Datebook for Sept. 5, 2011
All branches of Moffat County Libraries are closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Rebeccas will be handing out cookies and free drinks at the Hayden Rest Area, U.S. Highway 40 at mile marker 101. Call Chris at 734-7915.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Craig Fire/Rescue firefighters request donations from drivers at the intersections of Fourth Street and Yampa Avenue and Victory Way and Yampa Avenue for the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Call 824-5914.
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association/Aging Well Program’s aquatics class takes place at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 377 Cedar Court. The cost is $32 for an eight-week session or $6 for drop-ins. Call Johanna at 871-7676.
12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 3107 W. First St., hosts Moms’ Monday. Local mothers can bring their children and lunch to the church to enjoy fellowship while children play. Call 824-2496 or 629-0176.
5 to 6:30 p.m. The Craig branch of the Moffat County Libraries hosts Family Game Night. The event is open to the public. Call 824-5116.
6:30 to 8:15 p.m. “Pulse,” a New Creation Church youth group, meets at the church, 520 Westridge Road. Ages 11 to 18 are welcome.
Tuesday, Sept. 6
6:50 a.m. The Craig Rotary Club meets at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. Visitors are welcome to attend. Call 826-4444.
8:30 a.m. The Moffat County Commission meets at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way. The meeting is open to the public. Call 824-5517.
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 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 and drivers to help deliver meals. Call 826-2895.
Noon. The Red Hat Society hosts a potluck. Call Peggie at 824-2338 for details.
Noon. The Craig Lions Club meets at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. Visitors are welcome. The Lions Club is an international organization that provides the community with vision projects and eye screenings for area children. Call Al Shepherd at 824-6697.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at The Memorial Hospital, 750 Hospital Loop. The group is free and open to anyone. Call Sharlene Battaglia at 620-4478.
6:30 p.m. The Moffat County Planning & Zoning Commission meets in the Council Chambers of Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St. Call 824-9148.
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