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Moab Events - May 2015

May 26 : "Introduction to Proposal Budgeting." Offered by popular demand, this is a class intended for those who have previously attended "Proposal Writing" and/or are non-profit professionals or board members working on creating a budget for a grant proposal. Feel free to email me or leave a message for me at the library it you're wondering if this workshop is for you. 1:30pm at Grand County Library. Sign up: 435-259-1111 x 0

May 26 Basic Salsa Lesson- come to the Moab Arts & Recreation Center,111E 100N, at 7pm for an hour & a half basic LA Style Salsa lesson from 2014 Dancing with the Moab Stars winning instructor, Hurricane Rita. No partner, no experience necessary. Come ready to learn the basic footwork, connection, & some basic social salsa dance moves. $10 drop in. Email DanceMoab@gmail.com for information.

May 28 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 5pm - 8pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment and education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602.
May 28 Magic Show! Magician Rick Boretti, Admission is $5, 7pm at Moab Backyard Theater behind Zax at 56 W 100 South. See ad pg 6A.

May 29 Annual Moab Chamber of Commerce Spring Swing Golf Tournament at the Moab Golf Club, shot gun start 8am, registration begins 7:30am. Hole in 1 wins you a new car! Call Jodie at 435-259-7814 or jodie@moabchamber.com for information & registration.

May 29 Dinosaur Tracks of Moab Paleontology Tour - Join Canyonlands Field Institute & the Museum of Moab for this day-long partnership tour and visit the best of the best tracks left by dinosaurs in the Moab area. You’ll see some of the most spectacular dinosaur footprint sites of the Jurassic & Cretaceous periods including tracks left by carnivorous and herbivorous giants on ancient lake shores, river sandbars, & in inter-dune oases. Bring a camera & be prepared to walk where dinosaurs roamed millions of years ago. The trip’s guide, John Foster, Director of the Museum of Moab, is a vertebrate paleontologist specializing in the paleoecology of Late Jurassic terrestrial ecosystems. He has worked in Mesozoic rocks of the Colorado Plateau region, & most frequently in the Moab area, for more than 20 years. Lunch, snacks & water are provided. For info call 435-259-7750. Email: cfimoab.org.

May 29 “Moab Spotlight”- Magic Show opens at 7pm with Magician Rick Boretti admission $5. Free live music, 8pm. Fun for all ages! Moab Backyard Theater behind Zax at 56 W 100 South. See ad pg 6A, article pg 7A.

May 29 Rule the Rocks - Swanny City Park - Registration: 4-5 p.m. / Competition: 5-7 p.m. Cash and gear awarded for the top SKATE and BMX competitor in each category: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Register at each venue on the day of the event. HELMETS REQUIRED. ALL MINORS WILL NEED WRITTEN PARENTAL CONSENT TO PARTICIPATE. QUESTIONS? VISIT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/WAYTOQUIT

May 29-31 Grand Junction Art & Music Festival- Main Street in Downtown Grand Junction comes alive for a full weekend with music performed by local & national artists, artist demonstrations in a variety of mediums & artists selling beautiful, high-quality work. This outdoor event features high quality street vendors, live music, extended shopping hours & other fun activities. For the complete list of events: www.downtowngj.org.

May 30 Beginner Salsa Bootcamp! Learn Salsa in a day! - come to the Moab Arts & Recreation Center,111E 100N, from 9am-1pm for a 4 hour intensive boot camp taught by 2014 Dancing with the Moab Stars winning instructor, Hurricane Rita. Dress comfortably. No partner, no experience necessary to get involved. Learn timing, foot work, styling, & some simple combinations to take with you onto the dance floor wherever you go! $30 if you register before May 15th. $40 at the door. Email DanceMoab@gmail.com with questions.

May 30 “Music Theme Night”--Magician Rick Boretti opens at 7pm admission $5. Free Musical tribute, 8pm. Fun for all ages! Moab Backyard Theater behind Zax at 56 W 100 South. See ad pg 6A, article pg 7A.


June Events in Moab

Jun 1 WabiSabi Lunch in the Park-from noon to 1pm at Swanny City Park. Come experience a sense of community while enjoying a delicious meal. All are invited to attend these healthful free or by-donation lunches that feature locally-grown ingredients. Please help us reduce waste by bringing your own reusable plate and fork. For info: 435-259-2553.

Jun 3 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

Jun 4 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 5pm - 8pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment and education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602.

Jun 4-6, Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo.-See the cowboys and cowgirls of the Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo. Watch bullriders, calf ropers, barrel racers, saddle bronc riding, and much more! We even have mutton bustin' for the kids and a stick pony race for the even younger kids! Hope to see ya'll there! 435-259-4852 info at moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com. See ad & article pg 19A.

Jun 6 Thelma & Louise Half Marathon- 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 4th 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 info visit moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.

June 6 Moab Poets And Writers- presents a writing workshop with Novelist Mylene Dressler, "Beginning in the Middle: Crafting Dynamic Fiction." In this workshop you will learn how to leap straight into the heart of a story, scene or character. Mylene will also help you develop techniques to keep your writing moving & explain strategies for avoiding writer's block. Writers at any level of experience are welcome.10am to noon at the MARC, 111 East 100 N. $15.00 for Moab Poets And Writers members - $20.00 for non-members. To register e-mail marcymoab@yahoo.com. Drop ins are also welcome.

