Briefs for Dec. 4 |

Briefs for Dec. 4

The Extraordinary Confounding Confabulous Christmas Art Show is on at the Museum of Northwest Colorado in Craig. A public reception will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. today. Eighteen artists’ works in watercolor, oil, pastel and a few 3-dimension items and mixed media are in the balcony section of the museum for this show, which is sponsored by the museum and Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Local artists include E. Ayers (Maneotis), Charley Hart, Pat Sheeran Daggett, Troy Derose, Bobby Harper, Carol Allen, Margaret and Roger Smith, Red Petersen, Sis Pell, Frances Gonzales, Rozella Bobson, Mary Pat Ettinger, Kathy Buffham and Cindy Chotvacs along with Clancie Weichel, Pat Wymore, Brenda Knob and D. J. Messing.

Some pottery pieces by Jean Jones also will be on display later in the month. The show will be up until Jan. 10. Pat Sheeran Daggett is having a public showing at Wendell’s Wondrous Things in Meeker today, also.

The Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave., has weekly hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Flu shots still available for prioritized groups

The Visiting Nurse Association is offering flu shots on an appointment-only basis for all priority groups. The following groups are considered prioritized: all children ages 6 months to 23 months, adults ages 65 and older, women who will be pregnant during flu season, residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities, children ages 6 months to 18 years on chronic aspirin therapy, health care workers with direct patient care, out-of-home caregivers and household contacts with children younger than 6 months and those ages 2 to 64 with underlying medical conditions. The cost is $18 per shot; individuals will be asked to fill out a screening questionnaire before receiving a vaccine. To make an appointment, call 824-8233.

Tour of Lights contest winner will win $200

The Craig Daily Press and Yampa Valley Electric Association are co-sponsoring a Holiday Tour of Lights in which individuals can nominate their homes or the homes of their neighbors. The contest judges will award four cash prizes: $200 for first place, $175 for second place, $75 for third place and $50 for honorable mention. Judging is based on best use of lights, creativity and overall appearance of the exterior of the home. All entries are due by Dec. 17, and judging will be Dec. 18 and 19. Entry forms are available in the Craig Daily Press and can be faxed, mailed or dropped off at the office, 466 Yampa Ave.

VNA offers ‘Positive Change’ program

The Visiting Nurse Association is offering the “Positive Change Program” to help people carve out a brighter future for themselves. For more information or to sign up, call Sandy Beran at 824-8233.

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