Notices

Week of: 7/26/2017

Notices

announcements and notices...

COLD HARBOUR SUSTAINABILITY CAMP, August 14-18th, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Students 1st - 12th grades. Drop off and pick up at the Gunnison Library. Will be traveling around the valley to learn about sustainability development, as exploring the land at Cold harbour. Contact Mandy at: mcasteel-denney@western.edu. Register at http://www.coldharbourinstitute.org/summer-programs.htm. Cost is $200 for the whole week. Scholarships are available!

THE GUNNISON VALLEY CALENDAR: Keep it Short, Keep it Sweet.... submit your Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How to nicki@gunnisonshopper.com.

REMINDER: If you have items left for Dan to fix at the leather shop, please pick those up ASAP. To do so, go to Pat's Screen Printing, 244 N. Main, with your red tag from Dan and a good description of your item/s.

GOT PRESCHOOL?- Colorado Preschool Scholarships are still available and can be used at Lake Preschool, Tenderfoot, Little Red, or Stepping Stones. Contact Jennifer Kennedy or Annie Romero for more information. 970-641-7770 or: jkennedy@gunnisonschools.net

A RANGER'S LIFE AT THE GUNNISON LIBRARY - From Yellowstone to Everglades, Zion to Klondike Gold Rush, National Park Service Ranger Sandy Snell-Dobert has had an eclectic career! Join her to see these places through the eyes of a ranger. From visitor questions to rangers treed by elk, join Sandy for tales of life in the National Parks. Wednesday 7/19 A Ranger's Life, 7:00 p.m. Visit: gunnisoncountylibraries.org for more information.

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MEDITATION CLASS! Explore the ancient science of mantra meditation with world renowned authority on meditation and yoga, Balakhilya das. This class is FREE OF CHARGE and open to everyone. No experience necessary. Thursday July 20th -7:00 till 8:30 p.m. - Crested Butte Town Hall Fitness room (507 Maroon Ave) For more info contact Rob Wallace: 801-913-0880 -- soulspark108@gmail.com

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M.A.P.I. MINISTERIO APOSTOLICO PROFETICO INTERNACIONAL: Iglesia Cristiana EMANUEL. Anuncia que se traslado de sede. Informes en los telefonos: 970-258-2046, 970-234-3041, 970-964-8545, 970-964-8519. ¡Los Esperamos!

DID YOU KNOW you can buy a grocery-sized bag of books at Six Points Thrift Store for just $5.00? Stock up on some summer reading and support a great cause! 1160 N. Main St. 970-641-3081.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2ND - BOOMERS' BOOK CLUB at 1:00 will discuss "Nineteen Minutes" by Jodi Picoult, meeting at the Senior Center. Coming books are: Sept. 6th - "Grandma Gatewood's Walk" by Ben Montgomery and Oct. 4th - "The Tomboy Bride" by Harriet Fish Backus.

DID YOU KNOW Gunnison Valley Health has a variety of visiting specialists that provide a broad range of healthcare services? Visit: gunnisonvalleyhealth.org/visitingspecialists for more information or to view a calendar.

JULY 30th RECEPTION FOR THE MOORHOUSES! Community Church invites you for free cookies and drinks following the 9:30 a.m. service, Sunday, 7/30/17 in front of the church, 107 N. Iowa. Wish former pastor Steve Moorhouse and wife Linda well upon their move to Nebraska! 641-0925.

HABLE CON UN ABOGADO GRATIS: Clínica de consulta legal gratis el primer jueves de cada mes en edificio de Servicios Familiares, 225 N. Pine St., Gunnison a las 5:30 de la tarde. Llame a Ellen para obtener más información 970-641-7999.

