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Grand County community events calendar, Jan. 3-9

Friday

January 3

Free Walk-in Step Aerobics, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Bumgarner Building, Kremmling. Presented by Middle Park Medical Center, call 970-724-3524 with questions.

Cool Hand Ice Show, Base Lodge, Granby Ranch. Display of interactive ice sculptures, live demonstrations and ice games throughout the day.

Winter Wonderland, Base Lodge, Granby Ranch. Celebrate the holiday season with snowman village, gingerbread men, old-fashioned wagon rides, and night skiing on select nights.

Health Insurance for 2014, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Granby Library. Free public roundtable for information and enrolling in new Colorado Marketplace. Sponsored by Grand County Rural Health Network in partnership with Connect for Health Colorado. Call 970-531-2442 for details.

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-6 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular. The model train display is back, bigger and better than ever, so bring the family and share in this Grand County tradition.

Free Community Dinner, 5:15 p.m., Church of Christ, Granby. Free hot meal with beverage and dessert open to everyone in Grand County.

Matt Brown and Dave Anderson play Pancho & Lefty’s, 6 p.m., Grand Lake.

11th Season of the Grand County Concert Series Opens, 7-9 p.m., Church of the Eternal Hills, Tabernash. Featuring pianist Tao Lin and violinist Tomas Cotik. Adults $20; Students with Grand County student ID free; adult accompanying Grand County student $5; other students $10. Season tickets: $90 for six concerts.

Saturday

January 4

Xtreme Mountain Snow Races, Winding River Ranch, Grand Lake. For details on this snow machine sporting challenge call Teresa at 970-629-1215.

Cool Hand Ice Show, Base Lodge, Granby Ranch. Display of interactive ice sculptures, live demonstrations and ice games throughout the day. Dueling chainsaw demonstration at 4:30 p.m.

Winter Wonderland, Base Lodge, Granby Ranch. Celebrate the holiday season with snowman village, gingerbread men, old-fashioned wagon rides, and night skiing on select nights.

Ski the Wilderness in Winter, 9:30-11 a.m., Kawuneeche Visitor Center, RMNP. Join a ranger for a mostly level cross country ski tour. Bring your own skis and poles with large baskets. Ages 8 through adult only. Reservations required, call 970-627-3471.

Health Insurance for 2014, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Middle Park Medical Center, Granby. Free public roundtable for information and enrolling in new Colorado Marketplace. Sponsored by Grand County Rural Health Network in partnership with Connect for Health Colorado. Call 970-531-2442 for details.

Beginner Snowshoe Ranger Led Hike, 1-3 p.m., Kawuneeche Visitor Center, RMNP. Join a mostly level snowshoe hike with a ranger. Bring your own snowshoes and ski poles with large baskets. Ages 8 through adult only. Reservations required, call 970-627-3471.

Christmas Model Train Display, 1-6 p.m., Granby Soccer Dome Modular. The model train display is back, bigger and better than ever, so bring the family and share in this Grand County tradition.

Fireside Acoustics, 2-5 p.m., Granby Ranch. Featuring Kenny Lee Young, Branden Sipes, and Eric Lane.

Silver Bullet Base Bash Live Music Series, 3-6 p.m., Derailer Bar, Winter Park Resort. http://www.winterparkresort.com or 970-726-1564 for more information.

Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, 4-7 p.m., Cooper Creek Square, Winter Park.

Meet Winter Park Willie, 4-5 p.m., Winter Park Resort in the Village. Free family activity and snacks are on a first come first serve basis. http://winterparkresort.com

Disco Skate Night, 5-7 p.m., Village Ice Rink, Winter Park Resort. For more information call 970-726-1564.

AWANA, 6-7:30 p.m., PK-8 School, Kremmling. For children ages 3 years old through 6th grade. Children study God’s word, play games, and enjoy a snack.

AWANA, 6-7:30 p.m., Winter Park Christian Church, Tabernash. For children ages 3 years old through 6th grade. Children study God’s word, play games, and enjoy a snack.

Bingo!, 6:30-9 p.m., Carver’s, Winter Park. Winter Park-Fraser Valley Rotary is hosting and a portion of the proceeds will go back to local non-profits and children’s sports organizations. Call Shanna Lalley with questions at 303-210-5241.

Andy Irvine CD Release Party, 7-9 p.m., Mountain Grind, Cooper Creek Square, Winter Park. Dinner, drink and show $40, show only $6. http://coopercreeksquare.com

JD Nash Band plays The Lariat Saloon, 9:30 p.m., Grand Lake.

Sunday

January 5

Cool Hand Ice Show, Base Lodge, Granby Ranch. Display of interactive ice sculptures, live demonstrations and ice games throughout the day. Play ice games from noon-2 p.m.

Winter Wonderland, Base Lodge, Granby Ranch. Celebrate the holiday season with snowman village, gingerbread men, old-fashioned wagon rides, and night skiing on select nights.

