Powerhouse movie night to show 'Horton'
This week's free Powerhouse Museum SciFri movie is Dr. Seuss' "Horton Hears a Who." The film will be shown outdoors at 8 p.m. today at the museum.
Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic meals, but no alcohol is permitted. Because of limited parking, all are encouraged to walk, bike or use public transportation.
At 7:20 p.m., artists will provide free face and body painting for all attendees.
For more information, contact Devin Feeney at email@example.com.
Author Lisa Jones to appear at Maria's
Maria's Bookshop will host a book signing for Lisa Jones, author of Broken: A Love Story, at 7:30 p.m. Monday.
The book was the result of Jones' four-year experience on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming that began as a four-day magazine assignment.
Stanford Addison, who is featured prominently in the book, will join Jones at the signing event.
Broken: A Love Story has been on Maria's local bestseller list all summer and currently is No. 3.
For more information, call 247-1438.
San Juan Symphony to hold fundraiser
The San Juan Symphony will open the 2009-10 "Once Upon a Time" season with a fundraiser at 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Edgemont Highlands Community Lodge.
In keeping with the season's theme of musical stories and fairy tales, the event will include classical and familiar modern film scores featuring soprano Gemma Kavanagh, flutist Ro-chelle Mann and pianist Scott Hagler. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served after the concert.
Admission requires a minimum donation of $75, and donors will be listed in the season's program.
For more information, call Kathy Myrick at 382-9753 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
Durango Choral Society announces auditions
The Durango Choral Society will hold open auditions for new adult singers Tuesday during evening hours. Interested singers must be music readers and have choral experience.
Regular rehearsals will begin Sept. 1 and continue Tuesday evenings throughout the season.
Call Linda Mack at 759-2206 for more information and an audition appointment.