Briefs for July 24


Volunteers are needed for the Steamboat Springs Arts Council's Beaux Arts Festival, which begins Friday, and the Steamboat Wine Festival, which takes place Aug. 6 and 7. For a complete list of volunteer opportunities, call 879-9008, ext. 100.

Pony Club, 4-H members invited to seminar July 31

Pony Club and 4-H members in the Yampa Valley, as well as their parents and riding instructors, have been invited to an overnight seminar on fox hunting July 31 and Aug. 1 at the Arapahoe Hunt Club in Aurora. Participants should arrive at 3 p.m. July 31 to tack up for hound exercising, which will be follwed by a potluck dinner at 8 p.m. Overnight camping is available at the hunt club. On Aug. 1, a 6 a.m. breakfast will be followed by a clinic on fox hunting and hound exercise. All levels of riders, including those without horses, will be accommodated. Call Becky Thayer at 824-0311.

Arts Council seeking Strada D'Arte participants

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is calling for artists to participate in the Strada D'Arte event Aug. 6 and 7. Strada D'Arte is a traditional form of Italian street painting-artists would cover church courtyards with renderings of the Madonna and other religious scenes. For the Beaux Arts Festival, artists will design and decorate a concrete square (either 3-by-3 feet or 6-by-6 feet) using ground pastel chalk. This typically is a full-day project. Interested artists who want a chance to show off their talent and imagination should call Dona Steele at 879-9038 or the Arts Council at 879-9008.

Tribute to those serving overseas set for Labor Day

Names of people who are serving or have died in action in Iraq and Afghanistan are being collected for a tribute at the "Wings and Wheels in the 'Boat," a Labor Day celebration at Steamboat Springs Airport.

Residents of Northwest Colorado should send information about relatives, friends or others serving overseas for a tribute at 11:30 a.m. Saturday during Labor Day weekend. Photos and information on those serving abroad will be displayed on a bulletin board while the tribute takes place. There may be a military flyover.

Information on those serving abroad, including names, photos and information on where they're serving and what unit they are serving with, can be e-mailed to Joe McNasby at, faxed to 879-1462 or mailed in care of MDM, P.O. Box 775330, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.

Euzoa@Night moving

its Sunday evening service

Euzoa@Night has rescheduled the location of its Sunday evening service. For the next three weeks -- Sunday, Aug. 1 and Aug. 8 -- the service will be at 5:57 p.m. at Bear River Run across from the Gondola.


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