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December Events 2014

24th Christmas Eve club Zumba - Lights are going down, black lights and disco ball! 5:30PM at the South Town Gym. By donation. All ages welcome!

Dec 25 Christmas

Dec 30 &31 Year Ending Zumba Party - Join Hurricane Rita at South Town Gym for a two evening by donation Zumba experience! Party style! Don't like to look at yourself in the mirror? No need! The lights will be down! 5:30PM. DanceMoab@gmail.com


January Events

Jan 1 New years Day

Jan 1-28 Lend A Hand – Bring A Can! take action against hunger by participating in the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Food Drive Challenge! The food drive is to restock the Moab Food Bank after the holidays & to raise awareness of hunger issues locally. Donations will be collected in decorated boxes at participating locations. If your business is interested in being a donation site, contact Katlyn Keane at (207) 577-7607 or at kkeane@mail.smcvt.edu for more info.

Jan 2 Christmas Bird Count -
beginning at 8 a.m., Dead Horse Point State Park will be conducting the park's Christmas Bird Count. If you love bird watching, hiking in snowy conditions, gorgeous views & getting outside for the day, please sign up for this year's count. All levels of experience are welcome to participate. For info or to signup for the count, please contact Ranger White at (435) 259-2614.

Jan 7 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Jan 8 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Jan 8 Music at World Famous Woody's Tavern- featuring Tony Rosario 9pm.

Jan 15 & 16 Music at World Famous Woody's Tavern- featuring Oak Creek 9pm.

Jan 16-18 17th Annual Bluff International Balloon Festival- for more information please visit: bluffutah.org

Jan 17 Moab 3rd Annual Dodgeball Tournament- Moab City Recreation & Beacon After-School invite you to join an exciting winter tournament as a player or spectator to benefit youth after-school programs. Prizes for overall winners, sportsmanship, & team spirit, along with spectator giveaways. Adult teams can register for just $80, & Teen/or 501c3 Non-Profit Teams only $45. A new expanded spectator experience is awaiting at the Grand County Middle School Gym between 11-4pm. Admission is $3.00 at the door & just $1.00 for students. Team Registration due by Jan 10th & is available online @ MoabCityRecreation.org, or at the City Recreation Office. For more info: call 435-259-2255.

Jan 18 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Jan 21 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Jan 21 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series: INNOVATING AN INDUSTRY:  RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES. Jeremy Hanks: Founder and CEO of Dropship Commerce, Founder of DOBA

Jan 22 & 23 Music at World Famous Woody's Tavern- featuring Toasters 9pm.

Jan 27 Grand Area Mentoring Orientation- interested citizens are invited to attend this orientation to learn more about this rewarding and fun way to make a difference. 4:30-6:00pm. Call for location & info: Daniel McNeil 435-260-9646.

Jan 27 & 29 Grand County Hospice Orientation

Jan 28 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series: MERGING LIVELIHOOD  AND LIFESTYLE  IN SMALL TOWN USA - Jason Kintzler: Founder and CEO of Pitch Engine

Jan 29 Music at World Famous Woody's Tavern- featuring Tony Rosario 9pm.


February Events

February 19 - The 4th Annual Adult Spelling Bee at Star Hall 6:30 P.M. The event is a fundraiser for Grand County Education Foundation, What is an Adult Spelling Bee? As a competitor, your three-person team takes turns with other teams to determine the correct spelling of a word.  Each team has a scribe who writes the spelling of the word on a whiteboard and shows it to the judges and the audience.  Teams dress up in costumes. Audience enjoys the great costumes, trying to spell the words on their own, and lots of laughs.  For more information, Please contact:
Melodie @ 259-9797 or Valerie @ 260-2808 Email: mel777@citlink.net

Feb 1 SUPERBOWL

Feb 4 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Feb 4 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series: DISRUPTING  BUSINESS NORMS TO CREATE SOCIAL CHANGE - David Smith: Founder and CEO of Cotopaxi, Founder and Co-CEO of Baby.com.br,  Dinda.com.br

Feb 5 Workforce Services Job Fair- matching good people with good jobs. Contact Kris 435-259-7432 x1811.

