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Friends of the Arts to meet Thursday

Durango Friends of the Arts will hold a general membership meeting Thursday in the Pullman Room at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. The meeting, one of the most important of the year, will discuss...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Animas High School Excellence Committee to meet

The School Excellence Committee will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Animas High School, 271 Twin Buttes Ave. For more information, visit www.animashighschool.com/board-meetings .

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School to enroll until Sept. 30

Enrollment is open through Sept. 30 for the 2018-19 academic year at Animas High School, with openings available for ninth and 10th grade, with a wait list for 11th grade. Prospective students and...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

AARP Tax-Aid seeks volunteers

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is seeking volunteers to help with the upcoming tax season. Tax-Aide offers free in-person preparation and assistance for all people, especially those 50 and...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Dharma Center to host first art exhibition

The Durango Dharma Center is hosting its first art exhibit, “Intention-Stillness-Activity,” starting Sept. 14 in its downstairs gallery space. Five local artists – Carol Meckling, Barbara Klema,...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Merely Players to hold youth theater class auditions

Merely Players will hold auditions for its youth theater class, which will culminate in a production of “Our Town,” from 4-5 p.m. Sept. 17 and 18 at Animas High School, 271 twin Buttes Ave. ...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

WholeExpo to take place Saturday, Sunday in Durango

The 23rd annual WholeExpo – a Four Corners showcase of holistic and ecological products, services and seminars – will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Valley Grange to hold potluck Saturday

A community barbecue potluck will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Animas Valley Grange, 7271 County Road 203. Burgers from James Ranch and lemonade will be served, and the event will feature...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rotary of Durango welcomes new leader

The Rotary Club of Durango will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. The club will welcome new Rotary district governor Chris Peterson, who will present his vision and...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public to discuss College Drive, East Eighth Avenue safety project

The first public meeting about the College Drive and East Eighth Avenue safety project will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Sunlight Room at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Glow Run to be held Friday

The 5K Glow Run and 1K Walk will be held to support the Sexual Assault Services Organization at 7 p.m. Friday at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. The event is organized by the FLC Title IX...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Chili Chase’ fundraiser returning to Durango

San Juan Mountains Association will hold its annual “Chili Chase” fundraiser Sept. 15 at Backcountry Experience, 1205 Camino del Rio. The event features a 10K trail run through Overend Mountain...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News