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Steamboat briefs: Steamboat high school offers Alive at 25 class

Steamboat Springs High School students who want to park a vehicle on campus or apply for open campus privileges in the 2011-12 school year are required to take a 4.5-hour Alive at 25 defensive driving course. The class also is open to the public. The course meets the requirements of Colorado's graduated license law for new drivers who want to apply for a learner's permit at age 15 1/2. Some insurance companies offer reduced rates to students who have completed the course.

Classes are at 1 p.m. Aug. 16, 3 p.m. Aug. 25 and 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at the high school. For more information, go to http://www.coloradosafedriver.com or http://www.aliveat25.us, or call 720-629-4046.

Children in library reading program can pick up prizes

Kids ages 5 to 10 can go to Bud Werner Memorial Library to collect prizes for their summer reading until Aug. 19. Go to the kids' desk with your "One World, Many Stories" reading map to redeem. The Summer Reading Trivia and Thursday Activity programs have both ended.

Registration for city fall youth programs is open

Registration is open for the city of Steamboat Springs' fall youth programs, including Afterschool Action, ASSET Clubs, School Days Off, Kid's Night Out and Pee Wee Adventures. Session 1 ASSET Clubs include gymnastics, learn to skate and initiation to hockey, swim lessons, archery, geocaching, cooking and "Secret Formula" science club. 

Pee Wee Adventures is a licensed preschool program on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for potty-trained 3- to 5-year-olds. All other programs are open to children entering kindergarten through fifth grade. Call Joelle at 970-879-4300 for more information, or visit http://www.steamboatsprings.net/recreation for online registration.

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