Datebook: Sept. 9 |

Datebook: Sept. 9


9:30 a.m. Craig Youth Bowling sign-up is at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave. Call 824-2695 or 826-9776.

10 a.m. The 4-H State-to-State Exchange Group hosts a Poker Run on horses at Freeman Reservoir. The cost is $35 and includes a chili dinner after the ride. Additional cards can be purchased for $5 each. All proceeds benefit the 4-H Exchange Group. Call Lorrae Moon at 824-9568 or Jennifer Stagner at 824-3657 to register.

11 a.m. Moffat County Mud Madness, an event that features side-by-side four-wheel drive racing in mud pits, is at Loudy-Simpson Park. Call 629-9134.

5 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 Ladies Auxiliary hosts its monthly senior citizens’ dinner at the VFW restaurant. The menu includes sloppy Joes, potato chips, baked beans and fruit Jell-O with whipped cream.

7 p.m. A benefit auction and spaghetti dinner is at the Loudy-Simpson ice arena. All proceeds go to Steve Ivers to help with his medical costs. To donate auction items, call Jackie Roberts at 824-5702.

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Monday, Sept. 11

4 p.m. The Craig Poetry Group meets at the Bookstore at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. The public is invited. Call 824-3990.

5:15 p.m. The Humane Society of Moffat County has its regular meeting at the Golden Cavvy Restaurant, 538 Yampa Ave. Anyone interested is invited to attend. Call 870-7500.

Thursday, Sept. 14

9:30 a.m. The Craig Book Club meets at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. Call Sara at 824-6683.

10 and 11:30 a.m. The Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St., hosts story-time. The theme is “my body.” Call 824-5116.

5:15 to 7:30 p.m. Colorado North–western Community College and Colorado State University present a workshop on disc golf at the Loudy-Simpson Park Disc Golf Course, which is on the west end of the park behind covered picnic shelter. Participants will receive a disc as part of their registration fee, as well as learn basic disc golf throws and tips. Call 824-1101.

6 p.m. Moffat County Republican Women’s Club presents “Kuwait Campaign School,” by speaker Henri Stone at the Holiday Inn, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. The cost is $12 and includes a chicken salad dinner. Call Pat Pearce at 824-3324 to RSVP.

Saturday, Sept. 16

9 a.m. The Yahoo Golf Tournament is at Yampa Valley Golf Course. A shotgun start is at 9 a.m. for 18 holes with two-man or two-woman teams. The cost is $50 per man or $35 per woman. Call the golf course at 824-3673.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fifth annual Golden Leaf Celebration is in downtown Craig. Businesses, organizations, musicians and farmers with produce are welcome to participate for no fee, but registration is required. Call Carol at 824-4580 or e-mail

1 to 3 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary hosts a tea for members and women of the community interested in the organization. Call Penny at 824-1793.

2 p.m. The caregiver support group meets at Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab, 943 W. Eighth Drive. Call Regina Grinolds at 824-3985.

5:30 p.m. An old-fashioned fall harvest hoedown dance, sponsored by the Browns Hole Homemakers Club, is at Lodore Hall in Browns Park. Food starts at 5:30 p.m. and music by the John Wayne Band starts at 7 p.m. Dinner is available for $5. Call 269-3000 or 824-2251.

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