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Datebook for June 16


8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, a community coalition addressing the problem of teen suicide, hosts the second day of a two-day intensive suicide prevention training seminar at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St. Call Sara Ross at 879-2141.

5 to 7 p.m. American Legion Post 62 hosts a Father’s Day spaghetti dinner at the post, the former Shadow Mountain Clubhouse, on Moffat Coun-ty Road 7.

Saturday, June 17

10 to 11 a.m. David Morris, a local drama teacher and poet, reads from his new book of poems, “Feral Country,” at The Book Store at Serendipity, 576 Ave. Morris will also talk about how the book came to be published and will also sign copies. Call 824-5343 for more information.

7 p.m. Laurel Luke, a student at Nicholas Walmer Vocal Studio, will present a senior recital at the Latter Day Saints Church, Ninth and Finley streets. The public is welcome. Call Shellee Luke at 824-2871.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate the Marcia Car’s 100th birthday with a free tour of the historic railroad car, cake and punch provided by the Craig Chamber of Commerce. Actor and railroad historian Dave Naples will portray David Moffat in three 40-minute performances at 11 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m. The Marcia Car is on the southwest corner of Craig City Park.

8 a.m. The third annual Moffat County Young Life Car Show will be on display in the 400 block of Yampa Avenue. A shuttle will run back and forth from Whittle the Wood Rendezvous at City Park to the show. Registration for the show is available at or the Craig Daily Press. The cost is $25 for the first car and $10 for every additional car.

11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Black Mountain Theatre group will perform “On the Green” at Whittle the Wood Rendezvous.

Sunday, June 18

10 a.m. Yampa Valley Antique Power Club Tractor Ride and Poker Run begins at Cashway. The 14-mile ride is open to the public. Entering into the ride costs $10 in advance or $15 on the day of the ride. Prizes will be awarded. Call Smoky Werner at 824-9565 or Dean Brosious at 824-3588.

Monday, June 19

9 a.m. to noon. Vacation Bible school is at Yampa Valley Baptist Church, 3900 E. Victory Way for children ages 4 to those in sixth grade, through Friday. A parent program begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Call 824-5424.

5:30 p.m. The Moffat County Library board of trustees meets at the Craig branch, 570 Green St. The public is invited.

6 p.m. Cedar Mountain Range hosts a bowling pin shoot at the range, on Moffat County Road 7, which is operated by Bears Ears Sportsman’s Club. Call Doug at 824-5190.

Wednesday, June 21

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

Thursday, June 22

11 a.m. to noon. The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries hosts story times at the north end of Craig City Park. Take a lunch. Drinks and dessert provided. Call 824-5116.

Friday, June 23

7 p.m. Graduates of the Colorado Northwestern Community College nursing program receive practical nurse certificates at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. A reception will follow.

Saturday, June 24

1 to 2 p.m. Share Craig Distribution Day is at St. Michael’s Church, 678 School St. Call Karen at 824-7939.

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Yampa Valley Preg–nancy Center is having a golf putting tournament at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The cost is $5 to enter and proceeds benefit the pregnancy center and Yampa River Junior Golf. Participants have a chance to win $5,000 in prize money. Call LuAnn Kline at 824-5926 or 824-5204.

9 a.m. The Colorado Wild Horse Show and Steve Mantle Clinic will be a the Moffat County Fairgrounds. Horses are available for adoption. Call Patti Mosbey at 824-9505.