Quilters guild to meet today
The La Plata Quilters Guild will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 495 Florida Road.
The guest speaker will be Cheryl Phillips on Creative Path to Traditional Results. Phillips also will hold a workshop Sept. 27 and 28. Call for more information.
The public is welcome to attend. The guild invites anyone interested in quilting to become a member. Membership allows access to retreats, workshops and programs by nationally known quilters and artists.
For more information, visit www.lpqg.org or call Heather Lungquist at 247-0505.
Fuels reduction begins on Animas Mountain
The Bureau of Land Management will begin mechanical fuels-reduction activities at the top of Animas City Mountain today.
The project will continue through the fall, but will halt when and if the winter wildlife closure is enacted.
Recreationists may encounter crews and temporary closures of specific trails. Closure areas will be staggered. Signs and maps will be posted, and a BLM representative will be at the main trailhead or patrolling trails to answer questions.
Grange to host ice cream social
The Marvel Grange will host an ice cream social at 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of Pat Greer, 8097 County Road 100 in Hesperus.
Participants are asked to bring homemade ice cream, a topping or dessert.
If the weather is inclement, the event will be moved to the Marvel Grange Hall, 217 County Road 133A in Marvel.
IHS booster club to meet Monday
The Ignacio High School Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the high school cafeteria.
The club is a support group for Ignacio secondary school athletic teams, and promotes athletics, encourages parent attendance and assists the school with financial support of athletic programs.
Membership is open to parents and guardians of student athletes, friends, community members, senior citizens, sponsors and business firms.
Henna workshop to be held Tuesday
A free henna workshop will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lavenia McCoy Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive in Bayfield.
The workshop, taught by henna artist Molly Arms, will include the history of henna, demonstrations, how to make the henna and create designs. Participants will receive handouts with the henna recipe and sample designs. They also will receive a cone of henna paste. The program is geared toward adults and teens.
To sign up in advance, call 884-2222.