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February Events

Feb 19 Yoga with Star- 11:30-12:45pm at Moab Recreation & Aquatic Center, 374 N Park Ave. Props available. Drop-in prices. Donation based for AARP Medicare Sup, SilverSneaker, and Fit members. Questions? Contact Star Kolb mindivine@gmail.com 406-291-6408

Feb 19 Meditation Class with Tom Edwards-
12:30-1:30 at the Grand County Public Library, 259 E. Center St. Learn to meditate, or renew & continue your meditation practice. This is an ongoing group, but you can feel free to come & go. Please bring a cushion if you have one. For info: 435-260-9488

Feb 19 Moab Speaks- Noon-1pm at Zions Bank, 330 S. Main Street. Improve your public speaking & leadership skills. For info: facebook.com/MoabSpeaks

Feb 19 Moab Poets & Writers- 6pm at the Grand County Library, 257 E. Center St. Open Reading, any level or even just listeners.

Feb 19 Daughters of the Utah Pioneers- meet every Wednesday from 2-3pm at the historic building between the City offices & Center St Gym.

Feb 20 Community Lunch at St. Francis Episcopal Church- 11:30am-1pm, 250 Kane Creek Blvd. Free Soup & Bread. All are welcome. Donations support the community food pantry at the St. Francis Episcopal Church. For info: 435-260-9860

Feb 20 Posture Fitness Class- 11:30am-12:30pm at the Moab Recreation & Aquatic Center, 374 Park Ave. First class FREE for newbies. For info: Jessica Kisiel 505-412-3132

Feb 20 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation- 5:30pm at 125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood & Music Sound Therapist Annette Kearl, PhD. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859.

Feb 20 Community Tarot with Ivy Does Tarot- Three card readings from 6-8pm at Helipad Moab. Pay what you can - $15 suggested donation. Follow @ivydoestarot.com for private readings. See ad pg 16A

Feb 20 Author Event: Four Corners/One Book- a Community Wide Reading Program welcomes Chuck Greaves, author of Church of the Graveyard Saints. 6 pm at the Moab Library, 257 E. Center St. 435-259-1111

Feb 20 Media Mix & Mingle-
7-9pm at 98 Center. Work in Film? Want to work in Production? Interested in connecting with other media professionals? Come schmooze with us. For info: 435-259-4341

Feb 21 Prenatal Yoga Series with Star Kolb- Fridays 3-4:30pm, Moab Yoga, 37 E Center St. A yoga practice designed to support your pregnancy. Enjoy the company of fellow expecting mothers. All while opening & stabilizing your body, developing grace with your breath, & enjoying deep relaxation. $35 per session. Drop-in welcome. No experience needed. For info: 435-259-2455 or moabyoga.com. Questions for Star 406-291-6408

Feb 21 Get STRONG Yoga Series with Angela Houghton- noon-1:15pm. Asana practice that will have a strong alignment focus & drills to invoke body wisdom in the poses each week. We invite you to explore getting moabyoga.com

Feb 21 “The Importance of Play” Workshop & Presentations: The Restless Observers Creative Studio- 6pm at Grand County High School. Theater is more than just prancing around on a stage in colorful costumes (although let’s be honest, that’s one of the perks). At it’s core theater is a great outlet for creative expression, a safe environment to encourage you to push your comfort zones, & ultimately a great way to remember the incredible power of play. Join us for an exclusive general taste of the winter masterclass program that eight students have taken part in, followed by a presentation of their final scenes! Tickets: FREE. No children under the age of 5. For info: restlessobserverstheater.com

Feb 21 Free SyFy Film Festival-
7pm at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E. 100 North. Join us to view a classic sci fi film. Popcorn will be provided but feel free to bring your own snacks also. The film this week is "Invasion of the Body Snatchers".For info: 435-259-6272. See article pg 5A

Feb 21 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 22 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation- 10am at 2125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood & Music Sound Therapist Annette Kearl, PhD. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859

Feb 22 Yoga Movement Drawing (Figure & Movement Drawing) - 2-4pm at Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E 100 N (Dance Room) . A different take on classical figure drawing. Move beyond mimicking to find your natural language in drawing the figure. Shift your perspective of figure drawing & body movement thru a guided yoga experience combined with drawing instruction to express these movements on paper.Drawing taught by Laura Creekmore. For details on private art sessions, contact Laura (601) 316-3066. Yoga taught by Lena Powell. For details on private yoga sessions, contact Lena Powell (970) 497-6012. All levels welcome. For info: www.moabarts.org/classes/figuremovementdrawing

