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Nov. 6, 2017

Time is of the Essence on Grand Junction Real Estate

Seeing is believing on Grand Junction real estate or is it? At Epic Escape Game, Grand Junction’s most exciting recreational escape room minds are thrust into chaos. The fun starts off with choosing a scenario. Themes intrigue players presenting them with creative dilemmas. When the challenge begins the clock starts ticking. Groups must find their way to safety before time runs out. Clues float about the scenery and are sometimes obvious and other times not. When the going gets tough teams must work together to save themselves or fail.

Inquiring Minds Living in Grand Junction Challenge Themselves

Sixty minutes marks the time. Clever minds living in Grand Junction are pumped and ready to Think, Solve and Escape. In the Watchman’s Chambers something sinister is happening. Jealous of Father Time, the Watchman snuck off with the magical hourglass. The fate of the world is at stake if the hourglass is not returned quickly. Players are plunged into shadowy darkness in the Abandoned Mine. Unsavory characters have embraced a darker side. Investigators looking for answers find themselves trapped. Their captors seek to destroy and are on their way with evil intent. Will the path out be discovered before disaster strikes? Families enjoy the Missing Manuscript, an easier game and perfect for youngsters or beginners. As the title indicates a manuscript is missing and with the best selling author unexpectedly deceased it’s relocation is in the hands of others. The frantic publisher is on a time crunch as the world eagerly awaits the new novel.

For those already feeling daunted, at least the building is easy to find on Grand Junction real estate at 605 Grand Avenue.  Raise the bar on date nights and family nights or for bridal showers, bachelor parties and family reunions. Success ratios and levels of difficulty are revealed online. Games are designed for players 15 and older but energetic kids over 12 can give it a try with parent participation. Challenge awaits for those who dare to play the game. Are you in?


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Nov. 6, 2017

Grand Junction Property is Golden

Grand Junction property owners in their golden years are eagerly embraced at the Grand Junction Senior Recreation Center. Here oldies but goodies call the shots. A plethora of events mark the calendar with just about something for everyone. Some say that keeping fit is the key to living a full life and exercise class is offered for good health. Participants work out at their own pace.  Couples wanting to kick it up a notch and stretch their tail feathers strut their stuff dancing around the joint.

Laughter sounds off during bouts of friendly competition on this Grand Junction property. Cards are shuffled and tiles ruffled in anticipation. Strategies challenge the mind, and weekly games of Canasta, Bridge and Pinochle get a bit rowdy. When the ladies get together during BINGO there’s plenty of stories going around about grandchildren while the numbers are marked. Triumphant calls of BINGO interrupt their tales and then the bragging continues. Gentlemen shooting pool also boast about the offspring but more subtly and mixed in between comments on the big game. Bookworms will find a quieter spot to relax with the latest literary find in the library.

Grand Junction Real Estate Residents Meet Friends for Lunch

Lunchtime chatter flows freely four days a week at noon when homemade hot meals are served up. This wonderful time of gathering facilitates friendship and interaction in the Grand Junction real estate senior community. Reservations are required a day in advance and can be made by calling 970.243.9844. Dedicated to helping those who need it the Grand Junction Senior Recreation Center also offers computer classes to the technically challenged. Seniors can indulge in the last laugh as they surprise millennials with their newfound knowledge into social media and smart phone technology. Annual memberships to the facility costs only $15 and are available to individuals over 50. A whirlwind of fun keeps folks as busy as youngsters. Cherish the moments and enjoy retirement age to the fullest with the best of friends.


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Nov. 2, 2017

Learn All About Exotic Beasts Calling Grand Junction Home

Youngsters living in Grand Junction homes go wild at the Children’s Nature Center. Here exotic animals thrive in authentic habitats. The creeping and crawling are well represented with an impressive collection of amphibians and reptiles. Fish swim about and snakes slither by. Colorful birds chatter and chirp drawing attention to themselves as the preen and shake their feathers.

On hand expert biologists impart knowledge of the animals making this their Grand Junction home. Tours teach about the creatures seen. Learning is fun and interactive. Little fingers examine different textures from bumpy to slimy in touch pools. These little scientists may even find the opportunity to pet or hold several animal ambassadors. Observation is encouraged and questions raised such as who is faster the tortoise or the turtle. When a sea urchin sticks to the aquarium glass visitors look closely to see if they can distinguish between its teeth and its feet. The Brittle Star earns curious second glances as his appearance is somewhat between a sea star and an octopus. Those looking for familiar barn animals find aquatic counterparts in the sea horses and cow fish. Giggles turn to laughs when watching the spitting fish or Archer fish as they are officially named.

Science Rules On Grand Junction Real Estate

Rotating exhibits are ever changing and interest many. In a popular display guests take a gander at a reproduced fossil collection showcasing the skull of a mastodon that was discovered in Snowmass, Colorado. Learn more about the actual archaeological finds inspiring the exhibit here.

Educating the local community is key. Specific programs offered are designed for specific grade levels. Field trips rock the house with cheers at the beginning and moans and groans when it’s time to pile back in the bus. From darting frogs to spitting fish, pythons to parrots boredom stays well away from this piece of Grand Junction real estate. Located in the Mesa Mall, The Children’s Nature Center is a great compromise for complaining kids during shopping. Reward them with an educational break. They won’t realize they are learning and you might pick up some information too. Doors are open seven days a week. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 12 to 4 p.m.


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July 31, 2017

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