Datebook for Oct. 21
8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Senior swimnastics takes place at the American Legion Post 62 pool, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Call 824-3625.
8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and 4:15 to 7:15 p.m. The Craig Middle School library, 915 Yampa Ave., hosts a Scholastic book fair. Proceeds from the book fair will be used to purchase books for the library. Local author RaeAnne Hadley will be on hand from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m., and local author Daphne Stroh will be on hand from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. Call 826-6332.
10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Story-time takes place at the Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries, 570 Green St. Families can enjoy guest speakers, skits, activities and songs. The theme of the day is, “Zoom, Zoom! Let’s Visit the Moon.” Call 824-5116.
3:30 p.m. The Moffat County High School boys varsity soccer team plays Steamboat Springs High School at Loudy-Simpson Park, 500 S. Ranney St.
4 to 6 p.m. A free hot lunch is served at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St. The church is looking for volunteers to help set up and cook. Call 824-5330.
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.
4 to 6 p.m. Communities Overcoming Meth Abuse hosts a community carnival to raise awareness about the dangers of methamphetamine at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40. Call COMA at 824-2662.
6 p.m. A community balloon vigil to honor late Moffat County High School junior Russell Walsh takes place on the football field at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane. Memorial donations may also be made to the MCHS chapter of FFA, in care of Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave.
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.
Friday, Oct. 22
7 to 11:30 a.m. The Colorado Division of Wildlife sponsors an Internet completion Hunter Education Course at the Maybell Community Center. Call 272-3238.
8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The Craig Middle School library, 915 Yampa Ave., hosts a Scholastic book fair. Proceeds from the book fair will be used to purchase books for the library. Call 826-6332.
2 p.m. Perry Buck, wife of Ken Buck, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate, visits with voters at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. The event is open to the public.
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