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Upcoming Events in Our Area
9am - 2pm
May 8 - Author John Erickson Presentation

John R. Erickson , author of Hank the Cowdog will entertain Fort Davis and Valentine students on May 8 at Dirks-Anderson School
in Fort Davis.  Mr. Erickson will sing and read aloud from the books for a one hour program.

The performance for the public  will be held at the Kelly Pavilion that evening, time to be announced.
Library volunteer worker training to be held in coming weeks

The Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library is actively recruiting volunteers to help work in the library doing various tasks, including working the front desk, assisting tourists, and performing other tasks as
needed.  Volunteers must complete a training session and one will be held soon. If you are interested, please let the library staff know or email fjdclibrary@gmail.com
March 19 - 30  - Artist Wayne Baize display at the Jeff Davis County Library

Local artist Wayne Baize to exhibit at library March 19-30.  The beautiful art of Wayne Baize, featuring local landscapes with cattle, horses, and cowboys will be on display at the Jeff Davis County Library March 19 through 30.
An artist's reception will be held at 6 pm on Thursday, March 21. This free program will offer an opportunity to meet Wayne Baize and talk about his art. Light refreshments will be served.
The exhibit will be available for viewing during normal library hours, 10 am to 6 pm weekdays and 10 am to 2 pm Saturdays during its run.
March 30 - Saturday Morning Birding Hike

The early bird catches the worm! Join us for a guided birding hike on Saturday, March 30th led by birder Cecilia Riley. We'll begin at 8:30 a.m. from the Powell Visitor Center and hike
into Modesta Canyon where you're likely to see some interesting species, some of which might be migrating through the area.

Admission: $8 for Non-Members; free for CDRI Members.  The hike is limited to 12 participants.
Please contact us for reservations at 432-364-2499 or email: events@cdri.org.  Offer may not be combined with any other promotion or discount.
April 4 - Roger Conant Guest Lecturer Program - James Cornett, Naturalist & Author

"Roadrunners: Almost Human"
Thursday, April 4, 2019  7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
The Crowley Theater, Marfa, TX
Free admission    Reception to follow - beer, wine, appetizers
April 11   -  33rd Trappings of Texas

April 11 @ 8:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of the Big Bend, 400 North Harrison, Alpine, TX 79832
Bringing the best of contemporary Western art and custom cowboy gear together under one roof in the ranching country of Big Bend. Opening Weekend: April 11-13, 2019