Craig briefs for Nov. 21 |

Craig briefs for Nov. 21

Orchestra to perform at school

Steamboat Springs Orchestra, including five members from Craig, presents Tchaikovsky’s entire Nutcracker Suite No. 1 and his Variations on a Rococo Theme – featuring John Sant’ Ambrogio, former principal cellist with the St. Louis Symphony – at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Moffat County High School.

Some 50 musicians also will perform Sleigh Ride and Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson as well as other holiday favorites made famous by Mannheim Steamroller. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for youths. Advance tickets can be obtained at the Craig Chamber of Commerce or at the door.

Free memory screening Nov. 28

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.

The Aging Well program is collaborating with local physicians to offer free memory screenings Wednesday, Nov. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. in Craig at the Kinder Family Clinic, 595 Russell St., and in Steamboat Springs at Yampa Valley Medical Associates at 940 Central Park Dr., Suite 100.

For more information on memory screenings, call the Aging Well program at 871-7676. For more information on Alzheimer’s, call the Alzheimer’s Association toll-free at 1-800-272-3900.

Natural resources director to speak

AARP Chapter No. 1418 will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Meadows I, 663 Ledford St. Jeff Comstock, Moffat County director of natural resources, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 824-5123.

Church: Don’t be alone for the 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/or families.

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