Datebook for Nov. 12 |

Datebook for Nov. 12

No School. In-service day for elementary and intermediate schools. No classes. Book fairs will be open during parent/teacher conferences.

7:30 a.m. The Boys and Girls Club of Craig is sponsoring a play day for elementary school students at their building, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40, until 6 p.m. School district buses will be on their regular morning schedules to provide transportation for club members. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided but children must bring their own lunches. There is no charge or registration for Boys and Girls Club members; nonmembers may attend for a $20 fee. Call 826-0411 for more information.

8 a.m. Craig Intermediate School parent/teacher conferences will be held until 11:30 a.m.

8 a.m. East Elementary School parent/teacher conferences will be held until 11 a.m.

8 a.m. Ridgeview Elementary School parent/teacher conferences will be held until 11 a.m.

8 a.m. Sunset Elementary School parent/teacher conferences will be held until 11 a.m.

9 a.m. The Friends of the Library group is having a used book sale in the old Payless Shoe store at Centennial Mall until 5 p.m. today and Saturday. Call 824-5116.

9:30 a.m. A community playgroup for parents with young children is scheduled at the Early Childhood Education Center, 775 Yampa Ave. Call 824-0371.

Noon The Holiday Craft Show is at Centennial Mall until 7 p.m. Over 75 local and area vendors will be selling handcrafted goods and serving food. Call 824-7011.

3 p.m. The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is holding an open house for all nonprofit organizations in the valley until 6 p.m. The open house will be at the foundation’s new location in the Sundance Office Suites, 465 Anglers Drive (upstairs from the post office). Representatives from local nonprofits are asked to bring a copy of their latest annual report or other information about their organization for the community foundation’s resource center. Call 879-8632.

7:30 p.m. The Militant Labor Forum presents “What is behind the bosses’ attacks on grocery workers?” at the Militant Labor Forum Hall and Pathfinder Books, 11 W. Victory Way, Suite 205. A representative from the Socialist Workers Party will speak and a discussion will be afterward. A donation of $5 is requested.
Saturday, Nov. 13
9 a.m. The Holiday Craft Show is at Centennial Mall until 4 p.m. More than 75 local and area vendors will be selling handcrafted goods and serving food. Call 824-7011.

9 a.m. The Friends of the Library group is having a used-book sale in the old Payless Shoesource store at Centennial Mall until 5 p.m. Call 824-5116.

9 a.m. A self-defense seminar offered by Hayden Recreation Department is being held at the Hayden High School until noon. Attendants should have registered by Wednesday. Cost is $10. Call J.D. Paul at 276-7242.

Noon A Holiday Craft Show is being held at the Centennial Mall, 1111 W. Victory Way, until 7 p.m. Call 824-7011.

2 p.m. The Alzheimer’s Association presents “Handling Holiday Stress,” a free program that teaches caregivers how to handle the stress of the holidays. The program is one hour and will be at Sand Rock Ridge Care and Rehab, 943 W. Eighth Drive. RSVPs are required. Call Annie Smyth at 256-1274 to register or Regina Grinolds at 824-3985.

6 p.m. A veterans dinner is being held at the Elks Club, 43 W. Victory Way, for all veterans, relatives, widows and widowers of veterans. High school diplomas will be given to World War II, Korea and Vietnam veterans who have applied for the diplomas. Veterans who desire a diploma who have not yet applied should call Johnny Garcia, 824-3246. The dinner is sponsored by the VFW, Ladies Auxiliary and the Elks Club.
Sunday, Nov. 14
9 a.m. The Craig Snowmobile Club has its first official club ride of the season. Riders will depart from the north parking lot of Craig Middle School, 201 E. Ninth St. All snowmobilers are welcome. Call David Bray at 824-4984.

1:30 p.m. Bingo will be held at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way. For more information call 824-7145.
5 p.m. Awana group for children ages 3 through 12th grade meeting at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. Call Pastor Rod Compton at 824-5222.

6 p.m. Awana group for seventh- and eighth-graders meeting at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.
Monday, Nov. 15
The Moffat County Ice Arena is open for the 2004 skating season. Session times vary according to the daily schedule of hockey practice and figure skating practice. Open skating session are an hour and a half and are available every day of the week. Each session costs $2.50 and skate rental is available for $3 a day. Take-home schedules for November are available at the Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park. Call 824-3011.

5:30 p.m. LIFE, a weight-loss group, meets at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. The group meets every Monday. Call Joan at 824-6611 or Ken Fleming at 824-6806.

6 p.m. The Town of Hayden is hosting “Visualizing Hayden’s Future,” a three-hour presentation which will focus on the town’s comprehensive plan and visioning process, at Routt County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. A community supper will be provided and child care will be available at Hayden Elementary School. Call 276-3741.

7 p.m. Hands On Housing, a self-help housing program, will host an informational meeting for families or individuals interested in building and owning their own homes in Hayden or Oak Creek. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Yampa Valley Housing Authority. The meeting will be held in the Country Mall, 356 Ranney St., Suite 20. For more information, call 870-0167.

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