COME ENJOY A FOUR-COURSE MEAL HOSTED BY the Gunnison Farmers Market and the Gunnison Arts Center on Thursday August 10. Local chefs, music, silent auction and pottery sale and demos. Tickets available at the Saturday and Wednesday markets at IOOF park, at the GAC and: www.gunnisonartscenter.org

SPRING RUN-OFF: With the snowpack Gunnison County is experiencing this year comes the potential for flooding during spring run-off. Prepare early don't wait until the last minute. For additional information contact: Eric Jansen, City of Gunnison Floodplain Manager at 641-8151 ejansen@gunnisonco.gov; or Neal Starkebaum, Gunnison County Floodplain Manager at 641-7930, nstarkebaum@gunnisoncounty.org ; or Gunnison County Emergency Management at 970-641-2481, smorrill@gunnisoncounty.org or blucero@gunnisoncounty.org

ANYONE WHO WHO HAS VHS TAPES still. Please donate them to the Gunnison Nursing Home. Please drop off at Wet Grocer Liquor.

SIX POINTS HOURS are Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sundays. DROP OFF HOURS Mon., Wed., Fri., 9 a.m - 5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. We are located North of Walmart behind Time Warner Cable.

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GUNNISON MOPS INVITES ALL EXPECTANT MOTHERS and those with children up through kindergarten age to come join us to embrace the journey of motherhood. We are working to build circles of women who love each other life family, because raising humans is beautiful and hard, and having each other to lean on is life-giving. Find us on facebook at GunnisonMOPS.

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TALK TO A LAWYER FOR FREE: Thursday Night Bar (legal advice clinic), first Thursday of each month at the Family Services Building, 225 N. Pine St., Gunnison, 5:30 p.m. Call Ellen for more information 970-641-7999

CALL FOR PLAYWRIGHTS: 8X10 PLAY FESTIVAL - The Gunnison Country, takes a special kind of person to settle and inhabit, from the Ute Indians. The Gunnison Arts Center's 3rd Annual 8x10 Play Festival is accepting 10 minute plays based on a past or present Character of the Gunnison Country. Cash prizes for the top three playwrights will be chosen during the Festival running Sept. 14 - 16. Submissions due August 4th. Visit the GAC website for full submission rules.

MISSOULA CHILDREN'S THEATRE CAMP for Ages 6-18 August 7 - 12. Missoula Children's Theatre returns and needs a cast. Auditions take place on Monday cast for 45 students and rehearsed throug the week ending in three performances for the community. For Jack, it is the beginning of a great adventure! Camp tuition: $75/student, $10/sibling discount. Pre-registration required and guarantees a role.

THE WORLD PEACE GAME, August 7,9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ,August 8-10th, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Open to students grades 4-8th. FREE. For more information and to register at: http://www.coldharbourinstitute.org/summer-programs.html. Any questions you can contact Mandy at: mcasteel-denney@western.edu.

GET YOUR BOOKS! This is the last week for the BOOK BUS, ends July 28! THANKS for another great Summer of reading!

MISSOULA CHILDREN'S THEATRE CAMP, Ages 6-18. August 7 - 12. Missoula Children's Theatre returns and needs a cast. Auditions take place on Monday for a cast of 45 students to rehearse through the week ending in three performances for the community. For Jack, it is the beginning of a great adventure! Camp tuition: $75/student, $10/sibling discount. Pre-registration required and guarantees a role.

¿NECESITA AYUDA ALIMENTARIA? La Despensa de Alimentos (Gunnison Country Food Pantry) está abierta lunes de 1 a 4 y miércoles de 1 a 7 de la tarde. Para personas mayores de 65 años: jueves 10 de la mañana a 2 de la tarde. Visítenos en 321-C N. Main Street en la esquina suroeste de Main y Ohio. Más información en GunnisonCountryFoodPantry.org.

COLORING AND CONVERSATION at the Gunnison Library. Coloring isn't just for kids! Reduce stress and anxiety and experience the calming benefits of adult coloring at the Gunnison Library. Join your neighbors and meet new friends at the Gunnison Library's monthly program, Coloring and Conversation on Thursday, July 27 at 6:00 p.m. We'll provide everything you need for a relaxing and creative evening.

