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May Events in Moab

May 22 Full Moon Hike at Dead Horse Point State Park - You haven't truly seen the vistas of Dead Horse Point until you've seen them under the silver glow of the full moon. Join our park naturalist for an evening hike, taking in the beautiful, eerie scenery, while at the same time learning about the moon cycle and its importance to the inhabitants of the Colorado Plateau. 9:00 - 10:30pm. Meet at the Visitor Center at 8:45pm. Sturdy footwear and flashlights will be required of all participants. The hike will consist of approximately two miles over uneven terrain. Due to the timeing of this hike, the park will be open to day use visitors until 11:00pm.

May 22-27 GoneMOAB - is the premier Nissan off-road & outdoor experience event drawing people nationwide. This event is a way for Nissan truck & SUV owners to experience some of the best 4wheeling in the world. In addition to great trail rides, you will have the opportunity to experience everything that the amazing Red Rock area of Moab has to offer plus the comradery of fellow 4 wheelers. For info: gonemoab.com or call 714-592-1533. See article pg 7A.

May 23 Four Week Vintage Jazz Performance Dance Class Taught by Chris Wonderly & Kira Withrow at the MARC Stage Room (111E 100N) Mondays 6:30-7:30pm. In this class you will learn one of the most famous solo jazz routines in history, The Shim Sham! Each week, we will break down a new set of the choreography in a simple, easy to understand way. You will learn techniques to make your dancing more musical. At the end of 4 weeks, we will perform the entire choreography at the Second Saturday Social & Dance Showcase. $40 due first class. Email: Kira Withrow at Swingdancemoab@gmail.com with any questions.

May 23 Chess Club meets every Monday at 6pm til close at The Alley Sports Pub & Grill, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 24 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

May 24 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving and 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 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

May 25 Chakra Yoga Series- instructed by Meagan Coy. Explore the seven main chakras or "wheels of energy" in this fun series. 7:15-8:30pm. Drop ins welcome, Moab Yoga, 37 E. Center. www.moabyoga.com

May 25-26 San Juan County Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic in Blanding for San Juan County residents. Make your appointment at 435-259-8710. The Moab Mobile Vet Clinic will be at the Blanding Ambulance Garage, 857 North 300 West. Space is limited. This program made possible by donations to the Humane Society of Moab Valley.

May 26 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

May 26 Free Lecture: Jody Patterson-Archaeology -It’s Up In The Air- Conservation, Preservation, & Protection of Eastern Utah’s Cultural Resources on a Grand Scale- Balloons, kites, helicopters, & airplanes have been used to study archaeological sites & cultural landscapes since they first took to the air. Today’s technologies & public citizen advocacy frameworks provide unprecedented opportunities take cultural resource preservation to a whole new height (pun intended).The combination of the citizen science movement, public-benefit flying, low-cost aerial technologies, & open source software can be combined to generate nearly real-time monitoring & data collection aimed at historic preservation in remote areas.This presentation will introduce how to implement an aerial site stewardship program in eastern Utah based on their frameworks.This free lecture sponsored by the Museum of Moab & Canyonlands Natural History Association. 6pm at the Moab Information Center, corner of Main & Center Streets.

May 26 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 27 Artist in the Parks Sketch Crawls- 3 locations in Arches National Park. Join Madeline Logowitz, Community Artist in the Parks, for a fun, new way of experiencing & connecting to the park. All ages & levels are welcome. You can join for the whole day or for one session. Locations: Park Avenue Viewpoint 8-10:30am, Landscape Arch 11:30am-1:30pm and San Dune Arch 2:15-4:15pm. If you have art supplies, bring them along with water, sunscreen & a hat. For info: go.nap.gov/2016CAIP. See article pg 9A.

May 27 Dinosaur Tracks Paleontology Tour – join CFI as we visit the best Moab area dinosaur tracks & footprint sites. To enroll email info@cfimoab.org, call 435-259-7750, or go online cfimoab.org.See article pg 6B.

May 27 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 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.

May 28 Moab Backyard Theater Variety Show- Magic, Comedy, Music & Fire Dancing!! 7pm $10, kids 5 & over $5 five & under free. Behind Zax at 56W 100 South

May 28 Sixteenth Annual Ute Mountain Tribal Park Open House- see ad pg 17B

May 28 - 9 Ball Tourneys every Saturday at 6:30pm til close at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 28-29 24th Annual Moab Arts Festival with Beer & Wine Garden - free admission, live music, Wine & Beer Garden, art vendors & art for kids. Located in the gorgeous setting of Swanny City Park (400 North, 100 West) on Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday, 10am-6pm. This free event hosts local & national artists welcoming residents & visitors from all parts of the world. For info: moabartsfestival.org, email info@MoabArtsFestival.org, or call 435-259-2742
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May 30 MEMORIAL DAY

May 30 Chess Club meets every Monday at 6pm til close at The Alley Sports Pub & Grill, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 31 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

May 31 Free Tuesday Night Salsa Intro to Salsa -6:30 -8:30pm Level 1 LA Style Salsa Lesson. Moab Arts & Recreation Center (111E 100N) Go to http://dancemoab.com/ for more information.

