Datebook for July 19
Tuesday, July 19
DARE graduates can pick up their DARE cards from 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the front desk of the Moffat County Public Safety Center.
8:30 a.m. The Moffat County commissioners meet at the courthouse.
Wednesday, July 20
10 a.m. The Conservation Districts of the North Platte/White River/Yampa Watershed hosts a watershed workgroup at the Routt Community Building, 1255 Lincoln Ave. in Steamboat Springs. Call Jean Ray at 879-3225.
Thursday, July 21
6 p.m. The Yampa Valley Landlord Association hosts its summer picnic at the Columbine Pool.
6:30 p.m. The Moffat County School District Board of Directors meets in the boardroom of the School Administration Building.
7 p.m. The Craig/Rural Fire Protection District board of directors meets at the fire station.
Friday, July 22
10 a.m. Shriners’ 16th annual fund-raising golf tournament starts with registration at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The tournament starts at 11 a.m.
4 p.m. A Colorado Cares project at Moffat County’s first Habitat for Humanity home restoration at 745 Yampa Ave. is from 4 to 9 p.m. The project is sponsored by the Craig Second Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Luther Church of Grace and First Congregational Church of Craig. Other community members are welcome to help with the project. Call Melinda Bobo at 826-2679 or Susan Croteau at 824-7377.
5 p.m. John Kane, senior judge of the U.S. District Court in Denver and member of numerous commissions on drug laws, will speak about the war on drugs and its effects on the criminal justice system as part of the free Seminars at Steamboat series at Centennial Hall in Steamboat.
5:30 p.m. Hayden’s Colorado Days celebration features a bratwurst picnic at the park in Hayden. A street dance on Walnut Street will follow from 7 to 11 p.m.
Saturday, July 23
9 a.m. Register for the Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center’s second annual Walk for Life fund-raiser, which begins at 10 a.m., starting at The Center of Craig. There will be a five-kilometer walk and run followed by a barbecue at the Moffat County Fairgrounds covered picnic area. Call Sandy at 824-5204.
1 p.m. Share Craig Distribution Day is at St. Michael’s Church, 678 School St., until 2 p.m. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7916.
Sunday, July 24
8 to 11:30 a.m. Celebrate Craig Lodge No. 1577’s 75th anniversary. The Elks will start the celebration week with a pancake breakfast that’s open to the public. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12. Call 824-3557 or 824-2251.
5 p.m. United Mine Workers of America Local 1799 will have a nomination meeting at The Center of Craig.
Monday, July 25
11 a.m. There will be a raffle and fund-raising bake sale, and the snack bar will be open for lunch through July 29 at the Elks Lodge in celebration of its 75th anniversary.
Tuesday, July 26
8:30 a.m. The Moffat County commissioners meet at the courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way.
8:30 p.m. Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the city of Craig will host their annual Splash Party for fifth- and sixth-graders until 10:30 p.m. at the city of Craig pool. The event includes prizes, pizza and music. Admission is $5 a person.
Wednesday, July 27
7 p.m. Heartbeat, a suicide survivor group, meets the fourth Wednesday at Serendipity Coffee House, 576 Yampa Ave.
8:30 p.m. Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the city of Craig will host their annual Splash Party for seventh- and eighth-graders until 10:30 p.m. at the city of Craig pool. The event includes prizes, pizza and music. Admission is $5 a person.
Saturday, July 30
6 p.m. The Elks will have a spaghetti dinner for members and their guests. RSVP to 824-3557 or 824-2251.
Tuesday, Aug. 2
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Extra help for the new Medicare prescription drug plan will be available at the Independent Life Center. Call 826-0833.
Thursday, Aug. 4
5 p.m. Lt. Gen. (ret.) Jay Garner, the first director of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance in Iraq in 2003, will speak about U.S. policy in Iraq as part of the free Seminars at Steamboat series at Centennial Hall in Steamboat.
7 p.m. Heartbeat, suicide survivor group, meets the fourth Wednesday at Serendipity Coffee House, 576 Yampa Ave.
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