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May Events in Moab

May 1-7 Celebrate Water Week- water conservation- it starts with you! For info waterweek.org or #waterweek.

May 1 May Day Parade- join us at 3pm for a celebration of workers & mother earth on May Day! Moab Valley Multicultural Center, 56 N 100 West. There will be music, & costumes are encouraged! For info: canyoncountryrisingtide.org.

May 2 Bachateame Moab Monday Intro to Bachata - Bachata dancing finds its origin in the Dominican Republic & grows out of emotions in Caribbean music Beginner lesson 6:30-7:30pm. No partner, no experience necessary. Moab Arts & Recreation Center (111E 100N) $10 Drop-in. Email dancemoab@gmail.com with any questions.

May 2-3 Golf Tournament at Moab Golf Club- Men's Canyonlands Amateur & Individual, 2705 E. Bench Road. For info: 435-259-6488.
May 3 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

May 3 Toastmasters- is a self-paced public speaking club. Held at Zions Bank Building at Noon on the first & third Wedneday of each month.
May 3 Moab Garden Club- will be visiting Andrea Lombardo's garden at 350 Huntridge, Dr., 6:30pm. The Garden Club is celebrating it's 6th year here in Moab & we are delighted to see what Andrea has been doing with her gardens. As always the Garden Club is open to everyone.For info: Patty Larson 259-7941 or Moabgardener@yahoo.com.

May 3 Tuesday Night Salsa Intro to Salsa - You've spent the day outside playing, now come inside & learn another language! Be inspired by Hurricane Rita, learn Afro Cuban movements & connection! 6:30 -7:30pm Level 1 LA Style Salsa Lesson. No partner, no experience necessary. $10 Drop in. Moab Arts and Recreation Center (111E 100N) Go to http://dancemoab.com/ for more information.

May 4 Free House Concert: Tomfoolery, Scottish originals/folk ballads, graceful harmonies.579 Rosetree,7pm. Song circle/jam afterwards. donations accepted. Questions? Mike Duncan, 435-259-0246, mikeduncan@citlink.net.

May 4 Chakra Yoga Series- instructed by Meagan Coy. Explore the seven main chakras or "wheels of energy" in this fun series. 7:15-8:30pm. Drop ins welcome, Moab Yoga, 37 E. Center. www.moabyoga.com

May 4 Dance Moab's Swing & Blues at Club Rio - 7pm at Club Rio for a $5 beginner east coast swing dance lesson with instructor, Kira Red. No partner necessary! Followed by social dancing to swing & blues until 10pm Email dancemoab@gmail.com or swingdancemoab@gmail.com for more info.

May 5 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

May 5 Free Lecture: Tim Riley- Eating Along the Edges of Agriculture- join Dr. Tim Riley, Curator of Archaeology at the Prehistoric Museum in Price, Utah, as he presents an evaluation of coprolite specimens from Fremont & Ancestral Puebloan sites as records of individual dietary decisions. Coprolite specimens present a direct opportunity to compare & contrast the dietary patterns among these contemporary archaeological cultures. This free lecture is sponsored by the Museum of Moab & Canyonlands Natural History Association. 6pm at the Moab Information Center, Main & Center Streets.

May 5 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 6 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! We throw some colored pins into the mix. Get a strike on colored pin combinations & win from $1 to $25. We match you with a random secret partner every game to give you even more chances to win $$$. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

May 6 Rock the MIC- 8pm at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center,111 E 100 North. Sing/spit, swing/spin your way into the weekend. All art forms welcome, first time sharers encouraged! Rock the Mic is an open mic event & themed for mental health awareness. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/251337465216431/

May 6 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 6 Night Skies. Join rangers from the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park to celebrate 100 years of protecting America's darkest skies. Learn about the night sky and take a celestial tour through our telescopes. Event will begin at 9:00 p.m. at the Needles District Visitor Center. canyoninfo@nps.gov

May 6-7 Gran Fondo Moab - A timed road bicycling event up and over the La Sal loop road. 60 miles with 5500 feet of climbing. For info: granfondomoab.com or call 435-654-8650. See full description pg 2B.

