Craig briefs for Dec. 14 |

Craig briefs for Dec. 14

Interactive play on New Year's Eve

The Black Mountain Theatre of Craig presents an Interactive Mystery and 1920s Costume Ball from 8 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31 at “Cheezey’s Speakeasy” located in the Center of Craig.

“Get out your dancing shoes and guess ‘who done it’ when a mystery happens right in your midst,” a press release states. Tickets include the show, dancing, hors d’oeuvres and sodas. Cash bar includes beer, wine and champagne. Formal attire or 1920s costumes are encouraged. Limited tickets are $15 and available at Solutions Oriented Systems, 10 W. Victory Way, or Fredrickson’s Contracting, 80 E. Fourth St. Tables of 10 available. Call Julie at 824-5251 or Cindy at 824-6002.

New year a time to quit smoking

A new year. A new start. A new way of living tobacco free. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association encourages smokers to make Jan. 1, 2008, their quit date.

Those interested can call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) and receive free support from a trained coach who guides and supports individuals through the quitting process. Four weeks of free nicotine patches are available, a $100 value. Nicotine gum also is available. Call the VNA at 871-7664 for further assistance.

Roving Christmas Tree rides again

The Roving Christmas Tree will again be making its rounds Christmas Eve. Santa and his helpers will be delivering bags of goodies to the children of Hayden on Christmas Eve. He will arrive at 5 p.m. and continue his rounds until he has visited all the homes in Hayden. Please leave a porch light on to welcome him.

Free Radon test kits available

Winter is the best time to test your home or office for radon – the second leading cause of lung cancer. Free radon test kits are available to Northwest Colorado residents while supplies last. Contact Elisa at the Moffat County Extension Office, 539 Barclay St., 824-9180 for more information.

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Choir concert Sunday at church

The combined choirs of Yampa Valley Baptist Church, 3900 E. Victory Way, will present a Christmas Cantata entitled “The Greatest Gift” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16.

Refreshments will be served after the program. Families will receive a scriptures calendar for 2008, and all the children will receive goodie bags. Everyone is welcome.