Briefs

Animas High School to hold picnic

Animas High School families, friends, alumni and supporters are invited to the AHS Back-to-School Picnic, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Rotary Park. There will be live music, lawn games and a pot luck...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Nonprofit to hold annual Community Taste dinner

The Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado will hold its ninth annual Community Taste dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ridgewood Event Center at Blue Lake Ranch, 16919...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Advance Care Planning is focus of workshops in Durango, Bayfield

The Community Health Action Coalition will hold two free workshops about Advance Care Planning, which is the process of expressing and documenting wishes for future health care decisions. The...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Pine River Library offers Saturday matinees

Pine River Library will start a new monthly matinee series at 2 p.m. Sept. 22 with a showing of the classic 1986 film “Top Gun.” The library will be showing films chosen by patrons every fourth...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pine River Library offers watercolor classes

Local artist Susan Brightman will teach watercolor classes every Wednesday in October at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive in Bayfield. From 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., she’ll be teaching a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Wildlife in museum in Durango to close for season

The Division of Wildlife Museum in Durango will close Saturday for the winter. The fish hatchery raceways will remain open year-round for the viewing and feeding of the fish.

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County candidates to attend Monday forum

The La Plata County League of Women Voters, with support from The Durango Herald, will hold two forums with candidates for contested La Plata County offices from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday at the La...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear Smart offers educational hike in bear habitat

Bear Smart Durango will hold an educational hike about bears from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the Perins Peak State Wildlife Area. Participants will learn about how black bears live in the wild, the...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County candidates square off Sept. 25

The Durango Chamber of Commerce will host an Eggs & Issues Candidates Forum Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 25. The event is $20 for chamber members and $25 for nonmembers. People can register...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Speakers, vendors can register for low-vision expo

The Southwest Center for Independence in Durango will hold the Assistive Technology/Low Vision Expo on Oct. 16 at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. People who want to register as a...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College ‘Fiesta on the Mesa’ to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The 14th annual Fiesta on the Mesa will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Student Union Outdoor Plaza at Fort Lewis College. The public is invited to join the college community to celebrate...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Basin Roundtable seeks voting members

The Southwest Basin Roundtable seeks people interested in serving as voting members, as well as a non-voting liaison to advance the group’s educational and outreach goals. There are currently two...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News