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Datebook for May 20

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8 a.m. Habitat for Humanity is holding a fund-raising garage sale until 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the garage next to Brass Key Realty. Items for sale were donated by community members. Donuts will be for sale in the morning. Call 824-7086.

10 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering immunizations every Monday and Friday. New clients should bring in their records 24 to 48 hours before their appointment dates. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by their parents or present a signed permission slip from a parent. Medicaid recipients should bring their cards. Call the VNA at 824-8233.



5:30 p.m. The Boys & Girls Club of Craig will have its grand opening for the public. There will be a burrito dinner, tours of the building, Jump-O-Lene for the children, drawings for some great prizes and music by the Craig Middle School band. Tickets for the burrito dinner are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger if purchased in advance. Tickets at the door are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Tickets may be purchased at KS Kreations, New Images, Taco Bell and the Boys & Girls Club. Guests may park at the BLM and Standard Plumbing and take a free shuttle bus to the BGCC building.

7 p.m. The Governor’s Tag raffle, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, will be held at the Holiday Inn. Call Sue Syvertson at 824-3633.



7 p.m. Bingo is at the Elks Club, 43 W. Victory Way. Children are welcome with adult supervision.

Saturday, May 21

7 a.m. The 19th annual “Where the Hell is Maybell?” bike ride departs from Northwest Storage, 4295 U.S. Highway 40. Another group departs at 7:30 a.m. from Western Knolls subdivision. The race is free. There will be a breakfast served in Maybell for riders, with a cost of $5 per person. Call 826-2029.

8 a.m. Habitat for Humanity is holding a fund-raising garage sale until 3 p.m. today and Saturday at the garage next to Brass Key Realty. Items for sale were donated by community members. Donuts will be for sale in the morning. Call 824-7086.

10 a.m. Join local bird enthusiast Nancy Merrill for a guided bird walk at the Yampa River Preserve on Carpenter Ranch just east of Hayden. Enjoy the peaceful morning scenery and learn about the avian residents of the Carpenter Ranch.

10 a.m. Hands-On Quilters will meet at the Craig Fire Station. There will be a demonstration on chenille strip quilts. Call Cheryl at 824-2567.

11 a.m. The Craig Daily Press’ annual Hometown Heroes picnic will be held at City Park next to the VFW. The picnic is free of charge, and hamburgers, salads and beverages will be provided. Community members are encouraged to bring desserts to share. This community picnic is a celebration of the men and women who are serving in the armed forces or have lost their lives serving our country and for the veterans who have made so many American freedoms possible. For more information, call Samantha Johnston at 824-7031.

11 a.m. District 10 of the National Barrel Horse Association is sponsoring a competition at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds. Call (970) 948-4400 or visit http://www.NBHACO-10.freeservers.com.

Noon The Moffat County Cowbelles will meet at the Galaxy Restaurant. Call Marie Schneider at 824-6408.

1 p.m. Share distribution is at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 678 School St., until 2 p.m. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7916.

2 p.m. The Caregivers Support Group meets at Sand Rock Ridge Care and Rehab. Call Regina Grinolds at 824-3985.

6:30 p.m. Yampa Valley Racing Association is hosting a benefit race at Hayden Speedway. This is the first race of the season.

Sunday, May 22

Noon Brown’s Hole Homemakers’ Club meets in Lodore Hall, Browns Park. Lodore Hall is west on U.S. Highway 40, turn onto Colorado Highway 318 to Browns Park, drive 50 miles west to Lodore Hall. For more information, call Dora Watson at 824-2251 or Lodore Hall at (970) 269-3000.

1 p.m. Tugs and Traces, a horse cart and buggy driving club, will meet at the Routt County Fairgrounds in Hayden. Locations vary each month. Call Debbie Dunaway 826-0436 for information.

Monday, May 23

10 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering immunizations every Monday and Friday. New clients should bring in their records 24 to 48 hours before their appointment dates. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by their parents or present a signed permission slip from a parent. Medicaid recipients should bring their cards. Call the VNA at 824-8233.

Noon Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends of loved ones afflicted with alcohol abuse, meets until 1 p.m. at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 824-7320.

2 p.m. American Association of Retired Persons AARP meeting at Sunset Meadows 1. Call Bev Chapman at 824-5123.

7 p.m. Habitat for Humanity meets the fourth Monday of the month at the Lutheran Church of Grace, 657 Green St. Call 824-2210.

