Datebook for Oct. 16
8 a.m. to noon. Marvin “Red” and Linda Cortner offer free pumpkins to area youths at Homemaker Furnishings, 468 Ranney St.; Rio Blanco County Courthouse, 555 Main St., Meeker; and Little Snake River Valley School, 333 N. Main St., Baggs, Wyo.
8 a.m. to noon. A free car care clinic for single mothers, senior citizens and people with disabilities is at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Car checks are available by appointment by calling 826-4400.
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Challenging Behavior Prevention & Solutions Conference is at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. The cost is $50, and lunch is included. Training hours are offered. Call (303) 423-1026.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The second annual Pumpkin Patch is at Wyman Museum, 94350 E. U.S. Highway 40, and includes pumpkin painting, scarecrow building, hay rides, costume rentals, needle in the hay maze, a painted pumpkin silent auction and a homemade pumpkin pie contest, for which all entries are due by 1 p.m. All children’s activities are free. Call 824-6346.
11 a.m. The Moffat County High School freshmen volleyball team plays Glenwood Springs High School at the MCHS gymnasium, 900 Finley Lane.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
Noon The Moffat County High School junior varsity volleyball team plays Glenwood Springs High School at the MCHS gymnasium, 900 Finley Lane.
1 p.m. The Moffat County High School varsity volleyball team plays Glenwood Springs High School at the MCHS gymnasium, 900 Finley Lane.
6 p.m. The final judging and crowning at the Miss Yampa Valley Pageant is at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. Admission costs a canned food item for a food drive. Call Stephanie Pearce at 620-0235, or visit http://www.visitmoffatcounty.com/missyampavalley/.
8 p.m. An open meeting of Craig Group One Alcoholics Anonymous takes place at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Call Bud at 824-1793.
Sunday, Oct. 17
11 a.m. The soccer team of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus will play Steamboat Springs’ Coed Adult Town League All-Stars at Emerald Park. For more information about CNCC’s soccer program, call coach Bill Sawer at 824-0116.
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The Craig Press’s long-planned Longevity Project event will be held in-person Wednesday as scheduled, despite a number of tweaks to the plan.