Craig briefs for Nov. 13 |

Craig briefs for Nov. 13

Church: Don't be alone for holiday

— First Congregational Church will host a special Thanksgiving dinner Sunday, the church recently announced.

Anyone who will be spending Thanksgiving alone or without family is invited to the dinner, which will begin at 11:30 a.m., or immediately after church service, at the church at 630 Green St.

The dinner is open to individuals and families.

CNCC to look at

elementary licensure

Mesa State is scheduled to be at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig Campus at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today to conduct a discussion about the possibility of bringing a four-year elementary teacher licensure program to Craig in partnership with CNCC. The forums will be held at the Bell Tower, in Room 203 for the 2 p.m. meeting and Room 201 for the 6:30 p.m. meeting.

Volunteer to smokeout disease on Thursday

The Colorado Northwest Visiting Nurse Association is encouraging residents to “be a health ambassador for your community,” according to a press release. “Help prevent lung disease, cancer, and heart disease. Volunteer for the Great American Smokeout on Thursday.”

Contact the VNA for more information at 871-7664.

Support group to host juicing program

Craig Cancer Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Craig office, 745 Russell Street. Irina Caras will present a program on juicing. Cancer survivors and their support people are invited to the tasting party. For more information, call 824-3990.

CNCC sponsoring ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

Colorado Northwestern Community College is sponsoring a viewing of Al Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning film, “An Inconvenient Truth” at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Craig Campus Bell Tower building, Room 201. There is no charge. Call 824-1135.

MCHS presents ‘Oklahoma’ musical

Moffat County High School is presenting the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” with four performances – at 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday – in the Moffat County High School auditorium.

Ticket price is $5 for general admission. MCHS students are admitted free with student ID.

SAPP support group designed to aid parents

The Special Angels Parent Program is a support group for parents who have children with special needs.

The next support group meeting is scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday inside the gold room at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 745 Russell St. For more information, call Amanda Boswell at 824-6036 or e-mail

Singers wanted for Handel’s Messiah

Singers are wanted for Handel’s Messiah. Rehearsals are scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the United Methodist Church in Steamboat Springs.

Performances are at the Christian Center in Steamboat on Dec. 22 and Dec. 23.

Call Marie at 871-4883.

Aging Well offers ‘Wellness Wednesdays’

The Aging Well Program offers an all-day program, “Wellness Wednesdays,” each Wednesday at the American Legion Building (Shadow Mountain Clubhouse) in Craig for adults “50 and Better.”

Activities are offered from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. including art, writing and exercise classes. This week’s lunchtime presentation is “Cash & Medicaid Benefits for Older Adults” by Kristy Loyd, Moffat County Social Services Adult Programs Coordinator. Lunch will be served.

Participants are asked to register for activities prior to each Wednesday. For more information call the Aging Well information line at 871-7676.

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