Happenings for Jan. 17, 2004



n The "Dyed in the Wool" Rug Hookers will present a gallery talk to discuss the exhibit at 2 p.m. at the Depot Art Center.


n The Unity Church of Steamboat Springs meets at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Holiday Inn. Patricia Taraka Stara will speak. Call 870-6323.

n A farewell brunch for United Methodist Church minister Tim Selby is at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church, followed by a party from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Howelsen Ice Arena.

n A free concert with pieces by Vivaldi and Smetana, and J.S. Bach's comic masterpiece, "The Coffee Cantata," featuring soloists Father David Henderson, Dr. Robert Ritschel and Kathleen Allen is at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

n The Delectable Mountain Quilters Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The meeting features the movie "A Century of Quilts -- America in Cloth." Call 871-8948.

n The Steamboat Kiwanis Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Monday in the Alpenglow Room in Willett Hall at Colorado Mountain College. Call 879-5058.

n 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 aselby@marmot.org.

n The 30th annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill begins at 1:30 p.m. on the Headwall run at the Steamboat Ski Area.

n A caregiver support group for those caring for someone with dementia meets at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Visiting Nurse Association lounge in the Yampa Valley Medical Center. Call Barbara Bronner at 879-8942.

n Yampa Valley Medical Center presents a free health program on shoulder injuries at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Yampa Valley Medical Center, Conference Room 1. Call 871-2500.

n Country musician Chris LeDoux plays a benefit concert for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the base of Steamboat Ski Area. Tickets are $30 in advance at Mount Werner Sinclair, All That Jazz or the Gondola Square SportStalker, or at the door, if available.

n The Routt Powder Riders Snowmobile Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Yampa Valley Electric Association auditorium.

n A multiple sclerosis support group sponsored by Hospice and the Visiting Nurse Association meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the VNA offices, 940 Central Park Drive. First-time participants, call 870-3232.

n "The Power of Now" book discussion group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, at Epilogue Book Co. Meetings are free and will include guided meditation. Registration is required, call at 879-2111.

n Young children are invited to pajama story time from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Bud Werner Memorial Library to hear the classic story, "Katy and the Big Snow." The library will provide snacks and a big surprise after the story. Children should wear their pajamas, coats and boots to this free event.

n The Steamboat Lake Snow Club's annual benefit dinner begins with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Friday at Dutch Creek Guest Ranch. Cost is $100 per plate, with proceeds supporting grooming of the cross country ski and snowmobile trails. For reservations, call 879-8519.

n The free Friday Film Series begins at 7 p.m. Friday with "Rabbit-Proof Fence" (2000, UK/Australia) at Centennial Hall. Call 879-9008.

n The Steamboat Health and Recreation Association hosts a family pizza party from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child and includes pizza, drinks and unlimited waterslide rides. Reserve a spot by calling 879-1828.

n A free avalanche clinic presented by the Colorado Avalanche Information Center and sponsored by Ski Haus is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Call 879-0385.

n Bluegrass virtuosos "Hands of Time" will play at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Depot Art Center. Tickets are $10 and are available through CMC and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council. Call 870-4479 for more information.

n A free family sledding party is at 1 p.m. Jan. 24 at the hill next to Hayden Valley Elementary.

n 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.


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