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April Events

Apr 27 Moab Backyard Theater Magic Night- with the hilarious award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm 10 dollars for adults, 5 dollars for kids over 5- Behind Zax at 56W 100 South

Apr 28 Moab Car Show-
FRIDAY 9:00 am -5:00 pm Pre-registration at City Park. Lineup for ROD RUN at 9:30 am. Register online at eventbrite.com or moabcarshow.org See ad pg 24A.

Apr 28 You're Invited! ¡Les invitamos! Moab Valley Multicultural Center's 10th Anniversary! ¡10 años del Centro Multicultural!
5-7 pm Free Open House, 156 N 100 W. Dessert- Drinks - Games - Music. Wear Pink.

Apr 28 Gravel Pit Lanes -
7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

Apr 28 Moab Backyard Theater Magic Night-
with the hilarious award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm 10 dollars for adults, 5 dollars for kids over 5- Behind Zax at 56W 100 South

Apr 28-29 Western States Bucking Bull Association-
The best part of the rodeo is the bucking bulls! Come & see this all bull riding event Friday & Saturday after the Car Show at the Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Hwy 191.

Apr 28-May 6 KZMU Annual RadioThon

Apr 28-29
Annual Spring Plant Sale at Youth Garden Project - Choose from a large variety of locally-grown vegetable starts, herbs, native perennials, ground covers, flowering perennials, and fruit trees at Youth Garden Project’s Annual Spring Plant Sale. Plants are grown using sustainable practices by responsible growers, and are healthy, hardy, & ready for you to take home!  All proceeds support YGP’s youth and community programs. Get your yard and garden growing and support YGP! 9am-2pm. 530 South 400 East St., Moab. Visit www.youthgardenproject.org/plantsale or call 435.259.2326 for more info.

Apr 29 Moab Car Show- Saturday is the 25th anniversary Car Show at Swanny City Park. Swanny Park Opens rain or shine for show entrants. Food & Music- Free admission.
1:00pm Judging Closes. - 1:30-2:30pm Dance Contest. - 4:00pm Car Show Concludes. Info: moabcarshow.org or call 435-259-7814. See ad pg 24A

Apr 29 The Amasa Run-
offers a 6.5, 9.5, or 15.5 mile run for trail runners. It’s located northwest of Moab, Utah & features technical slickrock with some of the best scenery in Moab. Runners will be impressed by the spectacular views of Canyonlands National Park! For info: grassrootsevents.net

Apr 29 Moab Backyard Theater Magic Night-
with the hilarious award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm 10 dollars for adults, 5 dollars for kids over 5- Behind Zax at 56W 100 South

Apr 30 Moab Car Show-
8:00 -9:00 am Complimentary Breakfast for Show Participants at City Park. 9-10am Trophy Presentation 10:00am ROD RUN to Deadhorse Point State Park. Info: moabcarshow.org or call 435-259-7814.
See ad pg 24A

May Events

May 1 Intro to Yoga, a Gentle Yoga Series-
curious about yoga, looking for a gentle class? Mondays 10-11:15am. Try this 8 week series, or drop-in any class. Moab Yoga 37 E Center St. Questions about this class contact Star Kolb 406-291-6408 www.moabyoga.com

May 2 Four week Blues Dance Fundamentals Series-
see full description on April 11

May 3-7 Cruise Moab-
an event for Toyota owners & enthusiasts. For info: cruisemoab.com

May 3 Swing & Blues Dance Night-
Join us at Club Rio, 2 S. 100 West, 21+. Get out & take advantage of the $5 lesson at 8pm (no experience or partner necessary!), followed by social dance to sweet swing & blues tunes. For info: Moab Swing Dance Community on Facebook or call (970) 633-2623. Brought to you by the Moab Swing Dance Community!

May 4 Sustainable Communities Panel Series: Solar Energy-
6:30-8pm at the Grand County Public Library. Community Rebuilds & the Grand County Public Library will be hosting the third in a four part series of panel discussions focused around creating sustainable communities. This next discussion will focus on the solar industry — from the basic fundamentals to where the industry as a whole is headed, & most importantly, what does all of this mean for you. Come join the solar conversation! For info: 435-260-0501

May 4-7 Moab Photo Symposium: "The All B & W Version"-
6 featured speakers, field workshops, breakout sessions, camaraderie & the infamous photoJAM. For info: moabphotosym.com

May 5 Utah Broncos Club- Non profit oranization that shares the love of outdoors, Broncos, & rubbing shoulders with other off-roaders. Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Hwy 191. For info: maryrytting@utahbroncoclub.com or 801-999-8088.

