Briefs for July 10 |

Briefs for July 10

Perry-Mansfield presents two theater performances

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts Camp presents”Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” by comedian Steve Martin. It is a look at how things might have gone if Picasso had by chance met Albert Einstein at a bar in Paris. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. July 17.

The second play, “The Children’s Hour,” by Lillian Hellman, explores the close relationship and resulting tragedy surrounding two teachers at a girls’ boarding school after a vicious student starts rumors. “The Children’s Hour” shows at 8 p.m. July 17 and 2 p.m. July 18.

Both plays contain adult themes. Call 879-7125 for tickets and information.

‘La BohÃme’ will be

in high school auditorium

Emerald City Opera in Steamboat Springs presents “La BohÃme,” featuring LeRoy Lehr of the Metropolitan Opera, James Taylor from New York City Opera and Kara Shay Thompson of Chicago Opera Theater, at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 and 3 p.m. Aug. 8 in the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium. Tickets are $15 to $65. Call 879-1996 or visit

YVMC Auxiliary volunteers hosting blood drive July 22

A blood drive sponsored by the Yampa Valley Medical Center Auxiliary volunteers is from 12:30 to 6 p.m. July 22 at the medical center. Bonfils Blood Center will conduct the drive. All donors will receive a Bonfils Nalgene water bottle. Appointments are required. Call Barbara Hughes at 870-6267 to schedule a donation time.

New Pony Club forming, will meet Saturdays

The Down Valley Pony Club, a satellite of the Yampa Valley Pony Club, is forming and will meet Saturday mornings in Hayden and weekday mornings in Craig and Steamboat Springs as needed. For more information about the Pony Club, visit the organization’s Web site at or call District Commissioner Becky Thayer at 824-0311.

Veterans can receive

information at VA office

Veterans can receive information on veterans’ benefits by calling 879-3075, ext. 104, or stopping by the Routt County Veterans Affairs Office in Sundance at Fish Creek, next to the Driver’s License Office. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Bring Discharge Form 214 for registration with the county and application for VA programs. For more information, e-mail Veterans Affairs Officer Michael Condie at

Medic First Aid/CPR class will be held at CMC

A Medic First Aid/CPR class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 23 at Colorado Mountain College. The cost is $20.50. Register by calling 870-4444.

Family enrichment program offered Tuesday to August

“Creating Lasting Family Connections,” a six-week, research-validated family enrichment program geared toward parents and children entering sixth, seventh or eighth grades, is being offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 17. Learn how to build better relationships, make better decisions and create a stronger family. The cost is $50 a family. Call Grand Futures Prevention Coalition in Routt County at 879-6188.

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