THURSDAY—NOV.14

CONTINUUM OF CARE

THURS. (8 a.m.) The community is invited to attend the Caring for the Homeless group that meets 2nd Thursday at Fisher’s Peak Soup Kitchen, 308 Church St. Info: Charlene Tortorice, 719-846-9159 or Chris Ruscetti at c.ruscettiaada@outlook.com.

ADVANCED DIRECTIVES

THURS. NOV. 14 (11 a.m.) Take the first step to ensure your values and wishes are honored when it comes to end-of-life care at the educational class sponsored by Sangre de Cristo Hospice at the Carnegie Library, 202 N. Animas. Info: 719-846-3060.

Today’s Quote

“Let us be

grateful to people who make us

happy; they are the charming

gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

~Marcel Proust

SCRT OPEN HOUSE

THURS. NOV. 14 (5:30-7:30 p.m.) The community is invited to enjoy socializing and tasty morsels at the Famous Performing Arts Center, 131 W. Main St. Info: 719-846-4765.

AUTISM AWARENESS

THURS. (6 p.m.) Support Group for parents with challenged children in any area meets 2nd Thursday at the Trinidad Community Center, 1309 Beshoar Dr. Info: Jo Agnello, 719-439-8730.

GREETVILLE WATER ASSN.

THURS. (7 p.m.) Greetville-Carbondale Board of Directors will meet at the Century Financial Group, 109 W. Main St. Info: Jeni Skalko, 719-846-2080, ext. 116.

nWEEKEND—NOV.15-17

ART CARTOPIA MUSEUM

NOW OPEN (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) Trinidad’s amazing new vehiculart facility is open for the enjoyment of all artcar enthusiasts at 2702 Freedom Road. Info: Rodney Wood, 719-334-0087.

LAS ANIMAS COUNTY

FRI. NOV. 15 (4 p.m.) County Commissioners will hold an external work session to discuss proposed wolf introduction into Colorado in the Leone Lounge, Sullivan Center, Trinidad State, 600 Prospect St. Info: 719-845-2568. COMMISSIONERS: Luis Lopez, II (719-845-2595), Tony Hass (719-845-2592) and Felix Lopez (719-845-2593).

OPENING RECEPTION

FRI. NOV. 15 (5-7:30 p.m.) The Corazon Gallery will host the opening free gala evening event for the “Holiday Gala” Art Show at the Gallery, 149 E. Main St. Info: 719-846-0207. The community is invited to attend.

TRINIDAD SCHOOL DIST. NO. 1

FRI. NOV. 15 (6-8 p.m.) TSD1 will host a public appreciation reception celebrating the passage of Prop. 4B at Brix Sports Bar & Grill, 231 E. Main St. Info: 719-845-2048.

QUILT & CRAFT BENEFIT

SAT. NOV. 16 (9 a.m.-2 p.m.) The Bound Together Quilt Club will host their annual Fall Craft Sale & Quilt Raffle event at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds on N. Linden St. Proceeds benefit community charities. Info: Elberta Ferrendelli, 719-846-3714.

SPACE GALLERY ART SHOW

SAT. NOV. 16 (5-7 p.m.) Opening reception for the “Gift of Art” Show exhibiting works by area artists with a special collection of original art by the new Art Council Trinidad at the SPACe Gallery, 132 W. Ryus, Le Veta. Info: 719-742-3074.

n PUBLIC SERVICE

FNB FOOD DRIVE

DROP OFF FOOD DONATIONS UNTIL FRI. NOV. 22: This is the perfect opportunity to “SHARE & GIVE BACK” to your community. Any Thanksgiving dinner items can be taken to the First National Bank’s Walmart Branch, 2921 Toupal Dr. Info: 719-846-6360.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS

If you are interested in volunteering for any of the many available patient service needs at the Mt. Rose Health Center Palliative Care & Hospice at 409 Benedicta Ave., call Gerri Lucero at 719-846-8478.

TOURISM BOARD GRANTS

FRI. NOV. 1 – SAT. NOV. 30: The City of Trinidad Tourism Board will accept Grant Applications for advertising and marketing of area tourism events. Info: marty.hackett@trinidad.co.gov

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

COLLECTION DATES are MON. NOV. 18 TO MON. NOV. 25: Fisher’s Peak Community Church, 10377 Santa Fe Trail Drive, is the designated Trinidad drop off site for gift boxes in this global effort. Info: Donna Clayton at 714-732-2968 or email dclayton@samaritan.org

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