Briefs for Dec. 9, 2011: Parenting class to begin in January |

Briefs for Dec. 9, 2011: Parenting class to begin in January

Registrations are being accepted for a free parenting class scheduled to begin in January.

The class takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from Jan. 10 through March 27 at the Moffat County School District boardroom, 775 Yampa Ave.

Dinner will be served during the weekly event, and activities will be provided for children. Classes also are open to grandparents raising children.

Participants must register for the class, and space is limited. For more information or to get a registration form, call Carol Taylor at 826-6280 or Sandy Beran at 871-7682

Food bank offering holiday baskets

The Interfaith Food Bank will offer holiday baskets from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 21 at American Legion Post 62, 1055 Moffat County Road 7.

Residents who need a basket must sign up by Friday. Request forms are available at the food bank, also located at 1055 Moffat County Road 7. The food bank is closed Thursday and open Friday from 11 a.m. to noon.

For more information, call the food bank at 824-7355 or president Roxanna Webb at 824-8965.

Voice students to perform Saturday at MCHS

The voice students of Emily Pfeifer will present Christmas favorites old and new during a performance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. The performance also includes highlights from the Broadway musical “Little Women.” Admission is free.

Fuller Center hosting workdays this weekend

The Moffat County Fuller Center of Housing, a nonprofit organization designed to provide affordable housing, is hosting workdays Saturday and Sunday at the Simmons House.

Work is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and continue until about 5 p.m. Lunch and drinks will be provided at noon. Another workday is scheduled to take place from 1 to about 5 p.m. Sunday.

The organization is seeking volunteers to help with demolition, and participants are encouraged to bring tools such as hammers and wrecking bars. Work will be available for volunteers who don’t have tools. Hard hats, safety glasses, dust masks and gloves will be provided.

For more information, call 326-8726.

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