On the town

On the town

Thursday06

Yoga Flow, 8 a.m., Pine River Library.
 
Beginner Tai Chi, 9:15 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
?Baby Meetup with Durango Café au Play, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 2307 Columbine. durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Baby Meetup, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Columbine House at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 419 San Juan Dr.
 
Toddler Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Office Hour with City Councilor Dick White, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., City Hall, 949 2nd Ave.
 
Luminaries Toastmasters, open to all, noon, La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Community Forum on Suicide Prevention, hosted by La Plata and San Juan counties Suicide Prevention Collaborative, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Less Jargon, More eBooks & Audiobooks, 1-5 p.m., Ignacio Community Library. 563-9287.
 
Coors Light Ski Giveaway, 2 – 3 p.m., Powderhouse, Purgatory Ski Resort.
 
Holiday Ornament Making Extravaganza, 2:30-6:30 p.m., Fort Lewis Mesa branch Public Library. 588-3331.
 
Afterschool Awesome! for K-5th graders, 3:30 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Drop-in Tennis, all ages, 4 p.m., Fort Lewis College. www.durangotennis.com.
 
Kidz Klub for elementary school kids, 4 p.m., Ignacio Library. 563-9287.
 
“Doc Swords,” PTSD Social Club for Veterans, 4-6 p.m., VFW, 1550 Main Ave.
 
Rob Webster performs, 5-7 p.m., Ska Brewing, 225 Girard St.
 
Sitting Meditation, 5:30-6:15 p.m., Durango Dharma Center, 1800 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Neighborhood Meeting about Accessory Dwelling Units, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 419 San Juan Drive. www.durangogov.org/adus.
 
“Andy Irons: Kissed by God,” documentary, 5:30 and 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
Breastfeeding Workshop, presented by Joy Frazer, 6-8 p.m., Kids Rock, 563 Main Ave.
 
Avalanche Pint Night, to benefit CAIC, sponsored by Backcountry Experience, 6:30 – 9 p.m., BREW Pub and Kitchen.
 
Gary B. Walker performs, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jean-Pierre Café, 601 Main Ave.
 
“Human Migration: Myth and Reality,” part of the Life Long Learning Lecture Series, 7 p.m., Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College, Room 130. www.fortlewis.edu/professionalassociates.
 
Community Acoustic Music Jam, 7 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
“Seussical the Musical” opening night, 7 p.m., show also runs Dec. 7-8, 14-15 and 1 p.m., Dec. 8 and 15, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. www.durangoarts.org
 
Open Mic & Stand-Up, 8 p.m., El Rancho Tavern, 975 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m.-close, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Random Rab Winter Tour, 9 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr.  www.animascitytheatre.com.

Friday07

Noel Night, Dec. 7, downtown Durango. www.downtowndurango.org.
 
Durango Early Bird Toastmasters, 7-8:30 a.m., LPEA, 45 Stewart St. 769-7615.
 
Free yoga, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Lively Boutique, 809 Main Ave.
 
Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:15 a.m., La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Open Art Studio, 10 a.m., Ignacio Community Library.
 
Intermediate Tai Chi, 10-11 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Lactation Support, 10 a.m.-noon, Prenatal Yoga, noon-1 p.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. 749-9607 or durangocafeauplay.org.
 
The Bizarre Bazaar, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., event also runs 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Dec. 8, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 9, Studio &, 1027 Main Ave. anddurango.com.
 
Caregiver Café, open playtime, 10:30 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Face Painting & Temporary Tattoos, part of the library’s 10th birthday celebration, 11 a.m.-noon, Durango Public Library.
 
Firkin Fridays featuring “Mucho Macho” on tap, 3 p.m., Steamworks Brewing Co., 801 E. 2nd Ave. 259-9200.
 
STEAM Lab: LEGO Club, ages 5-12, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Spanish Speaking Parents & Littles Fridays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. durangocafeauplay.org.
 
“Asymmetrical Beauty,” works of Lawrence Baca, opening reception 5-9 p.m., show runs thru December, Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave. 247-3555.
 
Ignacio’s Taste of Christmas, featuring Christmas Bazaar, parade, tree lighting, horse drawn carriage rides, pictures with Santa and more, 5:30-8 p.m., ELHI Community Center in Ignacio. 563-4100.
 
Open Mic at Smiley Cafe, 5:30-8 p.m., sign up from noon-4 p.m.; Smiley Building, 1309 E. 3rd Ave. Sign up at 403-5572.
 
Meet local children’s book authors Kate Siber and Anna Swain, featuring book-signings, special discounts and more, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave. www.mariasbookshop.com.
 
Family First Fridays, s’mores, hot chocolate and bonfire, 6 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Local author Luke Mehall signs copies of his new book, part of Noel Night festivities, 5 – 9 p.m., Pine Needle Mountaineering.
 
 Pine Needle Dry Goods Grand Opening and Noel Night celebration, 5 – 9 p.m., Pine Needle Dry Goods, 858 Main Ave.
 
