NEWS NOTES: November 25, 2021

LoveMeeker Holiday Week

MEEKER | Get ready for the LoveMeeker Holiday Week! There are lots of activities from Nov. 26 through Dec. 4 including Shop Local Bingo, Carriage Rides, Tree Lighting and Parade of Lights (Dec. 1),  Chamber Annual Dinner (Dec. 3), Meeker Holiday Market (Dec. 3-4), Breakfast with Santa (Dec. 4) and more! Call the Chamber for info, 970-878-5510.

Fresh Air Friday

RBC | Colorado Parks and Wildlife invites you to enjoy Fresh Air Friday on Nov. 26, with free entry to all Colorado state parks.

Horizon’s annual fundraiser Dec. 2

MEEKER | Little Points of Light’s annual holiday fundraiser to support Horizons Specialized Services will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, Dec. 2 from 6-7 p.m. via Zoom. Blanco Cellars and the Little Cheese Shop will present a demonstration for making bruschetta and three families will share their experiences with the Early Intervention Program. Order take-out snack boxes for the event that include a cheese ball, crackers, meat, hummus, nuts, olives and your choice of a beer/wine/non-alcoholic beverage for $35. Call 970-779-9463 to order. To register for the Little Points of Light event, go to

Annual Chamber Dinner Dec. 3

MEEKER | Celebrate our business community at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner & Celebration! Let’s Jazz it Up on Friday, Dec. 3 at the Hugus Building with dinner, dancing, White Elephant Gift Exchange, and the Citizen of the Year award. RSVP 970-878-5510.

Closures at Rangely Rec Center

rangely | The swimming pool and hot tub at Rangely Recreation Center will be closed for resurfacing Dec. 4–27, 2021 (subject to change depending on project completion date) and the entire building will be closed for cleaning Dec. 6–12, 2021.

OneSeed Christmas fundraiser

MEEKER | Come join us to learn about our partnership with Wisdom Ways Academy in Ghana, West Africa and help us to raise money for their school on Friday, Dec. 10 from 4:30-7 p.m. at Meeker Elementary School. There will be a chili dinner. Chili only is $5 or $15 with purchase of a handmade ceramic bowl. There will also be custom Ghanaian/Africa artwork and gifts for auction, crafts, games and dancing. 

Meeker Library book club

MEEKER | The book club will be reading “Still Life” by Louise Penny. We will discuss the book on Monday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. All are welcome to join in the fun.