Datebook for Jan. 28

Today
9 a.m. The western area Winter Games for Special Olympics will be in Glenwood Springs today and Saturday. The Olympians will be competing in alpine skiing and snowboarding Friday and attend a victory dinner/dance at Glenwood Middle School. On Saturday, the athletes will show off their skills in cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Call Julie Fite at 945-0395.

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

The Hayden Recreation Board is sponsoring Western riding lessons for children today and Feb. 25 at the indoor arena at the Routt County Fairgrounds. The cost is $20 a child. Multiple child discounts are available. Emphasis will be on safety and proper riding technique. To register and reserve ride time, call Karen Montieth at 276-3088.

4 p.m. The Boys and Girls Club will host a Club Buck Auction in the gym at the club until 5 p.m. Members who earned Club Bucks can bid on toys, games and other items. Parents are invited to join.

6:30 p.m. Bingo every Friday night at the Elks Club, BPOE 1577, 43 W. Victory Way. Children are welcome if accompanied by parents. Call Frank Sadvar at 824-3557.

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

8 p.m. Open meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) at 50 S. Ranney St.
Saturday, Jan. 29
9 a.m. Tryouts for the annual Local Talent Concert of the Community Concert Association will be until 3 p.m. at the Moffat County High School auditorium. The concert will be March 6 at the high school auditorium. Call Jim Simpson at 824-4138.

9 a.m. The Ninth annual Ground Hog Indoor Soccer tournament will be at Craig Middle School until 4 p.m. There are four divisions: men and women for those 14 and older, and boys and girls for youths younger than 14. The fee is $25 a team. (Youths younger than 10 are free.) The practice schedule for February is Wednesday and Sunday evenings at the Boys and Girls Club. Youths younger than 14 will practice from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Practice for adults is 8:30 to 10 p.m. Call Bill Sawer at 824-0116.

10 a.m. Hands-On Quilters will meet at the Craig Fire Station. Call Cheryl Bush at 824-2567.

Noon Narcotics Anonymous is holding meetings at 11 W. Victory Way, No. 203 (upstairs). The schedule Tuesdays at 6 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at noon and Sundays at 7 p.m. Call 824-5335 or 629-1794.

6 p.m. The annual Rotary Diamonds & Spurs Dinner will be at the Moffat County Pavilion. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m.; dinner is at 7 p.m., followed by dancing. For ticket information, call Marilyn at 824-1119.

8 p.m. Open meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) at 50 S. Ranney St.
Sunday, Jan. 30
9 a.m. There will be a pulpit exchange between The First Congregational Church and St. Mark's Episcopal/ Lutheran Church of Grace. St. Mark's service begins at 9 a.m. First Congregational's service begins at 10 a.m.

1 p.m. Craig Group 1 of Alcoholics Anonymous holds an open AA meeting at 50 S. Ranney St. For more information, call 824-7320.

1:30 p.m. Bingo will be at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way. Call 824-7145.

2 p.m. Tugs and Traces, the horse and cart driving club, will have its first meeting of this year at 735 Legion St. Everyone is welcome to join. Owning a horse or cart is not necessary. The group will discuss and plans goals and objectives for 2005. Call Glenda Bellio at 824-8621 or Pat Culver at 276-3295.

5 p.m. Local 1799 of the United Mine Workers of America will meet at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. Call Fran Lux at 824-4134.

5 p.m. Awana for children ages 3 through grade 12 will meet at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. Call Pastor Rod Compton at 824-5222.

6 p.m. Awana for seventh and eighth grades will meet at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.
Monday, Jan. 31
5:30 p.m. LIFE, a weight-loss group, meets at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. Call Joan at 824-6611 or Ken at 824-6806.
Wednesday, Feb. 2
5 p.m. SHARE Craig registration is until 7 p.m. at St. Michael's Church, 678 School St. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7939.
Thursday, Feb 3
10 a.m. Children's story hour will be at the Moffat County Library, 570 Green St. Another story hour will be at 11 a.m. Call 824-5116.

6:30 p.m. The C.O.M.A chair/umbrella meeting will be held at the School Administration Building. The public is welcome.

6:30 p.m. A meeting for fifth-grade girls AAU basketball will be held at the Craig Intermediate School cafeteria. Call 824-4229.
Friday, Feb. 4.
5 p.m. Tickets for the annual Kiwanis play go on sale at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way. Doors open at 5 p.m. and sales begin at 6 p.m. Call Steve Deyo at 824-9441.

6:30 p.m. Bingo every Friday night at the Elks Club, BPOE 1577, 43 W Victory Way. Children are welcome if accompanied by parents. Call Frank Sadvar at 824-3557.

7:30 p.m. The Knights of Columbus of St. Michael will host a Mardi Gras celebration Feb. 4 at St. Michael Church, 678 School St. Cocktails begin at 7:30 p.m., and dinner at 8:p.m. The music and dancing is from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There will be door prizes and awards for the best costumes. Tickets can be purchased from a Knights of Columbus member or at St. Michael's Church. For more information, call 824-5330.

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