REMINDER: Please do not let your motor vehicle, trailer or motorcycle registrations expire! Late fees are mandated by the Colorado Department of Revenue on all expired registrations. The Gunnison Motor Vehicle Department is open 8:00 am 4:30 pm Monday - Friday to serve the citizens of Gunnison County. The office is located at 221 N Wisconsin Street in the Blackstock Government Center. You may also telephone us at 970-641-1602 (option 1). Registration renewals may also be completed by visiting www.colorado.gov.

¿EMBARAZADA? ¿Necesitas ayuda? Pruebas de embarazo gratuitas y consulta. Referencias y asistencia. ¡Estamos aquí para ayudar! Lighthouse 970-596-1706

STRESSED OUT AND TIRED OF IT? Join a study examining the effects of yoga and meditation on your stress levels. Contact Amber at 303-507-9437 or amber.baumann@westernalum.org

HELP PUT FOOD WITHIN REACH. Donate to Gunnison Country Food Pantry (GCFP), PO Box 7077, Gunnison, CO 81230 or online at GunnisonCountryFoodPantry.org. Bring food donations to 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. The Pantry is an All-Volunteer Organization.

ESCORRENTÍA DE PRIMAVERA - Si usted es dueño de una propiedad en un área propensa a las inundaciones, considere lo siguiente: ¿Está su seguro contra inundaciones propiedad al día y en vigencia? ¿Qué cubre su seguro contra inundaciones? Hay un periodo de 30 días desde la compra de pólizas de seguro y su entrada en vigencia. Para obtener más información sobre seguros contra inundaciones llame a su agente de seguros. También puede llamar a Thuy Patton, Coordinador Estatal del Programa Nacional de Seguros contra Inundaciones: 303-866-4803, thuy.patton@state.co.us o visite https://www.fema.gov/es/inundaciones

FLOOD INSURANCE: In the event of a flood, are you and your family adequately prepared? There is a 30-day waiting period for new flood insurance policies to take effect once they are purchased. Floodplain residents should consider buying flood insurance if you think your home is potentially vulnerable. For more information, contact your insurance agent or visit https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/.

¿HA PREPARADO SU PROPIEDAD contra inundaciones (terraplenes, sacos de arena, etc.)? ¿Puede poner sus cosas en sitios más altos en su propiedad u hogar en caso de inundaciones? ¿Usted y su familia saben dónde irán y lo que llevarán en caso de evacuación? Prepárese ahora, no espere hasta el último minuto. Visite https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/mediaresources/spanish.jsp Para obtener información adicional póngase en contacto con Emergencias del Condado de Gunnison en 970-641-2481 http://www.gunnisoncounty.org/485/Flood-Preparations o a la Oficina Multicultural 970-641-7999 epedersen@gunnisoncounty.org

SENIORS, NEED FOOD ASSISTANCE? Gunnison Country Food Pantry is open to Seniors 65+ on Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come for coffee, see what the community wants to share with you. Visit the Pantry at 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio. Info at GunnisonCountryFoodPantry.org

RAKU FIRE EVENT, Friday, August 4. Join us on for a fundraising Firing Event. Pick and purchase a piece of pre-made Raku pottery and paint away in the Clay Studio between 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.! These pieces will then be fired that afternoon. Raku pottery is earth derived and the firing process is unique and daring. We invite you to join us in this unique opportunity!

GUNNISON BOXING CLUB meets Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6 AM and Wednesdays at 4 PM for non &/or Competitive Boxing on WSCU Campus in Mear's Hall basement, Club fee is FREE, donations are accepted, call 303-881-7778 for more information.

THE GHS CLASS OF '97 would like to thank the following for their help in making our 20 year reunion a success: Danny and Kerry Lefebvre with Mario's, Scott Frazier with Palisades Restaurant, Mike Lamb with Secret Creek Spirits, Nick and Brenda Spallone, Nikki, and Stefan with Spallone Construction, Wells Fargo, Linda Karl, and Susan and Pat MacIntosh. We appreciate your kindness and support.

TECH TOUR GUNNISON // COMMUNITY HAPPY HOUR Wednesday, August 2, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, ICELab 600 N Adams Street, Gunnison, CO 81231. Colorado Tech Tour is making a happy hour stop in Gunnison! Join CTA for an evening of networking with Gunnison's technology community. From technologists and marketers, to entrepreneurs and owners, everyone is welcome!

