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March Events 2015

Until April 25 Big Horn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park
- is exhibiting photography by Jason Hatfield. See article on pg 5B.

Mar 3 The Moab Garden Club - will hold its first meeting of 2015 downstairs at Zions Bank, 6pm. It will be a seed catalog & seed exchange; bring anything extra that you may want to share with members. Open to all, no dues.contact Patty Larson at Moabgardener@yahoo.com.

Mar 4 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Mar 4 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series- Pro Triathlete Who Revolutionized Women’s Sportswear. 6pm. For info: 435-259-7432 .

Mar 4 The Bonding Brush Paint Party - an adventure in finding your personal brush stroke. All supplies included just bring your creativity! 6-8pm at Woody's, 221 S. Main St. For info: www.chrissynoelkinslow.com.

Mar 6-7 4th Annual Celebrate Cedar Mesa Day- First, join us on Friday for a service day on public lands & the premier of the film Walking the Mammoth on Friday evening. Saturday features the main presentations, archaeology updates & talks about visiting & protecting the landscape that is so important to us. Join us for dinner & to dance the evening away. Check our website for details & registration: www.friendsofcedarmesa.org.

Mar 6-8 Poison Spider THAW - The Thaw kicks off on Friday with a women's only group ride/skills clinic & continues throughout the weekend at the Moab Brand trails. Come join Moab's best bike guides & cycling personalities for a great time! This year the Enduro Race will be held entirely on Amasa Back. Send your sweet bike footage for our Friday Night Film Festival. All proceeds go to new trail development and the Moab Bike Park. For info visit poisonspiderbicycles.com or call 435-259-7882.

Mar 6-8 Creating the Illustrated Field Journal- record your hikes in a journal with drawing, writing, naturalist skills, lettering, & interesting page design. Bring a sketchbook! Beginners welcome! Held at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E. 100 North, 435-259-6272.

Mar 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.

Mar 7 Moab Off-Road Duathlon & Spring Trail Run Moab Off-Road Duathlon (3k run, 12k mtn bike, 6k run) & Spring Trail Run (6k or 17K options). Open to the public. Experience the awesome Moab trails in the North Klondike area! For info visit trainingrx.com or call 970-389-4838.

Mar 7 Kid’s Sew! at It's Sew Moab, 40 W. Center St, 11am. Must be 6+ years or older. Classes are always free and fun! Registration is necessary. Stop in the shop for more information or call 435-259-0739. See ad pg 6B.

Mar 7 Rock-N-Bowl - at Gravel Pit Lanes is where we turn on the Disco Lights, & turn up the music. Every Saturday 6-8pm, & 8:30-10:30pm. Cost is $12, including shoes to bowl as much as you want during the scheduled times. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Dr.

Mar 9 Giant Puppet Making Workshops- we will be constructing beautiful, wearable, giant puppets over the course of four weeks. There are millions of creative fun activist applications for these skills. Come one! Come all! Come even if you can't make every single workshop. Monday evenings from 5-8pm at Third Space Moab (225 S 400 E) the room behind the barbershop, around the side. These workshops are FREE! It is sponsored by CHEEAP Art. Call Sarah for details 435-260-8557.

Mar 9-10 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Moab - The year's best films on Mountain Adventure & Culture. For info visit banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/worldtour/ or call 435-259-4859. See ad & article pg 12A.

Mar 12-13 Volunteer Management Training - this training is open to anyone who manages or works with volunteers; or those who would like to utilize volunteers in their organizations or departments. Training is free – and lunch is provided. WabiSabi & Carbon County RSVP are hosting this training from 9 am-4:30 pm at the MARC, 111 E. 100 North. Call Nara at 259-2553 to register. Space limited.

Mar 13-15 Outerbike Spring 2015 - Test out the all of the latest & greatest bikes on the world-class trails of Moab, Utah. For three days, the world’s best bike & gear manufacturers will be set up at the Outerbike Expo site. You can walk through & see next year’s innovations, pick a bike you’d like to try & take it for a ride. Repeat as needed. There are 20 miles of connected loops that range from fun & easy to technical & gnarly. Your registration fee buys you access to the all the bikes, lunches, shuttled rides, prizes, movies & entrance to our evening parties. For info: Western Spirit Cycling 800-845-2453.

