Datebook for Aug. 16 |

Datebook for Aug. 16

Tuesday Aug. 16

7 p.m. Strings in the Mountains presents a Van Cliburn 2005 medalist at Strings in the Mountains Music Festival Park. Tickets are $25. Call 879-5056, ext. 105.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

1 p.m. There will be a free seminar on renters’ rights presented by attorney Bill Higgins at the Independent Life Center at the southeast corner of Yampa Avenue and Victory Way. Call 826-0833. A sign language interpreter will be available with advance notice.

5:30 p.m. The Yampa Valley Con–struction Trades Association meets at First National Bank of Steamboat.

Friday, Aug. 19

8 p.m. Strings in the Mountains presents Jackie Greene at Strings in the Mountains Music Festival Park. Tickets are $23. Call 879-5056 ext. 105 or
1 to 3 p.m. Moffat County High School will host a freshman orientation. Students will pick up schedules, find lockers and classrooms and meet the teachers. All freshmen are encouraged to attend.

A ranch horse competition and clinic will be held as part of the Routt County Fair on Friday and Saturday at the fairgrounds in Hayden. The clinic costs $45. Call 879-5214.

Saturday, Aug. 20

9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Computer re–cy–cling will be available at the Moffat County Library parking lot located at 570 Green St. until 2:30 p.m.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Alzheimer’s Asso–ciation presents Savvy Caregiving Techniques for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. The presentation will take place at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab, 943 W. Eighth Drive in Craig. To RSVP, call Annie Smyth at (970) 256-1274 or Regina Grinolds at (970) 824-3985.

6:30 p.m. Racing takes place at Hay–den Speedway. Admission is $6.

Sunday, Aug. 21

10 a.m. The Rev. Bill Lyon will be the guest speaker at Maybell Inter–denominational Bible Church, 60054 U.S. Highway 40. Bible study will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

7 p.m. Strings in the Mountains presents Asleep at the Wheel at Music Festival Park. Tickets are $29. Call 879-5056, ext. 105.

Monday, Aug. 22

7 p.m. The Moffat County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity meets at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 657 Green St. Call the Rev. Melinda Bobo at 826-2670.

7 p.m. Craig Women’s Bowling Association meets at the VFW. Call Eunice Linton at 824-9764.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

7 p.m. The Moffat County School District’s Board of Trustees meets in the School Administration Building.

7:30 p.m. Craig City Council meets in Council Chambers at City Hall.

Saturday, Aug. 27

1 to 2 p.m. Share Craig distribution day is at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7916.

Sunday, Sept. 4

1 p.m. There will be an open house in celebration of Verna Miller’s 80th birthday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. in the dining hall.

Wednesday, Sept. 7

The Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials will be Sept. 7 to 11 in Meeker. There will be a craft fair, art contest, barbecue and other activities. Tickets will be sold only at the gate. A five-day pass for adults costs $30; for children ages 8 to 16, it costs $15. A one-day pass for adults costs $10; for children ages 8 to 16, it costs $5. Children younger than 8 get in free. No pets are allowed. Call (970) 878-5510 or visit

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