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Friday, Feb 28, 5:00 PM

Come Gather At The River" Description: Come gather at The Powerhouse Friday February 28 for free local beer and whiskey tastings. Stay to learn about some of our community's innovative approaches to tackling statewide water issue. Cash bar available. Register online at rmpbs.org/events/waterweek Time: 5:00pm-7:30pm Cost: FREE

Sunday, Mar 01, 9:00 AM

Support for KDUR is brought to you by the Fort Lewis College Vinyl Record Club, WHO WILL BE HOSTING a record show on sunday, march 1st from 9am to 3pm in the student union ballroom at fort lewis college.  the event has previously been hosted by the 4 corners vinyl record club at the Durango V F W and now The Fort lewis college Club is excited to bring the event to the flc campus. thousands of records will be on display and available for purchase from various vendors from the 4 corners. The event takes place on sunday, MArch 1st from 9-3 in the student union ballroom at fort lewis college.

Thursday, Mar 05, 2:30 PM - Thursday, Mar 05, 5:30 PM

 7 Rivers Farmers Market Description - This bi-weekly indoor market features farmers and vendors from the area selling poultry, meat, cheese, eggs, jams and jellies, pickles, baked goods, honey, pottery, skincare, and crafts. Date - Thursday March 05, 2020 Time - 2:30pm-5:30pm Cost - free Organization - The Powerhouse Science Center www.powsci.org charlotte@powsci.org

Thursday, Mar 05, 7:00 PM

DURANGO – The Life-Long Learning Lecture Series at Fort Lewis College presents “On Being Human: Facets of Humanities at a Liberal Arts College” on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. This free presentation will be held in Room 130 of Noble Hall.

"Provost Cheryl Nixon will discuss new initiatives in the humanities in higher education in general and specifically at Fort Lewis College. She will concentrate on cultural programming and community outreach, describing new projects already underway and the revival and expansion of the Common Reading Experience. Since considerable energy is being devoted to implementing the new strategic plan throughout the campus, Nixon will invite a discussion of ideas for further development."

Cosponsored by the Office of the President and the Professional Associates of Fort Lewis College, the Life-Long Learning Lecture series aims to enrich the intellectual life of the College and the community by offering free presentations on a wide variety of subjects. The Thursday evening programs are open to all.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 6:00 PM

Adult Board Game Night. Discover new games - Find your gaming people. This free event is held on March 10 from 6 - 8pm at the Durango Public Library. Call the Library at 970-375-3380 or visit our online events calendar at durangogov.org/library for more information!

Thursday, Mar 12, 9:00 AM - Thursday, Mar 12, 3:00 PM

The 4th Annual Southwest Ability Summit, "Building Inclusive Communities," is taking place on Thursday, March 12th at the Durango Community Recreation Center from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. This free event brings together children and adults with disabilities, their families and support professionals for a day of learning, networking and a free lunch. Topics include "Ableism" presented by Ptisawquah, accessing employment supports, a "Speaking for Ourselves" Workshop, exploring college options, emergency planning, free technological resources, social security and medical benefits, "In our Own Voices" storytelling and more. Visit San Juan BOCES website - sjboces.org – or contact Lisa Reimers, 247-3261 x 192, lreimers@sjboces.org, to register. The Ability Summit is presented in partnership with regional agencies including San Juan BOCES, Southwest Center for Independence, Community Connections, the Arc of Southwest Colorado, Adaptive Sports Association and the Durango 9R School District.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 5:00 PM - Tuesday, Mar 17, 8:00 PM

Tenant Rights Clinic at the Durango Public Library on March 17 at 5p.m.: Colorado Legal Services hosts a free legal presentation about Colorado Landlord-Tenant Law and your rights as a tenant. This presentation is taught by a volunteer attorney and is designed for low-income residents who are renting property from private landlords in Colorado. Topics include: best rental practices, evictions, conditions issues, security deposits, etc. There is no need to pre-register but for more information, call 247-0266.

Wednesday, Mar 25, 6:00 PM - Wednesday, Mar 25, 8:00 PM

Join us on March 25, 6p.m. at the Durango Public Library for a free lecture on the Incredible Edible Honeypot Ant! Dr. John Conway will give an illustrated talk using many photos from his research and publications on the honeypot ant. More information can be found on the library's online calendar at durangogov.org/library

Wednesday, Apr 01, 6:00 PM

Durango Diareis Season 5: Urban Legends FREE at the Durango Public Library. Wednesday, April 1, 6 p.m. From settlers hiding gold to ghosts haunting the towns underground tunnels, Durango is full of urban legends, some of which are based in fact. For April Fools Day three storytellers share some of the tall tales about the place we call home. For more information call 970-375-3380 or visit durangogov.org/library

Saturday, Apr 18, 3:30 PM - Saturday, Apr 18, 5:30 PM

Local Author Showcase Saturday April 18, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30p.m At the Durango Public Library Tickets $10, Seating is limited, while supplies last! Join us for an exciting event to celebrate (and perhaps discover) local authors from La Plata County! Participants will get to enjoy wine, beer, and appetizers while authors rotate amongst tables talking about their works and themselves in speed-dating-style cocktail hour. If you're lucky enough to find a great match, then you can leave with a new book or two for yourself and a loved one! Maria's Bookshop will be on hand coordinating book sales. This is a ticketed event ($10). Tickets go on sale at the Library's front desk and at the Friend of the Library Bookstore starting March 4th, while supplies last. Arrive early to grab a table and a drink! Come ready to enjoy yourself and celebrate literature!