Durango Calendar of Events – The Durango Herald


The seventh annual Stillwater Music Party in the Park featured performances by bands from Stillwater Music, the Be Frank Foundation and the Durango Arts Center. This year, the Party in the Park will take place from noon to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Buckley Park. (Durango Herald file)

Highlight of the week

Stillwater Music will host its 10th annual Party in the Park from noon to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Buckley Park in Durango.

The party will feature over 120 young people performing live music by bands from Stillwater Music and dancing by bands from Bella Dance. Students from the Durango Martial Arts Academy will also give demonstrations.

There will also be booths hosted by area organizations with information on their summer programs for children including: Bella Dace, Seed Studio, 4 Corners Riversports, Adaptive Sports Association, Boy Scouts Troop 538, Cub Scout Pack 502, Colvig Silver Camps, Durango Martial Arts Academy, FLC Mini Sports Camp, Girl Scouts, Durango Arts Center, Powerhouse Science Center and Stillwater Music. This is a free family event.

There will also be hands-on activities for kids and food from Juicy’s Shanty as well as five hours of live music.

This event is sponsored by First Southwest Bank, City of Durango, John A. Rothchild, DDS and Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County.

Wednesday May 18

Volunteer Cycling Training, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Adaptive Sports Association Headquarters, 463 Turner Drive, #105. The ASA is looking for volunteers to help with cycling programs this summer. No experience necessary. Call 259-0374, visit asadurango.com or email [email protected] to register.

San Juan Basin Public Health Virtual Resource Fair, 12 p.m.-1 p.m., https://sjbpublichealth.org/sjbph-virtual-resource-fair/. Providers and community partners are encouraged to inquire about the resources available to their clients.

Evacuation And Preparation In Case Of Fire, 5-6:30 p.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.

Durango Bird Club Meeting, 6 p.m., Fort Lewis College, Education Business Hall 055, 1000 Rim Drive. Amanda St. Pierre and Chris MacDonald will give a presentation on eBird and Merlin applications, audio recording and digiscoping tips. https://durangobirdclub.wixsite.com/mysite.

Thursday-Sunday, May 19-22

Mathilde” interpreted by Merely Players, 7 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m., Sunday, Merely Underground, 789 Tech Center Drive, $25-$35, https://merelyplayers.org/.

Thursday May 19

salsa festival, 4-7 p.m., Soco Wood and Windows, 20909 US Highway 160 West. Live music, food, libations, dancing and salsa competitions.

The tale is medicine, 5-7 p.m., Fort Lewis Amphitheater, 1000 Rim Drive. Navajo stories about food and health with Sunny Dooley and Diné Hozhojii Hané Teller. Register on formstack.io/DB239 or contact Chelsie at [email protected]

Presale of books reserved for members of the Durango library, 6-8 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Jay Bar, 6-9 p.m., Durango Hot Springs, 6475 County Road 203.

Pete Giuliani Duo, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Friday May 20

Sale of books of the Friends of the Library, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Members can join in the door.

Annual Meeting of Friends of the Library, 5:45 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Volunteer Rafting Training, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Adaptive Sports Association Headquarters, 463 Turner Drive, #105. The ASA is looking for volunteers to help with rafting programs this summer. No experience necessary. Call 259-0374, visit asadurango.comor email [email protected] to register.

Larry Carver and Jack Ellis 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

side effects, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Recital Series, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Community of Durango, 419 San Juan Drive. $20 adults, $8 students and children.

The Artists You Should Know series presents: The Small Glories, 7:30 p.m., Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall, 1000 Rim Drive. For tickets and information, visit www.durangoconcerts.com.

Saturday May 21

Devin Scott on the ukulele, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Durango Farmers Market, 259 W. Ninth St.

Animas River Cleanup, 8:30 a.m., Rotary Park, 1565 East Second Ave. Help Trout Unlimited clean up the Animas River, https://fiveriverstu.org/.

Durango Garden Club Plant Sale, 9-10:30 a.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.

Pollinators Workshop, 9-11:30 a.m., property kept at Bayfield. Participants will learn about pollinator biology and pollinator-friendly native plants with experts. The address will be given during registration. To register, visit https://lposc.org/.

Brushletter Pleasure, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The ArtRoom, 1309 East Third Ave.

party in the park, 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Buckley Park, 1200 Main Ave. Stillwater Music will present a family-friendly youth performing arts festival featuring 120 young artists.

Joshua Mandrala, 1-4 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

San Juan Symphony Family Concert, 4 p.m., Community Concert Hall, 1000 Rim Drive. $5 tickets at the door.

hamburger fry, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Mt. Allison Grange, 2622 County Road 329. Call 749-8438 for information.

iAM Music Fest and Late Show, 5-9pm & 9-11pm, Studio & Outdoor Stage, 1027 Main Ave. Main show: Elder Grown, Alex Blocker, Haro In The Dark, Secret Circus Society and Femme Verte. Late Show: Public Opinion.

horse shirt, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Sunday May 22

Brian Aherne, 1-4 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Black Velvet Trio, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., 600 Main Ave. #210.

Cabaret of the Choral Society, 5 p.m., Fort Lewis College Ballroom, 1000 Rim Drive. $75 includes dinner and show.

iAM Jam Session, 6-9 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Monday May 23

Introduction to water bath canning, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., 2500 Main Ave., $18. Learn the basics of water bath canning for high acid foods through instruction and experience. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/328379210057.

tuesday 24 may

AARP smart driver class, 9:00 a.m., Durango La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. Call Bernice at 382-6428 for details.

Volunteer Rafting Training, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Adaptive Sports Association Headquarters, 463 Turner Drive #105. The ASA is looking for volunteers to participate in the rafting programs this summer. No experience necessary. Call 259-0374, visit asadurango.com or email [email protected] to register.

Maddy and Kev, 6-9 p.m., Durango Hot Springs, 6475 County Road 203.

Wednesday May 25

Voluntary canoe-kayak training, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Adaptive Sports Association Headquarters, 463 Turner Drive #105. The ASA is looking for volunteers to participate in the canoe/kayak programs this summer. No experience necessary. Call 259-0374, visit asadurango.comor email [email protected] to register.

Anima Battle, 10am-12:30pm, mild to wild, 50 Animas View Drive. All tourism businesses are invited to participate (restaurants, hotels, etc.). The fee is 2 $35 gift certificates at your place of business. Eight people per boat for a team.

Large Garden Series, 4-6 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. “On your marks, get set, garden!” presented by Darrin Parmenter of the CSU Extension Office. Hosted by Durango Botanical Gardens.

Forest fire class, 5-6:30 p.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.

The Music of the Carpenters: Close to You, 7:30 p.m., Fort Lewis Community Concert Hall, 1000 Rim Drive. For tickets and information, visit www.durangoconcerts.com.

Sports

Saturday May 28

2022 Iron Horse Classic Bike, 7 a.m. Details: www.ironhorsebicycleclassic.com/2021-registration.

Previous Settlement reached in Archdiocesan bankruptcy case
Next 9 Best Small Business Websites in 2022