Events on this Day

 Tuesday, October 13th
DELC Desert Sun Coffee Fundraiser
8:00am / DELC
Due to COVID, the Durango Early Learning Center's annual fundraiser Hops and Hopes is on hold, so Desert Sun Coffee will be the only fundraising opportunity this year.   $14 per bag  Choice of Mountain Decaf, Peru Blend, Sunrise Espresso, South West Morning, and Dark Canyon  For every bag sold DELC receives $5.50 to $7!!  Please contact DELC for an order form - due by 10/16 and your delivery will be before 10/31!   Please consider buying a bag or two!
Volunteer Hotline Advocates Training
8:00am / Alternative Horizons
AH supports and empowers survivors of domestic violence. Alternative Horizons is currently looking for volunteer advocates, including those who are bi-lingual, to staff our 24-Hour hotline. Make a difference in the lives of others, join us for a free comprehensive online training.    Next volunteer training October 5th through October 23rd.    For more information call the office at 970-247-4374.
Zumba Gold® Virtual on Zoom
9:30am / Virtual on Zoom
Zumba Gold ® fuses Latin and World rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will leave you wanting more! Performed at a slower pace with lower impact, Zumba Gold® is perfect for beginning exercisers, Seniors, and anyone wanting major F U N at a less intense pace. Class is open to all-1st class free! Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email for Zoom link. *Class runs from 9:30-10:15 AM
Weekly Activity Kits
10:00am / Durango Public Library
Are you missing the youth programming at the Library? We miss you too! But we are excited to continue offering Activity Kits through the end of the year. Each week you can pick up a new activity.    Give us a call (970-375-3380) or send us an email ( beginning Tuesday morning to request a kit
The West Goes Pop Exhibition
10:00am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Welcomes all cowboys and visitors during the 32nd Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering weekend. Meet artist Chuck Middlekauff and enjoy live Western music on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 pm at our Durango gallery reception. Chuck's work focuses on what cowboys do when they’re not chasing cows. Perched on fences, playing with a yo-yo or eating M&Ms, wearing dust-covered jeans and boots, their hats at an angle. Show runs through October 31.
Tuesday Art For Homeschoolers, Grades 3rd - 5th
12:30pm / Durango Arts Center
Art at the Durango Arts Center for at-home-learners, learning pods, and home-school groups offer 3rd through 5th-grade students an opportunity to expand their art-making experience by working with our teaching artist, and Education Director Deena Carney.    Every month, classes explore a new medium, artist, culture, or concept. The classes offer fun, non-competitive opportunities to explore new skills and individual expression.    Classes are held in the Durango Arts Center Gallery once a week with distanced groups of 10 students max.    Email Deena Carney, with any questions:
Zumba® Virtual on Zoom
1:00pm / Virtual on Zoom
Zoom Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise..... A total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome!
Your One Wild & Precious Life: PWN's Inspiring Speaker Series feat. Tina Ooley, EveryPedal MTB founder
5:30pm / Virtual
Arriving in the west as a bonafide Jersey girl, Tina Ooley discovered the bicycle as an extraordinary tool for change in ourselves and our communities. Pedaling through grief and life's unexpected turns, now Tina empowers girls and women with her message of inclusion and self-confidence as the founder of EveryPedal MTB. Join us for our October virtual event where Tina will be sharing her story as a special guest of the Professional Women’s Network of Durango's Inspiring Speaker Series.
Live Music with Terry Rickard
5:30pm / The Diamond Belle
Terry has been entertaining Strater guests and locals for years! Terry grew up playing in rock bands around the Boston area before moving to southern California. In the 80’s and early 90’s he played all over Orange and L.A. counties as a solo guitarist-vocalist. He played in many fine clubs and restaurants such as the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach and Captain Jack’s in Sunset Beach, just to mention a couple. He now lives in southwest Colorado and plays at resorts, clubs and restaurants throughout the Four Corners area. Terry’s musical roots are classic rock, but after living in Colorado for some time he can also do a full night of country music. He can also mix in some blues, reggae, contemporary rock and his own original compositions. Terry also has an excellent three piece band that plays a wide variety of music.
Live Music with Sean Obrien
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Sean grew up playing many different instruments, none of which has fascinated him as much as the guitar. He began playing guitar in 2001 in Ojai, CA, and since then it has brought him many friends and fine experiences. When he plays, he tries to provide a landscape for both himself and the audience to inhabit, so that everyone feels the same. His influences range from traditional Celtic music to blues, country western to Norah Jones, Bob Seger to English choral music. Guns N Roses to Sharon Jones. Join Sean in The Office!
Drinking Rituals and Politics in Chaco Canyon
7:00pm / Virtual event
The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society invites the public to a Zoom presentation on Tuesday, October 13th at 7:00 p.m. Patricia Crown will present ”Drinking Rituals and Politics in Chaco Canyon.” This talk will not be recorded, so participants will need to log in on October 13th at 7:00 p.m. For log-in information, see
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