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Moab Happenings Calendar of Events

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December Events

Dec at Moab Grand County Public Library. Dinner and a movie. Come check out our display in the Moab Library! Now that the weather is getting colder - it’s a great time to enjoy movies and cooking! Stop by our display of film-cookbook pairings and checkout anything that intrigues you. Take a minute to guess the number of popcorn kernels in a jar and you will be entered to win a cooler backpack! Winner will be selected and notified on Tuesday, December 19th. 257 E. Center St. Moab. Mon - Fri 9am - 8pm.
Sat 9am - 5pm. For info
435-259-1111

Dec 13 The Second Wednesday Book Club- will meet to discuss their December selection “We Bought a Zoo” by Benjamin Mee. New participants are always welcome. 6 PM in the Grand County Public Library main branch.

Dec 13 Community Rebuilds Open Houses! 2-7pm at 368 E 100 North. Join us in unveiling the three newest Community Rebuilds' homes for our 20th-22nd homes built in Moab. The homes of Nelly Drogin, Holli Zollinger & the Woytek-Meade family are conveniently located on one property. Come feel the adobe floors, earthen plasters, & natural finishes that make our homes both aesthetically pleasing & sustainable. Builders, homeowners, interns and CR staff will be available to answer all of your questions. Refreshments provided at each home & event is FREE! For info: 435-259-0501.

Dec 13 Swing & Blues Dance Night- join us at Club Rio, 2 S. 100 West, 21+. Get out & take advantage of the $5 lesson at 7pm (no experience or partner necessary!), followed by social dance. For info: Moab Swing Dance Community on Facebook. Brought to you by the Moab Swing Dance Community!

Dec 14 All Levels Sheng Zhen Gong- is a moving & non-moving meditation class for self healing, with certified teacher Don Leathers from 5:30-7pm, at the Moab Arts & Recreation, 111 E. 100 North. 435-259-8123.

Dec 14 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation- 125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home, 5:30pm. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood & Music Sound Therapist Annette Kearl, PhD. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859

Dec 14 FREE Class: Herbal Animal Care- 6-7:30pm at Moonflower Community Coop, 39 E. 100 North.Join Ali Matz of Sister Root Medicinals & Wise Raven Herbs for a wellness class on how to use herbs for your pets & livestock. She will cover common problems that ail many animals, general animal health & supplements, the best methods to administer herbs to animals, and how to know when it’s time to take your animal to the vet. Come learn how to care for your beloved animals and empower yourself with herbal solutions for common animal ailments. For info: 435-259-5712

Dec 14 Avalanche Awareness The USFS Utah Avalanche Center - Moab will put on a free community event, "Know Before You Go" avalanche awareness presentation geared toward winter backcountry users. The presentation features an exciting and educational short film that was accepted in the Banff Film Festival.  A PowerPoint presentation will follow. Grand County Public Library 6:30pm Large Meeting Room

Dec 15 Moab! Boldly Went: Your Adventures Stories Live Show and Podcast- SPECIAL FEATURE: Lauren "Neon" Reed of Her Odyssey, a two-woman team using only human power to cross from Patagonia to Alaska, will be joining for the evening and taking a spot on the storytelling stage where she will share a bit about her experience and dazzle us with a story.  Entry to this event is by donation. Recommended donation = $10-$15 and $20 for families. We still recommend you reserve your tickets by going to the Boldly Went website. You will have the option to add on a donation amount at check out or make your donation at the door. 6:30pm - 9:30pm Moab Art & Recreation Center, 111 @ 100 North For more info: Angel Mathis 206-696-6565 www.boldlywentadventures.com

Dec 15 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.

Dec 16-17 Moab Christmas Bird Count-
at the Matheson Preserve. The next morning join us for a potluck breakfast at 10am at the Nature Conservancy office, 900 W. Kane Creek Blvd to review counts. For info: Marcy Hafner 435-259-6197. See article pg 4B

Dec 16 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation- 125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home, 10am. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood & Music Sound Therapist Annette Kearl, PhD. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859

Dec 16 Contra Dance 8pm at the MARC.  Everyone is welcome!  No partner or experience needed. Lesson for beginning dancers at 7:30pm. Live music by the Moab Community Dance Band with caller Peg Harty. $7 suggested donation for Grand County school music programs.

Dec 17 Yoga & Reiki Series- with Meagan Coy & Andrea Grace. 11am-12:30pm at Moab Yoga, 37 E. Center St. Series is $30 in advance or come any session for a drop-in rate. For info: moabyoga.com

Dec 18, 19 Gentle Yoga- Join Star Kolb at Moab Yoga, 37E Center St. Using restorative & classic poses to open, tone, & warm the mind and body. Each class concludes with breath work, deep relaxation, & meditation. Class is for all levels & abilities. For info: moabyoga.com

Dec 19 Sheng Zhen Healing Gong- a moving & non-moving meditation class for self healing, every Tuesday with certified teacher Lisa De Rees from 1:00-1:45 PM, by donation, at the Grand Center Vitality Room, 182 North 500 West. 435-260-9678

Dec 19 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation- 125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home, 5:30pm. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood & Music Sound Therapist Annette Kearl, PhD. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859. No class December 25th-31st.