RECYCLERS PLEASE TAKE NOTE AND PASS ALONG that the Gunnison County Recycle Center takes primarily CORRUGATED CARDBOARD. Please DO NOT bring waxed cardboard, toilet paper or paper towel tubes or Pringles cans. We thank you for your continued diligence in dropping off quality products. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Gunnison County Public Work Department at 970-641-0044.

THIRD THURSDAY WRITING GROUP - Join a supportive community of writers at the Gunnison Library's monthly 3rd Thursday Writing Group on Thursday, July 20th at 6:30pm. Bring in your short story, poem or other written work and receive constructive peer critiques. Writing prompts and exercises are also offered to help get the creative juices flowing. All abilities or interest levels are welcome. For more information call 970-641-3485 or visit the library's events calendar, www.gunnisoncountylibraries.org.

FREE PHOTOS are included with YOUR FREE SHOPPER AD on our website gunnisonshopper.com JUST UPLOAD YOUR PHOTOS WHEN YOU SUBMIT YOUR AD ONLINE!

KIDS SUMMER CLAY CAMPS August 1 - 4. Ages 5-10: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Ages 11-16: 2:00 4:00 p.m. Mud Puppies clay camp for ages 5-10 will offer basic hand-building projects. Mud Makers clay camp for ages 11-16 will offer throwing clay on the wheel making mugs, bowls and more! Instructor: Sunny Wolfe.

ALL HAZARDOUS WASTE CLEAN UP DAY, household hazardous waste Saturday, September 30th. For more information call 970-641-8153 or 970-641-8323

BANNERS & BLOODY MARY'S AND SERIES EVENT Sat. July 29. 10 AM - 1 PM. Adult art events will take place on the outdoor courtyard. Create banners using crafty materials and fabrics. You will leave with a ready-to-hang banner for a festive birthday party, an outdoor BBQ. $40/person includes two drinks, light apps, art supplies. Sign 4 up for the price of 3! Pre-registration is required.

JOIN GRASSROOTS UPWARD every Thursday at 6:30 at 123 W Tomichi between Double Dragon and GL Computers. We are reaching out to all independent voters in the Gunnison Country to learn and help express what is important to everyone.

THIS WEEKEND AT THE OBSERVATORY: Should there be "National Parks" on other planets? On Friday, July 28 NPS Ranger Brant Porter shares some of the places of interplanetary natural and cultural significance that are worthy of this designation. On Saturday, RMBL scientist Savannah Troy will consider the possibilities of "Life in Space". Gates open at 7:45 PM, Programs start at 8:30.

PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY NOW against potential high water this spring. Local governments are responsible for assisting in life threatening situations and in protecting public infrastructure, including facilities, roads, bridges, etc. Protection of private property is the responsibility of the property owner. For more information contact Gunnison County Emergency Management at 970-641-2481 or email smorrill@gunnisoncounty.org or blucero@gunnisoncounty.org

DID YOU KNOW?... If you buy a #6 plastic cup you can bring it to WSCU to "TERRACYCLE" into other useful products? Drop-off locations at: Library Parking Lot, Pinnacles, North Mears, Between Ute and Robidoux Hall Look for the recycling bin with the "TERRACYCLE" logo on it!

COFFEE WITH THE COMMUNITY at the Gunnison Library. Enjoy a free cup of coffee with the Gunnison Valley Observatory. Join Volunteers Rob Brown and local Astronomer Dr. Suzanne Taylor on Thursday August 3rd from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Community members are encouraged to drop by the library to learn more about the great local and astronomical events that are happening in August. Learn how to check out a telescope from the Library, hear about the Solar Eclipse and pick up a pair of NASA approved solar eclipse viewing glasses! Gates to the grounds will open at sunset with formal programs beginning at dusk. For more information, call 970-641-3485 or visit the library's website at: gunnisoncountylibraries.org

PITKIN MELODRAMA,"CURSE YOU, JACK DALTON", Pitkin Town Hall, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, July 27-29, 7:00 p.m.; Sunday, July 30, 4:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Silver Plume & Pitkin Museum. Adults $10, Children 12 & under $5, lap children free.

