Southwest Life

St. Mark’s to hold ‘Blue Christmas’ service

A “Blue Christmas” service for anyone or experiencing grief or loss will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. The service will be a simple,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Operation Christmas Child breaks collection record

Operation Christmas Child volunteers with the Four Corners team broke their yearly donation record with an overall collection of 5,988 gift-filled shoe boxes for children affected by war, disease,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Mount Allison Grange to offer free breakfast

A free community “Grinch-mas” breakfast will be offered from 8 to 10 a.m. Dec. 9 at Mt. Allison Grange, 2622 County Road 329, in Ignacio. Breakfast will include pancakes, biscuits and gravy,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Council on Aging to hold annual meeting

La Plata County Council on Aging will hold its annual meeting at 10 a.m. Dec. 11 in the Florida Room at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Extension Building, 2500 Main Ave. The meeting is free and...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

LPEA lunch to support Salvation Army

La Plata Electric Association will host its “Stuff the Kettle” green chili lunch to support the Salvation Army from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Durango headquarters, 45 Stewart St. The...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Ignacio to hold arts, crafts bazaar

An arts-and-crafts holiday bazaar for area artists, artisans, crafters and bakers will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Southern Ute Multi-Purpose Facility, 256 Ute Road, in Ignacio....

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Prostate cancer support group to meet

The “Man-to-Man” prostate cancer support group will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. For more information, email

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Animas Museum to hold Christmas bazaar

The Animas Museum will hold its annual Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Joy Cabin, located on the museum’s grounds at 3065 West Second...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Blue Star Mothers will give to deployed military

Durango Blue Star Mothers, an all-volunteer organization that benefits military families and veterans, will fill holiday care packages with donated items, to be delivered to deployed Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | 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. Mike McVaugh, Colorado Department of Transportation Region 5 director, will speak to the club....

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Senior Center to hold craft bazaar

A craft bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at Durango/La Plata County Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. A selection of hand-crafted items and baked goods will be featured. For more...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

St. Columba School to give gifts

St. Columba School will hold its annual gift giving to the elderly event at 10 a.m. Thursday. Students will collect and donate items to the senior residents of Four Corners Health Care Center, 2911...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community