Feb 22 What Went Wrong Live: Seussical the Musical (Live Studio Taping)- 7pm at the Grand County High School Auditorium. In 1999, Seussical the Musical (a show based on the colorful characters of Dr. Seuss) held the promise of being the musical to reach Lion King levels of success on Broadway. However, following multi-million-dollar frauds, backstage power struggles, as well as horrible articles & reviews from a new form of media…the internet, the show would close in six months at a loss of 10 million dollars. But the story doesn’t end there. Join Brendon Henderson as they celebrate the Wait in the Wings YouTube channel passing 1,000 subscribers with this live studio taping chronicling the dramatic backstage story of failure & the inspiring story of redemption that is Seussical the Musical. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the continuation of the BEACON afterschool program! Tickets: $20 adults $10 kids (12 and under). No children under the age of 5. For info: restlessobserverstheater.com. See article and ad pg 8B

Feb 22 Cosy Sheridan in Concert- 7pm at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E. 100 North. Tickets are $12 at the door. See article pg 10A

Feb 22-23 Dog Agility Trials- separate class divisions for Veterans & Junior Handlers & a variety of games. NADAC dog agility offers something for everyone! Courses are fun & fast due to the flow & distance between obstacles. The goal is to maintain an environment that tests dog & handler teams with appropriate challenges while combining speed, accuracy, distance, & teamwork. Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S Hwy 191. For info: nadac.com

Feb 23 Mindful Movement Yoga Series - 4-5:30pm at Moab Yoga, 37 E Center St. - Join Lena Powell in a gentle journey designed to bring you into the present moment. Mindfulness within movement, poses (asana) & breath helps tune out distractions & become more focused. info: wellnessliving.com/rs/event/moab_yoga

Feb 23 Yoga for Athletes - 5:15 pm at The Gym on 5th - 420 N 500 W #3

Feb 24 Posture Fitness Class- 11:30am-12:30pm at the Moab Recreation & Aquatic Center, 374 Park Ave. First class FREE for newbies. No class on February 17th. For info: Jessica Kisiel 505-412-3132

Feb 24 YoMassage Class-
5:30pm at the Red Rock Bakery meeting room, 74 S Main St. Call or text Meagan Coy 563-528-2908 for details.

Feb 24 Wake Up Flow - 10-11am, Rotating Location (check desertpoweryoga.com for details). Find your flow with the music & the dance of the breath. Combined with 3 rounds of a vinyasa & a short time of relaxing at the end. $10+ suggested donation. All levels welcome. Yoga mats available. Taught by Lena Powell. Contact (970) 497-6012 for details on private sessions.

Feb 25 Sheng Zhen Tuesdays with Lisa- with two meditation forms from 1:-1:45 seated from a chair and a standing form taught from 2:00-3:00 pm at the Grand Center Vitality Room at 182 North 500 West. Contact certified teacher, Lisa DeRees 435-260-9678 for details.

Feb 25 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation-
5:30pm at 125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859.

Feb 25 Dinner with a Doc at Moab Regional Hospital-
“Knee Pain? What Should I Do?” 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Dr. Franke, our new orthopedist, presenting on knee pain. Event & dinner are free. For info: 435-719-5580

Feb 25 Free Movie: Honeyland- The most awarded film from 2019 Sundance Festival. The last female bee hunter in Europe struggles to find balance between nature & humanity. See full description Feb 13th. 7 pm at the Castle Valley Library. For info: 435-259-1111

Feb 26 Yoga with Star- 11:30-12:45pm at Moab Recreation & Aquatic Center, 374 N Park Ave. Props available. Drop-in prices. Donation based for AARP Medicare Sup, SilverSneaker, and Fit members. Questions? Contact Star Kolb mindivine@gmail.com 406-291-6408

Feb 26 Meditation Class with Tom Edwards-
12:30-1:30 at the Grand County Public Library, 259 E. Center St. Learn to meditate, or renew & continue your meditation practice. This is an ongoing group, but you can feel free to come & go. Please bring a cushion if you have one. For info: 435-260-9488

Feb 26 Daughters of the Utah Pioneers- meet every Wednesday from 2-3pm at the historic building between the City offices & Center St Gym.

