Datebook for September 13
Craig — Thursday, Sept. 13
9:30 a.m. The Craig Book Club meets at at Serendipity Coffee Shop. “Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations,” by Georgina Howell will be reviewed by Marian Simons. Call Marian at 824-7368.
10 and 11:30 a.m. Story time is at the Moffat County Libraries branch in Craig, 570 Green St. Today’s theme is Australia. Ms. Sasah, who lived in the “land down under” for seven years, will read tales about Australia. There will also be an Aboriginal dot art painting activity.
3 to 6 p.m. The Downtown Business Association sponsors a farmer’s market at Alice Pleasant Park. This is the last farmer’s market of the year. They will begin again in July 2008. Call 824-5343.
4 p.m. Craig Poets meet at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave. Call 824-5343 for more information.
6:30 p.m. The Moffat County Democrats has its monthly meeting at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Victory Way.
7 to 9:30 p.m. The Sweet Adelines are hosting special guest rehearsal where women can learn to sing in the Sunset Elementary music room. Call 824-8326.
Friday, Sept. 14
9 a.m. to noon Northwest Colorado Homeschool Association hosts its first Coop Class. It costs $3 per family for non-members. Call Michelle Peters for more nformation at 620-0283
7 to 9 p.m. Celebrate Recovery meets at First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St. Child care is provided. Call Caroline 620-0659.
Saturday, Sept. 15
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A scrapbooking meeting is scheduled at the First Baptist Church. Participants are encouraged to bring a dish to share for a potluck lunch, as well as their pictures and ideas. Call Sonja at 620-4290.
10 a.m. to 4p.m. The American Red Cross hosts an “Are You Ready?” preparedness program at the Holiday Inn of Craig. Call Cathy Campbell at 970-229-5728.
5 p.m. A free community harvest dance takes place at Lodore Hall in Browns Park. A live band will perform and food will be available. Call 272-3213 or 269-3000.
Monday, Sept. 17
10 and 11:30 a.m. Story time is at the Moffat County Libraries branch in Craig, 570 Green St. Today’s theme is Constitution Day, as stories to be read are about the U.S. There will also be patriotic activities.
4 p.m. A Multiple Sclerosis support group will at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association Craig office, 745 Russell Street, in the Platinum Room. All individuals with MS and their families/caregivers are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. Call Kathy Darveau or Sandy Beran for more information at 824-8233.
5:30 p.m. The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Moffat County Libraries is at Craig branch, 570 Green St. The public is welcome to attend.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
6 p.m. The Craig Intermediate School Parent Advisory Council meets school, 201 E. Ninth St., in the library. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.
7 p.m. Comunidad Integrada offers a free English and Spanish learning club, Intercambio, every Tuesday at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40. Call 846-5521.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
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.
Thursday, Sept. 20
10 and 11:30 a.m. Story time is at the Moffat County Libraries branch in Craig, 570 Green St. Today’s theme is manners.
After near-drowning of paddle boarder, CPW reminds public to wear life vests, observe boating safety rules for all crafts
As stand-up paddle boards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using this watercraft.