Education Briefs: The Bald Eagle: A National Symbol, program July 4 |

Education Briefs: The Bald Eagle: A National Symbol, program July 4

In honor of Independence Day Colorado Parks and Wildlife will present a program about bald eagles. During the program, participants will discover interesting facts about how the bird came to be our national symbol, learn a little bit about its life, and make an eagle craft. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on  July 4 at Yampa River State Park, 6185 W US Hwy 40 Hayden, Colorado. Parks pass required, event is free with pass.
For more information call 970-279-2061 or visit


Student Testing, Advising and Registration Days are happening at Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig Campus on July 7. These are one-day events designed to help new students prepare for the upcoming semester. You will learn more about advising, complete a placement test (if needed), meet individually with your advisor, register for classes and meet other students. Call 970-824-1101 for information on how to register or

Spartan’s Middle School Soccer Camp starts July 10

Colorado Northwestern Community College men’s soccer coach Joe Eades will lead a one-week camp to help athletes in grades six through nine, work on specific skills and improve receiving, dribbling, passing and shooting. Campers will walk away with better skills and tips for how to continue to improve. Camps runs from July 10 through July 14 at Woodbury Park in Craig and costs $130. Call 970-824-1101 for information on how to register.

Conenctions4Kids family night July 10

Families with young children will enjoy challenging each other to complete a pool noodle obstacle course. Firework painting will also be available. Snack and beverages will be provided. The fun starts at 6 p.m. on July 10 at Breeze Street Park, 7th and Breeze St. For more information, contact Trish or Betsy at 970-824-1081 or

Stories in the Park

Come to your nearby park and enjoy East Elementary School teachers reading a favorite storybook for families and friends. Come yourself, bring a friend or family members to sit back, listen, have a snack and get your own copy of the book to keep. On July 18 and Aug. 15:

  • 11:30 a.m. at Cedar Mountain Park,
  • 12:15 p.m. at the Skate Park, 2000 Baker Drive
  • 1:00 p.m. at the north end of the fairgrounds near the pavilion


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