Datebook for May 29


All day. Grand Olde West Days events continue today. The carnival runs from noon to midnight at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The street festival and live music are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Yampa Avenue. An antique tractor pull is at 1 p.m. on East Victory Way. Also today are bed races downtown and Dutch oven cooking demonstrations.

10 a.m. Memorial Day services are at Highlands Cemetery in Meeker.

11 a.m. Memorial Day services are at Craig Cemetery.

1 p.m. Craig Elks Lodge has a carnival for children ages 1 to 14 at the lodge, 43 W. Victory Way. A cake walk for all ages begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are 10 for $1. The snack bar will be open. Call Dora at 824-2251.

2 p.m. A Memorial Day service is at Maybell Cemetery. Cookies and drinks will be served after the service. Take chairs.

7:30 to 10 a.m. Flapjack Feast, sponsored by the Moffat County High School girls basketball team, at Yampa Avenue and Victory Way. Pancakes, eggs, link sausage and a drink cost $5.
Tuesday, May 30
7 p.m. The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meets inside the Platinum Conference Room at the hospital, 785 Russell St.

Wednesday, May 31
Noon. The Yampa Valley Ladies Golf Association hosts its monthly meeting at the Tin Cup Grill. Call Sandi Seip at 824-6660.

7 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous meets at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call 824-6915.

Thursday, June 1
7 p.m. The Yampa Valley chapter of Sweet Adelines International meets at Sunset Elementary School, 800 W. Seventh St. Call Ivy Davis at 824-5746.

Friday, June 2
5 p.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association hosts a community meeting titled "Avian Influenza: Preparedness in 2006" in the platinum conference room in the basement of The Memorial Hospital. Call VNA at 824-8233.

Saturday, June 3
7:30 a.m. Colowyo Mine and National Audubon Society host the fourth annual Bird Watching Event on the Yampa River at Big Bottom. Meet at the Holiday Inn, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13, at 7:30 a.m. The event is free. Take insect repellent and weather-appropriate clothing. Call Kurtis Blunt at 824-1531.

8 to 10:30 a.m. Huck Finn Fun Day is at Loudy-Simpson Park for children 15 and younger. Events include a fishing pole and costume judging contest, a presentation about safety and rules, and a fishing derby. All children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Call event chairman Johnny Garcia at 824-5320.

10 a.m. The Hands-on Quilters meet at the Craig Fire Station, 419 Yampa Ave. Call Cheryl at 824-2567.

Sunday, June 4
9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor Mark Bintliff ministers at New Creation Church in Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way, in recognition of the church's five-year anniversary.

Monday, June 5
9 a.m. The Moffat County Weed Advisory Commission meets at the Cooperative Extension Office, 539 Barclay St. The commission will hear public comment from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Call 824-9180.

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