telluride Jewish Community dinners. Call 728-5453 or 728-5970 or email m.kelle@asap-payroll.com for more info.

Ah Haa School for the Arts – Many volunteer opportunities available, some for work-study credit. See "Art" or call 728-3886.

Need Community Service Hours? Call the San Miguel Regional Housing Authority office at Shandoka at 728-3035 x 5.

WORDS

Ongoing:

Read and Reap – The Wilkinson Public Library's 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.

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 calendar@telluridewatch.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.
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