Datebook for May 9, 2005

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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 appointments. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or present a signed permission slip from a parent. Medicaid recipients should bring their card. Call VNA at 824-8233.

Noon Al-Anon, a fellowship of individuals whose lives are affected by alcohol abuse, meets until 1 p.m. at 50 S. Ranney St.

5 p.m. Craig Youth Hockey will be holding its monthly meeting at the Loudy-Simpson Ice Arena. Call Mike Boatright 824-2046.

5:30 p.m. 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.

5:30 p.m.raig Youth Hockey will hold its monthly meeting at the ice rink at Loudy Simpson Park. Call Mike Boatright 824-2046.

6 p.m. A driver education class is offered at Moffat County High School for students 15 years-old by Aug. 31. The class will meet in room 310. Call MCHS 824-7036 to register.

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

Tuesday, May 10
9 a.m. Moffat County Pest Management in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Inspection Service, and the Plant Protection and Quarantine will sponsor a free one-day workshop relating to rangeland grasshoppers and Morman crickets. The workshop will be held at Shadow Mountain Club House. Call 824-9180 or stop by 539 Barclay St. The course is approved for 5 pesticide re-certification credits.

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

7 p.m. The Craig Middle School Extravaganza Concert featuring both the choir and the band will be held in the CMS auditorium.

Wednesday, May 11
6 p.m. Line dancing class at the Craig Intermediate School until 7:30 p.m. Call Judy at 824-5902.
Thursday, May 12
9:30 a.m. The Craig Book Club meets at Serendipity coffee shop. The book "Prince of the Clouds," will be reviewed. Call Susie at 824-1956.

7 p.m. The Moffat County High School Extravaganza Concert, featuring both the choir and the band will perform in the high school auditorium.

7 p.m. The Neighborhood Watch, a subcommittee of COMA, meets at The Memorial Hospital in the cafeteria.

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 13
7 p.m. The Jeremiah People, a Christian music theater group, will perform at the Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave.

Saturday, May 14
10 a.m. The Moffat County Humane Society meets at the Golden Cavvy Restaurant. Anyone interested should attend. Call 870-7500 for more information.

Sunday, May 15
7 p.m. Craig Women's Bowling Association will hold its spring meeting at the Veterans of Foreign Wars 419 E. Victory Way. There will be discussion concerning the transition into the United States Bowling Congress. This meeting is for election of officers and director. For more information, contact Beryl Dschaak at 826-0357.

Monday, May 16
Noon Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends of loved ones afflicted with alcohol abuse, meets until 1 p.m. at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 824-7320.

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

6 p.m. Line dancing class at the Craig Intermediate School until 7:30 p.m. Call Judy at 824-5902.

Thursday, May 19
6:30 p.m. There is a mandatory meeting of students and parents for the We See D.C. group at Craig Middle School cafeteria. All information concerning the trip will be explained. Call Jill Stacy or Courtney Jenison at 824-3289.

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.
The Craig City Solid Waste Department will be accepting used tires without rims and appliances from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Moffat County residents on May 14 and 15 at the north end of Craig City Park. No trash will be accepted at this site.
The Moffat County Assessor's Office will be issuing vouchers good for one free day at the landfill that may be used anytime through August.

Habitat for Humanity Yard Sale is May 20, 21

The Moffat County Habitat for Humanity Yard Sale is scheduled for May 20 and 21, but the organization is seeking donated items now.
Bring any sellable items to the Brass Key Realty, 840 W. Victory Way, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call for pick-up assistance at 824-7087 or 826-2670.

Ag department holds workshop on plants

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine and Moffat County Pest Management will sponsor a workshop from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. relating to rangeland grasshoppers and Morman cricket pest management. The meeting will be held at Shadow Mountain Club house. To make reservations please call 824-9180. This course is approved for five pesticide re-certification credits.


Performers sought for Grande Old West Days
The Craig Performing Arts Project is looking for people of all ages who want to participate as "Old West Characters" for the Grand Olde West Days downtown celebration on Memorial Day. This requires dressing in western costume and interacting in character with the crowd. Characters include (but are not limited to) cowboys, cowgirls, schoolmarms, saloon girls, cattle rustlers, American Indians, families, etc. Call Cindy or Linda at 824-5116.


The Craig Daily Press annual Hometown Heroes picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the City Park next to the VFW. The picnic is free of charge and hamburgers, salads and beverages will be provided. The public is encouraged to bring a dessert to share. This community picnic is a celebration of the men and women are currently serving in the armed forces or have lost their lives serving our country and for the veterans who have made so many American freedoms possible. For more information, contact Samantha Johnston at 824-7031.


There is a mandatory meeting for students going on this year's "We See D.C." trip in June. The meeting will be Thursday, May 19 at the Craig Middle School Cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. At least one of parents must attend with the student. Information concerning the trip, medical and behavioral forms, and any other information will be covered during this meeting. Contact Jill Stacy or Courtney Jenison at 824-3289.


The Veterans of Foreign War, Post 5265 would like to honor any Vietnam veteran, or their families, with a certificate to be presented during the annual Hometown Heroes picnic May 21 at City Park. Please call 824-7145 with the information by May 18.

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