Steamboat briefs: Library presents workshop on Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’

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Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a six-week Shakespeare workshop focusing on “Henry V” led by veteran English teacher Sally Frostic. The workshop is from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Feb. 1 and ending March 7. It is geared toward first-time and experienced Shakespeare readers. The overall emphasis is on enjoyment of “Henry V” through discussions, reading brief excerpts together and learning about the playwright and his world. Participants are asked to commit to the reading and attend most of the sessions. To sign up, contact Adult Programs Coordinator Jennie Lay at jlay@steamboatlibrary.org or 970-879-0240, ext. 317. The workshop is limited to 25 participants, and the library will loan copies of “Henry V” to all participants. More information is at www.steamboatlibrary.org/events.

6th Moonshine Ski & Dine fundraiser to be held Feb. 4

The sixth annual Moonshine Ski & Dine fundraiser is from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 4 at Catamount Ranch & Club. Tickets are $45 and include drinks, appetizers, chili and desserts. There also will be a silent auction. The event benefits the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps. For reservations or more information, contact Laura Karch at 970-879-2135 or laura@rockymountainyouthcorps.com. 

Registration now open for spring orchestra ensembles

The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra is accepting registration forms and scholarship applications for spring education ensembles. The orchestra is offering a cello choir, flute choir and string ensemble groups. Musicians of all ages meet once per week, culminating in a concert under the direction of Ernest Richardson in March. For more information, visit the education section at www.steamboatorchestra.org or call 970-870-3223. 

VNA holds drop-in flu clinics Thursdays through January

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone ages 6 months and older be vaccinated against the flu. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is reporting confirmed cases of influenza resulting in hospitalizations. It’s not too late to get vaccinated. Drop-in flu clinics are held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays through January at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association office in Steamboat. Flu shots always are available by appointment. Adult flu shots/FluMist are $16, and children’s flu shots/FluMist are $14 or less. For more information, visit www.nwcovna.org or call the flu hotline at 970-871-7624.

Applications accepted for 4 Yellow foundation grants

Grant applications for the 4 Yellow foundation will be accepted from organizations that provide cancer services or support cancer initiatives in Steamboat Springs. The foundation raises funds and awareness to combat cancer globally and locally. Proposals must be sent by 4 p.m. Feb. 20 as a PDF file to jennifer@yvcf.org. Award notification is March 30 at the Ski 4 Yellow event. Visit www.yvcf.org for more information.

VNA offering birth control, STD screenings for women

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Women’s Health Clinic is offering free IUDs, Nuvaring and Implanon. Other birth control, STD screenings and general women’s health care also is offered free to low cost based on income. All income levels are welcome. Make an appointment in Steamboat at 970-879-1632 or in Craig at 970-824-8233.

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