Datebook for Dec. 6
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 are 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.
1 to 4 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and Lutheran Church of Grace will hold their second annual Christmas Tea at the churches, 657 Green St. Tea, sweets and sandwiches will be served. Tickets are $5. Limited tickets are available at the door. Call Susie at 824-9633.
Thursday, Dec. 15
10 and 11 a.m. Story-hours at the Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Holiday stories will be told, and children will make tree hats. For information, call Linda at 824-5116.
Friday Dec. 16
7 p.m. The Greenridge Mountaineer Square Dance Club will gather at Hayden Congregational Church, 202 E. Jefferson Ave. in Hayden. A Christmas potluck dinner will be held at 6 p.m. For information, call Lois Norman at 824-6773.
Saturday, Dec. 17
1 to 2:30 p.m. SHARE, a program working to provide affordable groceries, distributes items at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 678 School St. Call Karen Gibson 824-7939.
4 p.m. The Browns Park and Maybell Community Christmas party will be held at Lodore Hall in Browns Park. A traditional turkey and ham dinner will be served. Participants are encouraged to bring a salad, vegetable or dessert to share. Parents should bring a wrapped gift for Santa to give each of their children. For information, call Lois Vaughn, (970)-269-8950.
Thursday, Dec. 22
10 and 11 a.m. Story-hours at the Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Holiday stories will be shared, followed by cookie decorating. For information, call Linda at 824-5116.
Thursday, Dec. 29
10 and 11 a.m. Story-hours at the Craig branch of Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Stories about New Year’s celebrations and art.
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