Movie fundraiser to help women mountain bikers
World Ride will be hosting a movie night fundraiser event in Crested Butte on February 27. The proceeds from the evening will support the mission of World Ride to empower women globally through mountain biking. The event will feature women’s mountain bike films. Doors open at 7 p.m. at the Crested Butte Center for the Arts and movies will start at 7:30. There will also be a raffle. The movie night is presented by Talk of the Town, which will host the after-party and give a free beer to anyone with a movie ticket from the evening.
Adjust your attitude but be careful
The Mountain Express Town Shuttle will run late on Friday, February 28 for the Ski Patrol’s Attitude Adjustment/Wall to Wall Party at the Public House in downtown Crested Butte. The last bus from Crested Butte to Mt. Crested Butte will leave Old Town hall at 2:10 a.m., and the last bus from Mt. Crested Butte to Crested Butte will leave Mountaineer Square at 2 a.m. Additionally, the Town Taxi will be running its regular late-night service and can be reached at (970) 209-0509.
Save the date for PTA fundraiser March 28
Mark your calendars for the Crested Butte Community School’s PTA fundraiser – Love Your School, A Stellar Keller Evening on March 28. Get ready for a big night with Keller Williams on stage at the new Center for the Arts. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 9 and can be purchased online at crestedbuttepta.org. This will be a great night to show your love and support for CBCS!
Run for a seat on the Met Rec board
Gunnison County Met Rec District is holding a Call for Nominations. An election will be held on May 5, 2020, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. At that time, three directors will be elected to serve three-year terms and two directors will be elected to serve two-year terms. For more information and to obtain a self-nomination form, please reach out to Sue Wallace 970.901.6851, DEO@gcmetrec.com. Deadline is Friday.
This week at the Center immerses you in the visual arts starting with the weekly Wheel Throwing Workshop (Friday, February 28) for spinning up pottery creations with expert guidance. Creativity & Cocktails warms you up from the inside with Winter Scenes & Whiskey dreams learning beginning acrylic painting techniques on a wood panel (Tuesday, March 3). Experiment with a different surface in YUPO – a unique plastic paper allowing you to embrace completely different watercolor techniques in the YUPO & Watercolor Series (Wednesday, March 4).
Habitat applications being taken for local housing
Habitat for Humanity of the Gunnison Valley is accepting applications for housing. The deadline to apply is March 12. Applications may be picked up at the Habitat office at 307 N. Main St. in Gunnison. With questions, call (970) 641-1245 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 27- Colin Drake, Madeline Derusseau, Tiffany Burgess, Gwen Vulich
February 28- Carol Kastning, Winnie Haver, Lilah Young
February 29- Jefferson Lewis
March 1- Dawne Belloise, Bethany Cloud, Liz Sanderson, Don Cook, Kerry Young, Pete McCurrach
March 2- Heidi Sherratt, Jim Lohr, Elke Wheeler
March 3- Rob Fessendon, Caith Norton
March 4- Francesca Cain, Ann Lara, Keitha Kostyk