Briefs: Monday, Dec. 3 |

Briefs: Monday, Dec. 3

Plant a Tree, Save a Forest! Work Days at Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge, Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8. Carpool to Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge. Departing from Steamboat Springs at 7 a.m. and Departing from Craig at 8 a.m. Meet Refuge staff who will provide information about the history and purpose of the project. Travel to the cottonwood nursery to prepare trees, plant and fence trees into the forest. Return to Craig approx. 4:30p.m. Please contact Sasha at 970-824-5241 to register & learn more.

Community Concert is slated for Friday, Dec. 7, in the Craig Middle School Auditorium at 7 p.m. The program will include musical offerings popular with the season along with several selections from the “Messiah”. The concert is sponsored by Colorado Northwest Community College and its free to the public. For more information, please contact the CNCC Craig Campus at 824-1101

Food Bank of the Rockies mobile food pantry will distribute food from 11:30 am 1:30 pm. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Boys and Girls Club in Craig, 1324 E US Highway 40. Food distribution will be inside, doors open at 11:30 am. Please bring boxes, bags or baskets to transport your food.

Lodore Hall in Browns Park is hosting an Old-fashioned Christmas celebration for the family. A free dinner of turkey, ham, and all the trimmings will be served at noon. Please bring a salad or dessert to share. Santa is planning a visit, so bring a labled gift for your own child. Lodore Hall in Browns Park, is off Hwy 318, approximately 80 miles northwest of Craig. For more information call (970) 269-3000 or (970) 272-3213

The Elks Club is hosting its annual basketball shoot-out. Saturday, Dec. 15, at 8 a.m., at Sandrock Elementary School. After the shoot-out, all participants and their parents are invited to the Elks Lodge for brunch and the awards ceremony. The children who win in their age group will have the opportunity to travel to districts. The winners of districts travel to the state shoot-out. The winners of state have the opportunity to travel to Springfield, MA for the national shoot-out. The Elks club covers all travel cost for the winners.