Briefs for May 25

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Totally Kids offers summer activities for youths

— The Totally Kids program in Hayden is gearing up for the summer. Students ages 5 to 12 can join the program, which offers different activities every day, including swimming, movies, picnics, fishing, art projects and more. Call 846-9083 for more information.

Newborn Network needs caring volunteers

Did you know that more than 400 children are born each year in Routt County? Do you have between two and four hours a month to visit families in your community and celebrate the birth of their child? Help all children in Routt County get off to a bright beginning by becoming a Newborn Network volunteer. On request from the family, a local volunteer provides a home visit, which includes a gift bag and information about community resources and child development. Our home visit program is available at no cost to all parents in Routt County. A volunteer training has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 29. For more information, call Newborn Network at 879-0977.

SportsMed holds 'Strength and Balance' class

SportsMed at Yampa Valley Medical Center is holding a "Strength and Balance" class for people 50 and older. Classes are from 7 to 8 a.m. Mondays through June 18. The cost is $64 for the entire program. Call the Wellness Program at 871-2500 to register.

'You Poor Monster' first selection for book series

The Literary Sojourn Author's Study has selected its books for the summer. Michael Kun's "You Poor Monster" will be the first book discussed at 6 p.m. June 12 at the Library House. Book discussions are open to everyone. For more information, call the library at 879-0240.

Energy organization to host conference in June

The Colorado Renewable Energy Society will host the annual Colorado Renewable Energy Conference from June 8 to 10 at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel. Learn the latest developments for energy in Colorado, and network with the state's key renewable energy stakeholders. Keynote speakers include Patricia Limerick of the Center for the American West and Chuck Kutscher of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Workshops and tours will be available. For more information, visit www.cres-energy.org or call (303) 806-5317.

Cancer Education Support Group meets in June

The Cancer Education Support Group sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Association will not meet this month. The group's next meeting is at noon June 27. Call Katy Thiel at 871-7628 for more information.

Volunteers needed for June running event

Volunteers are needed for the 26th annual Steamboat Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K run and Fun Run. Workers are needed June 2 and 3. All volunteers will receive an official event T-shirt and lunch on race day. Call Molly at 875-7009 or stop by the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association's visitors center at 1255 S. Lincoln Ave.

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