Briefs for Feb. 25, 2011: Church schedules Mardi Gras party

St. Michael Catholic Church has scheduled its annual Mardi Grad Party and Dinner for March 4 at the church, 678 School St.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for happy hour, and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.

A disc jockey will provide entertainment, and there will be prizes for the best costumes.

Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and younger at KS Kreations, 523 Yampa Ave., or the church.

Tickets at the door are $15 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and younger.

For more information, call the church at 824-5330.

Relay for Life hosts Hayden rally

The Yampa Valley Relay for Life Rally is scheduled to be in Hayden at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hayden High School, 495 W. Jefferson.

Everyone is invited to attend the event, which includes booths, information about becoming involved with the area’s Relay for Life, games, refreshments and a tribute to local cancer survivors.

For more information, call Ken Prescott at 620-3292 or visit www.craigrelayforlife.com.

Farmgirls chapter seeks new members

The local chapter of the Farmgirl Sisterhood — the Yampa Valley Hens and Chicks — is looking for new members.

The group gathers to discuss and work on projects involving craftiness, sewing, painting, gardening, tending animals and neighborly actions.

For more information about the local chapter, call Susan Domer at 824-6436 about membership and meeting dates. The next meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 4 at the Moffat County extension office, 539 Barclay St.

For more information about the national organization, visit www.maryjanesfarm.org.

UMWA slated to meet Sunday

United Mine Workers of America Local 1799 will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at The Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.

All members are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call Fran Lux at 824-4134.

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