Datebook for Dec. 14 |

Datebook for Dec. 14


6 to 8:30 p.m. The Craig Assembly of God Church, 1150 E. Ninth St., hosts “what the first Christmas was really like” – a “hands-on holy land experience.” Call Earlita at 824-0365.

6 p.m. The Elks Lodge hosts bingo each Friday night. Fifteen games are played with a minimum payout of $1,000 each night. The lodge is located at 43 W. Victory Way. Doors open at 5 p.m.

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, Dec. 15

8 a.m. Elks National Free Throw “Hoop Shoot” Contest is at Craig Intermediate School, 201 E. Ninth St. For more information, call Frank Sadvar at 824-6131.

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11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Santa Claus will be at the Centennial Mall, sponsored by DECA.

1 to 3 p.m. SHARE Craig Distribution Day takes place at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Ginny at 326-3003.

1 to 4 p.m. Santa and his sleigh will be at the Wyman Museum. Picture opportunities are available. The Moffat County High School band will be playing music, and Wyman crafters will help kids make Christmas ornaments at no charge. Hot chocolate and cider will be available. Call the museum at 824-6346.

6 to 8:30 p.m. The Craig Assembly of God Church, 1150 E. Ninth St., hosts “what the first Christmas was really like” – a “hands-on holy land experience.” Call Earlita at 824-0365.

Sunday, Dec. 16

10:30 a.m. The children and youths of Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ will present a Christmas program, “Joy For All The World.” All are welcome.

1:30 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary bingo is at the VFW Hall, 419 E. Victory Way. It is open to the public. Sunday bingo sessions occur every week. Contact Mary Walters at 824-2923.

5 p.m. United Mine Workers Association Local 1799 meets at the Center of Craig.

6 p.m. The combined choirs of Yampa Valley Baptist Church, 3900 E. Victory Way, present a Christmas Cantata titled “The Greatest Gift.” Refreshments will be served after the presentation. Adults will receive a 2008 scripture calendar, and children get a goodie bag. The public is welcome to attend.

Monday, Dec. 17

9 to 11 a.m. Toddler/preschool playgroup is at Serendipity’s. Call Kevin at 824-1703.

2 p.m. AARP Chapter No. 1418 meets at Sunset Meadows I, 663 Ledford St. Featured guests will be the Mennonite Church youth choir. Speakers from the Independent Life Center will make a short presentation. Call 824-5123.

4 to 6 p.m. The MS Support Group is scheduled to meet at the Craig Colorado Northwest Visiting Nurse Association. Call Kathy at 871-7661.

5:30 p.m. The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Moffat County Libraries is at the Craig branch, 570 Green St. The public is invited to attend.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

6:30 to 8:15 p.m. “Pulse” Young group, for youths ages 11 to 18, meets every Tuesday at the New Creation Church in the Centennial Mall. Call 756-0010.

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, Dec. 19

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.