Briefs for Sept. 11 |

Briefs for Sept. 11

‘Foundation of Steamboat’ on display at museum

The newest exhibit at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, “Foundation of Steamboat: The Gay Family” is on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Library continuing girls’ book talk this fall

Bud Werner Memorial Library will continue its popular book discussion series, “It’s a Girl Thing” this fall.

The free program is open to girls ages 10 to 12 and a woman partner such as a mother, grandmother, friend or teacher. Pairs may sign up for one or two discussions. Program dates are Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10. Programs are from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the library. The library will give each pair a copy of the discussion book to keep.

Registration is required. Call the library at 879-0240 or stop by the children’s desk to sign up. Space is limited.

Ski Corp., Ag Alliance

hold Ranch Rendezvous

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. and the Community Agricultural Alliance will be hosting Ranch Rendezvous Day and Art On The Mountain from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the base of the gondola. Families can enjoy the many regional arts and crafts booths, along with a petting zoo, wagon rides, roping and farrier demonstrations, horse-hair braiding and quilt making. 4-H club participants will bring their animals to display, and there will be many other displays and demonstrations to entertain the entire family. A community barbecue will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Horizons seeks volunteers for community market

Volunteers are needed to help with the Horizons Community Market, which will take place today and will feature an assortment of vendors, crafters and delicious food. It is a fund-raiser for Horizons and a great way to kick off Steamboat’s cool autumn days. Call Chrissie at 879-4466, ext. 116.

Literary Sojourn tickets

on sale for Oct. 2 festival

Literary Sojourn tickets are on sale for the Oct. 2 festival of authors. The five critically acclaimed authors featured in this year’s event are Cristina Garcia, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Audrey Niffenegger, David Quammen and Brady Udall. Purchase tickets for $75 at Bud Werner Memorial Library, Off the Beaten Path Bookstore or by mail via the Literary Sojourn Web site: For more information, call the Library at 879-0240, or Off the Beaten Path Bookstore at 879-6830.

Funds available for

mammograms, treatment

The Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project has funds available through the end of the year to help pay for mammograms or breast cancer treatment for women who cannot afford such services. Call 879-1632.

2004 Bust of Steamboat

sponsorships available

Sponsorships for the 2004 Bust of Steamboat are available. Artists and designers are invited to sponsor and decorate a bra for the Bust of Steamboat. Bras will be sold at a live auction Oct. 22 at the Depot Art Center. Sponsorships are a tax-deductible donation of $250 to Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project. All funds benefit uninsured or underinsured women of the Yampa Valley who are in need of mammograms or financial assistance for breast cancer treatment. Call Debbie Curd at 871-7907 or 879-2373.

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