Briefs for Nov. 9

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LIFT-UP Donation Center closed starting today

LIFT-UP of Routt County's Donation Center is closed today and will remain closed until the transition is made to the new Lufkin LIFT-UP Center on Curve Court. The transition is expected to be complete later this month. For more information, call 879-3374.

Holy Name Church hosting annual craft bazaar

Holy Name Catholic Church is hosting its ninth annual Work of Human Hands Holiday Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 18 and from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 19. There will be handmade gifts and unique products from 70 countries around the world. Proceeds from craft sales are returned to the low-income communities that produced them.

Arts Council seeking docent program volunteers

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking volunteers for its docent program. SSAC docents are trained volunteers who staff The Depot galleries, help interpret and explain exhibits and encourage visitor interaction with the artwork, furthering the mission of the Steamboat Springs Arts Council. They help with unpacking exhibit items, hanging shows and hosting opening receptions. Docents also coordinate the annual Studio Tour and facilitate the "Art for Seniors" program at the Doak Walker Care Center.

Docents are available to lead guided tours of the exhibits to schools and groups if requested. Docents meet monthly for seminars as well as occasional field trips.

Strawberry Park book fair ends Friday

Strawberry Park Elementary School is hosting a Reading Rainforest Book Fair from Nov. 2 to 10 in the school's media center. The fair will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be books for readers of all ages in addition to other gifts and items. Call librarian Sherry Holland at 871-3490 for more information.

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