Steamboat briefs: LIFT-UP of Routt County distributing coats Friday

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Ski Town Cleaners, Colorado Group Realty and LIFT-UP of Routt County will be distributing clean winter coats from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at LIFT-UP Food Bank, 2125 Curve Court. For more information, call 970-870-8804.

The Center for Visual Arts fundraiser is set for Friday

A Halloween bash fundraiser for the Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts is at 6 p.m. Friday at Larson’s Barn, 32380 Wild Goose Lane. There will be a cash bar, prize drawings and a costume contest. The cost is $30 and includes a barbecue dinner from Steamboat Smokehouse, live music from The Worried Men, one drink ticket and one prize-drawing ticket. Tickets can be purchased at All That Jazz or the Center for Visual Arts, 906 Lincoln Ave. Call 970-846-5970 for more information.

Clerk and Recorder hours detailed for election period

If you have not received your ballot for the 2011 election, call the Routt County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 970-870-5556. Completed ballots must be received at the Clerk and Recorder’s Office no later than 7 p.m. Nov. 1. The Clerk and Recorder’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Monday, and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Applications for historic designation due Nov. 24

Applications for designation on the Routt County Register of Historic Properties are due in the Routt County Board of Commissioners Office in the Routt County Courthouse by Nov. 24. Applications will be reviewed by the Routt County Historic Preservation Board at its Dec. 14 meeting. Call Dee Bolton at 970-879-0108 for more information. Find an application at www.co.routt.co.us.

Teens on Tour program registration ends Thursday

Registration closes at 5:30 p.m. Thursday for the Teens on Tour program for middle school students. The program is a trip to Denver on Nov. 10 and 11. The cost is $125 and includes a trip to an indoor trampoline park and dodgeball arena, shopping at FlatIron Crossing, hotel accommodations and some meals. Register at the Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department or call 970-879-4300 with questions.

Cool Pool Pentathlon at Old Town Hot Springs on Nov. 10

The Cool Pool Pentathlon returns to the Old Town Hot Springs at 10 a.m. Nov. 10. Five-person teams compete on a course that includes climbing the stairs and racing down the slide, running the width of the shallow pool, kayaking in the lap pool and swimming or kicking one length of the lap pool. The cost is $25, and age categories include students in kindergarten through second grade, third through fifth grade and sixth through eighth grade. The deadline to register is Nov. 9. Call 970-879-1828, ext. 0.

Friends of Stagecoach is seeking board members

Friends of Stagecoach is seeking new candidates to serve on the board of directors. The mission of the group is to enhance recreation, encourage education and support preservation at the state park. The board typically meets four times per year. Those interested in serving on the board should submit a letter of interest to Tonja Elkins at telkins@steamboatresorts.com. The next meeting is at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Stagecoach State Park main office.

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is seeking school lockers

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, a nonprofit, is in need of school lockers. Call 970-879-2135 to arrange a pickup.

Whiteout Volleyball Club looking for more coaches

The Whiteout Volleyball Club of Steamboat Springs is looking for dedicated, experienced coaches for all age levels. These are paid positions that go from November through April. If interested, contact Darcey Johnston at coachdarcey@gmail.com.

E-books available at Bud Werner Memorial Library

Bud Werner Memorial Library offers e-books that can be downloaded onto members’ Amazon Kindles using OverDrive from the library’s website.

To download library e-books onto a Kindle, simply browse the collection by visiting to www.steamboatlibrary.org/downloads and clicking on the link for “Over­Drive.” Find an e-book and add it to your virtual book bag, proceed to checkout, enter your library card number, and click the “Get for Kindle” button. This action opens the www.amazon.com website, and you will be required to sign into your account. If your Kindle is not wireless enabled, you can download e-books to a USB thumb drive and load the book onto your Kindle. Contact the Reference Department at 970-879-0240, ext. 331, or budref@steamboatlibrary.org.

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