n Consultation for age-related vision loss or other disabilities is at noon at the Oak Creek Community Center. Call 736-2412.
n A free multiple sclerosis support group meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Visiting Nurse Association office, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. First-time participants, call 870-3232.
n The Downtown Business Association meets at noon at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, Eighth and Oak streets. Call 870-6778.
n The LIFT-UP Board of Directors meets at 12:30 p.m. at the Yacht Club restaurant. The public is invited. Call 870-0727.
n Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club telemark training begins at 6 p.m. at Howelsen Hill, with registration beginning at 5 p.m. Cost is $20 per session. Call 875-1157.
n Master plan alternatives for the Bear River parcel will be presented at a public forum at 6:30 p.m. at Olympian Hall. Call 879-2313.
n Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Enrichment Program offers a book discussion on "The Sons of Sheriff Henry" with author Charles Feldmann at 7 p.m. in Bogue Hall, Room 300. Call 870-4432.
n Elk Mountain Lodge No. 118 meets at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Call 824-4411, ext. 4127.
n The Yampa Valley Working Women's Network meets at 11:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Conference Room. Call 870-0497.
n Consultation for age-related vision loss or other disabilities is at noon at the American Legion Hall in Hayden. Call 736-2412.
n The Nonprofit Excellence Project sponsors a free grant workshop to learn about the El Pomar Foundation's grant program from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St.
n Routt County Republicans will meet at 5 p.m. at Old Town Pub to collect gifts for the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program. Please bring new, unwrapped toys. Monetary donations also are welcome. Call 870-2891.
n Ask-A-Lawyer Night, an opportunity for low-income residents to receive free advice on civil legal problems from members of the Northwest Colorado Bar Association, is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Colorado Mountain College library. Call 276-2161.
n The North Routt Community Charter School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. at the school.
n A French conversational group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 129 Spruce St. Bring a dish and drink to share. Call 870-1698.
n Bud Werner Memorial Library hosts a holiday pajama story time from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library. Children are encouraged to bring a wrapped, not-too-worn book to give away, and they can choose one to take home.
n Christian Heritage High School presents "Dessert Theater," students performing a Shakespearean play rewritten by a Christian Heritage graduate, at 7 p.m. at the school auditorium. Admission is free.
n A slide show about Wyoming's Red Desert is at 7 p.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. This event is sponsored by the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance and the Colorado Wilderness Network.
n The South Routt Community Drama Club presents "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estates Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's production of A Christmas Carol," at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Soroco Middle School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for seniors and children younger than 12. Call 736-1153.
n A Diamond Event, a fund-raiser for Jimmie Heuga's Snow Express for Multiple Sclerosis, is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Depot Art Center. Appetizers and wine will be served, and guests will be entered to win prizes. The first 50 guests with a donation of $50 or more will take home either a diamond from The Diamond Connection, or a cubic zirconium. Call 879-7860.
n The Green Ridge Mountaineers square dance club meets from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Hayden Congregational Church. Cost is $5. Call 824-6062.
n Hayden's Rocking "A" Artisans Craft Bazaar is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at 148 S. Walnut St. This is a fund-raiser for the Rocking "A" Scholarship program.
n A Santa Claus parade with free pictures for children, sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Cowboys, begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue. Everyone is welcome to ride in the parade. Call 879-3146.