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Find Me Answers: 1- HEART 2- BLESSING
2020 February/March
Pg 15 - The Sunshine Express
Fun Page Solutions
Riddle Me Answers:
1- Green paint
2- Don¡¯t take a shower
3- Because it would be a foot!
Cryptogram Answer:
¡°We are twice armed if we fight with faith.¡± -
Plato
Tease Me Answer:
Friendship
Happenings
--Fragrance Masterclass with Perfume Creation,
Mar 15, 11:30a-2p, Stop ¡®n Save, 2291 Townsend
Ave, Montrose, Free To The Public, Perfumer
Laurie Sanderson hosts masterclass on creating
new fragrances & body care products, novices
& experts learn how to select ingredients, how
to recognize different fragrance families, how
to create great smelling products, registration
REQUIRED, limited to 20 persons
--Finding The Sparks, Songwriting with M.
O¡¯Connor & J. Pochop, Healthy Rhythm Music
Services, Mar 28, 1-3p, Healthy Rhythm Art Gal-
lery, 68 S Grand Ave, Montrose
Norwood/Nucla/Naturita/Telluride:
--Robotics Club, Open Lab all day Fridays year
round, West End Family Link Center, 853 Main St,
Nucla, for children age 8-12 & teens age 13-18,
970.864.2245
---Chocolate Lovers¡¯ Fling, San Miguel Resource
Ctr¡¯s biggest fundraiser of the year, Feb 8, 7p-
12a, fun evening of dancing, cocktails & choco-
late, supports survivors of domestic violence &
sexual assault, Wild West theme, live country
western band, line dancing & of course incredible
chocolate treats crafted by local chefs, Telluride,
Historic Sheridan Opera House, 970.728.5842
--Jeep Tour Committee Meeting, Feb 10, 10-11a,
Nucla-Naturita Area Chamber of Commerce Visi-
tor Ctr, 230 W Main St, Naturita, Join us for our
1st 2020 Jeep Tour organizational meeting
--Weedc Meeting, Feb 11, 6:30-8p, Montrose
County Road & Bridge Office, Nucla
--The SAF & Jeb Berrier present Telluride Com-
edy Fest, Feb 13-16, 8p-12a, hilarious midwin-
ter weekend of entertainment with some of the
funniest comedians around, Children allowed if
accompanied by an adult however the show is
rated R, Tickets $40-$50 for Local¡¯s Night, $45-
$130 for Fri-Sun, $5 ticketing fee applies at all
sales outlets
--MacGyver the Musical, Mar 5-8, 7-11p, work-
shop production of NEW musical in collaboration
with Lee Zlotoff original creator of MacGyver, BOB
Theatre at the Palm, Telluride, 970.708.7629
--Weedc Meeting, Mar 10, 6:30-8p, Montrose
County Road & Bridge Office, Nucla
--Skidola, Mar 13, Telluride open registration
uphill on-snow race, Telluride Foundation hosts,
all proceeds donated to PI Avy Fund to further
create opportunities for avalanche education &
backcountry user awareness in the San Juan
Mountains, start at base of gondola in town of
Telluride, finish at top of the ridge near lift 7, run
starts 5:30p, ride gondola back to Telluride or
Mtn Village after race, No downhill traffic allowed,
No bikes or motorized equipment, cost $35 online
until Feb 15 & includes registration, cool swag
& appetizers at OAK, www.runreg.com/skidola,
awards at 7p to top 3 athletes in each category,
970.728.8717
Gunnison/Crested Butte/Lake City
---Gunni Gras, Mardi Gras Gunnison Style, Parade, Feb
22, 3-5p, Entry in parade free, Main Street to the Gun-
nison Arts Ctr, community New Orleans inspired party w/
Western Colorado University Jazz Band, Free, Pub Crawl
5-8p, Garlic Mike¡¯s, Palisades Restaurant, Gunnison Pizza
Company, Blackstock Bistro, Ol¡¯ Miner Steakhouse and
