Michelle Balleck: Concert, Mo Co’s birthday headline the weekend

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Michelle Balleck

Movie show times

West Theatre

29 E. Victory Way

824-2000

• “I Am Number Four” , PG-13; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday

• “Just Go With It” , PG-13; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

• Tickets: $7 for ages 10 and older, $5 for ages 9 and younger

• Sunday matinee: $5 for ages 10 and older, $4 for ages 9 and younger

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Get out on the town this weekend for an uplifting concert, a dose of history and some fundraising fun. You’ve got some choices.

■ Enjoy the show that Coffey Anderson puts on Saturday night.

The Christian singer-songwriter will perform a worship concert from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at The Journey at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St.

The event is a fundraiser for Celebrate Recovery and is limited to 400 seats. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Get yours at The Journey, Cramer Flooring, Identity Graphics, New Creation Church or Craig Christian Church.

■ Get your history on and learn about what made Moffat County what it is.

Preserving the Last Frontier presents a look at Moffat County’s first 100 years at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

Guest speakers are T. Wright Dickinson, Neal McCandless, Dean Visintainer and Tom Mathers.

Stop in to be educated. Call 824-6761 if you have questions.

■ Continue your enlightenment with Moffat County’s 100th birthday party from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave.

There will be cake and punch, plus the museum shows off its new exhibits — “Moffat County — a photographic look at the First 25 Years,” “The Moffat Loving Cup” and “The Marcia Car.”

The museum’s number is 824-6360 if you need it.

■ Move to the music during a Zumba fundraiser on Saturday.

Zumba instructors Christalin Thompson and Becky Smith host a benefit for Landon Hatcher from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

It’s $5 to join the fun, and all proceeds will benefit the 10-month-old boy who has a brain tumor.

Call Thompson at 620-6633 or Smith at 629-8702 to get more info.

■ Grab a sweet bite to help out a neighbor.

There’s a bake sale at City Market, 505 W. Victory Way, on Saturday to benefit Jane Milligan with her upcoming kidney transplant.

So, stop by and pick up a little something to help out.

■ I am interested in this next event, especially because I had no idea our community had such a thing.

The 2011 Community Preparedness and Self Reliance Fair runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1295 W. Ninth St.

Topics and demos include three-month storage plans, 72-hour kits, pressure cookers, fire safety, financial planning and will preparation, and ham radios.

Plus, there will be drawings for some of those items.

■ Sunset Elementary School, 800 W. Seventh St., hosts a book fair this week.

The school invites family members of students to join them for lunch and then check out the items for sale, which start at $2.

Call the school at 826-6529 to learn more.

■ Girl Scout cookie sales continue this weekend.

Find the Scouts at City Market from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday.

On Saturday, they’re at City Market from noon to 4 p.m., Walgreens and Walmart from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Head out Sunday to City Market from noon to 4:30 p.m., or Walgreens, Safeway or Walmart from noon to 4 p.m.

■ West Theatre is getting in “Just Go with It” — the new one with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston — on Friday and keeping “I Am Number Four” for a second week.

Redbox now has “Get Low,” “Like Dandelion Dust,” “Held Up,” “Psycho:9” and “Let Me In.” Look for “Megamind” to come out on DVD Friday.

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