Datebook for Nov. 8
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.
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.
7 p.m. The High Plains Mustang Club meets at Sunset Meadows II, 633 Ledford. Call Patti at 824-9505 or Dona at 824-0105.
7 p.m. Monthly meeting for the Moffat County Search and Rescue will be held at the Public Safety Center, 800 West First St., in Craig. All interested are welcome. The agenda will include selecting nominees for December voting and discussion of new issues. Call 826-4513.
Tuesday, Nov. 9
Noon Friends of the Library will meet at the Craig Library, 570 Green St. Call 824-5116.
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.
5 p.m. A beginners skating and hockey class for all ages, sponsored by the Craig Youth Hockey Association, begins today at the Moffat County Ice Rink at Loudy-Simpson Park. The cost is $25 and skates can be rented for $1. The class will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 23. Sign up at the Parks and Recreation Department in City Hall, or call Mike Boatright at 824-2046.
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 a person. Door prize tickets will be available for $1. All proceeds will go toward singlets for the team. Call Jill at 826-0239.
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.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
Wednesday is the deadline to register for Hayden Recreation Department’s self-defense seminar on Saturday. The seminar will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the 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. Call Shary at 824-3476, ext. 101.
3 p.m. Quest Bible-based activities program for children 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.
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.
6:30 p.m. Awana groups for ages 3 through sixth grade meet at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.
8:30 p.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 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 discuss “Cold Mountain” by Charles Frazier. For more information, call Patti at 826-0412.
11 a.m. A Veterans Day service is being held at the Moffat County High School by VFW Post 4265. 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.
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 are provided. Call 824-6549.
7 p.m. Knights of Columbus will meet at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 678 School St. Call 824-5488 or 824-5330.
Friday, Nov. 12
In-service day for elementary and intermediate schools. No classes.
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. 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 $10 fee if they are registered by 6 p.m. Wednesday. After Wednesday, registration for nonmembers is $20. Call 826-0411.
9 a.m. The Friends of the Library group is having a used book sale 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 for more information.
Noon The Holiday Craft Show is at Centennial Mall until 7 p.m. Local and area vendors will be selling handcrafted goods and serving food. Call 824-7011.
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