Mar 13 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.

Mar 14 The Relay for Life Dutch Oven Cookoff - at the Old City Park. We have the park reserved from noon on, if anyone wants to cook on site. Judging will begin at 3:00 There will be prizes for different categories, Main, Vegetable, Bread and Dessert. Jeffrey's Steakhouse generously donated dinner for two. For info: Yordy Eastwood 970-986-9141 or yordye1@msn.com.

Mar 14 Rock-N-Bowl - at Gravel Pit Lanes is where we turn on the Disco Lights, & turn up the music. Every Saturday 6-8pm, & 8:30-10:30pm. Cost is $12, including shoes to bowl as much as you want during the scheduled times. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Dr.

Mar 14 Moab ArtWalk- several businesses will be showing art from local artists from 6-9pm. There is no set schedule just wander around town & you are sure to find art in surprising locations.

Mar 14 Salsa-Chata Night & Salsa Picante Benefit in GREEN- Feeling lucky? Want to dance? No money, no problem! By donation! Come to the Moab Arts & Recreation Center (111E 100N) for a beginner salsa lesson at 7PM. Followed by Kokopelli Tropical, Moab's Number 1 Salsa & Bachata band at 8PM. All ages welcome. Snacks provided. All donations benefit Salsa Picante, Moab's completely community funded dance team. Green attire is recommended, not required. DanceMoab@Gmail.com.

Mar 14–15 Quilting in the Red Rocks, 8th biennial quilt show, presented by Delicate Stitchers Quilt Guild. Location is the Grand Center, 182 N 500 W. Free Admission! Saturday: 9am -5pm.; Sunday: 10am-4pm. View traditional, antique & art quilts, as well as wearable art & quilted home décor. Vendors from Utah, Colorado & New Mexico. Merchandise will include batiks, hand-dyed fabrics, patterns, threads, books, kits, notions, & much, much more. A certified quilt appraiser will be on hand. For a fee, she will appraise your antique or new quilts. For more information, contact Marian Eason at 259-6447, or delicatestitchersquiltguild@yahoo.com. See ad pg 2A and article pg 1B.

Mar 14-17 Moab Skinny Tire Festival - celebrating Life & the Sport of Road Cycling. Four days of exhilarating road cycling in the spectacular red rock canyons, arches & mountains of Moab. This event is a fundraiser for cancer survivors & research programs directly benefitting the Moab Cancer Treatment Center & regional cancer treatment programs. Get inspired & make a difference in the lives of those living with, through, & beyond cancer. Info: skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.See ad pg 13A and article pg 4B.

Mar 16 Giant Puppet Making Workshops- from 5-8pm at Third Space Moab (225 S 400 E) the room behind the barbershop, around the side. These workshops are FREE! It is sponsored by CHEEAP Art. Call Sarah for details 435-260-8557.

Mar 17 ST. PATRICK'S DAY

Mar 18 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Mar 18 The Bonding Brush Paint Party - an adventure in finding your personal brush stroke. All supplies included just bring your creativity! 6-8pm at Woody's, 221 S. Main St. For info: www.chrissynoelkinslow.com.

Mar 18 An Evening of Poetry And Conversation- presented by Moab Poets & Writers & the Grand County Library. Join us at 6:00pm at the library for a celebration of Ireland featuring the poems of Seamus Heaney, Irish folklore, the legend of St. Patrick & the familiar songs of Oh Danny Boy & When Irish Eyes Are Smiling. Be sure to bring your favorite poems to read & songs to sing.

Mar 19 FREE Film Screening- sponsored by Grand County Public Library & the Utah Film Center presenting CITIZENFOUR : a real life thriller providing audiences with access to filmmaker Laura Poitras & journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate & illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency. 7 pm at Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For info call the library @ 435-259-1111.

Mar 19-21 Montezuma County Fairgrounds AG Expo- in Cortez, Colorado featuring John Lyons "America's most trusted horse man". Tim Sullivan Live Friday 5:30pm-7:30pm. Info:FourStatesAgExpo.com or 970-529-3486.See ad pg 1A.

Mar 20 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.

