n The Steamboat Springs City Council meets at 4:45 p.m. in Centennial Hall.
n Newborn Network presents a playgroup for newborns and toddlers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Little Toots Park.
n Strings in the Mountains presents a youth concert by The Central City Opera at 11 a.m. in the Strings Music Tent in Torian Plum Plaza. Cost is $1 for children and $5 for adults. Call 879-5056, Ext. 105.
n Strings in the Mountains presents a free lecture, "Going for the Gold," in which musical competition winners will discuss the reality of music competition, from noon to 1 p.m. in Centennial Hall at 124 10th St. Call 879-5056, Ext. 105.
n Strings in the Mountains presents a family concert, "Mozart and Company," by The Central City Opera at 5:30 p.m. in the Strings Music Tent in Torian Plum Plaza. Cost is $1 for children and $5 for adults. Call 879-5056, Ext. 105.
n The Yampa Valley Boys will perform classic and contemporary Western songs in an evening of family entertainment from 6:15 to 7 p.m. on the Bud Werner Memorial Library lawn. The free event is a part of the library's "Don't Bug Me, I'm Reading" summer reading program.
n A meditation/Ken Wilber study group meets at 8:30 a.m. at 804 North Park. Call 871-9716.
n Trim Team, a group of former Steamboat Springs Weight Watchers members, meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Methodist Church. There is no charge for this support group.
n Steamboat Rugby Club practices from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Whistler Field.
n Team penning practice is at 6 p.m. at Saddleback Ranch, 37350 Routt County Road 179. Call 871-4697.
n A gastric bypass support group meets at 7 p.m. in the Gold Conference Room at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. Call 824-8891.
n The North Routt Preschool will hold an open house and book sale from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Moonhill Schoolhouse. Call 871-4559.
n Strings in the Mountains presents "Musical Fireworks" featuring the composers Rossini, Debussy, Chopin and Dvorak at 7 p.m. in the Strings Music Tent in Torian Plum Plaza. A "Meet the Musicians" dessert reception follows the concert. Cost is $16 for adults and $5 for youths. Call 879-5056, Ext. 105.
n Routt County Republicans will meet at noon in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Routt County Courthouse. Call 870-2891.
n Routt County Republicans will hold an open house at 7 p.m. in the Routt County commissioners hearing room in the Routt County Courthouse annex. Sen. Jack Taylor of Steamboat Springs will give a legislative update.
n Social gardening at Yampa River Botanic Park is from 9 to 11 a.m. Bring a hat, water and gardening gloves. Call 846-5172.
n Drop-in, open-gym wrestling for all ages and ability levels is offered from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. at the Steamboat Springs High School wrestling room. There is no cost, and wrestlers should bring appropriate clothing. Call Brian Smith at 291-9166.
n An Ultimate Frisbee informal pickup game will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the old junior high school field, Seventh and Pine streets.
n The Steamboat men's soccer team practices from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Christian Heritage fields. Call 846-3711.
n My School Parents Group/Preschool, a low-cost preschool alternative with a required time commitment from each family, will hold an informational meeting at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the basement of the United Methodist Church at Eighth and Oak streets. For information, call Cathy at 871-4647 or 846-0348, or Annabel at 879-4240.
n Yampa Valley Recycles meets at noon Thursday in the Routt County commissioner's meeting room in the courthouse annex.