Signing ceremony to be held in Dolores
The U.S. Forest Service and the Dolores School District will hold a signing ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the site of the former Dolores Ranger District Office, 100 N. Sixth St., to formally convey the federal property to the school district.
For more information, call Bill Dunkelberger at 385-1351.
MS support group to meet at rec center
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, sponsored by the Southwest Colorado Multiple Sclerosis Society, will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.
For more information, call 749-5744.
True West publisher to visit Durango
Publisher of True West magazine and author Bob Boze Bell will participate in a program beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in front of the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave.
The event will include a gunfight in front of the Diamond Belle Saloon.
After the fight around 7:15 p.m., Bell will present an award to the city of Durango for being named a Top 10 True Western Town by True West. In attendance will be a member of Durango City Council; Ron Le Blanc, city manager; John Cohen, executive director at the Durango Area Tourism Office; Dene Kay Thomas, president of Fort Lewis College; Duane Smith, history professor and author; and a local historical group.
A book signing will be held after the award presentation around 7:30 p.m. at the Diamond Circle Gift Shop, 651 Main Ave.
Bell also will attend the Bar D Chuckwagon on Thursday. Bell is a guest of Jon and Marsha Schuetz, owners of the Diamond Circle Gift Shop and Rio Grande Trading Co.
Gardeners will meet at Cloudberries
Durango High Country Gardeners will meet at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at Cloudberries, 1019 Main Ave.
The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. The program, Horticulture Plus, will be held afterward by Ric Plese, owner of Cliffrose Nursery in Cortez. Plese holds a degree in horticulture.
The program will be an informal discussion about all gardening problems and questions. Plese attended the Denver Botanical Gardens for a seminar, and he will discuss his trip.
Refreshments will be served, and guests are welcome.
For more information, call Cheryl Hobby at 799-8750 or 259-1957.
Daybreak Rotary to meet Wednesday
Daybreak Rotary of Durango will meet from 6:45 to 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.
Lon Erwin, executive director of the Community Foundation of Southwest Colorado, will be the featured speaker. Guests are welcome.
For more information, call Joe Williams at 247-5031 or email J_Williams@hy dropuretechnology.biz.
Wildflower walk to be held in Durango
A leader of the San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society will host a free Town Wildflower Walk from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through August in or around Durango.
The next walk will take place between the first and second trailheads on the Colorado Trail. Participants should meet at the first trailhead for the Colorado Trail, on County Road 204 at the end of the pavement.
For more information, email John Bregar at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 385-1814.
Western Heritage Days to be held in Pagosa
The first Western Heritage Days will be held from noon to dusk June 24, 10 a.m. to midnight June 25 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 26 at the Fred Harman Museum grounds, at Piedra Road and U.S. Highway 160 behind Wells Fargo Bank in Pagosa Springs.
There will a petting zoo, trail rides, a photographer, music, dancing, food, entertainment, vendors and nonprofits distributing information.
People who want volunteer or musicians and entertainers who want to perform should call 731-8877 or email email@example.com.
Animas Valley Garden plans ranch tour
Animas Valley Garden Club will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the southeastern corner of the Albertsons parking lot, 311 W. College Drive.
The group will then carpool for a tour of the Blue Lake Ranch gardens.
For more information, call 247-7739.