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January Events

Jan 18 Swing & Blues Dance Night- Join us at Club Rio, 2 S. 100 West, 21+. Get out & take advantage of the FREE drop in lesson at 7pm (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!

Jan 19 National Thank Your Mentor Day- Reach out to thank the mentors of your life. Pass it on by becoming a mentor in 2017. www.grandmentoring.org

Jan 19 FREE Film: Motley's Law
directed by Nicole Horanyi | 90 min | 2015 | Denmark | Not Rated | A fascinating portrait of imberley Motley, a former beauty queen who was the first Western litigation lawyer to work in Kabul, Afganistan, not to mention the only woman. Winner: Grand Jury Prize —2015 DOC NYC, Best Female Director—2015 IDFA. Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center 7 pm at Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info call the library at 435-259-1111.

Jan 20 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.

Jan 20 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.

Jan 20 Open House at the Newly Remodeled Portal Building- 4-7pm to meet the tenants & enjoy the workshops too! See article pg 15A

Jan 20 Karaoke at The Alley - 8:30pm

Jan 21 Moab Regional Hospital's Health Fair- 10am-1pm at the Grand Center, 182 N. 500 West. Come visit and connect with healthcare organizations, professionals & other health-oriented businesses. See ad & article pg 15A

Jan 21 Live Country Dance Music at The Alley-Bubba Bartosh & the Red Rock Outlaws 8:30pm

Jan 24 Drawing Class at Gallery Moab- 12:30-4:30pm, 87 N. Main St. All materials provided. Call Victoria 435-259-9417 to register. Article pg 10A

Jan 24 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.

Jan 24 Moonflower Free Class- What Should I Eat? Eat Real Food. Discuss how to effectively change long ingrained eating habits & tastes. As a counselor, bodywork practitioner & educator, Christina Myers, CMHC, has been helping people heal for over 35 years. . This class is free & will be held from 6-7:30pm in the NEW Moonflower Community space. For info: 435-259-5712. See details pg 15A

Jan 27 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.

Jan 27 Karaoke at The Alley - 8:30pm

Jan 27 Bread & Broth Workshop at Youth Garden Project.
Warm Soup and Bread is the perfect combination of food for cold winter days. Join instructors Susan Kittler, a past owner of Paradox Pizza and local expert of making bread, and Mary Franklin, a long-time Moab resident with expansive cooking experience, for an evening of learning how to make homemade breads and broths at Youth Garden Project!
Participants will get hands on experience working with common kitchen ingredients, leave with a loaf to bake at home, and learn the fundamentals for fresh-out-of-the-oven bread!
What's the perfect pairing for warm bread? SOUP! This workshop will cover how to make simple and versatile broths that can serve as the foundation for endless homemade soup possibilities!
Join us at YGP for a night of DIY Bread and Broth information, warmth, and fun! Cost is $10 per person. To register call 435-259-2326, or email kate@youthgardenproject.org to sign-up! Space is limited, so reserve your spot soon! 5:30pm-7:30pm

Jan 27-29 Yo Mama Un-Canned- Forget politics, environmental crisis, & social injustice! Yo Mama is here to remind us who's really in charge, the source of infinite power & how to navigate space without a puffy suit? Presented in a one-woman shamanic performance with musical accompaniment by Okokok Productions. Star Hall, 159 E. Center, 7pm, $10 admission. For info: okokokproductions.com. See ad & article pg 1B

Jan 28 Dodgeball Tournament- a fundraiser for BEACON Afterschool Program in partnership with Moab City Recreation. 11am-3pm at the Grand County Middle School Gym. $3 Adults, $1 Youth, 3 & under free. Prizes, raffle & refreshments. For info: Kaitlin 435-719-4717 or thomask@grandschools.org. Ad pg 5B & article pg 2A

Jan 28 Chinese New Year Open House
- from 2-5 pm, there will be a celebration of Chinese New Year at the Health Rising Wellness office, 150 East Center, Suite 105. Will provide FREE Stress Relief acupuncture treatments, For info 970-242-0020 or deb@healthrisingwellness.com. See details pg 15A

Jan 28 Live Country Dance Music at The Alley-Bubba Bartosh & the Red Rock Outlaws 8:30pm