 Funk Jam with Bootyconda, 6-9 p.m., Kaztro performs, 9 p.m., Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.
 
“The Nutcracker,” performed by State Street Ballet featuring the San Juan Symphony, opening night, 7:30 p.m., show also runs 2 and 7:30 p.m., Dec. 8, and 2 p.m., Dec. 9, Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Blue Lotus Feet Kirtan, 7:30-9:30 p.m., YogaDurango, Florida Road.

Saturday08

Christmas Tree Train, Dec. 9, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. www.durangotrain.com.
 
Drop-in Tennis, all ages, 9 a.m., Durango High School courts. www.durangotennis.com.
 
Holiday Farmers Market, featuring local produce, meet, cheese, crafts, lives music and more, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds.
 
Frosty's Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bayfield High School.
 
Friends of the San Juans On-Snow Avi session, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Molas Pass. Preregistration required at www.thesnajuans.org.
 
ICL MakerSpace, 10 a.m., Ignacio Library. 563-9287.
 
Henry Stoy performs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Café, 601 Main Ave. 570-650-5982.
 
Aztec Record Swap, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Aztec Theater. 749-4446.
 
Holiday Maker Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mancos Public Library.
 
VFW Indoor Flea Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1550 Main Ave. 247-0384.
 
Sensory Storytime, for children on the autism spectrum and differently-abled children, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Durango Public Library.
 
“MacBeth” screened by the National Theatre Live Productions, 11 a.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr.  www.animascitytheatre.com.
 
Women's Workshop for Connection to the Pelvic Floor, 2-4:30 p.m., Yoga Durango, 1485 Florida Rd., Suite C-201. 985-2416 or www.yogadurango.com.
 
Lisa Blue Trio performs, 6 p.m., Dalton Ranch Golf Club.
 
La Plata County Democrats Christmas Party, featuring music, dinner and drinks, 6-9 p.m., Manna Soup Kitchen. theclubdems@gmail.com.
 
Black Velvet Trio performs, 7 p.m., Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave.
 
Teen Café, 7-10 p.m., Mancos Public Library.
 
Fake News: Political Cartoons, discussion featuring Shan Wells and Ricardo Cate, 7:30 p.m., Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. www.sunflowertheatre.org.
 
Comedy Cocktail open mic stand up, 8 p.m., Eno Wine Bar, 723 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Kid Konsume performs, 9 p.m.-close, Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave

Sunday09

Demo Day, test out the latest gear from the local shops, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Purgatory Ski Resort.
 
Henry Stoy performs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jean-Pierre Café, 601 Main Ave. 570-650-5982.
 
Irish Jam, 12:30-4 p.m., Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
Blue Moon Ramblers, 7 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

Monday10

Yogalates, 9 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.                              
 
Yoga Storytime, 9:30-10:45 a.m., Smiley Building Studio 10, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Play day, 10 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Watch Your Step class, 10:15 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Monday Music, 10:30 a.m., Durango Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Doing your own divorce and/or custody in Colorado, presented by SW Colorado Bar Association and Colorado Legal Services, 5:30 p.m., Durango Public Library. 247-0266.
 
Trivia Night, 7 p.m., Blondies in Cortez.
 
Classic Movie Monday, 7 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Learn to Square Dance, with Wild West Squares, 7-8:30 p.m., Florida Grange, 656 Hwy 172. 903-6478.

Tuesday11

Yoga for All, 9 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Beginner Tai Chi, 9:15 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Toddler Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Café au Play, 1309 E. 3rd Ave., Room 201. durangocafeauplay.org.
 
Zumba Gold, 9:30 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Mancos Public Library. 533-7600.
 
Knitters, 1 p.m., Ignacio Community Library.
 
Tuesday Crafternoons, 1 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Baby Storytime, 2 p.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Teen Time! 3:30 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Inklings, book club for grades 3-5, 4 p.m., Ignacio Community Library. 563-9287.
 
Drop-in Tennis, all ages, 4 p.m., FLC courts. www.durangotennis.com.
 
24th Anniversary Celebration and fundraiser for Manna, 6-9 p.m., Seasons Rotisserie & Grill, 764 Main Ave. www.seasonsdurango.com.
 
Rotary Club of Durango, 6 p.m., Strater Hotel. 385-7899.
 
Knit or Crochet with Kathy Graf, 6 p.m., Mancos Public Library. 533-7600.
 
Seasonal Apothecary, herbal tea blending, 6 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Adult Board Game Night, 6-7:30 p.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Folk Jam, 6-8 p.m., downstairs at The Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
Super Ted’s Super Trivia, 6:12 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave. 769-4174 or www.henrystratertheatre.com.
 
DJ Crazy Charlie hosts karaoke, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Billy Goat Saloon in Gem Village.
 
“Yugen,” film screening to benefit Friends of the San Juans, 7 – 10 p.m., Pine Needle Dry Goods, 858 Main Ave.
 
Open Mic Night, 7 p.m., Blondies in Cortez. 920-539-9998.
 
Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-close, Moe’s Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave.