Mar 21 Canyonlands Half Marathon & 5 Mile- the scenic USATF sanctioned and certified course follows the Colorado River through a dramatic red rock canyon. Food, awards, raffle, beer garden & live music await you at the finish in downtown Moab. For info visit moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525. See article pg 13A.

Mar 21 For the Love of Moab’s Spring Charity Vendor Fair - 9am- 4pm at the Moab Valley Inn Conference Center. Come out & support you favorite local charity while shopping with local vendors. The neighborhood charity with the most votes the day of the event will receive all funds raised through raffles & booth fees. Moab supporting Moab. For more info: Jeni Johnson 435-210-1274.

Mar 21 Kid’s Sew! at It's Sew Moab, 40 W. Center St, 11am. Must be 6+ years or older. Classes are always free and fun! Registration is necessary. Stop in the shop for more information or call 435-259-0739. See ad pg 6B.

Mar 21 Celtic Knot Paper-Piecing Block- at It's Sew Moab, 40 W. Center, 2pm. In March, everybody’s Irish!!! Plus, it’s free. Please bring 3 different greens plus a neutral for fabric.Stop in the shop for more information or call 435-259-0739. See ad pg 6B.

Mar 21 Rock-N-Bowl - at Gravel Pit Lanes is where we turn on the Disco Lights, & turn up the music. Every Saturday 6-8pm, & 8:30-10:30pm. Cost is $12, including shoes to bowl as much as you want during the scheduled times. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Dr.

Mar 21-22 24 Hours of Utah - Team Relay, Solo Challenges, 6 Hour Nighttime Fun Run, 50K, 100K & 100 mile categories. It is a series of endurance races that brings out the sense of adventure, stubborn determination & fun in every competitor! This race is all day & all night where runners can participate in a number of distances or timed events. For info visit geminiadventures.com or call 303-249-1112.

Mar 23 Giant Puppet Making Workshops- from 5-8pm at Third Space Moab (225 S 400 E) the room behind the barbershop, around the side. These workshops are FREE! It is sponsored by CHEEAP Art. Call Sarah for details 435-260-8557.

Mar 25 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series- Successful Author, Entrepreneur & Miss America Sharlene Wells Hawks. For info: 435-259-7432 .

Mar 27 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.

Mar 28 Kid’s Sew! at It's Sew Moab, 40 W. Center St, 11am. Must be 6+ years or older. Classes are always free and fun! Registration is necessary. Stop in the shop for more information or call 435-259-0739. See ad pg 6B.

Mar 28 Kid’s Sew! at It's Sew Moab, 40 W. Center St, 2pm. New block of the month! Come, learn, & get started. Great for beginners. Interesting blocks to keep the more seasoned quilters interested. No need to bring your machine. $10 per person. Stop in the shop for more information or call 435-259-0739. See ad pg 6B.

Mar 28 Beginner Taiko Drumming Workshop- with Sensei Tiffany Tamaribuchi 9:30am-12:30pm, 450 E. 100 North, the old Senior Center at the top of the hill. Reserve your spot call Alice at 206-794-9416.See ad 13A & article pg 12B.

Mar 28 Rock-N-Bowl - at Gravel Pit Lanes is where we turn on the Disco Lights, & turn up the music. Every Saturday 6-8pm, & 8:30-10:30pm. Cost is $12, including shoes to bowl as much as you want during the scheduled times. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Dr.

Mar 28-Apr 5 Annual Easter Jeep Safari consists of trail rides, mostly day long trips, departing from Moab Utah throughout the 9 day long event. Full information about the Safari is available in a colorful magazine found in many locations around town. The official event is hosted by the Red Rock 4-Wheelers Inc. one of the the local four wheel drive clubs of Moab. www.rr4w.com. See Section C for more details.

Mar 30 Giant Puppet Making Workshops- from 5-8pm at Third Space Moab (225 S 400 E) the room behind the barbershop, around the side. These workshops are FREE! It is sponsored by CHEEAP Art. Call Sarah for details 435-260-8557.

Mar 30-April 2,Moab Spring Break Camp – Sustainable You! For kids in 5-8th grades. Four days of field trips with 1-night sleepover at CFI’s Professor Valley Field Camp (weather-dependent). Hands on & interactive fun: Science, water, walks, art, games, & fun each day! $150/local youth or $200 out of area. Scholarships & discounts for siblings available. Details www.cfimoab.org. Register: 259-7750; info@cfimoab.org. Space limited.

