Briefs for July 26, 2004 |

Briefs for July 26, 2004

Library’s summer reading program ends Aug. 6

Bud Werner Memorial Librarian Currie Meyer would like to remind children participating in the “Read Around the World” summer reading program that they have until Aug. 6 to finish their reading game. The last day to collect prizes for reading is Aug. 6. Call the children’s library for details at 879-0240.

Woman injured in U.S. 40 accident Sunday afternoon

A Hayden woman suffered minor injuries Sunday when her car was hit by another vehicle while she was backing out of a driveway onto U.S. Highway 40.

Shirley Murphy, 68, pulled out of the driveway in front of a truck pulling a boat. The accident happened at about 2:30 p.m. near milepost 102, west of Hayden, Colorado State Trooper Mark Marion said.

The truck hit Murphy’s car, despite its driver’s efforts to avoid her, Marion said.

Murphy was transported to The Memorial Hospital in Craig with minor injuries.

The truck’s driver and passenger, both of Colorado Springs, were not injured, Marion said.

Troopers ticketed Murphy for failure to yield. The other driver was not ticketed.

Belly dancing classes offered Mondays, Tuesdays

Belly dance classes are being offered at the Center for Movement Arts. Beginning classes meet at 7 p.m Tuesdays and intermediate/advanced classes are at 7:30 p.m. Mondays. The cost is $8 per class. Call 846-2735.

Children’s learn to skate program begins Aug. 3

A new summer learn-to-skate program for children is from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 to 24, with each session followed by a one-hour public skate. The cost is $28 and includes skate rentals, lesson and the public-skate time. Call 871-1152, ext. 340.

One-stroke painting class to be held in Oak Creek

A one-stroke painting class in which people will paint a frog on a garden stone will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 31 at the South Routt Community Center. The cost is $35 and includes supplies. Call 736-2323 to register.

Hunter education class open to ages 9 and older

Colorado Mountain College offers a hunter education class Aug. 3 to 7 in Bogue Hall, Room 300. The class is required for all hunters born after January 1, 1949 and participants must be at least 9 years old to participate. Attendance in all class sessions is required. The cost is $10. Call 870-4444 to enroll.

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