May 7 International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) Celebrate spring while learning about migratory birds of our area & enjoying guided walks through the varied habitats of the Nature Conservancy's Matheson Wetlands Preserve. The Moab Bird Club organizes this event with the assistance of The Nature Conservancy & the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. We encourage locals & area visitors to join us on this special day of birding. Meet at 8 am at The Nature Conservancy's Matheson Preserve on 934 W Kane Creek Blvd. Bring binoculars if you have them, sturdy walking shoes, and water. For info: Kay McLean at 435-259-6199 or Marian Eason at 4535-259-6447. See article pg 19A

May 7 Comic Con- this free events is presented by the Moab Public Library. 10am-5pm. Meet Indiana Bones, Author Stant Litore (The Zombie Bibles), Alpine Garrison (Star Wars) & Bryan Wade (Blueswade Cartoons). Prizes, costume contest & music. Fun for all ages. For info: 435-259-1111 or ann@moablibrary.org

May 7 Instrument Swap- 10am-1pm at the Grand County High School. Sell or buy used band instruments. Estimates from 9-10am by Roper Music. For info: 260-0905.

May 7 SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria is an enduro mountain biking competition. The event will showcase athletes from all experience levels, stunning scenery with unique trails and high quality partner brands to provide an authentic & robust experience for athletes and spectators. For info:endurocupmtb.com or 801-651-8096.

May 7 Adopt-A-Park Program Cleanup in Ridgway-8:30 am-Noon at Rollans Park. Organized by the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership. Volunteers needed to pick up branches, weeds & litter. Snacks & drinking water provided. Please sign up at www.uncompahgrewatershed.org/event/adopt-a-park-clean-up or call 970-325-3010.

May 7 Canyon Country Discovery Center- Peggy Oki artist, environment enthusiast & 2012 Skateboarding Hall of Fame inductee, makes her first area presentation at the Four Corners School Canyon Country Discovery Center in Monticello from 1-5pm. Everyone is invited to this family-friendly program. Learn more about the ocean’s largest mammals & the public art project to raise awareness of the thousands of whales and dolphins killed each year. 1117 N. Main St., 435-587-2156 x 1012.

May 7 Margaritas, Music, & Mariscos: Celebrating Cultures of the Coast- presented by the Moab Valley Multicultural Center 5-7pm at the Grand Center, 182 N. 500 West. A suggested donation of $40 includes seafood dinner, delicious refreshments, & a cultural presentation.​ Special thanks to our ​ host​ Mike Navarre​ & caterer​ Sheri Griffith Expeditions​.​ RSVP required. Limited space available.​ ​For info call the MVMC at (435)259-5444 All proceeds benefit the Moab Valley Multicultural Center; a Moab non-profit serving people of all ages through outreach, advocacy, & education.

May 7 Moab Backyard Theater Variety Show- Magic, Comedy, Music & Fire Dancing!! 7pm $10, kids 5 & over $5 five & under free. Behind Zax at 56W 100 South

May 7 THOMi's Annual Rock & Roll Charity-outdoor concert, sky lanterns & Bon Fire 7-11pm. $25 per adult. Kids attending with adults get in free. One free Sky Lantern per adult ticket when you pre-register. Any 4x4 enthusiasts can join us Saturday at 10 am & conquer the Hell's Revenge safari trail with us before the concert. See you there! #THOMi #fightagainstdv #singlemomsrock

May 7 - 9 Ball Tourneys every Saturday at 6:30pm til close at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 8 MOTHER'S DAY

May 9 Bachateame Moab Monday Intro to Bachata - see full description May 2nd. Beginner lesson 6:30-7:30pm. Moab Arts & Recreation Center (111E 100N) $10 Drop in Email dancemoab@gmail.com with any questions.

