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Public meetings

June 18

Brewster County Commissioners meeting, 9 a.m.,Brewster County Courthouse, 6th Street at Ave. E.

June 22

Alpine ISD school board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Board Room, Alpine ISD Administration Building, 704 W. Sul Ross Ave.

June 23

Alpine Parks meeting, 4 p.m, City Hall, 100 N. 13th St.

June 25

Alpine Planning and Zoning meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 100 N. 13th St.

June 30

Brewster County Commissioners meeting, 9 a.m.,Brewster County Courthouse, 6th Street at Ave. E.

Upcoming Events

June 18

Chamber of Commerce Mixer, 6-8p.m., Hampton Inn, 2607 W. Highway 90.

June 19

Big Starry Nights Star Party, 9:30 p.m., Big Bend Ranch State Park. $3 per person for all visitors 13 and older. 432-358-4444.

June 24

Wednesday Night Family Swim at the Alpine City Swimming Pool, 432-837-3301.

PowerPoint for Business Presentations, a free two-hour seminar by the Sul Ross Small Business Development Center, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Room 107, Centennial School, 500 W. Ave. H. To register, 432-837-8813.

Alpine FFA Fish Fry fundraiser, 6-8:30 p.m., American Legion, 306 W. Sul Ross Ave. Fish, fries, slaw, hush puppies, dessert. $8.

June 26

Travel Talk with Max Moon of Alpine, “Philippines: Life Behind Paradise,” 7 p.m. AEP Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library. 432-837-2621.

June 29

Tales and Tunes, 3 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. For kids of all ages. Storyteller, musician, and puppeteer Kim Lehman from the Texas Commission on the Arts will perform. Free.

June 29-30

Beef 706 Program conducted by The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Serive, the Texas Beef Council and Sul Ross State university, 7 a.m.-7:45 p.m. on June 29, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. June 30. To register, call Lisa Sorrells at 432-336-8585 or email lisa.sorrels@ag.tamu.edu. Free.

June 29-July 3

DJ Camp, offered by Marfa ISD and Camp Summer Shake Up. Students will learn directly on DJ equipment and experiment with mixing songs and sampling music. Meghan Gerety at mgerety@marfaisd.com or 432-729-5500. Free with breakfast, lunch and transportation provided.

July 1

Mostly Non-Fiction Book Group, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of the Big Bend, 1308 N. 5th St. Featured book: “The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl” by Timothy Egan. Peter Koeppen, 432-837-9148.

Wednesday Night Family Swim at the Alpine City Swimming Pool, 432-837-3301.

July 3-5

Coolest Fourth of July Celebration in Fort Davis is soliciting donations for the fireworks display. Call 432-426-3015 to sponsor.

July 4

Kiwanis Club Annual Celebration Parade, line-up 4:15-5 p.m. east on Sul Ross beginning at Porter’s Thriftway, parade begins at 5 p.m. and runs north on 5th Street. Booths open at 5 p.m. at Kokernot Park. Festivities end with the fireworks display right after dark. For booth information, call Rhonda Cole at 432-837-5539.

July 5

Coolest 5K and 1K in Texas, is looking for donations of items or money for door prizes and race packets. Contact Sherill Easterling at seasterling6427@gmail.com or 325-207-6427

July 8

Lego Party, 4 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

Wednesday Night Family Swim at the Alpine City Swimming Pool, 432-837-3301.

Ongoing Events

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) and/or Dysfunctional Families meeting, 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalists of the Big Bend, 1308 N. 5th St. Free, anonymous,12-step program not affiliated with the church. 432-837-0115

Alpine Caregivers, 3 p.m., Mondays at the meeting room at First Presbyterian Church, 103 E. Lockheart Ave. Open to all caregivers.

Alpine City Pool, open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $1 for ages 12-younger; $2 for 13-older. Water aerobics, 6-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Available for pool parties Thursday-Sunday. 432-837-3301.

Alpine Community Band rehearsal, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sul Ross Band Room, Fine Arts Building, Sul Ross State University. New members welcome. 432-386-7478

Alpine Lions Club meeting, noon, Tuesdays, Oriental Express, 3000 W. U.S. 90.

American Legion Post 79 meeting, 6:30 p.m., second Monday each month, Legion Hall, 306 W. Sul Ross Ave. Dinner provided.

