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Safetytown program registration still open

The Durango Safetytown program is currently accepting registrations for children 5 to 7 years old. The program – which covers safety-related lessons such as traffic, fire, river, electricity and...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Local students present, achieve, graduate, receive funds

Area students recently gave presentations, joined honors societies, were named to dean’s lists, graduated and received scholarships: Lona Nopah of Bayfield, a sociology and human services major,...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

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

Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County announces day camps

Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County will offer summer day camps for first- through fifth graders, with free teen drop-in hours after 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday from June 4 to Aug. 17. Camps...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

‘Create Art & Tea’ to open for Iron Horse

A new tea bar – Create Art & Tea – is scheduled to open on Memorial Day, Monday, at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. The location inside the arts center will be open to provide iced tea...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment - mobile

Vendors sought for arts, crafts festival

Arts, crafts and food vendors are being sought for the July 21 Summer Arts and Crafts Festival in the Three Springs subdivision in east Durango off U.S. Highway 160. Booth spaces include:...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment - mobile

Garage sale to benefit Durango Friends of the Arts

The Durango Friends of the Arts “Accessorize Me” garage sale will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. June 2 northeast of Durango in the Edgemont Ranch subdivision at 81 Culebra Circle. All proceeds go to...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment - mobile

Annual juried exhibit to start June 1

The 42nd annual Juried Exhibit will be on display June 1 through June 30 in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. The national competition is held to broaden...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment - mobile

Bayfield library to hold ‘Art in the Park’

An “Art in the Park” event will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. June 1 at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, in Bayfield. Activities will include take-home art projects, installation art to...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment - mobile

Election information to be presented in Bayfield

The League of Women Voters of La Plata County will hold a presentation about local elections from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 31 at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, in Bayfield. La Plata...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy to offer fracture-prevention talk

A free community presentation, titled “Healthy Bones, Healthy Body: Your Guide to Fracture Prevention,” will be offered at 6 p.m. May 30 at Mercy Sports Medicine, in Bodo Industrial Park at 327...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Mesa Verde Gardeners to hold plant sale

Mesa Verde Gardeners Club will host its annual plant sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot of Front Row Seat, next to City Market, at 602 E. Main St. in Cortez. Plants are...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News