Community Calendar Thursday, August 24–Wednesday, August 30

•Adaptive Sports Center hosts its Bridges of the Butte Townie Tour. August 27-Sept 10. All proceeds go to adaptive recreation for people with disabilities. 

THURSDAY 24

•7:30 a.m. Open AA meeting: Crack of Dawn Group topic discussion at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

noon-1 p.m. Cultivating Hope Cancer Support Group, livingjourneys.org/calendar, free. (every 1st Thursday)

•4-5:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Garage is open for shopping and donations. 421 A Sopris Ave, stmarysgaragecb.org.

•5-6 p.m. Oh Be Joyful/Gunnison Food Pantry Food Bank at 625 Maroon Avenue, 970-349-6237. (1st and 3rd Thursdays)

•5-7 p.m. The Crested Butte Library hosts its Crafternoon, experiment making squeegee art postcards.

•6:30 p.m. Open AA meeting: 11 Step Meditation at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

FRIDAY 25

•10 a.m. Storytime at the Crested Butte Library, 970-349-6535.

•noon Open AA meeting: Readings from Living Sober at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

•noon-2 p.m. Oh Be Joyful hosts a Mountain Mamas meeting at 625 Maroon Avenue. For more information contact Kelsey Weaver at kweaver@gvh-colorado.org or 970-648-7071. (every Friday)

•4-7 p.m. Community Block Party celebrating Maryo Ewell’s retirement at I.O.O.F. Park, Gunnison. Enjoy music by Fuerza Cora Brasil Musical and free snacks with High Alpine Beers.

•5-8 p.m. Live Music by Beer Hunter at Kochevar’s.

•7-8:15 p.m. Open AA Speaker Meeting in the rectory at Queen of all Saints, 970-349-5711.

SATURDAY 26

•7:30 a.m. Open AA meeting: Big Book Study at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

•10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Improv Workshop at the Mallardi Cabaret Stage. Free event.

•10:30 a.m.-noon St. Mary’s Garage is open for shopping and donations. 421 A Sopris Ave, stmarysgaragecb.org.

•6:30 p.m. Open AA meeting: Literature at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

•8:00 p.m. Public House Presents Birds of Play with Lizzy Plotkin and Sophia Chudacoff.

SUNDAY 27

•8:30-10 a.m. Episcopal Church in Gunnison Valley hosts a pancake breakfast at the Lottis Creek Campground followed by a worship at 10 a.m.

•9 a.m.-2 p.m. Crested Butte Farmers Market at the top of Elk Avenue. (Sundays thru October 8)

•9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Crested Butte Art Market at the top of Elk Avenue. (Sundays thru October 8)

•3 p.m. Rachel Vanslyke plays at the Eldo.

•4-6 p.m. The Crested Butte School of Dance hosts Dance in Crested Butte open house. Enjoy refreshments and giveaways, tour the studio, receive free registration fees, and more. Dancers of all skill levels and ages are welcome! 306 Maroon Ave in Crested Butte (3rd floor of firehouse), Pump Room Studio. Visit dancecrestedbutte.org or contact programs@dancecrestedbutte.org for more information.

•5 p.m. All Saints in the Mountains Episcopal Church, Eucharist, Alicia Belgiovani on piano & organ. Meeting at the UCC, 403 Maroon Ave., Crested Butte.

•5 p.m. Elk Mountains Backcountry Alliance (formerly Silent Tracks) annual meeting at The Depot at 716 Elk Avenue. 

•5 p.m. HCCA’s Annual Potluck at The Depot, 716 Elk Avenue. This year’s guest speaker is Ben Goldfarb, author of Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. Sunny Downpour will be on the tunes. 

•6 p.m. The Crested Butte School of Dance hosts a call for adult dancers. If you are a dancer 18 or older who wants to dance & perform more, please join for a meet-and-greet to explore Nutcracker performance opportunities & potential interest in forming an adult performing group. 306 Maroon Ave in Crested Butte (3rd floor of firehouse), Pump Room Studio. Visit dancecrestedbutte.org or contact programs@dancecrestedbutte.org for more information.

•6 p.m. Open AA meeting: Topic Discussion at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

MONDAY 28

•1:30-3:30 p.m. Gunnison Valley Hospital hosts a Mountain Mamas meeting at 513 Main Street. For more information contact Kelsey Weaver at kweaver@gvh-colorado.org or 970-648-7071. (every Monday)

•6:00 p.m. HCCA and WCU’s Master of Environmental Management Program presents Ben Goldfarb at the Gunnison Library. Refreshments will be served.

•6:30-8:30 p.m. Open table tennis at Jerry’s Gym, Crested Butte Town Hall.

•7-8 p.m. Cultivating Hope Cancer Support Group, livingjourneys.org/calendar, free. (every 3rd Monday)

•7-8 p.m. Conscious Caregivers Cancer Support Group, livingjourneys.org/calendar, free. (every 1st Monday)

•7-8 p.m. Navigating Grief & Loss Bereavement Support Group, www.livingjourneys.org/calendar, free. (every 2nd Monday)

•7:30 p.m. Open AA meeting: Favorite Big Book Reading at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

TUESDAY 29

•7:30 a.m. Open AA meeting: Mediation AA & Al-Anon at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

•9 a.m. Socrates Café, a philosophical discussion group, at the Crested Butte Library, gunnisoncountylibraries.org. (1st and 3rd Tuesdays)

•10 a.m. Storytime at the Crested Butte Library, 970-349-6535.

•noon Closed AA meeting: Readings from Came to Believe at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

•4 p.m. Rachel Vanslyke plays at Izakaya.

•4-5:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Garage is open for shopping and donations. 421 A Sopris Ave, stmarysgaragecb.org.

•5-7 p.m. Free Courtyard Music Series in the Feldberg East Courtyard Lounge at the Center for the Arts. (every other Tuesday)

•5:30-7 p.m. Crested Butte Chamber hosts its Business After Hours Mixer at the GVH Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. 433 6th Street, Crested Butte.

•6 p.m. Free yoga at the Crested Butte Library, 970-349-6535. (every 3rd Tuesday)

WEDNESDAY 30

•7:30 a.m. Crested Butte Rotary’s weekly speaker series in the Matchstick Lounge at the Elevation Hotel, Mt. Crested Butte. (2nd and 4th Wednesdays)

•8:30 a.m. Free T’ai Chi sessions at Three Ladies Park. 

•8:30 a.m. HCCA hosts a hike to Oh-Be-Joyful. Meet at the Crested Butte Visitor’s Center parking lot.

•10 a.m.-3 p.m. Rocky Mountain Demo at Big Al’s. Test ride the latest bikes.

•11-11:30 a.m. Storytime at Red Mountain Park in CB South.

•noon Closed AA meeting: 12 Step & 12 Tradition Study at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-5711.

•4 p.m. Parkinson’s Association of the Rockies, a support group, meets at the Adaptive Sports Center in the Mt. Crested Butte base area. (every 3rd Wednesday)

•6:30-7:30 p.m. Al-Anon Meeting for families and friends of Alcoholics in the back room at Union Congregational Church, 970-349-6482.

•8 p.m. Adult pickup basketball in the CBCS high school gym, enter through the doors by Tommy Field.

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