Craig briefs: Vision expo today in Hayden |

Craig briefs: Vision expo today in Hayden

“The Eyes Have It” expo on aging eyes and vision loss is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Haven Community Center, 300 S. Shelton Lane, in Hayden.

There will be presentations on low vision, aging and changing eyes, adaptation for aging eyes and living with limited vision. Informational booths on eye diseases, magnification and reading, adapted computers, employment, adapted devices for daily living and resources and services also will be available.

The Hayden Lions, Skitown Lions, Craig Lions, Independent Life Center and Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is sponsoring the event.

For more information, call the Independent Life Center at 826-0833.

English classes new semester scheduled

Integrated Community has announced its new semester of English classes will begin Sept. 8.

All classes will take place in the basement of St. Michael Catholic Church’s office building, 678 School St.

The morning class is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Afternoon classes are scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m.

Placement tests are at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the church.

There is a $50 registration fee for the English classes.

For more information, call Integrated Community at 824-6424.

‘Living Proof Live’ to be shown at local church

The program, “Living Proof Live,” with Beth Moore will be simulcast Aug. 28 and 29 at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Aug. 28, and the program begins at 8 p.m. On Aug. 29, doors open at 8:30 a.m., and the event begins at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call Janet at the church at 824-5222.

Community yard sale Saturday at church

Craig Congregational Church, 630 Green St., will host the first “Junk in the Trunk” community yard sale in its south parking lot from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The cost for people to sell items at the event is $10 for two parking spaces and a table, if needed. Sellers should arrive at 8 a.m. to begin setting up, and payment is made on site.

Proceeds will benefit the church’s Capital Campaign Furnace Fund.

For more information, call pastor Bob Woods at 824-6836 between 9 a.m. and noon.

The church will host a similar event Sept. 12, at the same location and with the same hours.

Tickets available for Craig Fire/Rescue event

The 70th annual Craig Fire/Rescue Firefighter’s Ball/Luau is scheduled for 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the OP Bar & Grill, 534 E. Victory Way.

Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from any firefighter or by calling Ashley at the fire station at 824-5914.

All proceeds benefit the Craig Fire/Rescue High School Scholarship Fund.

Agency seeking bilingual volunteers

Integrated Community is seeking bilingual volunteers to assist the organization with its Resource & Referral Program on Mondays and Wednesdays. Volunteers must speak Spanish, enjoy helping the immigrant community, and be respectful and mature.

Call Tatiana Achcar at 871-4599.

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