Tuesday, May 24

6:30 p.m. New member and parent orientation will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, 1324 U.S. Highway 40 in Craig. New members, existing parents and interested community members are encouraged to attend. Call 826-0411.

7 p.m. The Yampa Valley Vehicle Coalition meets at the Moffat County fair grounds in the Pavilion. The group will be discussing proposals to give to the Bureau of Land Management for consideration during their future planning process. Call 824-2683.

Wednesday, May 25

10 a.m. Join local bird enthusiast Nancy Merrill for a guided bird walk at the Yampa River preserve on Carpenter Ranch just east of Hayden. Enjoy the peaceful morning scenery and learn about the avian residents of the Carpenter Ranch

11:45 a.m. Moffat County on the Move meets at the CSU Cooperative Extension Office, 539 Barclay St., until 1 p.m. Call 824-9108.

7 p.m. Bingo is held at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way and is open to the public. Call 824-7145.

Thursday, May 26

7 p.m. The Craig Ministerial alliance and Moffat County Young Life would like to invite all Moffat County seniors, their families and friends to a Baccalaureate Service, Wednesday, May 25 at the high school auditorium. A reception will follow the service.

7 p.m. HEARTBEAT, a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, meets at Serendipity, 576 Yampa Ave. Call Barb Seed or Tracey Lathrop at 824-6541.

8 p.m. Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends of loved ones afflicted with alcohol abuse, meets until 9 p.m. at 50 S. Ranney St. Call 824-7320.

Friday, May 27

The Boy’s and Girls be closed staring May 28 and will re-open for the summer beginning June 13.

10 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering immunizations every Monday and Friday. New clients should bring in their records 24 to 48 hours before their appointment dates. Children under 18 must be accompanied by their parents or present a signed permission slip from a parent. Medicaid recipients should bring their card. Call VNA at 824-8233.

7 p.m. Bingo is held at the Elks Club, 43 W. Victory Way. Children are welcome with adult supervision.

Saturday, May 26

9 a.m. Wapiti Bowman’s Archery Club is hosting their 10th annual tournament at Dean Acres near in Oak Creek. Saturday is the Trophy Shoot. A Smoker round will be held Sunday.There will be a 20 target warm up and 20 target one arrow competition Fee range from $10-$40. For direction or more fee information call Dennis at 970-879-8363 or Al at 970-870-2919.

Sunday, May 27

9 a.m. Wapiti Bowman’s Archery Club is hosting their 10th annual tournament at Dean Acres near in Oak Creek. Sunday is the Smoker round. There will be a 20 target warm up and 20 target one arrow competition Fee range from $10-$40. For direction or more fee information call Dennis at 970-879-8363 or Al at 970-870-2919.

Ongoing

7 p.m. Moffat County Search and Rescue will meet at the Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St. on the second Monday of every month. Call 826-4513.

Craig Group 1 of Alcoholics Anonymous is holding meetings at 50 S. Ranney St. The schedule: Sundays, 1 p.m., open AA meeting; Mondays, noon, Alanon; Mondays, 7 p.m., open AA men’s meeting; Tuesdays, 8 p.m., closed AA meeting; Wednesdays, noon, open women’s AA meeting; Wednesdays, 8 p.m., open meeting Big Book Study/Step Study; Thursdays, 8 p.m., AA open meeting; Fridays, 8 p.m., AA open meeting; Saturdays, 8 p.m., AA open meeting. The last Saturday of the month is an AA birthday meeting. Call 824-7320.

Narcotics Anonymous is holding meetings at 11 W. Victory Way, #203 (upstairs). The schedule is: Tuesdays, 6 p.m.; Fridays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, noon; and Sundays, 7 p.m. Call 824-5335 or 629-1794.

The Neighborhood Watch, a subcommittee of COMA, meets every second and forth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at The Memorial Hospital.

Children’s story-hour is held at 10 and 11 a.m. each Thursday morning at the Moffat County Library, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116.

Noon Friends of the Library group meets for a brown bag lunch the second Tuesday of the month at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116.

DOES NOT MEET DURING THE SUMMER: The community playgroup for infants to 5-year-olds and their parents meets every Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Early Education Center in the Moffat County School Administration Building, 775 Yampa Ave.

The Cancer Support Group meets from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. every third Thursday of the month in the Visiting Nurse Association conference room, 745 Russell St. Call 824-7641.

LIFE — a weight loss group — meets Monday nights at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St., in Craig. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. Call Joan at 824-6611.

