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A free Forest Health Symposium will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the CSU Extension Office, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. (Durango Herald file)
Wednesday, April 10

Poetry Class, 10 a.m.-noon, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez. Free. Award-winning poet Lisa C Taylor is teaching a free poetry class.

Author Talk, 5-6 p.m., Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez. Free. Author Stacie Denetsosie will present her book, “The Missing MorningStar.” Details: 568-5380, hroe@cortezco.gov.

Wildfire and Homeowners Insurance Coverage, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Free. Understanding homeowners insurance, how to prepare for an claim, be ready for wildfire season. Details: Contact John Constan, DFPD community educator, by email at john.constan@durangofire.org, or by phone: 382-6014.

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society presentation, 7 p.m., Lyceum room, Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Dr. Piyawit Moonkham presents “Anthropology of Space and Place in the Temples in Northern Thailand.” Details: chambrke@aol.com, 903-3929, sjbas.org.

Thursday, April 11

Career and Internship Expo, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Student Union Ballroom, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Employers in the area and beyond will attend this expo looking to hire graduates/students. Details: https://tinyurl.com/5enczk6a.

Start Up Support, noon-1 p.m., 835 Main Ave., Suite 225 (second floor of the Main Mall). Details: innovation@fortlewis.edu.

William Bridges, Trombone, Junior Recital, 1 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Details: blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu.

Exhibition Opening – “Coloradans and our Shared Environment in Times of Challenge and Change,” 4:30-6 p.m., Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive.

Can We Live Without Plastics? 5:30 p.m., Durango Sustainable Goods, 1259 Main Ave. $5. Learn about the innovations and trends in material innovation.

Friday, April 12

Forest Health Symposium, 5:30-7:30 p.m., CSU Extension Office, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Free. Panel discussion with forestry, education and industry professionals. Details: Contact Heather.Houk@pueblocc.edu.

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

“Fashion Reimagined” (movie), 7 p.m., Durango Sustainable Goods, 1259 Main Ave.

Wildwood Dance Project Dance Film Screenings, 7 p.m., The Move Studio, first floor of Smiley Building, 1309 East Third Ave. Free. Bring a cushion for sitting. Details: www.wildwooddanceproject.com.

Mark Farina, Posh Josh, Spark Madden, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $38/$40. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/47wzpvds. 21 and older.

Saturday, April 13

King of Baggers Viewing Party, 9 a.m., Durango Harley-Davidson, 750 South Camino del Rio. Free. Viewing Party for the Red Bull Grand Prix. Details: https://fb.me/e/7P2SmPamz.

The History of El Moro, 1-2 p.m., Animas Museum, 3065 West Second Ave. and Zoom. Free. Details: Call 259-2402, email info@animasmuseum.org or visit www.animasmuseum.org/events.html.

Ladies Only Night, 6-9 p.m., The Subterrain, 900 Main Ave, Suite F, entrance on Ninth. Free. Clothing swap, vendors and wine. Details: thesubterraindurango.com.

Haydn’s “Creation,” FLC Choirs, Orchestra and guests, 7 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. $20 for adults (cash or check at the door), K-12 and FLC students admitted free. Details: blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu.

Lawn Chair Kings – recorded live, 7 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $15. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/muvezwdy. 21 and older.

Sunday, April 14

Haydn’s “Creation,” FLC Choirs, Orchestra and guests, 3 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. $20 for adults (pay cash or check at the door), K-12 and FLC students admitted free. Details: blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu.

In Time Quest, 3 p.m., The Powerhouse, 1333 Camino del Rio. $15. Navigate through Tesla’s Power Plant and encounter puzzles and challenges with a team of four. Details: https://powsci.org/events/in-time-quest/.

Plant-based Instant Pot Cooking Class, 4:30-6 p.m., Held at Luv Tempeh, 128 W. 14th St., Unit C. $5. Learn how to cook healthy, delicious plant-based meals in an Instant Pot. Details: info@luvboxfoods.com.

Monday, April 15

Purging Plastic with Progression, not Perfection, 5:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, Conference Room No. 2, 1900 East Third Ave. Tips on plastic reduction and alternatives to single-use plastics. Details: 375-3380.

Tuesday, April 16

Reece Kelly Distinguished History Lecture: Sam Bass will speak on slavery in China: “The Bound Steppe: Emancipation with Abolition in the Qing Empire (1644-1912),” 6-7:30 p.m., Noble Hall 125, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. No registration necessary. Details: Contact Douglas Ober, dober@fortlewis.edu or call 247-7411.

FLC Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Combo, 7 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free.

EGGY, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $23/$26 ($1 of each ticket donated to Backline.care). Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/5n6u78vh. 21 and older.

Wednesday, April 17

Heroes Hiring Heroes, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., National Guard Armory, 218 N. Auburn Ave., Farmington. Free. A place where people with jobs can help veterans in need. Details: www.americanlegion-farmington-nm.org

Building Soil: The Foundation of a Flourishing and Sustainable Garden, 5 p.m., SOIL Community Garden, 2900 Mesa Ave. Workshop provides all materials and guidance for attendees to create high-quality soil in containers. Details: soillab.org.

Young Professionals Happy Hour, 5 p.m., Public House 701, 701 East Second Ave. Free. Details: https://tinyurl.com/74vu6ffn.

Wildfire Home Defensible Space, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Free. Learn how to create wildfire-defensible space zones around your home and resources available. Details: Contact John Constan, DFPD community educator, by email: john.constan@durangofire.org, or phone: 382-6014.

