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Division of Wildlife offers hunter education class

The Colorado Division of Wildlife will offer a hunter education class from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Sept. 23-26, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 27, at Colorado Mountain College. The cost of the course is $10. Call 870-4444.

Children’s Bible study class begins Sept. 24

“Awana,” a nondenominational children’s program emphasizing memorization and understanding of key Bible verses, will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 24 at Anchor Way Baptist Church. Call 879-7062.

Kinderdance, kindertot registration under way

Kinderdance classes begin Sept. 23 at The Center for Movement Arts, 1104 Lincoln Ave. Call Beth Dennis at 879-3669. Kindertot classes are open to 2-year-olds and kinderdance classes are open to ages 3 to 5.

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Registration under way

for North Routt yoga

North Routt Yoga is meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays at the Clark Schoolhouse. The class costs $41 and runs through Dec. 8. Enroll at Colorado Mountain College or call 870-4444.

Youth chorale seeks

talented young singers

Columbine Youth Chorale is seeking talented young singers. The children’s choir is open to all interested youths ages 8 to 14; no experience is necessary. The group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Methodist Church. The choir will present a Christmas program Dec. 13 in collaboration with the Steamboat Springs Youth Orchestra. Call 879-1996.

Tickets on sale for Saturday’s Literary Sojurn

Tickets are on sale for the 11th annual book lovers’ Literary Sojourn to be held Saturday at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. Five critically acclaimed and award-winning authors are featured in this year’s festival: Tim Cahill, Alexandra Fuller, Maxine Hong Kingston, Gus Lee and Colum McCann. Tickets may be purchased at Bud Werner Memorial Library, Off the Beaten Path bookstore or via the Literary Sojourn Web site: http://www.literarysojurn.org.

Tread of Pioneers offers

child-oriented game

The Tread of Pioneers Museum offers “Tread” treasure hunts for children. Whenever children visit the museum to tour with their parents, they will be given a map and clues to finding interesting pieces of historical information in the museum. When they’ve answered the questions on their treasure hunt, they can pick a prize.

“Bust of Steamboat”

sponsorships are $200

Sponsorships are open for the 2003 “Bust of Steamboat,” a fund-raiser for the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project. Sponsors donate $200 and in return receive a bra to decorate and two tickets to an Oct. 24 dinner where the decorated bras will be auctioned off. Call 871-7300 to become a sponsor or make a donation.

Eleanor Bliss Center

now closed on Mondays

The Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot is changing business hours and is now closed on Mondays. Both the gallery and offices will be open Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery will be open Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m.

Vendors sought for

Fall Foliage Festival

Arts and crafts vendors are being sought for the third annual Fall Foliage Festival to be held Sept. 20 in Torian Plum Plaza. Call 879-9008 for an application.

Community blood drive scheduled for Sept. 18

A community blood drive will be held from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at Yampa Valley Medical Center. To schedule an appointment, call 879-2081.

Pee Wee Adventures

registration opens today

Registration opens today for Pee Wee Adventures, a recreation-based program for toilet-trained 2.5- to 5-year-olds. The group meets from 9:15 to 11:45 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 2-April 15. The cost is $10 per day. Call 879-4300.