Datebook for Nov. 19
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.
11 a.m. A tailgate party for the Bulldogs game on Saturday is being held in front of the courthouse. Brats, hot dogs and soft drinks will be provided by Mountain Meats, Pepsi, City Market and Boyko.
6 p.m. The Visiting Nurse Association presents “Getting Through the Holidays,” a free one-time class for those who have lost a loved one. The class will be in the Silver Room of the VNA building, 745 Russell St. Call Sandy at 824-8233, ext 249.
7 p.m. An all-ages, tobacco-free acoustical concert featuring the band Midnight to Twelve and special guest Lindsey Mosher will be at the Boys and Girls Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show, which starts at 7 p.m., is free. Call 826-0411.
7:30 p.m. Moffat County High School presents a matinee performance of “South Pacific” in the high school auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. Tickets for the play are $5; MCHS students with valid IDs and children younger than 3 can attend for free. Call 824-7036 to purchase or reserve tickets.
Saturday, Nov. 20
9 a.m. St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 678 School St., presents their annual holiday bazaar until 3 p.m. A variety of foods and craft items will be available throughout the day. A drawing will be at 2 p.m. for a week in Winter Park, a processed lamb, a drill and bit set and other items. Tickets for the drawing may be purchased by calling 824-6314, or will be available at the bazaar for $1 each or 6 for $5. Proceeds will benefit the Altar and Rosary College Scholarship Fund.
10 a.m. The Craig Trap Club is having a Turkey Shoot with events including Annieoaklies, Buddy shoots and 10 bird runs. All shooters are welcome. Prizes will include turkeys, hams and more. The Trap Club is west of Craig on U.S. Highway 40. Call 824-6551.
1 p.m. SHARE Craig Distribution Day is at the Boys and Girls Club Armory until 2 p.m. Call Karen at 824-7939 or Laura at 824-7916.
2 p.m. A story hour for children ages five to eight will be held at the Moffat County Library, 570 Green St. RSVP by calling 824-5116.
2:30 p.m. Moffat County High School presents a matinee performance of “South Pacific” in the high school auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. Tickets for the play are $5; MCHS students with valid IDs and children younger than 3 can attend for free. Call 824-7036 to purchase or reserve tickets.
6:30 p.m. Moffat County 4-H Club is holding their annual 4-H Achievement Night at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. There will be a potluck dinner and attendants should bring their own table services. The awards presentation will be after dinner. Call 824-9101.
6:30 p.m. The Militant Labor Forum presents a program focused on miners unions and co-ops at the Militant Labor Forum Hall and Pathfinder Books, 11 W. Victory Way, Suite 205. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. Donations are requested; suggested donation is $5 for dinner and $5 for the program. Call 824-6380.
7:30 p.m. Moffat County High School presents “South Pacific” in the high school auditorium, 900 Finley Lane. Tickets for the play are $5; MCHS students with valid IDs and children younger than 3 can attend for free. Call 824-7036 to purchase or reserve tickets.
Sunday, Nov. 21
Noon Brown’s Hole Homemakers Club meets in Lodore Hall in Browns Park. From Craig, go west on U.S. Highway 40, turn onto Colorado Highway 318 to Browns Park, then drive 50 miles west to Lodore Hall. Call Dora Watson at 824-2251 or Lodore Hall at 970-269-3000.
1:30 p.m. Bingo will be at the VFW, 419 E. Victory Way. Call 824-7145.
5 p.m. Awana groups meet at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. in Craig for ages 3 through 12th grade. Call Pastor Rod Compton at 824-5222.
6 p.m. Awana group for seventh and eighth grades meets at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.
7 p.m. Craig Elks Club is holding Vegas Bowling Night at Craig Lanes, 420 Breeze St., for ages 14 to 18. A drawing and bowling challenges will be combined; if you make a challenge and your name was drawn, you win a prize. Craig Elks will pay for bowling and shoe rental. Call Robin at 846-4975 or 824-0323.
Monday, Nov. 22
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 1 1/2 hours 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.
Tickets go on sale for a Christmas Tea presented by the ladies of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and the Lutheran Church of Grace from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 11. Tickets are $5 and include tea and delicacies in the church’s Victorian- themed tearoom. Call Susie Aiken at 824-9633.
2 p.m. AARP meets at Sunset Meadows I, 595 Ledford St. Call Trudy Sullivan at 824-4917.
5:30 p.m. LIFE, a weight-loss group, meets at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. 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. Young Life is having an informational meeting for parents who are interested in sending their seventh- or eighth-graders to snow camp in Buena Vista, Colo. from Dec. 3 to 5. The meeting is at the former Greyhound bus station, 470 Russell St. Call David Pressgrove at 629-9600.
Tuesday, Nov. 23
6 p.m. New member and parent orientation will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, 1324 U.S. Highway 40. New members, parents and interested community members are encouraged to attend. Call 826-0411.
7 p.m. The American Legion Post 62 and Auxiliary meets at the First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way. Bring your food bank donations. Call 824-3085 after 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 24
11:45 a.m. Moffat County on the Move meets at the Cooperative Extension Office, 539 Barclay St., until 1 p.m. Call 824-9108.
3 p.m. Quest Bible-based activities program for children in grades kindergarten through fourth will meet at the First Congregational Church, 630 Green St., until 4:45 p.m. through April 30. Stories, activities and snacks are provided. Call 824-3039 for more information.
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