May 5 Gravel Pit Lanes -
7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

May 5-7 Restoring The Heart Of Relationships-
join Virtues Project™ licensed facilitators, Cynthia Wand & Linda Black for this inspiring & informative weekend retreat designed for parents & any others desiring to build more meaningful, heart-felt relationships. Friday night-5-9pm, Saturday 9-12pm & 2-5pm. A Bonus Class “Building Relationships From The Heart" will also be offered from 7-9pm. Sunday Sunrise Pranayama Practice from 7:30-8:30am. All events held at The Historic Shafer Home/Youth Garden Project, 530 South 400 East. Register at: cynthiawand.com

May 5-7 USTRC Team Roping-
come watch one of the oldest sports in the west, Team Roping! Watch as two riders an & their horses see who can rope the steer the fastest. Spectators are welcome at the Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Hwy 191. No charge. For info: Walt Eddy 505.879.6181 or walteddy@hotmail.com

May 6 Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria -
Moab is an iconic mountain biking destination that boasts endless desert riding, incredible mountain vistas & technical slickrock terrain. For more info visit endurocupmtb.com or call 801-349-4616

May 6 Spanish Valley Vineyards Art & Wine Tasting-
2-7pm located 1 mile south of Spanish Trail Arena on Stocks Drive. For info: 435-259-8134

May 6-7 Moab Golf Club Tournament-
Men's Canyonlands Amateur. Call for info 435-259-6488

May 8 Intro to Yoga, a Gentle Yoga Series-
Mondays 10-11:15am. Try this 8 week series, or drop-in any class. Moab Yoga 37 E Center St. See full description on May 1st.

May 9 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -
is a moving & non-moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 N. 500 West. 435-260-9678.

May 9-Jun13 Six week Intro to Swing Series -
Tuesdays 7-8pm at the MARC, 111 E. 100 North. This is the most familiar & user-friendly version of swing dancing; a great place for beginners to start! Also called East Coast Swing or Jitterbug, this dance is done to up-tempo swing music, & is easy & fun to learn. You’ll learn the basic steps to East Coast Swing & the Charleston, new turns & moves each week, & the essential skills to get you out on the dance floor grooving to the music. No partner or experience needed! $60, for info 435-225-6248

May 10 Bike to School Day

May 12 Gravel Pit Lanes -
7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

May 13 International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD)-
Celebrate spring while learning about the migratory & resident birds of our area & enjoying free guided walks through the varied habitats of the Nature Conservancy's Matheson Wetlands Preserve. The Moab Bird Club organizes this event with the assistance of The Nature Conservancy & the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. We encourage locals & area visitors to join us on this special day of birding. IMBD began in the early 1990's to foster greater understanding, appreciation, & protection of the amazing grand phenomenon of bird migration. Last year our groups observed 62 different species & our Moab data was added to a national data bank, eBird.org. Meet at 8 am at The Nature Conservancy's Matheson Preserve, 934 W Kane Creek Blvd. Bring binoculars if you have them, sturdy walking shoes, & water. For info: Kay McLean at 435-259-6199 or Marian Eason at 4535-259-6447.

May 13 Back of Beyond Paddle Race -
follows 7-miles of the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah & past some of the world's most breathtaking scenery - through Moab's 'Postcard Alley' & into Utah's own 'back of beyond'. For more info visit backofbeyondsup.com or call 435-210-4665.

May 13 Desert RATS Classic -
100K & 50K MTB Race - follows the world famous Kokopelli & classic Zion Curtain trails. This section has a wonderful mix of technical singletrack trail, big climbs & heinous descents, & even some jeep roads. For more info visit geminiadventures.com or call 303-249-1112.

May 13 ArtWalk-
from 5-9pm, visit up to nine different venues, see many different art displays & enjoy refreshments. Enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October & November, For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.

May 13-14 Moab Super Jam at Old City Park-
starting at Noon with music all day. Rock n' Roll, Bluegrass, Funk, Folk at Old City Park, corner of Murphy Lane & Old City Park Rd. Brought to you by Frenzic Funk & Moab Gear Trader. Show is Free to all!

