Craig briefs for Oct. 17

Quartet to perform

— The Rastrelli Cello Quartet performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Moffat County High School auditorium, as part of the Craig Concert Association series.

The Rasterlli Cello Quartet was formed in 2003, and is made up of four Russian cellists who live in Germany. This is the first time they are on tour in the United States.

Their program consists of classical music by Bach, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, as well as pop selections by Gershwin, Bernstein ("West Side Story"), McCartney and Scott Joplin.

Tickets are $15 at the door if you do not have a Concert Association membership. Call Julie at 824-5251 for more information.

Transportation plans meeting Oct. 24

The Northwest Regional Transportation Planning Region and the Colorado Department of Transportation are hosting a meeting to present the Regional and Statewide Transportation Plans and receive comment from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Howelsen Lodge, Olympian Hall, 845 Howelesen Parkway in Steamboat Springs. The meeting is open to the public.

Hospital to present ballot proposal

The Aging Well Program offers an all day program, "Wellness Wednesdays," each Wednesday at the American Legion Building, the former Shadow Mountain Clubhouse, in Craig for adults 50 and older.

Activities are offered from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., including art, writing, and exercise classes. This week's lunchtime presentation is "TMH Presentation on Referendum 1A" by Samantha Johnston, Service Excellence Officer at The Memorial Hospital. Lunch will be served. Participants are asked to register for activities prior to each Wednesday. For more information call the Aging Well information line at 871-7676.

Movie night Oct. 17

The First Congregational United Church of Christ is hosting a free movie night with popcorn at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at its 630 Green St. location.

Book fair at CIS

The Craig Intermediate School will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair from Oct. 15 to Oct. 19.

Salad fundraiser Oct. 18

The Hayden Congregational Women's Fellowship Fall salad luncheon is at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Parish Hall, 202 East Jefferson Ave. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children. Women's Fellowship hosts two salad luncheons each year in order to raise money to donate to various mission projects and/or charitable organizations. Call Mary Kinkle at 276-3158.

Flying disc clinic Oct. 20

There will be a flying disc throwing clinic for anyone interested in learning about the sport of disc dog competition at 1 p.m. Saturday at Loudy Simpson Park in Craig.

The clinic will be taught by Chris Booth with help from CSU Extension. Honey Rock Dogs Boarding Kennel will host the event, which is free to the public. Tips on teaching dogs to catch a disc will also be presented. Official Colorado Disc Dogs discs will be available at the clinic for $3 each.

Plans are in the works to bring a Colorado Disc Dogs competition to Craig in the summer of 2008. This sport is a family friendly event that is open to people and their dogs of all ability levels.

To register for the clinic or for more information, call Elisa Shackelton at the extension office 824-9180 or Honey Rock Dogs at 824-9518.

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