Datebook for Aug. 27 |

Datebook for Aug. 27

Oscar Valdez, 18, and Paul Collins, 17, of Tunies & Such Nursery & Landscaping, lay grass Tuesday for the opening of the new west Kum & Go in Craig.


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.

Noon. Craig Group One Alcoholics Anonymous’ women’s open meeting is at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 888-333-9649.

Noon. Yampa Valley Ladies Golf Association will hold its August meeting at the Tin Cup Grill. Lunch costs $8. For information or reservations, call the Tin Cup Grill at 824-3764.

Noon. A hike for children, ages 3 to 6, takes place at Loudy-Simpson Park. Meet at the parking lot next to the Yampa River. The hike will include exploring two miles of nature trail. Bring water, a snack and collection bag. Call Kevin at 824-1703.

3:30 to 7 p.m. 55 and older swim is at the American Legion Post 62 pool,1055 Moffat County Road 7. Call 824-3625.

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6 to 8 p.m. Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Annual Community Appreciation Cookout takes place at CNCC’s Craig campus. Burgers, hotdogs and music are provided.

6 p.m. Fred H. Meyer, M.D., will give a talk on meditation as adjunctive therapy in chronic illness at Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurses Association, Gold Conference Room, 745 Russell St., in Craig. For information, call Kathy at 871-7661.

Thursday, Aug. 28

8:30 to 10 a.m. Senior swimnastics is at the American Legion Post 62 pool,

1055 CR 7. Call 824-3625.

10 and 11:30 a.m. Story time takes place at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. This week’s theme is back to school. Please arrive 10 minutes early to avoid distractions. Call 824-5116.

Noon. A public meeting with The Neenan Co., the Moffat County School District general contractor, will be held in the board of education room at the central office, 775 Yampa Ave. Lunch will be provided, and there will be time for questions from the public.

3 p.m. Voter registration for the November 2008 General Election will be offered at the Farmer’s Market in Alice Pleasant Park. First-time voters and people new to the area can drop by and register. This is a non-partisan, public service provided by Colorado Environmental Coalition and Friends of Northwest Colorado.

7 p.m. Obama’s Colorado Campaign for Change will host an Obama Democratic Nomination Watch Party at American Legion Post No. 62, 1055 CR 7, in Craig. Attendees will watch Sen. Barack Obama accept the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. Information will be available on how to get involved with the Obama-Biden campaign. For more information, call Jen Stutsman at 720-317-2322 or e-mail

8 to 9:15 p.m. Craig Group One Alcoholics Anonymous’ open topic discussion meeting is at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 888-333-9649.