Jun 6-7 Win-Dinger Mixed Eclectic- for entry info call Moab Golf Club 435-259-6488.

June 6-7 Canyonlands 37th Annual Bowling Tournament- at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1076 Millcreek Dr. Call 435-259-4748 for questions & registration. Spectators welcome.

Jun 8 WabiSabi Lunch in the Park-from noon to 1pm at Swanny City Park. Come experience a sense of community while enjoying a delicious meal. All are invited to attend these healthful free or by-donation lunches that feature locally-grown ingredients. Please help us reduce waste by bringing your own reusable plate and fork. For info: 435-259-2553.

Jun 11 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 5pm - 8pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment and education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602.

Jun 11-13 Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo- in Cortez, Colorado. For information: utemountainroundup.org. See ad pg 18B.

Jun 13 ArtWalk- meet local artists & fellow art lovers in galleries throughout downtown. Share an evening of refreshments & art appreciation. Come be a part of Art in Moab 6-9pm.

Jun 13-14 Arch & Horsehead 2-man Golf Tournament- for entry information call Moab Golf Club 435-259-6488.

June 13-14 Canyonlands 37th Annual Bowling Tournament- at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1076 Millcreek Dr, 435-259-4748. Spectators welcome.

Jun 15 WabiSabi Lunch in the Park-from noon to 1pm at Swanny City Park. Come experience a sense of community while enjoying a delicious meal. All are invited to attend these healthful free or by-donation lunches that feature locally-grown ingredients. Please help us reduce waste by bringing your own reusable plate and fork. For info: 435-259-2553.
Jun 17 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

Jun 19-21 Range Creek Fremont Culture & Archaeology Trip- with Canyonlands Field Institute, join us for a rare opportunity to see prehistoric Fremont rock art & archaeological sites in-depth at Range Creek, in the Book Cliffs between Green River & Price, Utah. Anthropologist Rebecca Martin will help narrate the story of this unique landscape, the people who lived here, how they lived, & why they eventually departed. The 2 day/2 night trip includes a visit to the ranch homestead, stories about early day settlers as well as information about canyon geology, flora & fauna. For info: 435-259-7750 or cfimoab.org.

Jun 20 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 8am - noon. Fruit, veggies, entertainment and education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602.

Jun 20 Edge of the Cedars Museum - presents Blanding Archaeologist Winston Hurst who will discuss Glimpses of Chaco in Utah: Recent Investigations at Montezuma Village and the JPSD Site, 2 p.m. See ad pg 17B

June 20-21 Canyonlands 37th Annual Bowling Tournament- at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1076 Millcreek Dr, 435-259-4748. Spectators welcome.

Jun 21 FATHER'S DAY


Jun 22 WabiSabi Lunch in the Park-from noon to 1pm at Swanny City Park. Come experience a sense of community while enjoying a delicious meal. All are invited to attend these healthful free or by-donation lunches that feature locally-grown ingredients. Please help us reduce waste by bringing your own reusable plate and fork. For info: 435-259-2553.

Jun 25 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 5pm - 8pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment and education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602.

Jun 26 Dinosaur Tracks of Moab Paleontology Tour - Join Canyonlands Field Institute & the Museum of Moab for this day-long partnership tour and visit the best of the best tracks left by dinosaurs in the Moab area. You’ll see some of the most spectacular dinosaur footprint sites of the Jurassic & Cretaceous periods including tracks left by carnivorous and herbivorous giants on ancient lake shores, river sandbars, & in inter-dune oases. Bring a camera & be prepared to walk where dinosaurs roamed millions of years ago. The trip’s guide, John Foster, Director of the Museum of Moab, is a vertebrate paleontologist specializing in the paleoecology of Late Jurassic terrestrial ecosystems. He has worked in Mesozoic rocks of the Colorado Plateau region, & most frequently in the Moab area, for more than 20 years. Lunch, snacks & water are provided. For info call 435-259-7750. Email: info@cfimoab.org

Jun 26 Magic and “Moab Spotlight” Magic Show opens at 7:30pm with Magician Rick Boretti admission 5 dollars 8:30pm Scott Ibex presents Moab Folk and Country Fest – -Fun for all ages! Moab Backyard Theater—behind Zax at 56 W 100 South---Outside Food and Drink always welcome

Jun 27 Dawg Days of Summer BBQ & Silent Auction

Jun 27-28 Canyonlands 37th Annual Bowling Tournament- at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1076 Millcreek Dr, 435-259-4748. Spectators welcome.

Jun 29-Jul 2 Moab Summer Camp - Sustainable YOU! with USU Moab & Canyonlands Field Institute. Especially for kids going into 5th through 8th grades, this fun summer adventure & learning experience will get them out & active around Moab during four day-long sessions & one overnight at CFI’s Professor Valley Field Camp. Discover ways we can improve this beautiful place we call home by investigating local waterways, how we travel, what we do with recycling & waste, & where our food comes from, through fun & engaging activities. Scholarships/sibling discounts are available. For more info call 435-259-7750 or email: info@cfimoab.org.

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