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September 2021

Destination Story Time: Pelino Excavation

September 3, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Pelino Excavation, 2600 Hwy 285
Buena Vista, 81211
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Location: Pelino Excavation, 26000 Hwy 285, Buena Vista, CO Date: September 3rd, every first Friday of the month Time: 10:00 a.m. Audience: All Ages The first Friday of every month, the Library is taking Story Time on the road! Join us at special locations as we explore and meet local experts who will share their favorite read-aloud with us.

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Men’s 4X4 Volleyball League – Fall 2021

September 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$20

Men’s Volleyball League - Ages: 16+    $20/Participant    Tuesdays, 6:00-9:30pm    September 7-October 26    Darren Patterson Christian Academy    Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 31 Get your team together for the new Men’s 4X4 Volleyball League! Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 8 games, including a postseason tournament. Teams will be scheduled for Officiating/Scorekeeping. The league will be split into A (advanced/competitive) & B (beginner/recreational) skill divisions, if possible. *Team Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 31* Click here for online…

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The Artist’s Palette: New Art skills for Adults

September 8, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Location: Buena Vista Public Library Date: September 8th, 2nd Wednesday of the Month Time: 2:00 p.m. Audience: Adults Skill: Printmaking Learn to make a custom reusable rubber stamp. Create a signature block, greeting card stamp, or a personal work of art. The Artist Palette will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, each class will highlight a new art technique including ceramics, printmaking, painting, and sewing.

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Women’s 6X6 Volleyball League – Fall 2021

September 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 27, 2021

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$20

Women’s Volleyball League - Ages: 16+    $20/Participant    Wednesdays, 6:00-9:30pm    September 8-October 2    Darren Patterson Christian Academy    Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 31 Bump, Set, Spike! Registration is open for the Women’s Volleyball League! Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 8 games, including a postseason tournament. Teams will be scheduled for Officiating/Scorekeeping. The league will be split into A (advanced/competitive) & B (beginner/recreational) skill divisions, if possible. *Team Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 31* Click here for online…

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Alphabet Story Time

September 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 17, 2021

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Alphabet Story Time—Weekly Location: Buena Vista Public Library Date: Every Friday of the Month (except for first Fridays) Time: 10:00 a.m. Audience: Ages 2 to 5, siblings welcome Story Time brings together books, rhyming, and play to build active reading skills. And, to make it extra special, we will focus on one letter a week for the theme and a craft. At the end of the alphabet, kids will have made their very own alphabet book! Come to our destination…

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Grandparent Celebration Day

September 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Location: Buena Vista Public Library Date: September 11th Time: 10:00 a.m. Audience: All Ages (especially grandparents) Our celebration of these amazing people includes a short walk outside and haiku poetry to tie into our newest Storywalk®: Kiyoshi’s Walk.

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Author Talk: Penelope Purdy

September 13, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Location: Buena Vista Public Library Date: September 13th Time: 4:30 p.m. Audience: Adults Come meet the author of “The Best Buena Vista and Salida Hikes”, a guidebook which covers 25 of the region's classic hikes, including backpacking and peak climbs.

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The Bookmarks Project

September 17, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Location: Buena Vista Public Library Date: September 17th, Every 3rd Friday of the Month Time: 4:00 p.m. Audience: All Ages Theme: Hispanic Heritage Read a book from the Library’s Bookmarks & Burritos display and get together to chat! Earn a burrito voucher, talk about the books with peers, and get creative while doing some art with Partnership for Community Action’s Mark and Jimmy.

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Bike Giveaway Day – Fall 21

September 23, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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BV Rec will be offering their first ever free Bike Giveaway Day this Fall on Thursday, September 23 from 3:00-5:00pm at the Buena Vista Community Center! BV Rec has received the donation of numerous bikes from community members over the past few years, and we would like to give the bikes back to the community! We will have 20 bikes, 3 scooters, and 1 bike trailer for kids to giveaway. Most bikes are youth sizes (16-22" wheels). All items used,…

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Author Talk: John DiGirolama

September 30, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Location: Buena Vista Public Library Date: September 30th Time: 4:30 p.m. Audience: Adults Come meet the author of “It’s Not about the Badge”, an in depth look at policing in central Colorado. The book highlights the personal stories and motivations of law enforcement professionals.

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October 2021

Knights of Columbus Kids Coat Drive

October 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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The Buena Vista Knights of Columbus will be having a coats for kids giveaway on Saturday, Oct. 2, in the Pinon Room of the Buena Vista Community Center (east side of building), 715 E Main Street, Buena Vista from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Coats will be given away to any child in need of a new coat. Approximately 18% of American children need the vital necessity of a winter coat. The K of C launched the coats for kids program to…

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Rock Climbing Clinic for Girls 11-17

October 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$150

What better way to kick off the start of fall than with a fun day of rock climbing?!   We welcome all girls ages 11-17! No experience or gear necessary. We provide all transportation, food, gear and instruction for a fun filled day of rock climbing. Skills will be taught by an all female staff who provide a safe and supportive environment for girls to experience climbing. 

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The Artist’s Palette: New Art skills for Adults

October 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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The Artist’s Palette: New Art Skills for Adults —Monthly Date: Wednesday, Oct. 13th Time: 2:00 p.m. Audience: Adults Skill: Sculpting Create a sculptural figure using air dry clay. Build the features of a face using clay sculpting tools and learn to push and pull clay.

