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2015 February
Pg 14 - The Sunshine Express
-Feb 21, Pioneer Social, The United Methodist
Church will be honoring the Sanburg family at 2p.
-Paradox Ice, Ouray, Feb 27-Mar 1, Join Paradox
Sports for one of the most fun Ice Climbing events
of the year! We provide instruction for all ages, abil-
ity, mobility levels & types, no experience neces-
sary, face the walls of vertical ice, learn about the
specialized equipment & techniques needed for
adaptive ice climbing, all climbers with a physical
disability or adaptive need will receive instruction,
guidance & gear from world-class ice climbers. We
are extending a special invitation & discounted reg-
istration for disabled veterans & wounded military
personnel, Register to reserve your space now for
this popular event, contact Paradox Sports Program
Director Sarah Leone:
-Check up on your health at the Health Fair 2015
hosted by the Montrose Memorial Hospital, Feb 28,
6a-12p, at the Montrose Pavilion, www.Montrose-
-19th Annual Winter Carnival at Cerro Summit, Feb
28, This is a free day of fun in the snow, with sled-
ding, free food & soft drinks, with free transporta-
tion to and from the Aquatic Center in Montrose.
--Telluride Art Walk, Feb 5, a festive celebration of
the arts in downtown Telluride for art lovers, com-
munity & friends.
-Chocolate Lovers¡¯ Fling, Feb 7, Telluride, Support
the San Miguel Resource Center at this event!
-Feb 10, 2-5p, Free legal self-help clinic for parties
without an attorney, Hosted by Wilkinson Public
Library, supported by your local bar association
& your local courts, 2nd Tue every month, Large
Meeting room upstairs, 100 W Pacific Ave, Tellu-
ride, Walk-ins welcome, Volunteer attorneys assist
one-on-one, via computer link, everyone helped on
first-come, first-served basis.
-Feb 11, 2-4p, Free legal self-help clinic for par-
ties without an attorney, Hosted by your Nucla &
Naturita Public Libraries, 2nd Wed every month,
544 Main St, Nucla, by computer link, volunteer
attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms,
explain the process & procedure for all areas of civil
litigation, including family law, property law, probate
law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, small
claims, veterans issues, civil protection orders,
Walk-ins welcome, everyone helped on first-come,
first-served basis.
heaviest fish caught during the tournament, this
one is a big deal. Register in advance online $35,
or show up to the Mesa at 5a, on the day of $45, to
secure your spot.
-Lake City Ice Climb Festival, Feb 7, in Lake City,
-Feb 7, 29th Annual Alley Loop Nordic Marathon, Fat
Bike Race, Pub-Ski Crawl, the unique course starts
& finishes in the heart of downtown Crested Butte at
Second & Elk.
-IFSA Regionals Junior/College Freesking Competi-
tions, Feb 14-16, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
-Valentine¡¯s Yurt Dinner (Nordic skis/snowshoes),
Feb 14, Magic Meadows Yurt, Crested Butte, $75,
This may be the most romantic way to spend your
Valentine¡¯s Day. Nordic ski along the groomed trails
out to the beautiful Magic Meadows Yurt under a
star-filled sky to enjoy a multi-course meal catered
by one of Crested Butte¡¯s finest chefs. Enjoy the fire
& then ski back under the Milky Way
-Feb 17, Fat Tuesday Parade, Join us in the center of
town for this great Crested Butte Tradition!
-Feb 19-22, USSA Dan Prater Memorial Cup Ski
Race, brings hundreds of talented young ski racers
to Crested Butte Mountain Resort.
-Move the Butte Presented by Crested Butte Dance
Collective, Feb 20-21, Center for the Arts, Crested
Butte, This two act show features talented danc-
ers performing all styles of dance, past shows have
featured hip hop, flamenco, aerial, ballet & more,
get your tickets early as this popular event always
sells out!
-Lake City Ice Fishing Derby, Feb 21, in Lake City,
7:30a, Sign-in at Boat Dock.
--Aromatherapy ¡®Love Edition¡¯, Feb 4, 12-1p, Learn
aromatherapy, essential oils & lotions, what to use
for different ailments & how to prepare them, cov-
ers basics of this technique with a focus on ¡®Love¡¯
for Valentine¡¯s Day, taught by HopeWest R.N. &
Certified Clinical Aromatherapist, Penny Rubala, free
& open to the public, HopeWest Conference Rm, 195
Stafford Lane, Delta, RSVP required, www.hospice-, register: 970.874.6823 or: fsabartinelli@
-North Fork Snowmobile Club 35th Annual Poker
Run, Feb 14, 9a-12p, Crystal Creek Trail Head, 12
miles South of Crawford on Highway 92, Hotchkiss
-3rd Annual Ice Fishing Contest, Feb 7, Island Lake on
the Grand Mesa, Don¡¯t Miss this one, each year it has
doubled in size, which means double the prizes, stop
by the Chamber, 245 W Main, Cedaredge, or visit our
website for registration form:
-Grand Mesa Sled Dog Challenge, Feb 7, 9a through
Feb 8, 2p, Cedaredge, See the sled dogs race & ski-
joring too, at the Summit Trailhead Pullout, watch for
the signs.
-Pioneer Town in Cedaredge, Annual Meeting & Ban-
quet, Feb 7, 5:30p, cost for members & guests is
$12/person, with Keynote presentation starting after
dinner. Not a member? You can join the Surface Creek
Historical Society at the event, Chris Miller, Interpre-
tive Association of Western Colorado, will present the
program ¡®Circle of Adventure¡¯, RSVP Judy Greear:
970.856.6393 or:
--Monumental Madness Roller Derby, Feb 7, The
Grand Junction Roller Girls are hosting their first ever
mix-up tournament, You are invited to take part in the
Roller Derby, beginning at 10a and ending with the
main event at 7p. Sponsors & vendors are needed so
please contact: for further ques-
tions, Refe Loco from Ark Valley High Rollers will be
Tournament Head Ref, Please contact him directly for
all ref/NSO questions or interests at: refeloco@yahoo.
-Feb 7, Black Canyon Race Series: Winter Rim Romp,
hosted by San Juan Mountain Runners at the Black
Canyon National Park, South Rim Visitor Center, 5
Mile Snowshoe Race(8k), 10 Mile Classic/Freestyle
Ski Race(16k) or 5 Mile Non-competitive Fun Ski
Event(8k); $20 thru 2/5, $25 after & on race day,
details: 970.316.1988 or:
-Colorado Canyons Association & The Ute Indian Mu-
seum present Chris Miller of the Interpretative Associ-
ation of Western Colorado at The Ute Indian Museum,
an exciting look into the ranching history of Escalante
Canyon, free, open to the public but donations will be
greatly appreciated, 6:30p, Feb 10, 17253 Chipeta Dr,
Montrose, 970.249.3098
-OCAA Winter Arts & Crafts Show, Feb 13, 1-7p,
Ouray Community Ctr, This annual event takes place
over the long Valentine¡¯s Day/Presidents Day week-
-Mt. Sneffels Live & Silent Auction, Feb 21, 6-9p, 4-H
Event Ctr, Auction fundraiser to benefit funding of
school projects.