May 9 Chess Club meets every Monday at 6pm til close at The Alley Sports Pub & Grill, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 9-14 Rally on the Rocks - SxS/UTV exclusive trail riding event. We also have a huge number of vendors on vendor row. For more info visit rallyontherocks.com or call 801-589-0523.

May 10 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

May 10 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving and non moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

May 10 Tuesday Night Salsa Intro to Salsa - see full description May 3rd. 6:30 -7:30pm Level 1 LA Style Salsa Lesson. Moab Arts and Recreation Center (111E 100N) Go to http://dancemoab.com/ for more information.

May 11 Chakra Yoga Series- instructed by Meagan Coy. Explore the seven main chakras or "wheels of energy" in this fun series. 7:15-8:30pm. Drop ins welcome, Moab Yoga, 37 E. Center. www.moabyoga.com

May 11 (SBK) Bachata Night at Club Rio - 8pm at Club Rio for a $5 All Levels bachata lesson with Hurricane Rita. No partner necessary to dance! Followed by Bachata, kizomba, Zouk, & Salsa until 11pm. Perfect for a date night! (2S 100W) Go to http://dancemoab.com/ for more information.

May 12 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602.

May 12 Free Lecture: Leigh Grench, Cave Springs History- Cave Springs is a well know group of alcoves on BLM land within Squaw Park near the Yellowcat area. The alcoves have provided human shelter for over 8000 years with vestiges of this human passage both in the soil & on the walls. Unfortunately, graffiti has destroyed much of the ancient history & imagery. The BLM with a group of dedicated volunteers recently recorded all the names, dates,& prehistoric imagery at these impressive alcoves. The BLM & the MIC invite you to learn about this local history & how these alcoves & their riddles fit into the larger context of American history. This free lecture sponsored by the Museum of Moab & Canyonlands Natural History Association. 6pm at the Moab Information Center, corner of Main & Center Streets.

May 12 Dinner with a Doc: Plantar Fasciitis. Join visiting Podiatrist, Dr. Sekulic, as she discusses the causes of the most common form of heel pain, Plantar Fasciitis as well as recent treatments.  The event is free and dinner is provided.  Spots are limited so please RSVP with Susan Toth at 435-719-5580 or at susant@mrhmoab.org

May 12 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 12-15 Building Man ”S.L.A.M. “(Sustainable Living, Art, & Music) Festival- Utah’s first & only art & music festival run enirely from solar and wind energy. Located at the Jenkstar Ranch, 1111 Tusher Canyon Rd, Green River. The Jenk Stars offer a host of sustainable living & building workshops. We offer daily yoga classes, healing arts classes, crafting activities, kid’s activities, live art & of course three days of live music, DJs from our solar stage, & more! Tickets available at jenkstars.com.

May 13 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive

May 13 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 13 Mapleton Chorale- presents From England to America at 7:30pm. Historic Star Hall, 159 E. Center St. Admission is free. Conductor, Christopher Downard with Heidi Webb on piano.

May 13 Intro to Brazilian Zouk Workshop with Flagstaff Latin Dance Collective- come to the MARC (111E 100N) 7-9PM to learn how to use rhythm throughout your body,& to connect with your partner through breathing, body contact, flow movements &energy work. You'll learn core moves to Zouk that will allow you to enjoy one of the worlds most popular & fastest growing dances. No partner, no experience necessary! Workshop only $10! Call 8319178639 or Email dancemoab@gmail.com with any questions.

May 13-15 Annual Willys Overland Rally - join Willys owners from all over the country to celebrate the American Classic - the Willys pick up & Station Wagon. Great raffle prizes, BBQ, car show, trail rides & friendly people. For info: willysrally.com or call 702-622-5688.

May 14 Back of Beyond Stand-Up Paddle Race- follows the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah & past some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery through Moab’s ‘Postcard Alley’ & into Utah’s own ‘back of beyond’. For info: backofbeyondsup.com or call 435-210-4665.

