Michelle Balleck: Full weekend will keep you running — or pedaling



Michelle Balleck

Weekend movie show times

West Theatre

29 E. Victory Way


• “Thor,” PG-13; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday

• “Pirates of the Caribbean,” PG-13; 7 and 9:05 p.m. Fri. and Sat., 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

• Tickets: $7 for ages 10 and older, $5 for ages 9 and younger

• Sunday matinee: $5 for ages 10 and older, $4 for ages 9 and younger

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If you’re bored this weekend, you’re not paying attention. Check out all the fun the entertainment gods have in store for you.

■ Grab your bike, a helmet and some friends and hit the highway.

The 25th annual “Where the Hell’s Maybell?” bike ride begins at 7 a.m. Saturday at Northwest Storage, 4295 W. U.S. Highway 40, or at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Western Knolls.

Enjoy the scenery and the exercise and then enjoy a breakfast for $6 at Maybell Park.

Call 826-2029 or visit ci.craig.co.us to register. It’s free. Here’s hoping the weather cooperates this year.

■ Salute veterans during the Hometown Heroes Picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the south end of Craig City Park.

The event, held annually on Armed Forces Day, recognizes veterans and invites the community to a free meal of hamburgers, hot dogs and beans.

Take a dessert to share.

Get more info. by calling Amy at 824-7031.

■ Learn the fly-fishing basics from Hal Glanville during his fishing event this weekend.

Hal invites youths and senior citizens to join him for a pro fly-fishing lesson and open fishing starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Glen Sherman Park at Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Highway 40. Equipment will be available for young anglers.

The event asks participants to make donations to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.

Get more details from Hal at 826-9771.

■ Kick up your boots Saturday night at a free country dance in Browns Park.

Doors at Lodore Hall open at 5 p.m., and the dancing starts at 7 p.m.

Grab dinner for $5 while you’re there and also enjoy cake walks, a cake drawing, a quilt auction and door prizes.

Call 269-3000 or 272-3213 to learn more.

■ Get your checkbook out, because you’re going to want to bid on these items.

The Moffat County High School FFA Project Auction and Oyster Fry starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the MCHS Ag Shop, 900 Finley Lane, and includes metal artwork, yard ornaments, bird feeders, wishing wells, a wide variety of flowers and more.

Plus, get dinner for $5 per person.

■ Bring your cheering voice to the Special Olympics Colorado Western Area Summer Games starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.

The athletes compete in track and field, aquatics and weightlifting events and would love your encouragement.

■ Get rid of those items that have been cluttering your garage.

During Craig Clean-Up Days, the City of Craig accepts used tires and appliances and Interstate Battery accepts used auto and commercial batteries.

Drop of your items between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday or Sunday at the north end of Craig City Park.

As a bonus, Interstate Battery donates $5 to Relay for Life for every battery received.

Get all the details by calling 824-3278 or 824-4463.

■ Fluff up Fido’s fur and snap away.

The Humane Society of Moffat County is accepting entries for the 2012 Pet Mates Calendar Contest, and the deadline to submit has been extended to Monday.

So grab your camera — make sure you take a high-resolution, horizontal photo — and send it to hsmc2012@yahoo.com.

Get more details about the contest from Carol Scott at 824-2103. Good luck!

■ West Theatre is getting in the new release, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and is holding over “Thor.”

New at Redbox this week are “Gulliver’s Travels,” “The Roommate” and “Elephant White.”

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