Send your community events to events@alpineavalanche.com.

Jan. 21

TEDxAlpinePublic Library, 6-8 p.m., AEP Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. Presentation of New Year-themed Ted Talks videos and discussion. Free.

Jan. 22

Project Amistad ACA Enrollment session,10 a.m.-1 p.m., Presidio Public Library, 2440 O’Reilly, Presidio. Free. 915-298-7307

Travel Talk with Lee Smith and Jim Robertson, “26 Months That Side,” stories from their Peace Corps life in Botswana with video, photos and artifacts. 7 p.m., AEP Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Avenue E.

Jan. 23

Girl Scout Cookie Booth sales begin.

Animal Adoption Day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., City of Alpine Animal Shelter, 2900 E. Old Marathon Highway. Adoption fee $50 and includes testing, vaccines, spay/neuter and a microchip. 432-837-2532 or 432-837-9030.

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program and support group for compulsive overeaters, meeting, noon, 502 E. Lockhart Ave. in Alpine. New group meets every Saturday.

Jan. 25

Movie Mondays, “Inside Llewyn Davis,” 8 p.m., El Cosmico lobby, 802 S. Highland Drive, Marfa. Free.

Jan. 27

“Marketing Your Goods and Services,” a free two-hour seminar, 2:30-4:30, Room 107, Centennial School Bldg. in Alpine. One of the worst mistakes you can make as a small business owner or manager is to be fooled into thinking that you are just in the business of producing and delivering products and services. Marketing is your business, not just part of it. To register, 432-837-8813.

Amateur Radio Licensing Class, 6-9 p.m., Room 130, Turner Range Animal Science Center, Sul Ross State University. The class meets for five nights and will include the elements required to successfully pass the Federal Communication Commission Technician Class exam. Dave Cockrum, 432-837-3711 or Bob Ward, 432-386-3041.

Jan. 28

Word-Off, 7 p.m., Cave Room at La Kiva, Terlingua. Bring an original work of prose or poetry of five minutes or less to perform. Rebecca Evans, 432-37102510 or rsw101@hotmail.com.’

Jan. 29

Keep the Demons at Bay Through Art Thera-Play, 6-8 p.m., Museum of the Big Bend on the Sul Ross campus. Adult coloring class. $25, all materials included. To register, Maggie Rumbelow at 432-837-8143 or maggie.rumbelow@sulross.edu.

Jan. 30

Fast and Furious No Fuss Book Folds, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Museum of the Big Bend on the Sul Ross campus. For high school and college students and adults. Students will crate a unique Valentine card. $20, all materials included. To register, Maggie Rumbelow at 432-837-8143 or maggie.rumbelow@sulross.edu.

Tree Tour of Sul Ross State University campus with botanist Karen Little for the Big Bend Chapter of the Native Plant Society, 1-3 p.m. Meet in the Gallego Center parking lot near the small brick cottages. Free.

Display and lecture about the Alyiah Bet ships, 6 p.m., Building 98, Fort D.A. Russell in Marfa. Artist Kim Thornsburg of Marfa will show 15 World War II ships that he has researched and constructed to create a one-of-a-kind Holocaust collection.

Jan. 31

Creature Cultures: Confetti on a Petri Dish poster workshop, 1-4 p.m., Museum of the Big Bend on the Sul Ross campus. $15, all materials included. To register, Maggie Rumbelow at 432-837-8143 or maggie.rumbelow@sulross.edu.

Feb. 1

Movie Mondays, “Groundhog Day,” 8 p.m., El Cosmico lobby, 802 S. Highland Drive, Marfa. Free.

Feb. 6

Sidewalk Sale benefit for Alpine Christian School, 402 E. Holland Ave. Time TBA. Furniture, craft supplies, clothing, electronics, Resistol cowboy hat in box. Contributions accepted.

Feb. 6-7 and 10

Second Degree Usui Reiki class, 2-6 p.m. Feb. 6 and 7 and 6-10 p.m. Feb. 10, AEP Community Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. Course is designed for first and second degree Reiki practitioners and Reiki Masters. Reiki, which means God’s spiritually guided life force energy, is known to promote healing, relaxation, and stress and pain reduction. Registration required. Rev. Barry Abraham Zavah, 432-294-2087 or Bflobaz@aol.com.