HEARTBEAT, a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, meets at Serendipity, 576 Yampa Ave., the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Call Barb Seed or Tracey Lathrop at 824-6541.

Compassionate Friends meets from 4 to 5 p.m. the second Thursday of every month at the First Congregational Church, Sixth and Green streets, in the library room. The mission of the Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive. Call Audrey Danner at 824-6636.

The American Legion Post 62 and Auxiliary meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at the First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way at 7 p.m. Please bring your food bank donations. Call 824-3085 after 5 p.m.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at Calvary Baptist, 1050 Yampa Ave., from 8:30 a.m. until 11a.m. The cost is $6, which includes breakfast, crafts and speakers. Children are welcome. Call 824-0101.

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) meets the fourth Monday of the month at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St., at 2 p.m. Call Beverly Chapman 824-5123.

Yampa Valley Sewing Guild meets at the Boys and Girls Club, 1324 U.S. Highway 40, on the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. All seamstresses are invited. Call Pat 824-3324.

Knights of Columbus meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 678 School St. Call 824-5488 or 824-5330.

Moffat County on the Move meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at the CSU Cooperative Extension Office, 539 Barclay St., at ll:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. Call 824-9108.

Craig Mental Health offers group therapy for women recovering from substance abuse on Friday’s from noon 2 p.m. Childcare is provided. Contact 824-6541.

The Craig Book Club meets the second Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. Location of the meeting is rotating among members. Call Patti at 826-0412.

Moffat County Child Care Providers Association (a nonprofit association) meets the third Thursday of each month at the First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way, at 6:30 p.m. An educational or informative program will follow. Call Paula Reed, president, at 824-6756.

The VFW Ladies Auxiliary hosts a family-style free dinner for senior citizens at VFW, 419 E. Victory Way the first Saturday of the month at 5 p.m. Proceeds from VFW bingo helps sponsor the event. Call 824-7145.

Brown’s Hole Homemakers’ Club meets every third Sunday at noon in the Lodore Hall, Browns Park. Lodore Hall is west on U.S. Highway 40, turn onto Colorado Highway 318 to Browns Park, drive 50 miles west to Lodore Hall. Meetings will resume in 2005 on Jan. 18. For more information call Dora Watson, Vice President, 824-2251 or Lodore Hall (970) 269-3000.

Awana meeting at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. for ages 3 through twelfth grade on Sundays at 5 p.m. For more information call Pastor Rod Compton at 824-5222.

Awana for seventh and eighth grades meeting at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. on Sundays at 6 p.m. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

ENDED APRIL 30 Until next school year. Quest Bible-based activities program for children grades kindergarten through fourth will meet at the First Congregational Church, 630 Green St., Craig, every Wednesday at 3 until 4:45 p.m. Meetings will resume for 2005 in Sept. Stories, activities and snack will be provided. Call 824-3039.

Awana for ages 3 through sixth grade on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

New member and parent orientation will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, 1324 U.S. Highway 40 in Craig every Tuesday at 6 p.m. New members, existing parents and interested community members are encouraged to attend. Meetings will resume for 2005 on Jan. 4. Call 826-0411.

Awana for ages 3 through sixth grade on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

Awana for ages 3 through sixth grade on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

Yampa Valley Antique Power Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in antique tractors is welcome. Call Dean at 824-3588 for location.

Third Thursday of every month

The Cancer Support Group meets from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Visiting Nurse Association conference room, 745 Russell St. Call 824-7641.

MONDAY & FRIDAY 10 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering immunizations every Monday and Friday. New clients should bring in their records 24 to 48 hours before their appointment dates. Children under 18 must be accompanied by their parents or present a signed permission slip from a parent. Medicaid recipients should bring their card. Call VNA at 824-8233.

Bingo is held every Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way and is open to the public. Call 824-7145.

Bingo is held every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. .at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way and is open to the public. Call 824-7145.

Bingo is held every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Elks Club, 43 W. Victory Way. Children are welcome with adult supervision.

The Moffat County Humane Society meets at the Animal Shelter, 2430 E. Victory Way, at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month. Call 870-7500.

Habitat for Humanity meets the forth Monday of the month at the Lutheran Church of Grace. 657 Green St at 7 p.m. The public has a warm and standing invitation. Call 824-2210.

Tugs and Traces, a horse cart and buggy driving club meets on the third Sunday of every month. Locations vary each month. Call Debbie Dunaway 826-0436 for location and information.


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