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FREE Conscious Discipline Parenting Night

October 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

We are so excited to announce that October’s Conscious Discipline session will take place on Thursday 10/14/21 and will be in-person from 6-8pm AND virtually from 7-8pm!!! It will be held in Buena Vista and the location will be shared with those who register. Amy will discuss empathy and taking care of your big feelings first! We can teach what we practice for ourselves, so knowing how to use the 5 steps in self-regulation as adults prime us to teach…

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The Bookmarks Project

October 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Date: October 15th (Every 3rd Friday of the Month) Time: 4:00 p.m. Audience: All Ages Theme: Arts and Humanities Join the PFCA and BVPL as we decorate Comedy/ Tragedy masks and do a bit of improvisational movement & acting! Snacks provided. All attendees will be eligible to win a free book (must be present to win)!

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Seed Saving Workshop

October 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Seed Saving Workshop Date: Saturday, October 16th Time: 11:00 a.m. Audience: Adults Learn about the history and how-to of seed saving. Join us for a discussion followed by a mini field trip to search for seeds around the library.

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Youth Basketball League – Grades K-2 – 2021

October 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 6, 2021

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 11, 2021

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

Youth Basketball League – Grades: K-6 $50 for K-2, $60 for 3-6   Practice Times Vary, Games on Saturdays October 18-December 11   Registration Deadline: Monday, October 11 BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering again to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams in the K-2, 3-4, and 5-6 grade divisions. The League is open for players in K-6th Grade. Games will typically be played 4v4 on a full 2-hoop side court.…

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Youth Basketball League – Grades 3-4 – 2021

October 21, 2021 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 9, 2021

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 11, 2021

Buena Vista Middle & High School Gyms, 559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Youth Basketball League – Grades: K-6 $50 for K-2, $60 for 3-6   Practice Times Vary, Games on Saturdays October 18-December 11   Registration Deadline: Monday, October 11 BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering again to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams in the K-2, 3-4, and 5-6 grade divisions. The League is open for players in K-6th Grade. Games will typically be played 4v4 on a full 2-hoop side court.…

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Youth Basketball League – Grades 5-6 – 2021

October 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 9, 2021

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 11, 2021

Buena Vista Middle & High School Gyms, 559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Youth Basketball League – Grades: K-6 $50 for K-2, $60 for 3-6   Practice Times Vary, Games on Saturdays October 18-December 11   Registration Deadline: Monday, October 11 BV Rec & BVHS Boys Basketball are partnering again to bring you the Youth Basketball League! Boys & girls will be split into volunteer-coached teams in the K-2, 3-4, and 5-6 grade divisions. The League is open for players in K-6th Grade. Games will typically be played 4v4 on a full 2-hoop side court.…

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Within Our Range – Book Study

October 28, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Within Our Range Book Study Fall 2021 Title: The Anthropocene Reviewed Date: Thursday, October 28th Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. Audience: All Ages (recommended for teens and above) In this remarkable symphony of essays, John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet — from the QWERTY keyboard, the Bonneville Salt Flats and sunsets — on a five-star scale. Share your reactions, critiques, and favorite essays together in this first meeting of a new book study group in Chaffee County. Within Our…

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November 2021

Destination Story Time: Colorado Central Regional Airport

November 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Colorado Central Regional Airport, 27960 County Rd 319
Buena Vista, 81211
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November: Destination Story Time Location: Colorado Central Regional Airport 27960 County Rd 319, Buena Vista Date: Friday, November 5th Time: 10:00 a.m. Audience: All Ages The first Friday of every month, the Library takes Story Time on the road! Join us at special locations as we explore and meet local experts who will share their favorite read-alouds with us.

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Adult 4-on-4 Basketball League – Fall 2021

November 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$15

Adult 4-on-4 Basketball League – Ages: 16+   $15/participant   Tuesdays, 6:00-9:30pm   November 2-December 21   Darren Patterson Christian Academy Team Registration Deadline: Monday, October 25 This 4-on-4 Basketball League is a half-court, recreational league. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 8 games. Teams will play best 2 of 3 games to 25 (by 2’s and 3’s) against a scheduled opponent each week. Players will call their own fouls. Click Here to Register a Player Online! Click Here to Register a Team Online!

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Adult Open Gym Volleyball – Winter 22

November 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

Buena Vista Middle & High School Gyms, 559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$3

Open Gym Volleyball Coed   Ages: 16+   $3/participant Sundays, 6:00-8:00pm   January 9-March 13 (no February 13) Buena Vista High School - Red Gym Registration: Drop-in Come join us for Adult Open Play Sand Volleyball at the Buena Vista High School - Red Gym! Anyone is welcome, whether you are an expert volleyball player or are new to the sport. This program is offered for people to have fun and play some volleyball. $3 per visit. Click Here to Sign the BV…

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FREE Conscious Discipline Parenting Night

November 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Chaffee County Early Childhood Council presents: Free Conscious Discipline Virtual Parent Night Class 11/11/21 We are excited and fortunate to have another Conscious Discipline Virtual Parent Night Session with Amy Speidel on Thursday, November 11th, from 7-8pm. This session will focus on Positive Intent - Committing to Teach Instead of Judge. Practicing the tool of Positive Intent becomes more doable when we apply that message to ourselves. We realize it can be a difficult time to commit to, but please…

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December 2021

Free Conscious Discipline Virtual Parent Night

December 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
Free

We are excited and fortunate to have another Virtual Parent Night Session with Amy Speidel on Thursday, December 9th, from 7-8pm.  This session will focus on: Consequences vs. Punishment. For many of us when we did something wrong as children, we were given the “What do you like and how can I hurt you with it?” method of teaching. That is punishment. So then – what are the consequences when your child does something wrong?  We realize it can be…

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January 2022

Make & Take K2

January 4 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Come to the library to “make” something cool!  This drop-in, activity space is designed to engage kids’ creative minds.  Each month a different STEAM based project challenges young makers.  If kids are unable to attend the session, kits can be picked up (while supplies last) and taken home to do on their own. This months project: Fairy Tale Engineering

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Reading to Rover (R2R)

January 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Research shows that reading to dogs can  boost reading skills in children while also  developing social and emotional skills. That’s  why at the BVPL, we have friendly dogs that  will sit with people, one-on-one, while they  read. Any reading level or age is welcome.  Reading times are assigned 15-minute blocks.  Sign up at the library or give us a call!

