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Upcoming Events

Feb. 26

TEDxAlpinePublicLibrary, 6-8 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. Monthly video and discussion program of innovative and compelling ideas moderated by Avalanche Editor Gwin Grimes. Videos will include “What Makes a Great Leader?” by Simon Sinek and “Where do Ideas Come From:  How to Start a Movement” by Steven Johnson. Free. 432-837-2621

Training and pizza, for volunteers and coaches for the Big Bend Independent Special Olympics Team, 6-8 p.m., Casner Building, 301 W. Holland Ave. RSVP, 432-294-4028.

Feb. 27

Fundraiser luncheon to benefit Project Graduation, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lobo Bar & Grill, 1404 E. Highway 90. Brisket sandwich, chips and drink. $7

Travel Talk with David Kowal, professor emeritus, Department of the History of Art, College of Charleston, “On the Road to Machu Picchu- Peru,” 7 p.m., AEP Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library.

Feb. 28

Buffet Lunch with Representative Poncho Nevárez and host Mayor Avinash Rangra, noon, Judy’s Bread and Breakfast, 113 W. Holland Ave.

Fundraiser luncheon to benefit Project Graduation, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lobo Bar & Grill, 1404 E. Highway 90. Two hot dogs, chips or homemade Frito pie and drink. $7

Fundraiser Dance for the Family Crisis Center of the Big Bend, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Alpine Civic Center. Craig Carter and the Spur of the Moment Band, silent auction, drawing for wine and beer prize. $20 per person; children younger than 16, free.

Book signing with Tom Alex, author of “Around Terlingua,” 1-2:30 p.m., Front Street Books, 121 E. Holland Ave. 432-837-3360.

March 2

Relay for Life committee meeting, 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 103 E. Lockhart Ave. Meal provided.

March 2-7

Dr. Seuss Celebration, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E, children invited to stop by and read favorite Dr. Seuss book and make their own Truffula Tree. Free.

March 3

Tri-Community Horticulture Program, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Hotel Paisano Ballroom, 207 N. Highland St., Marfa. Garden protection and pests, Tomato 101, Ice Storm Tree Damage and Repair and more. $10 per person. RSVP by Feb. 26 at 432-729-4746 or 432-837-6207.

March 5

Rare plant species lecture, 7 p.m., Lawrence Hall, Room 309, Sul Ross campus.

March 6

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry, hosted by Our Lady of the Peace Catholic Church, 4-7 p.m. Parish Hall, 406 S. 6th St., $7.

March 7-8

4-H Shooting Sports Coach Training for 4-H volunteers, 9 a.m. March 7 to noon March 8, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Center, Fort Stockton. 432-336-8585 or c-belew@tamu.edu.

March 11–14

Electronics Recycling, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 11-13 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14, old fire station, corner of North 8th Street and West Avenue E. For a list of acceptable items, 432-294-3183 or email alpinerecycles@ci.alpine.tx.us.

March 12

Science Club, 4-5:30 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. Ages 10 and older. Marshmallow challenge.

March 14-15

Book signing for “The World According to El Blanco” by Russ Le Blanc, noon-4 p.m., The Bookfeller, Fort Davis.

March 16-21

Cactus and Succulent Sale at the CDRI, four miles south of Fort Davis on Highway 118. 432-364-2499

March 19

TEDxAlpinePublicLibrary, video presentation and discussion, 6-8 p.m., Alpine Public Library.

March 21

Mrs. Miller’s Magic Music, 10:30-11:15 a.m. at the Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. Ages 8 and younger.

March 21-22

Book signing for “The World According to El Blanco” by Russ Le Blanc, noon-4 p.m., The Bookfeller, Fort Davis.

March 26

Book Club of Alpine Public Library hosted by Leigh Kirby, 5:30 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. “The Husband’s Secret” by Liane Moriarty. 432-837-2621.

March 28

AHS Student Council Superhero Fun Run, 9 a.m.-noon, Alpine High School. $30. Register online at eventbrite.com or at school.

Rummage Sale to benefit Big Bend Parks and Recreation for Kids, 8 a.m. to noon, Twin Peaks parking lot.

March 28-29

Hammerfest Road Race and Hill Climb, Fort Davis. 713-628-9901, www.pbbatx.com

April 4

Carnival by Garry Moore Amusements, Highway 118 across from the airport.

April 17

Relay for Life, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Sul Ross Track Field.

April 25

Exchange Table in celebration of Earth Day on Murphy St. Bring stuff to exchange with others and promote recycling. 432-837-2290.

Native Plant Society plant sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Brown Dog Gardens on Murphy Street.

April 29

Carson & Barnes Circus, location and times to be announced.

Ongoing Events

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.

Awareness Through Movement Class by Cathy Wright, 4-5 p.m., Thursdays, Learning for Life LLC, 107 N. 6th St. www.cathywright.com

Basic Computer Class, 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays, Alpine Public Library. Instructor is Gerardo Gonzalez. Free. 432-837-2621.

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.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, American Legion Hall, 306 W. Sul Ross Ave.

Bones for Life, a movement intelligence program by Cathy Wright, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Wednesdays, 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

Family Story Time, 3-3:45 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, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Community Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 E. Avenue E.

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.

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

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 Crossroads Baptist Fellowship, 1707 N. 5th St., and 6:15 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday at Hillside Baptist Church, 205 Church Road. 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

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

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

Public meetings

March 3

Alpine City Council, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers, 803 West Holland Ave.

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