Born on this day: GENE HACKMAN, VANESSA REDGRAVE, RUTH BROWN, JODY WATLEY, DICK CHENEY, SALLY JONES, JOSH SALE, DAWN OLSON, DARLA ERIKSON,
At the Nugget: 5:30 & 8:15pm VICE (2h 12min R)
At the Oliver House, next to the Livery in Norwood, join Tyler Willbanks as he discusses Growing Grains on the Western Slope. Tonight, 5:30-6:30pm.
The 20th Annual Comedy Fest returns to Telluride, February 14th-17th. More info and tickets at sheridanoperahouse.com
Young People’s Theater Presents Mama Mia. Fed 1-2 and 4th. 6pm nightly. More information available at sheridanoperhouse.com.
The Telluride Historical Museum will host an Introduction to Ice Climbing and a historical tour of Ames Power Plant. Saturday, Fed. 9th. Call 970-728-3344 to register.
There will be a First Time Homebuyer Education class, Feb. 4th-5th. A flyer to register is available at smrha.org
MET at the Palm presents CARMEN (Bizet), February 2nd. Live at 11am. Approx. runtime: 3:41 [1 Intermission]
Attention Juniors and Seniors: True North’s Future Center advisors are on hand in Telluride and Norwood to help with completing the FAFSA, searching and applying for college scholarships, editing essays, creating resumes, and applying to career and technical schools. Advisors will be at the Telluride High School Library on Wednesdays from 2-5pm and in Norwood High School from 1-4pm in the Counseling office, as well as by appointment, by calling 970-329-2229.
True North’s Academic Tutoring Program takes place every Wednesday from 3:15-4:30 in the Telluride High School Library. Free and open to any high school students, Tutors are available for help in most subjects.
The Colorado Master Gardner Program begins Jan. 31st, at the Placerville School House, 9am-4pm. Learn more and sign-up at sanmiguel.colostate.edu
The Wilkinson Public Library presents Telluride Film Festival’s Cinematheque winter series “A Director Retrospective- The Great Hal Ashby.” On February 4th, catch BEING THERE (1979, 130 minutes, Rated PG), 6pm.
Saturday, Feb 9th, The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership will lead a guided snowshoe tour if the Red Mountain Mining District. Call 970-626-8500 to learn more or stop by 109 N. Lena St, Ridgeway.
The Annual Butch Cassidy Ski Chase and Nordic Fun Day is Saturday, Feb. 9th. Registration will take place at Priest Lake, 9-9:45am. Open to skier of all abilities and ages. Find out more at www.telluridenordic.com.
KOTO Radio has a new studio at Norwood High School! Tune in every Friday at noon to hear "The Lunch Break," featuring students in Mr. L's class. Also, if you are a West End resident who would like to record a commentary to run after the news on KOTO, email email@example.com to set up a time. Office hours are on Thursdays. Record up to 3 minutes about events, fundraisers, nonprofit updates, community happenings, political opinions and more.
Tonight, Americana/bluegrass duo Growling Old Men will perform at the Sherbino, 7pm. Tickets available at sherbino.org.
The Ah Haa School is offering an action packed schedule for February including silversmithing, painting and ceramics. Learn more about classes and sign-up at ahhaa.org.
Volunteers are needed for the Friends of the Library book sale scheduled for February 15th-17th. Volunteers are especially needed for set up on February 14 and take down on February 17. Volunteers may shop early on the evening of February 14. A sign up form is available at the circulation desk at the library. Volunteers may also call Nancy at 708-4769.