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MAKING IT Fridays

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Shed some light on the dark days of winter with these luminaria. Press dried flowers or paper silhouettes to create a simple lantern for winter decorating. 

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Destination Story Time-Trail West

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

The first Friday of every month, Story Time travels to special locations!  Explore and meet local experts who will share their favorite read-alouds with us.  For all ages of book lovers and explorers.

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Yoga Class

January 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Awaken into the new year with this gentle yoga class, suitable for all skill levels. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.

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Qigong Class

January 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Featured exercise: Taiji Shen Gong (part 1)

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Make & Take Masters

January 11 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Come to the library to “make” something cool!  This drop-in, activity space is designed to engage kids’ creative minds.  Each month a different STEAM based project challenges young makers.  If kids are unable to attend the session, kits can be picked up (while supplies last) and taken home to do on their own. This Months Activity: Batteries & Conductivity 

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Artist’s Palette

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Skill: Photo to Wood Transfer. Stylize your favorite photo by transferring it to wood for a beautifully rustic and memorable work of art. Please bring a black and white photograph on an 8x11 sheet of paper. You may enlarge a photo on the Library copy machine ahead of time. Registration Required.

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CARA Basketball Skills Challenge 2022 – BV Local Meet

January 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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FREE!

CARA Basketball Skills Challenge 2022 – Ages: 6-13 (as of 4/30/22)   FREE!   Saturday, January 15    Registration at 9:30am, 10:00am-12:00pm   Darren Patterson Christian Academy The CARA Basketball Skills Challenge provides the youth of Colorado with a statewide basketball competition testing their skills in dribbling, passing, and shooting. There are four age divisions: 6/7, 8/9, 10/11 and 12/13 for both boys and girls. The top scorer in each age group will advance to a Sectional Competition, with a chance to…

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Scratchboard Art Class

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Registration required. Call the library 719-395-8700 or use the QR Code. Uncover the layers of your imagination in this art class. After layering oil pastels on canvas, students will cover the canvas in paint and scratch designs to reveal the colorful pastels beneath. Stories, myths, and poems might inspire your illustrations.

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How to Get to the Internet

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Intimidated or overwhelmed by the internet? Confused about how to access things online? The Library can help. This introductory class will cover: navigating to the internet from the Library computers, searching and printing, and useful links on the Library website. Call the library to register. 719-395-8700  

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Great Decisions-Changing Demographics

January 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

The world experienced remarkable demographic changes in the 20th century that continue today and have resulted in far-reaching social, economic, political, and environmental consequences all over the globe. These consequences are creating mounting challenges to development efforts, security, climate, and the environment, as well as the sustainability of human populations. Zoom link in QR Code.

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Youth Open Gym Indoor Soccer – 2022

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 9, 2022

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$3

Youth Open Gym Indoor Soccer Coed   $3 Per Visit   January 12-March 9   Darren Patterson Christian Academy Born 2007-2013 (U10-U15): Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm Come and play pickup indoor soccer organized by BV Rec this Winter! Players will be split into random teams and play random games during the time slot for their age group. ***Parents/guardians must sign a waiver before a child is allowed to participate!** Registration Deadline: Drop-in Click Here to Sign the BV Rec Waiver Online!

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Great Decisions-Outer Space

January 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Outer Space Session: The launch of Sputnik I in October 1957 marked the beginning of the space era and of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. In the 21st century, there are many more participants in space, including countries such as India and China, and commercial companies such as SpaceX. How will the United States fare in a crowded outer space? Zoom link in QR Code.  

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Fly Tying 101 (Part 1)

January 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Registration Required. Call the library (719-395-8700) or scan the QR code. Learn the art of fly tying through two intensive Saturday workshops. Take a deep dive into the skills and knowledge of fly fishing and learn to tie flies by hand. All materials provided.    Part 2 will be February 5th, 9:30am-3:30pm

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February 2022

elevateHER empowerHER Winter Session

February 12 @ 9:30 am - May 2 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 13, 2022

Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map

Your 6th-12th grade girl is welcome here! Join us for our 10-week empowerHER winter session. Cohorts meet once per week and engage in outdoor adventure like snowshoeing, hiking, rock climbing, and skiing and wellness activities, all in the presence of female mentors and empowering peers.  Cohort A meets Friday's 9:30 - 3:30  Cohort B meets Saturday's 9:30 - 3:30   All food and gear is provided. No experience necessary! 

