Datebook for 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 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.
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Aging Well’s all-day program “Wellness Wednesdays” is at the American Legion Building in Craig for adults “50 and Better.” This week’s lunchtime presentation is “The Caregiver Support Program and the Senior Equipment and Services Program,” by Nancy McStay, RN, program director for the Caregiver Support Program and Senior Equipment and Services Program.
Thursday, Dec. 20
10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Story time at the Moffat Counties Libraries Craig branch, 570 Green St., is on the world and culture.
Friday, Dec. 21
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The second annual Moffat County High School girls swim team Parents Night Out is at Ridgeview Elementary School. The swim team is scheduled to provide dinner, crafts and activities for children. Tickets cost $15, and proceeds go to the swim team. Call Kim at 824-8841 to make reservations.
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. The purpose of the group is to help people overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups in a safe environment. Live worship music and child care is provided. Late comers welcome. Call Caroline at 620-0659.
Saturday, Dec. 22
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Santa Claus will be at the Centennial Mall, sponsored by DECA.
Sunday, Dec. 23
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.
3:30 p.m. Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ will be caroling from a horse-drawn hay wagon through the downtown streets of Hayden beginning at 3:30 p.m. followed by a chili supper in the Parish Hall.
Wednesday, Dec. 26
The Aging Well’s all-day program, “Wellness Wednesdays,” is canceled.
Moffat County is showing a sharp increase in gonorrhea cases after years of declining incidents of the sexually transmitted disease.