Briefs for March 9, 2011: Church hosting dinner, service |

Briefs for March 9, 2011: Church hosting dinner, service

Friendship United Methodist Church, 700 Barclay St., will host an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. tonight. There will be a hot dog dinner at 6 p.m., before the service.

The public is invited to attend the service and the dinner.

For more information, call Rev. Karen Gibson at 824-7939 or 620-0339.

Craig Book Club to meet Thursday

The Craig Book Club is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 657 Green St. Jan Rogers will review Paul Chiasson’s “The Island of Seven Cities.”

Marian Simons will be the hostess. For more information, call 824-7368.

Daffodil sales to help hospice patients

Daffodils will be on sale for $5 a bunch starting March 15 in Craig, Hayden and Steamboat Springs. Proceeds benefit hospice care for terminally ill patients in the Yampa Valley.

Daffodils will be sold at City Market, Safeway and the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association offices in Craig and Steamboat Springs, as well as Ace at the Curve, Alpine Floral, the Clark Store and the Hayden Mercantile.

For more information, call Marti at 871-7617.

Legion slated to raffle rifle

American Legion Post 62 in Craig is going to raffle an M1-A1 7.62 mm rifle during the April 30 bingo game at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way.

The raffle is a fundraiser for the American Legion. For more information, call 824-3625.

Concert Association hosting auditions

The Craig Concert Association will host auditions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 2 at the Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane, for its annual Talent Show.

According to a news release from the association, auditions should be between three and five minutes.

People unable to audition should submit a tape or CD if they are unable to audition April 2.

The Talent Show is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 23 at the MCHS auditorium. For more information, call Denise Hainault at 824-8326, or visit

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