Briefs for Nov. 24, 2011: CASA to host Holiday Home Tour

The Northwest Rocky Mountain Craig chapter of Court Appointed Special Advocates will host the Holiday Home Tour from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 3.

The cost is $10, and tickets are available at Pam Designs, The Kitchen Shop, Cramer Flooring and Furniture Connection.

A cookie and cider finale, with a silent auction of winter-themed figurines, at The Center of Craig concludes the tour.

For more information, call 824-2342.

Elks Lodge cancels bingo this week

The Elks Lodge, which hosts bingo at 6 p.m. on Fridays, has canceled this week’s games due to the holiday. Games will resume on Dec. 2.

The doors open at 5 p.m. for the games, which are held at the lodge, 43 E. Victory Way.

For more information, call Frank at 824-6131 or 620-0874.

Culture Night to feature local author

The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., hosts Culture Night with local author RaeAnne Hadley from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5.

Hadley is the author of “Mechanics of Murder,” “With Love; Now & Forever,” “Shadows” and “Love’s Everlasting Song.” Her next book, “A Wrench in the Plan,” is expected in 2012.

For more information, call 824-5116.

AARP to meet Monday afternoon

Craig AARP Chapter 1418 will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

A pharmacist from Walgreens will present about Medicare Pharmacy D.

For more information, call 824-5123.

Culture Night to feature local author

The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., hosts Culture Night with local author RaeAnne Hadley from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5.

Hadley is the author of “Mechanics of Murder,” “With Love; Now & Forever,” “Shadows” and “Love’s Everlasting Song.” Her next book, “A Wrench in the Plan,” is expected in 2012.

For more information, call 824-5116.

Christmas Bazaar set for Dec. 3

A Christmas Bazaar is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 3 at Craig Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way.

The event will feature hand-embroidered pillocases and tea towels, handmade gifts and home-baked goods.

For more information, call 824-6024.

VNA hosts Celebration of Life

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.

Library closed for Thanksgiving holiday

All branches of the Moffat County Libraries will be closed today, Friday and Saturday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

For more information, call 824-5116.

Parade of Lights set for Saturday

Parade of Lights is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday.

The parade is sponsored by the Craig Lions Club and the Downtown Business Association. The parade will travel from Craig Middle School south on Yampa Avenue, turning west on Victory Way and then turning north on Ledford Street.

The parade does not have a specific theme this year. Those wishing to enter the parade competition can pick up a form at the Community Budget Center. Other float entries can arrive at the staging area prior to the parade.

For more information, call 824-7898.

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