Steamboat briefs: Hayden Public Library closed for Labor Day

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The Hayden Public Library will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. The library will reopen Tuesday.

Free golf for juniors with paying adult on Labor Day

Haymaker Golf Course is offering free golf for juniors ages 18 and younger with a paying adult Monday. The holiday weekend also features discounted rates of $49 for nine holes with a cart and $79 for 18 holes with a cart through 3 p.m. Monday.

The golf course also is offering the following programs:

■ Thursday: free range instruction with a golf pro from 5 to 7 p.m.

■ Saturday: three-club scramble tournament with 9:30 a.m. tee times, $25.

■ Sept. 14 and 15: Haymaker Golf Classic 36-hole individual stroke play, $135

■ Sept. 21: Big Thursday Championship with 9:30 a.m. tee times

■ Sept. 27 to 29: HayCup Open with a 4:30 p.m. shotgun start Sept. 27 and a 9:30 shotgun start Sept. 28 and 29, $35 plus green fees

For more information or to register for any of these events, call 970-870-1846.

Asters on sale to benefit VNA hospice program

Asters are on sale through Saturday to benefit the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s hospice program. The VNA’s Hospice and Palliative Care program helps more than 300 kids grieve the loss of a loved one each year in Steamboat Springs and Craig, according to a news release.

The asters come in 4-inch pots and are $5 each. Orders can be made at www.nwcovna.org, or the asters can be purchased from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Elkstone Farm Stand and all day Saturday at City Market and Walmart in Steamboat Springs. For more information, call Dervla Lacy at 970-871-7603.

Tickets go on sale Saturday for the Rubber Ducky Race

Tickets for the annual Rubber Ducky Race go on sale at 10 a.m. at Ace at the Curve and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at City Market on Saturday. Tickets are $10 each, and proceeds benefit Yampa Valley Medical Center. The 26th annual event is Sept. 14.

Golf 4 Advocates is on Friday at Rollingstone

The second annual Golf 4 Advocates tournament begins with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Friday at Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club. The tournament features teams of four compete for prizes. Mulligans are available, and there also is a four-hole putting contest that can be entered for $2. The cost is $110 and includes 18 holes, cart, lunch and a gift bag. Proceeds benefit Advocates Building Peaceful Communities. To register, call Advocates at 970-879-2034 or Rollingstone at 970-879-1391.

Howelsen Hill to host Family Fun Festival

A Family Fun Festival is from 1 to 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at Howelsen Hill. The event includes games, races, live music and a silent auction. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and younger and includes food. Proceeds from the event benefit Steamboat residents Izaac Kinnison and Scott Blair, who both have been diagnosed with brain tumors.

Izaac, 11, is in sixth grade at Steamboat Springs Middle School. Izaac originally was diagnosed in May 2012. After being cleared in February, he found out in June that the tumor had returned.

Blair was diagnosed after suffering a seizure while skinning up Mount Werner on May 5.

The silent auction features merchandise including ski gear, restaurant and hotel certificates, jewelry, art, spa treatments, cleaning and veterinary services and more.

Those who are unable to attend can make a donation to Locals Helping Locals at any Wells Fargo.

Tennis Center at Steamboat hosts end of summer event

The End of Summer Smash is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs, 12500 Pine Grove Road. The event features 7.0 and below as well as 7.5 and above divisions. Everyone should bring a potluck dish for dinner at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for Steamboat Tennis Association members and $20 for nonmembers. Register at the front desk or by calling 970-879-840.

South Routt to bring back story-hour for preschoolers

Story-hour for preschoolers returns to South Routt the week of Sept. 9. The group will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Yampa Public Library and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Oak Creek Public Library. For more information, call 970-638-4654 in Yampa or 414-764-4400 in Oak Creek.

Volunteers are needed for Steamboat Art Museum

Volunteers are needed at the Steamboat Art Museum and museum shop. Those who are interested are asked to contact Dottie at 970-870-1755 or sam@steamboatartmuseum.org.

Community Barn Dance is set for Sept. 21 at ranch

The sixth annual Community Barn Dance and Barbecue is from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 21 at Wandering Creek Ranch, 33850 Routt County Road 14. The event includes live music and dancing, barbecue from Rex’s American Grill & Bar, children’s activities and a raffle. It is is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs and benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs.

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