Education Briefs: Constitution Week events set to begin Sunday – Colorado News

Education Briefs: Constitution Week events set to begin Sunday – Colorado News

The 230th anniversary of the drafting of the United State constitution is Sunday, Sept. 17. The Augusta Wallihan Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution is leading local celebrations.

On Tuesday, the Craig City Council and Moffat County Board of County Commissioners both proclaimed Sept. 17 to Sept. 23 as Constitution Week.

“It is fitting and proper to accord official recognition to this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary and to the patriotic celebrations which will commemorate the occasion,” the proclamation reads.
Every year, the president of the United States also issues a Constitution Week proclamation.

Local events include b
ell ringing at 2 p.m. Sunday, during which time bells will ring across the community for 15 minutes to mark the start of Constitution week.
On Monday, Sept. 18, DAR volunteers will present special Constitution lessons at Calvary Baptist School and Eagle’s Preschool on Monday, Sept. 18. DAR volunteers will also give presentations about the Constitution at area primary schools Tuesday, Sept. 19.
The Making of America program originally scheduled for Saturday has been canceled.

Hayden Homecoming Sept. 18 to Sept. 22
The town of Hayden will celebrate homecoming with window painting starting Monday. Following are the event highlights.
• On Wednesday, Sept. 20, Pasta Palooza will be held beginning at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the high school. Unlimited pasta, drinks, salad and desserts will be served for $5 per person.
• The Powder Puff Football Game starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Hayden High School football field and will be followed by a bonfire.
• A main street parade will march through…

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