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March 2022

Men’s Indoor Soccer League 2022

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 8, 2022

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$25

Adult Men's Indoor Soccer League - Ages 16+   $25   Tuesdays, 6:00-10:00pm   January 11-March 8   Darren Patterson Christian Academy Register your team for the next season of the Adult Indoor Soccer League! Men's & Coed Leagues are available. Games will be played 5-on-5, but substitutes are recommended. In Coed, at least two males and two females will be required on the court at all times. Teams will play a round robin season and a post-season tournament. Teams are guaranteed a minimum…

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Reading to Rover

March 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every 6 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Research shows that reading to dogs can boost reading skills in children while also developing social and emotional skills. That’s why at the BVPL, we have friendly dogs that will sit with people, one-on-one, while they read. Any reading level or age is welcome. Reading times are assigned 15-minute blocks. Sign up at the library.

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Yoga to Awaken

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Awaken into spring with this gentle yoga class, suitable for all skill levels. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.

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Adult Coed Indoor Soccer League 2022

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 10, 2022

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$25

Adult Coed Indoor Soccer League - Ages 16+   $25   Thursdays, 6:00-10:00pm   January 13-March 10   Darren Patterson Christian Academy Register your team for the next season of the Adult Indoor Soccer League! Men's & Coed Leagues are available. Games will be played 5-on-5, but substitutes are recommended. In Coed, at least two males and two females will be required on the court at all times. Teams will play a round robin season and a post-season tournament. Teams are guaranteed a minimum…

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Free Conscious Discipline Virtual Parent Night

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

We are very happy to announce that we will be hosting another Virtual Parent Night Session with Amy Speidel on Thursday, March 10th, from 7-8pm. This session will focus on: Set Your Family Mission on Upgrade! What are the values you want your children to imbed in their own lives? How are they represented in everyday moments? Learn to set limits respectfully and build a mission statement worthy of your children’s future.  We realize it can be a difficult time…

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Youth Cross Country Ski League 2022

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 11, 2022

Collegiate Peaks Campground Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$75

Youth Cross Country Ski League Coed   Ages: 5-18   $75   Fridays, 4:00-5:15pm   January 28-March 11 (no 2/18)   Collegiate Peaks Campground Join experienced instructors from Buena Vista Mountain Adventures for the Youth Ski League! Whether you're new to the idea, or an experienced skier, come and join the fun of Cross Country Skiing! Gear Rental is available for an additional $20, in a limited supply. After registering, we will reach out to parents that have requested to rent gear to set up…

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Demon Diggers Youth Volleyball – Winter 2022

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2022

Buena Vista Middle & High School Gyms, 559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$50

Demon Diggers Youth Volleyball Coed   Grades: 3-8   $50   Mondays & Thursdays, February 24-March 14 Grades 3-4: 6:00-7:00pm (White Gym), Grades 5-6: 6:00-7:00pm (Red Gym), Grades 7-8: 7:00-8:15pm (Red Gym) Buena Vista High School BVHS Volleyball and BV Recreation are partnering together again to put on the Demon Diggers Youth Volleyball program! This coed youth volleyball program will consist of camp-style practices led by BVHS Volleyball coaches and players. The focus will be to teach fundamental volleyball skills in a fun…

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Animal Crackers

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2022

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Get ready to join the Circus! The Salida Circus teaches stretches, games, and circus skills including juggling, tumbling, parent tot acrobatics, stilt walking, and so much more.  Instructor Laura Hart, a trained early childhood educator and a member of the Salida Circus, leads this exciting program to help kids build gross motor, fine motor, and social emotional skills.

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Aging Mastery Program

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 16, 2022

Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map

Join the adventure! Colorado Mountain College in partnership with Chaffee County Public Health will be running the Aging Mastery Program® soon! Build your own personal playbook for aging well. This fun, innovative program empowers you to take key steps to improve your well-being, add stability to your life, and strengthen ties to your community. Meet new friends and provide encouragement to one another as you take the Aging Mastery journey together! Limited spots available: Sign up now! The program will…

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Fly Tying 101

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2022 at 9:30 am

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Take a deep dive into the skills of fly fishing and learn to tie your own flies by hand. The “fly” is created with a hook and other materials, used to imitate insects, baitfish, crustaceans, or anything else fish are looking to eat. Registration required – limit 4 participants. Participants should attend both classes.

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Great Decisions Series

March 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2022 at 4:30 pm

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

March 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Is it possible for democracy to prevail in Myanmar? The situation in Myanmar, including the coup by the military in February 2021 and the ongoing human rights crises, coupled with civil resistance by those opposed to the regime, has led to the chaos in the Southeast Asian country. How are neighboring countries reacting, and what role will ASEAN play? March 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Will the Quad countries be able to contain China’s…

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Spring Break Pickleball Tournament – Winter 2022

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 27, 2022

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$10 – $30

Spring Break Pickleball Tournament Ages: 16+   $30 Registration, $10 per event   March 25-March 27 Women’s Doubles - Friday, Mixed Doubles - Saturday, Men’s Doubles – Sunday Darren Patterson Christian Academy *Participants will need to register for the tournament, and for each event they would like to participate in.* Join the Peak-to-Peak Pickleball Club and BV Rec for the Spring Break Pickleball Tournament! Women's Doubles will be on Friday, March 25, Mixed Doubles will be on Saturday, March 26, and Men's…

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Ukulele Jam!

March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on March 28, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Begin your musical adventures with the ukulele, or expand your repertoire with new songs in English and Hawaiian. This class is for all ukulele lovers, from beginner to advanced. Monday, March 14 and Monday, March 28 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

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April 2022

Destination Storytime

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fading West, Gregg Drive
Buena Vista,
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The first Friday of every month, Story Time travels to special locations! Explore and meet local experts who will share their favorite read-alouds with us. For all ages of book lovers and explorers. This month, we visit the builders at Buena Vista’s manufacturer of small living spaces, Fading West. Location: Gregg Drive (west of FedEx)

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Making it Friday

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Stamped Ceramics:  Decorate clay using stamps, botanicals, or household objects, then mold the clay into delicate trinket dishes.

