High Noon rotary to meet Thursday
The Durango High Noon Rotary will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio.
Leo Lloyd of La Plata County Search & Rescue will give an overview of local rescue services.
The meetings are open to the public. The cost for lunch is $15.
Firestone to host barbecue Saturday
Firestone of Durango, 2515 Main Ave., will host a barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Firestone also will have a Firestone promotional trailer with an Indy race car at the La Plata County Fair from Wednesday to Sunday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.
For more information, call 259-2932.
Annual Tour de Farms accepting registrations
The seventh annual Tour de Farms Durango Bike Tour will take place Aug. 24.
The short ride, 5 miles in-town, will begin at 8 a.m., and the long ride, 25 miles through the Animas Valley, will meet at 7:30 a.m. Both rides will meet at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.
The tour will feature presentations from farmers and garden directors, share ways people can support area efforts to strengthen the local food system, and provide inspiration to starting a garden.
The tours will culminate at Ska Brewery with a seasonal lunch made by Zia Taqueria and beverages from Ska Brewery. Commemorative glasses are included.
Riders must be registered, and should bring bike, rain jacket, helmet and water. First aid and support cyclists will be on hand. Registration is $20.
For more information, email Stacey Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org, Darrin Parmenter at email@example.com, call 382-6464 or (303) 870-8108.
To register, visit www.healthylifestylelaplata.org/ or get brochures at the Colorado Master Gardener’s Booth at the Durango Farmer’s Market or the Colorado State University Extension Office of La Plata County located at the fairgrounds.
Archaeological society to meet Thursday
The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College.
Mary Gillam and Lillian Wakeley will present a program called “Are Utah’s Sand Island ‘Mammoths’ Late Pleistocene?” The public is invited.