Briefs for Nov. 19, 2011: VNA hosts Celebration of Life Tree event

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The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is hosting the fifth annual Celebration of Life Tree event on Dec. 15 at the VNA, 745 Russell St.

The event includes ornament decorating in memory of a loved one at 4:30 p.m. and a reading and story-sharing at 5:15 p.m. Ornaments will be placed on the tree and can be taken home after the holidays.

Refreshments will be served. Ornaments and decorations will be provided.

For more information, call 871-7682.

CNCC hosts body sculpting class

Colorado Northwestern Community College is offering a body sculpting class from 5:50 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Wednesday to Jan. 25 at The Haven, 300 S. Shelton Lane, Hayden.

Trainer Tammy Workman leads the class in the cardio, strengthening and stretching class. The cost is $112.

For more information or to register, call Lindsay at 276-7291.

American Legion bingo set for tonight

American Legion Post 62 will host bingo tonight at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way.

The doors open at 4:30 p.m. and games begin at 5:45 p.m.

Turkey Shoot set for Sunday

The Craig Trap Club, located two miles west of Craig on U.S. Highway 40, is holding its Turkey Shoot at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Participants may only use shotguns and the event will occur in rain, snow or shine.

For more information, call Dick King at 824-6544.

Wild horse meeting scheduled for today

Anyone interested in getting involved with the Sandwash Basin wild horse herd is invited to an initial meeting at 2 p.m. today at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave.

For more information, call Nancy at 756-1978.

VFW monthly meeting slated for Monday

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 hosts its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way.

For more information, call 824-7145.

Social Services to distribute USDA food

The Moffat County Department of Social Services will distribute United States Department of Agriculture food supplements this month.

Food will be distributed from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Maybell Community Center, and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Moffat County office in Dinosaur.

For more information, call Meghan Rudd at the Moffat County Department of Social Services at 824-8282, ext. 11.

Nativity display seeks contributions

Organizers of the Interfaith Community Nativity Display, scheduled for Dec. 1 to 3, are accepting contributions of nativity sets.

The event will run from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1295 W. Ninth St.

The public is invited to view the display.

To contribute a nativity, call Mae Vallem at 326-7300.

CNCC hosts holidays workshop

Colorado Northwestern Community College is offering the workshop “Creating Scared Space” from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hayden Public Library, 201 E. Jefferson Ave., Hayden.

Sharon Miller of Crystal Sanctuary leads the workshop that teaches students ways to have a stress-free holiday season. The cost is $10.

Register by Monday by calling Lindsay at 276-7291.

Car care clinic set for Dec. 10

A free car care clinic for single mothers, seniors and disabled residents is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 10 at Cook Chevrolet, 1776 W. Victory Way.

Car care clinic staffers will check all fluids and top them off, if needed; test anti-freeze; air up tires and check treads; and check lights, battery connections, horns, wipers and belts.

Staffers can also arrange for discounted repairs and oil changes, if possible.

The clinic is by appointment only and is a project by a small group from The Journey at First Baptist.

For an appointment or more information, call Love In the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley at 826-4400.

Group meeting twice a month

A support group for those living with cancer meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month upstairs at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St.

For more information, call Joan 701-9085.

Church to host Thanksgiving meal

First Congregational Church, 630 Green St., invites the public to a Thanksgiving meal at noon Sunday.

Worship service precedes the meal at 10 a.m.

Those who are able are asked to take a salad, vegetable or dessert to share.

Library closed for Thanksgiving

All branches of the Moffat County Libraries will be closed Thursday, Friday and Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

For more information, call 824-5116.

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