Steamboat briefs: Schools carnival set for May 20 to 23

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— The Strawberry Park/Steamboat Springs Middle School Carnival is May 20 through 23 in the Meadows Parking Lot. The carnival runs from 5 to 11 p.m. May 20 and 21 and noon to 11 p.m. May 22 and 23. The carnival is a fundraiser for the schools. The carnival is free to enter, and all-day ride tickets are $18 in advance and $30 at the door. Single tickets will be available for $1 each; rides cost three to six tickets. Advance tickets are on sale at the schools, Soda Creek Elementary School, Steamboat Springs High School, Epilogue Book Co. and All That Jazz.

State, Chamber hosting small-business meeting

Groups including Steam­boat’s Chamber, Colorado’s Small Business Development Center Advisory Board and Gov. Bill Ritter’s Small Business Advisory Council will host a meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 21 at The Steamboat Grand to discuss solutions for barriers to small business. The advisory council is conducting similar meetings across the state and will report results to Gov. Ritter. Call 303-892-3809 before May 18 to RSVP.

Over The Hill Gang to hold dinner May 18

Steamboat’s Over The Hill Gang will hold its May dinner/social at 6 p.m. May 18 at Rex’s American Grill & Bar. Reservations due by May 10 to Louise Wu louisewu55@yahoo.com or 870-0791. Members, guests and prospective members are invited to attend.

Tickets are on sale for Oct. 2 Literary Sojourn

Literary Sojourn will be Oct. 2 at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. Steamboat Springs’ 18th annual festival of readers and authors features Dan Chaon, Chris Cleave, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Wally Lamb and Lori Lansens, with master of ceremonies Frank Delaney. Tickets are on sale online at www.literary

sojourn.org, or at Epilogue Book Co., Off the Beaten Path Bookstore and the Bud Werner Memorial Library. Visit www.literarysojourn.org for more details about the event, author biographies and complete reading lists.

Tickets cost $75 until Sept. 14. Call the library at 970-879-0240 for more information.

YES golf tournament is scheduled for June 2

The Youth Education Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament is June 2 at Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., with tee-off at 11. The event raises money for scholarships for graduating Routt County high school seniors. Register teams at www.steamboatchamber.com/yes or by contacting Meagan Coates at Meagan@steamboatchamber.com or 970-875-7003.

Youth Corps is searching for former CCC members

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is searching for former Civilian Conservation Corps participants who would be willing to assist with our AmeriCorps training sessions in May and June. Call Sheila Wright at 970-879-2135, ext. 1, for details.

Charter school seeks craft fair vendors for June 5

North Routt Community Charter School is looking for vendors for its fundraiser craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 5 at the school. The booth fee is $25 for a 10-foot-by-10-foot space, and extra spaces are $20. Anyone interested in being a vendor is asked to e-mail Karen Myers at kmyers@northroutt.com for information and application packet.

Registration is open for annual Economic Summit

This year’s Economic Summit, called “A New Decade: Emerging from Recession in a Changed Environment,” is May 19 and 20 at The Steamboat Grand. For a schedule and to register, visit www.steamboatchamber.com/ecosummit.

Hayden children’s camp registration now is open

Totally Kids Summer Day Camp registrations are being taken for children ages 5 to 12. Camp starts at 7 a.m. with final pickup at 6 p.m. Camp starts May 31 and runs through Aug. 31. For more information, call Carolyn at 846-9083.

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