LOOK TO THE PARTS OF A WORD (the ancient language it came from, or its etymology) to understand it modern meaning: pro (Latin meaning "for" or "forward" and "gressus (Latin for "step"). Thus the English word 'progressive' literally is "forward step." From Grassroots Upward - Colorado Dist. 03 on Facebook.

I HATE HAMLET, A comedy drama by Paul Rudnick. July 27 - 29. Doors 7, curtain 7:30 p.m. A young actor relocates to New York. With his career in limbo, he is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage, but He hates Hamlet. His dilemma deepens when a ghost, arrives intoxicated to his old apartment. The contrast between the two actors leads to a funny duel. GAC Black Box Theatre. Tickets: $15/adults, $12/kids(-12), snrs(60+), members.

DON'T FORGET! Gunnison Valley PTA is collecting Box Tops 4 Education. This is an easy way for anyone to support your local community school/PTA. You can send your Box Tops to your child's classroom or put them in collection containers at the public library or the community center. Thank you for your support!

CALL FOR PLAYWRIGHTS: 8X10 PLAY FESTIVAL "Characters of the Gunnison Country" The Gunnison Country takes a special kind of person to settle and inhabit, from the Ute Indians. The GAC's 3rd Annual 8x10 Play Festival is accepting 10 minute plays based on a past or present Character of the Gunnison Country. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three playwrights who will be chosen during the Festival running Sept. 14 - 16. Submissions due August 4th. Visit the GAC website for full submission rules.

NEED FOOD ASSISTANCE? Gunnison Country Food Pantry is open Mondays 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. Seniors 65+ are served Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Visit the Pantry at 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio. Info at GunnisonCountryFoodPantry.org.

CARDBOARD RECYCLING - Recently the Gunnison County Recycle Center as seen an influx of waxed cardboard and bundled cardboard dropped off at the Center. Please note for your future recycling of cardboard at our Center that WAXED CARDBOARD SHOULD NOT be brought to the Center and DO NOT TIE cardboard in bundles. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Gunnison County Public Work Department at 970-641-0044.

KIDS SUMMER CLAY CAMPS, August 1 - 4. Ages 5-10: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Ages 11-16: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Allow your little ones to explore the world of clay at your local Clay Studio before summer is over! Mud Puppies clay camp for ages 5-10 will offer basic hand-building projects. Mud Makers clay camp for ages 11-16 will offer throwing clay on the wheel making mugs, bowls and more! Instructor: Sunny Wolfe.

SAGUACHE! July 29th is the 6TH ANNUAL HOLLYHOCK FESTIVAL at the Community Center-525 7th Street. Spend the day in our village over the Cochetope with self guided garden tours, Hollyhock Art Show, Master Gardener Plan Clinic, hands-on activities and so much more.Get a world famous root beer float, pie at the 4th Street Diner, or visit the local pottery, antique, or fine art establishments. Help us celebrate the official town flower of Saguache. The Hollyhock! www.Saguachechamber.org

KBUT IS LOCATED AT 88.7 FM IN GUNNISON. Our signal strength has increased from 40 watts to 6500 watts this past year. Tune us in loud and clear.

IN TOWN FOR THE SUMMER? Have some time on your hands? Consider volunteering some of your extra time at Six Points Thrift Store! We are very flexible and can work around your schedule. 1160 N. Main St. in Gunnison. 970-641-3081.

¡GANA MIENTRAS QUE APRENDES! Conviértete en el mejor padre que puede ser al mismo tiempo ganar artículos de maternidad y bebé (¡pañales, ropa, cunas, y mucho más!) ¡Es muy fácil! Llámenos: 970-596-1706 Lighthouse

COTTONWOOD PASS, ON THE GUNNISON COUNTY (west) side, will be CLOSED for the 2017 year for a major realignment and paving project. Please call 970-641-0044 for further questions.