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Hayden high students present “13: The Musical”

The Hayden High School theater program will present a production of Jason Robert Brown’s “13: The Musical” at 1 p.m. today and Sunday, Nov.13 in the high school auditorium.

Originally a Broadway show, “13: The Musical”  has been adapted by Hayden High School students for their fall production. The musical details the life of 12-year-old Evan Goldman following a move from New York City to a small town as he grapples with his parents’ divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah and navigates the social scene at his new school.

Though the show is appropriate for most audiences, parents should note that is does contain some adult language and humor.

Admission for the production is a suggested donation of $10 per ticket.

Contact Kendra DeMicco at kdemicco@haydenschools.org for more information.

Fundraiser to be held for local man battling cancer

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is sponsoring a fundraiser for Kevin Kolvereid, who is battling brain cancer. The event will be held from 5 to 9:30 p.m. today at Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Library Hall. The event includes a taco challenge, local beer and silent auction. Music entertainment will be provided by Todd Musselman. Suggested entry donations, which include food and one beverage, are $15 for adults, $5 for children 12 and younger and $40 for families.

YVSC plans for America Recycles Day activities

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council will celebrate America Recycles Day on Tuesday with free reusable bags and pledges to recycle hard-to-recycle resources.

YVSC volunteers will be handing out free, reusable shopping bags at City Market and Safeway at noon Tuesday, and students at Soda Creek Elementary, Strawberry Park Elementary and the Steamboat Springs Middle School will be making pledges to recycle as part of their America Recycles Day celebration. People of all ages are encouraged to take the “I recycle” pledge online at americarecyclesday.org/pledge.

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council also shares the following resources for hard-to-recycle items.

■ Political signs: Signs can be recycled with plastic grocery bags at Safeway, City Market or Walmart. Steamboat’s Sears Hometown Store, located at 1755 Central Park Drive, has offered to collect the metal political sign frames for recycling as scrap metal.

■ Scrap metal: D & D Enterprises and Waste Management accept scrap metal and appliances without freon for a fee. Axis Steel also plans to collect scrap metal in Steamboat Springs for free, but its public collection facility is not open yet.

■ Paint: Ace Hardware and Sherwin-Williams accept 5 gallons of paint per customer per visit at no charge.

Visit yvsc.org for more information about hard-to recycle items and an A to Z recycling location guide in Spanish or English.

Meeting held with National Geographic photographer

Bud Werner Memorial Library and Yampa Valley Photographers Club present a conversation about craft, entrepreneurship and adventure with National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Library Hall, 1289 Lincoln Ave.

Richardson has photographed more than 30 stories for National Geographic, and his work takes him around the world, from the tops of volcanic peaks to below the surface of swamps and wetlands.

Local photographer Scott Bideau will moderate a Q&A session via Skype with this globetrotting photographer, who manages worldwide adventures based out of Lindbsorg, Kansas, a town similar in size to Steamboat Springs.

In addition to taking audience questions about the craft of photography, Richardson will talk about the ongoing challenges of running a business from a small town, what it takes to cover everyday life while traveling the world as a journalist and his witness to the global agricultural obstacles in feeding a hungry planet.

This event is free. For more information, visit steamboatlibrary.org/events.

Hayden hosts Turkey Trot 5K run/walk event

Hayden will host a Turkey Trot 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run for kids at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at Dry Creek Park. The cost to participate will be a donation to the Hayden Valley Elementary School wellness team. There will be prizes for the top three finishers in the 5K and prizes for kids who grab a feather during the fun run.

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