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Thursday March 3

‘DESCENDANTS OF DISNEY: THE MUSIC’ March 3-6, Buena Vista High School. 7 p.m. on March 3-4, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on March 5-6. Buy your tickets at bvhsco.booktix.com

Friday March 4

ADULT TAKE & MAKE March 4, Buena Vista Public Library. Paper boxes. Kits available while supplies last.

Weekend, March 5-6

VIRTUAL CHAFFEE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS March 5, 1 p.m. Zoom meeting opens at 12:30 p.m. Assembly at 3 p.m. to appoint PT Wood for County Commissioner, Jeff Graf for County Coroner and Lori Mitchell for Clerk and the county recorder. Registered Democrats can sign up to receive a Zoom link to the event at the website: chaffeecountydemocrats.org

CCH SCIENCE SUNDAY, March 6, 10 a.m. The Zoom show will focus on the Magic Mountain archaeological site located south of Golden. Q&A with the audience at the end. The program can be found on the Central Colorado Humanist website: centralcoloradohumanists.org

Monday March 7

QIGONG March 7, 5 p.m., Buena Vista Public Library. Taiji Shen Gong (full form).

HUNTING EDUCATION COURSES March 7, 8, 10, 14, 15; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mandatory field day is at the Division of Wildlife Range near the dump, March 12 or March 19 if the weather is inclement. Anyone born after January 1, 1949 must take a hunter education course if they wish to purchase a hunting license in Colorado. Visit cpw.state.co.us to register for the course or register on-site. The cost is $10. For more information, please call Randy Hancock at 395-2888 or Kevin Madler at 539-8413.

tuesday march 8

MASTERS TAKE & MAKE March 8, Buena Vista Public Library. Pi(e) ville, art of the skyline. Kits available while supplies last.

Wednesday March 9

THE YOUNG AT HEART POTLUCK DINNER March 9, noon, BV Community Center. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef and cabbage. Speakers will be Andrea Carlstrom, director of the Chaffee County Department of Public Health and Molly Bischoff of the Age Strong Chaffee Coalition. Bring your own place setting and a side dish to share.

Free Mutual Legal Clinic March 9, 2-5 p.m., Salida Regional Library, 405 E St. Free clinic to all parts of the region without an attorney. Volunteer lawyers will assist you individually, by computer link. Space is limited. Please contact the library at (719) 539-4826 to be added to the sign-up sheet.


YOGA FOR AWAKENING March 10, 1 p.m., Buena Vista Public Library. Wake up in the spring with this gentle yoga class, suitable for all skill levels. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.

MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR March 10-13. The show will begin at 9 a.m. on March 10 and will be available until 11:59 p.m. on March 13. Tickets are $10 for GARNA members, $15 for non-members, and $30 for households. Find out more, buy a ticket or become a GARNA member at GARNA.org. To see the film schedule, visit www.mountainfilm.org

BIG DECISIONS: MYANMAR AND ASEAN March 10, 4:30-6 p.m., Buena Vista Public Library. Is it possible for democracy to prevail in Myanmar? Visit buenavistalibrary.org for more information and an optional Zoom link.

FLY TYING 101 March 12 and 19, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Buena Vista Public Library. Learn the art of fly tying through two intensive Saturday workshops. Registration required; the class is limited to four. Visit buenavistalibrary.org for more information.

RACE AND RELAY PI DAY 5K March 13, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. The course starts and ends at the River Park Pavilion in Buena Vista. Packet pickup is available at the Slammer Saloon in Buena Vista on March 12 from 4-7 p.m. or race morning at the River Park Pavilion from 9-9:45 a.m. Riders can participate solo, in teams of two or as a team. of three. Open to all ages and abilities. For more information or to register, please visit https://www.oneloveendurance.com/pi-day-5k.html

VALLEY VISIONS April 14-17, Salida SteamPlant Ballroom, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Please read the registration guidelines and submit your work by March 31.


CUCC SHOWER MINISTERY Fridays, 12-2 p.m., 217 Crossman Ave. Free showers. Everyone is welcome. Soap, shampoo, conditioner, towels and washcloths provided.

CCWE YOUTH WRITING COMPETITION. The theme for this Chaffee County Writers Exchange short film competition is “It Happened Near Here…”. Submissions due by March 31.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP Second and fourth Mondays through April 25, 2:30-3:30 p.m., CUCC Rainbow Room, 217 Crossman Ave. Join us for support, conversations, ideas and insights. Masks recommended. For more information, contact Lois Amdt at (719) 322-4124 or [email protected]

Buena Vista Library

Art for Kids Tuesdays, 10 a.m. This special series of ten-week art classes develop children’s fine motor skills and expression through tactical and creative projects. Wear your clothes messy. The course will be limited to 20 people, including adults.

Animal Crackers Wednesdays until May 18, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. No class on March 23. Instructor Laura Hart, a trained early childhood educator and member of Circus Salida, leads this exciting program to help children develop gross motor, fine motor and social-emotional skills. . Age 2 – 5 years old. Younger siblings may be accompanied by a carer.

Wiggles & Giggles Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Unstructured and free play and socialization for toddlers and caregivers. Age 0 – 5 years old.

Music for Kids Fridays, 1 p.m. Lynette Clemons of Ruby Lucille’s Music Box will use instruments and songs to engage and support growing children. Age 4 to 6 years old. Younger siblings may be accompanied by a carer.

Reading at Rover Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. Research shows that reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children while developing social and emotional skills. That’s why at BVPL we have friendly dogs who sit with people, one-on-one, while they read. Any reading level or age is welcome. Reading times are assigned to 15-minute blocks. To register, call: 719-395-8700

BUENA VISTA ROTARY CLUB MEETING second Wednesday of the month, Wesley & Rose Restaurant, Surf Hotel. The public is invited.

ARKANSAS VALLEY CHRISTIAN MISSION 122 Cottonwood Ave, Buena Vista. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: free lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m., pantry 11 a.m.-2 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 719-395-9321.

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM. Chaffee County Public Health offers free classes. For more information and to register, call 719-530-2572

BRIDGE CLUB 1 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at the Community Center. Call Jim or DeDe Wiliams at 719-395-6530 or email [email protected] by Tuesday evening to reserve your spot in the weekly session. Entry fee is $1 per door visit.

NAMI Chaffee County

An in-person family support group meeting every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 6-7:30 p.m. at Salida United Methodist Church – 228 E. Fourth St. www.namichaffee.org for more information and registration or email an email to [email protected]

THE BALANCED RECREATION TASK FORCE will meet the first Tuesday of the month from 3-4:30 p.m. The task force advises the Chaffee County Outdoor Recreation Management Plan and Recreation Board. Meetings take place on Zoom and are open to everyone. Contact [email protected] to request access information.

BRIDGE CLUB 1 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at the Community Center. Call Jim or DeDe Wiliams at 719-395-6530 or email [email protected] by Tuesday evening to reserve your spot in the weekly session. Entry fee is $1 per door visit.

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER Sundays at 4 p.m. at the Congregational United Church of Christ (behind the post office). Explore many topics of interest for our time, seeking a balanced perspective. For more information, contact [email protected] Recovery Mondays, 6-8 p.m., Cornerstone Church, Buena Vista Campus, 205 S. San Juan. Inquiries: Lillie Jones, (719) 539-4182


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