Datebook for Oct. 15
4 to 6 p.m. The MS Support Group meets at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Craig office at 745 Russell St. Guest speakers will be Annie Smyth and Priscilla Magnall, representatives of the National MS Society. Call Kathy or Sandy Beran at the VNA at 824-8233.
5:30 p.m. The monthly meeting of the Moffat County Libraries Board of Trustees takes place at the Craig branch, 570 Green St. The meeting is open to the public.
6 to 9 p.m. First day of a weeklong hunter safety course at the Hayden High School media room. Classes run 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Class meets at the gun range Saturday morning, time to be announced. Cost is $5. A minimum of 10 students is needed. Call 870-2197 or 276-3338.
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 available Thursday.
6 to 7 p.m. The Special Angels Parent Program, or SAPP, meets at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s office in Craig, 745 Russell St. Call Amanda Boswell at 824-6036 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
PSAT test be offered at Moffat County High School during regular school hours for sophomores and juniors. Cost is $13. Students should sign up with Paula Duzik. Call 824-7036.
The Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries is closed from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for staff development and computer upgrades.
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Aging Well Program’s “Wellness Wednesday” is at the American Legion Building in Craig for adults 50 and older. Activities include art, writing and exercise classes. This week’s lunchtime presentation is “TMH Presentation on Referendum 1A” by Samantha Johnston, Service Excellence Officer at The Memorial Hospital. Lunch will be served. Participants are asked to register for activities prior to each Wednesday. Call 871-7676.
3 p.m. The Moffat County Tourism Association meets in the board room at the Holiday Inn of Craig. Call Tammie Thompson Booker at 824-4000, ext. 203.
6 p.m. The First Congregational United Church of Christ is hosting a free movie night with popcorn.
6 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary bingo is at the VFW Hall, 419 E. Victory Way. It is open to the public. Call Mary Walters at 824-2923.
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 Samantha.email@example.com.
Thursday, Oct. 18
11 a.m. The Hayden Congregational Women’s Fellowship Fall salad luncheon is at the Parish Hall, 202 East Jefferson Ave. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children. Call Mary Kinkle at 276-3158.
4 to 7 p.m. Craig Intermediate School has Parent Teacher conferences. No appointment is necessary. Progress reports will be handed out.
After near-drowning of paddle boarder, CPW reminds public to wear life vests, observe boating safety rules for all crafts
As stand-up paddle boards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using this watercraft.