Jan 28 Snowshoe Adventures - Canon Country Discovery Center Monticello, Utah. Grab a pair of snowshoes and join  Canyon Country Discovery Center staff at the Dalton Springs parking area for a winter adventure. Search for signs of wildlife, discover plant and animal adaptations and learn about winter safety. No experience necessary. Reservations are required. Bring your own snowshoes or rent for $2. Saturday, January 28, February 25, March 25 1:30 PM - 3:00PM  fourcornersschool.org 435-587-2156

Jan 30 Water Color Painting Class- 12:30-4:30pm at Gallery Moab. All materials are provided. Call Victoria 435-259-9417 to register. See article pg 10A

Jan 31 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.

Jan 31 Drawing Class at Gallery Moab- 12:30-4:30pm, 87 N. Main St. All materials provided. Call Victoria 435-259-9417 to register. See article pg 10A

Jan 31 Grand Area Mentoring New Mentor Orientation- 5pm, at HMK Elementary School. Participants will learn best practices in mentoring & find out if this rewarding volunteer experience is for them. Call 260-9646 to RSVP. Article pg 7A

February Events

Feb 1 Swing & Blues Dance Night- Join us at Club Rio, 2 S. 100 West, 21+. Get out & take advantage of the FREE drop in lesson at 7pm (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!

Feb 2-4 Yo Mama Un-Canned- forget politics, environmental crisis, & social injustice! Yom Mama is here to remind us who's really in charge, the source of infinite power & how to navigate space without a puffy suit? Presented in a one-woman shamanic performance with musical accompaniment by Okokok Productions. Star Hall, 159 E. Center, 7pm, $10 admission. For info: okokokproductions.com. See ad & article pg 1B

Feb 3 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.

Feb 3 Karaoke at The Alley - 8:30pm

Feb 3 Book Signing at Back of Beyond Books- 7pm, 83 N. Main Street. Author Mark Sundeen will be signing his newest book The Unsettlers. Mark turns his keen, thoughtful eye to some truly off-the-grid stories, exploring “unsettling” movements across America. He explores his own struggles with living off the land, while profiling a wild cast of real-life “unsettlers,” from urban farmers, to utopian leaders as they work to build communities outside of traditional modern society. For info: 435-259-5154

Feb 4 Live Country Dance Music at The Alley-Bubba Bartosh & the Red Rock Outlaws 8:30pm

Feb 6 Water Color Painting Class- 12:30-4:30pm at Gallery Moab. All materials are provided. Call Victoria 435-259-9417 to register. See article pg 10A

Feb 6 Sustainable Building & Communities —Smart Shelter Network’s show “The Power of Oink” ( a century of bale building on the Colorado Plateau) with Gary Duncan at the MARC previously announced for Feb 6, will be rescheduled.  Watch Moab Happenings for its appearance sometime in the future.

Feb 7 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.

Feb 8 Winterlude 2017 - the Moab Music Festival presents a week of FREE community concerts & education outreach events in partnership with the University of Utah School of Music. 45-min Concert at Dead Horse Point State Park Visitor Center, 12 pm. Light lunch & optional 1 mile guided trail walk immediately to follow. FREE park entry for the event. For info visit moabmusicfest.org/winterlude-2017 or call 435-259-7003. See ad pg 3B, article pg 6A

Feb 10 KZMU Winterlude 2017 Performance- on KZMU Community Radio, 90.1 and 106.7 FM (stream live, kzmu.org): 1 hour interview & performance with Hasse Borup and Kasia Sokol-Borup, 2:30-3:30, with host Christy Williams. For info visit moabmusicfest.org/winterlude-2017 or call 435-259-7003. See ad pg 3B, article pg 6A

Feb 10 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.

Feb 10 Karaoke at The Alley - 8:30pm

Feb 10 Winterlude 2017 Concert- at Star Hall at 7pm. Free, suggested donation $10/person to support MMF Education and Community Outreach. For info visit moabmusicfest.org/winterlude-2017 or call 435-259-7003.See ad pg 3B, article pg

Feb 11 Puttin' on the Ritz- Seekhaven's finest fundraising event. 5:30pm at Grand Center, 182 N. 500 West. For info: 435-259-2229. See ad pg 2A, article pg 6A.

