JULY 3

Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Pickleball, noon to 3:30 p.m., Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

JULY 4

Independence Day Celebration/Patriots on Parade – Annual Independence Day Celebration with a tribute to the red, white and blue with a parade starting at 9:30am. Anyone can join in, no registration required. The parade starts at MC’s Parking lot corner of 400 North and 495 West.

Moab Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Celebration at Swanny City Park. Pie eating contests, watermelon contests, dunk tank, and games. For more info call 435-259-7814.

Free swim day from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center, 400 North 100 West.

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment with Jeff Brennan and friends playing bluegrass and folk music.

Fourth of July Fireworks Display sponsored by Grand County, the Grand County Recreation District, and the City of Moab. Fireworks will be choreographed to a playlist and aired on a local radio station and show cased from Lions Back at around dark.

JULY 5

Jack & Jill will play live music at Woody’s Tavern, 221 S. Main St.

Sand and Sunnie Sheff will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 6

Storytime is at 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Jack and Jill will play live music at Woody’s Tavern, 221 S. Main St.

Scott Ibex will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

Moab’s Dog and Pony Show features magic with Rick Boretti, live music, comedy with the Uranium Players, fire dancing with Blazing Outlaws with host Sand Sheff at 7:30 p.m., Moab Backyard, Theater 56 W. 100 South. Kids are Free. Adults $10 at the door.

JULY 7

Pool Tournament, 1 p.m. At Frankie D’s, 44 W 200 North.

JULY 8

Messy Mondays at the MARC. Preschool children, between the ages of two and four, can explore art with their parents on Messy Mondays until Aug. 5 at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center, 111 W. 100 North. $10 per month for MARC members, or $5 per class.

Children’s movie “Chicken Run”, 2 p.m. At the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

JULY 9

Bridget Otto will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 10

Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Summer Kids Fest: $2 movie. “Despicable Me” playing at 3 p.m., Slickrock Cinemas 3, 580 Kane Creek Blvd.

Pickleball, noon to 3:30 p.m., Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

Weed and Feed at Youth Garden Project, 530 S. 400 East. Weed the garden at 6 p.m. And get a great meal afterward.

JULY 11

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

WabiSabi Nonprofit Network: BBQ Social from noon to 1 p.m., at Rotary Park. All Nonprofits are invited to share lunch together, invite a friend. BBQ provided, sides are welcome. RSVP at 435-259-2553.

Sally Cole will share Rock Art: Images of Storytelling and History at 6 p.m. at the Moab Information Center, on the corner of Main and Center streets. In the deep and colorful sandstone outcroppings of the Colorado Plateau, the petroglyphs and rock paintings of the ancient inhabitants of the West are an enduring record of past ideas and practices. Sally Cole will trace connections between art on canyon walls, rock shelters, and boulders and designs on pottery, basketry and other artifacts.

Roller Derby skating, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

Frank and Jeff play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

Pool tournament, 8 p.m. at Frankie D’s, 44 W. 200 North.

JULY 12

Sand and Sunnie Sheff will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 13

Storytime is at 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Nature Photography Boot Camp – Join local pro photographer Bret Edge on a fun and intensive one day photography workshop designed to give novices the tools needed to make dramatic landscape images. For more info visit bretedge.com or call 602-571-4170.

Eric Jones will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 14

Pool Tournament, 1 p.m. At Frankie D’s, 44 W 200 North.

JULY 15

Messy Mondays at the MARC. Preschool children, between the ages of two and four, can explore art with their parents on Messy Mondays until Aug. 5 at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center, 111 W. 100 North. $10 per month for MARC members, or $5 per class.

JULY 16

Dave Steward Trio will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 17

Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Summer Kids Fest: $2 movie. “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” playing at 3 p.m., Slickrock Cinemas 3, 580 Kane Creek Blvd.

An Evening of Poetry and Conversation. Mike Duncan will present the work of Shel Silverstein, American poet, singer-songwriter and cartoonist at 6 pm at the Grand County Library in the large meeting room. This event is sponsored by Moab Poets And Writers and the Grand County Library.

Pickleball, noon to 3:30 p.m., Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

JULY 18

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

Roller Derby skating, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

Pool tournament, 8 p.m. at Frankie D’s, 44 W. 200 North.

Eric Jones will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 19

Frank and Jeff play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 20

Storytime is at 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Scott Ibex will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 21

Pool Tournament, 1 p.m. At Frankie D’s, 44 W 200 North.

JULY 22

Messy Mondays at the MARC. Preschool children, between the ages of two and four, can explore art with their parents on Messy Mondays until Aug. 5 at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center, 111 W. 100 North. $10 per month for MARC members, or $5 per class.

JULY 23

Bridget Otto will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 24

Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Summer Kids Fest: $2 movie. “The Rise of the Guardians” playing at 3 p.m., Slickrock Cinemas 3, 580 Kane Creek Blvd.

Pickleball, noon to 3:30 p.m., Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

Weed and Feed at Youth Garden Project, 530 S. 400 East. Weed the garden at 6 p.m. And get a great meal afterward.

