News Briefs: Sept. 30, 2021

MACC art school

MEEKER | Thursday Art School, hosted by the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council, is back! Kids ages 5–14 can attend every other Thursday for fun projects and a snack! Art schools are scheduled for Sept. 30, Oct. 14 and 28, and Nov 4 and 11 from 4–5:30 p.m. at the Heritage Culture Center at 517 Park Avenue.  Cost is $10 per child. Visit meekerartsandculture.org for more info.

Community choir

MEEKER | Practice for the Meeker Community Choir’s Christmas performance starts Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m at the Meeker High School. All interested in singing are welcome to participate. 

Library book club

MEEKER | The Meeker Library book club will be reading “The Blue Zones of Happiness” by Dan Buettner. We will discuss the book on Monday, October 11th at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome to join in the fun.

Division of Water Resources meetings

RBC | Please join the Division of Water Resources (DWR) for public meetings in Rangely on Oct. 11 at CNCC from 6-8 p.m. or Oct. 12 at the Meeker Fire Hall from 6-8 p.m. as the DWR presents information and gather input on the upcoming Measurement Rules rulemaking. The purpose of the rulemaking is to develop consistent, stakeholder-driven standards for the implementation of DWR’s statutory authority for requiring measurement devices for water diversion and storage.For updates and other information on our Measurement Rules rulemaking see: dwr.colorado.gov.

Suicide prevention and awareness training

MEEKER | Learn about QPR: Question, Persuade and Refer–the three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide–at a free training event Tuesday, Oct. 19 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Meeker Recreation Center, 101 Ute Road. Just as people trained in CPR at the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade and refer someone to help. Called 970-756-8500 or 970-878-7417 with questions.

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