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Craig briefs: American Legion hosting bingo today

American Legion Post 62 bingo is scheduled for today at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way, in Craig. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6:15 p.m.

The event is open to the public.

SHARE orders ready at St. Michael

SHARE Craig’s Food Distribution Day is today.

Orders may be picked up between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael Church, 678 School St.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

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

Coffee Party to meet at coffee shop

The Craig chapter of the Coffee Party USA takes place from noon to 2 p.m. today at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call Jim Blevins at 824-4564.

Page Turners will discuss “Flush”

The Page Turners book club is meeting at 3 p.m. Saturday at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave., to discuss “Flush,” by Carl Hiaasen. Anyone is welcome to the join the group.

For more information, call 620-0659.

Museum now open for summer hours

Earlier this week, the Wyman Museum opened under its summer hours.

The museum, located at 94350 U.S. Highway 40, will be open six days a week, closed only on Wednesdays.

For more information, call the museum at 824-6346.

Last Frontier holds meeting today

The Preserving the Last Frontier organization will host its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. today in the second-floor conference room at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

Al Shepherd will talk about his family, who were Moffat County pioneers. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call 824-6761.

Preschool scholarships available

Preschool scholarships are available through the Moffat County School District and the Colorado Preschool Program.

The scholarships pay for preschool tuition for qualified preschool children who are 3 or 4 years old on or before Aug. 31.

Parents may choose from three preschool options: Sunrise Kids Preschool, the Moffat County School District Early Childhood Center, and school district elementary preschool programs.

Applications are available from the school district at 775 Yampa Ave., and various organizations and preschools in the community.

For more information, contact Sarah Hepworth, Colorado Preschool Program coordinator, at 824-7457, or

Local Union meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday

Local Union 1799 is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. For more information, call Fran Lux at 824-4134.

Craig AARP to discuss volunteer projects

Craig AARP Chapter No. 1418 is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. Chapter members will discuss “Create the Good” volunteer projects.

For more information, call chapter president Beverly Chapman at 824-5098, or visit

9News Health Fair coming in April, May

Kristi Shepherd, 9News Health Fair site coordinator, said a senior draw for those 65 and older will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. April 29 at Sunset Meadows II, 595 Ledford St.

Pre-registration for the senior draw is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, also at Sunset Meadows II.

The primary health fair will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 1 at Sunset Elementary School, 800 W. Seventh St.

For more information, call Shepherd at 824-5814.

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