JULY 25

Cleaning Up Moab After the Cold War ~ Grand County’s UMTRA (Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project) liaison, Lee Shenton describes the legacy of the “Cold War” in the Moab area. Taking us from Moab as a uranium boomtown in the 1950’s to the Department of Energy’s ongoing efforts to remediate the site of the old Atlas Uranium Mill and vicinity properties. Learn what can be done to return this beautiful location to beneficial public use. 6 p.m. At the Moab Information Center, on the corner of Main and Center streets.

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

Roller Derby skating, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

Frank and Jeff play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

Pool tournament, 8 p.m. at Frankie D’s, 44 W. 200 North.

JULY 26

Sand and Sunnie Sheff will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 27

Storytime is at 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Eric Jones will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 28

Pool Tournament, 1 p.m. At Frankie D’s, 44 W 200 North.

JULY 29

Messy Mondays at the MARC. Preschool children, between the ages of two and four, can explore art with their parents on Messy Mondays until Aug. 5 at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center, 111 W. 100 North. $10 per month for MARC members, or $5 per class.

JULY 30

Dave Steward Trio will play live music at Buck’s Grill House, 1393 N. Hwy 191.

JULY 31

Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Grand County Public Library, 257 E. Center St.

Summer Kids Fest: $2 movie. “The Croods” playing at 3 p.m., Slickrock Cinemas 3, 580 Kane Creek Blvd.

Pickleball, noon to 3:30 p.m., Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

AUGUST 1

Join archaeologist and historian, Sheri Murray-Ellis, as she discusses the fall out of President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066. This order provided for the forcible relocation of anyone of Japanese ancestry from specific areas of the country to inland internment camps. Included in this discussion will be the Moab Isolation Center. This Isolation camp was opened at the abandoned Civilian Conservation Corps camp at Dalton Wells. 6 p.m. At the Moab Information Center, on the corner of Main and Center streets.

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

Roller Derby skating, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Center Street Gym, 203 E. Center St.

Pool tournament, 8 p.m. at Frankie D’s, 44 W. 200 North.

AUGUST 5

Messy Mondays at the MARC. Preschool children, between the ages of two and four, can explore art with their parents on Messy Mondays until Aug. 5 at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center, 111 W. 100 North. $10 per month for MARC members, or $5 per class.

AUGUST 7

Weed and Feed at Youth Garden Project, 530 S. 400 East. Weed the garden at 6 p.m. And get a great meal afterward.

AUGUST 8

Climates Through Time: What The Geologic Past Of The Canyonlands and Beyond Can Teach Us About Our Future ~ As atmospheric carbon dioxide nears 400 ppm, climate scientists have raised dire warnings about the onset and consequences of climate shifts unprecedented in human history. This talk will examine evidence for the mechanisms of past climate shifts, and discuss the implications of this 700-million-year-long record for the climates – and living systems– of the present and future at 6 p.m. At the Moab Information Center, on the corner of Main and Center streets.

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

AUGUST 10

Nature Photography Boot Camp – Join local pro photographer Bret Edge on a fun and intensive one day photography workshop designed to give novices the tools needed to make dramatic landscape images. For more info visit bretedge.com or call 602-571-4170.

AUGUST 15

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

AUGUST 21

Weed and Feed at Youth Garden Project, 530 S. 400 East. Weed the garden at 6 p.m. And get a great meal afterward.

AUGUST 22

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

AUGUST 23-24

Moab Bull Challenge – A two-day event of pro-level bull riding, this is the Lane Frost Challenge Tour Finals of 2013. See top money earners of the tour competing for a championship buckle, chaps, saddle & money. For the kids a money chase, mutton bustin’ and sheep roping has been added to the event. Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Hwy 191. Gate opens at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. For more info visit lanefrostchallenge.com or call 435-454-3549.

AUGUST 25

Fee Free National Park Days – NPS Birthday – The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges National Monuments) is joining all national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2013 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year. For more info visit nps.gov/arch/parknews/news121112.htm or call 435-259-8825.

AUGUST 29

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

SEPTEMBER 5

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

SEPTEMBER 12

Sept 12: – Laura Martin ~ Living on the Margins: Expressions of the Northern San Juan Ancestral Pueblo People in Canyonlands National Park. ~ The Needles District of Canyonlands is known for its’ red rock spires, twisting canyons, and somewhat elusive water. It is also known for its’ spectacular rock art and plentiful masonry granaries. During the late 10th and 11th centuries, this region played host to a population of Northern San Juan Ancestral Pueblo farmers who found success in growing corn along the broad arable terraces and abandoned meanders of Salt Creek. Join Park archaeologist Laura Martin for a presentation of findings from recent archaeological studies conducted in Salt Creek that examine land use and the complex cultural expressions that include both Fremont and Mesa Verde traditions.6 p.m. At the Moab Information Center, on the corner of Main and Center streets.

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

SEPTEMBER 19

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

SEPTEMBER 26

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

OCTOBER 3

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

OCTOBER 10

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.

OCTOBER 17

Moab Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park, 100 West and 400 North. The weekly market held Thursday evenings features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment.