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January Events

Jan 18 Moab First Sustainable Tourism Campaign- 2-4pm at the Moab Information Center, corner of Main & Center Streets. The Moab Travel Council staff will be giving a bag to each person who attends & recites two practices they are willing to commit to for sustainability in 2019. www.MoabFirst.com in support of Moab City’s Plastic Bag Ban. See pg 10B

Jan 18 Moab Library Free Screening - Dolores - In the 1950's, a working class wife and mother of eleven children helps to establish a farmer's union, which later develops into a platform for feminism and gender equality. Today, Dolores Huerta continues to be a leader for civil rights and social justice.The documentary film is 95 minutes long and not rated. Large meeting room 6:00pm 257 E Center St.

Jan 18-20 Bluff Balloon Festival - 21st annual International Balloon Festival in Bluff, Utah. Friday flights start at 7:30 am followed by Taco Supper presented by Bluff Elementary School. Saturday flights begin at 7:30 am. From noon to 5 pm, Arts Fair at the Community Center. Chili and Ice Cream Social from 4-6:30pm. Enjoy the balloons up close for the Glowin at 5:30pm. Sunday sunrise flights over Valley of the Gods begin with a 7:00 am caravan from the Bluff Community Center.

Jan 18 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 19 Moab Contra Dance-
at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E 100 North. No partner or experience needed to dance. Workshop for beginning dancers at 7:30. Live music by The Moab Community Dance Band with Peg Harty, dance caller. $7 suggested donation goes to Grand County school music program.

Jan 20 Full Lunar Eclipse - Totality begins at 9:41pm. See pg 16A

Jan 20, 27 Intro to Yoga with Lily Houghton-
4 Sundays from 4-5:15pm.Curious about yoga or wanting to refine the basics of yoga? This is the class for you! Join Lily at Moab Yoga 37E Center St. For info: moabyoga.com or 435.259.2455

Jan 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 21 Posture Fitness: Exercise Class- using the Egoscue Method© & Posture Restoration Institute© (PRI) techniques. Mondays from 11:30am to 12:30pm at the Moab Recreation & Aquatics Center, 374 N. Park Ave. First class FREE for newbies! For more information contact Jessica at 505-412-3132, or go to: www.thepfathlete.com.

Jan 21 Martin Luther King Day of Service -
Organized by Moab Americorps VISTAs and the Moab Valley Multicultural Center. Organizations that could use at least one hour of volunteer help on this day should contact JD McClanahan at 435-259-1368 or 940-368-7818.

Jan 21 National Park Service Fee Free Day- the Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches & Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep & Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees five days in 2019 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors & spend time with their friends & family in the national parks this year. See article pg 15A

Jan 22 Beginning Tai Chi with Drew Roots - 6 Tuesdays starting January 22. 5:15-6:5pm at the Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center. Learn how to feel and move your chi to improve your health, balance, strength and alignment. For info: Call Drew 435-260-9298.

Jan 22 Pre-Diabetes & Nutrition Management - With Janel Arbon Moab Regional Hospital Registered Dietitian.5:30pm Free Light dinner will be served! RSVP requested at vista@mrhmoab.org or call 435-719-5580

January 22 Moab Swing Dance- New Year: New Dance!
Got a new year's resolution? Come learn to dance! In the month of January, we'll be offering beginner lessons in East Coast Swing, Charleston, and Collegiate Shag, all dances under the Swing umbrella. Each week, we'll build more choreography. 7 - 8:30 pm at the MARC. Social dance after class until 10 pm. $10 per class. Beginners welcome! More info at facebook.com/moabswingdance.

Jan 23 Daughters of the Utah Pioneers- meet every Wednesday from 2-3pm at the historic building between the City offices & Center St Gym.

