Briefs for Feb. 23 |

Briefs for Feb. 23

Hayden library hosts Scholastic book fair

The Hayden Public Library will hold a Scholastic book fair beginning Tuesday and running through March 9. The fair is open during the library’s regular business hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. All proceeds will benefit the library’s children’s section.

Spring gymnastics begin March 15; register now

Registration is under way for spring gymnastics sessions that begin March 15 at the old junior high school. Classes are available for ages 1 to teen and costs vary by class. Call 879-1624.

Children’s health fairs

held throughout March

Free children’s health fairs will be held throughout Routt County during March. The events, open to children 4 months to 5 years old, are an interagency effort to promote good health. Vision, hearing, language, physical and thinking-skills screenings will be provided.

The first fair is March 8 and 9 in South Routt. To make an appointment, call 736-2313 after Feb. 22.

The second fair is March 15 and 16 in Steamboat Springs; call 879-0391 after Feb. 29 to make an appointment.

The final fair is March 18 and 19 in Hayden. Call 276-3756 after Feb. 29 to make an appointment.

YOGA for Teens series

set to begin March 2

YOGA for Teens, a co-ed six-week series is from 3:45 to 4:45 Tuesdays beginning March 2 at the Yoga Rx Studio at Bear River Center. The cost is $50 for the series and registration is required. Call 879-2083.

Volunteers sought for eighth-graders Career Day

Volunteers are needed to help with the eighth annual eighth-grade girls Career Day to be held April 13. Volunteer opportunities range from presenting workshops to handling administrative tasks. Call Karen Bomberg at 879-1476.

Girl Scout cookies on sale; proceeds help local Scouts

Girl Scout cookies are available for sale, and proceeds benefit the local Girl Scouts. Residents can place orders by contacting any Girl Scout or by calling Shauna at 870-6073. Cookies will be delivered between Feb. 14 and 29.

Annual writers conference scheduled for July 17

The 23rd annual writers conference, hosted by Steamboat Springs Arts Council affiliate Steamboat Writers Group, will by from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17. The conference will feature seminars with award-winning science-fiction writer Connie Willis and nationally recognized poet David Mason. The cost is $45 and covers four workshops and luncheon. To register, e-mail sswriters@ or call the Depot Art Center at 879-9008.

Online information source seeking artists for logo, an online information source for the Yampa Valley, is seeking artists to participate in a contest to design a logo for the Web site. Submissions, which are due March 31, should include the URL “” Entries will be posted on the Web site April 1 and a winner will be announced April 14. The winner will receive $250. For contest rules, go to

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