Datebook for June 25, 2004


1 p.m. The Memorial Hospital Tee it Up for Healthy Futures Golf Tournament begins at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

4:30 p.m. Girls Slowpitch Softball Tournament at Loudy-Simpson Park. Call 826-2400.

6:30 p.m. Girls Slowpitch Softball Tournament Championship game at Loudy-Simpson Park. Call 826-2400.

7 p.m. A pinning ceremony for the 2004 Colorado Northwestern Community College inaugural class of practical nursing students will be held at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. A reception will follow.

Saturday, June 26
9 a.m. The Western Colorado Congress is hosting a workshop at the Hayden Public Library to help landowners learn information for negotiating surface-use agreements. Call (970) 879-6252 to RSVP and for information.

1 p.m. Craig Share distribution day is at St. Michael's Church, 678 School St., until 2 p.m. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7916.

2 p.m. The Western Colorado Congress is hosting a workshop at the new exhibit hall at the Rio Blanco Fairgrounds in Meeker to help landowners learn information for negotiating surface-use agreements. Call (970) 879-6252 to RSVP and for more information.

Monday, June 28
7:30 a.m. The Yampa Valley Junior Golf Association is sponsoring a Junior Play Day. Cost is $5 a player. For more information and to register call the Pro Shop at 824-3673.

Tuesday, June 29
7 a.m. Yampa Avenue will be closed between Fifth and Sixth streets to host welcoming and pit-stop activities for vehicles in the Great Race.

7:30 a.m. A free pancake breakfast will be served for the community at Alice Pleasant Park located between Fifth and Sixth streets on Yampa Avenue. Entertainment to be provided by local vocal artist Jori Hollenbeck.

8 a.m. Bike-to-Work Day will be held for downtown Craig. Residents are encouraged to find a way to get to work without a car.

8:20 a.m. Welcoming begins for the first vintage cars participating in the Great Race. They are expected to arrive starting at 8:20 a.m. and continuing through 10:30 a.m.

Adult co-ed, recreational level soccer at Woodbury Park takes place every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Please bring shin guards and your own water. For more information call Bill Sawer at 824-0116.

Craig Trap Club Youth Shoot, open to ages 8 through 18, is scheduled at the Gun Clubhouse on West U.S. Highway 40 every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 824-6544; ask for Dick.

Children's Story Hour is held each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Craig Assembly of God Church, 1150 E. Ninth. Go east on Ninth off Colorado to get there. The church is on the south side of the road. Fee of $1 covers the cost of supplies each week. There will be a story read and crafts or a game.

Children's Story Hour is held each Thursday morning at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Moffat County Library, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116.

Moffat County Library's Summer Reading Club for children ages 8 and older runs through July 29. The Summer Reading Club meets from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Participants will choose a book by authors R. Dahl, Gary Paulsen or Lynne Banks. For more information, call the library at 824-5116.

Horizons Specialized Services seeks volunteers to work with one or more clients on activities such as exercise, riding a bike or planning or a party. For more information, call Sylvia at 824-7804.

The Cancer Support Group meets every third Thursday of the month from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Visiting Nurse Association conference room.

Life -- a weight loss group meets Monday nights at Sunset Meadows I. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. Call Joan at 824-6611 or Ken Fleming at 824-6806.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every day of the week at 50 S. Ranney St. For information, call 824-7320. The schedule: Sunday, 1 p.m., open meeting; Monday, noon, AlAnon; Monday, 8 p.m., men's meeting; Tuesday, 8 p.m., closed meeting; Wednesday, noon, women's meeting; Wednesday, 8 p.m., Big Book Study; Thursday, 8 p.m., AlAnon; Friday, 8 p.m., open meeting; Saturday, 8 p.m., open meeting.
Swimnastics classes are scheduled at noon and 6 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Craig City Pool. Punch passes are available, 20 sessions for $40 or 30 sessions for $60. The drop-in fee is $3 per session. Stop in or call 826-2017 or 826-2029.

Give the gift of a lifetime to a child in Moffat County. Become a Senior Partner (mentor) for Moffat County Partners. For more information, call 826-4261 or e-mail

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 7 p.m. Sundays at 11 W. Victory Way. Call 824-5335 or 826-0643.

Volunteers are needed to work in various programs in the office of the Visiting Nurse Association in Craig. Interested parties may call Carol at 824-8233 for more information.

The meetings for the committee for the Dinosaur Community Charter School are each Friday at the Dinosaur Town Hall at 6 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

HEARTBEAT, a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, meets the third Wednesday of each month at Serendipity Coffee Shop at 7 p.m. For further information, call Barb Seed or Tracey Lathrop at 824-6541.

Mothers of Preschoolers meets from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Calvary Baptist Church. Call Lauren at 824-0101 for more information.

Al-Anon, a support group for friends and relatives of alcoholics meets at noon on Mondays and 8 p.m. Thursdays at 50 Ranney St. Call 824-7320 for more information.

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