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STRINGS BENEFIT SET FOR MARCH 17

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSStrings in the Mountains presents Riders in the Sky at 5 p.m. March 17 at the Storm Mountain Ranch as a St. Patrick's Day fund-raiser. Hors d' oeuvres, wine and beer will follow the concert. Cost is $100 per person and is limited to 100 people. Riders in the Sky won the 2000 Western Music Award for group of the year and are a 2001 Grammy nominee for best country performance by a duo or group. Call 879-5056, ext. 102 or 103, to purchase tickets.

METEOROLGY FOCUS OF WOMEN'S CLASS

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSColorado Mountain College's Alpine Enrichment Program presents "Alpine Meteorology Protecting Ourselves and Our Environment: An Overnight for Women at Storm Peak Lab" March 2 and 3. The field class offers lessons on meteorology in high-altitude environments. Ski or snowboard to Storm Peak Laboratory on Mount Werner to learn about the ongoing research. Dr. Melanie Wetzel presents the class. The fee is $115. Call Janie Swartz at 870-4432 for more information.

MS FUND-RAISER PLANNED FOR MARCH

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSJimmie Heuga's 17th annual Snow Express for MS is March 3 in Steamboat Springs. Teams compete against each other in a dual giant slalom race.

Participants, skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities, must raise $1,000 by the date of the race. The more money raised, the better the prizes.

Money raised will benefit The Heuga Center, a nonprofit scientific research center dedicated to improving the lives of people with multiple sclerosis. Call 888-DO-IT-4-MS, 879-7860 or visit www.heuga.org to register for the race and for more information.

WINTER WORKS ART ON DISPLAY

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSThe Steamboat Springs Arts Council and Wells Fargo Bank present Winter Works 2002 with the theme, "Wordplay," until Sunday at The Depot Art Center.

The multimedia fine art exhibit provides word activities for those who visit the gallery.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

YAMPATIKA HOSTS SEMINAR ON OCEANS

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Yampatika and Partners in Interpretation present a Wee Naturalists schedule for the winter.

A seminar on oceans is from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Yampatika on 10th Street and Lincoln Avenue to find out which is the closest ocean and what benefits are received from it.

Call 871-9151 for more information.

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