Datebook for June 24
Friday, June 24
5 p.m. The Boys & Girls Club of Craig will hold a Power Hour Club Bucks Auction. Members can use Club Bucks they have earned to buy cool prizes. Call 826-0411.
6:30 p.m. The High Plains Mustang Club hosts a free “Evening of Horses” at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The event will feature the Mounted Color Guard from Fort Carson, the Meeker Drill Team and the Tugs and Traces Driving Club.
7 p.m. Bingo is at the Elks Club, 43 W. Victory Way.
Saturday, June 25
9 a.m. The Bureau of Land Manage-ment silent horse adoption and Colorado Wild Horse Show is at 9 a.m. at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. Call 824-9505.
9 a.m. Yampatika is offering an Exploring the Colorado River Raft Trip. The fee is $120 for adults and $75 for children. Meet at Yampatika. Blue Sky West supplies the rafts. Participants must be 16 or older, and the event is limited to 12 people. Call Yampatika at 871-9151 to register.
1 p.m. Share Craig Distribution Day is from 1 to 2 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church, 678 School St. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7916.
Noon The eighth annual Taste of South Routt is from noon to 6 p.m. at Decker Park in Oak Creek.
6:30 p.m. Ultra Mini Shootout is at Hayden Speedway.
8 p.m. A one-night-only Perry-Mansfield Faculty Showcase is at the Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. The cost is $12 for adults and $10 for children ages 11 and younger.
Sunday, June 26
5 p.m. The UMWA Local 1799 meets at the Center of Craig. Call 824-4134.
6 p.m. Advocates Against Battering and Abuse hosts its 20th annual Decadent Desserts fund-raiser at the Catamount Golf Clubhouse in Steamboat Springs. The night includes all-you-can-eat dessert samples, live music and silent and live auctions. Tickets are $25. Call 879-2034.
Monday, June 27
The Shadow Mountain Pool will be closed for maintenance. Call 824-3625.
2 p.m. AARP holds its monthly meeting in the Dining Room of Sunset Meadows I. Georgia McAnally of American Northwest Realty will discuss home improvement fraud and the Craig area housing market. Call 824-2528.
7 p.m. Habitat for Humanity of Craig meets the fourth Monday of every month at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Call 824-3470.
Tuesday, June 28
1 p.m. Routt County Conservation District, in conjunction with the Routt County Weed Advisory Board, will hold its annual meeting at Yampa River State Park. The cost is $10 at the door.
7:30 p.m. The Craig City Council meets in City Hall.
Wednesday, June 29
1 p.m. The Craig Branch of the Moffat County Libraries will host “Survivor: Dragon Island Challenge,” part of the summer reading program. The event includes a number of games for children.
7 p.m. The Memorial Hospital Board of Directors meets in the Visiting Nurse Association Board Room.
Thursday, June 30
5 p.m. The community is invited to a gathering from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Craig Chamber of Commerce to say goodbye to former director Cathy Vanatta and to meet new director Annette Gianinetti. Refreshments will be served.
Monday, July 4
6 p.m. A farewell party for Mark and Becky Gorham, who are moving to Louisiana after 25 years in Craig, is at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Bring a dish to share. Drinks and paper goods will be provided.
Saturday, July 9
9 a.m. The Moffat County Humane Society will hold a yard sale as a fund-raiser at 827 Russell St. Donations are being accepted at 827 Russell St. Call Patty at 824-7945.
Wednesday, July 13
7 p.m. A free puppet show, “Yampa River Critters,” is at 7 p.m. July 13 at the Children’s Amphitheater at Yampa River Botanic Park.
Friday, July 15
7 p.m. A Teen Poker Night, featuring Texas Hold’em, will be held at the Boys and Girls Club of Craig. There is a $5 admission charge.
Saturday, July 16
7 a.m. The Yampa Valley Landlord Association will hold a training session in the Red Cross Building. Call 824-7120.
Thursday, July 21
10 a.m. Shriners 16th annual fund-raising golf tournament starts with registration at Yampa Valley Golf Course. The t ournament starts at 11 a.m.
5:30 p.m. Hayden’s Colorado Days Celebration features a Bratwurst Picnic at the park in Hayden.
6 p.m. The Yampa Valley Landlord Association hosts its summer picnic at the Columbine Pool.
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