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Music for Kids!

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 1, 2022

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Audience: Age 4 to 6 years old.  Younger siblings may attend with a caregiver. A special ten-week series to get kids clapping, singing, and stomping their feet!  Our talented instructor, Lynette Clemons, will use instruments and songs to engage and support growing kids.

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Music for Kids

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 6 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Introducing a special ten-week series to get kids clapping, singing, and stomping their feet!  Our talented instructor, Lynette Clemons of Ruby Lucille’s Music Box, will use instruments and songs to engage and support growing kids.  Class size is limited to 25 people, including adults. Audience: Age 4 to 6 years old.  Younger siblings may attend with a caregiver.

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Qigong Class

April 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on March 21, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Qigong (pronounced: chee gong) involves coordinated, slow flowing movement, deep breathing, and a meditative state of mind. Each monthly class will introduce new exercises aimed at increasing flexibility and energy, promoting mental clarity, and improving blood flow.   No registration required March 7: Taiji Shen Gong (complete form) March 21 – Review 8 Pieces of Brocade, IntroduceTaiji April 4: Taiji – Beginning Form and Principles

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Animal Crackers

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Get ready to join the Circus! The Salida Circus teaches stretches, games, and circus skills including juggling, tumbling, parent tot acrobatics, stilt walking, and so much more.  Instructor Laura Hart, a trained early childhood educator and a member of the Salida Circus, leads this exciting program to help kids build gross motor, fine motor, and social emotional skills. Audience: Age 2 to 5 years old.  Younger siblings may attend with a caregiver.

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Within Our Range

April 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather together to discuss and reflect on books connected to the natural environment. Within Our Range, a collaboration between the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association and the Buena Vista and Salida Public Libraries, meets quarterly to study literature about our relationship to the Earth. Meeting locations will rotate between the libraries, a nature destination, and a virtual offering each quarter to accommodate readers throughout the valley. Books are available for checkout or download through the library or may be purchased…

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CPR and First Aid

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Earn CPR and First Aid certification from the American Heart Association certification. The Chaffee County Fire Department leads this free training to empower citizens to step up and assist in emergency health situations. Teens, add strong skills to your resume and learn more about the field of emergency services. Bring your own lunch (one-hour lunch break); snacks will be provided. Class is free of charge. Registration Required (limited to 9 participants): https://forms.gle/Rfmj9shorWWuVsko9

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Great Decisions: Drug Policy in Latin America

April 14 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Great Decisions is an annual foreign policy discussion program featuring current events. This group meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. starting January 28th for 8 sessions. Suggested readings may be found on fpa.org and in the Great Decisions 2022 booklet, available through the library for checkout. Tune in to a presentation and participate in a discussion afterward. Zoom Attendance Option: Meeting ID 881 3911 0980, Passcode 390702 Link: https://bit.ly/3tNJE3d

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The Artist’s Palette: Beaded Bracelets

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Design and make beautiful beaded bracelets inspired by Mexican Huichol bead art. Each class highlights a new art skill. Registration requested:  https://forms.gle/rHeyZwxF9Shh1zwY9

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Healthy Smiles Summit

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Chaffee County Fairgrounds, 10165 Co Rd 120
Salida, 81201
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Free

Chaffee County Early Childhood Council and Healthy Child Care Colorado are teaming up to hold a Healthy Smiles Summit on Saturday, April 23 from 9am to 3:30pm at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds. This is a FREE event where lunch and learning materials will be provided for FREE! This Summit will share the importance of good early oral health habits and teach simple, fun ways to engage children in activities that promote healthy oral habits. This free event is open to licensed…

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Adult Pickleball – Learn to Play Days – Winter 22

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$5

Have you heard of Pickleball? Pickleball mixes badminton, tennis, and ping pong skills creating a fun, active, low-impact activity for individuals of all ages and athletic backgrounds! Come try your hand at a fun, rapidly growing sport at the Learn-to-Play Pickleball Day! USA Pickleball Ambassador Stephanie McDonald will provide instruction that will teach the rules, technique, and strategy of the game. Equipment will be provided. The Learn to Play Day will be held at Darren Patterson Christian Academy (518 S…

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Mother! The Story of Mary Harris Jones

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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The “most dangerous woman in America” is coming to the Buena Vista Public Library! Union organizer, rabble-rouser and child rights advocate, Mary Harris Mother Jones was only 10 years old when she left famine-stricken Ireland. Overcoming inconceivable personal tragedy, Mary Jones dedicated her life to serving the sick and fighting for fair labor laws. This one-woman, 60-minute play stars the incomparable Jan Justis, a nationally recognized dancer and winner of the Alliance for Colorado Theatre’s Educator Award. No registration required;…

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Keeping Bewnie, Buena! – BV Neighborhood Clean-Up Day 2022

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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FREE!