the Dive Pub, Tickets $10 gets you discounts at each lo-
cation & shuttle service between venues, 970.641.1501
--Gothic Mountain Tour, Feb 23, 5:30a-12p, Crested
Butte Nordic Ctr, minimally supported backcountry ski
race from Mt. Crested Butte to Gothic, up & over Top
of the World, finishing at Magic Meadows Yurt in Slate
River Valley, 22 miles, 5000 vertical ft, a race for the
well prepared, must have high level of physical fitness,
experience in winter backcountry & necessary equipment
to survive in strenuous to potentially life-threatening
conditions, stunning views & rugged terrain make it
beautiful & rewarding
--Crested Butte Mardi Gras Parade, Feb 25, 4:30-6:30p,
601 Elk Ave
--Colorado Experience Road Show: ¡®Western Water &
Power¡¯, Join Rocky Mountain PBS & Colorado Office of
Film Television & Media, Feb 25, 6-8:30p, University
Center Theater, Gunnison
--SonofaGunn: ¡®It¡¯s Always Sunny in Gunny¡¯, Feb 27-
29 & March 5-7, Doors 7p, Curtain 7:30p, ¡°The Gang¡±
inherits a bowling alley in our quaint home of Gunnison,
Celebrate, laugh & support the Gunnison Arts Center¡¯s
annual fundraiser during this boisterously merry event,
102 S Main St, $20/Thu, $25/Fri & Sat
--100th Anniversary Tea, Celebrating Women¡¯s Suffrage,
Mar 1, 2-4p, Fred Field Western Heritage Ctr, gloriously
decorated tables, themed gift bags, high tea menu
catered by Pedals & Pastries, original short suffrage play
written by Professor Steven Cole Hughes & performed
by Western Colorado University theatre students, $10,
contact League of Women Voters of the Gunnison Valley,
lwvgunnison@gmail.com for tickets
--Crested Butte Wellness Fair, Mar 28, 6:30-11a, Oh Be
Joyful Church, 625 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte
Hotchkiss/Cedaredge/Delta/Paonia
---Delta Elks Charity Ball, Feb 8, 5p, $30/person for din-
ner & dancing, choice of Mahi Mahi, Rosemary Chicken
or Prime Rib, $15 for dancing only, DJ provided music,
Fully Stocked Cash Bar, Silent Auction & Prizes, call in
advance to reserve for dinner 5:30p or 6p seating time,
970.874.3624, members-only club house also open until
7p or maybe later
--Beat Night, Feb 20, Mar 19, 6-9p, Louie¡¯s Loft, 202
Grand Ave, Paonia, hosted by Jeanine Devlin, 3rd Thu
monthly, Bring your original music, poetry, short stories
or?, 970.683.8242
--Ty Gallenbeck, Mar 19, 6-9p, Delta County Performing
Arts Ctr, 822 Grand Ave, Delta, incredible card tricks,
mental telepathy, mind-blowing illusions, tickets avail-
able at door, Adults/$12, Students/$5, www.deltamon-
troseconcerts.com
Montrose/Olathe/Ridgway/Ouray:
---Montrose Winter Bike to Work Day, Feb 12, 6:30-9a,
FREE, Pedal on over to the Montrose Visitors Ctr, 107 S
Cascade Ave, free hot breakfast burrito & coffee while
supplies last, after workday stop by 2 Rascals Brewing
for MABA¡¯s Love Your Bike Event, 4:30-7p, compete for
prizes, learn bicycle maintenance tips
--Furry Flicks & Fashion, Mar 14, Ouray County 4-H
Event Ctr, 22739 Highway 550, Ridgway, 5:30-9p, $15/
adults advance, $20 at door, Children 12 & under/$12
advance, $15 at door, film festival, fashion show &
fundraising event that¡¯s gone to the dogs, silent auction,
nibbles, cash bar, live auction, furry fashion show, short
movies from Bow Wow Film Festival, pet photo contest
awards, all proceeds benefit Second Chance Humane So-
ciety, 970.626.2273, more info: adoptmountainpets.org
Commonym Answers: 1- They¡¯re all
Flowers; 2- They¡¯re all Lights