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News in brief for June 13

Driver Safety Program will be held Wednesday

An AARP Driver Safety Program for drivers ages 50 and older is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The cost is $10. State law requires insurance savings for people taking the course; call your insurance agent for details. Call 879-0064 to sign up for the course.

Library holding book sale at Depot Art Center

Bibliomaniacs, those people who collect and treasure books to the point of madness, won’t want to miss the Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Annual Book Sale on Saturday at the Depot Art Center. Book lovers will discover a treasure trove of second-hand books at the bargain price of $1 per pound. This year, a Scholastic Book Sale for children will be held in conjunction with the event, with new books for sale at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Both sales run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds from the book sales will benefit the services, programs and collections of the Bud Werner Memorial Library. Call 879-0240.

YVMC is looking for

program volunteers

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Yampa Valley Medical Center is looking for volunteers to help with its Kiddie Kuddler program and to help residents in the Doak Walker Care Center. Call volunteer coordinator Mindy Fontaine at 870-1146.

Local Subaru owners

invited to Saturday event

Local Subaru owners are invited to attend Steamboat’s free “Park-n-Boogie” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Colorado Mountain College parking lot overlooking town. Call 870-4479.

4-H club hosting annual charity horseback ride

The Steamboat 4-H Club will host the 10th annual charity horseback ride to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 9 a.m. Saturday. The ride travels from the Red Dirt Trailhead on Rout County Road 129 to the Strawberry Park Hot Springs, where lunch is served and discounted admission to the pools is available. The ride then returns to C.R. 129. Call 879-2968.

Artists needed for

Torian Plum’s Art Walks

Artists are being sought to participate in Torian Plum’s summer Art Walks, which will take place July 15 and 29 and from Aug. 12 to 14. Call Shawn Donnelly at 879-6296.

Hayden Rec Board seeking Summerfest vendors

The town of Hayden Recreation Board is seeking vendors of arts, crafts, children’s items, garden items, etc. for the fourth annual Hayden Valley Summerfest, to be held July 2. Vendors must have or apply for a Colorado state Sales Tax License and a Hayden Sales Tax License. If interested, call Lindsay at 276-3741.