Feb 11 Live Country Dance Music at The Alley-Bubba Bartosh & the Red Rock Outlaws 8:30pm

Feb 13 Water Color Painting Class- 12:30-4:30pm at Gallery Moab. All materials are provided. Call Victoria 435-259-9417 to register. Article pg 10A

Feb 14 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.

Feb 15 Swing & Blues Dance Night- Join us at Club Rio, 2 S. 100 West, 21+. Get out & take advantage of the FREE drop in lesson at 7pm (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!

Feb 16 Adult Spelling Bee- a fundraiser for the Grand County Education Foundation (GCEF) held at the Bar M Chuckwagon, 7000 N. Hwy 191. See ad pg 2A, article pg 7A

Feb 16 Moab Broadway Jr. Kickoff & Signups- 6:30 pm at the high school band/drama room. Broadway Jr. is for kids in Kindergarten- 8th grade. Come sign up your child or children, pay your fees & order your t-shirts. Kids will be given a link for the music & lyrics on this night. The cost for a week of challenging fun is $20 for one child, or $15 per child for more than one. For info: moabbroadwayreview.com

Feb 17 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.

Feb 17 Karaoke at The Alley - 8:30pm

Feb 18 Live Country Dance Music at The Alley-Bubba Bartosh & the Red Rock Outlaws 8:30pm

Feb 18-19 Downtown Abbey Season 2- following last year’s successful season of radio drama KZMU will performing new episodes of Downtown Abbey, an original comedy about Edward Abbey’s fifth cousin twice removed. Set in a Moab of a parallel universe Downtown Abbey will be presented live, complete with music & sound effects created before your eyes. Performed at Star Hall, 159 E. Center Street

Feb 20 PRESIDENT'S DAY

Feb 20 National Park Service Fee Free Days- The Southeast Utah Group of National Parks (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2017.

Feb 20 Water Color Painting Class- 12:30-4:30pm at Gallery Moab. All materials are provided. Call Victoria 435-259-9417 to register. See article pg 10A

Feb 21 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.

Feb 23 FREE Film: Do Not Resist - Directed by Craig Atkinson. 70 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
Do Not Resist is an urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States.
Winner: Best Documentary—2016 Tribeca Film. Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center
7 pm @ Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info call the library @ 435-259-1111

Feb 24 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.

Feb 24 Karaoke at The Alley - 8:30pm

Feb 24-26 DOCNA Dog Agility- Dogs on Course North America will host a variety of courses for a handler & their dog to run. Dogs are handled through a series of timed obstacle courses, teeter totters, tunnels, jumps & zig-zag weave poles. Spectators are welcome to watch for free, but they should leave their own dogs at home. For info: Cathy 970.261.2148

Feb 25 Eagle Float on the Colorado – join CFI as we embark on an early season river float to witness wintering eagles. Joined by our partners Sheri Griffith Expedition we will float from Loma, Colorado to the Westwater Ranger Station, Utah also known as the Ruby-Horsethief stretch. This calm water stretch provides habitat to bald eagles, golden eagles, & many other varieties of birds. Members of the Moab Bird Club will also join us as expert birders and provide insight into the wide variety of birds we will likely see. To enroll email info@cfimoab.org, call 435-259-7750, or go online cfimoab.org.

Feb 25 Snowshoe Adventures - Canon Country Discovery Center Monticello, Utah. Grab a pair of snowshoes and join  Canyon Country Discovery Center staff at the Dalton Springs parking area for a winter adventure. Search for signs of wildlife, discover plant and animal adaptations and learn about winter safety. No experience necessary. Reservations are required. Bring your own snowshoes or rent for $2. Saturday, January 28, February 25, March 25 1:30 PM - 3:00PM  fourcornersschool.org 435-587-2156

Feb 25 Live Country Dance Music at The Alley-Bubba Bartosh & the Red Rock Outlaws 8:30pm

Feb 25 The Trashion Show Woody's Tavern-winter's funnest party! Design & dress up in your best upcycled outfit for this raging runway & dance party. For info: canyonlandscommunityrecycling@gmail.com. For more info call 435-260-8931.

Feb 27 Water Color Painting Class- 12:30-4:30pm at Gallery Moab. All materials are provided. Call Victoria 435-259-9417 to register. Article pg 10A

Feb 28 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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