What: Keeping Bewnie, Buena! - BV Neighborhood Clean-Up Day Who: You!  We welcome the entire BV Community! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Cost: FREE! When: Sunday, April 24, 1:00-3:00pm Meeting location: West Dirt Parking Lot of the Buena Vista Community Center - 715 E Main St. Buena Vista Colorado, 81211   Registration Deadline: Monday, April 11 (for t-shirts)  Participants can still register after the registration deadline, but t-shirts are not guaranteed. Buena Vista Recreation is…

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Open Gym Pickleball – Winter 22

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until April 24, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 29, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until April 25, 2022

Darren Patterson Christian Academy, 518 S San Juan Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$3

Adult Open Gym Pickleball Coed   Ages 16+   $3 Per Visit Mondays, 9:00-11:00am; Fridays, 6:00-8:00pm  January 3-April 29 Darren Patterson Christian Academy Registration: Drop-in Open Gym Pickleball for Ages 10+ Coed   Ages 10+   $3 Per Visit Sundays, 2:00-4:00pm January 2-April 24 Darren Patterson Christian Academy Registration: Drop-in This game mixes badminton, tennis, and ping pong skills creating a fun, active, low-impact sport for individuals of all ages and athletic backgrounds! No experience required. More information on Pickleball in Chaffee County can…

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Great Decisions: Industrial Policy

April 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Great Decisions is an annual foreign policy discussion program featuring current events. This group meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. starting January 28th for 8 sessions. Suggested readings may be found on fpa.org and in the Great Decisions 2022 booklet, available through the library for checkout. Tune in to a presentation and participate in a discussion afterward. Zoom Attendance Option: Meeting ID 881 3911 0980, Passcode 390702 Link: https://bit.ly/3tNJE3d

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May 2022

Art for Kids!

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 11, 2022

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Paint, cut, collage, and create! Wear your get-messy clothes. This special ten-week art class series builds kids’ fine motor skills and expression through tactile and creative projects. Class will be limited to 20 people, including adults  

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Youth Soccer – 2016-2017s – Spring 22

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 14, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 14, 2022

Avery Parsons Elementary School Field, 516 E Main St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$45

Youth Soccer – Ages: Born in 2010-2017   $45 for 2016-17s, $55 for 2014-15s, $65 for 2012-13s, $70 for 2010-11s   Practice Times Vary, Games on Saturdays March 14-May 14   BV River Park Fields Registration Deadline: Monday, March 7 Spring Youth Soccer is here! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in 2016-17s (U6), 2014-15s (U8), 2012-13s (U10), 2010-11s (U12) age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Game schedule and locations will be released after the season begins.…

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Youth Soccer – 2014-2015s – Spring 22

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until May 14, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 14, 2022

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$55

Youth Soccer – Ages: Born in 2010-2017   $45 for 2016-17s, $55 for 2014-15s, $65 for 2012-13s, $70 for 2010-11s   Practice Times Vary, Games on Saturdays March 14-May 14   BV River Park Fields Registration Deadline: Monday, March 7 Spring Youth Soccer is here! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in 2016-17s (U6), 2014-15s (U8), 2012-13s (U10), 2010-11s (U12) age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Game schedule and locations will be released after the season begins.…

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Youth Soccer – 2012-2013s – Spring 22

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 14, 2022

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$65

Youth Soccer – Ages: Born in 2010-2017   $45 for 2016-17s, $55 for 2014-15s, $65 for 2012-13s, $70 for 2010-11s   Practice Times Vary, Games on Saturdays March 14-May 14   BV River Park Fields Registration Deadline: Monday, March 7 Spring Youth Soccer is here! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in 2016-17s (U6), 2014-15s (U8), 2012-13s (U10), 2010-11s (U12) age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Game schedule and locations will be released after the season begins.…

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Youth Soccer – 2010-2011s – Spring 22

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until May 14, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 14, 2022

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$70

Youth Soccer – Ages: Born in 2010-2017   $45 for 2016-17s, $55 for 2014-15s, $65 for 2012-13s, $70 for 2010-11s   Practice Times Vary, Games on Saturdays March 14-May 14   BV River Park Fields Registration Deadline: Monday, March 7 Spring Youth Soccer is here! Players will be placed on parent-volunteer coached teams in 2016-17s (U6), 2014-15s (U8), 2012-13s (U10), 2010-11s (U12) age groups. Practices will be led by trained Practice Facilitators. Game schedule and locations will be released after the season begins.…

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Adult Coed Indoor Volleyball League – Winter 2022

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 19, 2022

Buena Vista Middle & High School Gyms, 559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$25

Coed Volleyball League Coed   Ages 16+   $25/player   Thursdays, 6:00-10:00pm   March 17-May 19   Buena Vista High School – Red Gym Get your team together for one of BV Rec's longest running programs! Coed teams should consist of 3 males and 3 females. The league will consist of a round robin season and a post-season tournament. If possible, the league will be split into A (advanced/competitive) & B (beginner/recreational) skill divisions. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 10 games. Games may be…

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Coding Club

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 20, 2022

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Audience: 6th-12th grade The Library’s new Coding Club is here!  Use Computer Science to change the world.  When you join the Club, you will be able to learn from fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community through interactive activities, and develop skills that will help you build animations, games, apps, and other things that you dream up!  You then work in teams to design and build a project that solves real world problems you care about through code. Tutorials…

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Women’s Self-Led Workout Group

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$2

Ages 18+   $2 per visit  Fridays, 8:00-9:30am October 8-May 27 Community Center Aspen Room Join in this weekly, self-led women's workout group that focuses on body weight interval training, including both cardio and muscle conditioning. This group encourages consistent exercise and offers healthy support to each other. No formal instruction will be provided. Each participant is responsible for taking care of their own body and knowing their own limits. Registration: Drop-in CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE BV REC WAIVER ONLINE!

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Wiggles & Giggles

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 26, 2022

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Audience: Age 0 to 5 years old.  Unstructured, free play and socialization for littles and caregivers.

