Datebook for Aug. 22 |

Datebook for Aug. 22

Emma Rinker, right, and George Rinker buy some treats from Yoder's Baked Goods at the Aug. 16 farmers market at Alice Pleasant Park. The Downtown Business Association sponsors the event. The market is scheduled to continue Thursdays at the park as long as the weather permits.
Jerry Raehal

Wednesday, Aug. 22

5:30 p.m. The Craig Beautification Commission hosts its monthly meeting at the Craig Chamber of Commerce. Goals, objectives and plans for 2008 will be discussed. The public is invited to attend.

8 a.m. The Craig Downtown Business Association meets at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. The second Wednesday of each month is a meet and greet hosted by a local business.

6 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary bingo is at the VFW Hall, 419 E. Victory Way. The event is open to the public. Call Mary Walters, 824-2923.

7 p.m. Craig Youth Hockey Association hosts its monthly board meeting at the Moffat County Ice Arena. For more information, call Chris Reilly at 620-0975.

Thursday, Aug. 23

10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Story time at the Craig Branch of the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Today’s theme is “Moving and Groovin.”

3 to 6 p.m. The Downtown Business Association is sponsoring a farmers market at Alice Pleasant Park, off Yampa Avenue. Those wishing to sell their products need to take tables, change and price signs. Call Carol Jacobson at 824-5343.

7 p.m. The premiere mixed doubles league hosts its fall meeting at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center. Call Phyllis Goodwin at 824-3196.

Friday, Aug. 24

7 to 9 p.m. Celebrate Recovery meets at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Child care is provided. Call Caroline at 620-0659.

Saturday, Aug. 25

10 a.m. The Hands-On Quilters meets at the Craig Fire Station. Call Cheryl at 824-2567.

1 to 2 p.m. SHARE Craig Distribution Day takes place at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St. Groceries may be picked up during this time. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Ginny at 326-3003.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Preserving the Last Frontier, Craig’s historical society, meets at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St., in the second floor recreation room. Those interested in local history are invited to attend. Call 824-5343 or 824-3108.

Sunday, Aug. 26

3 p.m. A cancer benefit is in the Hayden High School auditorium. The group Legacy is playing, and donations for the concert go toward medical expenses for 7-year-old Taylen Zabel’s ongoing battle against brain cancer. For more information, go to

5 p.m. VMWA Local 1799 meets at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. Call 824-4134.

Monday, Aug. 27

Noon. AARP Craig Chapter No. 1418 has its annual picnic on the northwest side of City Park. Chicken will be provided. Participants should bring their own table service, beverages and side dishes. RSVP at 824-5123. Leave your name and side dish.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

12:30 to 6 p.m. A blood drive is at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. For information or to schedule an appointment, call The Memorial Hospital at 824-9411 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome as space permits.

6 to 7 p.m. East Elementary hosts its open house.

6:30 to 7 p.m. Sunset Elementary hosts its open house.

7 p.m. Comunidad Integrada offers a free English and Spanish learning club, Intercambio, every Tuesday at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40. Call 846-5521.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

8 a.m. The Craig Downtown Business Association meets at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. The second Wednesday of each month is a meet and greet hosted by a local business.

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