Datebook for Oct. 17 |

Datebook for Oct. 17

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8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Practice SAT, or PSAT, test will take place for all Moffat County High School students. Students may still sign up by calling counselor Paula Duzik at 824-7036. The cost is $13. Students who have not signed up in advance may still take the test 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.

8 a.m. The Craig Downtown Business Association meets at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. The second Wednesday of each month is a meet-and-greet, hosted by a local business.

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 before 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. 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 e-mail

Thursday, Oct. 18

11 a.m. The Hayden Congregational Women’s Fellowship Fall salad luncheon is at the Parish Hall, 202 E. Jefferson Ave. The cost is $6 for adults and $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 about pressure points and their role in alleviating tension. Call 824-3990 for information.

Friday, Oct. 19

7 to 9 p.m. Celebrate Recovery meets at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Child care is provided. Call Caroline 620-0659.

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The first eight-hour “crash course” begins for temporary hunter education cards. This class will be 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.

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.

Saturday, Oct. 20

1 p.m. A flying disc throwing clinic will be held for anyone interested in learning about the sport of disc dog competition and fun at Loudy-Simpson Park in Craig. Call Elisa Shackelton at the CSU extension office at 824-9180 or Honey Rock Dogs at 824-9518.

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