Feb. 7

Big Bend PaRKs fundraiser committee meeting, 2:30 p.m., location to be announced. Open to anyone interested in helping plan and execute event. bigbendparks.wix.com/bendparks

Feb. 8

Movie Mondays, “No Country for Old Men,” 8 p.m., El Cosmico lobby, 802 S. Highland Drive, Marfa. Free.

Feb. 10

Pilot Club meeting, noon, AEP Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

Open House Fundraiser for Alpine Public Library, 6:45 p.m., AEP Community Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E, Alpine. Support the library with a free-will donation while enjoying a Reiki treatment. Reiki practitioners and masters are invited to participate. Rev. Barry Abraham Zavah, 432-294-2087 or Bflobaz@aol.com.

Feb. 15

Movie Mondays, “Edward Scissorhands,” 8 p.m., El Cosmico lobby, 802 S. Highland Drive, Marfa. Free.

Feb. 22

Movie Mondays, “American Hustle,” 8 p.m., El Cosmico lobby, 802 S. Highland Drive, Marfa. Free.

Feb. 29

Movie Mondays, “The Holiday,” 8 p.m., El Cosmico lobby, 802 S. Highland Drive, Marfa. Free.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 502 E. Lockhart Ave. Schedules available on front door. 432-837-5590

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

Big Bend Conservation Alliance community outreach meets, 6 p.m. Mondays, AEP Community Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E.

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 rehearsals, 6 p.m., Mondays, First Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 201 W. Sul Ross Ave, entry is west of church’s main door. 432-837-7203 or info@bigbendartscouncil.org

Big Bend Unit of the American Cancer Society/Relay For Life committee meeting, 6 p.m. First Presbyterian Church fellowship room, Fifth Street at Lockhart Avenue. Gayla Owen, 432-386-6974.

Bones for Life, a movement intelligence program by Cathy Wright, noon-1 p.m. on Tuesdays and 5-6 p.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

Centering Prayer, a Christian method of meditation, 12:30 p.m. Mondays and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. James Episcopal Church fellowship hall, 6th St. at Avenue. 432-386-5988

Chapter Book Story Time, 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave E. “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White.

Crafty Time, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., first and third Mondays, The Sunshine House, 205 E. Sul Ross Ave. Supplies provided for note cards and holiday decorations.

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

Farmers Markets, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hotel Ritchey, Fifth at Murphy Streets and 9 a.m. to noon Big Bend Thrift Store, Fifth Street at Avenue A.

Food Pantry of Alpine food distribution, 9-11 a.m., first Saturdays of each month, West Texas Food Bank, 2101 FM 1703 in Alpine. 837-1040

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.

Hooping Jam, noon-2p.m., Mondays, Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church Parish Hall, immediately to the west of the church, 406 S. 6th St. Informal gatherings for hoopers of all skill levels. Free. www.farouthooping.com

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

Library Lizards, 4:30-5:30 p.m., every Tuesday,Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. Kids in grades 1-3.

Little Sprout Song Swap, 10-10:45 a.m., third Saturdays of the month, for children ages 0-5, at the Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St. 432-837-8143

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program and support group for compulsive overeaters, meeting, noon Saturdays, 502 E. Lockhart Ave. in Alpine.

Picking’ and Grinnin’ session, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, American Legion Hall, 306 W. Sul Ross Ave. Bring an instrument or voice.

Pilot Club, noon, second Wednesdays, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave E.

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

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

Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave E. Ages up to 5 with a parent.

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

Wee Explore, creative activities for children 5 and under, 4-4:45 p.m. third Wednesdays of the month, at the Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St. 432-837-8143

Wee Wonders, movement and stroller stroll for babies and toddlers, 10-10:45 a.m. second Wednesdays of the month, at the Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St. 432-837-8143

Weight Watchers, Wednesdays atnoon Room 213 Lawrence Hall, SRSU. Visitors welcome.

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