– Breakfast with Santa Dec. 8, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Fairfield Center. Visit with Santa and enjoy a pancake breakfast! ERBM Recreation & Park District 970-878-3403.
– Tumbling & Dance Expo Dec. 14, 5:30 to 8 p.m., MES Gym. Support your local tumblers and dancers as they showcase their skills. Free admission. ERBM Recreation & Park District 970-878-3403.
– Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt Nov. 26 through Dec. 8. The elf will be located at a different Rangely business each day. If you find the elf, take a selfie with him and post on the Rangely Elf on the Shelf Facebook page to be entered to win Chamber Bucks. For a second chance to win, purchase something at the elf’s location and post a photo of the receipt on the Facebook page. Questions? Contact Rangely Chamber of Commerce, 970-675-5290
– Light Up Rangely Thursday, Dec. 6. Judging will take place between 6 and 10 p.m.; please have your lights on! Sign up and elect a category for judging by calling the Rangely Rec Center, 970-675-8211.
– Carriage Rides Friday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. sponsored by WRBM Recreation & Parks District. Don’t forget to tip Absolute Prestige for your ride. Enjoy a chili dinner, hot cocoa bar and smores at 1485 La Mesa Circle, Rangely sponsored by Wildlife Expressions.
– Christmasfest events Saturday, Dec. 8. Breakfast with Santa 8 to 10 a.m. at Rangely Rec Center. Let It Snow Carnival 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rangely Jr/Sr High School. Enjoy snowflake cookie decorating, a cake walk and other fun games, followed by the Snowflake Baby Contest at 3 p.m. and the Parade of Lights at 6 p.m. (running from Stanolind Ave. to the Rangely Fire Hall) and the Missoula Children’s Theatre at 7 p.m.
– Meeker Public Library is hosting a Friday craft class for middle school through high school teens. Each Friday in December will feature a macrame class beginning at 1 p.m. Space is limited to 10 participants. Call or come in to sign up now. 970-878-5911
– Storytime at the Rangely Regional Library Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
– Meeker Lions Club meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at 290 Fourth St. New members are always welcome. It’s a great way to give back to the community and spend time with a fun group of people.
– Tiny Open Gym Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the admin gym. Bring your 1 to 4 year olds to this free open gym to burn off some energy. Runs through Feb. 26 (no session Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.) A gym supervisor will be present, but will not lead organized activities. Max three children per parent/caregiver. ERBM Recreation & Park District 970-878-3403.
– Rangely Community Resource Pantry open Mondays from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the first and third Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
– The Rangely Moms Group meets the first Thursday of each month from 9-11 a.m. at First Baptist Church (207 S. Sunset Ave.) to help connect moms in our community. Any moms who have newborn through elementary aged children are welcome to join us for food, fellowship and fun. Childcare is provided. The first meeting is free. Subsequent meetings are $5. Scholarships are available if needed.
– Gentleman’s Group meeting every Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Meeker Recreation Center lounge. Adults 50+, stop by for refreshments and conversation. No session Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. ERBM Recreation & Park District 970-878-3403.
– Celebrate Recovery meetings every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Meeker Assembly, Fourth and Market Street. Meeker Council of Churches.
– The Meeker Library Book Club meets at 1 p.m. the second Monday of each month (excluding holidays). All interested readers are welcome to join in the fun. Stop by the Meeker Library for details.
– Children’s Story Hour Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the Meeker Public Library.
– Game Day for adults 50-plus on Wednesdays at 9 a.m. in the Meeker Recreation Center lounge. Stop by for refreshment, conversation and a game of cards.
– Real-Tea Roundtable. Join real estate expert Suzan Pelloni for helpful hints on buying and selling property. The first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 a.m. at Wendll’s.
– Adult Open Gym Volleyball (18+): Tuesday at MES gym. 7:30-9 p.m. through Feb. 26 (except Dec. 25 and Jan 1.) ERBM Recreation and Park District. Call 878-3403 for details.
– Adult Open Gym Basketball (18+): Tuesday at MES gym. 7:30-9 p.m. through Feb. 26 (except Dec. 25 and Jan 1.) ERBM Recreation and Park District. Call 878-3403 for details.
– Quilting Group. Tuesdays from 1-9 p.m. at the Meeker Public Library. All are welcome. Come during hours that fit your schedule. Bring your sewing machine and project. Making quilts for the Walbridge Wing and hospice care.
– Free Community Dinner every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at St. James—Richards’ Hall, Fourth and Park.
– Tootsie Care Day has joined with Pioneers Hospital Home Health Foot Clinic. To help reduce confusion, Vicki will be at MVCC on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, to trim toenails of anyone who has trouble with the task. Please call PMC Home Health 970-878-9265 to schedule an appointment. Thank you.
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