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Alphabet Story Time

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 3, 2022

Buena Vista Public Library, 131 Linderman Ave
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Free

Audience: Age 2 to 5 years old, siblings welcome.  Story Time brings together books, rhyming, and play to build active reading skills.  And, to make it extra special, we will focus on one letter a week for the theme and a craft.  At the end of the alphabet, kids will have made their very own alphabet book.

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June 2022

Salida Circus Kick Off Event

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
River Park Pavilion, E Main Street
Buena Vista, 81211
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Free

Salida Circus performs a thrilling show to kickoff the Library's Summer Reading Program. Magic Steve will perform interactive illusions, Miss Joan will make mind-bending balloon creations and amazing aerialists will be flying through the air!

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Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo

June 11 - June 12
Rodeo Grounds, Gregg Dr, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$15

Come out and see the 101st Collegiate Peaks Stampede Rodeo!  There will be: Tie Down Roping, Team Roping, Mixed Team Roping, Breakaway Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Racing, Mutton Bustin' and Jr. Bull Riding.  Entry Fees are Cash Only: Adults $15 / Kids $10 / Under 6 Free Rodeo Informational Flyer CLICK HERE!

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Rockies Skills Challenge 2022

June 18 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
High School Baseball Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
FREE!

Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge 2022 – Ages: 6-13 (as of 12/31/22)     FREE!     Saturday, June 18                            Registration at 8:30am, 9:00am-11:00am     High School Baseball Field at BV River Park The Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge provides the youth of Colorado with a statewide baseball competition testing their skills in running, hitting and throwing. See how fast you can run the bases, how far you can hit, and…

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Monday Morning Art

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2022

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$1

Monday Morning Art – Ages: 18+   $1/visit   3rd Monday of the Month, 9:30am-12:00pm   January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18   Community Center, Aspen Room Artists of all mediums are welcome! Bring your projects to the Aspen Room at the Community Center and socialize while you work. The program is held the third Monday of each month. Registration: Drop-in CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE BV REC WAIVER ONLINE!

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Yoga for Grown Ups

June 22 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 29, 2022

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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  YOGA FOR GROWN UPS For Older Adults in Chaffee County 10a-11:115a Wednesdays Buena Vista Community Center Pinon Room 715 E Main Street Slow down and connect your breath with your body while completing slow mindful movements with zero expectations on results. Classes are FREE! The goal is to feel more open, capable, centered & optimistic. Build community and have fun! No experience necessary: if you can breathe, you can practice yoga! Please bring your own mat and props.  For…

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Bridge Club

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 29, 2022

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$1

Bridge Club – Ages: 18+   $1/visit   Thursdays, 1:00-4:00pm   January 6-December 29     Community Center, Pinon Room Bridge Club meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00pm at the Community Center. Call Jim and DeDe Williams at 719-395-6530 or email dedeinbv@gmail.com by Tuesday night each week to reserve your spot in the weekly session. Registration: Drop-in CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE BV REC WAIVER ONLINE!

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Youth Baseball – 6U – T-Ball – Summer 22

June 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 14, 2022

Soccer Field Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
$40

6U T-Ball – Ages: 4-6   $40  Thursdays, 4:30-6:30pm   June 2-July 14   Buena Vista Soccer Field   Grab your bat and your glove and get ready for the Youth Baseball League! T-Ball is for ages 4-6, as of 4/30/22. Practices for the Youth Baseball League will begin the week of May 31. T-Ball practices will be held once a week, as scheduled by the volunteer team coach. T-Ball games will be on Thursdays from 4:30-6:30pm from June 9-July 14 in Buena…

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Concerts in the Park – 2022

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 11, 2022

McPhelemy Park, Hwy 24 and Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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FREE

FREE Thursday Concerts in the Park showcase local and regional performers at the beautiful McPhelemy Park right on the Buena Vista Town Pond. Gather your family, pack a picnic, grab your beach chair, and come enjoy the atmosphere of our free Concerts in the Park!  A great variety of musical acts each week.  Donations to musicians are always appreciated! Date Performer June 23 Mountain J June 30 Bill Kelly July 7 Alex Johnstone (Of Rapidgrass) July 14 Bob Weir July…

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Adult Men’s Softball League 2022

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 12, 2022

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Adult Men’s Softball League – Ages 16+   Team Registration Fee: $250/team, Player Registration Fee: $35/player   Thursdays-Fridays, 6:00-10:00pm   June 9-Aug 12 Grab your glove and get ready for another season of Adult Slow Pitch Men's Softball on Thursday and Friday evenings! The league will consist of a round-robin season, followed by a post-season tournament. Games will be officiated by paid umpires. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 9 games, including tournament. Twelve teams maximum, so please register early! Team Registration Deadline:…

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Adult Open Gym Basketball – Summer 2022

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 21, 2022

Buena Vista Middle & High School Gyms, 559 S Railroad St
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$3

Open Gym Basketball Coed   Ages: 16+   $3/participant Sundays, 6:00-8:00pm   June 12-August 21 Buena Vista High School - Red Gym Registration: Drop-in Come join us for Adult Open Gym Basketball at the Buena Vista High School - Red Gym! Anyone is welcome, whether you are an expert basketball player or are new to the sport. This program is offered for people to have fun and play some basketball. $3 per visit. Click Here to Sign the BV Rec Waiver Online!

