Thursday

  • 7:15 a.m. – AA at First Christian Church basement, 302 E. Fourth St. 24-hour hotline: 888-333-9649.
  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – Veterans Service Office, 448 E. First St., Suite 134, assists veterans with benefits and transportation to VA medical appointments. 719-539-3803. 
  • Noon – Congregate meals at Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Fourth and E streets. Voluntary contribution for ages 60 and older; $11 for others. Call 719-539-3342 before 9:30 a.m. for reservations. Call 719-530-8980 for Chaffee Shuttle. Call 719-539-3341 to sign up for Meals on Wheels.
  • Noon-5 p.m. – Salida Pregnancy Resource Center, 215 E. Third St., offers pregnancy and parenting information, free pregnancy testing, ultrasound and STD testing. 719-539-7436. 
  • Noon – Salida Sangha’s insight meditation group at 248 D St.
  • 1-3 p.m. – Bingo with prizes at Salida Community Center, 305 F St.
  • 3-7 p.m. – Buena Vista Boys & Girls Club is open for elementary and middle school age children. 719-221-2095.  
  • 4-7 p.m. – Salida Boys & Girls Club for elementary and middle school ages. Hours extended to 9 p.m. for ages 13-18. 719-539-9500.  
  • 6-7:30 p.m. – Free picnic at the Poncha Springs Church of Christ, 207 Ouray. 719-539-6242.
  • 6:05 p.m. – Thursday Night Impact Youth Group, grades 7-12, at Temple Baptist Church, 509 F St. 
  • 7 p.m. – AA atFirst Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd. 24-hour hotline: 888-333-9649.
  • 7:30 p.m. – Living Waters Church, 5300 E. U.S. 50, has Rock Youth Ministries. Game room open to students.
  • 7:30 p.m. – Narcotics Anonymous meets at Upper Room Church of God, 1140 I St. 719-221-5847.

Friday

  • 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. – Salida Boys & Girls Club for elementary and middle school age children. 719-539-9500.
  • 9-11 a.m. – Kids First Literacy Club offers free tutoring for first- through fifth-graders at First Lutheran Church, 1237 F St. 719-539-4311
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. – Planned Parenthood clinic at 233 E. Second St. 719-539-7291.
  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m. – Salida Pregnancy Resource Center, 215 E. Third St., offers pregnancy and parenting information, free pregnancy testing, ultrasound and STD testing. 719-539-7436.
  • Noon – Congregate meals at Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Fourth and E streets. Voluntary contribution for ages 60 and older; $11 for others. Call 719-539-3342 before 9:30 a.m. for reservations. 719-530-8980 for Chaffee Shuttle. 719-539-3341 for Meals on Wheels.
  • 12:15 p.m. – AA at First Presbyterian Church downstairs, 7 Poncha Blvd. 24-hour hotline: 888-333-9649.
  • 3-7 p.m. – Buena Vista Boys & Girls Club is open for elementary and middle school age children. 719-221-2095.
  • 6 p.m. – Al-Anon at First Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd. 719-207-2695.
  • 6:15-8:15 p.m. – Dance lesson at Salida Community Center, 305 F St., features swing, jive, lindy, waltz, salsa, bachata and more. Open to anyone who wants to dance. No experience or partner is required.
  • 6:30 p.m. – Prayer and Bible study at Living Waters Ministries, 5300 E. U.S. 50. 719-539-6826.
  • 7:30 p.m. – Open AA at First Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd. 24-hour hotline 888-333-9649.