The Oak Creek Library hosts preschool story hour at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Mondays. Call 736-8371.
The Steamboat Springs Kiwanis Club meets at noon in the Alpenglow Room at Colorado Mountain College. This week, county clerk Kay Weinland will discuss the local election. Call 879-5058.
The Animal Assistance League of Northwest Colorado will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Village Inn. Call 870-7554.
Colorado Mountain College offers free classes for adult learners and GED preparation to help students improve in reading, writing and math. Classes meet from 6 to 8 p.m. in Willett Hall, Room 300. Call 870-4542.
A knitting group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Epilogue Book Co. Call 846-4483.
The city of Steamboat Springs hosts adult open-gym volleyball from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays through mid-April at the middle school gymnasium. Cost is $3.
Colorado Mountain College is hosting drop-in, open-gym basketball from 8 to 9 p.m. in the Bristol Gym. Free with student ID or $1 without. Call 870-4479.
A Water Focus Group Meeting scheduled for Monday has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting is at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 in Centennial Hall, rooms 113 and 114.
The annual Veterans' Day breakfast is from 6 to 8:30 a.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 924 Lincoln Ave. The meal is free, but donations are accepted.
The annual Veterans' Day dinner begins with cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 924 Lincoln Ave. Cost is $12.50, or free for veterans. To make reservations, call 879-9959.
The Steamboat Clay Artisans meet at 6 p.m. at Blue Sky Pottery, 2550 Copper Ridge. Call 846-9349.
The Nonprofit Excellence Project hosts a workshop on grant opportunities available through the Colorado Department of Local Affairs from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Centennial Hall.
The Downtown Business Association meets at noon Wednesday at the Tread of Pioneers Museum Utterback House. Call 870-6778.
A multiple sclerosis support group meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Visiting Nurse Association offices, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Call 870-3232.
Students of the North Routt Community Charter School host a community dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Joni Moss will talk about her experiences in Vietnam. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children. Call 846-7353 to make a reservation.
The Hayden Fall Sports Banquet is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Hayden High School gym. Families with last names beginning with the letters A-L should bring a main dish and salad; M-Z a main dish and dessert.
Working Women's Network presents "Understanding the mysteries of marketing," a speech by Debbie Curd, Thursday at the Holiday Inn Conference Room. Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. and the speech is at 12:15 p.m. Call 870-0497.
A community blood drive is from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Yampa Valley Medical Center. Appointments are required. Call 870-1495.
A third open house about future plans for the city's Bear River Parcel is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Hall, rooms 113 and 114. Call 879-2313.
The annual Fall Fare bake sale, lunch and raffle is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Eight and Oak streets. Lunch costs $5 per person.
The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Ski Ball and Auction begins at 6 p.m. Friday at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel. Reservations are $125 per person or 10-person tables for $1,500. Reservations must be made by Wednesday by calling 879-0695, Ext. 116.
The Trappers Lake Sierra Club's annual Environmental Film Festival and Ice Cream Social is at 7 p.m. Friday at Olympian Hall. A $5 donation is requested. Call 871-8799.
The second annual Rocky Mountain Rumble hockey tournament is Friday through Sunday at Howelsen Ice Arena. Three local Peewee and Bantam "B" teams will compete with teams from the Front Range and Wyoming. A schedule is available at Howelsen.
The Routt County Humane Society's 18th annual "Picture your pet with Santa" fund-raiser is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Cost is $15 per pet; proceeds support the Humane Society. Call 879-7247.
The annual Yampa Arts and Craft Fair is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Yampa Elementary School.