Briefs for June 14


SportsMed at YVMC

holds hand therapy week

SportsMed at Yampa Valley Medical Center is celebrating National Hand Therapy Week with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free paraffin wax treatments and education on prevention of common hand injuries and conditions. Free hand injury screening by appointment, call 871-2370.

Workshop for landowners at Hayden Public Library

"Energy development and the Western landowner," a free workshop for landowners on surface-use negotiations, is from 9 to 11 a.m. June 26 at the Hayden Public Library. The workshop will focus on understanding surface-use agreements and federal laws protecting landowners, as well as offering individual consultations. Call 879-6252 to RSVP.

Help children become

better learners with clinic

Several intervention training techniques designed to help children become more efficient learners will be demonstrated from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Thursday at the Christian Heritage School computer lab. Parents can ask questions about the PACE and Interactive Metronome programs and sign up for an evaluation. Call (303) 985-8840.

Perry-Mansfield hosts 'New Noises' festival

Perry-Mansfield hosts the 2004 "New Noises -- A Festival of New Stageworks" on Friday through Sunday. The one-night-only stage presentations are the culmination of a 10-day professional workshop. Friday's dance presentation is at 8 p.m. "Purple Hearts," a World War II drama by Burgess Clark, is at 8 p.m. Saturday. "The Hudsucker Proxy," a musical by Stephen Weiner and Glenn Slater is at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for all shows are $10. Call 879-7125.

Family program for kids and parents on Tuesdays

"Creating Lasting Family Connections," a six-week, research-validated family enrichment program geared toward parents and children entering sixth, seventh or eighth grades, is being offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, July 13 to Aug. 17. Learn how to build better relationships, make better decisions, and create a stronger family. The cost is $50 per family. Call Grand Futures Prevention Coalition in Routt County at 879-6188.

Torian Plum merchants seeking Art Walk artists

The Torian Plum merchants are looking for artists to participate in their three summer Art Walks. Call Shawn Donnelly at 879-6296.

'Jolly Holidays' auditions Saturday at Oak Street

Dance auditions for "Jolly Holidays," put on by the Oak Street Performing Arts Company, will be Saturday at the studio at 326 Oak St. Dancers ages 5 to 10 will audition at 10:30 a.m.; dancers 11 and older will audition at noon. Arrive early to register. Call 871-1880.

Steamboat High classes gathering for reunion

The Steamboat Springs High School graduating classes of 1960 through 1969 will be gathering for a reunion from noon to 3 p.m. June 26, at the Community Center. Hundreds of past graduates are expected to attend this event, which is held every three years on the last Saturday of June. All classmates, teachers, and other interested people are welcome. Bring your own beverage and a snack to share.

Information on veterans' benefits available

Veterans can receive information on veterans' benefits by calling 879-3075, ext. 104, or stopping by the Routt County Veterans Affairs Office in Sundance at Fish Creek, next to the driver's license office. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Bring Discharge Form 214 for registration with the county and application for VA programs. For more information, e-mail Veterans Affairs Officer Michael Condie at

Big Sister, Little Sister basketball camp nearing

The Big Sister, Little Sister basketball camp for girls ages 7 to 13 will be held June 28 through 30 in Hayden. Camp times are 9 a.m. to noon. The camp is a fund-raiser for the Hayden High School girls basketball team. The money raised will help the girls go to team camp at Mesa State College this summer. Cost is $15 a day or $40 for all three days. Registration forms can be picked up at the school district's central office in Hayden.

Volunteers needed for immunization fund-raiser

Colorado was ranked last of the 50 states when it comes to immunizing children. The Visiting Nurse Association, in collaboration with the Kiwanis Club of Steamboat Springs, is hosting two breakfasts for Ride the Rockies participants June 23 and 24 to raise money to immunize the region's uninsured children. Volunteers are needed for both mornings. Call Jennifer Fritz at 879-1632.


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