Events on this Day

 Wednesday, May 24th
Daybreak Rotary Club of Durango
7:00am / La Plata County Fairgrounds Pine Room
Curious about how the world's largest civic organization makes a difference in our world? Come join us and find out how together Rotarians around the world seek to eradicate polio, provide education, supply clean water and assist in disaster relief in a non-religious, non-political way. The Daybreak Club is know as the "hands on" club, making a difference together in Durango and beyond. Coffee provided!
City of Durango Scavenger Hunt
8:00am / City of Durango
Five rocks, Five clues over Five days, and Five GREAT prizes!    For complete details and information, visit: #CODHunt
Board of County Commissioners - Board Discussion Time
8:30am / Virtually and over the phone by Zoom
Participate on Zoom as follows:   Online (computer or smartphone):    Or by telephone:  Dial (if the first number is busy, try another number):  US: +1 346 248 7799  +1 669 900 9128  +1 312 626 6799  +1 646 558 8656  +1 253 215 8782  +1 301 715 8592
Gentle Hatha Yoga with modifications
9:00am / Florida Grange
Come join us for 50+ Yoga with Chair Assist at our neighborhood Florida Mesa Grange! Participants develop a sense of community by practicing together!   The class will be every Wednesday at 9 a.m. The class will be for men and women in mid-life who are active and in reasonable good health. Beginners are welcome. We will focus on stretching, strengthening and balance along with warm-ups, sun salutations and yoga poses.   Cost: $65.00 for 10 punch pass; $9.00 drop-in  Bring your yoga mat, if available two blocks and two blankets.
Cycling Volunteer Training
9:00am / Adaptive Sports Association Headquarters
Adaptive Sports Association Kicks Off Summer with Volunteer Training.   ASA volunteer training is free and a great way for people interested in the outdoors to get involved and connect with their community.   Adaptive Sports Association (ASA) is hosting summer program volunteer trainings in the last two weeks of May. ASA is a Durango-based non-profit sports and recreation outfitter for people with disabilities. Volunteers are needed to assist with daily programming including whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, cycling, camping, rock climbing, and more. Trainings are free and no prior experience is necessary.   Interested volunteers should call 970-259-0374, visit, or email to RSVP and to obtain more information.   Adaptive Sports Association'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."
Silverton Summer Train - Steam Locomotive
9:00am / Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this train while spending a nearly 2-hour layover in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. Departing from the Durango Depot, this trip takes you up into the Rocky Mountains with views of the San Juan National Forest as you travel alongside the beautiful Animas River on your way to the historic mining town of Silverton. There will be up to three steam departures depending on the date. The Silverton Steam Train departs daily at 9:00AM 5/6/23-10/28/23, 8:15AM 8/14/23-10/14/23, and 9:45AM 9/1/23-10/14/23
Exhibition: Anticipation - Two-Person Show with Bryce Pettit & Elsa Sroka
9:30am / Sorrel Sky Gallery
Sorrel Sky will be featuring the sculptures of Bryce Pettit and paintings of Elsa Sroka. While both artists feature domestic and wild animals in their work, the setting and context reflect a distinct individualism. Bryce keeps his pieces reductive in style. "I try to pare each piece down to the minimum necessary to tell the story." Elsa enjoys the playful nature of her images. "If it makes me smile…I know it's right." The exhibition will continue through May 31.
Lunch & Learn Workshop: Leveraging Social Media Tools
12:00pm / TBK Bank
Lunch & Learn Workshop will focus on enhancing your Social Media presence with helpful ideas from Marketing Concepts Squared.   To successfully tell your story and be effective on social media, you need to create, edit, post, track, and measure. It can be overwhelming for small business owners to get a handle on all the platforms, algorithms, tools, tips, and tricks. In this Lunch and Learn the pros at Marketing Concepts Squared will walk you through their top tools, apps, and programs that they use to create great social media posts and curate a sustainable social marketing plan. These tools will help you create, edit, schedule, and track success more effectively and efficiently! This class is perfect for small business owners who are new to the social scene, beginners when it comes to creating digital marketing assets, or are struggling choosing platforms to utilize and creating effective content.    This "Lunch and Learn" will be packed with tactics you can launch right in the workshop.
Great Garden Series: Regenerative Landscaping
4:30pm / Durango Public Library
Learn the main principles of regenerative landscaping and how you can create a beautiful yet functional landscape that rebuilds the soil, improves plant health, reduces maintenance and water use all while helping to reverse climate change. Presentation by Brooke Safford and Eric Roig.
Speculative Fiction Book Discussion
5:00pm / EsoTerra Ciderworks
"With subgenres like fantasy, science fiction, horror, alternate history and more, speculative fiction is an encompassing genre that freely explores possibility and impossibility alike."   Join library staff this month for their speculative fiction themed book discussion! We will be meeting downtown at EsoTerra Ciderworks on Wednesday, May 24 at 5pm. Charcuterie boards provided!   Register online to join the book discussion.    Come to share reviews of your recent reads and book recommendations. Discover new titles and meet other book lovers in the community!
Live music with local musicians
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium & Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy some old west entertainment with live music daily!
Open Mic led by ShadowTrapp
6:30pm / EsoTerra Ciderworks
Bring your talent! Play alone, or with friends. This open mic is run up by the phenomenally talented musicians of ShadowTrapp! So, you are always guaranteed a great show! The floor is open to all varieties of music, and levels of expertise. Come show off, or simply enjoy the music.    This event is held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month!
Karaoke Roulette
8:00pm / Starlight Lounge
Sing a song get a free shot!
Geeks Who Drink
8:00pm / The Roost
Think its just trivia? Think again!
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