Halloween is a fun time of year for most children, but it can also be dangerous, with all the cars and people out and about. Kids and their families should follow these steps to stay safe this Halloween. Incorporate bright colors in kid’s costumes to make them easy to see while they are walking along roadways. Make sure an adult is accompanying Continue reading
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Free cooking classes are being offered next month in Craig for low income adults. Connections 4 Kids is putting on the Cooking Matters classes which will be held every Wednesday starting September 7th through October 12th. The 6 Continue reading
Events for kids will be held at the Yampa River State park this weekend. Tonight at 7:30 they can explore the night life in the park by listening to the sounds of animals that come out at night. Tomorrow morning beginning at 10 kids will learn to use GPS to find 8 geocaches hidden throughout the park. Sunday morning at 10 kids can learn an ancient method of Continue reading
The 5k Color Blaze and Kids Color Dash run will be taking place Saturday morning in Hayden. The races will start at 8 at Hayden Valley Elementary School, registration begins at 7:30. During the races, participants will be showered with colored powder. There is a $15 suggested donation to participate in the Color Blaze. The Kids Color Dash Continue reading
With hot summer temperatures, it’s important to remember that children left in hot cars are at great risk of injury or death. According to numbers from the National Highway Traffic Administration, heat stroke is the leading cause of non crash vehicle deaths of children under the age of 14. Studies show that a Continue reading
Colorado High School Students are using less marijuana now than they were in 2011 a year before marijuana was legalized for recreational use. This is according to the 2015 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, which was released earlier this week by the Colorado Department of Public Health. The survey showed 1 out of 5 students in the Continue reading
Events will be held at Yampa River State Park this weekend to help teach kids more about the area that they live. Friday night starting at 6, take a class to learn about bats and how they affect the ecological health of the park. On Saturday morning at 10, learn about the Yamparika Ute Indians, the first inhabitants of Routt County. Additional Continue reading
The Early Childhood Coalition is holding an event, this Thursday evening from 5 to 7 at the Center of Craig, to allow families in the area to explore local organizations that provide services for children up to eight years old. Childcare organizations from the area will be there to provide information and answer questions from parents. Continue reading
The Missoula Children’s Theatre will return to Craig again this year. Local kindergarten through 8th grade students are invited to audition for the stage play this Monday afternoon between 4 and 6 at the Moffat County High School Auditorium. Students do not have school that day. A bus will deliver any children Continue reading
Santa Claus is getting ready to deliver toys to the good boys and girls around the world tonight. And many anxious children want to know: Where is Santa Claus right now in his journey? Santa usually makes his appearance Christmas Eve between 9 and midnight but you and your children can see exactly where Santa is at any time Continue reading
The 17th annual 93.7 102.3 and 55 Country KRAI Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday December 3rd and 4th in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig. KRAI and 55 Country staff will broadcast live from 6am to 6pm both days.
Listeners are asked to make the event a success by donating cash, new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food. 100% of all money and items collected are passed on to four local organizations; the Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).
What Is Needed?
Donate any or all of the following during the Holiday Drive:
– New UNWRAPPED toys
dolls – stuffed animals-bikes-trikes-games-balls-electronics-blocks-art supplies-etc.
– Non-perishable food
green beans-corn-peas-rice-instant mashed potatoes-pasta-soup-salsa-pasta sauce-gravy mix-canned goods of all types-peanut butter-jelly-etc.
– Gifts for senior citizens
games-blankets-books-books on CD-gift cards-dog food-etc.
Make checks out to either “Holiday Drive” or “Moffat County United Way”.
NOTE: 100% of your cash donation will be passed directly to the organization(s) of your choosing. Make a notation on the check how you would like to divide up or designate your cash donation. If no designation is noted your cash donation will be divided equally between the four organizations: The Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).
How Can You, Your Business, Club or Organization Help?
– Work with others to collect, purchase and ask for donations of the above items
– Promote the Holiday Drive in your place of business or church
– Tell others about the Holiday Drive
– Volunteer to help out during the Holiday Drive. Call 824-6574
– Stop by during the Holiday Drive to drop off your donations
The annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive! For 17 years it has marked the beginning of the giving season in Northwest Colorado…underscoring the generosity of the those who call this area home. Hundreds of individuals, businesses, churches, civic groups, students and the young and old, show up every year to make donations during the two days of the Holiday Drive. In addition of the Continue reading