Briefs for June 4: Library summer reading program accepting registrations today

The Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries will begin accepting registration for its 2012 Summer Reading Program today.

The program is free and open to all ages.

Registration is available online or at the library, 570 Green St.

The program includes weekly activities and a weekly story time for children at 11 a.m. every Thursday.

For more information, call the library at 824-5116 or visit www.moffat.lib.co.us.

Wyman Museum offering summer classes

Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Highway 40, will host summer classes for children and adults starting today.

A pottery class open to children of any age takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays. Adult classes are from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cost for the four-week classes is $60 and includes all supplies.

A gourd art class is scheduled for 8:30 to 9:30 every Monday in June. Participants will learn how to turn gourds into ornaments and birdhouses. The cost is $50 and includes all supplies.

A series of three-week blacksmithing classes takes place Mondays for children 12 and older. The cost is $60 and includes all supplies.

Children’s classes take place from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. Adult classes are scheduled for class 5:30 to 7:30.

Basic art classes are scheduled for every Thursday this month. Participants will use a variety of mediums, including watercolors and colored pencils.

Classes for children 4 to 9 years old take place from 11 a.m. to noon, and classes for children 10 to 16 years old are set for 1 to 2 p.m.

The cost is $50 and includes all supplies.

A sewing class is scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. June 26. The cost is $30 and includes all supplies.

Classes without any registered participants will be canceled.

For more information or to register, call the museum at 824-6346.

Barn dance, barbecue set for June 23

An annual barbecue and barn dance will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. June 23 at The Haven, 300 S. Shelton Lane, Hayden.

Tickets cost $8 for students, $15 for adults, $25 for couples and $40 for families. Children 5 and younger enter free.

The winner of an online-only auction for a guided elk hunt will be announced at the event. The auction closes at 5 p.m. June 22. Bids can be submitted at www.havenseniorliving.com/fundraiser.

Proceeds support The Haven, an assisted living facility, which offers adult activities and care programs, as well as wellness and aging services for local senior citizens.

For more information about the online auction, call Cassandra Vigil at 276-4484 or email her at cvigil@nwcovna.org.

For more information about the barbecue and barn dance, call Karen Burley at 875-1888 or email her at kburley@havenseniorliving.com.

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