Datebook for Nov. 17, 2011

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Thursday, Nov. 17

A canned food drive takes place at Craig Middle School through Dec. 9. Food can be donated to the school’s front office, 915 Yampa Ave. Call 824-3289.

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. East Elementary School hosts a book fair at the school, 600 Texas Ave. Books also can be purchased online until Nov. 26 at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/1east. Call 826-6442.

8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ridgeview Elementary School hosts a book fair in the school library, 600 Westridge Road. Books also can be ordered online through Nov. 21 at www.scholastic.com. Call 824-7018.

8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sandrock Elementary School hosts a book fair at the school, 201 E. Ninth St. Books also can be ordered until Nov. 25 at www.scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs. Call 824-3287.

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Donations are accepted for Operation Christmas Child at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. Donations include shoe boxes filled with toys and necessities. Visit www.samaritanspurse.com/occ or call Julie Grobe at 824-4940.

10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Story time takes place at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Families can enjoy guest speakers, skits, activities and songs. Call 824-5116.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3:30 to 7 p.m. Sunset Elementary School hosts a book fair at the school, 800 W. Seventh St. Books also can be purchased online until Nov. 30 at www.scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs. Call 824-5762.

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Love in the Name of Christ has distributions for the Community Coat Drive at Dinosaur School, 401 Fourth St., Dinosaur. Anyone in need of a winter coat, regardless of income, may pick up one for themselves and their children. The limit is one coat per person per year. Call 826-4400.

4 to 6 p.m. A drop-in flu clinic for all ages takes place at Sunset Elementary School, 800 W. Seventh St. Adult flu shot injections cost $22, and adult intra-nasal flu mist vaccinations cost $25. Flu shots and intra-nasal flu mists cost $14 or less for children. Visit www.nwcovna.org or call 871-7624.

4 to 6 p.m. A free hot lunch is served at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St. The church is looking for volunteers to help set up and cook and drivers to help deliver meals. Call 826-2895.

5 to 7 p.m. A Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors’ Business After-Hours Mixer is at Mathers Bar, 420 Yampa Ave. RSVP by calling 824-5689 or emailing office@craig-chamber.com.

5:30 p.m. The Moffat County Cattlewomen meet at the Moffat County School District bus garage on Rose Street.

6 p.m. Yampa Valley Medical Center hosts a free presentation with Dr. Jerry Wiedel about joint replacement surgery for knees and hips at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colo. Highway 13. Call 875-2613 or visit www.yvmc.org/newmobility.

7 p.m. The Moffat County High School fall musical “Footloose” shows at the MCHS auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at the door.

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.

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