Datebook for April 27

Today
11:45 a.m. Moffat County on the Move meets at the CSU Cooperative Extension Office, 539 Barclay St., until 1 p.m. Call 824-9108.

Noon Craig Mental Health offers group therapy for women recovering from substance abuse from noon 2 p.m. Fridays. Child care is provided. Call 824-6541.

3 p.m. Quest Bible-based activities for children in grades kindergarten through fourth meets until 4:45 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 630 Green St., through April 30. Stories, activities and snacks will be provided. Call 824-3039.

6 p.m. Line-dancing classes will be taught at Craig Middle School until 7:30 p.m. Call Judy at 824-5902.

6:30 p.m. Awana for children ages 3 through sixth grade meets Wednesdays at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

7 p.m. HEARTBEAT, a support group for those who have lost loved ones to suicide, meets at Serendipity, 576 Yampa Ave. Call Barb Seed or Tracey Lathrop at 824-6541.

7 p.m. Bingo is held at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way, and is open to the public. Call 824-7145.

Thursday, April 28
10 a.m. Children's story-hour is held at 10 and 11 a.m. each Thursday at the Moffat County Library, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116.

8 p.m. Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends of loved ones afflicted with alcohol abuse, meets until 9 p.m. at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 824-7320.

Friday, April 29
Noon VFW Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a sandwich and salad lunch upstairs until 2 p.m. at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way. Tickets are $5. Call Dora at 824-2257.

6:30 p.m. Bingo is hosted every Friday at the Elks Club, 43 W. Victory Way. Children are welcome if accompanied by parents. Call Frank Sadvar at 824-3557.

Sunday, April 30
10 a.m. Hands-on Quilters meets until noon at the Craig fire station. Call Cheryl at 824-2567.

11 a.m. There will be Mother's Day/May Day fashion show hosted by Under the Aspen Tree at Beef & Peppers banquet room in the Centennial Mall in Craig. Admission is canned goods, which will be donated to the Interfaith Food Bank.

1:30 p.m. Bingo is held at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way, and is open to the public. Call 824-7145.

Monday, May 2
Noon Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends of loved ones afflicted with alcohol abuse, meet until 1 p.m. at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 824-7320.

Tuesday, May 3
Noon The Moffat County Healthy People 2010 initiative invites people interested in preparing healthy meals at home to participate in the Healthy Lunch program until 1 p.m. at the CSU Extension Office, 539 Barclay St. Participants will help prepare eight quick and nutritious recipes, receive a recipe booklet and learn more about nutritious eating. Register by calling 824-9180 by Monday. The cost is $2 a person.

Wednesday, May 4
8:30 a.m. Mothers of Preschoolers meets until 11a.m. at Calvary Baptist, 1050 Yampa Ave. The cost is $6, which includes breakfast, crafts and speakers. Children are welcome. Call 824-0101.

5 p.m. Registration for SHARE, a discount food networking program, is at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 678 School St. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7916.

6 p.m. The Communities Overcoming Methamphetamine Abuse fund-raising committee will meet at the School Administration Building. The public is invited to attend and participate.

6:30 p.m. Awana for children 3 through sixth grade on Wednesdays at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

Thursday, May 5
10 a.m. Children's story hour is held at 10 and 11 a.m. each Thursday at the Moffat County Library, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116.

6 p.m. High Plains Mustang Club will meet at Beef & Peppers. Call Dona at 824-0105.

6:30 p.m. Northwest Colorado Energy Producers are hosting a dinner meeting in Steamboat at the Yacht Club, 811 Yampa Ave. Tickets are $29. The guest speaker is T. Wright Dickinson.

8 p.m. Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends of loved ones afflicted with alcohol abuse, meets until 9 p.m. at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 824-7320.

Friday, May 6
9:30 a.m. The community playgroup for children 5 and younger and their parents meets until 10:30 a.m. at the Early Education Center in the Moff-at County School Administration Build-ing, 775 Yampa Ave.

10 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association offers immunizations every Monday and Friday. New clients should bring in their records 24 to 48 hours before their appointments. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by their parents. Medicaid recipients should bring their cards. Call VNA at 824-8233.

6:30 p.m. Bingo is hosted every Friday night at the Elks Club, 43 W Victory Way. Children are welcome if accompanied by parents. For more information contact Frank Sadvar at 824-3557.

Saturday, May 7
Noon St. Michael's Catholic Church is hosting their annual Mother's Day luncheon, which will include a fashion show. Everyone is asked to bring a favorite salad and come celebrate motherhood. Call Mary Buchanan at 824-5912.

5 p.m. The VFW Ladies Auxiliary hosts a family-style free dinner for senior citizens at VFW, 419 E. Victory Way the first Saturday of the month. Proceeds from VFW bingo helps sponsor the event. Call 824-7145.

Monday, May 9
10 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering immunizations every Monday and Friday. New clients should bring in their records 24 to 48 hours before their appointment dates. Children under 18 must be accompanied by their parents or present a signed permission slip from a parent. Medicaid recipients should bring their card. Call VNA at 824-8233.

Tuesday, May 10
Noon Friends of the Library group meets for a brown bag lunch at the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116.

Wednesday, May 18
11:30 Craig/Moffat County Economic Development Partnership's annual meeting is at the Holiday Inn. Board elections will take place.

Saturday, May 21
1 p.m. Share distribution is at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 678 School St. until 2 p.m. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7916


Ongoing

7 p.m. Moffat County Search and Rescue will meet at the Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St. on the second Monday of every month. Call 826-4513.

