Briefs for Sept. 1, 2003

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Registration for Pee Wee Adventures opens Sept. 11

Registration opens Sept. 11 for Pee Wee Adventures, a recreation-based program for toilet trained 2.5- to 5-year-olds. The group meets from 9:15 to 11:45 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 2-April 15. The cost is $10 per day. Call 879-4300.

Tread museum adding

historic wedding exhibit

The Tread of Pioneers is creating a Routt County wedding album to add to its wedding exhibit. People with copies of photos or stories about historic weddings that they would like to share with the museum and the public are asked to call Candice at 879-2214. The information and photos will be added to the Routt County Collection Archive after the exhibit.

My School Parents Group/ Preschool has openings

The second year of My School Parents Group/Preschool has six spaces available for the coming school year for 3-year-old to 5-year-old preschoolers.

This is a very low-cost preschool alternative with a required time commitment from each family. The school is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year.

Call Cathy at 871-4647 or 846-0348, or Annabel at 879-4240.

Young Tracks Preschool hosts Big Truck Day

Young Tracks Preschool and Child Care Center, a nonprofit organization, is hosting a Big Truck Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Children will be able to explore big trucks, police cars, backhoes and other equipment. There also will be face painting, T-shirts, food and drinks. The event is at 1647 Mid-Valley Drive, and admission is $5 per child.

Hayden Recreation hosts coed volleyball league

The Town of Hayden Recreation Department is hosting a coed volleyball league. Teams will play at Hayden High School at 6 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 10 through Oct. 29. Those interested in participating should call Lindsay at 276-3741.

Humble Ranch Trail-a-thon to take place Sept. 13

The Humble Ranch Trail-a-thon is Sept. 13 at Emerald Mountain.

Hikers and horseback riders (bring your own horses) can spend the day exploring Emerald Mountain while raising funds to help support the operation of the Humble Ranch Education and Therapy Center, a nonprofit organization. The ranch is across the Yampa River from the Haymaker Golf Course on Routt County Road 14, This year's goal is to raise $10,000.

The Trail-a-thon includes 12- or four-mile horseback rides, a seven-mile hike up and over Emerald Mountain, a family fun walk to the Yampa River, a riding demonstration, a barbecue lunch provided by the Routt County CattleWomen, live music provided by the Humble Pickers and more.

The minimum pledge amounts needed to participate in the Trail-a-thon events is $100 for the 12-mile horseback ride and $50 for the four-mile ride or seven-mile hike. The family fun walk is free but pledges are encouraged. Pledge money must be handed in on the day of the event. Donations are tax deductible.

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