Happy Monday friends! It’s finally fall and the weather is starting to show it. This week there are a few fun things happening around town, and today’s Week at a Glance goes over them. 

The Joker at the Yuma Theater

If you are a fan of scary movies or you’ve simply followed the Batman franchise, you are going to want to check out this movie. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5.00 for children (0-11), $7.00 for adults (12-64), and $6.00 for seniors (65+).

Yuma School District-1 HS Tour – October 9th

The Yuma School District-1 has been working tirelessly to educate the community on the conditions of their facilities. In the upcoming weeks, voting for the $16 million bond will occur. If you have questions, are interested in how the funds will benefit the school, or would like to see for yourself the conditions of the school, the tours are the best way to do so. This Wednesday there will be a tour 

Yuma District Hospital Blood Draws – October 9th

Blood draws will be taking place at the Yuma District Hospital from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. These blood panels are a great opportunity to take advantage of if you’d like to get them done prior to the health fair on October 12th. If you have them done prior to the fair, you can pick up your results at the health fair. The following panels will be available.

Chem Panel: $25.00

HGB A1C Panel: $30.00

PSA Panel: $25.00

Yuma District Hospital Lunch N’ Learn – October 9th

On October 9th, the Yuma District Hospital is going to be hosting a Lunch N’ Learn that will talk about an incredibly serious topic: Human Trafficking. The training will go on from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and cover everything needed for us to recognize, prevent, and assist these scenarios. 

Learn more about the event here. 

Dental Screenings at RCRC – October 10th

On October 10th, the Rural Communities Resource Center will be hosting dental screenings. These screenings are for children of 18 years of age and younger that do not currently have dental care or have not seen a dentist in the last 6 months. Screenings will take place at the RCRC office (204 South Main St.). Schedule your appointment today by calling 970-848-3867.

Yuma District Hospital Health Fair – October 12th

The Yuma District Hospital will be hosting a health fair at the First Southern Baptist Church from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Walk around and learn about various health topics. 

Cream Can Supper – October 13th

The Yuma Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Cream Can Supper on October 13th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. There will also be a silent auction with various crafts and items donated to the church. The supper has been organized to help support the church in their efforts to protect their stained glass windows. If you haven’t heard of a Cream Can Supper before, you are absolutely going to want to check it out. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the parish office or by calling 970-848-5583.

Tumbleweed Brewery

There are always so many fun things happening at Tumbleweed Brewery. Here is there window into the week. 

Wednesday —  Happy Hour ($3 Beer, $4 Wine, from 4 to 6)

Thursday —  Live music by Tumbleweed Two

Friday —  5th Quarter

Saturday —  Prime Rib Night with Live Music by Bob Anderson

Audrey Lechuga: Retrospective Exhibition – October 19th through December 1

The Orphanage and Lu’s Gallery are co-hosting an exhibition at the Orphanage. The show will run from October 19th through December 1st. An opening reception will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on October 19th to coincide with the Yuma Art Guild Show at the Presbyterian Church. 

Anyone who has an original piece of Lechuga art, and is willing to lend it to the Orphanage for the duration of the show, should call Richard Bernie at 970-630-3360.

Yuma High School Sports

Coed Cross Country

  • October 11th (Friday) @ 2:00 p.m. at Stargate High School
  • October 12th (Saturday) @ 9:00 a.m. at Wiggins High School

JV Football

  • October 7th (Monday) @ 4:30 p.m. vs. Chase County —  Yuma High School

Varsity Football

  • October 11th (Friday) at 7:00 p.m. vs. Limon —  Yuma High School
    • PINK OUT

Softball 

  • October 9th (Wednesday) vs. Limon —  Yuma High School
    • Game 1 at 4:00 p.m.
    • Game 2 at 6:00 p.m.
    • PARENT’S NIGHT
  • October 12th (Saturday) vs. Severance —  Severance High School
    • Game 1 at 11:00 a.m.
    • Game 2 at 1:00 p.m.

Sophomore Volleyball 

  • October 8th (Tuesday) @ 4:30 p.m. vs. Merino High School —  Yuma High School
      • PARENT’S NIGHT

JV Volleyball 

  • October 8th (Tuesday) @ 5:30 p.m. vs. Merino High School —  Yuma High School
      • PARENTS NIGHT

Varsity Volleyball

  • October 8th (Tuesday) @ 6:30 p.m. vs. Merino High School —  Yuma High School
    • PARENTS NIGHT
  • October 11th (Friday) at 5:30 p.m. vs. Fleming —  Fleming High School

 

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