Craig Group 1 of Alcoholics Anonymous is holding meetings at 50 S. Ranney St. The schedule: Sundays, 1 p.m., open AA meeting; Mondays, noon, Alanon; Mondays, 7 p.m., open AA men's meeting; Tuesdays, 8 p.m., closed AA meeting; Wednesdays, noon, open women's AA meeting; Wednesdays, 8 p.m., open meeting Big Book Study/Step Study; Thursdays, 8 p.m., AA open meeting; Fridays, 8 p.m., AA open meeting; Saturdays, 8 p.m., AA open meeting. The last Saturday of the month is an AA birthday meeting. Call 824-7320.

Narcotics Anonymous is holding meetings at 11 W. Victory Way, #203 (upstairs). The schedule is: Tuesdays, 6 p.m.; Fridays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, noon; and Sundays, 7 p.m. Call 824-5335 or 629-1794.

The Neighborhood Watch, a subcommittee of COMA, meets every second and forth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at The Memorial Hospital.

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

Noon Friends of the Library group meets for a brown bag lunch the second Tuesday of the month at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116.

The community playgroup for infants to 5-year-olds and their parents meets every Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Early Education Center in the Moffat County School Administration Building, 775 Yampa Ave.

The Cancer Support Group meets from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. every third Thursday of the month in the Visiting Nurse Association conference room, 745 Russell St. Call 824-7641.

LIFE -- a weight loss group -- meets Monday nights at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St., in Craig. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. Call Joan at 824-6611.

HEARTBEAT, a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, meets at Serendipity, 576 Yampa Ave., the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Call Barb Seed or Tracey Lathrop at 824-6541.

Compassionate Friends meets from 4 to 5 p.m. the second Thursday of every month at the First Congregational Church, Sixth and Green streets, in the library room. The mission of the Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive. Call Audrey Danner at 824-6636.

The American Legion Post 62 and Auxiliary meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at the First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way at 7 p.m. Please bring your food bank donations. Call 824-3085 after 5 p.m.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at Calvary Baptist, 1050 Yampa Ave., from 8:30 a.m. until 11a.m. The cost is $6, which includes breakfast, crafts and speakers. Children are welcome. Call 824-0101.

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) meets the fourth Monday of the month at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St., at 2 p.m. Call Beverly Chapman 824-5123.

Yampa Valley Sewing Guild meets at the Boys and Girls Club, 1324 U.S. Highway 40, on the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. All seamstresses are invited. Call Pat 824-3324.

Knights of Columbus meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 678 School St. Call 824-5488 or 824-5330.

Moffat County on the Move meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at the CSU Cooperative Extension Office, 539 Barclay St., at ll:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. Call 824-9108.
Craig Mental Health offers group therapy for women recovering from substance abuse on Friday's from noon 2 p.m. There is no charge for this service and childcare is provided. Contact 824-6541.

The Craig Book Club meets the second Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. Location of the meeting is rotating among members. Call Patti at 826-0412.

Moffat County Child Care Providers Association (a nonprofit association) meets the third Thursday of each month at the First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way, at 6:30 p.m. An educational or informative program will follow. Call Paula Reed, president, at 824-6756.

The VFW Ladies Auxiliary hosts a family-style free dinner for senior citizens at VFW, 419 E. Victory Way the first Saturday of the month at 5 p.m. Proceeds from VFW bingo helps sponsor the event. Call 824-7145.

Brown's Hole Homemakers' Club meets every third Sunday at noon in the Lodore Hall, Browns Park. Lodore Hall is west on U.S. Highway 40, turn onto Colorado Highway 318 to Browns Park, drive 50 miles west to Lodore Hall. Meetings will resume in 2005 on Jan. 18. For more information call Dora Watson, Vice President, 824-2251 or Lodore Hall (970) 269-3000.

Awana meeting at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. for ages 3 through twelfth grade on Sundays at 5 p.m. For more information call Pastor Rod Compton at 824-5222.

Awana for seventh and eighth grades meeting at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. on Sundays at 6 p.m. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.


Quest Bible-based activities program for children grades kindergarten through fourth will meet at the First Congregational Church, 630 Green St., Craig, every Wednesday at 3 until 4:45 p.m. through April 30. Meetings will resume for 2005 on Jan. 5. Stories, activities and snack will be provided. Call 824-3039.


Awana for ages 3 through sixth grade on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

New member and parent orientation will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, 1324 U.S. Highway 40 in Craig every Tuesday at 6 p.m. New members, existing parents and interested community members are encouraged to attend. Meetings will resume for 2005 on Jan. 4. Call 826-0411.

Awana for ages 3 through sixth grade on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

Awana for ages 3 through sixth grade on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

Yampa Valley Antique Power Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in antique tractors is welcome. Call Dean at 824-3588 for location.

Third Thursday of every month
The Cancer Support Group meets from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Visiting Nurse Association conference room, 745 Russell St. Call 824-7641.

MONDAY & FRIDAY 10 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering immunizations every Monday and Friday. New clients should bring in their records 24 to 48 hours before their appointment dates. Children under 18 must be accompanied by their parents or present a signed permission slip from a parent. Medicaid recipients should bring their card. Call VNA at 824-8233.

Bingo is held every Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way and is open to the public. Call 824-7145.

Bingo is held every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. .at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way and is open to the public. Call 824-7145.

The Moffat County Humane Society meets at the Animal Shelter, 2430 E. Victory Way, at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month. Call 870-7500.

Habitat for Humanity meets the forth Monday of the month at the Lutheran Church of Grace. 657 Green St at 7 p.m. The public has a warm and standing invitation. Call 824-2210.

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