Feb 27 Community Lunch at St. Francis Episcopal Church- 11:30am-1pm, 250 Kane Creek Blvd. Free Soup & Bread. All are welcome. Donations support the community food pantry at the St. Francis Episcopal Church. For info: 435-260-9860

Feb 28 Prenatal Yoga Series with Star Kolb- Fridays 3-4:30pm, Moab Yoga, 37 E Center St. A yoga practice designed to support your pregnancy. Enjoy the company of fellow expecting mothers. All while opening & stabilizing your body, developing grace with your breath, & enjoying deep relaxation. $35 per session. Drop-in welcome. No experience needed. For info: 435-259-2455 or moabyoga.com. Questions for Star 406-291-6408

Feb 28 Get STRONG Yoga Series with Angela Houghton- noon-1:15pm. Asana practice that will have a strong alignment focus & drills to invoke body wisdom in the poses each week. We invite you to explore getting moabyoga.com

Feb 28-Mar 1 Adult Indoor Soccer Tournament-
starting 5pm on Friday, all day Saturday & Sunday at the Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Hwy 191. If interested in registering your team call Moab City Rec at 435-259-2255

Feb 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.

Feb 29 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation- 10am at 2125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood & Music Sound Therapist Annette Kearl, PhD. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859

Feb 29 Yoga Movement Drawing (Figure & Movement Drawing) - 2-4pm at Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E 100 N (Dance Room) . A different take on classical figure drawing. Move beyond mimicking to find your natural language in drawing the figure. Shift your perspective of figure drawing & body movement thru a guided yoga experience combined with drawing instruction to express these movements on paper.Drawing taught by Laura Creekmore. For details on private art sessions, contact Laura (601) 316-3066. Yoga taught by Lena Powell. For details on private yoga sessions, contact Lena Powell (970) 497-6012. All levels welcome. For info: www.moabarts.org/classes/figuremovementdrawing

Feb 29 Moab Trashion Show 2020- will be held at Woody's Tavern at 8 pm. This is a 21 plus event & costs $10. All are encouraged to create & dress up in an outfit made from all found, repurposed, & recycled materials. Get a chance to walk the runway for great prize packages. Proceeds from the Trashion Show benefits Resiliency Hub (Formerly Canyonlands Community Recycling) & their upcyling programming. See article pg 21A, ad pg 20B

Feb 29 Eagle Float on the Colorado – The Eagle Float is an opportunity to enjoy a full-day river trip on a calm stretch of the Colorado River, and to see wintering Bald & Golden Eagles plus many varieties of waterfowl. We will learn about eagle identification, habits, migration, and management from our local Moab Bird Club and a Hawkwatch International Staff Member. To enroll email info@cfimoab.org, call 435-259-7750, or go online cfimoab.org.

Feb 29 Moab Swing Dance!- 8-10 pm at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center. Join us for some fun swing dancing! No experience or partner necessary. Beginner lesson at 8 pm. Big Band-era DJ music till 10. $5 suggested donation. More info at facebook.com/moabswingdance

March Events

Mar 1 Mindful Movement Yoga Series - 4-5:30pm at Moab Yoga, 37 E Center St. - Join Lena Powell in a gentle journey designed to bring you into the present moment. Mindfulness within movement, poses (asana) & breath helps tune out distractions & become more focused. info: wellnessliving.com/rs/event/moab_yoga

Mar 2 Permaculture Workshop Series: Permaculture In Our Daily Lives- 6-8pm at Grand County Library Large Meeting Room. Join long-time permaculture practitioner & local business owner Jeff Adams for the second permaculture workshop in this series sponsored by Moonflower Co-op. While most often thought of in terms of gardening, permaculture has more to offer as a holistic framework & process for cultivating context specific strategies & systems to achieve desired goals. During this presentation we will explore how permaculture goes beyond gardening to support & inform our daily lives & livelihoods. Third workshop on March 16th. For info: 435-259-5712

Mar 3, 10, 17, 24 SoulCollage: Art for the Soul- 6-8 pm at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E. 100 North. This workshop uses magazine images to create cards that invite you to explore within. Join Lucia, a Certified SoulCollage Facilitator, in making one card or a whole deck. All supplies provided. No experience necessary! $25/class or $90/4 class series. Drop-ins welcome. Bring a friend & both get $5 off. Must pre-register. Call/text Lucia 801-631-8915.

