News in brief


Breast cancer group

seeking volunteers

The Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project is looking for committee members. The nonprofit group raises funds for uninsured and underinsured women who are fighting breast cancer. Call Debbie Curd at 871-7300.

Tickets available

for Literary Sojourn

Tickets are on sale for the 11th annual book lovers' Literary Sojourn to be held Sept. 13 at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. Five critically acclaimed and award-winning authors are featured in this year's festival: Tim Cahill, Alexandra Fuller, Maxine Hong Kingston, Gus Lee and Colum McCann. Tickets may be purchased at Bud Werner Memorial Library, Off the Beaten Path Bookstore or by mail via the Literary Sojourn Web site:

Museum offers new

child-oriented game

The Tread of Pioneers Museum offers "Tread" treasure hunts for children. Whenever children visit the museum to tour with their parents, they will be given a map and clues to finding interesting pieces of historical information in the museum. When they've answered all the questions on their treasure hunt, they can pick a prize.

Arts Council seeks singers for symphony concert

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is looking for singers to participate in the Steamboat Springs Beaux Arts Festival Symphony Concert. The concert will be conducted by Richard Niezen at 7 p.m. Sunday at Headwall. The concert will be followed by fireworks.

The concert is a collaboration of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Orchestra and vocalists from the Emerald City Opera, as well as musicians from the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Greeley Philharmonic and the Aurora Symphony, among others.

Call Jayne Austin or Nancy Kramer at 879-9008.

Artists sought for show

at Eleanor Bliss Center

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is accepting applications from Colorado artists for a one-person or small group show at the Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot. Exhibit dates are Feb. 13-March 21, 2004. Dates for private exhibits in our Small Works Gallery will be determined this month. E-mail or call 879-9008 for entry guidelines. Proposals must be received by Oct. 1.


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