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Girls Softball – 14U & 18U – Live Pitch – Summer 22

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until July 13, 2022

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until July 14, 2022

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$70

Girls Softball League – Ages: 11-18   14U & 18U: $70/participant Practices: Weekday Mornings; Games: Mondays, Thursdays, and some Saturdays   May 31-July 16  Sheila Stout Memorial Softball Field   The Girls Softball League is back for Summer 2022! Practices for the Girls Softball League will begin the week of May 31. Practices will be held from 9:00-11:00am on Tuesdays & Fridays for 10U, and on Mondays & Wednesdays for 14U & 18U. A BV Rec Practice Facilitator will lead practice on…

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Become a Licensed Home Childcare Provider

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 30, 2022

Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States + Google Map
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Become a Licensed Home Childcare Provider!!! There is a great need for licensed childcare in Chaffee County, especially for infants and toddlers. The Chaffee County Early Childhood Council can help you to understand and complete licensing requirements, as well as help you cover some of the costs to open your home childcare facility. As an incentive, the state is offering monthly awards & bonuses for new providers, as well as for established providers who increase their ratings with the state! If…

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Bus to Swimming Lessons – 2022

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2022

One event on August 1, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on August 2, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on August 3, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on August 4, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on August 8, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on August 9, 2022 at 9:00 am

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One event on August 11, 2022 at 9:00 am

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$70

Ages 6+    $70 per participant     The Buena Vista Recreation Department is working with Salida Recreation to provide transportation to swimming lessons. Participants will meet at the BV Community Center each morning to ride the bus to Salida, and be dropped off back at the Community Center after each lesson. Participants are expected to change clothes before and after swimming. Please only sign up through Buena Vista Recreation if you would like us to provide transportation to and from…

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Youth Baseball – 12U – Live Pitch – Summer 22

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 12, 2022

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until July 13, 2022

Youth Baseball Field, 38.845694, -106.124012
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$70

12U Live Pitch – Ages 11-12   $70   Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00-8:00pm   May 31-July 13   Grab your bat and your glove and get ready for the Youth Baseball League! Live Pitch is for ages 11-12, as of 4/30/22. Practices for the Youth Baseball League will begin the week of May 31. Live Pitch will have one 1-hour practice per week as scheduled by the volunteer team coach, and one practice per week led by the BV Rec Baseball Practice Facilitator…

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Girls Softball – 10U – Machine Pitch – Summer 22

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until July 15, 2022

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until July 14, 2022

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

Girls Softball League – Ages: 7-10   10U: $60/participant Practices: Weekday Mornings; Games: Mondays, Thursdays, and some Saturdays    May 31-July 16 Sheila Stout Memorial Softball Field   The Girls Softball League is back for Summer 2022! Practices for the Girls Softball League will begin the week of May 31. Practices will be held from 9:00-11:00am on Tuesdays & Fridays for 10U, and on Mondays & Wednesdays for 14U & 18U. A BV Rec Practice Facilitator will lead practice on Wednesdays…

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Youth Mountain Bike Skills Camp – Summer 22

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until June 1, 2022

One event on June 7, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on June 8, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on June 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on June 15, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on June 21, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on June 22, 2022 at 12:30 pm

One event on June 28, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on June 29, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on July 5, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on July 6, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on July 12, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on July 13, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on July 19, 2022 at 9:00 am

One event on July 20, 2022 at 9:00 am

Community Center, 715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$160

Mountain Bike Skills Camp – Ages: 7-12      $160      Tuesday-Wednesday 4 weeks per session; 16 hours per session 1 Beginner Level Group per Session and 1 Intermediate Level Group per Session Max of 10 kids per level per session Session 1 Dates: May 31-June 22 (Afternoons) Session  2 Dates: June 28-July 20 (Mornings) Session 1: May 31 - June 22 (Afternoons) Beginner Level: Tuesday, May 31 and Wednesday, June 1 – 12:30-2:30pm Tuesdays, June 7, June 14, June 21 – 12:30-4:30pm…

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Youth Baseball – 8U – Coach Pitch – Summer 22

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until July 14, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 14, 2022

Youth Baseball Field, 38.845694, -106.124012
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

8U Coach Pitch – Ages: 7-8   $60   Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00-8:00pm   May 31-July 14 Grab your bat and your glove and get ready for the Youth Baseball League! Coach Pitch is for ages 7-8, as of 4/30/22. Practices for the Youth Baseball League will begin the week of May 31. Coach Pitch will have one 1-hour practice per week as scheduled by the volunteer team coach, and one practice per week led by the BV Rec Baseball Practice Facilitator on…

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Youth Baseball – 10U – Modified Live Pitch – Summer 22

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until July 14, 2022

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 21, 2022

Youth Baseball Field, 38.845694, -106.124012
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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$60

10U Modified Live Pitch – Ages 9-10   $60  Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 4:00-8:00pm   May 31-July 13 Grab your bat and your glove and get ready for the Youth Baseball League! Modified Live Pitch is for ages 9-10, as of 4/30/22. Practices for the Youth Baseball League will begin the week of May 31. Modified Live Pitch will have one 1-hour practice per week as scheduled by the volunteer team coach, and one practice per week led by the BV Rec Baseball…

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Adult Coed Softball League 2022

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 10, 2022

Softball Field, Softball Field
Buena Vista, CO 81211 United States
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Adult Coed Softball League – Ages 16+   Team Registration Fee: $250/team, Player Registration Fee: $35/player   Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 6:00-10:00pm   June 7-August 10 Grab your glove and get ready for another season of Slow Pitch Softball on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings! The league will consist of a round-robin season, followed by a post-season tournament. Games will be officiated by paid umpires. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 9 games, including tournament. Teams should consist of 5 males and 5 females in the batting…

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