n Story-times for toddlers 18 months to 3 years old are at 10 and 11 a.m. at Bud Werner Memorial Library.
n Newborn Network will host a newborn and mom get-together from 11a.m. to noon at Discovery Learning Center. A group for children 1 to 3 years of age (and their parents) will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Call 870-0977.
n "Handling the holidays," a free program about getting through the holiday season when you are grieving the death of a loved one, is from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. at the Visiting Nurse Association office, 940 Central Park Drive. Call 879-1632, ext. 33.
n The Chix with Stix women's hockey team practices from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Call Kit Rice at 736-2841.
n Yampatika's Wee Naturalist program for children ages 3 to 5 meets from 9 to 11 a.m. at Yampatika, 925 Weiss Drive. The cost is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. Price includes snack and juice. Call 871-9151.
n Yampa story-hour is at 10:30 a.m. at Yampa Public Library.
n Story-times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 are at 10 and 11 a.m. at Bud Werner Memorial Library.
n Meditation for peace and illumination is at 7 p.m. at the Bear River Center. This is a free, guided meditation.
n The city of Steamboat Springs hosts adult open gym basketball from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Steamboat Springs High School gymnasium. Cost is $3.
n Routt County United Way and Vectra Bank sponsor a free community Thanksgiving dinner from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center.
n A community Thanksgiving dinner will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Oak Creek Community Center. Volunteers are needed to cook, bring a dish, set up and serve. Call 735-8138 or 871-0921.
n The third annual Lighting of the Spencer Christmas Tree is at 7 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Fourth Street and Jefferson Avenue in Hayden. It will include the lighting of the tree, carols, refreshments and a visit from Santa. The event is sponsored by the town of Hayden.
n A Water Focus Group Meeting is at 8 a.m. Monday in Centennial Hall, rooms 113 and 114.
n Routt County Republicans will meet at noon Dec. 3 in the commissioners meeting room of Routt County Courthouse. Call 870-2891.
n The Over-The-Hill Gang will hold its December dinner Dec. 3 at Catamount Ranch and Club. Cocktails are at 6 p.m., and dinner is at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Reservations must be made by calling 871-9300.
n The 26th Annual Community Holiday Party is from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4 at Howelsen Hill. The party includes tubing on Howelsen Hill, a Nativity scene, caroling, juggling elves and a visit from Santa Claus. Refreshments will be served. A limited number of tubes will be available for use.
n The eighth annual Ski Town USA Hockey Tournament is Dec. 4 to 7 at Howelsen Ice Arena. Call 871-0063 for a game schedule.
n The annual Christmas in the Rockies holiday artisans market is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at Strawberry Park Elementary School. The craft fair features original arts and crafts, cheesecakes and pictures with Santa. Call the Steamboat Springs Arts Council at 879-9008.
n The annual Holiday Tree Festival is Dec. 7 at the Routt County Fairgrounds exhibition hall. The event includes an auction from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The festival is sponsored by the Hayden Heritage Center. Call Lydia Vaitkus at 276-7274.
n The city of Steamboat Spring Parks, Open Space and Recreation will host meetings for Adult Basketball and Coed Indoor Soccer Leagues on Dec. 9.