News Notes: Oct. 14

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 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. 

4-H happenings

RBC | The 4-H Open House for Meeker will be Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m., New Exhibit Hall, RBC Fairgrounds. Free popcorn and balloons! Come see what 4-H is all about!

Hogwarts will be Oct. 30, 5–9 p.m., green 4-H Building, food and games. Free STEM activities for the kids in the old and new exhibit halls.

Library book club

MEEKER | The Meeker Public Library book club will be reading “The Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller. We will discuss the book on Monday, Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. All are welcome to join in the fun.

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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