Events on this Day

 Thursday, May 26th
Volunteer Cycling Training
9:00am / Adaptive Sports Association's Headquarters
Adaptive Sports Association (ASA) is looking for volunteers to assist on cycling programs this summer. No experience is necessary. If you want to get outside, help others, and connect with your community, sign up for an ASA volunteer cycling training.    ASA's programs help to enrich and transform the lives of people with disabilities through sports and recreation. By working with students to overcome physical and cognitive challenges in a safe, supportive environment, ASA staff and volunteers help clients "explore possibilities."   Interested volunteers should call 970-259-0374, visit asadurango.com, or email program@asadurango.com to RSVP and to obtain more information.
Memorial Day Carnival
10:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds and Event Center
Rides, Food, FUN!! Come have a blast with the entire family!
SJMA After-School Science Ramblers
3:00pm / Park Elementary School
Get your kids outside with SJMA's after-school program, the San Juan Science Ramblers!   Kids, grades 1-6, will be led on after school science-based hiking adventures with our amazing education staff and volunteers on trails around Durango. Spring programming will include month-long sessions in April and May that run on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This is a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.   Drop off between 3:00pm and 3:30pm – Pickup at 5:45pm.   Registration, price, scholarship information, and more details at: https://sjma.org/learn/after-school_programs/
Live Music
5:00pm / Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar
Come enjoy live music every Thursday through Saturday with various musicians!
Aikido
6:00pm / DSBK Dojo
Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art that embraces non-violent approaches to conflict resolution through personal development and self-mastery. Aikido uses the energy of an attack to diffuse it.    For 20 years, Durango Shin-Budo Kai (501c3) has been at the epicenter of exceptional Aikido training in southwest Colorado. Current college students and military personnel (active, reservist, veteran, and retired) receive a nearly 30% discount on a full month's classes.
Book Release Party and Book Signing
6:00pm / Rochester Hotel Secret Garden
Join us as we celebrate the publication of Jennaye Derge's essay collection "How to Cry on Your Bicycle," in which she navigates life from the seat of her bicycle, and learns to kick life into gear while laughing through the tears.
Book Launch Celebration with Jennaye Derge
6:00pm / The Rochester Hotel
Join Maria's Bookshop in The Rochester's Secret Garden as we celebrate the publication of Jennaye Derge's essay collection "How to Cry on Your Bicycle," in which she navigates life from the seat of her bicycle, and learns to kick life into gear while laughing through the tears.
Short Sweet Story Show
6:00pm / Durango Arts Center
A collection of short plays performed by adults for kids of all ages. Laugh along to a Shakespeare Three Little Pigs and see Shel Silverstein's poems come to life.
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