Wednesday12

Morning Meditation, 8 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield. 884-2222.
 
Storytime, 10 a.m., Ignacio Library. 563-9287.
 
Little Readers, stories, activities and crafts, 10:30 a.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Intermediate Tai Chi, 10:30 a.m., Durango Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave.
 
Fired Up Stories, join fire fighters and EMTs for story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Stuff the Kettle Green Chili Lunch, to support Salvation Army and Veterans Outreach Center, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., LPEA Headquarters, 45 Stewart St.
 
Pine River Valley Centennial Rotary Club, noon, Tequila’s in Bayfield.
 
Free Trauma Conscious Yoga for Veterans and Families, noon-1 p.m., Elks Lodge, 901 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Open Knitting Group, 1-3 p.m., Smiley Café, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
BookMarks Book Discussion, featuring The Power by Naomi Alderman, 2 p.m., Pine River Library in Bayfield.
 
Teen Café, for grades 6-12, 2 p.m., ICL MakerSpace, 2 p.m., Ignacio Community Library. 563-9287.
 
Floor Barre Class, 3 p.m., Absolute Physical Therapy, 277 E. 8th Ave. 764-4094.
 
Tween Time: Mug Cakes and Hot Coca, for ages 11-17, 4-5 p.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Thank the Veterans potluck, Peter Neds and Glenn Keefe perform, 5:30-8:30 p.m., VFW, 1550 Main Ave. 828-7777.
 
Heartbeat Durango, support group for individuals affected by suicide, 6-8 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, look for the Heartbeat sign. 749-1673.
 
Bluegrass Jam, 6-8 p.m., downstairs at The Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
Avalanche Awareness Rescue Clinic Part I, sponsored by Friends of the San Juans, Part II runs Dec. 16, 6-8 p.m., Pine Needle Mountaineering, 835 Main Ave. www.thesanjuans.org.
 
Geeks Who Drink Trivia, 6:30 p.m., BREW Pub & Kitchen, 117 W. College Dr. 259-5959.
 
Pub Quiz, 6:30 p.m., Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave.
 
UN Day of Universal Health Care, film and discussion, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Durango Public Library.
 
Gary B. Walker performs, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jean-Pierre Café, 601 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Blondies in Cortez.
 
Karaoke with Crazy Charlie, 8 p.m.-close, Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave.

Ongoing

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango, free yoga 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Durango Mountain Institute, Purgatory base area.
 
 FLC donation drive for the homeless, thru Dec. 14, items needed include warm clothes, hats, gloves, hand warmers, closed toed shoes, toiletries, tea, canned goods and more. Drop offs at the Leadership Center, Grub Hub and Noble Hall Room 135 all at Fort Lewis College. ecmcnichol@fortlewis.edu.
 
“Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Becoming Cheyenne,” thru Dec. 14, FLC Center of Southwest Studies.
 
San Juan Mountains Association Christmas Tree Lot, thru Dec. 20, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad parking lot. 385-1312.
 
Winter Solstice Artisans Market, Mondays – Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., thru Dec. 22, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. www.durangoarts.org.
 
“Herding Chaos,” works by Joan Russel, thru Dec. 22, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave. www.durangoarts.org.
 
Polar Express, thru Jan. 2, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. www.durangotrain.com.
 
3rd annual Winter Art Show, supporting Local First and establishing a Creative District in Durango, exhibit runs thru Jan. 31, Smily Building, 1309 E. 3rd Ave.
 
Technology tutoring, Durango Library. Register at 375-3382 or www.durangopubliclibrary.org.
 
Tuesday Tech Time, all day, Pine River Library in Bayfield. Register at 884-2222.
 
Live music, nightly, Diamond Belle & The Office, 699 Main Ave.
 
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Thur-Sun, 8th Ave. Tavern, 509 E 8th Ave.

Upcoming

Animas River North & Oxbow Park River Access Project, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Dec. 13, Durango Rec Center. www.durangogov.org.
 
Splitboarding 101 with Weston Splitboards, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Dec. 13 Backcountry Experience.
 
Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 13, Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
“A Charlie Brown Christmas,” 7 p.m., Dec. 14-15, River Church, 860 Plymouth Dr. charliebrowndurango.com
 
The Met: Live in HD, featuring Verdi’s “La Traviata,” 10:55 a.m., Dec. 15, Student Union at FLC. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Durango Winter Sports Foundation Celebration and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for Kirk Rawles, featuring live and silent auctions, food, dancing and more, 5:30-9 p.m., Dec. 15, Purgatory Sports, 2615 Main Ave.
 
Durango Splitboard Demo, featuring boards, skins, packs, hot chocolate and soup, 6 – 8 p.m., Chapman Hill ski area. Sponsored by Backcountry Experience. www.bcexp.com for info.
 
Michael Franti, performance and self-directed film “Stay Human,” part of Making a Difference series from The Community Foundation, 3 and 7 p.m., Dec. 18, Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. www.durangoconcerts.com.
 
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies’ WWII Xmas Canteen, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 20, Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. www.durangoconcerts.com.