American Legion Auxiliary meeting, 5:30 p.m., third Monday each month, Legion Hall, 306 W. Sul Ross Ave.

Awareness Through Movement Class by Cathy Wright, 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays through May 20 and 5-6 p.m. on Thursdays through May 21, Learning for Life LLC, 107 N. 6th St. www.cathywright.com

Basic Computer classes for adults meets 6-8 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday at the Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave E. Call 432-837-2621 to sign up.

Big Bend Community Chorale rehearsal, 6 p.m. Mondays, Fellowship Hall, Holy Cross Anglican Church, 907 N. 2nd St., Alpine. Open to all interested singers. Don, 432-364-2358.

Book Club of the Library meets the last Thursday of the month at 5:45 p.m. at the Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. 432-837-2621.

Bones for Life, a movement intelligence program by Cathy Wright, noon-1 p.m. on Tuesdays through May 26 and 5-6p.m. on Wednesdays through May 20, Learning for Life LLC, 107 N. 6th St. www.cathywright.com

Busy Bee Quilters, 1-4 p.m., Tuesdays, The Sunshine House, 205 E. Sul Ross Ave. 432-837-5640

Contemplative Prayer, a Christian form of meditation, meets 5:15-6 p.m. Wednesdays at St. James Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall, corner of 6th Street and Avenue A. 432-386-5988.

Desert Sky Quilters Guild, first and third Saturdays each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Big Bend Cowboy Church.

Family Story Time for children six and under accompanied by an adult,4 p.m., Wednesdays, AEP Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 E. Avenue E.

Farmers Markets, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, Hotel Ritchey, Fifth at Murphy Streets and Big Bend Thrift Store, Fifth Street at Avenue A.

Free Coffee Fridays for Seniors, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Fridays at the Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

Hike with a Homeless Dog, 9-10:30 a.m., Thursdays, Davis Mountains State Park, Highway 118, Fort Davis. Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail.

HOOLA-FIT hoop dance classes, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Granada Theater, 207 E. Holland Ave., for ages 14 and older. $15, drop-in, $10-12 per class for five to 10 classes advance pay. 432-386-0479

Hooping Jam, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays at the Granada Theater, 207 E. Holland Ave. Informal gatherings for hoopers of all skill levels. Free. 432-386-0479

Kiwanis Club of Alpine, noon, Wednesdays, University Center, SRSU.

Library Lizards for first- and second-graders, 3-4 p.m., Tuesdays, Community Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 E. Avenue E. Summer Literacy program.

Little Sprout Song Swap, 10:30-11 a.m., first Wednesday and last Saturday of the month, at the Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St.

Non-Violent Gas Pipeline Protest, noon-1 p.m. Fridays at the Railroad Park. Bring a sign and a friend.

Pilot Club, noon, second and fourth Wednesdays, Oriental Express, 3000 W. U.S. 90.

Raw Elite Training Camp, Mondays-Thursdays June 9-July 23. Camp to prepare athletes for the upcoming season. For more information contact Joseph Limon at 432-693-7469.

Rotary Club of Alpine meeting, 11:45 a.m., Thursdays, Oriental Express, 3000 W. U.S. 90.

Senior Circle Stretch and Flex, 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, basement of the First United Methodist Church,208 E. Sul Ross Ave. 432-837-0254. Free.

Tae Bo exercise class, 1:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday at Alpine Public Library, 805 W, Ave. E., and 6:15 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday at Crossroads Baptist Fellowship, 1707 N. 4th St. All fitness levels welcome. 432-294-5034. Free.

Walk for Life, a movement intelligence program by Cathy Wright, 10 a.m.-noon, Fridays, Learning for Life LLC, 107 N. 6th St. www.cathywright.com

Weight Watchers, Thursdays atnoon weigh-ins, 12:30 p.m. meetings, University Center Room 210 at Sul Ross State University. Call 432-386-5673.

Wii Sports family games, 4-5:30 p.m., Fridays, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. 432-837-2621.

Writing Wranglers, 3 - 4 p.m., Mondays, Alpine Public Library, 805 W, Ave, E. For kids entering grades 3rd and 4th. A project based writing program.

Your Brain and Movement Class, by Cathy Wright, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Feb. 24, March 3, 10, Sunshine House, 205 E. Sul Ross Ave. www.cathywright.com

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