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Public meetings

July 30

Big Bend Regional Hospital District special calledmeeting, 5:30 p.m., Hospital District Office, 801 E. Holland Ave.

Upcoming Events

Aug. 4

Alpine City Council meeting,5:30 p.m., Council Chambers, 100 N. 13th St.

Aug. 10

Brewster County Commissioners Court meeting,9 a.m, Commissioners Courtroom, Brewster County Courthouse, 6th Street at Avenue E.

Aug. 18

Alpine City Council meeting,5:30 p.m., Council Chambers, 100 N. 13th St.

Big Bend Regional Hospital District meeting, 5:30 p.m., Casner Room, 113 S. Highland Ave., Marfa.

Aug. 25

Brewster County Commissioners Court meeting,9 a.m, Commissioners Courtroom, Brewster County Courthouse, 6th Street at Avenue E.

Upcoming events

July 30-August 1

Drive Big Bend, a festival featuring antique, classic, and performance automobiles. drivebigbend.com

July 30

Book Club meeting, 5:30 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

July 31

Alpine High School Band officer meeting, 2 p.m., Band Hall.

Planning meeting for the 40th Reunion for Alpine High School Class of 1975, 6 p.m. at the home of Nina Foley, ninafoley@sbcglobal.net. Facebook page: Nineteen-SeventyFive Reunion.

July 31-Aug. 2

39th Annual Reunion Weekend, The Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and Rodeo Exes Association of Sul Ross State University. 7 p.m. July 31, Friday Night Social at the SRSU S.A.L.E. Arena; 8 a.m. Team Roping and Barrel Race, S.A.L.E. Arena; 8 p.m.-midnight Aug. 1, Dance and Auction, Alpine Civic Center. 9 a.m. Aug. 2, Golf Tournament, Alpine Country Club. Tickets, www.srsu.org.

Aug. 1

Alpine High School full band rehearsal, 2-6 p.m., Band Hall.

Aug. 3

Alpine Fighting Bucks Midnight Madness practice, midnight-3 a.m., Buck Stadium. One-night only. Open to all Bucks supporters.

Aug. 3-6

Alpine High School band rehearsals, 2-6 p.m, Band Hall. Fridays reserved for students not able to make daily goals and will be scheduled as needed. Bring DrillBookNext apps loaded and ready, instruments, great attitudes, reusable water bottles. Wear sun block and sunglasses.

Aug. 3-7

Vacation Bible School led by Hillside Baptist Church, each day from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Kokernot Park Pavilion. For children ages 5 and older. Karen, 432-386-3071.

Aug. 4

Friends of the Alpine Public Library meeting, noon, AEP Foundation Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

Shrinky Dink Party, at the Alpine Public Library Community Room, 805 W. Ave. E, at 3 p.m. for kids ages 5-12.

Aug. 5

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.

Aug. 6

Thursday Movie Night featuring “Strange Magic,” 6-8:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Concessions will be sold. Imelda at 432-294-0843 or Allison at 928-580-4204.

Aug. 8

Alpine Food Pantry Distribution, 9-11 a.m., West Texas Food Bank, 2101 FM 1703. Food is available to low-income households. 432-837-1040.

Aug. 12

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.

Aug. 13

Thursday Movie Night featuring “Home,” 6-8:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Concessions will be sold. Imelda at 432-294-0843 or Allison at 928-580-4204.

TEDxAlpinePublicLibrary video presentation and discussion, “Governments that Work,” 6-8 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

Aug. 15

CDRI BBQ & Auction, 4 p.m. silent auction, 5 p.m. live auction, 6 p.m. dinner. Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center. $25 tickets. www.cdri.org or 432-364-2499.

Script writing class with David Bryant Perkins, 11 a.m. in the Community Room of the Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. www.davidbryantperkins.com

Aug. 20

Thursday Movie Night featuring “Paddington,” 6-8:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Concessions will be sold. Imelda at 432-294-0843 or Allison at 928-580-4204.

Aug. 20-22

Davis Mountains Hummingbird Festival in Fort Davis registration now open at http://www.fortdavis.com/hummerfest.html.

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. Lockhart 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 and 5-6 p.m. on Thursdays, 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 Conservation Alliance Community Outreach meeting, 6 p.m. Mondays, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

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 and 5-6p.m. on 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

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.

Seniors Coffee, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

Science Club, 4-5:30 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

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.

Tai Chi, 11 a.m.-noon, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

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.

Yarn Arts, 10 a.m.-noon, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

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