Steamboat briefs: Over The Hill Gang offers free daily tours of ski area
December 14, 2010
Steamboat's Over The Hill Gang is offering free daily guided tours of the ski area. Meet outside of Bear River Bar & Grill in Gondola Square at 8:45 a.m. The tour departs at 9 a.m. The group primarily skis on intermediate and advanced trails. All skiers 50 and older are encouraged to take part. An Over the Hill Gang happy hour is at 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Ptarmigan Inn. Call Frank Dolman at 970-870-8793 with questions.
Steamboat Art Museum is in need of volunteers
The Steamboat Art Museum needs volunteers to help in its exhibit galleries and gift shop. Volunteers work two hours a week and may be asked to greet visitors, give informal tours, help with clerical work and conduct sales in the museum gift shop. Contact Betsy at 970-870-1755 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit library's website to download audio books
Digital natives with a Windows 7, 32-bit or 64-bit computer can download audio books through the Bud Werner Memorial Library's NetLibrary. Library cardholders can go to the library's website at http://www.steamboatlibrary.org/opacdown loadablemedia.html to create an account and download the software onto their computers. Call the library's reference desk for assistance at 970-879-0240 ext. 331.
French-speaking volunteers are sought to help residents
French-speaking volunteers are needed to assist to non-English-speaking residents of Steamboat Springs. Call Anna at 970-870-3069.
Children's book club kits are available at library
Children can start their own kids' book clubs with Bud Werner Memorial Library's Book Buzz Kits. Each kit contains eight paperback copies of books and discussion questions for a variety of titles for boys and girls ages 7 to 12. Kits can be checked out for six weeks. They can be reserved up to three months in advance by calling the children's library at 970-879-0240, ext. 314.
Steamboat Springs Little League seeks donations
Steamboat Springs Little League is raising money to improve the quality of the fields and get better equipment. To donate money, call Phil Pagliaro at 970-590-7076. To donate materials, call Pat McElhiney at 970-846-8734. Donations are tax-deductible.
VNA offers birth control, screenings for women
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 is offered free to low cost based on income. Make an appointment in Steamboat at 970-879-1632 or in Craig at 970-824-8233.