June Events in Moab

Jun 2 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

Jun 2 Free Lecture: Beth & Bill Sagstetter, Cliff Dwellings Speak- Deciphering the Ancient Cliff Dwellings of the American Southwest- Have you ever scrambled up a steep cliff to a cliff dwelling only to be disappointed when you finally arrived? Did it seem inscrutable & mute? It did to us for many years. After 40 years of researching & exploring cliff dwellings we discovered some little-known techniques for unraveling the mysteries of these ancient ruins. New & updated information! This free lecture sponsored by the Museum of Moab & Canyonlands Natural History Association. 6pm at the Moab Information Center, corner of Main & Center Streets.

Jun 2-4 Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo - three nights of exciting rodeo action. Food Vendors, Cash Bar, entertainment and more! For more info visit moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com or call 435-259-4852.

Jun 3 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! We throw some colored pins into the mix. Get a strike on colored pin combinations & win from $1 to $25. We match you with a random secret partner every game to give you even more chances to win $$$. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

Jun 3-4 Thelma & Louise Half Marathon & Relay - It'll be a wild ride--run with your best friend, your mom, your daughter, or new friends through the intense, gorgeous landscape of the outlaw heroines' journey. The 5th annual Thelma & Louise Women's Half Marathon will inspire, challenge...and give back. Proceeds go to two organizations that support women and girls: Girls on the Run & Seekhaven Family Crisis Center. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com/tlhm/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.

Jun 6-7 Golf Tournament at Moab Golf Club- Wing Dinger, Mixed Eclectic Bestball, 2705 E. Bench Rd. For info: 435-259-6488.

Jun 7 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

Jun 7 Toastmasters- is a self-paced public speaking club. Held at Zions Bank Building at Noon on the first & third Wedneday of each month.

Jun 9 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

Jun 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.

Jun 11 Art Walk - You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October & November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to eight different venues, see & appreciate many different art displays & enjoy refreshments. For info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.

Jun 13-14 Golf Tournament at Moab Golf Club- Arch & Horsehead, 2 man or 2 Lady Championship of the World, 2705 E. Bench Road. For info: 435-259-6488.

Jun 14 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

Jun 14 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving and 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 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

Jun 16 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

Jun 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.

Jun 17-18 Rockwell Relay- Moab to St. George- take 3 of your buddies & cycle, non-stop, from Moab to St. George. One teammate in the saddle at all times makes for a ‘never forget’ experience. Covering 525 miles of majestic beauty, it is a ride that only invokes a sense of awe. It will test your mind, body, & soul. For info: rockwellrelay.com

Jun 18 Dawg Days of Summer BBQ & Silent Auction Benefit - join us from 5-8pm at Old City Park. Relax & enjoy the tunes of The Williams Brothers playing rock, country & blues while treating your taste buds to delicious backyard BBQ catered & donated by the Blu Pig. You won't want to resist bidding on the many luxury gift items at our silent auction that benefit the Humane Society of Moab Valley! For info: moabpets.org or call 435-259-4862.

Jun 19-25 Desert RATS Stage Race - Racers will run from Grand Junction, Colorado to the world famous Moab, Utah along the beautiful 148-mile Kokopelli trail. This is a grueling event that will challenge the most seasoned athletes yet it is designed so that less experienced ultrarunners can train for & successfully complete the course. For info:geminiadventures.com/running-events-2/desert-rats/ or call 303-249-1112.

Jun 21 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

Jun 21 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving and 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 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

Jun 21 Toastmasters- is a self-paced public speaking club. Held at Zions Bank Building at Noon on the first & third Wedneday of each month.

Jun 21-24 Earth, Water, Sky Summer Science Camp- 3.5 days of hands-on learning sessions, with a geologist, astronomy educator from Clark Planetarium, & art teacher from Monticello High School, the camp will provide opportunities for student’s ages 12-18, from the state of Utah, to learn about astronomy, the night sky, geology, desert rivers, & much more. They will learn while floating the San Juan River in southeastern Utah through one of the most inspirational & classic settings possible for learning about the geologic, astronomical, natural & cultural history of the area. For info or to register: www.fourcornersschool.org

Jun 23 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

Jun 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.

Jun 28 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. moabyoga.com

Jun 28 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving & non-moving meditation class for self healing, with teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

Jun 29 Community Rebuilds Open Houses- 2-7pm at 2095 E. Plateau Circle and 370 Wingate.

Jun 30 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

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