Steamboat briefs: Eat, Give, Care fundraiser to be held for New Frontiers

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Eat, Give, Care — a fundraiser for New Frontiers for Girls & Women — is from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at 1160 Fairway Woods. Dianne Stoyko will lead the cooking class, and participants will help prepare the meal, learn new cooking techniques and then enjoy the meal. The cost is $75 per person. Register by today to Dianne at 970-871-9845, 970-819-5509 or kurowski1@msn.com. For directions to the home, call 970-879-9226.

Teen Programs hosting open gym for students

The city’s Teen Programs department is hosting an open gym for high school students from 9 to 11 p.m. today at Excel Gymnastics, 1955 Bridge Lane, Suite 1500. The event costs $5 per student and includes pizza and prizes. Download a waiver at www.steamboatsprings.net/index.aspx?NID=228 or call 970-879-4300.

Commissioners to host celebratory party today

The Routt County Board of Commissioners will hosting a party from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Steamboat Springs Community Center to celebrate the retirements of former Commissioner Nancy Stahoviak and Treasurer Jeanne Whiddon as well as to congratulate former Commissioner Diane Mitsch Bush on winning the Colorado House District 26 seat. For more information, call Helena Silva at 970-879-0108.

Columbian grouse lek viewing is on April 18

Join District Wildlife Manager Danielle Domson on April 18 on a visit to a Columbian sharp-tailed grouse lek south of Hayden and get an up-close view of male birds performing courtship displays to impress females. Participants should meet at 5 a.m. at the U.S. Forest Service Office to carpool to the site. The cost is $25 per person. Call 970-871-9151 for more information and to register. 

Vendor applications being accepted for spring events

■ The inaugural Savor Steamboat is from 3 to 6 p.m. June 15. The new event near the base of Steamboat Ski Area will feature barbecue pork and cocktail competitions. Applications are available for food and drink vendors as well as craft and agricultural vendors and are due May 25. For more information, visit www.genuinesteamboat.com/SavorSteamboat.

■ The National Cattledog Association trials are at 8 a.m. from June 12 to 16 at Flying Diamond Ranch. The booth fee is $100. Applications are due May 15.

For more information about the events, contact Misto Productions at 970-871-6786 or info@mistopro.com.

Habitat ReStore in need of volunteers during weekdays

Steamboat’s newly expanded Habitat ReStore is open in Riverside Plaza next to Pisa’s and needs volunteers to help price and sell donated furniture, lighting and building supplies. Shifts are available from noon to 2 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 970-367-8001.

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