Briefs for Sept. 5


Hike to archaeological site on Friday with Yampatika

A Heritage Program hike to the Windy Ridge Archaeological site is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. The cost is $12, and participants must sign up through Yampatika. Participants must be 12 and older for the five-mile round-trip hike that offers spectacular views of Rabbit Ears Pass. The program is sponsored by Tread of Pioneers Museum, Yampatika, Historic Routt County and the U.S. Forest Service. Call 871-9151.

Talented teens needed

for Teen Style section

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is looking for teenage photographers, artists and writers for the 2005-06 staff of Teen Style. Teen Style runs in the Sunday newspaper every third week. Staff members also will be in charge of organizing the third annual Teen Battle of the Bands held in May. For more information or to get involved, call Autumn Phillips at 871-4210 or e-mail

Masters swimming classes held every week day

The Steamboat Springs Health and Recreation Association's masters swimming classes are from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost is $5 a class for members or $40 for 10 classes and $7 a class for nonmembers. The Health and Rec's fall swimming lessons begin Sept. 12. Lessons are available for all ages and ability levels. Registration forms are available in the Health and Rec's lobby. Prices vary. Call Nancy Gray at 879-1828, ext. 22.

Colorado COG Rally

looking for volunteers

The Colorado COG Rally is looking for volunteers for the Sept. 16 to 18 rally event in Steamboat Springs and Hayden. Volunteers are needed throughout the days of the event. Volunteers will get front-row seats for the racing action. Sign up online at, e-mail or call Chad James at 846-2451.

Tickets are available for the GrandKids Family Fun Festival to be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at Strings in the Mountains Music Festival Park. Entertainment includes the award-winning children's music of "Milkshake," comedy and juggling by We're Not Clowns, family games and Pickles the Clown. The event also will feature food and beverages and a drawing for prizes such as a Mexico vacation, a ski weekend in Jackson Hole and Colorado Avalanche tickets. Tickets are $5 for children and $8 for adults and can be purchased in advance at All That Jazz or GrandKids Child Care Center. Event and $10 prize tickets also will be available at the door. Call GrandKids at 870-1140.

'Bust of Steamboat' team to partake in Race for Cure

A local "Bust of Steamboat" team is being organized to participate in the Komen Race for the Cure event Oct. 2 in Denver. The team registration deadline is Sept. 12. Register online at or complete paper registration, available at the Visiting Nurse Association. Call 879-3646.

Registration open for

K-12 classes at Holy Name

Registration is ongoing for K-12 Faith Formation classes at Holy Name Catholic Church. lasses begin Sept. 22 for K-5, Sept. 25 for high school students and Sept. 28 for grades 6 to 8. Stop by the parish office, 504 Oak St., or call 879-0671.

Library invites children

to Hodgepodge story-time

Bud Werner Library invites children ages newborn to five to Hodgepodge story-time, every other Thursday from 3:30 to 4 pm. Hodgepodge is a free, drop-in program, and will be offered:

September 8 and 22

October 6 and 20

November 3 and 17

December 1 and 15

Snacks and an activity provided. Call 879-0240.


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