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Datebook for July 13

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Craig Chamber of Commerce and KRAI host a celebration for Army Staff Sgt. Kyle Davis, the new station commander of the Craig Army Recruiting Office at Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way.

1 p.m. The Grief Education and Sup-port Group meets at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 745 Russell St. Community members are welcome, and the meeting is free. Call Sandy at 824-8233.

Thursday, July 13
4 to 5 p.m. Dr. Bill Thomas, AARP visiting scholar and author of “What are Old People For? How Elders Will Save the World”; Jennie Chin Hansen, president-elect of AARP; and John Boler, chairman of the American Cancer Society Foundation Board of Trustees, host a discussion for the public on wellness and prevention strategies for healthy aging at Centennial Hall, 137 10th St. in Steamboat Springs. A reception follows from 5 to 7 p.m. Call Dace Kramer at 879-1632.

7 to 8 p.m. The Craig Poetry Girls — Sarah Kirk, Sam Hope, Sabrina Zachary and April Rubley — read their poetry at The Bookstore at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. Black coffee and baklava will be served. Call 824-5343.

Friday, July 14
Today is the deadline for entries in the Humane Society of Moffat County 2007 PatMates Calendar contest. E-mail photos at or mail them to P.O. Box 1587, Craig, CO, 81626. Call Sandy at 824-4360.

Noon to 1:30 p.m. Business Network International hosts a catered lunch at Craig Sports, 1598 W. Victory Way. The lunch is open to the public. To RSVP and for information on the cost, call President Larry Pletcher at 824-3980.

Saturday, July 15
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The White River Cast and Blast is at the Oak Ridge State Wildlife Area in Meeker. The $10 registration fee includes lunch, which is provided by Northwest Colorado Outfitters Association. Call Nikki Stout at the Colorado Division of Wildlife’s Meeker office at 878-6090.

1 p.m. The Moffat County High School Class of 1949 has a picnic at the west end of Loudy-Simpson Park. Take a lawn chair and bug spray.
2 p.m. The Caregiver Support Group meets at Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab, 943 W. Eighth Drive. Call Regina Grinolds at 824-3985.

Monday, July 17
9 a.m. to noon. Vacation Bible school for 4-year-olds through those entering sixth grade runs through July 21 at Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ, 202 E. Jefferson Ave., Hayden. Call Lisa at 276-3243 or Gina at 629-5857.

6 p.m. Craig Youth Hockey Association has its annual board meeting at the Loudy-Simpson Park ice arena. Call Reily at 620-0975.

Tuesday, July 18
2 p.m. The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., opens late. Call 824-5116.

Wednesday, July 19
7 p.m. A meeting for local crafters interested in created crafts for the grand opening of the Wyman Living History Ranch and Museum is at the Craig Fire Station, 419 Yampa Ave. Call Mary Walters at 824-2923.

7 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous meets at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call 824-6915.