Colorado Mountain College is offering an eight-week power walking class from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 12 to Aug. 2. Call 970-870-4444 to register through Sunday. The cost is $45. Call instructor Janet Studer at 970-879-3624 with questions.
Yampa River Botanic Park to host series of classes
Yampa River Botanic Park will be hosting a series of free and informative Wednesday Wonderings classes from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. throughout the summer. Join local experts as they share their knowledge and expertise with the community. Find the class schedule at www.yampariverbotanicpark.org and at SteamboatToday.com/events. Wednesday is the first class, with botanist Karen Vail sharing hints to plant identification.
Yampa River Botanic Park to sell perennials at market
Yampa River Botanic Park board members will sell at the Mainstreet Farmers Market perennial varieties that do well in our growing environment. The farmers market runs Saturdays from June 9 through September at Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Master gardeners also will be able to answer questions about growing requirements for the plants. The proceeds will go to support ongoing garden maintenance.
Class on writing a book starts today at college
A class about writing a successful book starts from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus. Edith Lynn Hornik-Beer, the author of five published books, will teach the course, which meets for one month and costs $50. Topics covered include how to organize a book, develop a style, approach agents and publishing houses, market a book and publish and sell on the Internet. Register for English 901/66061 at www.coloradomtn.edu or by calling 970-870-4444.
Free food safety class is offered by Routt County
Routt County Environmental Health is offering a free food safety class from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Hahn’s Peak Roadhouse. This free class offers interactive, hands-on training focused on the leading risk factors linked to food borne illness. Preregistration is required. For more information, contact Heather Savalox at 970-870-5588 or email@example.com.