Briefs for March 26 |

Briefs for March 26

‘McWheel’ Kids Night Out planned for April 2

The city of Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Department will host a “McWheel” Kids Night Out on April 2.

The event is for children in second through fourth grades. Children will have a McDonald’s dinner and then have fun at the Potter’s Wheel. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $12, and children should bring another $5 to $10 for the Potter’s Wheel.

Parents may register at the Parks and Recreation office. Call Jennifer Travis at 879-4300, ext. 352.

Volunteers needed to help at boys’ career day

Volunteers are needed for Boys2Men Career Day on April 13. The career day is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College. Volunteers should call Sherri at 871-3598.

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Children’s creative dance classes begin Monday

A six-week spring session of creative dance classes offered by Children’s Danceworks begins Monday for ages 3 through 8. Parent-toddler classes and a boys-only workshop for 6- through 9-year-olds with male guest teachers will be offered. Call Wendy at 736-1005 to register. All classes are at Northwest Ballet Studio, 326 Oak St.

Parks and Recreation

taking softball registration

The Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for a girls fast-pitch softball program until April 7. The program is for girls in grades two through 11 and will run from late April through July 1. Call 879-4300.

Fellowship available

to artist for workshops

The Mixed Media Painting School of Steamboat Springs offers a $500 fellowship to help the winning artist pay for their next workshop or class. The fellowship’s focus is educational and meant for artists interested in expanding their artistic style by adding new media, but applicants do not need to submit work in the mixed-media painting style to be eligible. Fellowship applications are available at the Depot Art Center, Advocates Against Battering and Abuse, Colorado Mountain College and the Yampa Valley Art Therapy Center. Applications are due April 25.

Fire cadet program being offered to ages 14 to 20

The Oak Creek Fire Protection District offers a fire cadet program to those ages 14 through 20 to allow them to gain experience and education in the field of firefighting as part of the “Learning for life, career exploring” program. An open house on the program will be at 6:30 p.m. today at the Oak Creek Fire Station. The cost of the program is $7. Call 736-8104.

‘Cabaret’ tickets on sale Tuesday for May shows

Tickets for “Cabaret,” an annual mud season variety show, go on sale at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Depot Art Center for Steamboat Springs Arts Council members and at 9 a.m. April 1 for the public. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. May 6 and 7, and 6 and 9 p.m. May 8. Call 879-9008.