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Powerhouse offers free admission to evacuees

The Powerhouse Science Center will offer free admission to families who have been displaced by the 416 Fire for as long as evacuations continue. To be admitted free, families must present proof of...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Brewing Co. raising funds for firefighters

An eight-day fundraiser for the Wildland Firefighters Foundation will be held starting Friday at Durango Brewing Co., 3000 Main Ave. Durango Brewing will donate $1 of every pint of beer sold in its...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec Strong Day to be held in Farmington

Aztec Strong Day, a community event to provide support for Aztec students, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at SunRay Park and Casino, 39 Road 5568, in Farmington. The event will feature scholarship...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Arts Center to offer paint party

A “Picasso and Vino” paint party will be offered from 7 to 9 p.m. June 30 at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Participants will paint, sip wine and spend time with friends, co-workers and...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Plein air artists sought for exhibit

Durango Arts Center is seeking Four Corners plein air artists to submit work for an exhibit, to be held Aug. 3 through Sept. 1. Artists must be residents of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona or Utah to...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Writers workshop set for July 16

A writers workshop with Jonathan Thompson, an environmental journalist and author of River of Lost Souls: The Science, Politics and Greed Behind the Gold King Mine Disaster, and Kirsten Johanna...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Free bowl-making workshops offered through July

Durango Arts Center and Colorado Clay are seeking ceramic bowl-makers in the community who want to create two bowls, one to donate and one to keep, for free. One bowl per participant will be...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

STEM camp to be held in Durango

Camp Invention, a nationally-recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp, will be held June 18-22 at Riverview Elementary School, 2900 Mesa Ave. The program is for kindergarten through sixth-grade...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Elks Lodge announces scholarship recipients

Seven local high school students received lodge-funded scholarships from the Durango Elks Lodge Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. These students received $1,000 scholarships: Robert Corbin...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Columbine Christian recognizes students

Columbine Christian School recognized students for outstanding display characteristics, including: Responsibility: Aspen Phelps, Zotique Hanson, Jasmine DeBoer, Savannah Turner, Ashley Powers and...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Social work license course registration opens

The University of Denver’s Four Corners program has opened registration for a social work license preparation course. The class will prepare social workers for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Habitat for Humanity seeking volunteers

Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County is recruiting volunteers to provide general support, and its board is seeking local residents with expertise in real estate, retail, legal affairs and...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community