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Horseback riders invited to benefit trail ride

The Steamboat 4-H Club invites all horseback riders to participate in the eighth annual pledge trail ride for St. Jude's Hospital, which provides free medical care to children with cancer. The ride will begin at 9 a.m. June 21 at the Red Dirt trailhead on Routt County Road 129, and will continue to the Strawberry Park Hot Springs, where lunch will be served. Call 879-2968.

Northwest Ballet offers belly dancing classes

Northwest Ballet is offering belly dancing for kids and adults. Children's classes are at 2 p.m. Monday and classes for teens and adults are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Classes are $8.50 each and drop-ins are welcome. Call 871-1880.

Faculty Showcase will be held at Perry-Mansfield

On June 28, Perry-Mansfield's faculty takes the stage for one night only in its annual Faculty Showcase featuring dance, theater and musical theater selections from the staff's international careers. The performance is at 8 p.m. in the Julie Harris Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children younger than 11. Call 879-7125.

Women's-only bike

clinic will be held

Expert mountain biker and certified coach Katie Lindquist, World Champion 24-hour Mountain Bike Racer in 2000, will lead weekly women's-only mountain bike clinics throughout the summer. This clinics are designed for women ages 16 and up at the beginner to intermediate level who are ready to move from a dirt road to a trail. Learn how to change a flat tire, get a better fit on your bike, navigate obstacles, work on braking, switchbacks, climbing and downhill skill building. Clinics take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday from June 27 to Aug. 29, excluding July 4, meeting at the Billy Kidd statue in Gondola Square. The cost is $45 per clinic or $325 for all nine. Call 871-5252 to register.

Steamboat Springs

DU holds silent auction

The Steamboat Springs Chapter of Ducks Unlimited is offering for silent auction a mallard print by Christopher Walden. The print will be on display at Wells Fargo Bank in the lobby through Friday. All bids must be submitted by noon Friday. This is the second print in a series of five prints that will be offered to the public for the next eight weeks. For more information contact Bill Davis at 870-0872.

Groundbreaking will be held for new CMC campus

Colorado Mountain College is hosting a groundbreaking Friday for its new Vail/Eagle Valley Campus at Edwards.

The celebration is at 9 a.m. on the Berry Creek in Edwards, off of the new Miller Ranch Road, near the recreational fields.

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