Datebook for Aug. 19 |

Datebook for Aug. 19

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 from 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 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

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