Free Nordic Clinic, registration 8:30-9:30 a.m. and noon-12:30 p.m., YMCA of the Rockies, Granby. Learn to classic and skate ski for both adults and kids. For more information call 970-887-2152 x 4173 or visit www.grandnordic.org

Skijoring Clinic, 10 a.m.-noon, Devil’s Thumb Ranch, Tabernash. $30 (with own harness & leash) $45 for package (includes clinic, harness & trail pass). Rental equipment available for $10. Call 970-726-8231 for details.

Intermediate Snowshoe Ranger-Led Hike, 1-3 p.m., Kawuneeche Visitor’s Center, RMNP. A more rigorous tour with elevation gains of up to 500 ft. Requires the ability to maintain a good pace over uneven terrain at high altitude. Bring your own snowshoes and ski poles with large baskets. Ages 8 through adult only, reservations required. Call 970-627-3471.

The Yawpers play Ullrs, 10 p.m., Winter Park. Free show.

Monday

January 6

Donation Yoga, 9:15-10:30 a.m., Mountain Moon Yoga, Winter Park. Donate $1 minimum, all proceeds to local charities. For more information call 970-726-5786.

Health Insurance for 2014, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Hot Sulphur Springs Library. Free public roundtable for information and enrolling in new Colorado Marketplace. Sponsored by Grand County Rural Health Network in partnership with Connect for Health Colorado. Call 970-531-2442 for details.

Freespirit Bellydancers, 4:15-4:45 p.m., Allington Inn & Suites, Kremmling. This is a volunteer program for elementary students and classes are free. For details call 970-485-1623 or 970-485-1463.

Tuesday

January 7

Children’s Story Hour, 10-11 a.m., Fraser Library. Story Hour is a fun, interactive, early literacy program designed for children under the age of 5 years. Please call 726-5689 for more information.

Health Insurance for 2014, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fraser Library. Free public roundtable for information and enrolling in new Colorado Marketplace. Sponsored by Grand County Rural Health Network in partnership with Connect for Health Colorado. Call 970-531-2442 for details.

Winter Park/Fraser Valley Rotary Luncheon, noon-1 p.m., 79303 US HWY 40, Winter Park. Visitors welcome. 970-726-5742.

Mountain Family Center’s Free Fusion Fitness Series, 5-6 p.m., Art Room, Granby Elementary School. Call 970-557-3186 for details.

Broomball, 5-7 p.m., Village Ice Rink, Winter Park Resort. Start a free game of broomball. Equipment will be available at the rink, helmets recommended. Call 970-726-1564 for details.

Quilt Show, 6-7:30 p.m., Hot Sulphur Springs Town Hall.

Wednesday

January 8

Story Time, 10 a.m., Granby Library. Read books and socialize in this fun, interactive program for children under the age of 5. Call 970-887-2149 for more information.

Caring Corner Meeting, 10-11 a.m., Heart of the Mountains Hospice, Hot Sulphur Springs. If you have experienced a recent loss of a loved one, you, your family and friends are invited for support, healing and friendship. Call 970-887-3222 with questions.

Health Insurance for 2014, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Grand Lake Library. Free public roundtable for information and enrolling in new Colorado Marketplace. Sponsored by Grand County Rural Health Network in partnership with Connect for Health Colorado. Call 970-531-2442 for details.

S’mores by the Fire, 3-4 p.m., Winter Park Resort. This is a free family activity, but s’mores are on a first come, first serve basis. http://www.winterparkresort.com

Mountain Family Center’s Free Fusion Fitness Series, 5-6 p.m., Old Historic Church, Eisenhower Drive, Fraser. Call 970-557-3186 for details.

Thursday

January 9

Health Insurance for 2014, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Kremmling Library. Free public roundtable for information and enrolling in new Colorado Marketplace. Sponsored by Grand County Rural Health Network in partnership with Connect for Health Colorado. Call 970-531-2442 for details.

Fraser Valley Seniors Potluck Lunch, noon-1:30 p.m., Fraser Historic Church Community Center. Bring a dish to share or pay $5. Call Paul 970-726-5651.

Caregiver Support Group, 2-3:30 p.m., Granby Senior Center Building. If you are caring for something who is elderly, ill, disabled or experiencing dementia you are encouraged to join. There is no cost or commitment. Call 970-627-2484 for details.

Mountain Family Center’s Free Fusion Fitness Series, 5-6 p.m., Art Room, Granby Elementary School. Call 970-557-3186 for details.

Jeremy Farmer plays Strip & Tail, 6 p.m., Winter Park.

Free Chili Social, 6:30 p.m., Granby Community Center. Food, fun and entertainment for all, call 970-531-1626 with questions.

Andy Frasco & the U.N. play Ullrs, 9 p.m., Winter Park.


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