Datebook for May 8
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Church of Destiny offers free labor on oil changes for single mothers and widows at Craig Conoco, 140 W. Victory Way. The gas station will offer use of its bay and church volunteers will perform the oil changes. The cost for the oil and filter is $20 from Conoco, or women can bring their own. Call 824-4486.
8 a.m. The Special Olympics Colorado Western Area Summer Games begins with a torch run from Safeway, 1295 W. Victory Way, to Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Opening ceremonies will take place at 9 a.m., and track and field, power lifting and swimming events will follow.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Spring Mother’s Day Bazaar takes place at Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way. There will be arts, crafts, candles, and jewelry available. Call 824-7011.
2 p.m. The Augusta Wallihan Chapter of the National Honor Society Daughters of the American Revolution hosts its monthly meeting at the Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave. The meeting is open to the public. Call regent Shannan Koucherik at 824-9518.
5 p.m. Just Dance, a Craig dance studio, hosts a recital at the Moffat County High School auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. The event is free and open to the public. Call Jeni Jones at 629-2651.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
6 p.m. Maybell Cultural Heritage Days hosts a community potluck, pig-roast and dance in Maybell Park. Admission is a food dish. Donations are welcomed to fund improvements to the park. Call Lisa Balstad at 824-7000.
8 p.m. An open meeting of Craig Group One Alcoholics Anonymous takes place at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call Bud at 824-1793.
Sunday, May 9
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Maybell Cultural Heritage Days and Sombrero Ranches horse drive take place in Maybell Park. The event is open to the public. The event will feature an art show, silent auction, and various events including old time photography, saddle and rope making. Call Lisa Balstad at 824-7000.
1 p.m. An open meeting of Craig Group One Alcoholics Anonymous takes place at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call Bud at 824-1793.
4 p.m. The God Delusion/Reason for God discussion group meets at McDonald’s. The group discusses topics on both sides of faith.
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