Events on this Day

 Thursday, April 22nd
Electronics Recycling Event
8:30am / Smiley Building
Let's keep electronics out of the landfill!   BRING US YOUR  * Appliances  * Batteries   * Cables and cords  * Computers  * Fax machines  * Monitors  * Phones (mobile or cordless)  * Printers  * RC toys  * TVs  * VCRs  * Video cameras  Almost anything with a battery or electronic except for lightbulbs.   Suggested minimum donation: $15   For old TVs/monitors < 32 inches: $30  For old TVs/monitors > 32 inches: $50  All proceeds go to Durango Montessori School.
Cardio / Strength Interval Class- Virtual on Zoom
9:00am / Virtual on Zoom
1st class FREE! A different virtual workout every time, this energizing class consists of aerobic intervals to improve cardiovascular endurance combined with strength training intervals, core and balance work. Common equipment is incorporated, modifications will be shown for those without equipment. Your instructor is Durango personal trainer Lynn Beck. Class is open to all. Multi class discount punch cards available. Please email for Zoom link.
Lotus Girls Spring Session
3:30pm / Seed Studio
Lotus Girls Spring After School Classes:  Art, Yoga & Mindfulness classes for girls ages 6-12 years begins Thursday March 25 - April 29 meets weekly 3:30-5pm
Forest & Fire Learning Series: The Chemistry of Wildfire Smoke
6:00pm / Mountain Studies Institute Facebook page and YouTube channel
In preparation for Wildfire Awareness Month beginning in May, Mountain Studies Institute is gearing up for its 4th annual Forest & Fire Learning Series that will take place every Thursday in April 6-7pm. This livestream e-vent will feature a Q&A session following presentations intended to educate and engage our community on a variety of topics that include wildfire management, fire-adapted communities, the connection between wildfires and water, adaptations to the challenges of 2020, the chemistry of wildfire smoke and air quality, seasonal outlooks for 2021, and personal stories of living with fire.    The 4th installment in the 5-part Learning Series will feature Dr. Gilman and her research on the air quality impacts of wildfire smoke. Dr. Gilman will describe her work making detailed chemical measurements of biomass burning from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) lab in Boulder, the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, and aboard the NASA DC-8 research aircraft as it flew through smoke plumes in the western and southeastern U.S. We will then explore with her the chemistry of wildfires and how its emissions impact air quality and climate.    SPEAKER   - Jessica Gilman, Ph.D.: Research Chemist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration    We invite you to join the conversation, ask questions, and help to inform a community approach to living with fire!    Photo: Michael Remke
Wildness & America
6:00pm / Durango Public Library
Wilderness in America has been an idea, an ideal, and finally it became a law in 1964 with passage of the Wilderness Act which preserves millions of acres of land in its primitive state. Dr. Gulliford will delve into our county's complex relationship with wild lands, and he will also highlight our local wilderness- The Weminuche.   Email for Zoom login
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