Steamboat briefs: Registration for music performance education ensembles closes Friday

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The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra’s music performance education ensembles begin Sept. 10. String ensemble, cello choir and flute choir will be offered. The registration deadline is Friday. Scholarships are available for students younger than 20, and those applications are due Wednesday. Registration forms, scholarship applications and additional information are available at www.steamboatorchestra.org or by calling 970-870-3223.

Stagecoach Furry Scurry is Saturday at state park

Bring your four-legged friends to the Keystone day-use area at Stagecoach State Park at 11 a.m. Saturday for the first Stagecoach Furry Scurry, sponsored by the Friends of Stagecoach State Park. There will be people treats, dog treats, $5 goodie bags with a doggie bandana and raffle prizes for your pet. A photographer will be taking pictures of people and their pets for use in park advertisements and on the park website.

Register for English classes on Tuesday at CMC for $50

Registration for English classes/Clases de Inglés para todos niveles is at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Colorado Mountain College’s Bristol Hall, Room 122. The cost is $50. Call 970-870-4534 with questions. Preguntas al 970-846-1255.

Expert on prostate cancer to speak Sept. 10 at YVMC

Yampa Valley Medical Center will host a presentation by Dr. E. David Crawford, an international expert on prostate cancer, at 6 p.m. Sept. 10. Crawford is a professor of surgery and radiation oncology and the director of urologic oncology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He is a recognized expert in prostate cancer, benign prostate hypertrophy and other urologic cancers. In addition to his teaching duties, he serves as associate director of the University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center in Denver.

Crawford has been recognized as one of the best doctors in America, one of the best cancer doctors and one of the top 20 urologists in the country by Men’s Health magazine.

The presentation, “Controversies surrounding the prevention and screening for prostate cancer,” will be in the YVMC conference rooms. The program is free, and no registration is required.

LiveWell program to help families with healthy eating

LiveWell Northwest Colorado is helping families be healthy by working to improve eating habits and to be more physically active through the “Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0” program. The program sets the goal each day of eating five or more fruits and vegetables, watching two or fewer hours of TV, getting an hour or more of physical activity and drinking zero sugary drinks. For more information about the program, visit www.nwcovna.org/livewell.php or call LiveWell Northwest Colorado Community Coordinator Barb Parnell at 970-819-4110.

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