May 14 Red Rock Relay Moab - Teams of 6 will start before sunrise & run relay-style through 63 miles of Moab's backcountry red rock & alpine terrains, finishing before sunset. Expect delays & congestion on Hwy 191, Hwy 128 (River Road), Castle Valley, La Sal Mtn Loop Road Spanish Valley to Swanny City Park throughout the day. For info: redrockrelay.com/moab, email info@redrockrelay.com or call 801-787-4597.

May 14 Second Annual Comb Ridge Classic- Half Marathon & 10K Fun Run. Race starts at 9am, Comb Wash Campground, Blanding. Experience the sharp ridges, breathtaking views, & flat wash of the Comb Ridge!. All proceeds will support ourdoor education of the Four corners School of Outdoor Education. For info: events@fourcornersschool.org.

May 14 Art Walk - You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October & November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to eight different venues, see & appreciate many different art displays & enjoy refreshments. For info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272. See locations pg 8A.

May 14 Moab Backyard Theater Variety Show- Magic, Comedy, Music & Fire Dancing!! 7pm $10, kids 5 & over $5 five & under free. Behind Zax at 56W 100 South

May 14-28 Friends of the Library Book Sale - will be at the Library during regular Library hours. For info call Cynthia Smith at 259-5306 or Belinda Ledbetter at 719-5086

May 14 Brazilian Zouk In Moab-Zouk is both a style of music & a dance that has its origin in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe & Martinique. The term “Zouk” literally means “party” in Creole language.This is your chance to learn to dance Zouk with Kati & Joe from Flagstaff Latin Dance Collective! $20 at the door includes that night's Second Saturday Social & Dance Showcase. 1-2pm Zouk Connection, 2-3pm Zouk Hour 2 Connection, 3-4pm Zouk Flow, 4-5pm Zouk Choreography Crash Course!

14 Dance Moab's Second Saturday Social & Dance Showcase- every second Saturday of the month we dance, we laugh, we party! Come to the MARC (111E 100N)! Doors open 7:45. Your choice of an all ages Zouk lesson with Kati & Joe from Flagstaff or an all ages Blues Fusion lesson from 7-8pm. Social dancing until 11pm. Two rooms of dancing! Performances by Kati & Joe, Bachateame Moab Divas, Zouk choreography challenge students, & a blues dancing demonstration will happen at 9pm. $10 at the door for adults, $5 for 15 & under. This is a Moab Salsa Bachata Festival fundraiser! Contact Hurricane Rita at 831-917-8639 or email dancemoab@gmail.com for more information.

May 14 Drag Party- presented by Rhinestones & RedRocks at Club Rio, 2 S. 100 West, at 9pm. Party with the Drag Queens!

May 14 - 9 Ball Tourneys every Saturday at 6:30pm til close at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 16 Chess Club meets every Monday at 6pm til close at The Alley Sports Pub & Grill, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 16 Bachateame Moab Monday Intro to Bachata - see full description May 2nd. Beginner lesson 6:30-7:30pm. Moab Arts & Recreation Center (111E 100N) $10 Drop in Email dancemoab@gmail.com with any questions.

May 16-17 Golf Tournament at Moab Golf Club- Women's Desert Duster, 2 Lady Bestball, 2705 E. Bench Rd. For info: 435-259-6488.

May 17 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

May 17 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving and non moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

May 17 Toastmasters- is a self-paced public speaking club. Held at Zions Bank Building at Noon on the first & third Wedneday of each month.

May 17 Free Moonflower Educational Evening- with Dr. James Ferro 5:30-7pm. If we're so smart then how come we're more stressed out than less intelligent animals? The greater intelligence of humans over the lower intelligence mammals, has allowed for our survival, adaption & all the complexities of civilization. Yet this higher order of thinking also creates the likelihood of debilitating stress reactions. For individuals & organizations the effectiveness of disaster response operations & functions can be compromised by stress. Developing certain insights into stress as well as cultivating some basic behavioral disciplines can give us the ability to successfully minimize the negative effects. Sign up at Moonflower Co-op.