Feb 6 An evening with singer/songwriter Kate MacLeod & special guest Christopher Layer- venue to be announced. For info: laura@moabmusicfest.org or 435.259.7003.

Feb 6-8 The Unity Church of Grand Junction Women's Retreat- presented by Stowe Good, two Nashville award-winning songwriters & authors. "How Adored You Are" is the theme. Located at the Red Cliffs Lodge, Moab, Utah. WoWSpiritualRetreat.org for more information or 970-260-9714.

Feb 7 Strong Kids Expo- 10:00a-5:00p Being a kid is tough; being a parent can be even tougher. Enjoy a day at the Spanish Trail Arena where you can have the opportunity to ask expert panels all those tough questions you face as a parent every day. While you are there you & your kids will have the opportunity to participate in several fun family activities, as well as getting to see a special presentation by the Grand County Drug Dog Team. The day will be split to focus on ages Birth to 3rd Grade 10:00a-12:30p AND 4th to12th 12:30-5:00. Lunch is provided as supply lasts from 12:30-1:30. Please email for specific age group panel times. Tvansickle@fourcorners.ws

Feb 7 Eleventh Annual Robert Burns Tribute Concert- at the Grand Center with Christopher Layer, Kate MacLeod, the Moab Community Dance Band, and Grand County High School Music program. Doors open at 5:30pm.

Feb 10-12 Biz Workshops and Consults- strategies for merchandising, marketing customer service & business improvements. Presentation by small biz expert Marc Willson. Contact Kris 435-259-7432 x1811.

Feb 11 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series: IMPACTING  THE WASY TOP CONSUMER  BRANDS GROWN - James Clarke: CEO and Managing Partner of Clarke Capital Partners, Founder and Former CEO of CLEARLINK

Feb 13 Moab Employee Bash- fun, food, music, info, prizes & surprises. Contact Kris 435-259-7432 x1811.

Feb 14 Red Hot 55K/33K- Grass Roots Events specializes in endurance trail running race events in the Moab area. For info: grassrootsevents.net or Justin 719-429-9501.

Feb 14 Puttin’ on the Ritz; Enjoy an evening of exquisite dining, lively dancing, and enchanting company at the best party of the year while celebrate 25 years of community service with Seekhaven! Social hour 5:30; Dinner 7pm at the Grand Center, 182 N. 500 West.. Call Jaylyn or Kari for details, 435 259-2229.

Feb 16 PRESIDENTS DAY


Feb 18 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Feb 18 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series: FRANCHISING: AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE STARTUP - Mark Young: Franchisee of six McDonalds Restaurants

Feb 18-21 Quilted Moab- Moab's first quilting retreat. Lecture, classes & trunk show by a special guest. Classes, games & give-a-ways to registered quilters.For info:Quiltedmoab.com or call 435-259-6283.

Feb 19 Fourth Annual Moab Adult Spelling Bee- Star Hall on at 6:30 p.m. What is an Adult Spelling Bee? As a competitor, your three-person team takes turns with other teams to determine the correct spelling of a word. Each team has a scribe who writes the spelling of the word on a whiteboard and shows it to the judges and the audience. Teams dress up in costumes. Audience enjoys the great costumes, trying to spell the words on their own, & lots of laughs. The event is a fundraiser for Grand County Education Foundation. To participate contact Mel777@citlink.net or call 435-259-9797. Audience Admission $5.

Feb 25 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series: TESTING TENACITY:  BUILDING  BUSINESSES,  CLIMBING  EVEREST -
Martin Frey: Managing Director of Mainsail Partners

Feb 27 - Mar 1 DOCNA Dog Agility Dogs on Course North America will host a variety of obstacle courses, teeter totters, tunnels, jumps & zig-zag weave poles. Dogs are handled through a series of times. Spectators are welcome to watch for free, but they should leave their own dogs at home. Pre-registration is required to participate. 970.261.2148

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