Briefs for Friday, December 31, 2010 |

Briefs for Friday, December 31, 2010

Culture Night coming to Craig library branch

The Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries will be hosting Culture Night from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of every month, the library announced in a news release. The next Culture Night is scheduled for Feb. 7 at the library, 570 Green St, and will feature harpist Charleah Firestone.

Local residents are encouraged to bring their families for the hour of entertainment provided by local artists.

Avalanche Awareness sessions slated for Jan. 7 at MCHS

Colorado State Parks, in conjunction with the Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club, will host free Avalanche Awareness sessions Jan. 7 in the auditorium at Moffat County High School.

The sessions are scheduled for 2 and 7 p.m.

A field session will take place at 9 a.m. Jan. 8 at Black Mountain, and will leave from the Freeman Reservoir parking lot. Courtesy sound checks on snowmobiles will take place at the Freeman parking lot that morning.

For more information, call Yampa River State Park at 276-2061.

Elks Lodge hosting special bingo session tonight

The Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way, will host a special New Year’s Eve bingo session tonight.

Doors open at 6:45 p.m. for a regular session of 14 games with a total guaranteed pot of $2,300.

Another special bingo session will start at 9:45 p.m. and will cost $5 per book.

For more information, call Frank at 824-6131 or 620-0874.

Next American Legion bingo set for Jan. 8

Due to the holiday, there will be no American Legion Post 62 bingo games Saturday. Games will resume Jan. 8 at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way. Doors open at 5 p.m., and games begin at 6:15 p.m.

For more information, call Mel Shockley at 824-3625.