Datebook for Oct. 10
9 to 9:30 a.m. The Moffat County Department of Social Services distributes food allocated by the United States Department of Agriculture at the Maybell Community Center. Families that receive USDA commodities must be recertified each year. Photo identification, proof of address, income or current eligibility is required. Call Social Services at 824-8282.
Noon and 6 p.m. The Committee for a New Hospital hosts informational meetings about The Memorial Hospital’s mill levy proposal at the Craig Fire Station. The meetings are open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Call Samantha Johnston at 846-1832 or e-mail Samantha.firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 to 7:30 p.m. The Northwest Colorado Gardening Club invites the public to attend a free program addressing how to live with or without deer, skunks, mice, bats, bears and other local wildlife. The program will take place at the Colorado State University Moffat County Extension Office, 539 Barclay Street, and will be presented by CSU Master Gardener Cathy Park. For more information, call 824-9180.
Thursday, Oct. 11
9:30 a.m. The Craig Book Club meets at First Congregational Church. Marty Cisar will review “When the Emperor was Divine,” by Vivian Schilling. Call Jan at 824-4136.
10 and 11:30 a.m. Dragons at the library – stories and activities about these magical beasts is part of the Moffat County Library’s story times this week.
1 to 2 p.m. The Moffat County Department of Social Services distributes food allocated by the United States Department of Agriculture at the Dinosaur Social Services building. Families that receive USDA commodities must be recertified each year. Photo identification, proof of address, income or current eligibility is required. Call Social Services at 824-8282.
Friday, Oct. 12
9 a.m. to noon. A homeschool co-op class takes place in the building under the grandstands at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. Call Michelle at 620-0283.
6:30 to 11 p.m. Craig Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual CrabFest takes place at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. Call 824-5689.
Saturday, Oct. 13
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The American Legion Auxiliary hosts a Second Annual Indoor Garage Sale at the post headquarters, 1055 County Road 7. Call 824-3625 or 824-3085.
1 to 4 p.m. The Blue Ribbon Commission for Health Care Reform hosts a public meeting inside the ballroom at the Holiday Inn of Craig. The meeting is open to the public.
Sunday, Oct. 14
1:30 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary bingo is at the VFW Hall, 419 E. Victory Way. It is open to the public. Sunday bingo sessions occur every week. Call Mary Walters at 824-2923.
3 p.m. The Moffat County Chapter of Routt County Habitat for Humanity will hold its dedication ceremony. The public is invited to attend at the house site, 745 Yampa Avenue. Call 824-3990.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
4 to 7 p.m. Craig Intermediate School has Parent Teacher conferences. No appointment is necessary. Progress reports will be handed out. Conference dates also are available on Thursday.
6 to 7 p.m. The Special Angels Parent Program meets at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s office in Craig, 745 Russell St. Call Amanda Boswell at 824-6036 or e-mail email@example.com.
6:30 p.m. The Fall Vocal Clinic plays at Moffat County High School auditorium. The clinic is expected to draw 200 to 250 choir students from the Western Slope. Each high school will perform two songs, and then there will be five to six pieces performed by all choirs together
In an effort to make coal more competitive against natural gas and renewable energy sources, two of the nation’s largest coal companies, Peabody Energy and Arch Coal, have announced that they plan to combine assets in Colorado and Wyoming. Routt County’s Twentymile Mine would be managed under the new joint venture.