Datebook for Aug. 2 |

Datebook for Aug. 2

Tuesday, Aug. 2

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Extra help for the new Medicare prescription drug plan will be available at the Independent Life Center. Call 826-0833.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stephen Potter of the Social Security Administration will be at Independent Life Center to teach service providers about Medicare Part D. This is the drug benefit that will start next January. Anyone who helps Medicare recipients is welcome. Call 826-0833.

5 p.m. The Craig Police Department will participate in National Night Out Activities, with activities for children at the Boys and Girls Club of Craig. Activities include free balloons, free child ID kits, free bike registration, free gun safety locks and information about other police community programs.

6:30 p.m. A public meeting to explain the Elkhead Reservoir Expansion Project is at Holiday Inn, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Call (970) 945-8522.

6:30 p.m. The second meeting of the new Craig Archery Club will be held at the Golden Cavvy. All archers and those interested in archery should attend. For more information, call Robert Winn at 824-1187.

Wednesday, Aug. 3

Noon Red Hat Wednesday luncheon is at Loudy-Simpson Park. All chapters are invited. A potluck lunch will be served. Guests should bring a dish and a drink. Call Toni at 824-2259 or Jaci at 272-3253.

Thursday, Aug. 4

5 p.m. Lt. Gen. (ret.) Jay Garner, the first director of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance in Iraq, will speak about U.S. policy in Iraq as part of the free Seminars at Steamboat series at Centennial Hall in Steamboat.

7 p.m. The Moffat County High School Rodeo Team will meet under the grandstands at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The meeting is for all current team members, as well as those interested in participating. Call 824-3329.

Friday, Aug. 5

4 p.m. The Breeze Basin 4-H Club is holding a fund-raising bake sale until 8 p.m. at City Market.

6:30 p.m. Moffat County Fair Open Horse Show is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

Saturday, Aug. 6

8 a.m. Trapper Fitness Club will host a triathlon beginning at 8 a.m. To register, call Tammy at 824-6932.

8 a.m. Moffat County Fair Open Horse Show is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

9 a.m. Moffat County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament is at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Entry forms are available at the Sheriff’s Office.

10 a.m. Moffat County Fair Parade is downtown.

Dean Acres Archery 3-D shoot is at Dean Acres Archery, 21950 Routt County Road 29 in Oak Creek. Call (970) 736-8280.

Sunday, Aug. 7

1 p.m. The Denver Historical Society will put on a re-enactment of Mr. Moffat at the Marcia Car next to the Visitor Center.

Monday, Aug. 8

9 a.m. Moffat County Fair 4-H and FFA Horse Show is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

Tuesday, Aug. 9

8 a.m. Moffat County Fair 4-H Dog Show is in the grass area at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

9 a.m. Moffat County Fair Judging of 4-H projects is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

6 p.m. Moffat County Fair 4-H Celebration is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

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

7:30 p.m. Neighborhood Watch, a subcommittee of Community Overcoming Methamphetamine Abuse, meets in The Memorial Hospital cafeteria.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

8 a.m. Moffat County Fair Equipment Rodeo is at Moffat County Fair-grounds.

9 a.m. The Rally for a Cure benefit golf tournament is at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The entry fee is $35 and includes lunch and prizes. Call Susan Utzinger at 824-9656.

5 p.m. Moffat County Fair Market Lamb Show is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

5 to 7 p.m. Register for SHARE at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 678 School St. For more information about the SHARE program, call 1-(800) 933-7427 or order online at

Thursday, Aug. 11

8 a.m. Moffat County Fair Goat Show is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

11:30 a.m. The Board of Directors for the Craig Chamber of Commerce meets at the Holiday Inn.

1 p.m. Moffat County Fair Breeding Sheep Show is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

3 p.m. Moffat County’s Employee Pic-nic is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

4 p.m. Moffat County Fair Market Swine Show is at Moffat County Fairgrounds.

7 p.m. The Cancer Support Group will have a special meeting in the VNA conference room. The topic will be Relay for Life. For more information, contact Sherrie Hoefer at 824-7641.

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