Craig Briefs: Aging Well to offer new fitness classes

Aging Well, a program of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, is offering two new fitness classes starting this week.

The N’Balance class starts today and runs from 2 to 3 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 4 at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. There is a $3 suggested donation per class.

The Tai Chi for Health class begins Tuesday and runs from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday through Oct. 26 at Rehabilitation Services of Craig, 473 Yampa Ave. The cost is $3 per session.

For more information on either class, call Aging Well at 871-7676.

CNCC set to host chili cook-off

The Student Government of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus is hosting a fundraising chili cook-off this week.

The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday in room 202 at CNCC, 50 College Drive.

Contestants need to provide two gallons of chili. Prizes will be awarded to the best in each class.

The cost is $15 to enter chili and taste others’ chili, or $7 only to sample contestants’ chili.

Visit the college for cook-off sign-up forms.

Square dance dates slated in Hayden

The Greenridge Mountaineers resume square dances this fall in Hayden.

At 6 p.m. Friday, the group will host a potluck supper and a free introduction to square dancing at Yampa Valley Feeds, 198 Lincoln Ave., in Hayden.

Every Friday following, beginning at 7 p.m. Sept. 24, the Greenridge Mountaineers will host square dances, including lessons for newcomers, at the American Legion Hall, 220 S. Third St., in Hayden.

Jim and Kathie Kline of Rawlins, Wyo., will be callers for the dancers.

For more information, call Elaine Sturges at 879-3521, or Arloa and Erv Gerber at 824-3396.

Fundraising dinner set for tonight

A fundraising spaghetti dinner benefiting Gary and Anna Thompson is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way.

Gary has bone marrow cancer and is traveling to Chicago for treatments.

The cost is $6, or $3 for children younger than 12. The dinner includes spaghetti, bread, salad and dessert. A cash bar will also be available.

Donations will be accepted at the door or may be dropped off at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.

Call Cherie Blomquist at 824-2635 for more information or to help.

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