Briefs for Oct. 5


Kids Night Out pizza party at the Igloo on Friday

A Kids Night Out swimming and pizza party is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, meeting at the Igloo adjacent to Howelsen Ice Arena. The event is for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. The cost is $12. Register at Parks and Recreation by 5 p.m. Thursday. Call Alexis at 879-6033.

Parent Connection meets Thursday at Library House

Parent Connection, a support group for families of children with attention deficit disorder and similar conditions, meets at 6:15 pm Thursday at the Library House. Child care is available with reservation by today. Call 871-1678.

Kiwanis Club Senior Extravaganza on Friday

The Kiwanis Club's Senior Extravaganza, "It's a Beautiful World," is at 6 p.m. Friday at Olympian Hall. Seniors will be treated to a free sit-down dinner and are encouraged to wear ethnic costumes from around the world. RSVP to 879-5058.

Planned Parenthood offers free ultrasounds to women

Planned Parenthood is offering free ultrasounds for pregnant women. Call 879-2212.

Nominate high schoolers for volunteer award

If you know of a high school student who is an exceptional community volunteer, he or she may be eligible for the National Association of Secondary Principals Youth Award Program. Students selected for this award may be considered for a scholarship. To nominate a student, call Gayle Dudley at Steamboat Springs High School, 871-3641.

Applications available for Christmas in the Rockies

Applications for the Steamboat Springs Arts Council's annual holiday market, Christmas in the Rockies, are available at the Depot Art Center. The market will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4 at Strawberry Park Elementary School. The application deadline is Nov. 5 or until show is filled. Call Jayne Austin with the Arts Council at 879-9008, ext. 104.

Over the Hill Gang offers assistance to athletes

For the ninth consecutive year, Steamboat's Over the Hill Gang is offering financial assistance of up to $1,000 each to local athletes for their education and/or skill improvement in their area of competence. Only athletes involved in winter sports are eligible.

Applicants should be attending or a graduate of a school in Routt County or a Routt County resident for a minimum of two years. Applicants also must be between 14 and 22 as of Nov. 15, 2004.

Applications will be available by Oct. 15 at all Routt County high schools, Steamboat Springs Middle School, Whiteman and Christian Heritage Schools, CMC and the Winter Sports Club.

Applications must be completed and submitted by Nov. 15. Awards will be announced in December. If you have questions, contact Phil Durian at 879-9302 or pddurian@ or Pat Aljanich at 879-5784 or

Art exhibit by Ann Root

on display at Alpine Bank

An art exhibit by Ann Root is on display in the lobby of Alpine Bank, 1901 Pine Grove Road. Call 871-1901.

YVMC offering pediatric CPR class at 6 p.m. Friday

Yampa Valley Medical Center is offering a Heartsaver Pediatric CPR class at 6 p.m. Friday. This class covers infant/child CPR for the non-clinical person. This would be a good class for a child care provider. The cost is $25. Call the Wellness Program at 871-2500 to sign up.


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