Datebook for Oct. 16 |

Datebook for 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 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

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

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Practice SAT, or PSAT, test will take place for all Moffat County High School students. Students still may sign up by calling counselor Paula Duzik at 824-7036. Cost is $13. Students who have not signed up by the test date still may take it provided they arrive on time and pay the fee. The school recommends students bring a calculator and a sweatshirt. Administrators plan to hold the test in rooms 308 and 310.

9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries is closed 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. Contact Samantha Johnston at 846-1832 or at

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.

7 p.m. The Craig Cancer Support Group meets at the VNA, 745 Russell St. Local acupuncturist Barbara Fix will speak on pressure points and their role in alleviating tension. Call 824-3990 for information.

Friday, Oct. 19

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. An eight-hour “crash course” for temporary hunter education cards is the last day before the start of the second season.

9 a.m. to noon. The Northwest Colorado Homeschool Association pioneer day is at the Museum of Northwest Colorado. Call Michelle Peters at 620-0283 to RSVP by Oct. 12.

7:30 p.m. The Young Life Outdoor Auction and Pig Roast is at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig. There will be a pig roast and auction containing items for avid outdoorsmen and women. Tickets cost $10. Tickets can be reserved at or by calling 970-629-9600.

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