Briefs for Nov. 7

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Tread of Pioneers Museum closed later this week

The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed Wednesday through Friday for Festival of Trees preparations. The museum will reopen Saturday at 11 a.m. for viewing of the trees. The museum will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (including Sunday and Monday) for viewing through Nov. 19. The last day to view the trees is Nov. 20, when the museum will close at 4 p.m.

Scarves being sold for breast cancer awareness

Local knitters are selling pink scarves to raise money for the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project. The scarves are available at Epilogue Book Co. in downtown Steamboat. All proceeds from scarf sales will go the Breast Cancer Awareness Project. Special order requests can be accommodated, and any local knitters or crocheters interested in making additional scarves are encouraged to call Jo at 846-2627.

Help Northwest Colorado Hospice this month

November is National Hospice Month. Join RNs, LPNs, CNAs, volunteers and administrative assistants as well as clients and families that have used or are using Northwest Colorado Hospice services, in celebrating and honoring Hospice & Palliative Care Services of Northwest Colorado. Donations will continue to provide Northwest Colorado with ongoing hospice care. Send your contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care Services, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487. Call Diana Eilers at 879-1632 for more information about donation needs and volunteer opportunities.

Optimist Club accepting teenagers' applications

The Steamboat Optimist Club is accepting applications from area high school seniors for its Teen of the Month award. All teens recognized as a Teen of the Month will be eligible for a $1,000 Teen of the Year award to be presented at the Teen of the Year dinner in May. Applications are available at all counselors offices in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Oak Creek, or call club president Sid Hopkins at 870-8172 or Rob McCarthy at 871-7179.

Teen program started for Fridays without school

The city of Steamboat Springs' Teen Programs has developed a new program for the Fridays when students don't have school.

Teen Programs is offering Teen School Days Off, which will provide day-long recreation programming for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. The next date is Nov. 10. Activities for that day include bowling at Snow Bowl and swimming at Old Town Hot Springs. The cost is $25, which includes all activity fees and two snacks. Participants must take a sack lunch.

Call Brooke Lightner at 879-4300 or e-mail blightner@steamboatsprings.net.

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