Laurie Hallenbeck: Around the County for April 29
April 28, 2012
Happy birthday wishes to Garrett Murphy, Tim Frentress Jr., Arielle Johnson and Andrea Hayden.
Anniversary wishes to Michael and April Chavira.
Kindergarten preregistration is from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Hayden Valley Elementary School. Parents are asked to bring their child's birth certificate and immunization shot record. Parents also will be able to sign up for a tour of the school.
Hayden's elementary school spring concerts will be performed by kindergartners Tuesday, second- and third-graders Thursday and fourth- and fifth-graders May 10. The shows are at 7 p.m. at the high school.
Hayden Clean Up Day is May 12. Dumpsters will be located at the Hayden Mercantile for trash. The Goodtimes 4-H Club will be serving breakfast burritos.
Hayden's Spring Fling is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 12. If you would like a booth to sell your items indoors or outdoors at the Hayden Fairground Pavilion, call Sharon Johnson at 970-276-1100 or 970-291-9615 for more information. The Ranch House 4-H Club will be serving food. The Spring Fling is sponsored by the Hayden Chamber of Commerce and Sharon Johnson, of Prudential Steamboat Realty.
The Historical Society's Ladies High Tea is at 2 p.m. May 6 at the South Routt Community Center. This is a fun-filled afternoon of entertainment, great food, silent auctions and good conversation. This also is a fundraiser for the Historical Society.
The 2012 Colorado Northwestern Community College nursing class will be have a pinning ceremony for the school's nurses Friday in Craig. They will graduate in Rifle on Saturday. Congratulations to Wendy Villa for getting her degree.
On this day in history
1961: CBS debuts "Wild World of Sports."
1967: Aretha Franklin released "Respect."
1968: "Hair" opened at the Biltmore Theatre in New York City and ran for 1,750 performances.
1986: 800,000 books were burned in a fire in the Los Angeles Central Library.
1988: Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson were married.