Sen. Udall's meeting to be audiobroadcast
Senator Mark Udall's town hall meeting at 1 p.m. today in the Anasazi Room of the La Plata County Courthouse will be audiobroadcast through the La Plata County Web site at http://laplata.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=2. The meeting will be listed under the "Upcoming Events" link.
For more information, call Jan Mayer-Gawlik at 382-6219.
Early Childhood Council to offer first-aid class
The Early Childhood Council of La Plata County will offer a CPR and first-aid class from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 12. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch. The cost of the class is $50.
For more information or to receive a registration form, call Danny Morse at 247-5960, ext. 25, or e-mail dannym@tchs4c. org.
Animas Museum to host living-history program
The Animas Museum will host "Old Fashioned Quilting Bee," a living history program, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 3065 West Second Ave. Participants will witness demonstrations of hand quilting on reproduction 1800's fabric. Step-by-step instruction will include pattern selection; how to cut, make and use a wooden template; piecing; and construction. Children can choose their own fabric squares to make a mini-patchwork quilt to take home.
For more information or to volunteer, call 259-2402, or stop by the museum at the corner of 31st Street and West Second Ave.
Nature Studies seeking volunteer naturalists
Durango Nature Studies announces that its fall volunteer naturalist training for its Children Discovering Nature Program will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12.
Volunteer naturalists will lead science-based nature walks with children about topics such as habitats, water, plants, insects and natural history. Volunteers will receive a manual as part of the training. Nature walks take place at the Durango Nature Center on the Florida River.
Naturalists will be trained to lead groups of eight to 12 elementary school children on weekday mornings in September and October. No previous experience is necessary.
Space is limited. For more information or to register, call 769-1800, e-mail Sally at sal ly@durangonature studies.org or visit www.durangonature studies.org.
Spanish-speaking group to hold lunch meeting
A Spanish-speaking group for all levels will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mutu's Restaurant, 701 East Second Ave.
For more information, call Barbara Harris at 588-2211 or Stuart Shore at 259-9123.
Animas High School still accepting students
Animas High School, a free public charter school, has opened for ninth-grade classes and still is accepting enrollment.
To learn more about the school or to enroll, visit Ani masHighSchool.org, or e-mail head of school Michael Ackerman at Michael@AnimasHigh School.com.
The school's staff of instructors and ongoing events can be viewed at AnimasHighSchool. blogspot.com.
To volunteer or for more information, call Kathy Setka at 375-0066.
Marvel Grange to hold community breakfast
The Marvel Grange will host a free community breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Marvel Grange Hall, 217 County Road 133A. Pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee, biscuits and gravy will be served.
For more information, call 588-3386.