Jan 25 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 26 BEACON Afterschool Community Dodgeball Tournament-
join us for our annual Dodgeball Tournament! Teams of eight will compete to be the Moab Dodgeball Champion, along with other fun games & prizes. If interested in entering a team, please contact Lindsey Bartosh at bartoshl@grandschools.org. See pg 5B

Jan 26 Build Your Own Apothecary- join Erika of the Mobile Moon Co-op from 2-4pm at Moonflower Community Co-op. Check for more details at www.moonflower.coop or calling 259-5712

Jan 27 Intro to Yoga with Lily Houghton- 4 Sundays from 4-5:15pm.Curious about yoga or wanting to refine the basics of yoga? This is the class for you! Join Lily at Moab Yoga 37E Center St. For info: moabyoga.com or 435.259.2455

Jan 28 Posture Fitness: Exercise Class- using the Egoscue Method© & Posture Restoration Institute© (PRI) techniques. Mondays from 11:30am to 12:30pm at the Moab Recreation & Aquatics Center, 374 N. Park Ave. First class FREE for newbies! For more information contact Jessica at 505-412-3132, or go to: www.thepfathlete.com.

January 29 TEDx Moab Library Lunch Hour- Bring your own lunch and join us for a TED inspired lunch hour. Over lunch, we will watch recorded talks related to the theme: Let the Light In. Hot drinks will be served. Moab Library, large meeting room 257 E Center St. For more info about TED visit their website at TED.com

January 29 Moab Swing Dance- New Year: New Dance!
Got a new year's resolution? Come learn to dance! In the month of January, we'll be offering beginner lessons in East Coast Swing, Charleston, and Collegiate Shag, all dances under the Swing umbrella. Each week, we'll build more choreography. 7 - 8:30 pm at the MARC. Social dance after class until 10 pm. $10 per class. Beginners welcome! More info at facebook.com/moabswingdance.

Jan 30 Daughters of the Utah Pioneers- meet every Wednesday from 2-3pm at the historic building between the City offices & Center St Gym.

February Events

Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 Yoga and Reiki with Meagan Coy & Andrea Grace-
12:30-2pm. A self-love exploration through movement and healing. Moab Yoga 37E Center St. For info: www.moabyoga.com 435.259.2455

Feb 3, 10 Intro to Yoga with Lily Houghton- 4 Sundays from 4-5:15pm.Curious about yoga or wanting to refine the basics of yoga? This is the class for you! Join Lily at Moab Yoga 37E Center St. For info: moabyoga.com or 435.259.2455

Feb 4, 11 Posture Fitness: Exercise Class-
using the Egoscue Method© & Posture Restoration Institute© (PRI) techniques. Mondays from 11:30am to 12:30pm at the Moab Recreation & Aquatics Center, 374 N. Park Ave. First class FREE for newbies! For more information contact Jessica at 505-412-3132, or go to: www.thepfathlete.com.

Feb 12 Kick off for the Broadway Jr. Production- 6:30 pm at thte Grand County High School band room. Sign up , pay fee, get songs, meet teachers & be ready for Broadway Jr. Week. For info: gngplus5@gmail.com

Feb 5 Science Moab on Tap- 5:30pm at Woody's Tavern, 221 S. Main St. Guest speaker Sasha Reed's topic "The Word on the Street: NEW things we have learned about our desert ecosystems in the last 10 years!" Grab a beer & listen to Moab scientists talk about their research.

Feb 14 Valentine's Day

Feb 14 Cancer Support Group- meets at 6pm on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Offering a support network for individuals & caregivers in all phases of cancer. Led by Brenda Keating 970-350-3350.

Feb 16 Moab Contra Dance- at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E 100 North. No partner or experience needed to dance. Workshop for beginning dancers at 7:30. Live music by The Moab Community Dance Band with Peg Harty, dance caller. $7 suggested donation goes to Grand County school music program.

Feb 18 Presidents' Day

Feb 20 Open Mic -  Come read some prose or a short story. You could also sing a song or share some art. We have an hour and 45 minutes to share with each other. Moab Library, 257 E Center St. 6:00pm

Feb 23 Eagle Float on the Colorado- with Canyonlands Field Institute, Moab Bird Club and Sheri Griffith River Expeditions. Grab your binolculars & cameras for this beautiful float in Ruby-Horsethief Canyons as we look for wintering eagles & waterfowl. Whether you are a novice or expert birder, you will have a great time viewing & learning about the wildlife on this stretch of river. For info: info@cfimoab.org or 435-259-7750.

Feb 23 The Trashion Show-
a runway & dance party event that encourages all attendees to create & wear an outfit made of upcycled materials. Sign-up at the door to enter the runway to win great prizes. Cover is $10 & you must be 21+. All proceeds benefit the Resiliency Hub, a local sustainability nonprofit. For more info email resiliencyhub@gmail.com.


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