During the first month of the 2020 decade, the Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum features a graceful 1000-year-old water jar in its “New to the Edge” exhibit.
One hundred years ago the United States emerged as a global power and paragon of democracy. In 1920, women finally got the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, and on Feb. 14, 1920, the League of Women Voters was founded to educate women about the rights and responsibilities of suffrage and how to effectively participate in the democratic process.
Arches Ultra is Moab’s newest trail race, and it travels along the border of Arches National Park, using Bar M, Klonzo, and Klondike trail systems. The trails are smooth and easy at points, technical slickrock at others, and there’s even some sand to shake things up. Winter is a great time to be in Moab running, and we’ve chosen a lower elevation run, that will give you views of the towering Moab cliffs, Arches National Park, and the snow covered La Sals, Jan. 25, Saturday.
The BEACON Afterschool Program is recruiting teams for its 8th annual dodgeball tournament, which will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Grand County Middle School Gymnasium. Teams must register by Jan. 31 by contacting Lindsey Bartosh by emailing [email protected] or calling 435-719-4717.
The Moab Arts Council announced it has awarded a total of $7,250 in grants to 11 community arts projects and organizations. These funds will go to support a variety of arts projects in the Moab community, including arts education, public art, and arts events.
The next Contra dance is at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center, organizers say. Lessons for beginning dancers start at 7:30 p.m. There will be live music by the Moab Community Dance Band with Peg Harty, dance caller. Everyone is welcome, no partner or experience needed. A $7 suggested donation benefits music education in Grand County.
The Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission and the Moab Arts and Recreation Center announces the inaugural SYFY Movie Nights. The films, all from the 1950s, will be shown at the MARC, 111 East 100 North, according to Lisa Church, city spokesperson.
Films, balloons and a rodeo queen contest are among numerous events in the coming days.
Indoor activities dominate the community calendar in January, with a number of events planned for the Moab Arts & Recreation Center, as well as the Grand County Library. Here’s a look at the week ahead:
The Times-Independent staff stands in front of the Goss Community press, which is fired up every Tuesday and Wednesday printing the news that matters to our readers.
Sara Melnicoff of Moab Solutions said the non-profit received $11,180 in donations during its annual month-long fundraising drive in front of City Market.
The Moab Valley Multicultural Center is ending an “outstanding year” of collaborative social services by doing what they do best – helping those in need, according to a press release from the MVMC.