Briefs for June 29: Sprint races Saturday at Thunder Ridge
Winged sprint car races take place at 7 p.m. Saturday at Thunder Ridge Motorsports Park, two miles south of Craig on Ranney St.
Admission costs $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12 years old, and children ages 5 and younger enter free.
Pit gates open at 4 p.m.
For more information, visit http://www.thunderridgemotorsportspark.com.
Free health screenings for miners
The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic, 785 Russell St., will offer free and confidential health screenings for local miners from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.
The program, offered by The Miners Clinic of Colorado at National Jewish Health and The Memorial Hospital, is available for current and retired miners, uranium miners, millers and ore transporters, and people who worked at or lived downwind from the Nevada test site during nuclear weapons testing.
Appointments are required and space is limited.
To sign up or for more information, call 1-877-255-5864.
Raffle set for Saturday bingo
The American Legion hosts bingo Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 5:45 p.m.
The event includes a progressive jackpot of $1,199 that must be won and a raffle for an AR 15 rifle.
Call 824-8376 or 824-3625 for more information.
Preserving the Last Frontier meets Saturday
Preserving the Last Frontier will conduct its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the library on the second floor of Sunset Meadows 1, 633 Ledford St.
The program will feature the first installment in a series titled “Homesteaders in Moffat County.”
The meeting is open to the public.
For more information, call 824-6761.
Family Cast & Blast Sunday
Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Highway 40, will host Family Cast & Blast from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
The event is free and open to all ages.
Families can participate in rifle shooting, archery, fly fishing and bait fishing. The event includes gear, instructions and lunch.
Registration is required.
For more information or to sign up, call 878-6090.
Libraries closed Wednesday
All branches of the Moffat County Libraries will be closed Wednesday in observance of Independence Day.
For more information, call 824-5116.
VNA Relay For Life fundraisers
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Relay For Life team will host two fundraisers in July.
The first event takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at Vallarta’s Restaurant in Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way. The restaurant will donate 20 percent of the evening’s proceeds to the team.
An ice cream social fundraiser takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 14 in the northwest corner of the Safeway parking lot, 1295 W. Victory Way. Ice cream costs 50 cents for children 10 years old and younger and $1 for children and adults 11 years old and older.
Raffle tickets also will be available for $1, with prizes including donations from True Value Hardware, Gino’s Neighborhood Pizzeria & Grill, Walmart and other donors.
For more information, call Gisela Garrison at 824-8233.
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Back in classes and back in competition, the wintertime athletes of Moffat County High School are making up time from the holiday hiatus.