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Community Calendar

This community calendar is a public service announcement of meetings and gatherings in the area and nearby surrounding areas.

All items must be turned in before noon Monday the week of publication. It is the responsibility of clubs, organizations, and event coordinators to notify the Dove Creek Press of changes in meeting dates and times. All organizations are welcome.

Please leave a phone number for those who need additional information. Email:

dcpress@centurytel.net , or call 970-677-2214.

AA/NA - “Keep it Simple” - A support group for all substance addictions - Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Open meeting. Dove Creek Assembly of God (4th and Guyrene).

Armchair Quilters - Fourth Saturday of the month 9:00 a.m.-noon in the Calvin Denton Room at Empire Electric. 565-7828

Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Support Group - First Thursday of the month from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in the Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. 564-2276

Cahone Ladies Club - Bingo on the second and fourth Monday night of each month 5:30 p.m. at The Pioneer Center.

Colorado Laureate Sorority

Meets first and third Tuesdays at The Methodist Church. Call Claudean 677-2990

Contact Dixie Mulligan at 677 - 2983.

Colorado Legal Services - The next monthly clinic will be on January 16th.

Community Health Clinic - offers Medicaid and Connect for Health Colorado application assistance Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Call 677-3657 for more information or an appointment.

Community Voice - 970-677-2897

Cortez Public Library -

Saturday, January 12th, Diné artist Benton Yazzie will facilitate a workshop from 2 to 4pm: Texture Painting in Sand. For adults and children age 8 and older. Please reserve your space--Call the library at 970-565-8117.

From 4 to 6pm there will be an artist's reception and exhibit of Yazzie's acrylic paintings.

Friday, January 18th at 10am, Literary Fridays @ the Library presents a musical treat featuring the Silver Echoes Flute Choir: Fawn Curtis, Dani Long, Jean Schwein & Mary McKean.

Wednesday, January 23rd at 6pm, Durango author Andrew Gulliford and Cortez author Tom Wolf will discuss their annotated edition of Arthur Carhart's classic Last Stand of the Pack--where do we stand on the reintroduction of gray wolves to Colorado? Presentation followed by a book signing.

All programs are free, and include the Refreshment Table. For more information, call 970-565-8117.

The library is located at 202 N. Park St. 970-565-8117.

Cortez Public Library Raising Readers Storytime program is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the, located at 202 N. Park St., Cortez, CO. We also offer a craft session at 11:15 a.m.

Thursday, January 10th - Favorite Author Don Freeman

Thursday, January 17th - Castles, Dragons, Kings, Queens

Thursday, January 24th - Nursery Rhymes

Thursday, January 31st - Groundhog Day

For more information, contact the library at 970-565-8117.

Cortez Public Library Wednesday Activities Club (WAC) - Wednesdays from 2:30 p.m. until approximately 4:30 p.m. This is a FREE program for students 8 - 12 years of age.

Wednesday, January 9th - Movie: Penguins of Madgascar

Wednesday, January 16th - Make a Penguin!

Wednesday, January 23rd - Line Dancing and Fun with Cork!

Wednesday, January 30th - Make Cocoa and Cookie Mixes to Take Home!

The library is located at 202 N. Park St., Cortez, CO. and reached by calling 970-565-8117.

Diabetes support group - the first Wednesday of the month, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Kiva Room at Southwest Memorial. 564-2276

Dolores County Broadcast Network DCBN channel 32.1 airs DCTV News at Noon Monday through Thursday at noon on each of those days, and is rebroadcast at 3 and 6pm, then re-aired throughout the weekend. Or, watch the community news replays on Facebook and their YouTube channel on demand over the Internet. 677-4119 DCBN-News@gmail.com

Dolores County Combined Courts Public Defender Day - Second Tuesday each month, Dove Creek Courthouse 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Dolores County Commission - 1st and 3rd Mondays in the Board Room.

Dolores County Development Corporation - meets second Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Extension Office.

Dolores County Health Association - Meets third Monday at the Clinic at 5:30 p.m.

Dolores County Public Library will hold a regular meeting on January 18th 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Dove Creek High School Library. Elections of officers will be held.

Dolores County School - First Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Dolores County Search and Rescue -Monthly meetings second Tuesday of each month at the Search and Rescue Building.

January's meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 15th.

Dolores County Senior Services - 677-2787

Dove Creek Ambulance District - Second Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Ambulance station.

Dove Creek Care and Share Food Pantry - January Distribution. Friday, January 11th, 10 a.m. - Noon, at the VFW 5181

Do you or anyone you know have emergency food needs? Call 970-769-0006

Dove Creek Chamber of Commerce Kendra at 970-560-2856

Dove Creek Conservation District - meets last Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the USDA Service Center.

Dove Creek Fire Protection District - Second Tuesday of the Month at the Fire House at 6:30 p.m. Cindy Gersch at 970-739-8342.

Dove Creek Town Board - Workshops on 1st Thursday of Month. Board Meetings on 3rd Thursday of month.

The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen -

FSA County Committee - 677-2229.

Laureate Delta Beta Sorority - Meets first and third Tuesday in a member’s home.

Hazel - 677-2600.

Montelores Early Childhood Council - Vangi McCoy 970-749-7017 or vangim@monteloresecc.org.

Self-Represented Litigant Coordinators - Second Monday of the month 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Dolores County combined courts.

Sunflower Theatre - Thursday, January 10th at 7pm - The award-winning documentary film Human Flow at the Sunflower Theatre.

SW Colorado Workforce Development Board - Please contact Chloe Wiebe at 970-247-0308 X228 or chloe.wiebe@state.co.us

VFW Post 5181

-Meets first Tuesday of every month. Come meet for morning coffee on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 677-3200

VFW Auxiliary -Meets first Tuesday. 677-2668

XI Delta Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi -Meets first and third Thursday in a member’s home. Call Becky 677-2739.

Women’s Cancer Coalition - meets third week of each month at Southwest Memorial Conference Room. Call Connie at 677-3623.

Dove Creek Press

PO Box 598
321 Main St.
Dove Creek, CO 81324
970-677-2214