Datebook for Nov. 6
5 p.m. The senior citizens dinner hosted by the Ladies VFW Auxiliary is at the VFW Restaurant, 419 E. Victory Way. The menu includes chili, cornbread, carrots, celery sticks and sherbet. Dinners are held on the first Saturday of each month.
8 p.m. The 1340 Band will be hosting a birthday bash at the VFW Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way, until midnight. Come celebrate the birthdays of John, Ray and the band. The celebration is open to the public, and there is no charge. Call 824-7145 for more information.
Sunday, Nov. 7
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 groups for children ages 3 through those in 12th grade meet at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. For more information, call Pastor Rod Compton at 824-5222.
6 p.m. Awana groups for seventh- and eighth-graders meet at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.
Monday, Nov. 8
The Moffat County Ice Arena is open for the 2004-05 skating season. Session times vary according to the daily schedule of hockey practice and figure skating practice. Open skating sessions are an hour and a half and are available every day. 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. For additional information, 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 for more information.
7 p.m. High Plains Mustang Club meets at Sunset Meadows II, 633 Ledford. For more information, call Patti 824-9505 or Dona at 824-0105.
7 p.m. The monthly meeting for Moffat County Search and Rescue will be held at the Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St. in Craig. The agenda will include selecting nominees for December voting and discussion of new issues. For more information, call 826-4513.
Tuesday, Nov. 9
Noon. Friends of the Library will meet at the Craig Library, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116 for more information.
5 p.m. The Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District holds its Board of Control Special Meeting at the Bell Tower Building, 50 College Drive. Agenda items include discussion of the Trapper Fitness Center and mill levy certification. Call 824-1109 for more information.
5 p.m. A beginners’ skating and hockey class for those ages 5 to 99, sponsored by the Craig Youth Hockey Association, begins Tuesday at the Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy Simpson Park. The cost is $25, and skates can be rented for $1. The class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 23. Sign up at the Parks and Recreation Department in City Hall, or call Mike Boatright at 824-2046 for more information.
5:30 p.m. The Moffat County Bad Dawgs are hosting a chili feed at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion until 9 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door and cost $10 for a family of five or $2.50 per person. Door-prize tickets will be available for $1. All proceeds will go toward singlets for the team. For more information, call Jill at 826-0239.
6 p.m. New member and parent orientation will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, 1324 Highway 40. New members, existing parents and interested community members are encouraged to attend. Call 826-0411.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
Deadline to register for Hayden Recreation Department’s self-defense seminar on Nov. 13. The seminar will run from 9 a.m. to noon at Hayden High School. Registration is $10. Call J.D. Paul at 276-7242.
Noon. Colorado First Conservation District will hold its monthly meeting at 356 Ranney St. For more information, call Shary at 824-3476, ext. 101.
3 p.m. Quest Bible-based activities program for children in kindergarten through fourth grade 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.
5:45 p.m. Community Coat Drive distribution is at First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way, until 6:45 p.m. A free soup supper will be provided. Anyone who needs a coat may come. One coat per person per year. Parents may pick up coats for children. Call 824-6024 for more information.
6:30 p.m. Awana groups for children ages 3 through those in sixth grade meet at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.
8:30 a.m. A regional products workshop, “Exploring Our Options,” sponsored by Yampa Valley Economic Development Council in partnership with Yampa Valley Partners and Community Agriculture Alliance is being held at the Holiday Inn of Craig until 3:30 p.m.. The workshop costs $20 and includes materials and lunch. Attendants should have registered by the Nov. 1 deadline. Call 879-4370 or 824-8233.
Thursday, Nov. 11
The Craig Branch of Moffat County Libraries will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
9:30 a.m. The Craig Book Club meets at the Craig Boys and Girls Club, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40, to review “Cold Mountain” by Charles Frazier. For more information, call Patti at 826-0412.
11 a.m. A Veterans Day service is being held at Moffat County High School by VFW Post 4265. For more information, call 824-3246.
5 p.m. The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group will meet at the Holiday Inn of Craig. Call Gail Severson at 824-0304 for more information.
6 p.m. Teen Mothers of Pre-Schoolers meets at Calvary Baptist Church. All mothers with children from birth to kindergarten are welcome. Child care and dinner will be provided. Call 824-6549.
7 p.m. Knights of Columbus will meet at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 678 School St. For more information, call 824-5488 or 824-5330.
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Next week, Colorado Northwestern Community College and Moffat County are hosting a free day-long seminar for local ranchers and agriculture producers.