Retreat Ceremony, 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado, 2830 Riverside Parkway, Grand Valley Combined Honor Guard will formally lower and retire the American flag for the evening; flag retirement and burning ceremony, 6:15 p.m., to properly dispose of unserviceable American flags, 263-8986,
Veterans Coffee, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Sundays and 8–10 a.m. Thursdays, Warrior Resource Center, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose, 765-2210.
Memorial Day barbecue, 12:30 p.m. Monday, Solstice Senior Living at Mesa View, 601 Horizon Place, honoring veterans, 241-0772.
Memorial Day Ceremony, 10–11 a.m., Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado, 2830 Riverside Parkway, remarks by local government officials, participation by local students and placing of wreaths by representatives of veterans organizations, new memorials dedicated, memorial service conducted by Grand Valley Combined Honor Guard, take seating, 263-8986.
American Legion Post 2006 Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m., at Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.
German American Club of Western Colorado, 5 p.m. last Tuesday of each month, Rockslide Brewery, 401 Main St., stammtisch get-together, 242-2657, 209-9241.
Grand Junction Toastmasters open house, 6:45–8 a.m., The Garden Room at The Commons of Hilltop, 625 27½ Road, meet members, observe a meeting and learn about the importance of communication skills for today’s professional, 361-1806, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seminar on Regenerative and Anti-Aging Medicine, 5:30–7 p.m., Central Library, Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., presented by Marchionda Imaginative Medicine Institute, discusses the process of creating living, functional tissues to repair or replace tissue or organ function lost due to age, disease, damage or congenital defects, free, 628-1624, mimicares.com.
Mesa Lodge 58 I.O.O.F., 3 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 3002 Interstate 70 Business Loop, No. 1, 523-4355 or 523-0379.
Fruita Lions Club, 6 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of each month, Judy’s Restaurant, 435 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita, 858-7766.
Alzheimer’s Association Education Series: Effective Communication Strategies, 6–7:30 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease, registration required, training.alz.org, 800-272-3900.
Adult Children of Alcoholism/Dysfunction support group, 10:15–11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Alano Club, 404 Glenwood Ave., 243-1010.
The High Desert Scooter Club, weekly rides 6 p.m. Wednesdays, meet at Motorcycle Accessories, 2060 E. Main St., 250-8670, email@example.com.
Cups Club, 2–3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Artful Cup, 3090 N. 12th St., open to all friends of HopeWest, for those looking to meet new people, learn skills, discover hobbies, transportation options available, 248-8827.
TOPS CO 0082, weigh-in 8:30–9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Grace Point Church, 606 28¾ Road, 260-7117.
Mesa County Child Protection Team, 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Western Slope Center for Children, 2350 G Road, 241-8480.
Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction Golden K, 9–10 a.m. Wednesdays, Redlands Community Center, 2463 Broadway, ages 50-plus, hear about Grand Valley current events from local speakers, 242-1750, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Look Good, Feel Better, 3–5 p.m. Wednesday, Grand Valley Oncology, 2596 Patterson Road, beauty professionals provide tips to help women defy the appearance-related side effect of treatment, register 800-227-2345.
Crystal singing bowls healing meditation, 6:30–8 p.m. Wednesday, 251 Colorado Ave., no charge, donations accepted, 303-803-4615.
Coffee with the Chief, 7–9 a.m., Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta, Conference Room B, join Delta Police Chief Luke Fedler and the “Introduction to the K-9 Program,” meet and greet with K-9 Raico and Officer William Hammon, Drug Awareness presentation with Detective Clint Swope and discussion of current criminal trends seen by Delta PD in the community, Q&A session, coffee and pastries provided.
Dealing With Debt, 9:30–11:30 a.m., Grand Junction City Hall auditorium, 250 N. Fifth St., free senior clinic covering reverse mortgages, credit, dealing with creditors, debt repayment options, bankruptcy including a discussion of exemptions for seniors, collection proof and judgement proof, register 424-5748.
Bookbinding class, 6 p.m., Mesa County Libraries, 443 N. Sixth St., in the Community Room, 970Studio artist-in-residence Devan Penniman will touch on basic ways to hand-bind books in this class for adults, space limited, register mesacountylibraries.org, 243-4442.
Kannah Creek Quiz Night, 7–9 p.m. Thursdays, Kannah Creek Brewing Co., 1960 N. 12th St., four rounds of trivia, 2–6 players, prizes, 243-0702.
Kiwanis Club of Grand Junction, noon Thursdays, Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road, kiwanisgj.org.
Parents of Addicted Loved Ones, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, 3940 27½ Road, for parents with a son or daughter who struggles with alcohol, drugs or food, group provides education and support, 379-5786.
Healing Hands Hour, noon–1 p.m. Thursdays, St. Mary’s Regional Cancer Center, Advanced Medicine Pavilion, 750 Wellington Ave., Entrance 25, Reflection Room, uses energy fields for healing and wellness, 298-2351.
TOPS 0209, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:15–5:30 p.m., Thursdays, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, Room 8, stay until 6:30 for learning and encouragement, 628-5170, www.tops.org.
Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra’s Golf Scramble Tournament, 8 a.m., The Golf Club at Redlands Mesa, silent auction, lunch, proceeds benefit GJSO, register gjso.org.
Redlands Rotary Club, noon Fridays, Two Rivers Convention Center, 216-3879.
River City Singles Club, 5 p.m. Fridays, Hideaway Lounge, Travelodge, 718 Horizon Drive, young at heart singles ages 55 and older welcome, 242-5252.
Spouse Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m., last Friday of each month, Warrior Resource Center, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose, all military spouses, every branch, every era, every experience, food and beverages provided, RSVP 765-2210.
Partners Superstars, Check in 8 a.m., games begin 9 a.m., Colorado Mesa University, team competitions featuring sand volleyball, corn hole, obstacle course, basketball hot shot, tug-o-war, ’80’s hair band and a lip sync competition; barbecue will follow, 245-5555 ext. 10 or ext. 17, proceeds benefit Mesa County Partners, mesapartners.org.
Grand Junction Kiwanis Pancake Day and Fun Fest, 8 a.m.–noon, Two Rivers Convention Center, pancake breakfast, live music, activity booth, silent auction, games, bump ‘n’ jump, pancake decorating station, $6 donation, kiwanis-gj.org.
Fruita Lions Club pancake breakfast, 7–10 a.m., IOOF Hall on the Circle in Fruita, during the Mike the Headless Chicken festival.
Grand Junction Outing Club, hike Otto’s Bathtub from the top, meet 8 a.m., Redlands Safeway, 243-7645, 812-6759.
Saturday Chicken Fried Steak dinner, 6–7 p.m. Saturday, Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 595, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, dinner $8–$10, dance music by singer/pianist Michelle Mackey, for members and guests, 243-6454.
Wheels West Car Club, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth St., for anyone who likes cars of any kind.
Blue Lodge Masons, Palisade Masonic Lodge No. 125, 10 a.m. Saturday, 2400 Consistory Court, in Grand Junction, 245-5312.
Gold Wing Road Riders Association Colorado Chapter B, breakfast and meeting, followed by ride, 8 a.m. first Saturday of each month, Golden Corral, 1100 Independent Ave., 270-1508, 245-1850.
The Good Samaritan Clinic, free medical and mental health care, Saturdays, 402 Grand Ave., call 712-6518 for an appointment.
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