Mar 31-Apr 3 Youth Rock Camp- a program of KZMU for youth 8-17. $100 registration, scholarships available, lunch included. A finale performance on April 3rd at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E. 100 North at 7pm. For info: youthrockcampmoab@gmail.com.


April

Apr 1 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Apr 1 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series- Shark Tank Night: Competing For An Article In Forbes.6pm For info: 435-259-7432 .

Apr 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.

Apr 3 Youth Rock Finale Performance- 7pm at the Moab Arts & Recrecation Center, 111 E. 100 North.
Apr 4 Rock-N-Bowl - at Gravel Pit Lanes is where we turn on the Disco Lights, & turn up the music. Every Saturday 6-8pm, & 8:30-10:30pm. Cost is $12, including shoes to bowl as much as you want during the scheduled times. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Dr.

Apr 5 EASTER SUNDAY

Apr 8 USU Entrepreneur Leadership Series- Continuing A Legacy Of Entrepreneurial Excellence. 6pm. For info: 435-259-7432 .

Apr 10-12 NADAC - North American Dog Agility Council will host a variety of courses for a handler & their dog to run. Dogs are handled through a series of times obstacle courses, teeter totters, tunnels, jumps and zig-zag weave poles. Spectators are welcome to watch for free, but they should leave their own dogs at home. Pre-registration is required to participate. nadacsharon@aol.com

Apr 10 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.

Apr 11 Comic Con- hosted by Grand County Library, 257 E. Center. Costume contest, art show, cosplay and anime panels. Prizes & fun for all ages. For info: Meg at 435-259-1111 or ann@moablibrary.org.

Apr 11 Adventure Xstream Adventure Race Series Kicks Off. The 15th Annual AXS Series kicks off in Moab on April 11th. Race the entire course as a solo or as a team, race in the 4-person relay division, or try the new Adventure Duathlon course option. Mountain Bike, Kayak, Trek, Rappel and Navigate across 25- 100+ mile courses. Due to the remote & spectacular nature of these courses, spaces are limited. Sign up today at http://www.AXSracing.com

Apr 11 Rock-N-Bowl - at Gravel Pit Lanes is where we turn on the Disco Lights, & turn up the music. Every Saturday 6-8pm, & 8:30-10:30pm. Cost is $12, including shoes to bowl as much as you want during the scheduled times. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Dr.

Apr 15 Toastmasters Meeting- everyone is welcome. Noon in the basement of the Zions Bank building, 330 S. Main St. For more info call 435-220-0646.

Apr 17 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.

Apr 18 Rock-N-Bowl - at Gravel Pit Lanes is where we turn on the Disco Lights, & turn up the music. Every Saturday 6-8pm, & 8:30-10:30pm. Cost is $12, including shoes to bowl as much as you want during the scheduled times. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Dr.

Apr 24 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.

Apr 25 Arlo Tejada Memorial Soccer Game- 4pm at the Grand County High School Soccer Field. Participant cost $10, jersey provided. For info: 814-860-6066 or reddevilssoccer1996@gmail.com.

Apr 25 Rock-N-Bowl - at Gravel Pit Lanes is where we turn on the Disco Lights, & turn up the music. Every Saturday 6-8pm, & 8:30-10:30pm. Cost is $12, including shoes to bowl as much as you want during the scheduled times. Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Dr.

Apr 27-May 2 Rainbow Bridge & Navajo Mountain Adventure with Canyonlands Field Institute- hike on the traditional pilgrimage route to Rainbow Bridge, the earths largest natural bridge, & sacred place to the Navajo culture. Travel to the Navajo Mountain community with CFI Naturalist-Guides and our Navajo guides: Eric Atene & members of the Atene Family. A rare cultural experience you won't want to miss! Call CFI for pricing and more information: 435-259-7750 or visit cfimoab.org .

May 1- 3 USTRC Team Roping- Watch one of the oldest sports in the west, Team Roping! Watch as two riders and their horses see who can rope the steer the fastest. Spectators are welcomed and there is no charge. 505.879.6181 walteddy@hotmail.com

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