Send your community events to events@alpineavalanche.com.

Feb. 12

Awareness Through Movement Class by Cathy Wright, 3-4 p.m., Graves-Pierce Complex, Sul Ross University. www.cathywright.com

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

Feb. 13

Valentine’s Bake Sale to raise funds for the Alpine High School Buck Band, in front of Porter’s Thriftway on 5th Street.

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

Amazing Amigos, a social group for teens and young adults with special needs along with their families and friends, Valentine’s Day dinner dance, 6-9 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, Avenue A and N. 6th St. Music by DJ Rick Ruiz. Free. 432-386-3772.

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

Tae Bo exercise class, 1:30 p.m. at Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E., and 6:15 p.m. at Crossroads Baptist Fellowship, 1707 N. 5th St. All fitness levels welcome. 432-294-5034. Free.

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

Feb. 14

The Beef Love Run 5k, 1 p.m., Valentine Community Center. Fee is 1 pound lean ground beef plus $15. Kids 12 and under, free. Benefits the Valentine Food Pantry and Valentine Community Center. Registration noon until 1245 p.m.

www.eventbrite.com/e/the-beef-love-run-5k-tickets-15527245409?aff=efbeventSponsored by the Far West Texas Members of the Texas Beef Running Team. Janna Stubbs at 432-661-0717 or janna_79831@yahoo.com

Great Backyard Bird Count at 8:30 a.m. at the CDRI Nature Center, four miles south of Fort Davis on Highway 118.

Valentine’s Bake Sale to raise funds for the Alpine High School Buck Band, in front of Morrison True Value on 5th Street.

Valentine’s Dance at 7-11 p.m. at Big Bend Cowboy Church, 90410 E. Highway 90. For friends, parents and kids. Fun, alcohol-free, family-atmosphere dance. Drinks will be provided. Bring snacks to share. 432-364-2323.

Flea Market (weather permitting), 8 a.m., El Centroi/H2O to go, Highway 118 at School Road, Study Butte. No set-up fee.

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

Feb. 16

Fort Davis Historical Society meeting, 6:30 p.m., Jeff Davis County Library. Betty Prude will discuss the legendary Prude Ranch.

American Legion Auxiliary Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 306 W. Sul Ross Ave. Bring DVDs to send to veterans in VA hospitals.

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.

Feb. 17

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

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

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

Poetry with a Pulse, a hands-on poetry writing workshop by Texas Mountain Trail Writers. 7-9 p.m., AEP Foundation Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. 432-837-2919.

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

Library Lizards for first- and second-graders, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Community Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 E. Avenue E.

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

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

Feb. 18

Hump Day Lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., AEP Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library. BBQ sandwiches and all the toppings, chips, drink and your choice of homemade dessert. $6. Dine in or take out. All proceeds benefit the Alpine Public Library. 432-294-0803

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

Family Story Time, 3-3:45 p.m., AEP Multipurpose Room, Alpine Public Library, 805 E. Avenue E.

Feb. 19

Alpine Ambassadors Ribbon Cutting and chamber mixer, 6 p.m., Mendias & Co., 903 W. Ave. E.

Girls Rock!, empowerment group for girls third grade and older, 4:30 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave E. 837-7254

Pancake Supper fundraiser by the Rotary Club of Alpine, 5:30-7 p.m., Alpine Elementary School cafeteria, 200 W. Ave. A. $6

Feb. 21

Taco Supper Alpine High School Student Council fundraiser, 4-7 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. $6 per plate.

Little Sprout Song Swap, 10:30-11 a.m. at the Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St.

Prenatal Class by Drs. John Ray, Raphael Escovar and Ekta Escovar from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Board Room of the Big Bend Regional Medical Center, 2600 N. Highway 118. Open to pregnant women and their support person. 432-837-0430. Free.

“80 Years of the King,” Elvis show by Bryon Garrison Productions, 7 p.m. Alpine ISD Auditorium. Fundraiser for the Alpine Fight Buck Band’s trip to Carnegie Hall in March. $15. 217-820-4856

Feb. 23

Alpine ISD School Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Board Room, Administration Building, 704 W. Sul Ross Ave.

Feb. 23-27

Scholastic Book Fair, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8-11 a.m. Friday, Alpine Elementary School, 200 W. Ave. A. Funds raised will help purchase books for the library, classroom libraries and children. Open to the public.

Feb. 24

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

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

Chairs, a movement intelligence program by Cathy Wright, 4-5 p.m., Learning for Life LLC, 107 N. 6th St. www.cathywright.com

Chairs, a movement intelligence program by Cathy Wright, 6-7 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. www.cathywright.com

Feb. 25

Bones for Life, a movement intelligence program by Cathy Wright, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Learning for Life LLC, 107 N. 6th St. www.cathywright.com

Spaghetti Dinner, fundraiser for Buck Band’s trip to Carnegie Hall. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Granada Theater, 207 E. Holland Ave. Silent auction. $10 per plate.

Amazing Amigos, 7:30 p.m., Casner Building, 301 W. Holland Ave. Entertainment. Free. 432-294-4028.

Feb. 26

TEDxAlpinePublicLibrary, 6-7 p.m., Alpine Public Library, 805 W. Ave. E. Screening of a TED Talk and discussion moderated by Avalanche Editor Gwin Grimes. Free. https://www.ted.com/tedx/events/13643. 432-837-2621

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

Feb. 28

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

March 3-4

Mammos on the Move mammography screening, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Big Bend Regional Medical Center, 2600 Highway 118. Bring identification and insurance card. $129 if not insured. (915) 577-0100

March 16-21

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

March 26

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

 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.