Briefs for April 21: Talent show tonight at MCHS

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Talent show tonight at MCHS

The Craig Concert Association will host its annual talent show at 7 p.m. today in the auditorium at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Local musicians and performers will take the stage in this year’s incarnation of the show first hosted in 1978. For more information, call 824-8326.

Play runs through this weekend at MHS

The Meeker High School Drama Club and International Thespian Society Troupe 1284 will present the popular Broadway Musical “Hairspray” at 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Meeker High School Auditorium, 550 School St., in Meeker. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children, students and seniors. “Hairspray” is a social commentary on the injustices in parts of American society in the 1960s. Songs include 1960's-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues.

Community cleanup set for Sunday

A community cleanup day in recognition of Earth Day takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. The event starts with a free picnic at Craig City Park. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. RSVP is requested. For more information or to RSVP, call Amelia at 620-6128.

Local group to recognize Earth Day with highway clean

The Friends of Northwest Colorado, in recognition of Earth Day, will lead a clean up of Colorado Highway 318, west of Craig, on Sunday. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon. Afternoon activities are optional. Anyone from the public is invited to participate. Visitors are encouraged to bring a sack lunch, work gloves, hat and sunscreen, hiking boots, and plenty of water. Anyone interested should meet at the interpretive site/rest stop on the south side of Irish Canyon, or contact Sasha Nelson at 824-5241 or sasha@ourcolorado.org to arrange a car pool from Craig.

Food preservation safety classes

Food preservation and safety classes will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and April 28 at the Meeker Fairgrounds Extension Office kitchen, 700 Sulphur Creek Road, in Meeker. A class titled “Everything Pies” is today's session. Participants will take home a pie or two. A class titled “Everything Bread” is offered April 28. Participants will take home at least one loaf of bread. Both classes cost $25. For more information, call 878-9490.

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