Cash to be awarded for winning fair logo design
The Routt County Fair Board announced this week a contest to design a logo for the 90th annual fair, which is held in August. The winner will be awarded $250. Submissions must be submitted to the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Office in the Routt County Courthouse Annex or to Fair Director Terry Doherty at the Routt County Fairgrounds office by Feb. 5.
Yampa Public Library extends hours of operation
Yampa Public Library has extended its hours and is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. The library is closed Fridays and Sundays.
Hayden Senior Friendship Tea is 2 p.m. at The Haven
The third annual Hayden Senior Friendship Tea will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 31 at The Haven. Loretta Earle will provide the afternoon entertainment. Sign up before Jan. 29 by calling Lindsay at 276-3741.
Parks and Recreation youth basketball begins
The Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for its youth basketball program on a first-come, first-served basis until full. The program is for children in grades three through six and will run from March through May. The program is designed for children who want to learn more about the fundamentals of basketball in a noncompetitive atmosphere. Call 879-4300.
Fund set up for Stillwell
at First National Bank
The Steamboat Springs Rotary Club has established a fund at Community First National Bank to help Chris Stillwell. Stillwell, a Steamboat resident and Rotary Club member, is in the Denver Health Medical Center intensive care unit after suffering a closed-head injury. Donations can be made to the Chris Stillwell Fund either at the bank or through the mail to Chris Stillwell Fund, P.O. Box 772948, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.
Dance scholarships offered to students
Steamboat Dance Theatre is soliciting applications for its dance scholarship program. Scholarships ranging from $25 to $300, depending on funding availability, are offered to students with any dance teacher on a confidential financial-need basis. Applications accepted from any instructor; students should speak to their instructor if interested. Spring applications should be received by Jan. 16, though funds may be available on an ongoing basis.
Library introduces 'Babytime' program
Bud Werner Memorial Library welcomes parents and babies 20 months and younger to "Babytime," a new program starting Jan. 31. Babytime can enhance a baby's language skills through rhymes, Mother Goose and simple books. This drop-in program is free, and no registration is required. Babytime for pre-walkers is from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Babytime for walkers is from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Call 879-0240.
Horizons seeks volunteers for adaptive ski program
Horizons Specialized Services needs volunteers for its adaptive ski program. Volunteers will assist Horizons clients with skiing and snowboarding Saturday afternoons during February and March. Volunteers do not need a Steamboat Ski Area pass to participate. Call Chrissie at Horizons, 879-4466, ext. 116.
Perry-Mansfield enrolling students for summer
Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp is enrolling students for its summer programs in dance, theater, musical theater, dramatic writing and horseback riding. Scholarship auditions for students will be held in March. Call 879-7125 to request a printed brochure, or online at www.perry-mansfield.org.
Girl Scout cookies are available for sale
Girl Scout cookies are available for sale, and proceeds benefit the local Girl Scouts. Residents can place orders by contacting any Girl Scout or by calling Shauna at 870-6073. Cookies will be delivered between Feb. 14 and 29.
The Routt County Humane Society is looking for volunteers to help at the Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter. The animal shelter also needs donations of Science Diet or Iams canned cat food. Call 879-RCHS.
The town of Oak Creek is looking for donations of used ice skates of any size to allow more people to try skating at the Oak Creek ice rink. In Steamboat Springs, skates can be dropped off at the Safeway customer service desk. In Oak Creek, skates can be dropped off at Town Hall. Call 736-8563.
Registration is under way for the Kaleidoscope Art Exploration for Kids after-school art workshop, to be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Jan. 20 through 22 at the Depot Art Center. The program is open to children ages 6-12. Students will write their own poetry, illustrate and bind the book on handmade paper. Call the Steamboat Springs Arts Council for more information at 879-9008.
The free Friday Film Series will start again for the winter Jan. 23. Films are shown at 7 p.m. every other Friday through March 19 at Centennial Hall. The films are free, seating is limited and donations are encouraged. Call the Steamboat Springs Arts Council at 879-9008.
The Emerald City Opera holds open auditions for "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," a touring opera for young audiences, from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26 at Steamboat Springs High School and from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at Craig High School. Call 870-3397.
Yampavalley.info hosts a Web site training session from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Colorado Mountain College in Bristol Hall, Room 319. Learn how to add pages and update content on the Web site. Reservations required. Call 879-0240, ext. 305 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry forms for the 91st Winter Carnival Diamond Hitch Parade on Feb. 8 are available at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club at Howelsen Hill Lodge. The entry deadline is Feb. 2. Call Katy at 879-0695, ext. 116.
Rehearsals for the Steamboat Springs Youth Orchestra resume Jan. 25. Rehearsals are from 3:45 to 6 p.m. Sundays. Interested musicians ages 8 to 18 can call Mary Beth Norris at 879-4353 to schedule an audition.
The Routt County Rifle Club's indoor .22-caliber pistol league begins at 6 p.m. Jan. 20 and 21. Call 879-5854 or 879-0130.
Advocates Against Battering and Abuse hosts the third annual Colorado Ski for Women at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 879-2034. Silly costumes encouraged.