Datebook for April 26


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Bingo at The Elks Lodge is canceled.

9 a.m. Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great takes place at Saint John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 691 Green St.

9 a.m. to noon The Ladies Mite Society hosts its annual Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale at First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way. Cinnamon rolls and coffee also will be sold. Call Sharon Elliott at 824-5604.

11:30 a.m. Reading of the Canon of the Lamentations of Holy Friday takes place at Saint John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 691 Green St.

1:30 to 3 p.m. Preserving the Last Frontier meets at Sunset Meadows I, 663 Ledford St. Shannan Koucherik, a local writer, will talk about writing history. Call 824-5343.

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Winners for the first Cowboy/Western Poetry Contest are invited to read their works at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave. Light refreshments will be provided.

5:30 to 8 p.m. The Moffat County Democratic Party hosts a friend raising/fundraising spaghetti dinner at the American Legion Post, 1055 County Road 7. Tickets can be purchased at Downtown Books and are $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 3 to 12, $5 for seniors and those 3 and younger are free. Call 824-5089.

Midnight to 3 a.m. An After Prom Party is being held at Thunder Rolls Bowling Alley. Games, prizes and breakfast are included. A student ID is required.

Sunday, April 27

1:30 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary bingo is at the VFW Hall, 419 E. Victory Way. The event is open to the public. Sunday bingo sessions occur every week. Contact Mary Walters at 824-2923.

Monday, April 28

9 to 11 a.m. Toddler/preschool playgroup is at Serendipity's. Call Kevin at 824-1703.

2 p.m. Craig AARP Chapter No. 1418 meets at Sunset Meadows No. 1, 663 Ledford St. Moffat County School District Superintendent Pete Bergmann will present an update on the school construction process. Call 824-5123.

3 p.m. Spellbinders, a program that trains volunteers in the art of storytelling, hosts an organizational meeting at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association offices, 745 Russell St. Call 871-7676 for more information.

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Registration for the 2008 Big Blue Football Camp is at the high school football field. Cost for the three-day camp - which runs from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 28, 29 and 30 - is $40 and includes a T-shirt. The camp is for grades kindergarten through eighth. Call 824-9586.

7 p.m. "Rock the Arts," a vocal, instrumental, visual and theatrical arts festival, takes place at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Students will perform student-directed, one-act plays, provide vocal and musical performances and showcase their visual artwork. Admission is free. Participants are encouraged to bring a can of food for the Interfaith Food Bank. For more information, call 824-7036.

Tuesday, April 29

8:30 to 10 a.m. Senior swimnastics is at the American Legion Post 62 pool, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Call 824-3625.

4 to 6:30 p.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering immunizations to Boys & Girls Club members or siblings of members, at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig. Immunizations will be offered for children ages 6 months to 18 for free to $14 a vaccine. Medicaid is accepted. A parent/guardian must be present. Bring your child's immunization record to the clinic. No appointments needed. Call 824-8233.


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