Steamboat briefs: Register by noon Friay for school supplies from Center
August 17, 2012
Steamboat Christian Center, 36013 E. U.S. Highway 40, is giving school supplies for one child to single parents. Register at http://www.steamboatchristian.com by noon Friday. Call 970-879-0063, ext. 1.
Routt County Bridges Initiative accepting referrals Friday
The Routt County Bridges Initiative is accepting referrals from local human service agencies only for the second Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin' by World class. The Getting Ahead program is a way for persons living in generational poverty to become involved in planning and developing strategies for building a better future for themselves and their family. A letter of reference and applicant self-assessment is due Friday to Routt County United Way.
Part of Yampa Street to be closed for All Arts Festival
Yampa Street will be closed from Fifth to Seventh streets until 5 p.m. Sunday for the Art Stroll at the All Arts Festival, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association. Call Sarah Leonard at 970-875-7006 for more information.
Free hunter education online course offered
The Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife will host a free hunter education online conclusion course from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Ladies Aid Hall in Yampa. Students must be at least 18 years old and must complete an approved online hunter education course prior to attending the conclusion course. Approved courses include the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) course (free), the http://www.hunter-ed.com course ($24.50) and the http://www.huntercourse.com course ($24.95).
Parks and Wildlife also will host a free traditional hunter education course for all ages from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday to Aug. 24 at the Ladies Aid Hall in Yampa. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.
Preregistration is required for both courses by calling 970-870-2197 by 5 p.m. Friday.
8th annual Arnie's golf tournament raised $1,828
The eighth annual Arnie's Army Battles Prostate Cancer golf tournament Wednesday at Steamboat Golf Club raised $1,828, according to a news release. Fifty-one golfers participated, and prize winners are as follows:
■ Seann Conway: Closest to pin, No. 3 afternoon.
■ Larry Williams: Closest to pin, No. 3 evening.
■ Kyle Swingle: Closest to pin, No. 8.
■ Rick LaChapelle: Straightest drive, No. 4.
■ Don Eden: Longest putt, No. 2.
■ Rob Hawkins: Closest to pin, second shot, No. 5.
Orchestra invites children backstage to meet director
The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra invites children younger than 13 to meet the conductor and get a backstage tour of Strings Music Pavilion at Saturday's opening concert. Those who want to participate in the free program should arrive at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m., the orchestra will open its 21st season with John Williams' famed "Star Wars" soundtrack and Sibelius' "Second Symphony" under the direction of Ernest Richardson. The cost is $1 for youths, $10 for students and $35 for adults.
Yoga on Yampa for all ages and levels Sunday
Yoga on Yampa is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sunday on Yampa Street between Fifth and Seventh streets. The outdoor community yoga class is by donation, and proceeds benefit Steamboat Dance Theatre's scholarship program. The class is being taught by Cristen Malia and Jill Barker, and all ages and levels of experience are invited to attend. Bring your own mat. For more information, visit http://www.steamboatlibrary.org/events.
Library hosting 6 book clubs, visiting authors
To celebrate the upcoming Book Feast, Bud Werner Memorial Library is hosting six book clubs featuring books from visiting authors. Each book club meets at 6 p.m. in the Teen Project Room and is appropriate for children in fourth grade and older with a parent. Clubs include:
Monday: "Mission Unstoppable" by Dan Gutman.
Tuesday: "Perloo the Bold" by Avi.
Wednesday: "Flashpoint" by Sneed Collard.
Aug. 27: "Scumble" by Ingrid Law.
Aug. 28: "Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians" by Jarrett Krosoczka.
Aug. 29: "Rapunzel, the One With all the Hair" by Wendy Mass.
Call the Kids Desk at 970-879-0240, ext. 313, to sign up.