March 15:  Imagineering – Brainstorming Session at the Mine Shaft Event Center for the fall luncheon plans.  (Glacier  Club) 10:30-2:30 contact Karren Little for reservations 382-8897

March 17: Accessorize Me Sale at the Main Mall Saturday from 10-4 p.m. Public Welcome  Questions contact  All  proceeds benefit DFA.  Thanks to all who donated some amazing accessories for us to sell.

March 19: Tour and Tasting Monday March 19th.  RSVP by March 16th to Rani Holt, or (970)-7497430.  $15 p.p. Checks made out to DFA.  Open to DFA members and guests.  10a.m. and 11:30 a.m. tours available.  Historic location/delicious chocolate!

March 31:  2018 Membership Dues of $35.00 must be paid.       Send Checks to DFA, P.O. Box 1281, Durango, CO. 81302 

April 4:  Spring Floral Arranging Class – Wednesday April 4th 2-4 p.m.  $55 p.p. (checks made out to DFA) RSVP required by March 23rd.  Take home a beautiful floral arrangement of your own.  Rani Holt: (970) 749-7430/email: 

April 12:  Board of Director’s Meeting 2-4 p.m.       First National Bank Community Room   

April 13:  Round Robin Game Afternoon Luncheon – “Lucky” Friday April 13th at 11:30 until 3-3:30ish.  $35 p.p. (checks made to DFA, included Lunch/wine/games.  RSVP Siggy Palmer (970) 403-6400

 May 9:  Card Making Class at Guyneth’s home (info to come)

May 10:  General Membership Meeting – 10 a.m.  Marian Peirce’s Home.  11317 C.R.250. 10 a.m. Social, 10:30 a.m. meeting.  Program:  Colleen O’Brien – Business Development and Redevelopment Coordinator for the City of Durango presenting about the public art and art installations in the city and how it is selected and acquired.

June 1: Hike and Mahjong at Marcia Baxter’s Home  (info to come)

 June:  Lisa Skyhorse Leather Cuff Classes &  Kroeger’s Ace Hardware Round-up dates to TBA in July

June 14:  Board of Director’s Meeting 2-4 p.m.              First National Bank Community Room 

July 12:  General Membership Meeting – Annual Summer Pot Luck – Mary Husemoller’s Home  748 S. Lakeside Dr. Hesperus.  Program – Denise Leslie – Ukulele Enthusiast.  Coordinator of the Rocky Mountain Uke Festival.

August 9:  Board of Director’s Meeting 2-4 p.m.    First National Bank Community Room 

September 13:  General Membership & Spouses Meeting (evening Event with Grant Recipient Presentations) 5 p.m. Strater Hotel Pullman Room. 699 Main.  Cash Bar, 5:15 Meeting, 5:30-7 p.m. Grant Presentations.  Members and guests  encouraged to dine downtown following the presentations.

September 15:   Grant Applications available for pick up at Karyn Gabaldon’s Fine Arts Gallery-680 Main.  Applications are due by October 15, 2018

September 21:  Annual Fall Luncheon – The Mine Shaft Event Center at Tamarron/Glacier Club.  Karren Little Chair.  Email: to volunteer on committee.

October 11:  Board of Director’s Meeting 2-4 p.m.  First National Bank Community Room. Review of 2018/budgets/ administrative costs in anticipation for 2019 Grants 

October 15:  Grant applications due. 

November 8:  General Membership Meeting.  10 a.m. Social/ 10:30 a.m. meeting. Nancy Macho’s Home.  4976 C.R. 234. Nominations for the 2019 slate of officers.  DFA NEEDS YOU!  New Board  Members Encouraged.  Program:  Jane Gould – owner of the Antique Market, FLC Theater Costumer.  “What to do with our valuable collections or antiquities that our kids don’t want.” 

December 13:  Board of Director’s Meeting/Holiday Gathering/New Member Luncheon