Author events continue at downtown store

A series of events featuring local authors continues in July at Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction.

The Off The Shelf events are set for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the store, located at 439 Main St.

The July 10 event will feature Judy Harrington, author of “The Gift,” and Jan Weeks, author of “Season of Evil, “Season of Dreams” and “The Secret of Spring Hollow.”

The July 17 event will feature Edith Johnson, author of “Discovering the Intensity of Brilliance: A Mandala Journey,” and Jim Hale, author of “An Alaskan Life of High Adventure.”

The July 24 event will feature L. Luis Lopez, a poet and author of “Andromeda to Vulpecula, 88 Constellation Poems,” “Musings of a Barrio Sack Boy” and “A Painting of Sand.” The event also will feature Sally Crum, an archeologist and author of “Race to the Moonrise,” “Race to the River” and “People of the Red Earth.”

For more information, call 242-5181 or visit the website located at