Birthdays: SUGAR RAY LEONARD, DENNIS HOPPER, ENYA, JESSE WINCHESTER, TAJ MAHAL, BOB SAGET, JOSEPH STERN, DIANE ADELSON, RON KANTER, ERIC TROMMER, PAUL GANDELL, BOB ARMSTRONG, APRIL RAINEY, MAUREEN O’SULLIVAN, BETH RICHARDS, BIG JOE TURNER, BROOKS ROBINSON
At the Nugget: 7pm AVENGERS: END GAME (PG-13 3hrs)
The 6th Annual Telluride Literary Arts Festival Features takes place this weekend, May 17-19. For the complete 2019 LitFest schedule and presenter bios, visit www.telluridelitfest.weebly.com
Today is the deadline for applications for Telluride Green Grants. Applications are available at telluride-co.gov and at ecoactionpartners.org. Green Grants provide help for the Telluride community in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.
The Regional Spring Clean-up in Telluride begins today! Located at the Carhenge parking lot. General spring clean-up will be offered today, 10am – 4pm, and tomorrow, 9am – 4pm. Household and garden refuse, scrap metal and appliances, tires and more will be accepted. Electronics will be accepted today, 12pm – 4pm and tomorrow, 9am – 1pm. Accepting office electronics and other miscellaneous equipment. Household hazardous waste disposal will be accepted Saturday, May 18th, 9am – 1pm ONLY. Paints and solvents, household batteries, motor oil and vehicle fluids, fluorescent bulbs and ballasts, expired medications for pets and humans will be accepted. Please visit www.sanmiguelco.gov or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and a list of fees.
Tuesday, May 21st, the Wilkinson Library will continue its series “Tackling Tough Topics,” with a discussion on race and the book, White Fragility. Discussion begins at 5:30pm.
It’s warming up and black bears are awakening. Make sure your polycart complies with the Town of Tellurides requirements. Make sure both latches work, that the lid is intact, there are no cracks in the body and the strap is secure. If your polycart needs stenciling, repair or upgrades, call 970-728-2177. A fed bear is a dead bear.
Telluride Adaptive Sports Program is looking for volunteers for the summer season. For more information, please attend a quick informational meeting at the Telluride Library in the Telluride Room on Wednesday, May 22nd at 5pm. You may also call 970-728-2443 or email m.miller@TellurideAdaptiveSports.org for more info.
SMRHA is hosting Lottery Information Discussions. Learn about the Town of Telluride’s Lottery Process. There will be a Spanish Interpreter at Every Meeting. The next meeting is Monday, May 20th, 5-6pm in the Magazine Room at the WPL.
Registration is open for Tri County Health’s Upcoming courses on Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid. On May 21st, the “Youth Mental Health First Aid,” designed for adults who regularly interact with or work with youth, will meet at the Telluride Fire Station, 9am-5pm. On Friday, May 31st, “Adult Mental Health Fist Aid” will meet at the Ah Haa School, 9am-5pm. The Adult class provides the skills to help your adult friends, family members and coworkers. To register and to find out more, visit tchnetwork.org or contact 970-708-7096.
The public is invited to attend the open house of Ghost Pocket Kitchen, Sunday, May 19th, 2-5pm. Check out the new shared-commercial kitchen space with food, music, and tours of the space. Located at 757 Vance Dr. in Ilium. More info available at ghostpocketkitchen.com.