Emma Gines plays "literary hopscotch" lead by Martha Martinez at the 2008 Family Literacy Carnival, presented by the Sagebrush Reading Council. This year's carnival is being held at 6 p.m. at Sunset Elementary School.

Photo by Hans Hallgren

Emma Gines plays "literary hopscotch" lead by Martha Martinez at the 2008 Family Literacy Carnival, presented by the Sagebrush Reading Council. This year's carnival is being held at 6 p.m. at Sunset Elementary School.

Datebook for Jan. 22

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Today

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

10 and 11:30 a.m. Story-time takes place at the Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. This week's theme is Mozart's birthday. Call 824-5116.

5 to 7 p.m. Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will hold a Business After-Hours Mixer hosted by Candlewood Suites, 92 Commerce St.

6 to 7:30 p.m. The eighth annual Literacy Carnival, hosted by Sagebrush Reading Council, happens at Sunset Elementary School. The location has changed from previous years. The carnival, which features reading-related games and prizes, is open to all families. Children from preschool to sixth grade must be accompanied by an adult.

Friday, Jan. 23

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

9 to 11 a.m. Playgroup for toddlers and preschool-aged children is at the Early Childhood Learning Center, 775 Yampa Ave. For more information, call Kevin at 824-1703 or Ann at 826-2717.

6 p.m. The Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way, hosts bingo. Doors open at 5 p.m.

7 p.m. Fellowship Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 80 W. Fourth St. Call 326-6646.

7 to 9 p.m. Celebrate Recovery meets at 1150 W. Ninth St. to help people overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups. Childcare is provided, and late-comers are welcome. Call 824-5926.

Saturday, Jan. 24

9:30 a.m. Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club holds its annual Poker Run at Freeman Trailhead. The Poker Run benefits scholarships for local high school seniors. For more information, call Dana Clark at 326-7869.

6 p.m. to midnight. Craig Rotary Club is holding its annual Diamond and Spurs Dinner Dance at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. The evening will include dinner, dancing and music. Tickets are $60 and must be purchased in advance. Call Randy Looper at 826-4444.

Sunday, Jan. 25

1:30 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts bingo at the VFW Hall, 419 E. Victory Way. For more information, call Cave Walters at 824-2923.

Monday, Jan. 26

9 a.m. National Arthritis Foundation swim program happens at the American Legion Post 62 pool, 1055 Moffat C.R. 7. Call 824-3625.

Noon. Al Anon meeting is at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 630 Green St., in the library, for relatives and friends of alcoholics and addicts.

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