Datebook for April 30, 2011

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual 9Health Fair takes place at Sunset Elementary School, 800 W. Seventh St. Tests for vision, body mass index and glucose are free. A blood chemistry screening costs $30, blood count is $15 and a prostate screening is $25. A take-home colon-rectal kit is $20 and vitamin D screenings are $40. Call Kristi Shepherd at 824-3095.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Craig Police Department and Colorado State Patrol host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at the Centennial Mall parking lot, 1111 W. Victory Way. The agencies will be collecting unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs, no questioned asked.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The OP Bar and Grill, 534 E. Victory Way, hosts a benefit auction for Landon Hatcher, a Craig baby, who was hospitalized in June with a three-inch brain tumor.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Centennial Mall and Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant, 1111 W. Victory Way, hosts Cinco de Mayo. The event includes Chihuahua races, performances by the Rifle Folkloric Dance Group, Mexican food and live music. Prizes are available for best traditional Mexican clothing for children under age 12. Call Vicki Hall at 824-7011.

Noon. The Craig Coffee Party meets at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. The meeting is open to anyone interested in discussing politics and issues. Call 824-4671.

1:30 p.m. The Preserving the Last Frontier organization hosts its monthly meeting in the library at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. The program is to be the Dickinson/Sparks family history. The meeting is open to the public. Call 824-6761.

4 p.m. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation hosts its 25th annual banquet at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Tickets to the fundraiser for wildlife habitat projects cost $35 for lifetime members and can range up to $370 for a couple interested in a sponsor membership with the foundation. The event includes games, both live and silent auctions, and door prizes. Call Allan Reishus at 824-2228.

6:15 p.m. American Legion Post 62 hosts bingo at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way. The progressive jackpot is worth more than $1,200. Doors open at 5 p.m. Anyone is welcome.

8 p.m. An open meeting of Craig Group One Alcoholics Anonymous takes place at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call Bud at 824-1793.

Sunday, May 1

1 p.m. An open meeting of Craig Group One Alcoholics Anonymous takes place at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call Bud at 824-1793.

4 p.m. The God Delusion/Reason for God discussion group meets at McDonald’s. The group discusses topics on both sides of faith.

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