Southwest Life

Presbyterian Church seeking nursery volunteers

First Presbyterian Church is seeking people interested in filling positions at its nursery. Positions being sought include a nursery attendant for 9:30 to 11 a.m. shifts every Sunday and a nursery...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango Public Library gears up for summer reading

Summer reading programs for children, teens and adults will start June 2 and continue through July 28 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Programs include “Libraries Rock” for young...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Methodist Thrift Store to sponsor Philanthropy Days

The First United Methodist Thrift Store will sponsor this year’s Rural Philanthropy Days, which will be held Sept. 12-14 in Cortez. Proceeds from sales at the Methodist Thrift Store go to local...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Cafe au Play to host meet-ups for parents

Durango Cafe au Play has started to host new recurring meet-ups: Grandparents meet-up: 10-11 a.m. Mondays, grandparents can attend with or without grandchildren to meet other grandparents in the...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Ham radio hobbyists to meet June 2

Durango Amateur Radio Club will sponsor an event for those interested in the hobby from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 2 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Displays and interactive...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Allison-Tiffany Cemetery to hold memorial service

A Memorial Day Service will be held at 11 a.m. May 28 at Allison-Tiffany Cemetery, 1035 County Road 329. Services will include music, social visits and a ceremony to honor veterans and loved ones....

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Womenade of La Plata County to hold potluck to help women in financial hardship

Womenade of La Plata County will hold its May potluck and fundraiser from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Secret Garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. The event’s goal is to raise $4,500...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Elks Lodge to give away car to deserving veteran

The Durango Elks Lodge Veterans Committee, Bo Dean’s Towing and Durango Muffler and Brake is giving away a two-door, front-wheel-drive car to a veteran in need. Applications are available at: the...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Arboles community to clean up cemetery

The Carmelitas of St. Peter-St. Rosa Catholic Church will hold a spring cleanup of Rosa Cemetery from 9 a.m. to noon on May 19 in Arboles. The cemetery is located at the south end of County Road...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Celebration of life for Edward Kutzleb to be held May 28

A celebration of life ceremony for Edward L. Kutzleb, a longtime Durango resident and former Durango School District 9-R superintendent who died Jan. 20, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. May 28 in the...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Daybreak Rotary to meet Wednesday

Durango Daybreak Rotary Club will meet from 7 to 8 a.m. Wednesday in the Eolus Room at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. The club recently started a complimentary book library at...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

High Noon Rotary to meet Thursday

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. The Officer of the Year Award will be presented to an outstanding Colorado State patrolman...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community