Mar 6 Get STRONG Yoga Series with Angela Houghton- noon-1:15pm. Asana practice that will have a strong alignment focus & drills to invoke body wisdom in the poses each week. We invite you to explore getting moabyoga.com

Mar 6, 7, 8 KZMU Presents: Wormhole! A Radio Play- 7-9pm on Friday & Saturday at Star Hall, 159 E. Center St. 2-4pm for the Sunday matinee. WormHole! takes place in Anytown, USA in the not-too-far future when four unlikely characters try to save the world from AI bots via wormhole & song. Tickets available at the door & Back of Beyond Books, Canyonlands Copy Center, & Wabi Sabi Thriftstore. For info: 435-259-8824

Mar 8 DAYLIGHT SAVINGS (Spring Forward)

Mar 10 Science Moab on Tap: Mad Max, Dust & the Future of Moab- 6:30pm at the Helipad, 239 W Center St. Grab a beer & listen to Moab scientists talk about their research. This event is free. See ad pg 6B

Mar 13 - Get STRONG Yoga Series with Angela Houghton- noon-1:15pm. Asana practice that will have a strong alignment focus & drills to invoke body wisdom in the poses each week. We invite you to explore getting moabyoga.com

Mar 13 Community Tarot with Ivy Does Tarot- Three card readings from 6-8pm at Helipad Moab. Pay what you can - $15 suggested donation. Follow @ivydoestarot.com for private readings. See ad pg 16A

Mar 14 Canyonlands Half Marathon- Thousands of runners come together in March to enjoy the scenic red rock formations & winding Colorado River that Moab has come to be known for! Running parallel to Arches National Park and the Mighty Colorado, runners are in for a real treat. For info: madmooseevents.com

Mar 14-17 Moab Skinny Tire Festival- contains some of the best road biking in the world. There are hundreds of miles of paved roads in & out of this world-class scenery that is known by every adventure seeker globally. For info: skinnytireevents.com

Mar 16 Permaculture Workshop Series: Building Community & Enhancing Watershed Resilience Through Permaculture- 6-8pm at Grand County Library Library Large Meeting Room. Join long-time permaculture practitioner & local business owner Jeff Adams for the last permaculture workshops in this series sponsored by Moonflower Co-op. Using permaculture as a guiding framework, we will explore the concept of resilience & place-­making through inspiring examples from around the country. Following a brief presentation, we will engage in conversation about practical strategies we may pursue to enhance our local resilience. For info: 435-259-5712

Mar 17 ST. PATRICK'S DAY

Mar 20 - Get STRONG Yoga Series with Angela Houghton- noon-1:15pm. Asana practice that will have a strong alignment focus & drills to invoke body wisdom in the poses each week. We invite you to explore getting moabyoga.com

Mar 21 Behind the Rocks Ultra- 50 mile, 50k, 30k, & 10 Mile. Behind the Rocks Ultra starts and finishes at the Behind the Rocks Trail, along the border of the Behind the Rocks Wilderness Study Area. Behind the Rocks Ultra will test you mentally & physically. While the 30K can give a runner an introduction to Moab trail running, the 50 Mile course is among our most challenging events. For info: madmooseevents.com

Mar 27 Community Roller Rink Night - Free Final Fridays! Join Skate Moab's popup roller rink each month from 6-9pm at the Old Spanish Trail Arena Pavilion. FREE skate rental for locals (just $5 for visitors). Glide, dance, or scoot around the open-air rink as you check out the beautiful view of the red rocks and La Sal Mountains. Music, concessions, skate mates, & free instruction available. ALL AGES EVENT! skatemoab.com

Mar 27-29 The Green River Rock & Mineral Festival-
at John Wesley Powell River History Museum on Main Street, Green River. Brings awareness to & fosters appreciation of rural places, wilderness, unique sites, & overlooked histories. Specifically, the festival seeks to highlight the area around Green River, Utah. Arguably the most successful aspect of the festival is the field trips. We bring in regional experts to share knowledge of these sites through field trips with local residents & visitors alike. Sign ups for the FREE field trips on Friday night of the festival. For info: 435-820-0592 or info@greenriverrocks.com

Mar 28-30 Moab Rocks Mountain Bike Stage Race-takes some of the regions best classic & new routes including Klondike, Porcupine Rim & Mag 7 combining them into a 3-day masterpiece of cross country & timed descents in a fully supported format. For info: transrockies.com/moab-rocks

Mar 30 Blue Mtn Entertainment presents Lennie Gallant-
7pm at Monticello High School Auditorium. Lennie and his band perform traditional & original music from Prince Edward Island, Canada. The music & lyrics reflect the life style, the landscape & the traditional stories of Prince Edward Island & the Maritimes. For info: Derryl Jack 435-587-2753 or derryl.jack@zionsbank.com


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