Steamboat briefs for Nov. 6


Sailors football first-round playoff game Saturday

— The Steamboat Springs High School football team plays its first-round playoff game at 2 p.m. Saturday at French Field in Fort Collins. The No. 11 seed Sailors square off against No. 6 seed Fossil Ridge. Admission is $5 for students and senior citizens and $7 for all others.

LIFT-UP closed today to provide a polling place

The LIFT-UP Food Bank is closed today to provide space for a polling place for Precincts 3 and 4. All other LIFT-UP programs will remain open as usual. Call 870-8804 for more information.

A Rummage Shop sale starts at 10 a.m. Thursday

The Phippsburg Rummage Shop's Christmas sale starts Thursday and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday until Dec. 20. The sale includes dishes, collectibles, gift items, toys, decorations and Christmas clothes. The Rummage Shop is operated by the Phippsburg Community Club, a nonprofit organization.

Free English classes at CMC on Tuesday, Thursday

Free English as a Second Language/Ingles como Segundo Idioma classes are offered at Colorado Mountain College. Classes for beginning through advanced students meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Beginners also can attend a class at 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Advanced students can join a 9 a.m. class Wednesdays. All classes meet in Willett Hall, Room 303. Call 870-4534 for more information.

Emerald City Opera seeking male singer

Emerald City Opera is seeking a male singer to perform in its Touring Opera Troupe at area schools. The Touring Troupe is part of ECO's Education & Community Outreach program fostering learning about opera and the vocal performing arts and introducing children of all ages to the world of opera and music. Contact Valerie Davia at 871-1485 or for information.

Mainstreet Steamboat in need of volunteers

Mainstreet Steamboat Springs is recruiting interested volunteers to assist with its programs. Mainstreet is a comprehensive program created by the National Trust for Historic Preservation to revive and strengthen the historic cores of communities across the nation. More than 2,000 communities are using the Mainstreet Four-Point Approach, which address design elements within the district, promotion of events and image, economic restructuring to gauge and strengthen economic health, and organization of the entities within the district as a unified voice. If you would like more information about becoming active with the Mainstreet organization, call Tracy Barnett at 846-1800 or e-mail


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