Datebook for Aug. 17 |

Datebook for Aug. 17

ednesday, Aug. 17

1 p.m. There will be a free seminar about 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.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mothers Of Preschoolers is having registration in City Park. MOPS is for children 5 and younger. There will be hot dogs, drinks, face painting and balloons free to moms who register. Call Erin Horst at 824-5349 or Amanda Love at 824-3040.

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a Community Health Center Steering Committee Meeting at Hayden Town Hall to continue discussions about the feasibility of a Community Health Center in Northwest Colorado. The meeting is open to the general public. Call Suzi Mariano at 879-1632 for more information.

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

Thursday, Aug. 18

7 p.m. Moffat County Child Care Providers Association is celebrating its one-year anniversary until 9 p.m. with an open house at First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way. Attendance is by invite only, but unlicensed providers are urged to call for more information. Call Paula Reed at 824-6756.

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 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 recycling will be at the Moffat County Library parking lot, 570 Green St.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Alzheimer’s Association 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 Hayden Speedway. Admission is $6.

Sunday, Aug. 21

10 a.m. The Rev. Bill Lyon will be the guest speaker at Maybell Interdenominational 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.

Thursday, Sept. 1

5 p.m. Today is the deadline for the submission of photos for the Humane Society of Moffat County’s 2006 Pet Mates Calendar. Drop prints or CDs off at the Craig Daily Press, 466 Yampa Ave., or email .jpg files to Call Michelle Perry at 824-7031.

Friday, Sept. 2

7 p.m. The Moffat County High School Bulldogs open their season against Rawlins, Wyo., in Rawlins.

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. from 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 is $30; children ages 8-16, $15; one-day pass for adults, $10; children ages 8-16, $5. Those younger than 8 get in free. No pets are allowed. Call (970) 878-5510 or visit

Friday, Sept. 9

6 p.m. “Women in His Image,” a Christian conference for women of every faith, begins at First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way, and continues Sept. 10. Call Lynn at 824-5437 or Jannie at 824-5638.

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