May 17 Tuesday Night Salsa Intro to Salsa - see full description May 3rd. 6:30 -7:30pm Level 1 LA Style Salsa Lesson. Moab Arts and Recreation Center (111E 100N) Go to http://dancemoab.com/ for more information.

May 18 Science for Guides & Educators. An informal night of short talks focused on Colorado Plateau science. Increase your knowledge and your tips! Topics will include desert varnish, dinosaur tracks and fossils, and land use impacts. Short presentations will be given by local scientists. Tthe event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Recreational guides and educators are our target audience, but we hope anyone interested in Moab-area science will attend!

May 18 Chakra Yoga Series- instructed by Meagan Coy. Explore the seven main chakras or "wheels of energy" in this fun series. 7:15-8:30pm. Drop ins welcome, Moab Yoga, 37 E. Center. www.moabyoga.com

May 18 Dance Moab's Swing & Blues at Club Rio 7pm at Club Rio for a $5 beginner east coast swing dance lesson Followed by social dancing until 10pm Email dancemoab@gmail.com or swingdancemoab@gmail.com for more info.

May 19 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

May 19 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 20 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

May 20 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 20 Call For Art/Open Mind- an evening of visual & performance art inspired by mental health.Sponsored by the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, Moab Regional Hospital & Four Corners Behavorial Health. For info: 435-259-6272.

May 21 The Canyon Ceili- join us for a day of free live music, art & entertainment dedicated to our talented local artists. Call Mac at 208-290-4781 for info or to participate.

May 21 The 5th Annual Huff to Bluff Marathon & Half-Marathon- we are a small town race that aims to please! From volunteer fire fighters spraying you down (if you want), to enthusiastic volunteers & great local prizes (including a hot air balloon ride). We are confident you will be glad you made the trip to run in the high desert with us.

May 21 Moab Backyard Theater Variety Show- Magic, Comedy, Music & Fire Dancing!! 7pm $10, kids 5 & over $5 five & under free. Behind Zax at 56W 100 South

May 21 - 9 Ball Tourneys every Saturday at 6:30pm til close at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 22-27 GoneMOAB - is the premier Nissan off-road & outdoor experience event drawing people nationwide. This event is a way for Nissan truck & SUV owners to experience some of the best 4wheeling in the world. In addition to great trail rides, you will have the opportunity to experience everything that the amazing Red Rock area of Moab has to offer plus the comradery of fellow 4 wheelers. For info: gonemoab.com or call 714-592-1533. See article pg 7A.

May 23 Four Week Vintage Jazz Performance Dance Class Taught by Chris Wonderly & Kira Withrow at the MARC Stage Room (111E 100N) Mondays 6:30-7:30pm. In this class you will learn one of the most famous solo jazz routines in history, The Shim Sham! Each week, we will break down a new set of the choreography in a simple, easy to understand way. You will learn techniques to make your dancing more musical. At the end of 4 weeks, we will perform the entire choreography at the Second Saturday Social & Dance Showcase. $40 due first class. Email: Kira Withrow at Swingdancemoab@gmail.com with any questions.

May 23 Chess Club meets every Monday at 6pm til close at The Alley Sports Pub & Grill, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 24 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

May 24 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving and non moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

May 25 Chakra Yoga Series- instructed by Meagan Coy. Explore the seven main chakras or "wheels of energy" in this fun series. 7:15-8:30pm. Drop ins welcome, Moab Yoga, 37 E. Center. www.moabyoga.com