Dec 20 Swing & Blues Dance Night- join us at Club Rio, 2 S. 100 West, 21+. Get out & take advantage of the $5 lesson at 7pm (no experience or partner necessary!), followed by social dance. For info: Moab Swing Dance Community on Facebook. Brought to you by the Moab Swing Dance Community!


Dec 20 Moab Toastmasters Meeting-
Noon-1pm on the first & third Wednesday of every month at Zions Bank, 330 S. Main Street. Improve your public speaking & leadership skills. Everyone is welcome, no membership required. For info: facebook.com/MoabToastmasters

Dec 21 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation- 125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home, 5:30pm. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood & Music Sound Therapist Annette Kearl, PhD. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859. No class December 25th-31st.

Dec 21 Free Movie “Sacred”- shot by more than 40 filmmakers around the world, this film immerses the viewer in a wide variety of spiritual practices. Presented in multiple languages subtitled in English. The 2016 documentary is 87 minutes long & not rated. 7 PM in Star Hall, 159 E. Center. Presented by the Grand County Library & the Utah Film Circuit.

Dec 22 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.

Dec 23 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation- 125 E. 200 North, Historic Helen Taylor Home, 10am. Teacher: Gregory Lee Hood & Music Sound Therapist Annette Kearl, PhD. By donation. For info: 713-817-7859. No class December 25th-31st.

Dec 24 CHRISTMAS EVE


Dec 24 Christmas Eve Service at Grace Lutheran Church-
5:30pm, 360 W. 400 North

Dec 25 CHRISTMAS DAY - HOLIDAY

Dec 26 Gentle Yoga- Join Star Kolb at Moab Yoga, 37 E Center St. Using restorative & classic poses to open, tone, & warm the mind and body. Each class concludes with breath work, deep relaxation, & meditation. Class is for all levels & abilities. For info: moabyoga.com. No class Christmas or New Year's Day.

Dec 29 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.

Dec 31 NEW YEAR'S EVE

January Events


Jan 1 NEW YEAR'S DAY - HOLIDAY

Jan 2 Gentle Yoga- Join Star Kolb at Moab Yoga, 37E Center St. Using restorative & classic poses to open, tone, & warm the mind and body. Each class concludes with breath work, deep relaxation, & meditation. Class is for all levels & abilities. For info: moabyoga.com

Jan 8, 9 Gentle Yoga-
Join Star Kolb at Moab Yoga, 37E Center St. Using restorative & classic poses to open, tone, & warm the mind and body. Each class concludes with breath work, deep relaxation, & meditation. Class is for all levels & abilities. For info: moabyoga.com

Jan 12-14 Bluff International Balloon Festival

Jan 15 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR HOLIDAY

Jan 15, 16 Gentle Yoga- Join Star Kolb at Moab Yoga, 37E Center St. Using restorative & classic poses to open, tone, & warm the mind and body. Each class concludes with breath work, deep relaxation, & meditation. Class is for all levels & abilities. For info: moabyoga.com

Jan 18-24 Peace Dancer Rendezvous- this third annual rendezvous will be held near Quartzsite Arizona. Join Bernie & Joy, certified Dances of Universal Peace leaders, for companionship, music, potlucks & dances of universal peace under the desert sky. For info: peace@r2v2.net

Jan 20 Museum of Moab 60th Anniversary- save the date & come celebrate with us.

Jan 22 Awakening the Wisdom of the Body- a healing workshop series, 6-8:30pm at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, 111 E. 100 North. This workshop focuses on "Cultivating Inner Peace & Quiet". For info: 937-284-2190. See article & ad pg 14A

Jan 22, 23 Gentle Yoga- Join Star Kolb at Moab Yoga, 37E Center St. Using restorative & classic poses to open, tone, & warm the mind and body. Each class concludes with breath work, deep relaxation, & meditation. Class is for all levels & abilities. For info: moabyoga.com

Jan 27 Arches Ultra - Moab’s newest trail race, traveling along the border of Arches National Park, using Bar M, Klonzo, & Klondike Trail Systems. The trails are smooth & easy at points, technical slick rock at others, there’s even some sand to shake things up. For info: madmooseevents.com or call 719-429-9501.

Jan 29, 30 Gentle Yoga- Join Star Kolb at Moab Yoga, 37E Center St. Using restorative & classic poses to open, tone, & warm the mind and body. Each class concludes with breath work, deep relaxation, & meditation. Class is for all levels & abilities. For info: moabyoga.com

Jan 31 Grand Area Mentoring Training- 4:30-6:30pm at the Helen M. Knight Elementary School. RSVP to grandareamentoring@gmail.com or 435-260-9646


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