Datebook for Oct. 23

Today

The Hayden Recreation Department is sponsoring a special English riding lesson package for today and next Saturday at the Routt County Fairgrounds indoor arena in Hayden. The cost is $50 for the two-day package. For times and information, call instructor Becky Thayer at 824-0311.

9:30 a.m. A Reiki Level II Class will be held at Craig Metaphysical in the Country Mall at Fourth and Ranney streets. Participants must register in advance. Advance-use Reiki for yourself and others. Call Dee at 824-2673.

10 a.m. Community Coat Drive distribution will be at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave., Craig, until noon today and next Saturday. Anyone who needs a coat may come. One coat per person per year. Parents may pick up coats for children. Call 824-5222 for more information.

Noon Narcotics Anonymous meets at 11 W. Victory Way, No. 203 (upstairs). Call 824-5335 or 629-1794.

1 p.m. SHARE Colorado, a nonprofit organization, is a monthly food distributor that offers grocery packages at half the retail price to everyone. To participate in distribution for SHARE, visit Craig SHARE, 678 School St., until 2 p.m. For more information on the SHARE program call 824-7939, 1-800-933-7247 or visit www.sharecolorado.com.

1 p.m. The Moffat County Ice Arena opens for the 2004-05 skating season. Additional sessions are at 2:45 and 4:30 p.m. The cost per session is $2.50. Call 824-3011 after 1 p.m. for more information.

6:30 p.m. A domestic violence vigil will be held on the Moffat County Courthouse steps to honor victims. Attendees are encouraged to wear purple, a color that signifies support of the vicitims. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month.

7 p.m. The Boys and Girls Club's "Roaring Twenties Costume Cabaret" fund-raiser will take place at the Holiday Inn of Craig. Tickets are $50 and are available from Boys and Girls Club Special Events Committee members, Chapman's Automotive, Craig Chamber of Commerce, Jackson's Office Supply and Images Beauty Salon. Call 826-0411 for more information.

7 p.m. Two rock bands and local musicians will perform at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion until midnight. Acts include Five Face Down from Grand Junction, A Is For Us and RAOK (Random Acts of Kindness). The suggested donation is $5, but admission is free and open to all ages.

8 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous has an open meeting at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 824-7320 for more information.

Sunday, Oct. 24

1 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous has an open meeting at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 824-7320 for more information.

1:30 p.m. Bingo will be held at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way. For more information, call 824-7145.

7 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meets at 11 W. Victory Way, No. 203 (upstairs). Call 824-5335 or 629-1794.

Monday, Oct 25

8 a.m. Community Coat Drive distribution will be at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. in Craig, until noon through Nov. 5. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to noon. Anyone who needs a coat may come. One coat per person per year. Parents may pick up coats for children. Call 824-5222 for more information.

10 a.m. "How to Eat on $5 a Day," a free class offered by the CSU Cooperative Extension Office in Craig, will meet at the CSU Extension Office, 539 Barclay St., until 11:45 a.m. The class includes six $5 shopping sprees per person at City Market to practice the skills taught in class. For more information, call 826-3402.

2 p.m. AARP meets at Sunset Meadows I in Craig. Candidates for county commission will be present. For more information, call Trudy Sullivan at 824-4917.

5:30 p.m. LIFE, a weight-loss group, meets Monday nights at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford, in Craig. 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.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

The Craig Intermediate School Science Department is having an Earth Treasure Fair this week during school hours, 201 E. Ninth St. Jewelry, key chains, desk sets and other items made from rocks, minerals and fossils will be available for purchase. The money raised will pay for a science presentation for the students. For more information, call 824-3287.

9 a.m. The Harley-Davidson Traveling Museum, an 18-wheel semitrailer filled with classic motorcycles and memorabilia, will be at Beers Harley-Davidson until 6 p.m. in Vernal, 2029 W. Highway 40. Admission is free, and donations are welcome. Call Randy at (435) 789-5196 for more information.

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