May 26 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

May 26 Free Lecture: Jody Patterson-Archaeology -It’s Up In The Air- Conservation, Preservation, & Protection of Eastern Utah’s Cultural Resources on a Grand Scale- Balloons, kites, helicopters, & airplanes have been used to study archaeological sites & cultural landscapes since they first took to the air. Today’s technologies & public citizen advocacy frameworks provide unprecedented opportunities take cultural resource preservation to a whole new height (pun intended).The combination of the citizen science movement, public-benefit flying, low-cost aerial technologies, & open source software can be combined to generate nearly real-time monitoring & data collection aimed at historic preservation in remote areas.This presentation will introduce how to implement an aerial site stewardship program in eastern Utah based on their frameworks.This free lecture sponsored by the Museum of Moab & Canyonlands Natural History Association. 6pm at the Moab Information Center, corner of Main & Center Streets.

May 26 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 27 Artist in the Parks Sketch Crawls- 3 locations in Arches National Park. Join Madeline Logowitz, Community Artist in the Parks, for a fun, new way of experiencing & connecting to the park. All ages & levels are welcome. You can join for the whole day or for one session. Locations: Park Avenue Viewpoint 8-10:30am, Landscape Arch 11:30am-1:30pm and San Dune Arch 2:15-4:15pm. If you have art supplies, bring them along with water, sunscreen & a hat. For info: go.nap.gov/2016CAIP. See article pg 9A.

May 27 Dinosaur Tracks Paleontology Tour – join CFI as we visit the best Moab area dinosaur tracks & footprint sites. To enroll email info@cfimoab.org, call 435-259-7750, or go online cfimoab.org.See article pg 6B.

May 27 Moab Backyard Theater - Magic Night with the award-winning magic of Rick Boretti. 7pm $5---Behind Zax at 56W 100 South.

May 27 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

May 28 Moab Backyard Theater Variety Show- Magic, Comedy, Music & Fire Dancing!! 7pm $10, kids 5 & over $5 five & under free. Behind Zax at 56W 100 South

May 28 Sixteenth Annual Ute Mountain Tribal Park Open House- see ad pg 17B

May 28 - 9 Ball Tourneys every Saturday at 6:30pm til close at Gravel Pit Lanes, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 28-29 24th Annual Moab Arts Festival with Beer & Wine Garden - free admission, live music, Wine & Beer Garden, art vendors & art for kids. Located in the gorgeous setting of Swanny City Park (400 North, 100 West) on Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday, 10am-6pm. This free event hosts local & national artists welcoming residents & visitors from all parts of the world. For info: moabartsfestival.org, email info@MoabArtsFestival.org, or call 435-259-2742
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May 30 MEMORIAL DAY

May 30 Chess Club meets every Monday at 6pm til close at The Alley Sports Pub & Grill, 1078 Millcreek Drive, 435-259-4748

May 31 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

May 31 Free Tuesday Night Salsa Intro to Salsa -6:30 -8:30pm Level 1 LA Style Salsa Lesson. Moab Arts & Recreation Center (111E 100N) Go to http://dancemoab.com/ for more information.

June Events in Moab

Jun 2 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

Jun 2 Free Lecture: Beth & Bill Sagstetter, Cliff Dwellings Speak- Deciphering the Ancient Cliff Dwellings of the American Southwest- Have you ever scrambled up a steep cliff to a cliff dwelling only to be disappointed when you finally arrived? Did it seem inscrutable & mute? It did to us for many years. After 40 years of researching & exploring cliff dwellings we discovered some little-known techniques for unraveling the mysteries of these ancient ruins. New & updated information! This free lecture sponsored by the Museum of Moab & Canyonlands Natural History Association. 6pm at the Moab Information Center, corner of Main & Center Streets.

Jun 2-4 Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo - three nights of exciting rodeo action. Food Vendors, Cash Bar, entertainment and more! For more info visit moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com or call 435-259-4852.

