FLC cancels Cow Drop event
The Fort Lewis College Anthropology Club has canceled its Cow Drop event, which was scheduled to be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at FLC.
For more information, email Laurel Baldwin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 382-6923.
Clean, local energy talk set for Monday
The La Plata County Democrats will host a presentation called The CLEAN Coalition at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Himalayan Kitchen, 992 Main Ave.
Britt Bassett, a local renewable-energy advocate, will address the economic benefits of making clean, local energy accessible now and why progressive economic ideas such as this need community support.
Executive Committee business will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation will follow at 6 p.m. Dinner will be available.
For more information or to RSVP, call 551-0060.
Christian school plans fundraisder
Columbine Christian Schools eighth annual fundraiser will focus on cleaning the banks and trail along the Animas River from 32nd Street to Walmart on April 22.
This year, the school will offer a communitywide Natural Art Contest with a Natural Art category and Things You Find category. Winners will be announced at 3 p.m. April 22 at the Durango Discovery Museum.
Art contest registration forms are available at the school at 1775 Florida Road, Durango Joes at Walmart, the Smiley Building, the Durango Arts Center and at www.MariahKaminski.com. Participants should drop off their art from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Discovery Museum.
Donations may be sent directly to the school or use the donate Pay Pal button at www.columbinechris tian.com.
Republican women to hold luncheon
The Southwest Republican Women will hold a luncheon at noon Tuesday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.
The speaker will be David McAlvany, president and CEO of the McAlvany Financial Companies. He has been featured speaker on radio and around the country, analyzing world events and their impact on the global economy and financial markets.
McAlvany also is a member of the investment committee for the Fort Lewis College Foundation.
The cost of the luncheon is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations are necessary.
To RSVP, call 382-8971 or email durangokid@duran go.net before Monday.
Class about chickens will be held Tuesday
A free class about raising chickens will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Lavenia McCoy Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive in Bayfield.
Tina Sebystyne, who has been keeping chickens for 10 years, will cover what is needed to get started, how to brood chicks, the nutritional needs of chickens, coop design, predator protection, egg safety and the $729 egg.
The class is free and advance sign-up is appreciated, but not required. To sign up, call 884-2222, ext. 10.
Animas High to offer sports sale Saturday
Animas High Schools first sports sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club, 2750 Main Ave.
There will be skiing, hockey, camping, hiking, soccer, swimming, and other sports equipment for sale. All of the proceeds will benefit academic programs at AHS.
Sports safety will be promoted, and free helmets will be given away by Gray Matters of Mercy Regional Medical Center. There also will be information about safety on the Animas River and in the backcountry.