Pine River Library395 Bayfield Center Drive, in Bayfield. Contact: 884-2222, www.prlibrary.org.
March 4, 6 p.m.: Classic Movie Monday. “My Pal Trigger” (1946).
March 5, 5:30 p.m.: Bayfield Youth Artist Reception. Celebrate National Youth Art Month and view the works currently on display at the library, all created by students at Bayfield Middle School and Bayfield High School.
March 6, 6 p.m.: Islam: What You Need to Know. This presentation gives an overview of the religion’s history, evolution and common practices, and discusses some of the most controversial aspects, including Islamic law, extremism, the role of women and jihad. Presented by Dennis Aronson.
March 7, 7 p.m.: Community Acoustic Music Jam. An acoustic music jam open to all levels and ages. Bring a song or two to lead or just play along. The first Thursday of each month.
March 9, 1 p.m.: Local author and Zen Buddhist teacher Alaric Hutchinson launches new book, “Living Peace: Essential Teachings for Enlightenment in the 21st Century.” He will also talk about how to better cultivate inner peace in everyday life. Books will be available for purchase at the event, and a book-signing will be held after the talk.
March 11, 10:30 a.m.: Spanish Conversation Hour. Practice your Spanish in an informal setting. All ages and language levels welcome.
March 11, 6 p.m.: Classic Movie Monday. “Riders of the Deadline” (1943).
March 12, 6 p.m.: The Seasonal Apothecary: DIY Bitters. Learn about bitters and how to design your own custom bitters recipes for health and pleasure. You’ll also taste a variety of handcrafted bitters and make your own batch to take home. Pre-registration required. There is a $15 materials fee for the class. Call the library to register.
March 13, 2 p.m.: BookMarks Book Club. “The Cabin at the End of the World” by Paul Tremblay.
March 14, 5:45 p.m.: Living Room Conversations: Homelessness. A facilitated discussion using the “Living Room Conversation” model.
March 14, 5:30 p.m.: Conversational ASL (American Sign Language). Basic principles of ASL will be covered, pertaining to basic conversion. The major content of this 10-week class will be taught with no voice and weighs heavy on class participation. Taught by San Juan Boces. Runs through May 23.
March 15, 1 p.m.: Crafternoons. Bring an activity and supplies to share and join in communal crafting.
March 18, 6 p.m.: Classic Movie Monday. “The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold” (1958).
March 19, 6 p.m.: What Does Your Library Look Like? Chat with Library Director Shelley Walchak about the library and how it can better meet your needs. Enjoy appetizers and refreshments.
March 20, 6 p.m.: Bayfield Real Estate Market Update. Join us for trivia night ... real estate style. Hosted by Rebecca Parnell of Bayfield Realty. Fun for all ages, trivia topics will include an array of themes including hometown sports, Bayfield history, how to sell your home fast in 2019, current market activity, buyer beware, home staging, what does an agent really do and more. Did we mention there will be prizes? RSVP’s are appreciated but not required. Contact Rebecca at 799-6556 with any questions.
March 20, 6:15 p.m.: Regular monthly meeting of the library’s board of trustees.
March 21, 11 a.m.: Annual Friends of the Library Meeting and Luncheon. Membership dues are $10 for individuals and $20 for families for a year. Participate in the election of new officers and learn about special library services like databases and downloadable materials. There will also be a special homemade soup luncheon included with your membership dues.
March 22, 6 p.m.: Fresh from the Theaters: “Green Book.” Free popcorn provided.
March 23, 8:45 a.m.: Saturday Yoga for All. Special Saturday yoga class taught by instructor Colleen Theobald. Focus on proper alignment and modifications, but all levels welcome. Ages 13 and up. $6.
March 25, 10:30 a.m.: Spanish Conversation Hour: Come practice your Spanish in an informal setting. All ages and language levels welcome!
March 25, 6 p.m.: Classic Movie Monday: “Riders in the Sky” (1949)
March 27, 10:30 a.m.: Conscious Elder Wisdom Circle: This is the beginning of an ongoing gathering of elder men and women who understand that a lifetime of experience, lessons learned and knowledge gained, gives them wisdom worth sharing with others. Elders and soon-to-be-elders are welcome to participate.
March 27, 6 p.m.: Preparing for Wildfire: Wildfire Adapted Partnership is a nonprofit organization that assists homeowners in reducing wildfire risk. Charlie Landsman will speak about steps that every homeowner should take to reduce wildfire risk around their property.
March 30, 10 a.m.: Pine River Garden Club Seed Exchange and Workshop Day: Bring your extra seeds to trade and join the Pine River Garden Club from 10-2 for a day full of garden stories, advice, and of course, seeds. Bring small containers to transport any seeds you may want. At 10 a.m., there will be information about gardening in the community garden this season, as well as information on the club’s new “Shared Harvest” Plan. There will be an optional seed starting workshop at 11 a.m. You will get soil blocks, trays and guidance to start your new seeds. This workshop is $10 for Garden Club members and $15 for non-members.
April 1 6 p.m.: Classic Movie Monday: TBD
April 3, 6 p.m.: Beginning Acting Workshop: Learn the basics, have fun and make new friends. Workshop participants will play group games, use puppets and storytelling exercises to access their creativity, develop a flexible body and voice, stretch their performance comfort zone, and explore character development
April 4, 7 p.m.: Community Acoustic Music Jam: Open to all levels and ages. Bring a song or two to lead or just play along. The first Thursday of each month.
April 5, 6 p.m.: Family First Friday: Building Extravaganza: A family fort? A bridge to nowhere? The leaning tower of Bayfield? What can we build together? We’ll build with blocks, plastic cups, Legos, Lincoln logs, cardboard, Styrofoam, Wedgits, straws, and more. Creative families of all ages welcome.
Ignacio Community Library470 Goddard Ave., in Ignacio. Contact: 563-9287, www.ignaciolibrary.org.
March 2, 11 a.m.: Read Across America Day: Celebrate Read Across America Day, also known as Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! Check out all our wacky events happening that day! Enter the wacky coloring contest for a chance to win a Dr. Seuss book! And join us for treats and a movie showing: Cat in the Hat at 2 p.m.
March 7, 5:30 p.m.: Family Fun Night: The library will be hosting a Dr. Seuss-themed family fun night where participants can build literacy skills, make crafts and get a free book and dinner! Call library to sign up.
March 11, 11:30 a.m.: Mystery Book Club: Come for the lunch, come for the mystery! ICL’s Mystery Book Club will be going over “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith this month. Guests will bring their own lunch this month.
March 14, 11 a.m.: Community Blood Drive: Blood drive until 2 p.m. Donors of all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, B negative and A negative. To make an appointment to donate, contact Kristan at (505) 686-9777 Donors can also sign up online at https://bloodhero.com/ with sponsor code ICLibrary. Walk-ins are always welcome!
March 16, 10 a.m.: Castles and Catapults: Explore the variety and history of castles, make one out of cardboard, and then sling rocks from a catapult at your castle. All ages welcome; library will provide materials, tools and instruction!
March 18, 5:30 p.m.: Movie Showing: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
March 30, 10 a.m.: Wild and Wooly Spinners of the West.