Datebook for Dec. 3


10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Classy Canine 4-H Dog Club offers residents a chance to take Christmas photos with their pets at Murdoch’s Ranch and Home Supply, 2355 W. Victory Way. The group will sell greeting cards and photos of pets and their owners. Proceeds benefit the club.

10 a.m. The Jarvie Ranch in Utah will host its annual “Old Time Ranch Christmas Fest.” The event will include music, crafts, wildlife exhibits, horse-drawn wagon rides, chili lunch and bake sale. Call Jackie at the John Jarvie Historical Ranch, (435)-885-3307.

1 to 4 p.m. Love INC will distribute coats to anyone in need, regardless of income, at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab, 943 W. Eighth Drive. Call 826-4400.

5 p.m. The VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 4265 will host its monthly Senior Citizen’s Dinner at the VFW restaurant. Turkey, noodles, peas, rolls and poke cake will be served.

Sunday, Dec. 4

1 to 4 p.m. The Hayden Heritage Center will host its annual Tree Festival Benefit Auction and Sale at the Routt County Fairgrounds in Hayden. A selection of decorated Christmas trees will be available. All proceeds benefit local organizations and clubs. Call 276-4380.

Wednesday, Dec. 7

8:30 to 11 a.m. Mothers Of Preschoolers meets the first and third Wednesday of every month. The meeting is open to all mothers with children ages 5 and younger. Breakfast and coffee is served at the meeting. Day care is provided by the group, which meets in the basement of Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. For information, call Erin Horst, 824-5349.

Noon The Red Hat Society will host a holiday luncheon at the Craig Fire Station. Participants are encouraged to bring a covered dish or drink and a tree ornament to exchange. For information, call Toni, 824-2259.

3 to 8 p.m. The Northwest Colorado Stewardship meets at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 750 E. Fourth St. The group will discuss a community alternative to the Bureau of Land Management Resource Management Plan revision.

Thursday, Dec. 8

9:30 a.m. The Craig Book Club will meet. Patti and Pres Askew will review David McCullough’s “1776.” For information, call Marti, 824-5488.

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado will meet at the Fiesta Guadalajara Restaurant in Rifle, 1214 Access Road. The association will discuss a variety of issues, including energy development in the region. For information, contact the association at 625-1723.

10 and 11 a.m. Story hours at the Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. The topic is Rudolph, and participants will make reindeer art. For information, call Linda at 824-5116.

Friday, Dec. 9

6 p.m. Craig Youth Soccer Association will have a sign-up and practice for indoor soccer in the gym of Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave. The group will have four sessions in December and more after Christmas break. Cost is $25. For information, call Lashanna Cox, 826-2827.

7 p.m. The Greenridge Mountaineer Square Dance Club will gather at Hayden Congregational Church, 202 E. Jefferson Ave. in Hayden. For information, call Lois Norman at 824-6773.

Saturday, Dec. 10

8 a.m. Registration begins for the Elks National Hoop Shoot for boys and girls ages 8 to 13 at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave. The event begins at 9 a.m. Participants must show a copy of their birth certificates. To register early, call Jody or Dora Watson, 824-2251.

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