May 2021 Events

 Monday, May 3rd
Spring Cleanup Begins
8:00am / All areas
Sponsored by the City of Durango   Yard waste, furniture, large appliances, scrap metal, drywall, fencing, carpeting, tiles and open dried paint cans.    April 5-9   Rockridge Subdivision, Animas View Dr., Sky Ridge Subdivision, Hill Crest Estates, North College Dr., Aquarius, Richard Dr, Linda Ct., Willow Place, Geoglein Gulch, Sanborn Place and Ball Lane.   April 12-16  Areas south of 15th St. and West of 9th Ave. including residential areas of 160 W (Twin Buttes) and Highway 160 E (Three Springs) located within City limits.   April 19-23  Areas north of 15th St. to 36th St. paralleling Main to the East and West including the Animas City area.   April 26-April 30   West side subdivisions including Crestview, Needham and Junction St. areas.   May 3-7   East side subdivisions including Rio Vista Circle, Riverview, Florida Rd.
Now Enrolling - Seed Studio Seedlings Summer Playshops
9:00am / Seed Studio
Now Enrolling for June, July, and August Seedlings Summer Playshops   Monday- Friday Ages 3-5 yrs (art supplies included)    We will cultivate creative expression through the art of movement, songs and free play while fostering your child's ability to make choices, work with others, assume responsibility and make new friends. This program offers outdoor activities plus opportunities for fun, friendship, and imaginative exploration!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
The Durango Choral Society Presents: Around the World, A Virtual Musical Tour
7:00pm / Online
Around the World with the Durango Choral Society will treat you to never before seen or heard audio and video performance and rehearsal footage from our concert tours to far flung places, including Zagreb, Salzburg, Prague, Greece, and Hawaii as well as Santa Fe, Cincinnati, Telluride, and Carnegie Hall. This virtual event will offer you an inside look at our many adventures with performance videos in spectacular locations, photos, and commentary by Linda Mack Berven, PLUS performances of international music by our Women’s and Youth Choirs. Please visit our website for tickets. Your ticket will give you access to a private YouTube channel that can be watched at your convenience after the performance is released.
 Tuesday, May 4th
San Juan Science Ramblers After School
3:00pm / Local Town Trails
Too much screen time? Get your kids outside with SJMA’s new 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. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.
 Wednesday, May 5th
San Juan Science Ramblers After School
3:00pm / Local Town Trails
Too much screen time? Get your kids outside with SJMA’s new 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. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.
 Monday, May 10th
Durango Montessori School Enrollment
9:00am / Smiley Building
Durango Montessori School is open for enrollment. DMS provides a quality Montessori-based education for pre-K through grade 5 in the historic Smiley Building near downtown.    To tour DMS, please contact the director at 970-769-3590 or email director@durangomontessori.com.
Now Enrolling - Seed Studio Seedlings Summer Playshops
9:00am / Seed Studio
Now Enrolling for June, July, and August Seedlings Summer Playshops   Monday- Friday Ages 3-5 yrs (art supplies included)    We will cultivate creative expression through the art of movement, songs and free play while fostering your child's ability to make choices, work with others, assume responsibility and make new friends. This program offers outdoor activities plus opportunities for fun, friendship, and imaginative exploration!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Tuesday, May 11th
San Juan Science Ramblers After School
3:00pm / Local Town Trails
Too much screen time? Get your kids outside with SJMA’s new 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. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.
 Wednesday, May 12th
San Juan Science Ramblers After School
3:00pm / Local Town Trails
Too much screen time? Get your kids outside with SJMA’s new 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. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.
 Thursday, May 13th
Southwest Colorado Community Forum
7:00pm / Virtual
You have great ideas and your neighbors want to hear them. How can we make vaccines more accessible in Southwest Colorado? What needs to happen to give us some relief from Covid-caused economic insecurity?   Join Colorado Working Families Party, the Colorado AFL-CIO, and United Today, Stronger Tomorrow to discuss everything and anything that's on your mind. Covid is putting physical distance between us, but we have the digital tools to strengthen our communities and ensure that no one is left behind. Our voices reach from Grand Junction, to Pueblo, to Trinidad, to Cortez. Together, we won’t be ignored. Let's talk, organize, and win!   Register here: https://www.mobilize.us/co-wfp/event/374164/
 Monday, May 17th
Now Enrolling - Seed Studio Seedlings Summer Playshops
9:00am / Seed Studio
Now Enrolling for June, July, and August Seedlings Summer Playshops   Monday- Friday Ages 3-5 yrs (art supplies included)    We will cultivate creative expression through the art of movement, songs and free play while fostering your child's ability to make choices, work with others, assume responsibility and make new friends. This program offers outdoor activities plus opportunities for fun, friendship, and imaginative exploration!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Tuesday, May 18th
San Juan Science Ramblers After School
3:00pm / Local Town Trails
Too much screen time? Get your kids outside with SJMA’s new 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. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.
 Wednesday, May 19th
San Juan Science Ramblers After School
3:00pm / Local Town Trails
Too much screen time? Get your kids outside with SJMA’s new 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. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.
 Monday, May 24th
Durango Montessori School Enrollment
9:00am / Smiley Building
Durango Montessori School is open for enrollment. DMS provides a quality Montessori-based education for pre-K through grade 5 in the historic Smiley Building near downtown.    To tour DMS, please contact the director at 970-769-3590 or email director@durangomontessori.com.
Now Enrolling - Seed Studio Seedlings Summer Playshops
9:00am / Seed Studio
Now Enrolling for June, July, and August Seedlings Summer Playshops   Monday- Friday Ages 3-5 yrs (art supplies included)    We will cultivate creative expression through the art of movement, songs and free play while fostering your child's ability to make choices, work with others, assume responsibility and make new friends. This program offers outdoor activities plus opportunities for fun, friendship, and imaginative exploration!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
 Tuesday, May 25th
San Juan Science Ramblers After School
3:00pm / Local Town Trails
Too much screen time? Get your kids outside with SJMA’s new 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. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.
 Wednesday, May 26th
San Juan Science Ramblers After School
3:00pm / Local Town Trails
Too much screen time? Get your kids outside with SJMA’s new 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. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning.
 Monday, May 31st
Now Enrolling - Seed Studio Seedlings Summer Playshops
9:00am / Seed Studio
Now Enrolling for June, July, and August Seedlings Summer Playshops   Monday- Friday Ages 3-5 yrs (art supplies included)    We will cultivate creative expression through the art of movement, songs and free play while fostering your child's ability to make choices, work with others, assume responsibility and make new friends. This program offers outdoor activities plus opportunities for fun, friendship, and imaginative exploration!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / Diamond Belle Saloon
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
Live Music All Week!
5:30pm / The Office Spiritorium
Come enjoy a different musician every day and grab a bite to eat!
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