Craig briefs for Oct. 30
Friday last day for early voting
Friday is the last day for early voting in the 2007 general election. Visit the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 221 W. Victory Way, Suite 200, between 8 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Federal law requires voters to present identification at the polls.
Vote centers open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 6
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Vote Centers are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and located at the Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way in Craig; Hamilton Town Hall on South Highway 13 in Hamilton; the Maybell Community Center, 103 Ellis in Maybell; and Dinosaur Town Hall, 333 S. Stegosaurus. Federal law requires voters to present identification at the polls.
Sandrock Ridge hosts trick and treating
Trick-or-treating is scheduled to take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab, on the corner of Ledford and Eighth Drive.
‘Oklahoma’ to be performed at MCHS
Moffat County High School is presenting the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” with four performances – at 7 p.m. Nov. 15, 16 and 17 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 17 – in the Moffat County High School auditorium.
Ticket price is $5 for general admission. MCHS are admitted free with student ID.
Deadline today for library pumpkin contest
Deadline for the Moffat County Libraries pumpkin-decorating contest is today. Contestants can decorate pumpkins, squash, and gourd. Decorations only; no carvings. Bring pumpkins to the Craig branch at 570 Green St.
Children’s book week is scheduled to be celebrated at the library Nov. 8 during the library’s story time, and there will be stories and activities about the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 15. Story times are at 10 and 11:30 a.m.
Singers wanted for Handel’s Messiah
Rehearsals are scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, beginning today, 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.
Cancer support group meeting in Steamboat
The Cancer Education Support Group sponsored by the VNA is scheduled to meet at noon Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the conference room of the Steamboat Springs VNA at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Note the change in location of this meeting.
This month will be a general support group meeting. Anyone with a diagnosis of cancer as well as his or her friends and family are invited to attend. The Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Coalition will provide lunch. Call Katy Thiel at 871-7628.
Order from SHARE Craig November menu
To order from SHARE’s November menu, visit Craig SHARE at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St., on Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. November’s order pickup date is from 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 17.
For more information on the SHARE program call 1-800-933-7427 or you can order online at http://www.sharecolorado.com
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. Nov. 13 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, Room 203 for the 2 p.m. meeting and Room 201 for the 6:30 p.m. meeting.
CNCC sponsoring ‘An Inconvenient Truth’
Colorado Northwestern Community College is sponsoring the viewing of Al Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize winning film, “An Inconvenient Truth” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in Craig Campus Bell Tower building, Room 201. There is no charge. Call 824-1135.
Aging Well program offered on 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.
Church launches ‘Bible Blitz’ curriculum
First Congregational United Church of Christ, 630 Green St., is beginning a new curriculum called “Bible Blitz,” a class to learn to look things up in the Bible for first- through sixth-graders. The church also has a new toddler kindergarten class learning their first Bible stories.
Classes start at 10 a.m. Call 824-6836 for more information.
After near-drowning of paddle boarder, CPW reminds public to wear life vests, observe boating safety rules for all crafts
As stand-up paddle boards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using this watercraft.