Thursday, April 18

Unveiling Histories: Boarding Schools and the Southern Ute Tribe, 1-2 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Details: durangoco.gov/library.

Business After Hours at Sorrel Sky Gallery, 5-7 p.m., Sorrell Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave. $15. Details: https://tinyurl.com/2c5j7xnj.

FLC Symphonic Band Concert, 7 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. $10 for adults/18 and younger and FLC students free. This concert is composed by people who are part of the LGBTQ community.

KBong & Johnny Cosmic – Mountain High Spring Tour with Boostive, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $22/$25. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/49ywmvwr. 21 and older (minors allowed with legal guardian).

Friday, April 19

Family Game Night, 7 p.m., The Subterrain, 900 Main Ave., Suite F, entrance on Ninth. Free. Third Friday of every month – bring games, or play ours. Popcorn and root beer floats. Details: thesubterraindurango.com.

Saturday, April 20

Earth Day EV Ride and Drive/ Ponte Las Pilas – Plug It In, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave., and Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Free. Details: www.fourcore.org.

Learn From the Pros Fly Fishing Event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Lemon Reservoir-North Shore, 1685 County Road 243. Free. Details: Visit https://tinyurl.com/nheruh5a or contact Greg Furda at grefurda@gmail.com.

Legend Suspension Workshop, noon, Durango Harley-Davidson, 750 South Camino del Rio. Free. Learn about how to upgrade your shocks.

A Conscious and Loving Approach to Death and Dying, 2-3:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Free. Local end-of-life doulas will lead a community conversation about planning for a peaceful death. Details: email mmm@bresnan.net.

Sunday, April 21

Repair Café at Durango Tool Library, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Durango Tool Library, 278 Sawyer Drive, Unit 4A. Volunteers fix broken items, connect repairers with those in need, promoting sustainability. Refreshments available. Details: librarian@durangotoollibrary.com.

Monday, April 22

FLC Chamber Ensembles Concert, 7 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free.

Tuesday, April 23

Midday Music Student Recital, 1 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Details: blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu.

Exploring Culture and Legacy: The Southern Ute Indian Tribe, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.

Grieves with Mouse Powell, InFluSense & DJ Tones, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $23/$25. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/3ruzdr8b. 21 and older.

Wednesday, April 24

Lunch & Learn: How Small Business & Startups Can Use Data: Real World Tips of How To Compete When You’re the Underdog (11967), noon-1 p.m., TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth St. $15. Details: https://tinyurl.com/5ekp9je7.

Wildfire Home Hardening, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Free. Learn home hardening tips to protect your home against wildfire. Details: Contact John Constan, DFPD community educator, by email: john.constan@durangofire.org, or phone: 382-6014.

Thursday, April 25

Undergraduate Research Symposium and Gala, all day, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Free. Details: https://tinyurl.com/mt4zenxj.

Friday, April 26

Jack Ellis and Larry Carver, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave.

FLC Jazz Ensemble and FLC Social Dance Club, 7 p.m., VFW Post 4031, 1550 Main Ave. $10 (cash or check at the door) for adults, 18 and younger and FLC students admitted free. Details: blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu.

Saturday, April 27

Durango Devo Bike Swap, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Chapman Hill, 500 Florida Road. $1. Huge selection of used and new bikes, gear, accessories. Benefits youth cycling with Durango Devo. Details: www.durangodevo.com/bike-swap.

DEA National Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Durango Police Substation, 545 Wilson Gulch Drive. Free. Dispose of unused or expired prescription medications safely. Details: https://tinyurl.com/dknfs3j9.

Adventure Touring Workshop, 11 a.m., Durango Harley-Davidson, 750 South Camino del Rio. Free. Offers riders the opportunity to test ride a variety of top-of-the-line adventure touring bikes.

The Black Velvet duo, with Nina Sasaki and Larry Carver, 6 p.m., Derailed Pour House, 725 Main Ave.

Monday, April 29

Museum on Main Street: Crossroads: “Change in Rural America,” 10 a.m., Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave. Smithsonian’s free and interactive exhibit, events and programs for all ages. Details: https://tinyurl.com/bdet6muh.

Tuesday, April 30

New Police Department and City Hall Public Forum (Interior Conceptual Design), 5:30-7:30 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Free. Learn and provide feedback about the new Police Department and City Hall interior plans. Details: https://tinyurl.com/mw7ndfwz.

Wednesday, May 1

Preparing for Wildfire Evacuation, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Free. Prepare for wildfire evacuations and learn the resources available during an evacuation. Details: Contact John Constan, DFPD community educator, by email: john.constan@durangofire.org, or phone: 382-6014.

Saturday, May 4

Benefit For A Badass, noon, Durango Harley-Davidson, 750 South Camino del Rio. $20 Per rider. Benefit run for Jim Meyer, who was injured during fire training. Details: https://gofund.me/ae8489df.

Wednesday, May 8

12th Annual Southwest Colorado Small Business Confrence, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sky Ute Casino Resort, 14324 Highway 172 N., Ignacio.

Thursday, May 9

MarchFourth with High Step Society, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $38/$40. Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/yc8z4a2b. 21 and older.

Thursday, May 30

GED Graduation Ceremony, 6-7 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Details: Email info@durangoadulted.org or visit https://durangoadulted.org/.

Friday, June 7

Golden Graduate Weekend, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Lewis College 1000 Rim Drive. $50. Alumni who graduated 50-plus years ago are invited to spend two days doing various activities. Details: https://tinyurl.com/2kc5eecm.

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