Brief Points for Oct. 10, 2003 |

Brief Points for Oct. 10, 2003

CMC club hosts haunted dorm

The Colorado Mountain College SKY Club will present the fifth annual “Monson Chamber of Horror” haunted dormitory on the CMC campus from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31.

Admission is $7 per person at the door, and proceeds will go into the SKY Club Science Scholarship Endowment Fund. Each year, an entering freshman science or engineering major will be awarded the $500 SKY Club Science Scholarship.

For more information, call CMC professor Jimmy Westlake at 870-4537.

Snowboard Art in February

Ride Snowboards and ArtLink recently announced the return of “Snowboard Art 2: A Graphics Competition” scheduled for exhibition in February.

The grand prize design will be printed on five limited edition Ride snowboards. The grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and one of the limited-edition Ride snowboards decorated with the design. The remaining four boards will be used for fund-raising purposes for the Surfrider Foundation’s Snowrider Project, a national outreach program that seeks to educate snow-sport enthusiasts and Alpine communities on the interrelationship between the mountain and coastal environments and promote watershed stewardship.

The international competition is open to artists working in any two-dimensional medium designed to fit the official snowboard template. The Intent to Enter deadline is Dec. 17. Details are available at, and Entries from the first design competition can be viewed online at

The design competition will be held and exhibited in Steamboat Springs with an awards presentation in February.

Pottery sale held Oct. 18, 19

A pottery and sculpture sale featuring the works of 30 Steamboat Clay Artisans will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St.

Among those participating in the sale are Julie Anderson, Deb Babcock, Sue Binsfeld, Frank Bradley, Jody Elston, Eva Hansen, Rosie MacDonald, Anita Pajon, Eve Partridge, Barb Paulekas, Patti Retz and Mo Valenta.

A portion of each sale will be donated to help offset expenses for group activities such as the Soup Bowl Supper.

Call 846-9349.

Opera coming in October

Emerald City Opera and Colorado Mountain College will sponsor a performance of the Central City Opera in October. A portion of the ticket sales will support the Emerald City Opera.

The performance is part of the “Opera in the Rockies” tour, presenting an afternoon of opera scenes from “Tales of Hoffman,” “The Student Prince,” “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” “The Elixir of Love” and “Vanessa.”

“Opera in the Rockies” is scheduled for 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. For tickets, call 870-4414.

Testing day set for Oct. 18

Think you’re smart? High Mountain Mensa is participating in American Mensa’s Sixth Annual National Testing Day on Oct. 18 at two locations. Mensa tests will be administered at 12:30 p.m. at Highline Center, 2784 Crossroads Blvd. in Grand Junction and at 1:30 p.m. in the Montrose Regional Library, Townsend Avenue and South Second Street.

Individuals scoring in the top 2 percent of the general population on Mensa’s test are eligible for admission to American Mensa, the High IQ society. Call 240-4390.

‘Valley Vows’ on display

The exhibits “A Century of Valley Vows: A Community Exhibit” and “Foundations of Steamboat: The Gossard Family” are now on display at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. The exhibit traces the traditions, people and attire from weddings in Routt County during the past century.

Riverhouse Editions open

Riverhouse Editions, a fine art print workshop and gallery, is open by appointment only, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call 871-1559 or 870-8944.

Register for music program

Registration is under way for “Music Together,” an eight-week program for parents and children ages 5 and younger. The music classes involve movement, singing and instruments. Cost is $70 per parent/child pair. Call Kathy St. George at 871-1110.

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