Datebook for Jan. 28
Saturday, Jan. 28
8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Colorado Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference continues at the Holiday Inn, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. The conference is open to anyone ages 18 to 35 interested in farming and ranching. Call 824-3338.
9 a.m. Registration for the Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club Poker Run, which begins at the Freeman Trailhead. The Poker Run begins at 9:30 a.m. and encompasses 26 miles of groomed trails. The event ends with dinner and awards at 6 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building. Call Rod Lighthizer at 824-3938.
10 a.m. The Hands-On Quilters resumes meetings at the Craig Fire Station. Call Cheryl at 824-2567.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tryouts for the Local Talent Concert of the Craig Concert Association are in the Moffat County High School Auditorium. The talent concert is at 2 p.m. March 12. Call Jim Simpson at 824-4138.
1 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous meets at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. Call 824-6915.
1 to 3:30 p.m. The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union has “Cracker Barrel” Forums at the Holiday Inn, 300 W. Colorado Highway 13. Legislative issues to be considered include water, renewable energy, oil and gas surface rights, pesticide regulation and fallowing. Sen. Jack Taylor, R-Steamboat Springs, will attend. Call 824-6761.
Sunday, Jan. 29
5 p.m. The Local 1799 United Mine Workers of America meets at The Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Colorado Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference meets for the last day at the Holiday Inn, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. The conference is open to anyone ages 18 to 35 interested in farming and ranching. Call 824-3338.
Monday, Jan. 30
1 p.m. The Visiting Nurse Association offers a Breastfeeding Support Group in Moffat County. Women interested in breastfeeding are encouraged to attend, including expecting mothers. The support group is at the VNA’s Gold Conference Room. Call Erica Baker at 871-7656.
6:30 p.m. Dr. Jessica German presents a patient education workshop at the Craig Fire Station. The topic is, “You are what you eat.” Call 824-9479.
Tuesday, Jan. 31
Noon to 1 p.m. The Boys & Girls Club of Craig is open to the public for pickup basketball games every Tuesday and Thursday starting next week. Pickup basketball, for adults only, includes full-court basketball. Call Jonathan at 826-0411.
7 p.m. There is a meeting to organize the 30-year reunion of the Moffat County High School Class of 1976. The meeting is at 610 Taylor St. Call Beth at 824-3986.
Wednesday, Feb. 1
Noon. The Red Hat Society Luncheon is at the Craig Fire Station. All chapters are invited, and participants are encouraged to bring their favorite covered dishes and a drink. The event will include a Valentine’s Day card exchange. Call Toni at 824-2259 or Jaci at 272-3253.
6 p.m. The Colorado Division of Wildlife will sponsor a Hunter Safety Class in the St. Michael Church hall, 678 School St. Call 824-3628 to register.
6:30 to 9 p.m. The Northwest Colo-rado Stewardship meets at the Mof-fat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. The group will discuss the community alternative for the BLM Resource Man-agement Plan revision.
7 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous meets at the First Congregational Church. Call 824-6915.
Thursday, Feb. 2
10 and 11:30 a.m. Moffat County Library, 570 Green St., offers story times. The theme is Groundhog Day.
Noon to 1 p.m. The Boys & Girls Club of Craig will be open to the public for pickup basketball games every Tuesday and Thursday starting next week. Pickup basketball, for adults only, includes full-court basketball. Call Jonathan at 826-0411.
Saturday, Feb. 4
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The Yampa Valley Chapter of Sweet Adelines and Craig Performing Arts Project present, “Way, Way Off Broadway” at the Moffat County High School auditorium. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12 and senior citizens.
Sunday, Feb. 5
1 to 5 p.m. The Craig Bridal Faire ’06 will convene at the Craig Holiday Inn. The event will include 22 businesses offering services and products for weddings. Admission is free. The event is open to the public. Call event co-sponsor Magic Carpet Travel at 824-1951.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
7 p.m. The Parents of Methamphetamine Addicts support group meets the first and third Tuesday every month in the library of Calvary Baptist Church. The group is confidential. No law enforcement or COMA board members will be present. Call 629-1469.
Wednesday, Feb. 8
5 to 7 p.m. SHARE Craig, which works to provide low-cost groceries to residents, will have registration at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St. Call Karen at 824-7939.
Thursday, Feb. 9
4 to 5 p.m. The Moffat County Library, 570 Green St., will offer a session on creating Valentine’s cards. The event will include creating Valentine’s, snacks and Valentine’s stories for participants ages 4 to 10.
Monday, Feb. 13
6 to 9 p.m. Communities Overcoming Meth Abuse will have a bowling tournament fundraiser at Thunder Rolls, 990 Industrial Ave. Tickets cost $60 for a team of four or $15 each. Call Seema at 826-9770.
Saturday, Feb. 25
1 to 2 p.m. SHARE Craig, which works to provide low-cost groceries to residents, will distribute items at St. Michael’s Church, 678 School St. Call Karen at 824-7939.
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