Jun 3 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! We throw some colored pins into the mix. Get a strike on colored pin combinations & win from $1 to $25. We match you with a random secret partner every game to give you even more chances to win $$$. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

Jun 3-4 Thelma & Louise Half Marathon & Relay - It'll be a wild ride--run with your best friend, your mom, your daughter, or new friends through the intense, gorgeous landscape of the outlaw heroines' journey. The 5th annual Thelma & Louise Women's Half Marathon will inspire, challenge...and give back. Proceeds go to two organizations that support women and girls: Girls on the Run & Seekhaven Family Crisis Center. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com/tlhm/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.

Jun 6-7 Golf Tournament at Moab Golf Club- Wing Dinger, Mixed Eclectic Bestball, 2705 E. Bench Rd. For info: 435-259-6488.

Jun 7 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

Jun 7 Toastmasters- is a self-paced public speaking club. Held at Zions Bank Building at Noon on the first & third Wedneday of each month.

Jun 9 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

Jun 10 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

Jun 11 Art Walk - You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October & November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to eight different venues, see & appreciate many different art displays & enjoy refreshments. For info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.

Jun 13-14 Golf Tournament at Moab Golf Club- Arch & Horsehead, 2 man or 2 Lady Championship of the World, 2705 E. Bench Road. For info: 435-259-6488.

Jun 14 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

Jun 14 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving and non moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

Jun 16 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Fruit, veggies, entertainment & education for the whole family. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

Jun 17 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

Jun 17-18 Rockwell Relay- Moab to St. George- take 3 of your buddies & cycle, non-stop, from Moab to St. George. One teammate in the saddle at all times makes for a ‘never forget’ experience. Covering 525 miles of majestic beauty, it is a ride that only invokes a sense of awe. It will test your mind, body, & soul. For info: rockwellrelay.com

Jun 18 Dawg Days of Summer BBQ & Silent Auction Benefit - join us from 5-8pm at Old City Park. Relax & enjoy the tunes of The Williams Brothers playing rock, country & blues while treating your taste buds to delicious backyard BBQ catered & donated by the Blu Pig. You won't want to resist bidding on the many luxury gift items at our silent auction that benefit the Humane Society of Moab Valley! For info: moabpets.org or call 435-259-4862.

Jun 19-25 Desert RATS Stage Race - Racers will run from Grand Junction, Colorado to the world famous Moab, Utah along the beautiful 148-mile Kokopelli trail. This is a grueling event that will challenge the most seasoned athletes yet it is designed so that less experienced ultrarunners can train for & successfully complete the course. For info:geminiadventures.com/running-events-2/desert-rats/ or call 303-249-1112.

Jun 21 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. Visit moabyoga.com

Jun 21 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving and non moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

Jun 21 Toastmasters- is a self-paced public speaking club. Held at Zions Bank Building at Noon on the first & third Wedneday of each month.

Jun 21-24 Earth, Water, Sky Summer Science Camp- 3.5 days of hands-on learning sessions, with a geologist, astronomy educator from Clark Planetarium, & art teacher from Monticello High School, the camp will provide opportunities for student’s ages 12-18, from the state of Utah, to learn about astronomy, the night sky, geology, desert rivers, & much more. They will learn while floating the San Juan River in southeastern Utah through one of the most inspirational & classic settings possible for learning about the geologic, astronomical, natural & cultural history of the area. For info or to register: www.fourcornersschool.org

Jun 23 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

Jun 24 Gravel Pit Lanes- 7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available.1078 Millcreek Drive.

Jun 28 Outdoor Yoga- 8:30-9:30am at Swanny City Park, 400 North & 100 West. All levels, mats & props provided. Regular studio fees apply or use your class pass. moabyoga.com

Jun 28 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong -is a moving & non-moving meditation class for self healing, with teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45pm, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 North 500 West. 435-260-9678.

Jun 29 Community Rebuilds Open Houses- 2-7pm at 2095 E. Plateau Circle and 370 Wingate.

Jun 30 Moab Farmers' Market - Swanny City Park from 4:30- 7pm. Sponsored by the Southeastern Utah District Health Department. info: (435) 259-5602

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