May 13-27 Friends of the Library will hold its Spring Book Sale at the Library during regular library hours.  Additional books will be added for the second week of the sale.

May 15 Intro to Yoga, a Gentle Yoga Series- Mondays 10-11:15am. Try this 8 week series, or drop-in any class. Moab Yoga 37 E Center St. See full description on May 1st.

May 15-19 Bike to Work Week

May 16 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -
is a moving & non-moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 N. 500 West. 435-260-9678.

May 16-20 Rally On The Rocks-
Bring your UTV for some great family fun! Go out on trails with your guides & see some of the most amazing scenary you will ever see. Go to the Old Spanish Trail Arena for the vendor show & test drive new UTV models. For info: Jared Livingston 435.851.3637 or jared@rallyontherocks.com

May 17 Swing & Blues Dance Night-
Join us at Club Rio, 2 S. 100 West, 21+. Get out & take advantage of the $5 lesson at 8pm (no experience or partner necessary!), followed by social dance to sweet swing & blues tunes. For info: Moab Swing Dance Community on Facebook or call (970) 633-2623. Brought to you by the Moab Swing Dance Community!

May 18 Free Film: The Eagle Huntress-
Directed by Otto Bell. 87 min | 2016 | UK/Mongolia/USA | Rated R. Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl battles to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter. Presented by the Grand County Public Library & the Utah Film Center. 7 pm @ Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For info call the library at 435-259-1111.

May 19 Bike to Work Day

May 19 Gravel Pit Lanes -
7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

May 19-21 8th Annual Willys Overland Rally -
explores the beautiful riches that the Moab area has to offer in your Willys Overland Station Wagon or Truck. Held at Red Cliffs Lodge this year! BBQ, Car Show, Raffle, Trail ride & a great time with friends & family. For info: willysrally.com or call 702-622-5688.

May 20 Moab Charter School Color Run

May 20-21 Moab Golf Club Tournament-
Women's Desert Duster 2 Lady Bestball. Call for info 435-259-6488

May 21-26 Gone Moab- Nissan off-road & outdoor, trail ride event
. Nissan truck & SUV owners experience some of the best 4wheeling in the world. For info: www.gonemoab.com

May 22 Intro to Yoga, a Gentle Yoga Series-
Mondays 10-11:15am. Try this 8 week series, or drop-in any class. Moab Yoga 37 E Center St. See full description on May 1st.

May 22-26 Moab Dark Sky Time-Lapse Workshop-
learn how to capture stunning time-lapses of the night sky & Milky Way in this 3-day, 3-night dark sky time-lapse workshop with award winning cinematographer, Ron Risman. For information please visit timelapsemoab.com.

May 23 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong
- is a moving & non-moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 N. 500 West. 435-260-9678.

May 26 Gravel Pit Lanes -
7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

May 26-31 Moab Dark Sky Time-lapse & Motion Control Workshop-
Take your time-lapse skills to the next level in this 4-day, 4-night workshop with award winning cinematographer, Ron Risman. Learn to capture breathtaking motion control time-lapses using the latest gear from top manufacturers. For information please visit timelapsemoab.com.

May 27-28 25th Annual Moab Arts Festival with Beer & Wine Garden-
free admission, live music, Wine & Beer, Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-6pm. This free event hosts local & national artists welcoming residents & visitors from all parts of the world. Please join us for this special Arts Festival to help us celebrate our 25th year. For more info visit moabartsfestival.org, email info@moabartsfestival.org, or call 435-259-2742. See ad pg 20B.

May 27-29 Book Cliffs Educational Tour-
exploring the geological & archaeological history of the Book Cliffs with guest experts. See article pg

May 27-29 Barrel For Bucks-
Come watch some of the fastest horses and their riders compete for top spotin the popular sport of Barrel Racing! It is free to come and watch, we love the support! For info: Sally Soltvedt 970-210-6712 sjsoltvedt@yahoo.com

May 29 MEMORIAL DAY

May 29 Intro to Yoga, a Gentle Yoga Series
- Mondays 10-11:15am. Try this 8 week series, or drop-in any class. Moab Yoga 37 E Center St. See full description on May 1st.

May 30 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -
is a moving & non-moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 N. 500 West. 435-260-9678.

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