Herbs for athletes to be discussed
The free class Herbs for Athletes Musculoskeletal Care will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. April 5 at Osadha Herbal Wellness, 165 Spring Road.
People will learn about foods, herbs and essential oils that can help keep them moving.
To RSVP, call 259-2181 or visit www.osadha.com.
Native American talk to be held at FLC
The Fort Lewis College Native American Center Speaker Series will present Dr. Llyod Elm and his lecture called The Changing Roles of Native Women Thursday in the Student Union Vallecito Room.
A reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. with the lecture at 5 p.m. Elm, a member of the Onondaga Nation, earned his masters degree and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. He is a two-time winner of the National Education Associations Leo Reano Memorial Award for Human and Civil Rights.
For more information, call 247-7222.
Purgatory to host end-of-season party
Purgatory and Ska Brewing Co. will host a party March 31 on Purgatory Beach.
The party will have events and activities for all ages including a SKAvenger Hunt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. participants must be 21 years to play. Prizes will be given at 2:30 p.m. The Ten Pin Porter Snow Bowling Tournament will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. An Easter Egg Hunt will take place at noon. Ralph Dinosaur will perform from 2 to 5 p.m. A pig roast and snow bar featuring Ska beer specials will be open from 3 to 5 p.m. on Purgatory Beach with proceeds benefiting the Durango Winter Sports Foundation.
For more information, visit www.durangomountainresort.com/beachparty.
Slideshow presentation on bears to be shown
Wildlife biologist Lori Homstol, of Whistler, B.C., Canada, will give a free slideshow presentation called Bear and People Management in Urban Landscapes at 6:30 p.m. April 2 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.
Homstol has been working with grizzly, black, Andean and Asian bears since 1995 in Canada, Montana, Ecuador and Japan. Her specialty is human-bear conflicts and she has participated in research and management projects to modify conflict bear behavior, public education and attractant management.
For more information, visit wwwdontfeedme.blogspot.com.