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Steamboat Conversations event to focus on addiction, treatment

The community is invited to participate in a discussion about addiction, treatment and recovery during the next Steamboat Conversations from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Steamboat Art Museum, 801 Lincoln Ave.
The free event is hosted quarterly by the Steamboat Pilot & Today. The inaugural conversation was held in January and focused on special events.
This week's conversation will be held in partnership with The Foundry treatment center, Steamboat's first and only inpatient treatment facility. Foundry COO Austin Eubanks and Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Michael Barnes, along with several individuals who are in recovery, will present information on the topic, and Editor Lisa Schlichtman will facilitate an open discussion on the important issues surrounding addiction, treatment and recovery and how the Steamboat Springs community can support and engage with those recovering from alcohol or drug addiction.
Email Schlichtman at lschlichtman@steamboattoday.com for more information.

Steamboat Springs school district board to meet Monday

The Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education will hold a business meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the district office, 325 Seventh St. Agenda items include a Strawberry Park Elementary School update and a 2018-19 preliminary budget discussion. Board meetings are open to the public and available to watch live during the meetings. All meetings recorded within the last year are also available to view on the district website.

Public lands stories sought for new performance, 'Grounded'

Bud Werner Memorial Library and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council are seeking story submissions for "Grounded," an evening of multimedia storytelling that will honor Colorado Public Lands Day on Thursday, May 17.
"Grounded" will be a free community storytelling event, a "live magazine" performance in Library Hall with an overarching theme of public lands. It will be constructed like a glossy magazine, but instead of printing it on dead trees, "Grounded" will be performed live before an audience.
Art, essay, literary review, short story or even an imaginative advertisement are all fair game – as long as the message relates to public lands. The culmination of these stories performed together will be an edited and curated magazine — performed live before the community.
Submissions will be accepted through Monday.
Contact the library's adult programs coordinator, Jennie Lay at jlay@steamboatlibrary.org with questions. Detailed guidelines for submission can be found at steamboatlibrary.org/events/grounded-now-seeking-the-communitys-story-submissions-about-public-lands-2018.

Volunteers can adopt, maintain their favorite Steamboat trail

The city of Steamboat Springs' Open Space and Trails Department is looking for individuals or organizations interested in volunteering their time to help maintain neighborhood trails like Blue Sage, Fox Creek, Rita's Route, Butcherknife and Lower Spring Creek along with sections of the Yampa River Core Trail.
The Adopt-A-Trail program requires a two-year commitment that involves visiting a section of the Core Trail or other neighborhood trail at least once a month from May to October. Signs acknowledging each volunteer organization are installed at the beginning and end of the adopted section.
For additional information, to see if a trail is already dedicated or to sign up for the Adopt-A-Trail program, contact Open Space and Trails coordinator Jenny Carey before May 1 at 970-871-7014 or jcarey@steamboatsprings.net.

Tread of Pioneers creates self-guided, interactive walking tour

The Tread of Pioneers Museum staff has taken the self-guided Downtown Historical Walking Tour of Steamboat Springs into the digital world. The tour map was compiled by the museum with the help of Historic Routt County and historian James L. Crawford, and now, a new Google map tour showcases the stories and significance of 22 of Steamboat's most noteworthy downtown historical buildings and an extended tour of 10 other historical sites within the city limits.
Photos of the buildings and historical information with historic register listing status are included in the tour. Many of the buildings featured on the tour have large, bronze plaques with additional historical information. The tour takes one to two hours.
The new Google map tour can be found at bit.ly/2DLnyQX. Visit treadofpioneers.org for more information.